Zimbabwe: Diplomacy On Zimbabwe Can Remain Quiet – but It Must Get Tough

[The Conversation Africa] Cries of moral outrage have greeted the brutal crackdown by the Zimbabwean security forces on nationwide protests sparked by a sudden, massive, government-ordained hike in the price of fuel. Naturally enough, the demand is that “something must be done” to stop the brutality

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Africa: How Global Warming Is Adding to the Health Risks of Poor People

[The Conversation Africa] There is mounting evidence of the impact of climate change on human habitat and health, on plant and animal life, on water resources and shorelines. These changes are felt unevenly within – and between – nations and communities. This is due to differences in access to resources, infrastructure, social structure, and government policy.

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Africa: How We Can ‘Bank’ Water Underground for Use Later On

[The Conversation Africa] Groundwater has often been seen as the underground resource that never runs out. This “out of sight out of mind” attitude means wells and boreholes are indiscriminately sunk and that groundwater is abused by the public and even by governments

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