Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Investing in Africans’ Health

Africa’s health sector represents a massive investment opportunity, estimated by the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa to be worth US$66 billion annually. Yet...

African businesses urged to invest in the Blue Economy

African businesses are being challenged to wake up to the economic, social and environmental power of the Blue Economy.  Africa Blue Economy Forum (ABEF)...

Ethiopian Airlines plane crash: ‘No survivors’ among 157 on board

There are no survivors among 157 people on board an Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 that crashed en route from Addis Ababa to Nairobi, Ethiopia's...

Kenya asks UN to fund war against Al-Shabaab

Consistent and ample funding from the United Nations is needed to ensure Somalia does not spiral back into chaos and once again fall under...

Green initiative enhances tree cover in Libya

A nation-wide initiative by hundreds of volunteers planting thousands of trees is increasing tree cover and helping stem desertification in Libya. Over the past two...

Bringing color to city slums

The sprawling Ijora Badia slum on the outskirts of Nigeria’s bustling commercial hub Lagos has been a challenge to the authorities for years. Two years...

Liberia’s former president Sirleaf joins The Elders

The former president of Liberia, along with the former president of Colombia and the previous head of United Nations Human Rights organization, are the...

Ocean health in Africa

A comprehensive assessment of the state of the world’s oceans, the Ocean Health Index (OHI), published annually by US-based National Center for Ecological Analysis...

South Africa calls for end to sanctions on Zimbabwe

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa, who was in Geneva, Switzerland for the release of a report by the International Labour Organisation (ILO), urged the...

Ethiopia realizing benefits of early investment in agriculture.

Since its rapid economic growth averaging 10 percent every year between 2004 and 2014, Ethiopia has emerged as a major engine driving development in...

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