Crop insurance to ensure food security and poverty reduction

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Africa’s food security is dependent on reliable harvests from smallholder farmers who make up a large percentage of the...

Bearish sentiment overhangs equities market

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Bearish sentiment was the overarching theme in the Kenya equities markets, due to the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic...

Commercial bee farming could be Africa’s food security key

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). According to the UN-FAO, the diversity of bees and other pollinators is falling worldwide and Africa is no exception....

Biofortified foods: Answering Africa’s nutritional deficiencies, challenges

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Biofortification can mitigate the effects of vitamin A deficiency in people The post...

Addressing conflicts, embracing tech could enhance Africa’s food security

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Consequences of conflict also mean that the most affected may not be able to return to productivity if land,...

Why business needs to address the social impacts of COVID-19: an interview with Lise...

Lise Kingo has run the Global Compact for the last five years. In an interview with UN News, Ms. Kingo described the changes that...

Cryptocurrency scammers flood Facebook users with ads for fake Forbes.com articles · Global Voices

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Source of original article: Metamorphosis Foundation / Global Voices (globalvoices.org). This story is based on reporting by Global...

PROF. BRICE SINSIN AU SUJET DE LA COVID-19 EN AFRIQUE : « IL EST...

Ecologue, le Professeur Brice Sinsin fait le lien entre la crise de la biodiversité et la pandémie de la Covid-19. L’ancien Recteur de l’Université...

New regulation would see Seychellois mobile users charged to the second, saving money

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Currently, operators are charging mobile users calls per minute even if a call lasts a few seconds. (Mauritius Commercial...

Twin shocks hit Kenya’s food security; millions could face starvation

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Close to three million Kenyans are at risk of facing starvation as the impact of Covid-19 and locust invasion...

Drop in value of rupee a big hurdle for Seychellois businesses

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Businesses needing foreign exchange are having difficulties transacting with overseas suppliers. (Daniel Laurence, Seychelles News Agency) Photo license   (Seychelles News...

Youthful inventor lights up menstrual care in Africa- The Exchange

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Two years ago, a 16-year-old student at the Aga Khan Academy Mombasa, Ziyaan Virji, turned his project – Affordable...

MACmobile launches ‘live’ streaming of data platform for Kenyan retailers

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Supply chain software company MACmobile has launched a new platform that can support “live”  streaming of formal market retail “sales...

Equity Group raises its loan loss provision by ten fold to Sh 3 billion

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Equity Group Holdings Plc has posted a 14 percent decline in net profit in the first three months of...

Dangote, MTN emerge most admired African brands – The New Dawn Liberia

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). For the third time in a row, Dangote Group (https://Dangote.com/) has emerged as the most admired African brand, of...

LRA receives testing kits – The New Dawn Liberia

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). The Customs Department of the Liberia Revenue Authority (LRA) has received a donation of testing kits for precursor chemicals...

Zimbabwe launches fund to keep tourism afloat

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Hwange National Park from WELLINGTON TONI in Harare, ZimbabweHARARE, (CAJ News) – INDUSTRY executives have welcomed a fund set by...

Avon Justine digital recruitment boosts e-commerce boom

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Avon Managing Director for Turkey, Middle East and Africa, Mafahle Mareletse by TINTSWALO BALOYIJOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – GLOBAL beauty and personal care company,...

Last month could’ve been a real turning point for Africa-China ties

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). ...

Guinea-Bissau – A hidden investment opportunity

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). For those investing and particularly interested in Africa, Guinea-Bissau is a country which, so far, has been “under the radar”...

World Bank approves US10.5m for Agriculture

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). The World Bank has approved US$ 10.5 million funding support to the Government of Liberia (GOL) through the Ministry...

Ready for a holiday? Tourism outlets in Seychelles increasing marketing to residents

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Faced with empty establishments, hotels, guest houses and self-catering apartments are turning to residents to generate income. A number...

African music industry can spark billions worth of investments

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). The Afro-pop, Congolese zouk, and the Nigerian melodies, to mention the least have been the pinnacle of entertainment attention...

Cheap flights coming to an end?

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Air tickets prices could rise up to 54% depending on the region if social-distancing measures in the aviation sector...