Stories about Mali from September, 2006
Africa: renewable technologies
Africa Unchained writes, “Karekezi, S…surveys (PDF) the dissemination of renewable technologies in Sub-Saharan Africa…and attempts to evaluate the potential for these technologies to meet the energy needs of Africa’s poor…“
Africa: Africans ahead of rest of the world
Ethan offers four areas where Africa is leading the rest of the world.
Africa: Moving on from the digital indaba
Meskel Square on “Moving on from the Digital Indaba“: “Overall it was a huge success. One way of judging that is to look at all the discussions that are still carrying on in posts and comments and Technorati links. The discussions started with the race debate which I now wish...
Africa: dumping site for toxic waste
Grandiose Parlor asks whether Africa is a dumping site for global toxic waste: “The use of Africa as a dumping site for hazardous waste from industrialized nations is old news. The issue resurfaced again some weeks ago in Ivory Coast.”
Mali: preservation of Timbuktu manuscripts
Sociolingo posts a news article about efforts by the Malian government to preserve and expose one of the oldest manuscripts in Africa, Timbuktu manuscripts. It is estimated that there are 700,000 Timbuktu manuscripts.