earthrise: Farming For The Future screens on Al Jazeera English on 10 June 2017 at 1830 SAST. earthrise first sets off to South Africa, which is experiencing its worst drought in 100 years. Since the 1990s, South Africa has lost a third of its farms due to water scarcity.
Germany is in negotiations with Namibia about the phrasing of the first official apology for General von Trotha’s extermination orders that led to the murder of around 100 000 Ovaherero and Nama people between 1904 and 1908 in the German colony of then South West Africa.
In The Science of Water Sustainability, TechKnow explores three solutions for water scarcity that don’t involve waiting for rain: fog-catching nets, intelligent watering and washing machines that use 80% less water.
PHFAT and Mac Motel have teamed up with Cape Town director Rob Smith to launch their latest track, the nostalgic love jam Keep You Safe. The mellow music and quirky styling of the video counter PHFAT’s usual dark presence and sound, but the video’s ambiguities will run amok in viewers’ minds.
In upcoming Al Jazeera documentary The Trump Show, Fault Lines examines the increasingly blurred line between Donald Trump, the reality TV star, and Donald Trump, the President – and what that means for the U.S.