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The proliferation of e-waste in Africa (full length documentary)

Used – second hand- electronics arrive on the shores of Ghana to help bridge Africa’s digital divide. Much of what arrives from North America, Europe and Australia is beyond repair and ends up at an Accra slum known as “Sodom

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Plastic is the scourge of Africa

Yesterday, the BBC reported Mauritania’s environment minister is planning to implement a ban on plastic bags in the West African nation. A bold step. Not all plastic, I assure you, but small, thin plastic bags. The ones you receive from

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