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  1. Dissenting Voices at Nairobi Soil Health Forum Over Increased Fertilizer Use

    - Inter Press Service

    NAIROBI, May 09 (IPS) - As the Africa Fertilizer and Soil Health Summit convened in Nairobi to review the progress made in terms of increasing fertilizer use in line with the 2006 Abuja Declaration, experts, practitioners, activists, and even government officials pointed out that accelerated fertilizer use may not be the magic bullet for increased food production in Africa.

  2. Trade Liberalisation Kicked Away African Development Ladder

    - Inter Press Service

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, May 08 (IPS) - Africans have long been promised trade liberalisation would accelerate growth and structural transformation. Instead, it has cut its modest production capacities, industry and food security.

  3. Many African Nations Making Progress in the Rule of Law

    - Inter Press Service

    UNITED NATIONS, May 06 (IPS) - The United Nations Office of Rule of Law and Security Institutions (OROLSI) supports the promotion of the rule of law, security, and peace in conflict-affected countries.

  4. WHO Africa Advances African Science by Promoting Peer-Reviewed Rese

    - Inter Press Service

    NAIROBI, Apr 29 (IPS) - The World Health Organization's African regional office and partners published over 25 peer-reviewed articles in scientific journals in 2023 as part of efforts to address the imbalance in global research and ensure that Africa was better represented in the production of health research academic literature, a new report shows.

  5. Nigers Military Coup Triggers Child Marriages, Sex Work in Neighboring Countries

    - Inter Press Service

    COTONOU/BENIN, Apr 26 (IPS) - A group of young girls aged between 15 and 17 sit tight, following attentively a lesson being taught by a Mualim (Islamic teacher) in a makeshift madrassah (Qur’anic school) located in one of the impoverished townships of Benin’s economic capital, Cotonou. They arrived in Benin recently, fleeing poverty, hunger, climate change, and rising insecurity in their home country, Niger, in the aftermath of the military coup that toppled democratically-elected president Mohamed Bazoum.

  6. Fine, Sanctions, or Waiver: Iranian Gas Will Come at a Price for Pakistan

    - Inter Press Service

    KARACHI, Apr 21 (IPS) - When Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi visits Pakistan this week (April 22, 2024), experts say the two issues topmost on his mind that he will want to discuss with his Pakistani counterpart, President Asif Ali Zardari, will be border security and the Iran-Pakistan gas pipeline.

  7. Portable Ginnery Could Revive Kenyas Ailing Cotton Industry

    - Inter Press Service

    NAIROBI, Apr 19 (IPS) - Kirinyaga University may have just breathed new life into Kenya’s ailing cotton industry as varsity dons develop a portable cotton ginnery.

  8. Africa Pushing Limits To Boost Renewable Energy Supply Chain, Security Access

    - Inter Press Service

    ABU DHABI, Apr 17 (IPS) - Investors, regulators, researchers, policymakers, and representatives of renewable energy companies, acknowledged the key challenges of shifting away from fossil fuels to renewable energy in Africa when they gathered in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (UAE) this week.

  9. Trade Deception Returns in Pan-Africanist Guise

    - Inter Press Service

    ACCRA, Ghana, Apr 17 (IPS) - The World Bank has exaggerated probable gains from the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) to promote partial and uneven trade liberalisation that is unlikely to enhance development on the continent.

  10. Rural Entrepreneurs Thriving Against All Odds in Zimbabwe

    - Inter Press Service

    JURU Growth Point, ZIMBABWE, Apr 16 (IPS) - With heavy sweat drenching his face and his shirt soaked in the sweat, 39-year-old Proud Ndukulani wrestled with a homemade knife, which he dipped in some used oil, before turning the glistening knife upon a rather tough and dusty tyre obtained from what he claimed was a forklift.

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