Tag: Covid-19

Urban farming amid the coronavirus storm

No one gets a buzz out of her work quite like Wangari Kuria. The 36-year old urban farmer is passionate about organic...

COVID-19 has accelerated firms’ perspective towards environmental issues

The pandemic has perhaps shown the disruptive impact of businesses on the environment, and the issues we could not have noted if...

Successful Health Responses to COVID-19: The Case of Mauritius and Senegal

African countries are at the forefront in strengthening their public health systems to tackle COVID-19. While there remains huge uncertainty, the rates...

Global Impact of Covid-19 on SDG’s: 2020 Goalkeepers Report

It is now clear that COVID-19 has brought with it challenges that have drastically affected the 17 sustainable goals with the main...

Kenya Gets €142 Million from France Towards Health, Transport and Water...

Kenya has inked four financing agreements with France towards strengthening Nairobi’s health system, modernising its public transport, developing rural areas and improving...

New Youthful Innovations Amidst Covid-19 For Africa by Africans

African youths are working tirelessly to help curb the Covid-19 situation in their communities. Despite the unending challenges brought...

Kenyan Medical Engineers Printing Personal Protective Equipment to Help Curb the...

Kijenzi, a local manufacturing startup in Kisumu has been doing the most during this time of COVID-19.  Made up of medical engineers...

World Bank Hands Kenya $150mn to Upgrade Urban Informal Settlements

Some 1.7 million urban poor families in Kenya are set to have their living conditions upgraded through modernised basic infrastructure like clean...

Agribusiness Offers Africa Lifeline Amid Corona

Africa’s food import bill matches the size of Tunisia’s economy and could outgrow it as a result of a witches’ brew of...

Africa’s Food Import Bill Matches the Size of Tunisia’s Economy

Africa’s food import bill is likely to balloon, lifted by a deadly mix of shocks including the Covid-19 pandemic, desert locust invasion...