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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Kenya: All What Chief Justices Have Offered On Fighting Graft in Judiciary Is Lip Service

[Nation] In an uncharacteristic reaction to criticism of the Judiciary late last year, Chief Justice David Maraga said those writing articles “to tarnish the image of the Judiciary” were being bankrolled by powerful individuals who had lost cases in court and were on a smear campaign.

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Africa: ‘Mosquito Birth Control’ May Be Ready in 5 Years – Scientists

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] London -Scientists in the United States said on Tuesday they had taken a major step toward developing a “mosquito birth control” drug to curb the spread of malaria and other killer diseases blamed for hundreds of thousands of deaths a year.

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Uganda: 600 Acres of Atiak Sugar Project Burnt in Three Days

[Monitor] Kampala -An agricultural industrial project jointly owned by the government, community members and a private investor in northern Uganda appears to have become the target of arson after successive fires, in three days, destroyed close to 600 acres of mature sugarcane.

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