Peace Corps volunteer and architect Mary Althoff seeks to introduce sustainable architecture to Mali through the design of an eco-friendly schoolhouse in the village of Tongo.
Tongo is a small village located 50 kilometers southeast of Segou in Mali. The population is less than a thousand inhabitants, made up primarily of the Bambara ethnic group. There is no electricity or running water in the area and most families survive on a small income from subsistence farming of millet, corn, and peanuts.
Gambia: Towards Vibrant Industrial Development - It takes sacrifice and real hard work to get where one desires to be in this world . There should be no quick fixes and quick returns; in essence we say forward ever backward never in our quest as a nation, to implement our sharp and innovative ideals towards industrialisation. [AA Urbanisation]
Nigeria: Lafarge Cement Wapco Renovates School - Teachers and pupils of Baptist Day Primary School , Agbesi Ewekoro, Ogun State had cause to celebrate, as Lafarge Cement WAPCO Nigeria Plc. recently renovated and provided electricity for the entire school complex comprising five blocks of 14 classrooms, laboratory, head teachers office and the toilet. [AA Construction]
Retired climatologist Dr. Tim Ball joins The Corbett Report to discuss the significance of the recently leaked emails and documents from the Climate Research Unit at East Anglia University which expose deceit, duplicity and collusion between climate researchers to maintain the fraud of the manmade global warming theory. These emails reveal stunning behind-the-scenes details about how this fraud has been developed and perpetuated, and Dr. Ball shares his insights on what they show.
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Ghana: Toilet is Serious Business - Deputy Minister - Imagine life without a toilet. Imagine the mess. Imagine the disease. This is why Hon Elvis Afriyie Ankrah, Deputy Minister, Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development (MLGRD), has called on Ghanains to treat the discussion of toilets as "serious business." [AA Urbanisation]
Nigeria: Chime Flayed Over Demolitions - Barely two weeks after a N100 million worth of property belonging to a renowned auto dealer, Mr. Arthur Orakpo, was demolished by officials of the Enugu State government for allegedly encroaching on the water buffer zone of the Asaba River bank, a human right activist in the state, Dr John Agu, has taken a swipe at the state government's action, describing it as illegal and flagrant disregard of rule of law. [AA Construction]
Nigeria: Experts Perfect EIA Report On Airport - As part of efforts to realise the resolve of Anambra citizens to enjoy air transport services within and outside Nigeria, the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) panel review for the construction of Anambra International Cargo Airport has ended its sitting in Awka. [AA Construction]
Liberia: U.S. Gov't Unveils Rehabilitated Harper City Hall, Administrative Building - The United States government, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), officially handed over the rehabilitated Harper City Hall/ Maryland County Administration Building to the government of Liberia, after completing five months of rehabilitation work. USAID provided a $450,000 grant to the Ministry of Internal Affairs to rehabilitate the building under its Liberia Community Infrastructure Program (LCIP). [AA Construction]