A new report from the International Union for Conservation of Nature found that 76% -- over three-quarters -- of all freshwater species endemic to the Lake Victoria Basin are threatened with extinction because of pollution, over-utilization of resources and land clearance as primary causes.
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During the recent Next Einstein Forum (NEF) Global Gathering in Kigali, Rwanda, Dr. Justus Masa, a Ugandan Lecturer at Kyambogo University and Senior Group Leader of Electrocatalysis and Energy at Ruhr-University Bochum, Germany, was named one of the 17 NEF Fellow Award Winners.
The African Development Bank is pledging full support for the newly lauched Continental Free Trade Area which just opened in Kingali, Rwanda.
The major project to upgrade and widen the Kagitumba-Kayonza-Ruzomo road just launched in the eastern province of Rwanda.
The African Finance Corporation, a Nigeria-based multilateral institution focusing on African infrastructure investments, just announced that the Republic of Malawi has joined AFC as only the second Southern African member country.
The African Ministers of Trade considered and approved the Agreement Establishing the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) as well as the Protocols on Trade in Goods and Trade in Services that will form part of the Agreement.
On 9 May 2018, the “World on the Horizon: Swahili Arts Across the Indian Ocean” will be opening at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African Art in Washington, D.C. to reveal the diverse interchanges that break down barriers between Africa and Asia.
Africa Finance Corporation (AFC)'s 80 MW peat-to-power project in Rwanda just received an award as the 2017 Africa Power Deal of the Year -- from Infrastructure Journal (IJ).
Millicom, an international telecommunications and media company, announced its Tigo mobile operations' commitment to reduce the gender gap in mobile Internet and mobile money across low- and middle-income countries in Latin America and Africa.
The First National Bank Mozambique (FNB) and the Kuwait-based National Aviation Services (NAS) inaugurated an exclusive, contemporary lounge at the International terminal of the Maputo International Airport.
At a ceremony at the Ministry of Finance in Kigali, the European Union has announced a EUR 45 million loan to finance transformational improvement of sanitation infrastructure in the city.
Ecobank participates in the Africa Tech Summit being held from 14 to 15 February in Kigali, Rwanda to discuss disruptive technology in Africa and describe banking & tech innovations that are helping individuals and businesses to meet the challenges.
Ethiopia is being actively pushed to more conflict and violence, thanks to the growth of social-media driven messages of anger. Many of these come from across the world.
EARTH-i Ltd, a United Kingdom-based space firm, has announced the launching of the over KES381 million-worth ACCORD project to help Kenyan coffee farmers improve crop quality and yield.
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.
Dubai-based Agile Financial Technologies (Agile FT), a global insurance and investment technology company, is partnering with Convergencium, a Rwandan systems integrator and consulting organization based in Kigali to expand Agile FT’s products and services in Rwanda and other Sub-Saharan countries in Africa.
The Project for Improvement of Access to Safe Water in Bugesera District held its inaguration ceremony in Musenyl sector on November 15.
Rwanda's Minister of Environment, Vincent Biruta, has signed a memorandum of understanding on environmental cooperation with the Honourable Catherine McKenna, Canada's Minister of Environment and Climate Change.
Rwanda's Sustainable Water Supply and Sanitation Program has received approvals for two loans from the African Development Bank in the total amount of US $171 million.
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.
Laure Redifer led an International Monetary Fund (IMF) team on an in-person visit to Rwanda from October 25-November 8, 2017. The purpose was to review potential economic policies to help complete the eight and third reviews of Rwanda's PSI and SCF-supported programs.
As intra-African trade and investment grows, what comes with it are more and bigger commercial disputes. To help resolve those, countries like Kenya are working to develop the means to negotiate those disputes on African soil.
"Agriculture, agriculture, agriculture," Nigerian business leader Aliko Dangote told investors as his part of investor meetings taking this week in New York. "Africa will become the food basket of the world."
The foundation stone for Rwanda's Burgesera International Airport was laid into place on August 9 by the country's President Kagame.