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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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A ‘public health triumph’: Africa declared free of wild polio The WHO confirmed yesterday that the continent has defeated the virus, following a successful vaccination programme Health Science Wellbeing
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The African tailors sewing face masks to halt the spread of coronavirus The masks are being distributed to some of the world’s poorest communities, whilst helping provide jobs during the crisis Health Society
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Photo series explores the beauty of first-generation immigrants Photographer Elizabeth Okoh, who was raised in Nigeria, wanted to explore the experiences of others in the African diaspora Arts Society World
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Capturing a continent: the comic anthology rewriting Africa Tired of seeing Africa misrepresented or watered down in the western media, three self-confessed African comic ‘geeks’ decided to tell their... Arts Society World
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Why we need to start listening to insects You may not think of the buzz and whine of insects as musical, but the distinctive pitch of mosquito wingbeats could tell us how to fight ma... Science
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