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Better Mill Initiative gains government support for expansion in Ethiopia
12-12-2017 | 14:36:28
Owing to the success of the Better Mill Initiative in Ethiopia last year, Solidaridad expanded the scope of the programme in 2017.
[Egypt] The Almas Jiwani Foundation announces new strategic partnership with Lions Legacy International
12-12-2017 | 12:18:00
The Almas Jiwani Foundation has announced a new strategic partnership with Lions Legacy International.
Women, youth and SMEs to benefit from African Development Bank’s $100 million loan to Mauritius
12-12-2017 | 06:35:32
Thousands of small and medium enterprises in Mauritius will benefit from a US $100-million loan to the country from the African Development Bank.
APM Terminals launches refrigerated trucks for Nigerian farmers
11-12-2017 | 12:52:00
APM Terminals, in conjunction with Naija Pride and with the assistance of international development groups, is working to provide modern cold chain transportation alternatives for farmers in the agricultural centers of northern Nigeria.
Kenyan environmentalist turns trash into treasure
11-12-2017 | 09:00:00
CNN International’s African Voices programme has this week featured artist and environmentalist Cyrus Kabiru to learn more about the inspiration behind his work.
Power Africa partners with Africa Trade Insurance to provide access to energy for 50 million in Sub Saharan Africa
08-12-2017 | 12:10:00
Power Africa and the African Trade Insurance Agency (ATI) have partnered to ramp up efforts to provide first-time access to power to 50 million people in sub-Saharan Africa.
Trade Mark East Africa receives $6million from Norway to grow jobs, facilitate trade and reduce poverty in Tanzania
07-12-2017 | 09:46:28
Norway has granted 50 million Norwegian Kroners, $6million, to TradeMark East Africa (TMEA) to support its work in enhancing trade across the East African Community to increase prosperity in the region.
[Nigeria] World Bank to help monitor repatriated $321million Abacha funds
06-12-2017 | 09:43:00
The Government of Nigeria, the Swiss Federal Council and the World Bank have signed an agreement on the repatriation and monitoring of $321 million of funds illicitly acquired by the family of former President, General Sani Abacha.
Citi Foundation and Technoserve unveil three projects to support young African entrepreneurs
06-12-2017 | 07:54:43
The Citi Foundation and the international nonprofit organization TechnoServe have unveiled three new projects to support young entrepreneurs and workers in Africa through the Citi Foundation’s Pathways to Progress initiative.
Barclays Africa, China Development Bank sign agreement to cooperate on development projects in Africa
05-12-2017 | 14:52:00
Barclays Africa Group Limited and China Development Bank have signed a memorandum of understanding aimed at strengthening cooperation and exploring opportunities to fund development projects in Africa.
[Kenya] Safaricom enhances MPESA for visually impaired customers in world's first
05-12-2017 | 09:34:00
In line with the theme for this year’s International Day of Persons with Disabilities to create a more sustainable and resilient society for all, Safaricom has launched M-PESA services for visually impaired customers.
[South Africa] Ford launches community IT center to promote computer literacy
05-12-2017 | 07:33:49
Ford Motor Company of Southern is making a significant contribution towards developing basic computer literacy by launching a community information technology center.
Mazda Southern Africa launches Mazda Foundation
04-12-2017 | 15:05:10
Mazda Southern Africa has launched the Mazda Southern Africa Foundation Non Profit Company.
Quality urbanization can stir inclusive and sustainable growth in Africa, UNECA
04-12-2017 | 12:15:00
It is critical for African countries to strategically integrate and link urbanization to their national development priorities, plans and visions if urbanization is to contribute to structural transformation and economic development.
Ethiopia and Mauritius honoured for promoting investment in sustainable development goals
04-12-2017 | 09:23:00
Agencies from Ethiopia, Mauritius and Spain have received the 2017 United Nations Awards for Promoting Investment in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs.
MCC marks closeout of the five year $66 million Cape Verde compact
01-12-2017 | 07:27:00
Millennium Challenge Corporation Vice President for Compact Operations Robert Blau has marked the closeout of the MCC Cape Verde Compact at a ceremony with Prime Minister Ulisses Correia e Silva and U.S. Ambassador to Cape Verde Donald Heflin.
Uganda government and UNDP launch implementation of a $44.26 million project to restore wetlands and build community resilience
30-11-2017 | 08:14:20
The Government of Uganda and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) have kick-started a new project on "building community resilience, wetlands ecosystems and associated catchments in Uganda."
