Lake Kivu has long sustained Rwanda with its fish. The new hope is that the lake, which is heavily saturated with methane and carbon dioxide, will produce the sorts of energy supplies that could make it easier to get power in the country.
In parts of Africa cane rats are considered a delicacy.In Cameroon the government is promoting cane rat husbandry to provide income to small farmers and to reduce hunting pressure on wildlife. Correspondent Jori Lewis has the story from Yaounde.
Illegal hunting of protected species is rampant in the Central African country of Cameroon. Government enforcement of poaching laws is spotty, but as Jori Lewis reports, it'll take more than a crackdown on hunters to solve the problem.
Musician Blick Bassy is a member of the nomadic Bassa community in the African country of Cameroon. He now lives in Paris, but he hasn't forgotten his roots. The World's Emma Kwesiga Lydersen has this profile.
Today's Global Hit focuses on a legal tangle over musical copyright infringement. Musician Manu Dibango from Cameroon is suing Michael Jackson and Rihanna for using one of his compositions without his permission.
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