In some parts of Africa, children rely on poisonous kerosene lamps to study at night. But an enterprising 23-year-old's new backpack complete with solar panels and batteries could change that.
Education and fighting poverty are key to combatting the effects of extreme weather, says Joseph Mukabana, Director of the Office for Africa and Least Developed Countries at the World Meteorological Organization.
From making eco-friendly coal out of banana skins to using poop to fuel cooking stoves, eco@africa has featured a host of greener alternatives to charcoal. We've picked our top five innovations.
On this week's eco@africa, we visit Zimbabwe, where textile waste is being turned into stationery, check out efforts to save Manta rays, and meet kids in South Africa who are learning about nature through photography.
As Israel turns 70, DW takes a look at the ups and downs of its relationship to African countries over the past decades. More recently, the Israeli government has shown renewed interest in the continent.
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