100 secondary school girls from Liberia, Malawi, Rwanda, Uganda, Tanzania, Zambia, and the United States will work together to build their science, technology, engineering, arts and design, and mathematics (STEAM) skills to address the prevalent gender gap…
Mauritania will focus on horticulture, poultry farming, goat milk and non-timber forest products; then fishing and new income generating crops or activities…
Engie has been selected for the Dakar TER project, in partnership with Thales, for the development of renewable energies in Senegal…
MultiChoice Africa and Eutelsat in collaboration with Mindset Learn saw the first edition of the DStv Eutelsat Star Awards draw to an end last week with Ugandan student, Mary Musimire coming out top in the Best Entry Award category.
19 Sep 2011
Two Degrees Food, a social enterprise food company and Relief International, a global non-profit organisation in Somalia have partnered to launch a national Famine Relief Campaign o help children suffering from malnourishment in Somalia.
15 Sep 2011
In an expedition through Africa, sponsored by Gabriel, the shock absorber brand, Justin Patrick Brogan of Write to Zero Degrees will travel through 12 countries to distribute educational material and to encourage governments en route to give priority to education for children.
14 Sep 2011
After raising funds through different initiatives last month, Kenya Airways on Monday 5 September 2011 made a contribution towards the National Famine Relief.
6 Sep 2011
NEW YORK: The PepsiCo Foundation announced on Tuesday 16 August 2011 that it will contribute US$1 million to famine relief efforts in the Horn of Africa.
18 Aug 2011
kulula.com, in partnership with Interactive Africa flew 10.5 tons of aid to Somalia in a Boeing 737-200 on Friday 12 August 2011 and the SocInteract website has launched a way to for donors to support the relief programmes in Somalia, as the country faces one of its worst droughts in 60 years.
15 Aug 2011
In response to recent reports by the United Nations on the famine crisis in Somalia, Vodacom launched earlier this week a donor relief campaign called "Relief for Somalia" that enables its customers to donate via SMS.
2 Aug 2011
Engen has contributed US$250,000 towards a new school that has been built in Cibitoke Province, Burundi. The school was presented to Burundi's people at a ceremony recently attended by the president of Burundi, Pierre Nkurunziza and the governor of Cibitoke Province, Nsabimana Anselme.
9 Jun 2011
The Football for Hope Centre in Kenya was officially opened early this month with a further six, as part of the 20 Centres for 2010 campaign, on the cards in the next four to five months for Namibia, Mali, Rwanda, Ghana, Lesotho and South Africa.
13 Sep 2010
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
Following Nedbank's announcement in September 2009 of its commitment to work towards carbon neutrality, it announced on 13 July 2010 that it has achieved this goal.
15 Jul 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
Kenya's national airline, Kenya Airways has been approved by the United Kingdom (UK) Environment Agency to participate in the European Union Environmental Management Program, through a legally binding initiative known as the European Union Environment Trading Scheme (EU-ETS).
Carole Kimutai 26 Jan 2010
ADDIS ABABA: Diageo, premium drinks company that owns Johnnie Walker Scotch Whisky, Guinness, and other global brands, is investing a further Birr 900,000 (US$70,000) in a water and sanitation project in Kechene in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa.
22 Jan 2010
The first East African CSR Awards in partnership with the East African Business Council (EABC), will be launched and open for entries on 15 February 2010. The awards will take place on the evening of 5 May 2010 during the World Economic Forum Africa in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.
Carole Kimutai 20 Jan 2010
The first Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Kenya Awards will be held in June 2010. Companies will be awarded for outstanding, innovative and world-class products, services and projects that create a high social and environmental benefit for the community and the business.
Carole Kimutai 29 Jul 2009
The Southern African NGO Network (SANGONeT), in conjunction with the Arid Lands Information Network (ALIN) in Kenya have launched TechSoup Kenya, an online technology donation portal aimed at the Kenyan NGO sector.
22 Jun 2009