Nigeria: One Man’s Trash – How Garbage Could Solve Nigeria’s Energy Crisis

[Daily Maverick] Experts believe that Nigeria’s capital city, Lagos, can be energy-sufficient if it can tap into the latent power of its organic garbage, so why has an innovative project to turn food waste into power been abandoned, leaving millions of Nigerians in the dark? By ADELANA OLAJIDE.

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South Africa: Truce Brokered With Hout Bay Protesters – MEC

[News24Wire] A truce has been brokered in Hout Bay’s Hangberg, after days of violent protests, to allow for negotiations, Western Cape Community Safety MEC Dan Plato said on Friday.”I met this morning with the Hangberg community, community leaders and the local councillor, following my visit to the community last night,” he said.

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Central African Republic: Rising Ethnic Tensions Fuel Fears of Spike in Violence

[VOA] The head of United Nations peacekeeping says rising ethnic tensions in Central African Republic are likely to spur greater conflict between the Muslim and Christian communities unless action is taken to defuse the situation.

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