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...
'Uber for ambulances' app, Flare, launches in Kenya to address healthcare issues...
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...
GENEVA, SWITZERLAND: Green Cross International (GCI) and Giorgio Armani have entered into a partnership to promote access to safe drinking water through GCI's Smart Water for Green Schools project in Ghana. A support and solidarity network has been devised around Acqua di Gio and Acqua di Gioia, two of Giorgio Armani's fragrances.
21 Feb 2011
LAGOS: Airtel Nigeria, last week in Lagos, Nigeria, formally announced plans to adopt primary schools across the country as part of its corporate social responsibility (CSR) strategy.
7 Feb 2011
The Loerie Awards has announced the entrants for the inaugural Ubuntu Award. The Ubuntu Award, sponsored by Hetzner, aims to recognise the positive influence of brands on the social and physical environment.
13 Aug 2010
DUBAI, UAE/JOHANNESBURG: Emirates, the award-winning airline of the United Arab Emirates, is helping a team of Australian youths get off to a flying start at the Football for Hope Festival 2010 in Johannesburg.
29 Jun 2010
One Young World, a global leadership summit for young leaders age 25 and under, united from all the world's 192 countries to address major global challenges, will be held in London from 8-10 February 2010.
1 Feb 2010
The MTN Benin Foundation has donated ten million CFA (approximately USD$20,000) to Mercy Ships, the health aid organisation. Mercy Ships, a global charity that has operated a fleet of hospital ships in developing nations since 1978, uses hospital ships to deliver free health care services to those without access.
25 Nov 2009
WASHINGTON: The World Cocoa Foundation, late last week, announced a public-private partnership for rural education with the US Agency for International Development (USAID) Africa Education Initiative and its members as well as The Jacobs Foundation and the Norwegian Association of Chocolate Manufacturers.
5 Oct 2009