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#CSIMonth: The SERAS seeks to recognise brands that walk their CSR talk

Ken Egbas, founder of The SERAS, unpacks some of the awards programme's most significant impacts on the African CSR landscape

By Sindy Peters 1 day ago

'Sixth extinction' of wildlife faster than feared: scientists

The sixth mass extinction of life on Earth is unfolding more quickly than feared, scientists have warned

12 Jul 2017

Mobile phone powered solar electricity for Nigeria

The powerful Y'ello Box is bringing 24/7 electricity to Nigeria via your mobile phone

28 Jun 2017

2017 SERAS CSR Awards now open

The 2017 edition of The Sustainability, Enterprise, and Responsibility Awards (SERAS CSR Awards) Africa is now open for entries

21 Jun 2017

West African girls show the way in Senegal tech battle

West African schoolgirls, some not yet teenagers, have taken a starring role at an engineering competition in Senegal, busting stereotypes with robotics expertise and innovative projects for their communities

22 May 2017

Africa looks to solar for communities off the grid

According to International Energy Agency projections, almost one billion people in sub-Saharan Africa will gain access to the power grid by 2040

21 Nov 2016

COP22 solar energy project gets underway

Orange and Engie make good on their COP22 promise of increasing access to electricity in Africa

17 Nov 2016

The power of long-form content in corporate social responsibility

You can't turn on a screen in 2016 without seeing an example of branded content or native advertising flit across your eyes

By Spero Patricios, Issued by Launch Factory 18 Jul 2016

Why it's time Africa features in global plans to manage air pollution

Two years ago the World Health Organisation (WHO) identified air pollution as the world's worst environmental health risk

15 Jul 2016

Digitizing agriculture and growing knowledge

We spoke to Magnus Rambraut about how digitizing the industry can

By Cari Van Wyk 18 Apr 2016

From high heels to hard hats

Tiguidanke Camara swopped the glitz and glamour of the modelling world to make a difference in the mining industry in her native Guinea and beyond

By Nicci Botha 18 Apr 2016

Getting seeds where it's needed

A promising opportunity for reaching smallholder farmers in developing countries with crops that can help them respond to challenges such as climate change and malnutrition

12 Apr 2016

African startups named among 100 most inspiring uses of tech

Eight African startups and organisations have been named among the 2015 Nominet Trust 100 (NT100), a global celebration of the most inspiring uses

By Tom Jackson 10 Dec 2015

Sub-Saharan Africa remains in grip of extreme poverty

More than one-third (about two billion) of the population in low and middle-income countries are poor with nearly 800 million people globally still suffering from chronic hunger

15 Oct 2015

WWF: global marine populations slashed by half since 1970

GENEVA: Populations of marine mammals, birds, reptiles and fish have dropped by about half in the past four decades, with fish critical to human food

16 Sep 2015

Empowering women through tenure rights in forestry

Ahead of the XIV World Forestry Congress, being held in Africa for the first time, the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) hosted the In Good Company (IGC) forest stewardship workshop

15 Sep 2015

Empowering women can help drive sustainable forest use in Africa

According to the director and founder of the Cameroon-based NGO REFACOF, Cécile Ndjebet, millions of African women work in forestry, but many lack

14 Sep 2015

Female millennials are the most confident and ambitious of any female generation

New PwC survey dispels myths about women and work

5 Mar 2015

Africa United features new Ebola prevention communications for West Africa

At yesterday's official draw for the Orange Africa Cup of Nations 2015, the Confederation of African Football announced the launch of Africa United, a global health communications campaign aimed at preventing the spread of Ebola in West Africa

4 Dec 2014

First bursaries awarded by Regenesys and Microsoft 4Afrika

Regenesys and the Microsoft 4Afrika Youth Programme have announced the launch of 1,000 bursaries to be awarded to young African candidates as a part of the Microsoft 4Afrika Initiative.

10 Mar 2014

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