Air Pollution: West African Megacities Are Threats, Scientists Warn

By Abdallah el-Kurebe ‎with Agency reports  European and African scientists in a new research, have warned of imminent risks posed by the increasing air pollution that could have negative impact on human health, meteorology and regional climate in West African cities. A report published by the Nature Climate Change states that ‎the “rapidly expanding cities…

Smart Villages: New Thinking for off-grid communities worldwide – A Synopsis

Smart Villages: New Thinking for Off-grid Communities Worldwide – A Synopsis  By Abdallah el-Kurebe “Smart Villages: New Thinking for off-grid communities worldwide” is a collection of opinion pieces in renewable energy. It is a chronicle of ideas by experts aimed at tackling the issues of energy as a catalyst for sustainable development – health, food…

Detecting The Ghost Among Pensioners

By Abdallah el-Kurebe ‎ Just as the use of “ghost workers” has become a means by which some well-placed public servants syphon public funds from public treasury, so is the use of “ghost pensioners.” In the case of the latter, names of dead pensioners still appear on payrolls and pension monies accrued from the reflected…