Author Archives: Emmanuel Olorunfemi

About Emmanuel Olorunfemi

Passionate about development

RNA Interference GMOs to enter South Africa and Nigeria

Originally posted on AGRA Watch:
The African Center for Biodiversity(ACB) warns in an alert published August 10th, that the South African government recently received an application for the import, feed and processing of a new variety of GM Maize, MON87411.…

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Confronting the Urban Housing Gap

By Robin King More than 1.2 billion city dwellers―one of every three people living in urban areas―lack access to affordable and secure housing. This housing gap is a major drag on the economy and the environment. The impact is severe in … Continue reading

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Electricity for all in Africa: Possible?

Source: Electricity for all in Africa: Possible? For decades, access to electricity has been a serious challenge in Africa. It still is. 600 million Africans are not connected to an electrical network. African businesses cite electricity amongst the two most … Continue reading

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Electricity for all in Africa: Possible?

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Implementing industrialisation strategies in Africa

Originally posted on Development Matters:
By Dirk Willem te Velde, Director of Supporting Economic Transformation Programme and Head of International Economic Development Group, ODI Explore this topic further with the upcoming launch of the 2017 African Economic Outlook: Entrepreneurship and…

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53 Nigerian men charged for celebrating ‘Gay Wedding’

A group of 53 people have been charged in Nigeria after they were arrested last week from what police say was a party celebrating an unofficial gay wedding. The group pleaded not guilty to charges relating to conspiracy, unlawfully assembly … Continue reading

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