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Islamist militants have been rampaging in northern Mozambique, but due to a restrictive government information policy, there have been few details from the ground. DW correspondent Adrian Kriesch got some rare insights.
On this week's edition of Eco Africa, we check out gorilla protection in DR Congo, bamboo homes in Nigeria and seed banks in Uganda.
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After the world's largest emitter set an ambitious 2060 carbon neutrality target in September, its 14th five-year plan is a tentative roadmap to achieving its climate goals.
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