Ketty Adoch a Ugandan innovator in the Agriculture sector has been named among eleven innovators who have been nominated for the Artificial Intelligence (AI) for Earth Innovation Awards.
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Ugandan based innovations win grants for Environmental Research

Ketty Adoch a Ugandan innovator in the Agriculture sector has been named among eleven innovators who have been nominated for the Artificial Intelligence (AI) for Earth Innovation Awards. Adoch, a geographical information systems specialist agriculture works towards monitoring change detection for Land Cover Mapping around the areas surrounding the Murchison Falls National Park. Also on […]

Imagine a world in which women and girls have their rights respected, climate change receives the attention it so urgently requires, and poverty has been eliminated.
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Globalization 4.0 for Whom?

Imagine a world in which women and girls have their rights respected, climate change receives the attention it so urgently requires, and poverty has been eliminated. Never before have we had the means that we have now to make this vision a reality. In Africa, for example, I am excited to see how off-grid solar […]

In a recent report, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) warned that without “rapid and far-reaching” changes to how land, energy, industry
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A Business Model for Sustainability

In a recent report, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) warned that without “rapid and far-reaching” changes to how land, energy, industry, buildings, transport, and cities are managed, the damage to our planet could be irreversible. The message was clear: we need a cooperative effort on a global scale to change our current trajectory. […]

This was voiced during a 3 day Kenya Diaspora Homecoming Convention-KDHC, currently ongoing at Ole Sereni Hotel until Friday.
EAC Industry

Diaspora Kenyans pledge to double investment to Ksh500b by 2022

This was voiced during a 3 day Kenya Diaspora Homecoming Convention-KDHC, currently ongoing at Ole Sereni Hotel until Friday. The convention, drawing representation from the public and private sectors, brings together leading diaspora and local captains of industry to discuss ‘Big 4’ Agenda, investment, skills, know-how and governance. “For a group whose annual investments have […]

Overestimating the EU Economy
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Overestimating the EU Economy

The European Commission, the International Monetary Fund, and the OECD predict that, on average, the European Union’s economy will grow by 1.9% next year, a rate that is broadly consistent with the average of 2% expected for this year. But the picture this paints may prove to be overly optimistic, not only because the growth […]

The Civil Aviation Authority in Tanzanian has temporarily revoked FastJet’s operating license at least up to end of January next year following the airline’s repeated cancellation of flights
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Tanzania Civil Aviation Authority grounds Fastjet over repeated flights cancellations

The Civil Aviation Authority of Tanzania has temporarily revoked FastJet’s operating license at least up to the end of January next year following the airline’s repeated cancellation of flights. The airline also has a huge debt accumulation it owes its contractors and the federal government of Tanzania. Reports from Tanzania indicate that the airline had […]

Uganda’s Minister for Kampala Beti Kamya has appointed Eng. Andrew Kitaka as the acting executive director of Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA).
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Kitaka appointed interim Executive Director to replace Musisi at KCCA

Uganda’s Minister for Kampala Beti Kamya has appointed Eng. Andrew Kitaka as the acting executive director of Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA). The appointment of Kitaka comes four days after Jennifer Musisi, who was the Executive Director until her surprise resignation mid-October, handed over office last Friday. Samuel Sserunkuuma who was Jennifer Musisi deputy will […]

Emirates, the world’s largest international airline and South African Airways (SAA), the South African flag carrier, are expanding their strategic cooperation with enhancements
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Emirates, South African Airways to expand partnership with enhanced codeshare agreement.

Emirates, the world’s largest international airline and South African Airways (SAA), the South African flag carrier, are expanding their strategic cooperation with enhancements to its codeshare agreement, opening up new destinations for both Emirates and SAA customers. Pending governmental approval, SAA and Emirates have signed an enhanced commercial partnership which will see the relationship between […]