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Third annual WiSci girls STEAM camp in Malawi

100 secondary school girls from Liberia, Malawi, Rwanda, Uganda, Tanzania, Zambia, and the United States will work together to build their science, technology, engineering, arts and design, and mathematics (STEAM) skills to address the prevalent gender gap…

17 Jan 2017

Development of renewable energies in Senegal

Engie has been selected for the Dakar TER project, in partnership with Thales, for the development of renewable energies in Senegal…

13 Jan 2017

Call for agriculture to be central to Africa's development

Over 300 participants attended the African Economic Conference this week, with the theme, 'Feed Africa: Towards Agro-Allied Industrialization for Inclusive Growth'...

9 Dec 2016

Madagascar faces dire food insecurity

UN food agencies call for urgent action to address southern Madagascar's worsening food insecurity, as $67 million is needed in food aid and farming support for the upcoming planting season...

23 Nov 2016

Africa Day at COP22: moving forward on climate change commitment

The Africa Day event had the dual themes of 'Moving from Commitment to Action with Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs)'and 'The Africa Renewable Energy Initiative: Moving Forward'...

21 Nov 2016

African leaders in Morocco to unify stance on global warming

African leaders met in Morocco this week on the sidelines of UN climate talks to agree a joint stance to fight global warming on the continent...

18 Nov 2016

Africa hit worst by extreme weather in 2015

Four of the 10 countries hammered hardest in 2015 by climate-boosted extreme weather are in Africa...

9 Nov 2016

Severe southern African drought to worsen - UN

The impact of the most severe drought to hit southern Africa in 35 years is expected to worsen in the coming months, a UN climate envoy warned on Friday.

1 Nov 2016

UN agencies scale up efforts to save lives in Southern Madagascar

In Madagascar, 92% of the population lives on less than $2/day, and the situation in the chronically semi-arid South is pushing hundreds of thousands close to the edge of disaster...

26 Oct 2016

Pay-as-you-go solar power growth in Africa

Solar Freedom Africa is another PAYG energy startup making waves in this critical sector in Africa...

By Tom Jackson 24 Oct 2016

Madagascar receives emergency food aid

World Food Programme scales up emergency operations in southern Madagascar which has been hard hit by this year's El Niño, which resulted in reduced rains for southern Africa...

14 Oct 2016

Masen sponsors Africa renewable Energy Forum

Taking place from 2-4 November 2016 in Marrakech, the Africa Renewable Energy Forum will provide a unique platform for networking and knowledge sharing...

29 Sep 2016

Ericsson, Grundfos launch drinking water 'ATMs'

Ericsson, Grundfos have established a partnership to provide water ATMs that dispenses water and supports sustainable water management...

23 Sep 2016

African Leaders urged to invest more in agriculture

Green revolution Forum panellists discussed ways to transform agriculture in Africa, technological advancement for farmers and the empowerment of women and youth...

16 Sep 2016

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