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4 Aug
Ten sports, 55 competitors, 36 events spread over 17 days, Guardian Nigeria's Sports Editor, Christian Okpara assesses team Nigeria at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.
2 Jun 2019
For generations, Kenya's herders would study the sky over the country's arid north for any sign of rain -- some wind here, a wisp of cloud there -- to guide their parched livestock to water. But such divination has been rendered hopeless by intensifying droughts. Now technology helps herders stay ahead of harsh weather conditions and plan better routes for their livestock.
2 Mar 2019
Under a land reformation act, millions of rural farmers across Myanmar could be forced from land that they have tilled for generations. Many are unaware of the danger they face. Peter Yeung reports from Yangon.
18 Feb 2017
The Hugel family have been winegrowers for 13 generations. The first Hagel's settled in the vineyards of Riquewihr, in France's eastern Alsace region, back in 1639.

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