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Collect-a-Can salutes women entrepreneurs who recycle

This Women's Month, Collect-a-Can pays homage to the women of our nation who are investing in social good in their communities and making a sustainable contribution to our local economy and environment through waste management and recycling...

30 Jul 2015 12:00

As desert encroaches, Niger turns to natural gas

Threatened by the advance of a desert that already covers two-thirds of Niger, the poor Sahel nation hopes to halt rapid deforestation by promoting natural gas...

30 Jul 2015 07:57



SkyPower to invest $2bn in Kenyan solar projects

SkyPower has signed a $2.2bn agreement with Kenya for the development of 1GW of world-class solar projects to be built in four phases over the next five years...

28 Jul 2015 06:35

Zimbabwe company inks USD1.1bn thermal power deal with China

A Zimbabwean company on Thursday, 23 July 2015, signed a $1.1bn agreement with the China State Construction Engineering Corporation (CSCEC) to build a 600-megawatt thermal power plant, a move expected to ease power cuts in the country...

27 Jul 2015 07:45

Mozambique destroys over two tonnes of contraband ivory, rhino horn

Authorities in Mozambique on Monday, 6 July 2015, burned more than 2.6 tonnes of ivory and rhino horns confiscated during various anti-poaching busts, demonstrating a tough stance on wildlife trafficking...

8 Jul 2015 06:41

Why Ghana needs a new approach to stop the erosion of its coastline

Ghana's economic growth rate is expected to pick up again next year after two years of slowdown following the country's stellar 7% growth in 2013. But this success has come at a price...

By Kwasi Addo Appeaning 3 Jul 2015 09:33

Egypt awards solar project to Building Energy

Building Energy, an Italian independent power producer from renewable sources, and the New & Renewable Energy Authority (NREA), have signed a memorandum of understanding for two 50MW photovoltaic (PV) plants in Benban, Upper Egypt...

2 Jul 2015 09:24

Why haven't Madagascar's famed lemurs been saved yet?

Lemurs are cute - there is no denying it. Their big eyes and fluffy faces mean they really are the poster animals of Madagascar, an island known internationally for its unique flora and fauna...

By Julia P G Jones 1 Jul 2015 11:51

Lupita Nyong'o joins fight to save Africa's elephants

Oscar-winning actress Lupita Nyong'o has returned home to Kenya to spearhead a new campaign to stop the record slaughter of elephants for their valuable ivory...

1 Jul 2015 11:43

How Rwanda's clinics have gone off-grid and onto renewable energy

Rwanda is located in the poorest region in the world, sub-Saharan Africa. Despite this, it is making advances with off-grid renewable energy solutions for rural areas that could be a model for similar economies...

By Taha Selim Ustun 25 Jun 2015 09:34

Porto Novo: an African city taking action against climate change

Taking action against climate change is hugely important in the developing countries. This is particularly true for African countries, where the impacts of climate change will hit harder...

By Lorena Pasquini 22 Jun 2015 10:35

Ford College Community Challenge comes to Africa

Ford Motor Company Fund is expanding the Ford College Community Challenge (C3) to Africa...

17 Jun 2015 15:08

Kenya wildlife rangers launch secure radios to outwit poachers

Kenyan wildlife officers launched a secure radio system on Wednesday, 10 June 2015, in their battle to protect elephants and rhinos, aiming to outwit poachers who listen in on wardens' communications...

15 Jun 2015 11:21

Ethiopia to cut carbon emissions by two-thirds by 2030

Ethiopia has set targets to slash carbon emissions by two-thirds within the next 15 years, the most ambitious goal so far presented to an upcoming UN climate change conference in Paris...

15 Jun 2015 10:55

Eco-friendly Engen for Réunion

Engen, the African energy multinational, is planning to build an eco-friendly service station in Réunion...

12 Jun 2015 10:23

Climate change to be a game-changer

Climate change is a subject that no sector can afford to neglect. In less than six months, Paris promises to be a battlefield of agendas...

11 Jun 2015 11:29

APO announces the winner of the 2015 APO Energy Media Award

Kofi Adu Domfeh from Ghana has been selected as the first place winner of the 2015 APO Energy Media Award...

10 Jun 2015 13:24

Global Forum for Innovations in Agriculture calls for local innovations

GFIA Africa forms part of the world's most influential series of events for the future of sustainable agriculture...

8 Jun 2015 09:48

Modernising local economies important for Africa's future

With Africa's population set to triple by 2050, modernising local economies will be vital to make the continent more competitive and to increase people's living standards, according to the African Economic Outlook 2015...

25 May 2015 11:21

We are because of PR

A paraphrase of the definition of Ubuntu - we are because you are - goes some way to explain that apart from our pride in being Africa's premier B2B news distribution channel, Bizcommunity is also proud to be home to a great many of the continent's foremost PR, marketing and digital communications professionals...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 21 May 2015 12:06

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