IFC and South African Retirement Industry to Advance Legislation

IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, signed an agreement with the Principal Officers Association of South Africa to work on the integration...

Scaling up innovations to fight hunger

Building sustainable food security, rather than concentrating on food aid, is a better way to help the people most vulnerable to food crises, says Josette...

South Africa: Clean water for Limpopo village

Mutale - Life for residents in Tshirunzini village in Limpopo is set for major improvement as a sustainable water project got off the ground...

The Coca-Cola Company Joins (RED) to Help Eliminate AIDS

The Coca-Cola Company announced a multi-year partnership with (RED) to raise awareness and money for the Global Fund’s efforts to virtually eliminate mother-to-child transmission...

Not easy to ditch coal, says South Africa

Durban - Government has acknowledged that South Africa will probably continue to make use of coal as a primary source of energy for the...

Ethiopia Gains International Laboratory Accreditation

To better ensure the quality of medicines in Ethiopia, the country’s medicines quality control laboratory-the Product Quality Assessment Directorate (PQAD)-has attained the internationally recognized...

Namibian Prime Minister Meets with Chinese State Councilor Liu Yandong

Namibian Prime Minister Nahas Angula met with visiting Chinese State Councilor Liu Yandong in Windhoek. Liu said that China and Namibia are all-weather friends and...

South Africa Becoming a Renewable Energy Hub

South Africa is fast becoming a preferred renewable energy investment destination for both private and public sector investors – good news for the country’s...

KENYA: Better funding key to improving rural HIV care

 When Christopher Okanga and his wife tested positive for HIV in 2006, they halted all plans to have children. Bringing HIV services to villages boosts...

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...

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