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Mango season in Kenya means one thing for InsectiPro: mounds of rotten fruit. And that is a big win for InsectiPro, which farms black soldier ... flies (BSF), a voracious insect that will feed on almost any type of organic waste. Fully-grown, BSF larvae are basically little protein bars, a highly valuable commodity in the world of animal feed.
For more than a century, historians have supported the idea of a 'Bantu Expansion' that, starting in West Africa several millennia ago, spread ... across the southern half of the continent. But new research from an international team casts doubt on this version of events.
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On 11 April, Chadians voted in the first round of the country’s presidential election. Idriss Déby Itno is the overwhelming favourite, but ... the election is not without its challenges, as his supporters admitted that the question of his succession is of increasing importance.
Supported by strong partnerships, Djibouti is substantially increasing its share of renewable energy within its electricity production. Its stated ... ambition - to become the first country in Africa to be entirely reliant on green energy - has been mocked. But this skepticism is not entirely unfounded.
In “Bob Marley and the Dictator's Daughter”, French journalist Anne-Sophie Jahn looks back at the passionate love affair between reggae star ... Bob Marley and Pascaline Bongo, the daughter of Gabon's former president Omar Bongo. This relationship helped the singer to strengthen his African roots.
Botswana’s stock exchange plans to introduce global depositary receipts (GDRs) and trading in short-term debt instruments to attract issuers ... and increase the market’s liquidity, CEO Thapelo Tsheole tells The Africa Report.