Investors are showing growing interest in Africa as a textile manufacturing location. Low wages, steady growth and youthful populations are among the reasons companies are looking towards the continent.
Contaminated food poses a major health and economic threat to sub-Saharan Africa. While efforts are taken to provide safe food for exports, governments are reijigging the system to do more for domestic markets.
Many European countries want to restrict migration with stricter border controls and more deportations. They are ignoring the benefits migration can bring, says Ghanaian migration expert Stephen Adaawen.
On this week's Eco Africa, we check out mud homes in Ghana that are saving on energy costs, meet a Zambian cartoonist fighting climate change with comics and visit a project making pencils out of newspaper.
Vaccinations save lives, but African countries almost always have to import the necessary serums. Now some governments are talking about producing vaccines locally — but it's not that simple.
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