NutriFish Project Tackles Malnutrition in Uganda
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NutriFish Project Tackles Malnutrition in Uganda

13th July 2022: In Ugandan lakes, three highly nutritious, finger-sized fishes, known locally as ‘muziri’, ‘ragoogi’ and ‘mukene’ dominate fish catches. However, their nutritional – and economic – benefits are not being realised because high post-harvest losses, caused by improper handling and processing techniques, impact quality and consumer appeal.  The NutriFish project is making the most out […]

Coca-Cola Africa Partners to Boost Environmental Sustainability
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Coca-Cola Africa Partners to Boost Environmental Sustainability

As part of its commitment to improving plastic waste management in the country, Plastic Recycling Industries Uganda Limited (PRI) an initiative of Coca-Cola Beverages Africa (CCBA) in Uganda, has today signed a partnership deal with three community-based plastic collection, management, and recycling companies namely Yo-Waste, Ecoplastile and Asante Waste Management. The newly signed partnership will […]

450 Climate-Resilient Tents to Support School Reopening in Uganda
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450 Climate-Resilient Tents to Support School Reopening in Uganda

KAMPALA/COPENHAGEN/NEW YORK, 10 February 2022 – UNICEF is deploying 457 high-performance tents to support school reopening in flood-affected districts in Uganda, marking the first time the newly innovated tents are rolled out in an emergency. The unique 72 square metre tents – which can be easily transported and reused – include ventilation systems and elevated […]

Equity Afia Opens Additional  Primary Healthcare Services
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Equity Afia Opens Additional  Primary Healthcare Services

Nairobi, 31st January 2022 Equity Afia has opened 6 additional medical centres in Ruai, Kariobangi, Lavington, Umoja, Kerugoya and Nanyuki as part of efforts to increase access to quality and affordable healthcare services in Kenya. The additional medical centres have been opened in line with Equity Afia’s goal to ensure the sustained improvement of the health and well-being of Kenyans […]

Africa Cannot Confront Climate Change Alone
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Africa Cannot Confront Climate Change Alone

Kristalina Georgieva and Félix Tshisekedi, KINSHASA – Africa contributes almost nothing to global warming. Its 1.4 billion people – around 17% of the global population – are responsible for less than 3% of the world’s total greenhouse-gas emissions. Moreover, data suggest that the forests of the Congo River Basin alone absorb 3% of global carbon-dioxide emissions every year Nonetheless, Africa finds […]