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Science & Tech
Meet Zenvus, the device changing the face of farming in Africa
3 Jan 2017
Nigerian-born inventor and entrepreneur Professor Ndubuisi Ekekwe introduces Zenvus, a smart device changing the agricultural landscape in sub-Saharan Africa by telling farmers what, how and when to farm.
Benue Agriculture: Farmers raise alarm over illegal mining, herdsmen attacks
15 Dec 2016
Food insecurity in South Sudan
25 Nov 2016
Aid organisations in South Sudan have sounded warnings about severe food shortages because of the civil war in rural areas. Government ministers say the fighting is only temporary.
One dead, six abducted with several injured in Darka community
20 Nov 2016
ECWA Church blames Fulani herdsmen over herdsmen/farmers clash in Kaduna
18 Nov 2016
Herdsmen chase indigenes from their homes, take over their lands - Gov. Ortom
5 Nov 2016
Illegal cocoa farmers evicted from protected forest in Ivory Coast
25 Oct 2016
In this edition we report on the thousands of people evicted from Ivory Coast’s forest of Mount Peko. Most of them are farmers from Burkina Faso who took advantage of political turmoil to establish illegal cocoa plantations.
Concerned Nigerians disagree over activities of herdsmen
29 Aug 2016
15 feared dead in farmers, herdsmen clash in Adamawa
2 Aug 2016
Nigeria farmers and cattle herdsmen fight over rights to farm land
17 Jul 2016
In one week alone, more than 80 people have been killed in Nigeria, in disputes over rights to farm land. Farmers say they were attacked when herdsmen tried to take over private farm land to graze cattle.
Nigeria’s rice farmers push for local consumption
3 Jul 2016
Nigerians are paying more for rice, the country’s staple food. While economic factors are being blamed for the increase, many local farmers see it as an opportunity to make more from their crops.
Zimbabwean tobacco farmers suffer from drought
23 Apr 2016
Annual tobacco production in Zimbabwe is expected to fall by 15 percent.