LATEST FROM THE EASTERN & SOUTHERN AFRICA REGION
Somalia
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Local power in education
Annisa Ahmed Mohamed Huseen, a Grade 8 pupil at Omar bin Khataab Primary School says she appreciates the high quality of teaching at her school and aspires to be a doctor. “I like coming to school because I am getting a quality education and...
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South Sudan
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Solar power fridges are helping save lives
Vaccines save lives, but to be effective they need to be kept cool. In South Sudan, the least electrified country in the world, temperatures frequently exceed 40 degrees Celsius.
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Kenya
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A New Dawn poem
The sun cuts through the morning sky. It’s a new day tainted with old ways. She sits, quiet, pensive, trying to be brave. She thought she was ready but her beating heart betrays her. #EndFGM poem
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Malawi
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Solar power keeps the water flowing
Following a good harvest in 2017, Malawi’s hunger crisis has eased for the time being. But it’s only a matter of time before the next drought or flood. Find out how a solar pump is helping one community prepare for future natural disasters.
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