A Just Climate Transition for Africa
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A Just Climate Transition for Africa

Sharon Ikeazor, ABUJA – From sweltering heatwaves to disrupted harvests, Nigerians are already feeling the effects of climate change, and the country’s fast-growing young population is working hard to develop innovative solutions to the escalating crisis. But climate change is not a challenge any country can tackle alone. African countries, in particular, should not have to try. After […]

HUAWEI Women Developers Program
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HUAWEI Women Developers Program

Shenzhen, China, on March 8, 2021, Huawei officially launched its HUAWEI Women Developers (HWD) program, which aims to empower women developers to create applications and tools that can change the world. The program is intended to encourage more women to join in technological innovation by providing participants with more opportunities and platforms for career development […]

CAFOMI, Coca-Cola Supports Plastic Waste Collection Across Uganda.
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CAFOMI, Coca-Cola Supports Plastic Waste Collection Across Uganda.

Kampala, Uganda: The Coca-Cola Foundation, through Care and Assistance for Forced Migrants (CAFOMI) and Coca-Cola Beverages Africa In Uganda, has launched a UGX110million programme to help plastic waste collectors in Uganda resume their business in spite of the COVID-19 pandemic. Announcing the programme in Kampala, Rotarian George Francis Iwa, CAFOMI Executive Director, said the organisations […]

Somaliland Electoral Process funded by Taiwan, European Nations
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Somaliland Electoral Process funded by Taiwan, European Nations

Somaliland international partner Taiwan has allocated US Dollars 2 million to help finance the forthcoming May 31, 2021, parliamentary and civic elections in the country. The money will be used to ensure the process runs smoothly according to a member of parliament in the House of Representatives Abdikadir Ismail Jirde. Taiwan, which recently established a […]

Corruption & Mismanagement Hampering Somali Humanitarian Efforts
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Corruption & Mismanagement Hampering Somali Humanitarian Efforts

Corruption and mismanagement of funds remain the biggest setback in meeting emergency efforts in Somalia humanitarian efforts as the United Nations announced it will require US$ 1.09 billion to provide life-saving assistance to Somalis this year. UN Humanitarian Affairs Coordinator Adam Abdelmoula has been quoted saying the world body expects humanitarian needs to grow during 2021 saying […]