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Cyclone Idai: A Time to Reassess Disaster Management

It was one of the worst tropical cyclones hit Southern Africa in recent times. Cyclone Idai, which has been characterised by heavy rains and flooding including mudslides in some parts of Mozambique,...
Trade Barriers

Africa Tears Down Trade Barriers

By Guillaume Doane, CEO Africa Oil & PowerThe African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA), a flagship project of the African Union’s Agenda 2063, will liberalize intra-African trade, eradicate...
Peter Tabichi

Kenyan teacher Wins the $1 Million Global Teacher Prize in Dubai

A Kenyan science teacher has been crowned the best in the world after winning the 2019 Global Teacher Prize.Mr Peter Tabichi, a teacher at Keriko Mixed Day Secondary School in Pwani Village in Nakuru,...
cyclone adai

Tanzania Sends Relief Food to Zimbabwe, Malawi and Mozambique After Cyclone Idai Havoc

Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania said on Tuesday, March 19, 2019 it was sending urgent relief supplies to aid victims of a deadly cyclone that has ravished parts of Zimbabwe, Mozambique and part of Malawi.Foreign...
#cleansafewater

The Challenge: Clean and Safe Water

Clean, safe water is an essential basic need that must be available in order for human beings to survive the next day. Africa has a serious water crisis, despite the continent boasting of having numerous natural water sources such as [...]
clean and safe water

How Clean Water Changes Everything

There is a popular saying, “Water is Life,” which underscores the value of water as a key resource that every human being depends on for their livelihood.Clean...
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Water for All – World Water Day 2019

Water is a precondition for human existence, and for the sustainability of our planet. It is entwined with almost everything human, from climate change and global economy to gender issues and human...
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The Importance of Water: #WaterIsLife

What is the importance of water? “Water is life” is such a common expression that we use it almost as a cliché. However, that phrase is probably one of the most powerfully...
mozambique floods

Death Toll In Mozambique Cyclone, Floods Could Surpass 1,000 – President

The number of people killed in a powerful storm and preceding floods in Mozambique could exceed 1,000, the president said on Monday, putting the potential death toll greatly more than current figures.
Namibia

Why Some Won’t Be Celebrating Namibia’s Independence 29 Years On

Namibia’s South West African People’s Organisation (Swapo) is an exception among the liberation movements that became governments in Africa. As Namibia celebrates its 29th Independence Day on 21 March, it can look...

Reverse Engineering For SDGs

When young people from small towns and villages seek higher education they have to usually migrate to big cities leaving their local communities behind. On completion of their degree from the Universities, they generally prefer staying in cities, in search of a good job and a successful career.
agribusiness

Is Agribusiness The Problem Or The Solution?

For two centuries, all too many discussions about hunger and resource scarcity has been haunted by the ghost of Parson Thomas Malthus. Malthus warned that rising populations would exhaust resources, especially those needed for food production. Exponential population growth would outstrip food output.
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