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A FATAL TREE FOR ALL: ENVIRONMENTALISTS HOLD THEIR BREATH OVER LIFT OF DR CONGO LOGGING BAN

The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has announced their plan to lift its suspension on logging – a move which will leave the world’s second-largest tropical forest at risk of devastating deforestation. Will the move, as the government insists, be a step towards sustainable forest protection in the Congo?

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Online Learning

TRANSITION FROM TRADITIONAL LEARNING TO ONLINE LEARNING

INTRODUCTION  In 2020, the whole world was hit by the deadly coronavirus (COVID-19) which initiated the lockdown measure, where citizens were ordered to stay at home for some months. In Africa, and Ghana to be precise, this measure affected a lot of economic activities, especially in the educational sector; hence

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HYDROELECTRICITY

Producing Hydroelectricity: The Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam

What is hydroelectricity? According to the National Geographic Society, hydroelectricity is ‘a form of renewable energy that uses the power of moving water to generate electricity. Producing hydroelectricity usually involves a reservoir of water. Reservoirs are often created using a dam to control water flow as it moves downhill. The

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African Union

African Union Holds Seminar on ‘Silencing the Guns in Africa’ Through Art

On the 13th of December 2021, the Department of Political Affairs, Peace, and Security of the African Union began a high-level seminar, in which more than forty African artists from five sub-regions were invited to discuss strategies for raising public awareness for peaceful conflict resolution under the ‘Silencing the Guns’

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PLASTIC WASTE

Plastic Waste in South Africa: Economic Opportunity or Environmental Catastrophe ?

Introduction South Africa recently announced that it intends to import more plastic waste. Some countries choose to import plastic waste because they are paid to do so. Also, the waste can be recycled and put to good use. However, when this doesn’t happen plastic waste can cause significant environmental damage.

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RELATIONAL TRAUMA

Why is it important to seek therapy when having experienced relational trauma?

What is relational trauma? Close relationships are crucial to our general well-being. Relational trauma refers to trauma that happens within a close relationship, such as a parent-child relationship. It often occurs when a child no longer feels safe or loved due to the disruption of a healthy attachment with their caregiver.

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