In this section, read articles about a wide variety of topics. The articles are written for intermediate (CEFR level B1) learners.

You will improve your reading comprehension and develop your vocabulary on a diverse range of  topics. Each article has a set of  exercises to help you understand and use the language.

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Africa is Losing the Climate Change Race

At the Davos Economic Forum in Switzerland in 2019, the famous English naturalist, Sir David Attenborough warned political and business leaders that the world’s greatest problem is climate change...

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Africa turns air into water

Drought is a big problem in many parts of Africa. In The Sahel region water is difficult to find. Why?...

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Bend it like Bassira

Aminata was five years old when her parents died. She was taken to her aunt’s house in a nearby village. The little girl was in shock...

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Going Local – African solutions

Changes in exchange rates and uncertainty in global markets can make it difficult to rely on international brands. As a result, some people are going local...

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Independent Energy Providers in Africa

Across Africa approximately 600 million people still use candles to light their homes at night. Many live in rural areas...

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