Gambia targets foreign investment and entrepreneurship to create jobs
29-11-2017 | 08:13:00
The Government of The Gambia is aiming to boost foreign direct investment (FDI) and develop entrepreneurship to create jobs and achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by implementing UNCTAD’s Investment Policy Review (IPR) of The Gambia
EFG Hermes Foundation and Sawiris Foundation for Social Development partner to realize integrated sustainable development in Upper Egypt
28-11-2017 | 07:45:24
EFG Hermes Foundation and the Sawiris Foundation for Social Development have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to launch an integrated sustainable development project in Naga’El-Fawal, Esna, Luxor.
[Column] Phyllis Wakiaga: Informal industries as the mainspring for equity and equality
27-11-2017 | 14:23:18
Equity and Equality are two distinctive terms often used interchangeably but have two very different meanings.
Application of green economy approaches will enhance Africa’s agricultural sector, ECA
27-11-2017 | 11:02:19
The use of green economy principles and approaches in agricultural development can help improve Africa’s livestock production, says Ms. Mmadima Nyathi, Director of Research Statistics and Policy Development in Botswana’s Agricultural Development and Food Security Ministry.
Vodacom unveils the biggest green building in Lesotho in sustainability drive
24-11-2017 | 07:58:17
Telecommunication company Vodacom has launched the biggest green building in Lesotho. Covered with solar panels, the building is carbon neutral and powered by renewable energy at its headquarters in Maseru.
Alibaba Business School and UNCTAD launch eFounders initiative with African entrepreneurs as pioneers
24-11-2017 | 07:47:40
Alibaba Business School and the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) brought together 24 Africa-based entrepreneurs to participate in the inaugural eFounders Initiative.
Libya's first nationwide ENJAZI Business Innovation Competition honours vanguard entrepreneurs
24-11-2017 | 07:40:00
The MIT Enterprise Forum Pan Arab and TATWEER Research has announced the three winning teams of the ENJAZI Competition, the first nation-wide entrepreneurship competition in Libya.
Secure, trusted internet critical to advancing African economy - Internet Society
23-11-2017 | 10:59:00
Many African countries have made significant progress towards creating an Internet sector, with broad reforms that focus on increasing broadband availability.
World Bank Group pledges $2.35b in financing for Guinea
21-11-2017 | 14:03:58
During the meeting of the Consultative Group for Guinea held in Paris on November 16 and 17, 2017, the World Bank Group announced financial support totaling $2.35 billion to help Guinea implement its National Economic and Social Development Plan
[Column] Phyllis Wakiaga: Manufacturing should be everyone’s business
17-11-2017 | 13:30:00
South Korea, currently the 11th largest economy in the world, is often regarded as an economic miracle because of its rapid economic and social transformation, which continues to be a case study as to how global economies can achieve sustained and broad-based growth.
Purdue poised to improve sorghum for African farmers with $5 million grant
17-11-2017 | 09:30:00
Purdue University scientists will develop stronger, more versatile varieties of sorghum that have the potential to reach millions of African farmers.
AfDB launches Africa NDC Hub with 10 partners to fight climate change
17-11-2017 | 07:34:00
Africa Day, held on 15 November within COP23 in Bonn, was the springboard for the official launch of Africa NDC Hub, the African Platform for Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs).
Agribusiness could be the next gate to youth employment in Africa, ECA
16-11-2017 | 07:34:46
More than ever, African youth have to overcome a long and hard journey to enter the labour market. Out of 11 million young people entering the job market in Africa every year, only 3 million end up in formal jobs and all do not have quality jobs.
Ghana Home Loans breaks ground for the 2,000 unit affordable housing project
15-11-2017 | 08:42:55
Ghana’s President Nana Akufo-Addo has led the ceremonial ground-breaking of the first phase of a 2,000-unit affordable housing project financed by Ghana Home Loans at Appolonia City, Accra's new city development.
Engaging Africa’s young girls with technology
13-11-2017 | 13:17:00
Young girls in Africa face overwhelming barriers to education caused by socio and economic challenges, widening the gender gap.
[Column] Dr. Steve New: Why potato farming is big business for Kenya
13-11-2017 | 11:30:00
Under the USAID funded Feed the Future Programme that is being implemented in Kenya through the Kenya Agricultural Value Chains Enterprises, we ventured into potato to increase productivity .
Mauritius accelerates towards a low carbon economy, launches $191 million project
13-11-2017 | 09:34:00
The Republic of Mauritius has launched a US$191 million project supported by the Green Climate Fund (GCF) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).
