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Renewable energy by force: Does the West have any moral high ground to interfere in Uganda and Tanzania’s oil and gas development projects?
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Politics and Society Renewable energy by force: Does the West have any moral high ground to interfere in Uganda and Tanzania’s oil and gas development projects?

The European Union parliament has passed a resolution that calls on Uganda and Tanzania to halt their oil and gas projects, stating that the immense risk to the surrounding communities and further contribution to worsening climate change is not worth it. While their sentiments are true and well documented, the state of their own failures in tackling climate change or curbing fossil fuel emissions brings their interference into question.

Akin Mabogunje: Nigerian urban geographer who mapped the origin and trends of African cities
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Politics and Society Akin Mabogunje: Nigerian urban geographer who mapped the origin and trends of African cities

Akinlawon Ladipo Mabogunje was Nigeria’s first professor of geography. He has died at 90. He served as a consultant to the Nigerian government and several states in urban and regional development, helping politicians and bureaucrats to understand how research institutions could influence and shape policy. Mabogunje’s legacy stretches far beyond his seminal book.