Daily Archives: August 26, 2019

Solar-Irrigated Farms Face Unexpected Threat in Zimbabwe: Hungry Elephants

When one of Zimbabwe's first solar mini-grid systems was installed in this drought-prone village near the Botswana border in 2016, residents thought their problems were solved.Cheap, clean power ran irrigation pumps that kept the community's wheat, mai...

Thousands Flee Violence in Cameroon’s English-Speaking Regions

Tens of thousands of people have deserted Cameroon's conflict prone English-speaking regions after a bloody weekend. Fighting between the military and separatists left at least 40 people dead, and a prominent Catholic bishop was abducted. The renewed f...

DRC Announces Government 8 Months After Vote

The Democratic Republic of Congo has announced a coalition government.The announcement comes eight months after President Felix Tshisekedi won a long-delayed presidential election."The government is finally here," Prime Minister Sylvestre Ilunga Ilukam...