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What went right this week: historic malaria vaccine, plus more positive news The WHO approved a malaria vaccine for Africa, a citizens’ assembly was announced for Cop26, plus the week’s other top stories Arts Culture Environment Health Science Society UK Wellbeing World
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In pictures: the refugees who started a music scene in the Sahara In a tent city rising out of the desert, refugee musicians – brought together by spirit and circumstance – are finding solace in song Arts Culture Society
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‘A quiet conservation success story, the likes of which aren’t told enough’ Although often overlooked, small-scale conservation projects are having a big impact on wildlife and communities – even in conflict zones Conservation Money Sustainable Development
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The young women of Burkina Faso who fix stereotypes by repairing cars Young women in Burkina Faso are lifting car bonnets and challenging the notion that mechanics is a man’s job Education Society World
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How entrepreneurs in Africa are tackling the growing stream of e-waste From Ghana to Tanzania, inventive entrepreneurs across Africa are turning electronic trash into treasure Economics Environment Innovation
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Madagascar's vanilla farmers are being inspired to plant trees – by a gecko Vanilla has brought prosperity to Madagascar's farmers, but often at the cost of forests. A gecko is helping restore the balance Agriculture Conservation Environment Sustainable Development
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