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Date: 30 Sep 2016
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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

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

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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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

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

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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

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

L-R: First Lady Margaret Kenyatta, Markus Gemuen and Andre Mendoza.
Partnership campaign to improve breast cancer care in Kenya

First Lady Margaret Kenyatta inaugurates partnership between government of Kenya and Roche to improve care of women with breast cancer...

17 Aug 2016

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Measures towards zero hunger in Africa

Slow Food's Carlo Petrini, FAO special ambassador 'Zero Hunger for Europe' visits Kenya to build networks in Africa towards hunger eradication...

16 Aug 2016

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Southern Africa is experiencing the worst El Niño-induced drought in 35 years

Deputy emergency relief coordinator calls for urgent action to assist millions of drought-affected people in Southern Africa...

25 Jul 2016

One of Samsung's solar power internet schools
Digital transformation in education key to stirring growth in East Africa

Africa's 'skills of the future' requires firm partnerships between NPOs, private and public sectors...

20 Jul 2016

Connecting moms
Chatbot launched to connect new mothers

A bot for messenger was launched at the International Aids Conference 2016. The bot will provide mothers with a more affordable way to access relevant messages...

20 Jul 2016

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WFP Food warehouse looted in Juba, Sudan

World Food Programme condemns looting of food warehouse in Juba, Sudan...

18 Jul 2016

Reducing food loss through sustainable production practices in Africa
Reducing food loss through sustainable production practices in Africa

New pilot initiative in Kaduna, Nigeria, will boost inclusive growth in African food industry...

18 Jul 2016

Pixabay
The power of long-form content in corporate social responsibility

You can't turn on a screen in 2016 without seeing an example of branded content or native advertising flit across your eyes...

By Spero Patricios, Issued by Launch Factory 18 Jul 2016

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Global Shea Alliance, USAID partner for industry growth and sustainability

Agreement to promote shea markets worldwide and improve sustainable production in Africa...

14 Jul 2016

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Restoring the global economy's ability to deliver prosperity

The Sustainable Development Goals must become the yardstick for judging inclusive growth in the global economy, says Mukhisa Kituyi, UN Conference on Trade & Development...

By Mukhisa Kituyi 12 Jul 2016

Teaching food production to families in Egypt
Teaching food production to families in Egypt

FAO launches the regional competition of "Aquaponics design" in collaboration with Arab Women Investors Union...

8 Jul 2016

Hotel Verde Zanzibar
Tanzania and Zanzibar get new 'green hotel'

Bakhresa Group and Verde Hotels to build Zanzibar's 'greenest hotel...

6 Jul 2016

Eliska the Rhino
DHL delivers black rhino Eliska to Africa

DHL provided a dedicated Boeing 757-200 freighter to transport a female eastern black rhino named Eliska, from the Czech Republic to a Tanzanian sanctuary...

30 Jun 2016

Turning garbage into growth the future city way
Turning garbage into growth the future city way

Waste is the eternal burden of civilisation. Across Africa, implementation is very hard due to explosive population growth...

By Kudzai Danha 22 Jun 2016

MTN’s CEO Brian Gouldie handing over a dummy cheque of MTN Marathon proceeds worth shs.500 million to executive director of Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA), Jenifer Musisi.
MTN and sponsors aid bio-toilet project

MTN Kampala Marathon partners hand over Shs.500 million for KCCA schools sanitation Project...

9 Jun 2016

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