Young Africans seek innovative ways of tackling real issues, South Sudanese schoolchildren spend three years without attending class and Zambia hopes to empower its youth.
Producer/ Host: Chrispin Mwakideu
There's big money in the illegal ivory trade - and that means it's an often bloody business. DW joins an anti-poaching unit on patrol in Zimbabwe to find out how they've been able to combat poachers and save elephants.
After years of relying on food handouts, Zimbabwe expects this year to have a substantial maize harvest. But the government must make the crop more attractive to farmers to further ease the perennial hunger problem.
Southern Africa is facing a plague of pests which is threatening crop harvests and food supplies for millions of people. Zimbabwe hosts an emergency FAO meeting next week to shape a coordinated regional response.
The United Nations is holding emergency talks in Harare to address the crop-eating "armyworm" caterpillars currently devastating farmland across several African countries.
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