Last month, an investigative organization called The Sentry published a report showing that the nearly three year long civil war in South Sudan has been, among other things, a cover for the looting of the country by two “kleptocratic networks”–one headed by South Sudanese President Salva Kiir and the other by his former VP and constant rival, Riek Machar. 1,116 more words
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Mark Zuckerberg is not the only Western business leader paying attention to Africa. The Facebook founder’s recent visits to Nigeria and Kenya gave a high-profile boost to the tech community, but this trail is being blazed by CEOs across a number of sectors.
By Mamusha Lemma and Gemeda Duguma
In Ethiopia, smallholder vegetable farmers have very limited direct access to wholesale markets. Because of this, many of them rely on brokers to sell their produce in markets. 490 more words
ILRI and Kenya's National Land Commission to collaborate in land use planning and rangelands management
On 13 October 2016, the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) and the National Land Commission (NLC) in Kenya signed an agreement to initiate collaboration between the two institutions on land use planning and rangeland management. 405 more words