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Senegal to tackle climate change using renewable energy

By Emmanuelle Landais

For several years, Senegal has suffered from flooding that’s blamed on climate change. The effects of a warmer planet are clear to many Senegalese.

Businesses and activists in Senegal have built a temporary village in recent months in the capital Dakar to show people ways to use renewable energy – something that helps to fight climate change.

This kind of village has been organized many times in Europe.

But as correspondent Emmanuelle Landais reports, this was the first one in Senegal.

Disappointment in Kenyatta's backyard after Supreme Court ruling

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Assessing the impact of Sierra Leone's mudslides on UK diaspora Pt 2

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Central African refugees living in southern Chad and making a difference in their community

CAR refugees and Chadian locals have access to health clinics, but not medication

While fleeing the Central African Republic, some get caught up in the violence

Central African refugees deal with many more issues than just food and shelter