Seasonal fog enshrouds buildings in the city centre of Cape Town, South Africa, March 30, 2017. REUTERS/Mike Hutchings TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY - RTX33FU8

Germany to introduce diesel ban over time: In an interview with German magazine Superille, Chancellor Angela Merkel declared that it’s only a matter of time before the country that invented the modern car followed France, UK, India and other countries in banning new cars fitted only with gas or diesel engines- but it did not set an exact date until economic uncertainties associated with the country’s biggest industry are sorted out. Read more

Nigeria: Govt Mandates Free Treatment for Women With Fistula: The Federal Government has mandated all federal-owned hospitals to offer free surgical repairs for women living with obstetric fistula. Read more

2 Ghanaian startups join UK-based social impact accelerator: Two Ghanaian startups have been participating in a UK-based social impact residential accelerator run by The Collective, and are set to pitch to investors at the Demo Day to be held in London tomorrow (August 24). Read more

BMW focuses on sustainable production: BMW Group production facilities utilize a variety of methods to achieve an ambitious goal: using exclusively renewable energy in the production of premium vehicles around the world. Read more

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