The third annual Urban and Infrastructure Development Conference (UIDC 2017) provides a platform to unlock the growth potential of the African smart cities ecosystem
Uganda's Minister of Water and Environment Sam Cheptoris kicked off proceedings in the Water track on the first day of this year's African Utility Week
Sindy Peters 17 May 2017
Overlooking gender issues in agriculture also comes at a high cost for the economies. A recent study by the World Bank concluded that closing the gender gap in agriculture would increase Tanzania's GDP
Climate change is negatively affecting many regions of the world. The impact is more pronounced in regions with limited economic resources
The objectives of the Manafwa Earth Market is preserving traditional and local products and bringing together small-scale food producers and consumers
A $100m paediatric haematology-oncology treatment network has been created in public-private partnerships between American institutions and the governments of Botswana, Uganda and Malawi
Sub-Saharan Africa trails the world in government policies that promote sustainable energy
When power goes out in the rural town of Soroti, store manager Hussein Samsudin hopes it won't go on so long it spoils his produce
Uganda's first grid-connected solar plant, made up of 32,680 photovoltaic panels and generating 10MW, is now online
You can't turn on a screen in 2016 without seeing an example of branded content or native advertising flit across your eyes
Two years ago the World Health Organisation (WHO) identified air pollution as the world's worst environmental health risk
East Africa is home to some of the world's fastest growing cities, with the urban population increasing by 4.35% each year. ..
The World Bank cancelled funding for a Uganda transport initiative, citing environmental concerns and allegations of sexual misconduct by contractors working on the project
Speaking at the commissioning of the water project in the Nabilatuk village in Uganda, president Yoweri Museveni thanked MTN Uganda and its partners that sponsored the 2013 MTN Marathon as a fundraising initiative to provide safe and clean water to the people of Karamoja.
TOKYO, JAPAN: Japan has pledged at least US$10bn in aid to Africa for the next five years as Tokyo prepares to host a major development conference for the resource-rich continent.
Global legal practice Norton Rose has advised South African insurers expanding into other African countries to look beyond the sector-specific regulatory requirements in the jurisdictions they are entering as failure to do so could undermine their investments.
Phakamisa Ndzamela 20 Mar 2013
Although Africa made huge strides in increasing human development in the past decade, gains could - with hundreds of millions of people being pushed into extreme poverty - easily be reversed should "significant progress" not be made in halting global warming.
Schalk Mouton 20 Mar 2013