[Column] Phyllis Wakiaga: Why Kenya Needs an Industrial Water Policy
10-11-2017 | 13:38:13
Water is becoming an increasingly paradoxical subject; mainly because it is a universal basic need without which there would be no life, and yet, it is fast becoming the foremost depleted and scarce resource in the world.
[Column] Bob Koigi: The farm to folk business and getting our priorities right
09-11-2017 | 13:12:00
Africa can be the world’s breadbasket, numerous studies have suggested, painting a picture of a continent poised to emerge as a key supplier of food in a globe where population explosion and food price spikes are taking a toll on farmland produce.
African Development Bank approves its second Climate Change Action Plan for 2016-2020
09-11-2017 | 09:00:00
The Boards of Directors of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB), on Wednesday, 8 November 2017, approved the Africa Thriving and Resilient: The Bank Group’s Second Climate Change Action Plan, 2016-2020 (CCAP2).
[South Africa] Vodacom, Innovator Trust launch programme to transform unemployed youth to entrepreneurs
09-11-2017 | 07:57:00
Vodacom and Innovator Trust are unveiling the Youth Entrepreneurship Programme (YEP), aimed at equipping local unemployed youth with the requisite set of skills to become cutting-edge entrepreneurs.
[Liberia] President Johnson-Sirleaf launches boss center for SMEs
08-11-2017 | 14:30:00
President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has officially launched the Small Business Administration (SBA) Business Opportunities through Support Services (BOSS) center at the Ministry of Commerce.
AgDevCo announces partnership in Senegal and Mozambique to boost incomes of 9,500 farmers
08-11-2017 | 11:03:20
AgDevCo's Smallholder Development Unit (SDU) has announced new partnerships with a Senegalese rice miller and a Mozambican livestock company.
Intelsat and Coca-Cola partner to bring satellite-enabled Wi-Fi services to remote communities across Africa
07-11-2017 | 07:48:21
Intelsat S.A., operator of the world’s first Globalized Network and leader in integrated satellite communications, and The Coca-Cola Company are working together to bring satellite-enabled Wi-Fi services to remote communities across Africa.
[Tanzania] EU invests $58 million in rural electrification
06-11-2017 | 14:25:15
During an official visit to Tanzania, Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development Neven Mimica signed a €50 million programme to support rural electrification in the country.
[Column] Vahid Monadjem: Broadening financial inclusion through informal sector innovation in sub-Sahara Africa
06-11-2017 | 12:07:00
In developing markets around the world, it is the informal economies that serve as the quietly humming engines of growth. By way of example, the informal economy accounts for over 70% of total employment in sub-Saharan Africa.
AfDB partners with Purdue University to make technologies available to African farmers
03-11-2017 | 14:00:00
The African Development Bank (AfDB) and Purdue University in the United States have agreed to work together to make technologies available to millions of farmers in Africa.
[South Africa] Young volunteers set to empower communities through technology
03-11-2017 | 08:16:53
To help advance youth economic empowerment, Vodacom has given a facelift to Vodacom Change the World by relaunching the programme as an Information and Communication Technology (ICT) and youth volunteerism initiative.
[Sudan] UNIDO’s $2.7 million targets to boost livelihoods of 3,000 households
03-11-2017 | 08:00:52
The Italian Agency for Development Cooperation and the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) have signed an agreement for the allocation of €2.25m for the implementation of a new project in Sudan.
Mastercard, FSD in joint drive to strengthen financial inclusion in Uganda
02-11-2017 | 12:27:00
Multinational financial services corporation, Mastercard and Financial Sector Deepening Uganda have partnered to develop financial services and solutions that will improve livelihoods of Ugandans.
Somaliland launches flagship job creation programme
02-11-2017 | 06:40:48
Authorities in Somaliland, along with the World Bank, have launched the first round of funding in the Bank’s flagship job creation program, the Somali Business Catalytic Fund (SBCF).
Sage Foundation’s Enterprise Fund offers new funding for bright ideas from African non profits
01-11-2017 | 11:45:00
Market and technology company for cloud accounting, people & payroll, and payment systems, Sage, has launched the second round of funding from Sage Foundation’s Enterprise Fund.
Africa Finance Corporation signs accreditation master agreement with Green Climate Fund
31-10-2017 | 13:27:30
Africa Finance Corporation (AFC) has signed an Accreditation Master Agreement (AMA) with the Green Climate Fund (GCF) in Seoul, South Korea.
