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UNEP backs action on e-waste in East Africa
09-08-2010 | 15:00:21
Kenya is set to become the first East African nation to develop regulations on the management of electronic waste (e-waste), following a national conference ...


AfDB’s Response to Climate Change in Africa
09-08-2010 | 14:58:11
  The African Development Bank (AfDB) Group is taking a lead in addressing climate change issues which are adversely impacting on the African continent. ...


AfDB Provides CFAF 13 Billion to Help Modernize Gabon’s Fisheries Sector
09-07-2010 | 15:59:01
  The AfDB recently handed CFAF 13 billion worth of equipment to Gabon’s fisheries and aquaculture directorate aimed at modernizing the sector. The ...


Sasol Nitro announces process to divest of five fertiliser blending plants
09-07-2010 | 15:56:56
In July 2010 Sasol Nitro, a division of Sasol Chemical Industries Limited, undertook, as part of an agreement with the Competition Commission, to divest ...


Greening Water Law
09-07-2010 | 15:54:51
  Governments and law-makers need to integrate environmental concerns into water-use legislation to avert an impending global water crisis, according ...


Rwanda / IOM Set to Support Reintegration Opportunities for Rwandan Refugee Returnees
09-07-2010 | 15:53:04
IOM and the Rwandan Ministry of Disaster Management and Refugee Affairs (MIDIMAR) has just launched the ”Enhancement of socioeconomic reintegration ...


Policy makers, agriculturalists, negotiators and partners join hands in the African Conference on Agriculture, food Security and Climate Change to consider an African Position
09-07-2010 | 15:49:58
Close to 1000 agricultural and climate change experts from African countries, policymakers, Ministers and representatives from the African Union Commission ...


Insurers call for more action to adapt developing world to climate change
09-06-2010 | 17:49:39
  Four initiatives representing more than 1000 leading international insurance companies are today calling on governments worldwide to harness risk ...


AfDB Attends the African Green Revolution Forum
09-06-2010 | 17:45:48
The African Green Revolution Forum (AGRF) was officially opened on Thursday, 2 September 2010 in Accra, Ghana. The three-day forum, which is being held ...


Parliamentarians Back Call To Action For Green Revolution
09-06-2010 | 17:36:30
    A group of senior African parliamentarians has supported former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan’s call to action at the African Green Revolution ...


Wind power / powering community development
09-03-2010 | 15:32:44
Residents of the Tsitsikamma community of Wittekleibosch in the Eastern Cape are today celebrating social investments from diversified resources group ...


KCB Launches Online Payment Solution
09-03-2010 | 15:27:28
KCB Bank has today announced the launch of an online payment solution targeting the tourism sector in East Africa. This Product was launched at the ongoing ...


Peter Sarstedt to sing for conservation
09-03-2010 | 15:22:43
Peter Sarstedt, the famous musician and supporter of conservation and the planet will be visiting South Africa during the month of September as a guest ...


EABL Posts Impressive 12.5 Billion In Pre Tax Profits
09-03-2010 | 15:17:23
  East African Breweries Limited (EABL) today announced its pre tax profits for the financial year ended 30th June 2010 of KShs 12.5 billion, a 10 percent ...


PLANS TO PRODUCE 10000 BUSES PER MONTH – DR. MARCEL OKECHUKWU EZENWOYE, CHAIRMAN/CEO, ZHOPE AUTOMOBILE LTD
09-01-2010 | 15:41:01
Zhope Automobile, a wholly owned Nigerian enterprise, is set to establish an assembly plant in the country valued at N9 billion. This was disclosed by ...


Building safe and sanitary homes in Egypt’s poorest villages
09-01-2010 | 15:38:09
In continuation of its tradition of honoring the spirit of Ramadan by showing solidarity with the less fortunate sectors of the community, the Egyptian ...


Nedbank helps puts small businesses on the road to success
09-01-2010 | 15:33:42
Entrepreneurship in South Africa is about to get a boost thanks to the collaborative efforts of Nedbank Small Business Services and etv. ‘Fix My Biz’ ...


Boosting Basic Education in Lesotho: US$20 Million Grant Awarded by Education for All Fast Track Initiative (FTI)
09-01-2010 | 15:28:22
A US$20million grant agreement for improving the quality of educational infrastructure and basic education in Lesotho was signed on August 25, signaling ...


Tanzania - Backbone Transmission Investment Project
08-27-2010 | 14:18:17
The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors today approved the following project: IDA Credit: US$150 million Terms: Maturity = 40 years; Grace = 10 ...


MTN registers over 1,8 million petitions in support of 1GOAL: Education for All campaign
08-27-2010 | 14:13:48
MTN has registered over 1,8 million SMS petitions for 1GOAL: Education for All campaign after its subscribers across its footprint in Africa and the ...