Dr Ramakrishna Sithanen recently paid a visit to Zanzibar to offer insight into strategies that led Mauritius becoming one of Africa's leading economies
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
eWater recently partnered with Eseye in the provision of clean water in Gambia, with roll-out plans in the pipeline for other African countries
Climate change is negatively affecting many regions of the world. The impact is more pronounced in regions with limited economic resources
Entries close on 18 April for the Singularity University, Global Impact Challenge. This challenge is an open call to innovators, entrepreneurs, scientists, and technologists to foster moonshot innovations and startups that positively impact the lives of people living in southern Africa
Mann Made Media 12 Apr 2017
Tanzania's most recent national census tells us that about one in 16 people has a disability in the Ruvuma region. But what if the true number was closer to one in five?..
Dominic Haslam 1 Mar 2017
Tuna Fisheries are to feature prominently in future as the South West Indian Ocean Commission now moves to adopt a draft protocol on access to fishing grounds by foreign vessels
Sylivester Domasa 17 Feb 2017
Sub-Saharan Africa trails the world in government policies that promote sustainable energy
Professor Anna Tibaijuka, former executive director of UN HABITAT, is the first woman to receive the 'H.R.H Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa Award for Sustainable Development'.
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
Elephants in Tanzania's sprawling Selous Game Reserve could be wiped out within six years if poaching continues at current levels, the World Wildlife Fund warned Wednesday, 1 June
The Women in News (WiN) initiative, an editorial leadership programme for African women working in media, launched its sixth year in 2016
A team of university students building a drone from scratch say they plan to revolutionise farm surveillance technology in Tanzania. The project aims to empower farmers
Clare Clancy 23 Dec 2015
The Praekelt Foundation has partnered with Facebook to support the impact of Internet.org and the Free Basics by Facebook platform
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