The emerging start-up scene in Ethiopia

The emerging start-up scene in Ethiopia: Ten young impact companies to present themselves at The Good Business (TGB) Demo Day on 7th June. In the spring TGB started as a COVID response initiative for Ethiopian companies with two programmes, the Accelerator for start-ups and the Evolver for SMEs.

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Solution for Kenya’s flooding ahead of rainy season

The annual rainy season in March – June, in conjunction with climate change, is a major concern for Kenyans across the country. Dirty flood waters rendering the roads unusable, and submerging residential areas, are expected again this year, and experts warn that better waste management, urban planning and warning systems are needed to help protect […]

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Significance of Ethiopia’s upcoming election

By Medassa Yimer Mohammed – Over the past few years several ethnic based violence and killings have been major headlines of both local and the international media. Why is this happening in the East African country with some 80 tribes and ethnic groups, which has history of thousands of years of statehood history of living […]

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Salute to the resilient Sahelian women

By Mabingue Ngom – While the rich history of the Women’s Day goes back to 1909 with civic action by working women in the streets of New York and has highlights in 1911 across several European cities, it was not until 1967 that the United Nations firmly dedicated 8 March as the International Women’s Day.

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