Author Archive | Megan Lindow

An energetic opportunity

Africa sits on the cusp of a renewable energy revolution, but needs massive investment in modernising the grid

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Recycling while cycling

A fleet of waste collectors riding bicycles through Lagos presents a model for tapping the value of urban waste

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Cairo Rising

Egypt’s democratic revolution was anchored in geography  In Cairo, a dilapidated city of 20 million people, public life unfolds in the shaabis, teeming residential neighbourhoods whose dusty, narrow backstreets double as gathering spaces for neighbours exchanging gossip while they borrow a cup of sugar. Here men sit on rickety chairs, sip tea and play backgammon. […]

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