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After Cyclone Idai in Malawi, a search for new homes

MWALIJA, Malawi (AP) — Ellen Madson's home is now rubble. Cyclone Idai swept through her Malawi village in March and left her with little but a mud-covered teapot. Like hundreds of t...

For Ghana e-waste recyclers, a safer option amid toxic fumes

ACCRA, Ghana (AP) — On any given day, plumes of noxious smoke rise above the Agbogbloshie dump site in Ghana's capital, Accra. The billowing black smoke comes from the many informal ...

Cape Town artist fights gang violence with beach calligraphy

CAPE TOWN, South Africa (AP) — The Hangberg community outside ruggedly beautiful Hout Bay is troubled by gang violence, drugs and poverty. One artist trying to break the destructive ...

One of world's top urban forests threatened by tiny beetle

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — One of the world's largest urban forests is under threat from a tiny beetle. The polyphagous shot hole borer is thought to have made its way to Johannesburg from ...

Africa sees 1st carbon-neutral brewery amid climate concerns

DARLING, South Africa (AP) — A South African brewery is said to be the first in Africa to go carbon-neutral as more businesses across the continent adjust to climate change, and as consumers become mo...