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Amref signs MoU with Aga Khan Foundation East Africa
24-09-2018 | 06:50:00
Amref Health Africa through the Institute of Capacity Development have signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Aga Khan Foundation East Africa.
[South Africa Business Week] JSE grows listing portfolio
20-09-2018 | 17:19:00
This week, the ever aggressive South African business world has seen two major companies, Vivo energy and Naspers all set to list on Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE).
OFID approves over US$270m funding in Europe, Africa and Asia
20-09-2018 | 10:04:00
The 164th Session of the Governing Board of the OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID) has approved over US$270 million of new funding to benefit developing countries across the globe.
OFID grants support renewable energy youth programs in Egypt
20-09-2018 | 08:42:00
OFID, the OPEC Fund for International Development has extended grants in support of the Regional Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (RCREEE) and Bibliotheca Alexandrina.
UNIDO and Switzerland launch quality & standards programme in SA
20-09-2018 | 07:05:25
The Department of Trade and Industry of South Africa, UNIDO and the Swiss State Secretariat for Economic Affairs have signed a €1.38 million project to support South Africa improve the international competitiveness of indigenous essential and vegetable oils.
[Kenya Business Week] Smart cities, a panacea for urban population
14-09-2018 | 06:57:14
As urban population hits unprecedented highs putting pressure on key amenities like housing, transport water and sanitation experts are mulling new and innovative ways to create smarter inclusive and sustainable cities.
[South Africa Business Week] Monash South Africa is now AdvTech owned
13-09-2018 | 18:08:00
ADvTECH has announced the acquisition of Monash South Africa (MSA), a leading South African private tertiary education institution with students from more than 50 countries.
Mutale Chilangwa the new Counterpart International Africa Director
13-09-2018 | 09:33:00
Counterpart International is pleased to announce the appointment of Mutale Chilangwa as Regional Director of the Africa portfolio. Mutale brings to Counterpart more than 23 years of international development experience in economic, trade, food security, and governance issues facing both the private and public sectors.
UN-Habitat and partners drive for equitable economic growth in Kenya
11-09-2018 | 10:16:00
UN-Habitat, working in concert with its partners, has embarked on a cities campaign on Equitable Economic Growth in two Kenyan secondary towns of Kajiado and Ol-Kalou.
Cease oil exploration efforts in Greater Virunga landscape, Civil Society tells Uganda and DR Congo
22-05-2018 | 16:26:00
The GLACCNR coalition is ready to mobilise and work with host communities to resist plans by Uganda and the DRC to conduct oil activities in the Greater Virunga
[Nigeria] 160 firms bid for NNPC valuation and land acquisition services contract
09-04-2018 | 08:43:42
No fewer than 160 firms of professional estate surveyors and valuers participated in the bid to provide the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) with valuation and land acquisition services.
[Interview] Funke E. Adeniji, Founder, Women Elite Sports Empowerment Initiative, UK
26-03-2018 | 10:50:00
The Women Elite Sports Empowerment Initiative (WESIE) was founded in 2012 by British/Nigerian Funke E. Adeniji, who began playing basketball in her teens, working her way up from collegiate level basketball in the UK to division 1, the UK’s premiere league for women.
Novartis Foundation and Ghana Health Service announce successful integration and scale-up of telemedicine program
16-01-2018 | 09:52:00
Today the Novartis Foundation and Ghana Health Service are announcing the successful integration and scale-up of telemedicine services across Ghana.
[Ghana] Nestlé and IFRC launch the Gha-WASH project to improve access to water and sanitation
30-10-2017 | 08:15:00
According to the 2017 Joint Monitoring Program Report by the World Health Organization and UNICEF, more than 3 million people do not have access to improved water and almost 8 million do not have access to improved sanitation in Ghana.
USAID, Nestlé Nigeria, VEGA partner to assure supply of safe, quality maize
27-10-2017 | 07:29:00
The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), Nestlé Nigeria PLC, Volunteers for Economic Growth Alliance (VEGA) and VEGA Member Cultivating New Frontiers in Agriculture (CNFA) have announced a new partnership program.
