RS Components, the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc, just announced a significant expansion in its supply of electronic components within Africa. It just opened an e-commerce website, www.RSOnline.africa to serve a total of 15 countries countries on the continent.
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The UK-based Royal United Services Institute (RUSI) hopes to curb illegal wildlife trade in East and Southern Africa, by focusing a new research and training program on disrupting the money flow connected with that trade.
The Ministry of Trade, Industry and Tourism of Malawi has received desktop computers, laptops, cameras, office cabinets and tables, among others, from the People’s Republic of China to help promote development in the country.
The United States and Malawi signed a Memorandum of Agreement covering the U.S. taking possession of property for a new U.S. Embassy on Presidential Road in Lilonge.
Last 6 February 2018, U.S. Ambassador Michael Raynor has officially opened a three-day regional U.S. Alumni Global Health Workshop at the Capital Hotel in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
As a part of the African Union (AU) initiative, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) has announced the launching of the Single African Air Transport Market (SAATM) with the goal of opening up Africa's skies and improving intra-African air connectivity.
Sweden has announced its investment of over SEK 800 million to the 'Strategy for Sweden'’s regional development cooperation in sub-Saharan Africa.
The South African based conservation non-profit African Parks is partnering with the British Military on a unique program to fight poaching in the country of Malawi.
The Development Innovation Ventures (DIV) program, operated by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), just announced 18 new grantees. These grantees come from Brazil, India, Kenya, Uganda, Malawi, Rwanda, South Africa, Tanzania, and Zambia.
The 2nd Japan-Africa-Business Forum, with the theme "Investment and Business Opportunities with Africa", was held in Tokyo on July 25-26. Among the many connections made there, one key announcement emerged, as Burkina Faso's ZIL Telecom and Japan's Lequio Power Technology Corporation signed a West Africa distribution contract there.
The fall army worm has expanded so rapidly in southern Africa that its presence is behind a cut in this year's regional maize harvest forecast by up to 10 percent. A new multi-part plan to increase surveillance and research to contain the worm may help push back the agricultural menace.
Ireland's Africa Agri-Food Development Programme (AADP), a programme developed to support partnerships between Irish and African agri-food companies, just announces a call for applications to participate in the program.
A new competition was just launched to find and support providers of innovative and scalable financial products and services that improve the lives of poor people in rural areas of Africa.
A special course was recently held on Industrial Policy in Africa, for civil servants from 20 African countries. Its goal was to strengthen the group's capacity in designing, implementing, monitoring and evaluating appropriate strategies to facilitate the structural transformation of the continent’s economies.
Malawi will be the host city for the upcoming first ever World Council of Churches Eco-School on Water, Food and Climate Justice to be held from July 24 - August 3. Applications will be accepted through May 31.
Multilateral development banks (MDBs) leaders have agreed to deepen their collaboration to encourage private sector investment in vital infrastructure needed to support sustainable and inclusive economic growth throughout the world.
A group of African organizations and international NGOs with a presence in Africa are urging Zambia to reaffirm its membership in the International Criminal Court. They do so saying it is the best way to advance justice for victims of atrocities.
In Malawi, children with disabilities including such challenging conditions as autism, find themselves shut out from early learning centers because of the lack of training, facilities, or both.
It has taken some time to plant 500,000 trees in Malawi, to combat climate change and built more water-resilient systems of rural communities in five districts in the country. The results have made a major difference to the country, according to those who launched the effort.
An outbreak of the fall armyworm, a pest transported to Africa from the Americas and only discovered for the first time in Africa in San Tome and Principe in January 2016, is spreading rapidly in southern Africa and causing major crop damage in some countries.
The African Legal Network, a consortium of major law firms located throughout Africa, has joined a new member, ABCC (formerly SCAN Advogados) of Mozambique.
The Meridian Group, a major provider in southern Africa focusing on the production and supply of a variety of agricultural inputs and outputs, just received a US $20 million financing package to support the company's operations in Malawi, Mozambique and Zimbabwe.
As the worst drought in Southern Africa in 35 years takes its toll on the food supply, millions face hunger in Southern Africa. The organization CARE has just issued a loud call to donors to bring in the funds necessary to help what could be one of the last chances to prevent a major humanitarian disaster, in just a few months.
The Natural Light Project, a program for manufacturing and distributing low cost solar lights for home use in rural areas worldwide, has now donated 20,000 solar lamps to be distributed in off-grid communities in Zambia, Zimbabwe, Sierra Leone and in Malawi for the first time.
The African Legal Support Facility (ALSF), in partnership with the International Senior Project Lawyers (ISLP) and the African Mining Development Centre (AMDC), completed a five-day training workshop on the negotiation of mining contracts.