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Episode 192: Zero Negative Energy launch with Adidas.

Date: 20 Oct 2016
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South Sudan: Escalating food crisis in 2017, FAO warns

Economic downturn and insecurity cripple food production and trade in South Sudan...

22 Nov 2016

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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

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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

Addressing Africa's biggest social challenges
Addressing Africa's biggest social challenges

Acumen and GE support social enterprises across East and West Africa to build inclusive businesses that tackle the problems of poverty...

11 Nov 2016

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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

Panelists in a discussion during the official launch of the 5th annual Tigo Digital Changemakers’ award in Dar es Salaam on 18th October 2016.
Tigo Tanzania launches 5th Annual Digital Changemakers' Award

This year's award has new focus on education, digital inclusion and business entrepreneurship...

27 Oct 2016

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Drought, hunger add to South Sudan's woes

A serious food crisis in the north of South Sudan is reaching critical levels, as a biting drought across much of east Africa serves up even more woes for the troubled country...

26 Oct 2016

Pay as you go solar power
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

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Food aid arrives for Sudan

The United States and WFP welcome a second ship carrying critical food commodities for Sudan, which will be used to assist more than 2 million vulnerable people across the country...

20 Oct 2016

Masen sponsors Africa renewable Energy Forum
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

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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...

27 Sep 2016

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

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