[Nigeria] Tony Elumelu Foundation and UNDP sign agreement to support African entrepreneurs
17-10-2017 | 10:00:00
“We have to give more attention and support to emerging African entrepreneurs, if the continent’s poverty, inequality and unemployment challenges are to be addressed.”
USAID-FinGAP benefits 2000 agribusinesses in Northern Ghana
09-10-2017 | 09:01:00
Over 2,000 agribusinesses in the maize, rice and soy value chains in northern Ghana have in the last four years received more than $135 million in private capital support, thanks to the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).
Dangote Foundation, GBCHealth, join forces to build Coalition on Health
19-09-2017 | 10:29:00
Dangote Foundation and GBCHealth have joined forces to forge a new model of partnership, African Business Coalition on Health (GBCHealth) in Africa.
IMF approves one-year extension of Ghana aid program
31-08-2017 | 09:49:00
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) approved an extension of an aid package for Ghana initially worth $918 million that will see the program continue for an extra year beyond its original April 2018 end date, it said on Wednesday.
The Paradise Foundation launches first overseas conservation program in Africa
24-07-2017 | 06:59:00
The Paradise Foundation, a not-for-profit environmental conservation organization in China, has announced its first overseas conservation program in Africa.
Merck Foundation commits to long term partnership with Government of Tanzania
17-07-2017 | 08:07:00
Merck Foundation will focus on providing one year and two years surgical and paediatric oncology fellowship program in India, Europe and University of Nairobi for Tanzanian doctors to improve the cancer care in the country.
World Bank approves $40m to strengthen social risks management
22-06-2017 | 08:17:00
The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors has approved a $40 million equivalent IDA credit* to the Republic of Uganda for the Strengthening Social Risk Management and Gender-Based Violence (GBV) Prevention and Response Project.
[Ghana] UNHCR launches world's first satellite enabled interactive distance learning project for refugee children
20-06-2017 | 11:18:00
A new project enabling refugee children in the Ampain camp in Western Ghana to receive high quality teaching via distance learning is now fully established.
[Nigeria] 371, 000 Internally Displaced Persons to benefit from Dangote Foundation’s donation in Borno
13-06-2017 | 08:11:00
Africa’s foremost businessman, Aliko Dangote has donated food items worth more than N200 million to the people of Borno state.
Aids Healthcare Foundation hits 10 year Milestone in Rwanda
27-04-2017 | 10:00:00
In 2006, The AIDS Healthcare Foundation commenced operations in Rwanda, in collaboration with the government through the Ministry of Health and Rwanda Biomedical Centre (RBC) as part of its global mission to provide cutting edge medicine to people living with HIV.
Economic Commission for Africa launches second generation of its country profiles
28-03-2017 | 05:08:17
The Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) has launched the second generation of its Country profiles, on the margins of the African Development Week held in Dakar Senegal.
VOSS Water Norway partners with Voss Foundation to promote clean water, sanitation and hygiene initiatives in Sub-Saharan Africa
23-03-2017 | 05:30:00
Over 300 million people in Sub-Saharan Africa lack access to clean water which is approximately the same as the population of the United States.
European Union and UNIDO to foster employment opportunities and economic growth in Sudan
17-03-2017 | 05:57:00
Ambassador Jean-Michel Dumond, Head of Delegation of the European Union to Sudan (EU) and Khaled El Mekwad, Representative of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), have signed an agreement to implement a project to foster employment opportunities and economic growth in Sudan.
AIDS Healthcare Foundation Unveils two new Facilities in Nigeria
06-03-2017 | 12:00:00
The AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) has officially unveiled two newly constructed facilities in Nigeria in partnership with the Benue State Ministry of Health and Benue State AIDS Control Agency (BENSACA).
Facebook partners with public sector agencies, NGOs across Africa for safer, better Internet
07-02-2017 | 08:08:00
Today is Safer Internet Day (SID) and Facebook has launched a series of initiatives to help make the Internet a safer and better place for people across Africa, especially children and the youth.