Growing Nigerian market for meat fuels clashes between herders, farmers
29 June 2019 | 1:09 pm
Clashes between the Fulani tribe and farmers are driven by scarce resources and Nigeria's growing middle-class tastes.
30 Oct 2021
Some 600 coca growers with sticks and machetes took a group of soldiers hostage earlier this week. The government has increased its efforts to eradicate coca plantations.
6 Nov 2021
Tunisia’s lagoon farmers north of Tunis face the real-world impacts of climate change as rising sea levels, hotter weather and scant rainfall threaten to wipe out crop – and an agricultural system dating back to the 17th century.
19 Nov 2021
Russia is monitoring a ceasefire between Armenia and Azerbaijan, but tensions over the disputed Nagorno-Karabakh region have risen this week.
28 Nov 2021
Our reporters take us to Khartoum's breadbasket, to hear how Sudanese farmers feel about the coup and the protest movement rocking the country. Entrepreneurs in the Central African Republic seek out ways to ramp up Cassava production. The root vegetable is a staple in the country but supplies are dwindling since the pandemic.
7 Dec 2021
Clashes erupted in Nairobi after a Kenyan police officer shot dead six people in a rampage on Tuesday (December 7) and then shot and killed himself, a senior police officer and the Directorate of Criminal Investigations said. The officer first shot and killed his wife at their home before setting off with his service-issued AK-47 rifle to shoot dead another four people, the Directorate of Criminal Investigations said on its Twitter account, describing the shooter as a "rogue officer".
20 Dec 2021
While a ban on pesticides is being discussed in the Kenyan parliament, more and more farmers are already switching to organic farming. This is not only good news for the farmers themselves, but for their customers, too.
19 Dec 2021
Fighting between Ethiopian government forces and militants from the Tigray region has now lasted a year. The conflict threatens to widen as military clashes spread beyond the region.
25 Jan 2022
Australia's vocal criticism of China's human rights record has long angered Beijing. When Canberra called for an investigation into the origin of the coronavirus in 2020, Beijing slapped high tariffs on some Australian products.
30 Jan 2022
A project is supporting agricultural innovation in rural Burkina Faso by connecting farmers using small easy-to-use transmitters. They can transmit FM broadcasts within a small town and its surrounding fields.
27 Feb 2022
Clashes took place on the Champs-Elysées in Paris last Saturday as a "Freedom Convoy" entered the French capital. In that context, old videos dating from 2019 were shared on social media – we sift through some of those that went viral.
19 Mar 2022
The war in Ukraine is shaking up the global agricultural sector. With sanctions blocking supplies from Russia, soaring prices caused by high demand for fertilizers from alternative producers are threatening crops.
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Mercedes and other car manufacturers could now be forced to pay millions in "dieselgate" compensation. Owners can sue if their vehicle was fitted with unlawful defeat devices.
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In March 2020, Paris emptied as the first Covid-19 lockdown was announced. City dwellers fled and sought refuge in the countryside. Three years later, what has become of those Parisians who embarked on a new way of life? And how has the arrival of these "neo-rurals" affected the local landscape? Our team went looking for the answers in the Perche regional park in north-western France, an area where many Parisians have settled.
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How did Real Madrid suffer defeat against Barcelona who were defeated by the same United side that Liverpool humbled 7-0? It is football and we're here to review all of its weekend action for you.
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The White House has said an American aid worker who was kidnapped in the West African nation more than six years ago has been released from custody.
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A Thai court has sentenced a 26-year-old man to two years in jail for selling satirical calendars featuring rubber ducks, which authorities said insulted the king. Inflatable yellow ducks were used as a symbol during pro-democracy protests in 2020.
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The Iranian authorities have promised that whoever is behind the poisoning of Iranian schoolgirls will be mercilessly punished — but the government has lost all credibility with the people.