The Week in Pictures | June 10-14, 2013

From Africa's 10 most breathtaking waterfalls to its worst commuter cities and East African farmers battling climate change, these are some of our top photo essays of the week.
10 Most Breathtaking Waterfalls in Africa

PHOTO ESSAYS: 10 Most Breathtaking Waterfalls in Africa

Africa counts numerous waterfalls among the natural features that define her landscape. Check out a list of the top 10 most breathtaking waterfalls on the continent.

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    Cassava - Underground Root Promises Above-Ground Transformation in Nigeria

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    Nigeria is the world's largest producer of cassava, a tuber that is a staple food for over half a billion people worldwide, according to the UN Food and Agriculture Organization. Francis Olusegun ... see more »

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    10 Worst African Countries to Do Business in

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    The following statements are based of a report conducted by the World Bank titled the Ease of Doing Business. This survey measured a variety of factors in 185 countries such as time needed to open a ... see more »

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    Yoga in Africa

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    Robert Sturman, an artist from Santa Monica, California, has traveled across the United States to photograph beauty and tranquility through yoga. To further explore the universal expression of yoga, ... see more »

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    9 Worst Commuter Cities in Africa

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    9. Dar es Salaam, Tanzania The growth rate of Dar es Salaam is one of the highest in Sub Saharan Africa and the Tanzanian capital is projected to become a mega city by 2034. Based on the Tanzania ... see more »

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    Nutrition for Growth 2013, June 2013

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    Undernutrition debilitates and kills far more children than previously thought and sustains a cycle of poverty, according to new and ongoing research. The Nutrition for Growth summit in London has ... see more »

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    East African Farmers Fighting Climate Change, June 2013

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    A new report from the CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS) charts a path for farmers to adapt to climate shifts despite uncertainties about future growing ... see more »

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    Top 13 Tourist-Friendly African Countries

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    The World Economic Forum (WEF) Travel and Tourism Competitiveness Report 2013 recently published a list of the world's most tourist-friendly countries. Some of the top-ranking African countries ... see more »

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    Secretary Kerry Goes to Africa

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    United States Secretary of State John Kerry made his first official trip to Africa May 24-26, 2013. Kerry visited Addis Ababa, the capitol of Ethiopia and participated in the African Union's 50th ... see more »

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