Afreximbank initiatives target integration of African businesses into value chain
31-10-2017 | 10:54:00
The African Export-Import Bank is implementing initiatives that seek to integrate African businesses into regional and global value chains, Kanayo Awani, Managing Director of the Banks’s Intra-African Trade Initiative, has said.
[South Africa] Low carbon transport project extended to Northwest Province
31-10-2017 | 10:38:12
The United Nations Industrial Development Organization’s (UNIDO) South African Low Carbon Transport (LCT) Project has announced the extension of project activities in the Northwest Province.
USAID announces $6.3 million in awards to bolster Sub-Saharan Africa's off-grid energy sector
30-10-2017 | 11:29:35
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) will advance off-grid energy solutions in sub-Saharan Africa through several new awards announced at the Unlocking Solar Capital: Africa Conference in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire.
Ethiopian-Danish consortium to grow a sustainable dairy sector
30-10-2017 | 10:05:41
A Danish-Ethiopian project is on the way to making better use of the milk from Ethiopia’s 11 million dairy cows and to improve the nutrition of low-income families in the country.
Visa launches foundation targeting growth of global MSMEs with initial focus on Nigeria and Egypt
25-10-2017 | 08:08:00
Global payments technology company Visa has launched the newly-incorporated Visa Foundation that will prioritize the growth of micro and small enterprises around the world, enabling individuals, businesses, and economies to thrive.
Feed the Future and ACDI/VOCA to boost Kenyan livestock sector and resilience
24-10-2017 | 11:16:13
ACDI/VOCA has partnered with USAID under the Feed the Future-funded Kenya Livestock Market Systems (LMS) activity, a Leader with Associates award, to strengthen people’s resilience to climate shocks and reduce poverty, hunger, and chronic undernutrition
[Niger] European Union and LWR launch $1.6 million initiative to increase resilience of 10,000 farmers to climate change
24-10-2017 | 11:12:52
Lutheran World Relief, with funding from the European Union, is launching a three-year initiative in Dosso, Niger to strengthen farmers’ resilience to climate change .
Cameroon and UNIDO strengthen cooperation on private sector development support
24-10-2017 | 08:36:31
Cameroon and United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) have signed the “Inclusive Development and Entrepreneurship for All (IDEA) – Private Sector Development Support Programme (PADSP) for Cameroon” and its related Trust Fund Agreement.
Economic Community of Central African States receives $2million from AfDB
23-10-2017 | 14:35:00
The African Development Bank, through the African Water Facility and the NEPAD Infrastructure Project Financing Facility, approved the disbursement of 2,098,593 euros for the benefit of the Economic Community of Central African States.
African multinationals join forces within the AfroChampions Club to foster Africa’s growth and development
23-10-2017 | 14:25:00
The AfroChampions Initiative has just taken a new step with the official creation of the AfroChampions Club, a new platform to mobilise African multinationals to accelerate the economic integration of the continent.
[Column] Flora Mutahi: Women and Future of Work: Opportunities in the Fourth Industrial Revolution
23-10-2017 | 14:15:00
The onset of new technological inventions is always underpinned by ambivalence at best, and at worst, fear and alarm.
World Bank invests $166 million in Malawi’s agriculture
23-10-2017 | 14:06:00
The World Bank has approved $166 million to transform Malawi’s agricultural productivity through irrigation, lay the foundations for commercialization, and improve management of natural resources in the Shire Valley.
50 Million Women Speak Digital Platform set to create digital value that underpins Africa’s future economic transformation
20-10-2017 | 13:36:26
Online platforms can dramatically change the digital economy and bring enormous benefits in today's digital society.
Africa’s rapid urbanization can be a driver of industrialization, ECA
20-10-2017 | 11:12:00
By 2035, half of Africa's population will be urban, compared to just one third in 1990. This rapid urbanization creates growing challenges in terms of infrastructure and services’ needs, but it can also be a driver of industrial development on the continent, under the right policy framework.
Syngenta, USAID renew global collaboration to improve food security with special focus on Africa
20-10-2017 | 11:10:00
Syngenta and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) today signed an updated Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to support agriculture and food security activities in Africa, Asia and Latin America.
AfDB launches pilot programme to cultivate the savannah in eight African countries
20-10-2017 | 08:58:00
The savannahs of Africa cover a mind-boggling 600 million hectares, of which 400 million hectares are cultivable, the President of the African Development Bank, Akinwumi Adesina, has said.
