Njeri Kabeberi
New Greenpeace Africa director

Kenyan born Njeri Kabeberi, has been appointed executive director for Greenpeace Africa after an extensive search for a combination of skills required to drive the organisation towards a people-powered movement.

1 day ago

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Five million Somalis now food insecure

MOGADISHU, Somalia - Five million Somalis - more than 40% of the country's population - do not have sufficient food, according to a new assessment report released this past week in Mogadishu.

1 day ago

Ericsson, Grundfos launch drinking water 'ATMs'
Ericsson, Grundfos launch drinking water 'ATMs'

Scandinavian company, Grundfos, have come with a solution that will improve access and payments for drinking water. The collaboration ensures easy connection of mobile wallet providers and water service providers, to simplify access for the end consumer.

23 Sep 2016

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

Kenya's government has pledged to support the newly established public-private partnership to support UN Women's 'Making Every Woman and Girl Count' campaign.

23 Sep 2016

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

Former executive director of the United Nations Human Settlement Programme, UN HABITAT, Professor Anna Tibaijuka, has been awarded the 'His Royal Highness H.R.H Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa Award for Sustainable Development', becoming the first woman to receive the award now in its third anniversary.

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 on the devastation caused by an earthquake in Tanzania on 10 September 2016, Engen has pledged Tshs.10 Million in a show of support. The donation was made in response to a call for help from government for funds to drive a disaster recovery project.

22 Sep 2016