South African engineer and CEO of Green Design Vere Shaba is on a mission to make Africa's cities greener by designing energy efficient buildings for Africa.
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The Biovac Institute reached a deal with Pfizer to prepare and deliver vaccine doses for the continent. It comes amid an increase of cases in Africa, where just 2% of the population have received a first dose.
In the earth beneath the Czech Republic lies gold worth €20 billion. But unlike the country's lithium reserves, this gold is not planned to be mined — due to environmental concerns and economic factors.
Emerging economies are increasingly investing in clean power grids over polluting power plants, but many are still reluctant to quit coal.
On this edition of Eco Africa we see how a group is trying to bring migratory birds back to Burkina Faso, use some eco-friendly soap from the Cape Verde Islands and vacuum up plastic on South Africa's beaches.
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