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Date: 30 Sep 2016
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Njeri Kabeberi
New Greenpeace Africa director

Njeri Kabeberi has been appointed as Greenpeace Africa executive director...

3 days ago

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Five million Somalis now food insecure

Over 300,000 Somali children under five are acutely malnourished, with more than 50,000 children who are severely malnourished...

3 days ago

Ericsson, Grundfos launch drinking water 'ATMs'
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

Uganda President Yoweri Museveni, Janet Museveni and Sicily Kariuki of Kenya.
Kenya's 'Making Every Woman and Girl Count' campaign

Kenya pledges to support the 'Making Every Woman and Girl Count' Program, at UN General Assembly...

23 Sep 2016

H.R.H Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa and Professor Anna Tibaijuka.
Tanzanian Professor wins sustainable development award

Tanzania's Professor Anna Tibaijuka becomes first woman to receive the H.R.H Prince Khalifa Bin Salman AI Khalifa Sustainable Development Award...

23 Sep 2016

Paul Muhato, Managing Director of Engen in Tanzania shakes hands with the Prime Minister of Tanzania.
Engen Tanzania pledges support for disaster recovery

Following the devastation caused by an earthquake in Tanzania on 10 September 2016, Engen has pledged Tshs.10 Million in a show of support...

22 Sep 2016

Migration and Africa's transformation on ADF agenda
Migration and Africa's transformation on ADF agenda

The 10th African Development Forum aims to go beyond the sensational debate on migration and thrash out some of the most pressing issues relating to Africa's transformation...

20 Sep 2016

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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

Togo governement signs up farmers
Digital financial inclusion of small-scale farmers in Togo

The Togo government is targeting 3 million Tongolese farmers to bring them into the financial system via mobile payments and subsidies...

15 Sep 2016

Woman farmer, West Africa
Building capacity for West African farmers

An initiative by the MasterCard Foundation and Root Capital will address the needs of early-stage West African agribusinesses to build capacity and increase incomes for 300,000 farmers...

14 Sep 2016

Etisalat partners to launch special SMS midwife service
Etisalat partners to launch special SMS midwife service

A mobile based service to assist pregnant women in connecting with midwives, has been launced in Nigeria...

14 Sep 2016

Japan helps fight hunger and boost nutrition in Africa
Japan helps fight hunger and boost nutrition in Africa

World Food Programme welcomes support from Japan to provide vital food aid and nutrition assistance in Africa...

14 Sep 2016

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Ericsson, Galaxy Backbone partner to transform public services in Nigeria

Ericsson and Galaxy Backbone, the government ICT shared services provider in Nigeria, have formed a partnership to design and deploy ICT based solutions to Nigeria...

13 Sep 2016

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Angaza Boma bringing solar TVs to rural Kenya

Angaza Boma is rolling out solar television systems in rural Kenya...

By Tom Jackson 8 Sep 2016

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Web TV aims to boost youth interest in African farming

Agribusiness TV is an internet television station which aims to inspire youth interest in farming in Burkina Faso and further afield in Africa...

8 Sep 2016

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Funding sought for organic farming in Africa

Organic farming in Africa has rich potential, but is increasingly underfunded, a UNCTAD survey has found...

8 Sep 2016

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Nigerians head back to the farm to beat recession

Too broke to pay for costly imports of rice and palm oil, Nigeria is looking to agriculture to help lift itself out of a recession...

7 Sep 2016

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Australian drought assistance to Southern Africa

Australia will provide $10 million to the World Food Programme to deliver food and nutritional support to 11.9 million drought-affected people in countries in southern Africa...

5 Sep 2016

AIMS students
Research funding for African scientists for climate change solutions

Canada commits $22.6 Million to support training of African Mathematical Scientists on climate change solutions...

5 Sep 2016

Conserving the Angolan highlands with two new parks
Conserving the Angolan highlands with two new parks

Two new parks, Mavinga and Luengue-Luiana, have been established in the Angolan highlands and encompass 6.8 million hectares...

5 Sep 2016

How we're Touching Lives in Rwanda
How we're Touching Lives in Rwanda

Today, more than ever, demonstrating corporate social responsibility or CSR is no longer an option; it is an understood best practice for companies that hope to earn favour with consumers...

By Spero Patricios, Issued by Launch Factory 2 Sep 2016

Bill Gates on CNN
Bill Gates talks about his foundation's charitable work in Africa

CNN Marketplace Africa interviews Bill Gates about the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation's work in Africa...

2 Sep 2016

Mobile screening program for hypertension and diabetes in select local counties in Kenya
Improved access to medicines for Sub-Saharan Africa pledged

Takeda Pharmaceutical Company has announced the launch of a bold, new 'Access to Medicines (AtM) strategy...

2 Sep 2016

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Gender inequality costs Africa USD95bn a year - UN

The UN has urged African nations to close a gender gap that is costing an estimated $95 billion (84 billion euros) a year in lost economic potential...

30 Aug 2016

African leaders commit to empowering youth, women to transform Africa
African leaders commit to empowering youth, women to transform Africa

African, Japanese and other leaders at the Sixth Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD VI), in Nairobi, will empower youth and women to transform Africa...

30 Aug 2016

Virtual reality meets cause marketing
Virtual reality meets cause marketing

It's expected that virtual reality will be an $80bn market by 2025. The list of businesses coming on board with VR is long and impressive...

By Sheila McGillivray 26 Aug 2016

Flare app
Kenyan startup to launch 'Uber for ambulances' app

'Uber for ambulances' app, Flare, launches in Kenya to address healthcare issues...

By Tom Jackson 26 Aug 2016

Additional Humanitarian Assistance for Ethiopia
Additional Humanitarian Assistance for Ethiopia

The United States announced nearly US$35 million in additional humanitarian assistance to help the people of Ethiopia face the impacts of the worst drought in 50 years...

26 Aug 2016

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