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By Kefiloe Kajane Recycling has emerged across Africa, driven more by poverty, unemployment and socio- economic need than by public and private sector design. An estimated 70–80 percent of the municipal solid waste generated in Africa is recyclable, yet only four percent of municipal solid waste is currently recycled. Lesotho’s very...
By Neo Kolane Afriski Mountain Resort recently hosted its first training course on the introduction to Earthbag Home Construction. This was facilitated by the A2B Transformation Movement, an unparalleled personal development initiative, striving towards optimum human responsiveness. Thirteen students attended the course which took place from the February 1 to March 8,...
By Neo Kolane A little over two years ago, Khubetsoana couple Tsekiso Morabe (58) and Nthabiseng Lepolesa (34) started toying with the idea to set up a family business. After much thought and planning, they settled for a detergent production company after they saw an opening in the market. They aptly...
By Neo Kolane A penchant to express herself through plants led Palesa Attinger to start a business, but she opted for succulent plants because they not too expensive and are relatively easier to maintain. The 28-year old business woman who hails from Bela-Bela says she has always loved plants, from a...
By Neo Kolane Charcoal is an essential source of domestic fuel in many sub-Saharan African countries. Overall, the region produces 65 percent of the world’s charcoal, with Nigeria, Ethiopia and Ghana being the top three producers. Charcoal can be created by burning/smelting wood as the main ingredient in a furnace. Producing...