AfDB seeks global support for Africa’s young farmers
19-10-2017 | 12:50:00
The African Development Bank has called for global support for Africa’s young farmers and “agripreneurs”, highlighting how agribusiness is the answer to employing the continent’s youth.
[Mozambique] UNIDO country programme to bolster competitiveness of national economy
19-10-2017 | 08:00:00
The newly launched Mozambique Country programme by UNIDO has been lauded by the country’s Minister of Industry and Commerce, Max Tonela saying it would establish “the conditions to stimulate structural transformation."
[Column] Daniel Monehin: Policy and regulation should bolster innovation to ensure financial inclusion is achieved
18-10-2017 | 13:49:59
Walk through bustling marketplaces in Africa and you will see a substantial amount of money changing hands, as merchants and consumers haggle over the goods and services.
Exim Bank Tanzania deepens financial inclusion with new Dodoma branch
17-10-2017 | 14:54:48
Exim Bank Tanzania has proved its commitment to strengthening financial inclusion in Tanzania by launching a new branch in the Dodoma region of Tanzania.
World Bank and partners sign $155 million package to support access to affordable housing finance in West Africa
17-10-2017 | 11:17:27
The West African Development Bank, the WAEMU Commission, the West African regional mortgage refinance company and the World Bank have signed a $155 million package to support the development of affordable housing finance in West Africa.
[Startup Interview] Kyei Faried Owura, Founder, Edwa Global Company, Ghana
12-10-2017 | 11:13:24
Kyei Faried Owura is the brains behind Edwa Global Company, a Ghana based startup revolutionizing food purchase online in the local and international markets while creating jobs for farmers and players across the value chain.
Maturation of Sub-Saharan Africa Hotel sector presents new opportunities
12-10-2017 | 10:28:00
The hotel sector in Sub-Saharan Africa has evolved during the past decade due to high demand growth, entrance of new global brands and increasing supply in major markets.
[South Africa] The Novartis Foundation partners with University of Basel to launch healthy schools for healthy communities
11-10-2017 | 12:29:52
The Novartis Foundation, the University of Basel, together with other partners have launched Healthy Schools for Healthy Communities.
World Bank invests $15 million to supports Togo’s efforts to promote good economic governance
10-10-2017 | 13:30:00
The World Bank has approved a $15 million International Development Association to help Togo address critical economic governance and public financial management challenges.
Launch of the African Land Policy Centre heralds better governance of land
10-10-2017 | 11:11:30
Eleven years since the establishment of the Land Policy Initiative, a ceremony was held in the presence of African Ministers and experts that launched the African Land Policy Centre (ALPC).
Millennium Challenge Corporation and the Coca Cola Africa Foundation expand collaboration in Africa
06-10-2017 | 08:29:00
The U.S. Government’s Millennium Challenge Corporation has signed a partnership with The Coca-Cola Africa Foundation to further leverage resources and expertise to support sustainable economic impact in MCC partner countries in Africa.
Hilton launches Africa Growth Initiative
05-10-2017 | 12:57:00
Hilton has committed a total of $50 million over the next five years towards the Hilton Africa Growth Initiative to support the continued expansion of its Sub-Saharan African portfolio.
African tourists bring better jobs for women and youth, UNCTAD
29-09-2017 | 11:38:24
On a continent where unemployment is a major concern, tourism – especially tourism between African countries – is providing hope.
[Bob Koigi] Column: Diversification to new frontiers the magic bullet to fixing unemployment in Africa
29-09-2017 | 08:16:12
Africa’s smallholder farmers are the apex of agricultural output in the continent contributing a staggering 75 percent of all agricultural production and creating millions of jobs in the process.
Millennium Challenge Corporation approves $524 million compact with Côte d’Ivoire
28-09-2017 | 13:32:36
The Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) Board of Directors in its quarterly meeting has approved a $524 million compact with the Republic of Côte d’Ivoire to spur economic growth and reduce poverty.
Egypt and the United States sign $100 million bilateral assistance agreements
27-09-2017 | 14:45:00
Egypt and the United States have signed new bilateral assistance agreements and amendments worth over $100 million that support the Government of Egypt's economic reforms, Sustainable Development Plan 2030, and private sector led growth and job creation.
USAID to launch new country programs in West and Central Africa
25-09-2017 | 12:48:34
United States Agency for International Development Administrator Mark Green has announced that the U.S. President's Malaria Initiative , led by USAID and implemented together with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, will launch new country programs.
