World Vision honoured for its Social Responsibility Initiatives in South Africa

World Vision South Africa has received an overall award for its Social Responsibility Programmes and Initiatives in South Africa. “We are very proud of...

Award encourages female scientists in developing world

An award for young women scientists in developing nations is helping to motivate female researchers and assist them in overcoming cultural barriers. The awards help motivate young women scientists...

Botswana: Launch of REWA Education Centre

REWA (Raising Education Within Africa) empowers young people to rise above the ordinary. This is an organisation that is committed to developing education which can...

Warid partners with Inspire Africa to boost youth entrepreneurship

Kampala, Uganda-Warid Telecom has partnered with Inspire Africa to promote entrepreneurship among the youth through a reality television show code named Project Inspire Africa. Mr...

DRC: Measles immunization campaign targets 1.7 million children

NAIROBI, 21 December 2011 (IRIN) - Amid rising measles and polio cases, tens of thousands of children are being targeted for immunization in health...

Pledge for US$14.6 million to create “Work4Youth” partnership

The International Labour Office (ILO) and The MasterCard Foundation have forged a unique partnership to promote decent work among young people facing a worsening...

Africa: The IT Revolution With a Feminine Touch

Up to the moment when Edna Sakwa, 22, walked into the offices of AkiraChix in downtown Nairobi, she had barely touched a computer. Her...

African Capacity Building Foundation commits to Nigeria

ACBF holds broad-ranging consultations to consolidate and expand its partnership with the Federal Republic of Nigeria. In support of its continental capacity building strategy for...

Tanzania: Women in Science,Beyond Bias and Barriers

Women have continued to lag behind in terms of education and independence, all because of bad policies and cultural norms. Culturally, boys are given...

AfricaRice Scientist wins International Award for Young Researchers

Dr. Jonne Rodenburg, Agronomist with special focus on weed science at the Africa Rice Center (AfricaRice) has won the 2011 Japan International Award...

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