China Is a Work in Progress: Renewable Energy, Science and Technology, Battle against Air Pollution

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Saudi Arabia, rolling dunes, endless desert, little rain. Northern China. Verdant hills, green fields and this time of year, heavy snow. Yet there is less water available in northern China per head of population than in Saudi Arabia.

With a …

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Video: Chemical Attack Preparations in Idlib De-escalation Zone

11 hours 17 minutes ago

Militants are preparing a new chemical attack in the Ma’aret al-Nu’man area in the province of Idlib, the Interfax news agency reported on January 15 citing an informed source.

According to the source, militants store toxic chemicals in several warehouses …

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Dust in the Wind. “America has become Nothing more than a Cartoon!”

11 hours 38 minutes ago

The fine 1960 film Inherit the Wind was more than just about the 1925 Scopes Monkey Trial in Tennessee. Yes, it had as its focal point the law forbidding the teaching of evolution in schools. However, when one views this

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The “Universal Influenza Vaccine”

11 hours 50 minutes ago

 Theoretical vaccine-safety, theoretical vaccine-efficacy or the theoretical development of a “universal” influenza vaccine, have never been realized. Most of the “pie-in-the-sky” theories about a vaccination program’s capability of actually preventing infectious diseases (or cancers, for that matter) have been secretively

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Video: Turkey, Hayat Tahrir Al-Sham Work to Defend ‘Syrian Revolution’

12 hours 58 minutes ago

Leader of Hayat Tahrir Al-Sham Abu Mohammad Al-Joulani declared his support to an expected Turkish military operation against Kurdish armed groups in northeastern Syria during an interview with Amjad Media on January 14.

He stressed that his group supports “the …

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China and India in Central Asia: Competition or Convergence?

13 hours 10 minutes ago

It is quite probable that India’s growing role in Central Asia via its US-approved Chabahar Corridor to the region will lead to increased competition with China there. But there is also the possibility that the two Asian Great Powers’ connectivity

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‘Real Journalists Act as Agents of People, Not Power’

13 hours 39 minutes ago

John Pilger, as foreign correspondent, covered Bangladesh’s Liberation War. His front-page report ‘Death of a Nation’ alerted the world to the life-and-death struggle of the Bengali people. He has been a war correspondent, author and documentary filmmaker who has

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#10YearChallenge: African presidents way back and now

16 hours 42 minutes ago

The 10 year challenge hashtag continues to gain traction on social media platforms especially Facebook and Twitter.

For those who have yet to grasp what it is about, it is a photo comparison challenge spanning over a decade. So you retrieve a photo of a decade ago and compare it to a recent one.

Many people have and continue to share their photos with the hashtag #10YearChallenge. At Africanews we are doing so for heads of state seeing that their busy schedules won’t allow them to ‘participate.’

This is the first part which will largely zoom in on leaders within the East Africa bracket. The challenge ties in someway with our info hub titled: African Leaders Then and Now.

In all instances, the 2009 photo appears on the left with the 2018/2019 photo to the right. The descriptions below are in the same order.

Democratic Republic of Congo’s President Joseph Kabila at a meeting with Rwandan counterpart Paul Kagame at the Congo-Rwanda border near Goma in eastern Congo, August 6, 2009.

Democratic Republic of Congo’s President Joseph Kabila speaks during a Reuters interview at the Palais de la Nation in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo, December 9, 2018.

Rwanda’s President Paul Kagame accepts one of the Clinton Global Citizen Awards at the Clinton Global Initiative in New York September 24, 2009.

Rwanda’s President Paul Kagame addresses a news conference in Kigali, Rwanda December 14, 2018.

Uganda’s President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni addresses the 64th United Nations General Assembly at the U.N. headquarters in New York, September 23, 2009.

A photo on Museveni’s Twitter account advertising his end of year address on 31 December 2018.

Burundi’s President Pierre Nkurunziza delivers his speech during the promulgation of the new constitution at Bugendana commune in Gitega Province, Burundi June 7, 2018.

Burundi’s President Pierre Nkurunziza delivers his speech during the promulgation of the new constitution at Bugendana commune in Gitega Province, Burundi June 7, 2018.

Kenya’s Finance Minister Uhuru Kenyatta holds up a briefcase containing the Government Budget for the year 2009/2010 outside his office in Nairobi June 11, 2009.

President Uhuru Kenyatta attends a church service earlier this year.

Djibouti’s President Omar Guelleh smiles after being interviewed by Reuters at his office in Djibouti January 28, 2009.

Djibouti’s President Ismail Omar Guelleh on the sidelines of the Paris Peace Forum after the commemoration ceremony for Armistice Day, 100 years after the end of the First World War, in Paris, France November 11, 2018.

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