From fighting locust invasion by eating them to armed Christians shooting back, here are 2019’s odd stories

Michael Eli Dokosi Dec 25, 2019 at 11:00am

December 25, 2019 at 11:00 am | 2019 in Review

Michael Eli Dokosi

Michael Eli Dokosi | Staff Writer

December 25, 2019 at 11:00 am | 2019 in Review

Ismaël Essome Ebone and his plastic boat via One Young World

The menace of plastic waste littering confronts many African cities. From clogging city drains to being an eyesore, they serve as a nuisance, but Ismaël Essome Ebone from the Cameroonian city of Douala proffers a solution. He decided to build boats from the plastic bottles to clean up the environment and also offer a cheaper alternative for fisher folks to own boats to make ends meet.

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