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.
On this week's eco@africa, we see how reusable sanitary pads are helping Nigerian schoolgirls stay in school, we sit on burning tires in Niger and visit the guardian of Tsavo National Park in Kenya.
On eco@africa, we meet some charismatic cats in Uganda, the people turning poop into energy in Kenya and Tanzanians transforming plastic waste into comfy seats. All this and much more on the latest show!
Kenya and Rwanda are seen by the UN as exemplary in the fight against a deadly menace: pollution. An international meeting in Nairobi is trying to come up with a global strategy to protect humankind.
Nneota Egbe has spent the past eightyears as an anchor, reporter and producer for Channels Television in Lagos, Nigeria. Sharon Momanyi is currently working with KTN as a reporter and anchor in Nairobi, Kenya.
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