Doubling finance flows into nature-based solutions by 2025 to deal with global crises

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). By Checky Abuje   As the world heads towards negotiations on the post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework, nature is still under-financed, the UN...

World AIDS Day: UNAIDS calls for urgent end of inequalities

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). By Henry Neondo The world will not meet agreed global targets on AIDS, unless inequalities end, the UNAIDS has disclosed. In...

As Dr. Sanginga bows out of IITA

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). By Dr. Godwin Atser   On 01 November 2011, history was made— a little-known son of Africa would take over perhaps...

Nigerian doctors leaving in droves for lack of pay

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Lack of equipment and poor pay is driving thousands of doctors from Nigeria, the association ofservices to migrate abroad...

Oh Sharm, what a Scam that COP27 was!!

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). By Imali Ngusale The most anticipated event on climate finally happened in Sharm El Sheikh Egypt from November 6-18 2022....

What Africa must do to overcome HIV by 2030

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). This World AIDS Day, the international community is focusing on how to end the HIV/AIDS epidemic by 2030. Experts...

Kenya to host international Poultry Expo

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Demand for poultry products is on the rise in Kenya driven by an emerging middle-class created in existing and...

Digitisation for a connected future

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). By Charles Blackbeard Digitisation helps build safe, smart and sustainable operations for the future. We build locally and support globally...

Africa CDC launches mental health strategy  

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). The Africa Center for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) launched the Africa CDC Non-Communicable diseases and injuries prevention...

Academic programmes in HIV/Aids management are more relevant than ever

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). The world commemorates World Aids Day. Since it was first observed in 1988, the state of the pandemic has...

World marks 8 billionth citizens, young people call for change

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). World population officially topped 8 billion this week, as the largest generation of young people in history – 1.8...

MumsVillage and Malaica join forces to make the pregnancy journey convenient and safe

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Pregnancy is a challenging and often lonely journey for women in Sub-Saharan Africa. Access to qualified experts in case of an...

COP27 controversially comes to an end

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). The United Nations Climate Change Conference COP27 ended in controversy with State Parties declaring a breakthrough agreement to provide...

MTN Group launches programme to bridge the data analytics skills gap

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). To address Africa’s digital skills gap, MTN Group, through some of its operating companies, is partnering with SAS Training,...

Window narrows for Africa to save her oceans, scientists warn

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Leading marine researchers and scientists caution that it’s make-or-break for Africa’s governments to enact and enforce ocean policies. Marine experts...

AJAETI Initiative launched to guide a Just and Affordable Energy Transition in Africa

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). At the COP27 meeting in Egypt, a new initiative to guide the continent on the just transition...

Egypt and Norway to Establish 100MW Green Hydrogen Plant on Red Sea

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi of Egypt and the Norwegian Prime Minister Jonas Gahr Støre on Tuesday launched the first phase...

NZ  announces financing Loss and Damage 

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). As global pressure mounts for COP27 to deliver on a loss and damage finance facility, Aotearoa New Zealand has...

Farmers embrace smart insurance to guard against climate shocks

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). With the help of images taken via satellite and smartphones, ACRE Africa’s Picture Based Insurance (PBI) project is working...

Digital-led approach driving innovation and quality in consulting engineering

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). The use of Building Information Modelling – or “BIM” – in the consulting engineering space continues to evolve. Thought...

UN announces high-tech, satellite-based global methane detection system

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). By Checky Abuje   As part of global efforts to slow climate change by tackling methane, the UN today announced a...

COP27: USD150 Million to support Africa’s Adaptation to Climate Change

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). At launch events held at COP27 in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt, a major package of support of over USD...

COP27: Governments urged to invest in food cold storage

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). At COP27, experts have called for increased investment in sustainable food cold chains to decrease hunger, provide livelihoods to...

COP27: Governments urged to invest in food cold storage

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). At COP27, experts have called for increased investment in sustainable food cold chains to decrease hunger, provide livelihoods to...