Can solar power solve Lebanon's energy crisis?
Lebanon's total solar power is set to double this year. Can it solve the country's decades-old energy crisis?
'Like slaves': Lebanon's delivery riders struggle as crisis bites
Delivery app workers in Lebanon say they are being exploited and earning less amid economic meltdown
Sierra Leone names Africa's first chief heat officer
From floods to droughts to landslides, the West African nation has been battling the realities of climate change for more than a decade
Renewable energy jobs grew globally in 2020 despite COVID-19 crisis
Clean energy jobs rose to 12 million last year even amid the pandemic but officials say green employment must come with decent conditions and bring in more women
'Wage theft' in UAE robs African deportees of future
Arrested before payday, deported without papers and now stonewalled by their former bosses - hundreds of African migrants thrown out of Abu Dhabi are struggling to start over without key documents and crucial cash.
'What about us?' Thai budget businesses fear premium tourist focus
A focus by authorities on high-end tourists in Thailand and Indonesia may hurt small businesses and the economy, experts warn
Africa urged to wake up to growing state surveillance threat
From surveillance to censorship, a new report warns Africans to be aware of laws encroaching on their privacy rights
EXPLAINER-Why a Netflix comedy show has sparked trans fury
Netflix staff are walking out today in protest at the company's decision to air a 'transphobic' show.
FACTBOX - Transgender politicians and government officials around the world
Rachel Levine is the United States' first transgender four-star officer in its uniformed services.
'Giving life to dying land': Solar water pumps quench thirsty Kenyan farms
Kenya's farmers have built sand dams to hold onto scarce river water - but solar-power water pumps are making access hugely easier