Browsing All posts tagged under »African Environmentalism«

Scientifically Improved Crops: Expediting Africa’s War Against Poverty

September 13, 2021 by

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By Vijay Raj Jayaraj ~ The popular mainstream media hardly captures the struggle for development in Africa. Apart the usual anecdotes on poverty, we are seldom showcased the actual interventions needed in the continent. According to latest estimates, about 490 million people in Africa are living in extreme poverty. That is more than the population […]

Out Of Africa An Entrepreneurial Society Emerges

November 5, 2020 by

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By Duggan Flanakin ~ “By their very nature, young Africans are some of the most entrepreneurial people in the world. Up until now, they just lacked opportunity, access to capital or even the courage to believe in themselves,” Ivor Ichikowitz said in a recent Zoom interview with me. The South African industrialist, social entrepreneur and philanthropist’s […]

Africa’s Priority: Unrestricted Energy Development

October 25, 2020 by

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By Vijay Raj Jayaraj ~ Africa has been recording fast economic growth in the last two decades, with an average annual GDP growth of 4.6% (2000-2016). However, that has not been sufficient to meet the developmental goals and poverty is again on the rise. In recent years, poverty rose slightly in Africa for the first […]

The Biomass Scam: Should Africans Truly Burn More Trees?

October 13, 2019 by

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By Duggan Flanakin ~ Why are the World Bank and other international institutions promoting widespread use of charcoal for heating and cooking in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA)? During the recent 2019 “climate week,” the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change touted increased reliance on biomass – which already comprises 60 percent of European renewable energy – […]

Electricity In The Realm Of The Lion King

September 26, 2019 by

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From the team at CFACT ~ By Dr. Kelvin Kemm ~ Hydro power is a good way to generate electricity. In most political circles, it is considered environment-friendly because it does not produce carbon dioxide, and it is not complicated. Norway has extensive hydro and can claim to have very green energy, which Norwegians do. […]

Fighting For Energy And Human Rights Equality In Africa

February 28, 2019 by

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By Paul Driessen ~ “She has gone to the Lord,” her sister Diana told me a few days ago. And with Fiona Kobusingye’s passing, after a courageous battle with cancer, the Congress of Racial Equality Uganda lost another leader. However, their legacy remains, the battles they began rage on – and Uganda and Africa are […]