Philips and SNV Collaborate to Increase Access to Clean, Efficient Cooking Solutions for Communities...

Partnership aims to improve health and well-being and income of rural populations; while having a direct positive impact on the environment. Royal Philips and the...

GSK to Fund Research in Non-Communicable Diseases in Africa, Calls for Proposals

Up to £4m will be available in this first funding round GSK today launched the first call for proposals for its Africa NCD Open Lab,...

DHL Report: Sub-Saharan Africa Improves its State of Globalization – Citizens to Benefit

According to the recently released DHL Global Connectedness Index (GCI), a detailed analysis of the state of globalization around the world by global logistics...

First ‘Africa Data Challenge’ Calls for Data Projects with Practical, Human Impact in Africa

The Planet Earth Institute (PEI), an international NGO that works for the scientific independence of Africa, will host the first-ever ‘Africa Data Challenge’, as...

Etisalat Announces 2014 Prize for Literature Longslist

Etisalat Nigeria has announced the longlist of the Etisalat Prize for Literature 2014. The prize which was launched last year is the first pan-African prize...

Raising Awareness of Energy Efficient Light Bulbs Pays off in Rwanda

(World Bank) -- In Rwanda, one of the most densely populated of the least-developed countries in Africa, 45 percent of the population lives in...

GTBank’s SME Market Hub Wins Product Leadership Award

Guaranty Trust Bank Plc has been announced as the winner of the ‘2014 Product Leadership Award.’ This was given at the 2014 Frost and Sullivan...

Actis Pumps $65 Million Into Tekkie Town, South Africa’s Leading Shoe Retailer

Actis, the global pan-emerging market private equity investor, today announced a $65 million investment in Tekkie Town, South Africa's leading independent sports and lifestyle shoe...

New Treatment for Malaria: ASMQ FDC Proves Safe and Efficacious to Treat Children in...

Clinical Trial Results Provide Evidence for Introducing This Artemisinin Derivative-based Combination Therapy (ACT) into Africa’s Current Malaria Treatment Arsenal to Help Tackle the Number...

REPORT: Africa’s Transforming Energy Sector Demands New Approach From Industry Players

The global energy industry is undergoing a seismic shift, in part driven by development of new, unconventional sources of energy, such as shale gas,...