The climate crisis and the 2008 financial crisis are two sides of the same coin. Both were born of the same toxic feature of the world’s prevailing economic model: the practice of discounting the future.
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Green Markets for Equitable Growth

The climate crisis and the 2008 financial crisis are two sides of the same coin. Both were born of the same toxic feature of the world’s prevailing economic model: the practice of discounting the future. Protecting humanity from both environmental and financial ruin requires an entirely new approach to growth – one that does not […]

The United Nations has committed to uphold the human rights of all people, including their right to sexual and reproductive health.
Africa EAC Industry

UN commits to uphold human rights as ICPD summit comes to a close

The United Nations has committed to uphold the human rights of all people, including their right to sexual and reproductive health. At the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) in Nairobi, Kenya this week, the UN also stated it will intensify system-wide efforts to eliminate all preventable maternal and child mortality, to eradicate gender-based […]

Liquid Telecom is working with Microsoft to launch new enterprise cloud services - designed to improve business collaboration, increase productivity and drive business growth in Africa.
ICT Industry

Liquid Telecom extends connectivity partnership with Microsoft

Liquid Telecom is working with Microsoft to launch new enterprise cloud services – designed to improve business collaboration, increase productivity and drive business growth in Africa. Leveraging Liquid Telecom’s low latency, high capacity, resilient infrastructure, these new services extend Liquid Telecom’s position as a connectivity partner for Microsoft enterprise customers across Africa. Liquid Telecom is […]

As the country works toward improving its urban infrastructure especially in the capital Hargeisa, Somaliland says they aim to implement what they learnt from the Future Cities Conference in Vipingo at Kenya’s coastal town on Mombasa.
Africa Industry

Somaliland delegation visits Mombasa for future Cities discussion

As the country works toward improving its urban infrastructure especially in the capital Hargeisa, Somaliland says they aim to implement what they learnt from the Future Cities Conference in Vipingo at Kenya’s coastal town on Mombasa. The summit organized by the Brenthurst Foundation was attended by high-level representations that included scholars, former high ranking officials: […]

Africa has contributed less to the climate crisis than any other continent, but it will suffer some of the worst consequences.
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Africa has contributed less to the climate crisis than any other continent, but it will suffer some of the worst consequences. It already is: this year, Cyclone Idai killed more than 600 people in Mozambique, and droughts in eastern and southern Africa left more than 45 million people without enough food. How can Africa achieve […]

The dangers of environmental pollution receive a lot of attention nowadays, particularly in the developing world, and with good reason.
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The Growing Threat of Water Wars

The dangers of environmental pollution receive a lot of attention nowadays, particularly in the developing world, and with good reason. Air quality indices are dismal and worsening in many places, with India, in particular, facing an acute public-health emergency. But as serious as the pollution problem is, it must not be allowed to obscure another […]