Oserian Fairtrade supplements staff feeding with nutrition garden
21-09-2017 | 12:30:00
Kenya’s largest flower farm Oserian Development Company Limited through its Fairtrade Joint Body has established a garden of select highly nutritious vegetables as it seeks to supplement staff feeding.
ECREEE, CTCN and PFAN unveils project for women led sustainable energy enterprises in West Africa
21-09-2017 | 12:12:06
ECREEE, CTCN and PFAN have launched a call for proposals for women-led sustainable energy enterprises in West-Africa, as part of the CTCN/ECOWAS Project on Mainstreaming Gender for a Climate-Resilient Energy System in West Africa.
Farming and rural non farm activities can provide solutions to rising youth employment in Africa, FAO
21-09-2017 | 11:59:00
Farming and rural non-farm-based activities still have untapped potential to generate employment opportunities for Africa’s rising youth population, FAO has said at a high level forum
SweetSense lands $750,000 federal grant to expand water monitoring in Africa
21-09-2017 | 09:02:14
A Portland-based company that produces satellite sensors used to monitor wells and latrines in several Sub-Saharan African countries has landed a $750,000 federal grant that will allow it to expand.
AfDB, Brazil to groom African youth in cassava processing
20-09-2017 | 08:40:00
The African Development Bank (AfDB) and the Brazil-Africa Institute (BAI) have launched the Youth Technical Training Program (YTTP) − an initiative that aims to train young African professionals in research and technology transfer
World Bank commits $700 million to advance equitable access to basic services for millions of Ethiopians
19-09-2017 | 07:46:07
The World Bank has approved the International Development Association (IDA) additional financing of $700 million in support of Ethiopia’s continued efforts to improve equitable access to basic services and reinforce accountability systems at the decentralized level.
NEPAD launches 5 per cent Agenda initiative to bridge Africa’s $68bn infrastructure finance gap
19-09-2017 | 07:30:05
The New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD), African Union’s economic development programme gathered international investors and CEO-level business leaders at the NASDAQ Stock Market for the launch of its 5% Agenda campaign.
11 African countries to benefit from $280 million Partnership for Inclusive Agricultural Transformation in Africa programme
18-09-2017 | 08:42:00
The multi-million dollar Partnership for Inclusive Agricultural Transformation in Africa (PIATA) has been launched as an innovative and transformative partnership and financing vehicle to drive inclusive agriculture transformation across the continent.
World Bank in $60 million project to tackle unemployment in Tunisia
18-09-2017 | 08:36:22
The World Bank has announced a new $60 million project to help address the jobs challenge in Tunisia, with support for government efforts to better target employment programs and create more and better opportunities.
WFP launches five year strategic plan in Mozambique to tackle food insecurity
15-09-2017 | 14:58:51
The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has launched its five-year Country Strategic Plan (CSP) for Mozambique.
Heifer International, Sirolli Institute grow farming enterprises in Tanzania and Uganda
15-09-2017 | 14:06:00
Heifer International is working with the nonprofit Sirolli Institute to help farmers start or grow successful businesses.
UNDP bets on solar lanterns to light up Somali businesses and homes
14-09-2017 | 11:00:00
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has handed over 600 solar powered lanterns to Somalia’s Federal Ministry for Humanitarian Affairs and Disaster Management.
Multilateral development banks increase financing to tackle climate challenge
14-09-2017 | 09:00:51
The world’s six largest multilateral developments banks (MDBs) continued to make a strong contribution to the global climate challenge in 2016,
Urgent action needed to address climate infrastructure deficit in Africa, ECA
13-09-2017 | 13:04:00
Africa needs modern and sustainable infrastructure if the continent is to transform its economies and attain development aspirations as framed in the United Nations 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and Africa’s Agenda 2063,
COMESA ministers adopt regional industrialization strategy to bolster industrial development
12-09-2017 | 10:20:00
COMESA Ministers responsible for industry have adopted the regional Industrialization strategy which defines key interventions at both regional and national levels to speed up industrial development in the region.
Egypt’s first public private partnership offers relief to a fast growing population
08-09-2017 | 10:15:00
With only a third of Egypt’s population connected to a sewer system—and rapid urbanization straining already overburdened infrastructure—Egypt’s fast-growing cities have been searching for solutions.
[Kenya] Recycled plastic dhow to take the choke off the Indian Ocean
08-09-2017 | 08:05:00
CNN inside Africa in its latest report has explored the traditions of the Dhow sailboat and the generations of craftsmen who have been building them in the Kenyan coastal town of Lamu.