A trip to the barbershop in Lagos can often end with a power cut instead of a haircut. Now a green energy firm is offering affordable solar panels that will provide stylists with free electricity.
In 2017, eco@africa featured a host of eco heroes bringing solar power to their communities through innovative business ideas and inventions. Here are our top five solar solutions from Africa.
Based in Lagos, Nigeria, Nneota Egbe presents environmental issues and solutions from West Africa.
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.
DW's half-hour radio show and podcast Living Planet makes the environment matter to you.
Join us in Nigeria, where entrepreneurs are making waves with solar clocks and green fashions. Plus: Making paper out of grass and how boosting businesses could help protect wildlife in Ethiopia.
Politicians and finance industry representatives are meeting to discuss how to promote green investments to fight global climate change. The summit is taking place on the second anniversary of the Paris climate accord.
A polar bear can barely walk through an Arctic landscape almost void of ice. The photographer has said his team members were "pushing through their tears" to film the scene.
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.
You're very unlikely to find two snowflakes that look exactly the same. These are the basic shapes.
Nature offers an array of different landscapes - wetlands are some of the most diverse. Some don't even look wet.
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