Africities Summit: Kenya’s President Calls for Sustainable Solutions to Urban Problems

Africities Summit: Kenya’s President Calls for Sustainable Solutions to Urban Problems 10,000 delegates attending Africa adversely affected by climate change – US Special Envoy John Kerry Half of Africa’s rural population will migrate to cities by 2050 – Maimunah .M. Sharif By Evance Odhiambo Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta has urged African nations to find tangible […]
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Africa: Rwanda’s Centre for Fourth Industrial Revolution to Scale up Technology

Africa: Rwanda’s Centre for Fourth Industrial Revolution to Scale up Technology By Mary Hearty The Ministry of Information Communication Technology and Innovation of Rwanda, in partnership with the World Economic Forum, has launched the first Centre for the Fourth Industrial Revolution (C4IR) in Africa to help scale up technology through governance. The C4IRs shape new […]
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Tanzania: Road Project to Open Markets, Build Economy

By Mary Hearty The newly launched Dodoma Outering road project will open markets for Tanzania, enabling the country to produce more and build the economy,”  Samia Suluhu Hassan, Tanzanian President said. She was speaking during the formal launch of the construction of the 112.3 kilometres road project which was flagged off by both Dr. Akinwumi A. Adesina, […]
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$27.39m Grant for Ghana’s Renewable Energy Investments

By Rachael Joan The Board of Directors of the African Development Fund approved a $27.39 million grant to Ghana for the development of renewable energy investments in the mini grid and net metering space. According to the press release, the project involves the development of 35 mini grids, 400 standalone solar photovoltaic systems in schools […]
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AfDB Accelerating Economic Development in Senegal

By Gift Briton Over the last five decades, African Development Bank(AfDB) has delivered 116 projects worth $3.47 billion to Senegal, with the latest project being the Regional Express Train launched in December last year. Speaking at the state house in Dakar, where he received visiting AfDB’s head Dr Akinwumi Adesina, President Macky Sall commended the continent’s […]
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