When it ends up untreated in the environment, cooking oil can cause serious problems. One entrepreneur in Cameroon wants to clean up in more ways than one by turning the stuff into soap and detergent.
On this week's eco@africa, we meet an entrepreneur turning cooking oil into soap, find out about a contentious green energy project in Uganda and a firm making life easier for African farmers with a solar-powered fridge.
Solomon Sodeinde, who recently picked up a DW blogging award for a photo series on oil pollution in the Niger Delta, writes about environmental issues in Nigeria. Here he shares his favorite African environment blogs.
Nneota Egbe is a veteran host at eco@africa. He reveals what he's learned in that time, describes some memorable moments and explains what Africans and Europeans can learn from each other regarding the environment.
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!
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