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Group plans to ship agricultural books to Africa

| April 9, 2012 | 0 Comments

Books For Africa (BFA) has begun a new initiative to collect and ship much-needed agricultural libraries to schools, universities and government agencies in Africa. The project is modeled after BFA’s Jack Mason Law Democracy Initiative in which law books and law libraries from Thomson Reuters are sent to law schools in Africa. “There is a […]

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India falls short in stormy South Africa

| March 31, 2012 | 0 Comments

Updated March 31, 2012 09:51:06 A blazing innings by India‘s Gautam Gambhir could not prevent a South African win in a rain-hit one-off Twenty20 at the Wanderers. Gambhir slammed 49 not out off 28 balls as India raced to 71 for no wicket in 7.5 overs in reply to South Africa‘s 4 for 219 in […]

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Full steam ahead to sustainable energy;Tapping geothermal power in Kenya’s Rift Valley

Full steam ahead to sustainable energy;Tapping geothermal power in Kenya’s Rift Valley

| March 20, 2012 | 0 Comments

By Björk Hakansson There is clean energy in the ground in Kenya — a lot of it — and Kenya has already moved to start tapping the Rift Valley’s vast steam reserves. The government hopes to generate about 27 per cent of the country’s electrical power from geothermal sources by 2031. Kenya, the first African […]

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Power from the wind in South Africa ; Turbines generate hope for clean energy

Power from the wind in South Africa ; Turbines generate hope for clean energy

| March 20, 2012 | 0 Comments

wind-power photo by Liane Greef By Liane Greeff Three blades — each the length of a tennis court — revolve atop a wind energy tower reaching 50 metres into the sky, equal in height to a 17-storey building. There are four such turbines whirling in the hot, dry and windy landscape near the town of […]

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REINSTATE LAGOS STATE UNIVERSITY STUDENTS’ UNION (LASUSU) NOW!

REINSTATE LAGOS STATE UNIVERSITY STUDENTS’ UNION (LASUSU) NOW!

| March 12, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Lagos State University Students’ Union was unjustly suspended on Tuesday, 22nd November, 2011 by the University management for reasons best known to them. This suspension came on the heels of students’ rejection of the outrageous hike in fees introduced by the Lagos State government. Despite repeated calls and pleas by students, the University management […]

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