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Early warnings protect lives on Africa’s Lake Victoria

The Lake Victoria Basin supports approximately 25% of the surrounding population

A successful four-year project in East Africa has demonstrated how improved weather, water and climate services save lives and livelihoods and support socio-economic development of vulnerable communities. The High Impact Weather Lake System (HIGHWAY) project (https://bit.ly/2P76Mrx) established a pilot regional Early Warning System to inform fisherfolk and other local stakeholders…

Source: British High Commission Abuja |

Nigeria: Anne-Marie Trevelyan meets experts to discuss climate change vulnerabilities

During her visit, the Minister met a range of interlocutors from the Government of Nigeria, the private sector, civil society and climate change experts

UK’s International Champion for Adaptation & Resilience Anne-Marie Trevelyan meets Federal Minister of Environment, business leaders and civil society experts to discuss Nigeria’s climate change vulnerabilities. On a virtual visit to Nigeria on18th March, Minister Anne-Marie Trevelyan, the UK’s International Champion on Adaptation and Resilience, met with His Excellency Dr…

Source: British High Commission - Yaounde |

Coronavirus: UK in Cameroon COVID-19 Relief Caravan

The British High Commission Yaounde leads the British Business Community in Cameroon to reach out to vulnerable communities with COVID-19 preventive equipment

In solidarity with the Government of Cameroon’s efforts to address the COVID-19 pandemic in the country, the British High Commission in Yaounde led the British Business Community in Cameroon on a distribution campaign dubbed, “UK in Cameroon COVID-19 Relief Caravan”. The purpose was to handover personal protective equipment (PPE), to…

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U.K Africa Investment Summit: Renewable energy critical driver of Africa’s post-COVID-19 growth recovery and economic prosperity, Panel says

The panel covered discussion of British innovation and experience in the context of partnering with Africa to advance its economic development

Renewable energy will be a critical driver of Africa’s post-COVID-19 growth recovery and economic prosperity,  panelists in a 2021 UK Africa Investment Summit event said Wednesday, as they called for a stronger partnership between the United Kingdom and  Africa. The panel, themed UK & Africa: Partnering in Sustainable and Resilient…

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U.K. Africa Investment Conference: Africa is the world’s next business frontier, says AfDB's Akinwumi Adesina

Africa still possessed the same fundamentals that had driven the continent’s phenomenal growth over the past decade, Adesina said

African Development Bank (www.AfDB.org) President Akinwumi A. Adesina said on Wednesday that Africa remained fertile ground for investment, but much hinged on the continent’s ability to boost its healthcare sector. Adesina spoke during the Africa Investment Conference, a virtual one-day event organized by the UK Department for International Trade, which…

Sustainable Markets Initiative
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As part of the Sustainable Markets Initiative, HRH The Prince of Wales, announces the ‘Terra Carta’ – a charter that puts sustainability at the heart of the private sector

The Terra Carta sets out a ten-point action plan for businesses reflecting HRH’s year convening ‘coalitions of the willing’ across industries around the world

HRH The Prince of Wales’s urgent appeal comes as The Prince marks 50 years of campaigning for the environment; Marking a year since HRH announced his Sustainable Markets Initiative (www.Sustainable-Markets.org) at Davos, the Terra Carta (www.Sustainable-Markets.org/Terra-Carta) offers the basis of a recovery plan to 2030 that puts Nature, People and Planet…

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Merck Foundation CEO and African First Ladies announce the winners of their “Merck Foundation More Than a Mother” Africa Media Recognition Awards 2020 to break Infertility Stigma

Very proud to recognize and appreciate professional journalists who became the voice of the voiceless and the storytellers of infertile women and break the stigma around them and also raised awareness about male infertility

Merck Foundation (https://www.Merck-Foundation.com), the philanthropic arm of Merck KGaA Germany announced the winners of ‘Merck Foundation More Than a Mother’ Africa Media Recognition Awards 2020. The awards were announced by Merck Foundation CEO in partnership with the First Ladies of Zimbabwe, Zambia, Sierra Leone, Nigeria, Niger, Namibia, Mozambique, Malawi, Liberia, Guinea…

GOODsoil VC
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GOODsoil VC accelerates Africa’s fintech investment surge with $940 000 seed capital injection into Ghana’s Zeepay

GOODsoil’s investment will enable Zeepay to continue to scale and roll out its services across the continent, and extend its global reach by launching in the UK in 2021

GOODsoil VC (www.GoodsoilVC.com) consolidates its commitment to leading the global surge of investment into Africa’s fintech market by investing in Ghana’s fastest-growing fintech startup – and offering investors a case study of real ROI. GOODsoil VC, an Africa-focused early stage venture capital firm headed by a diverse team of entrepreneurial…

Source: African Energy Chamber |

The UK’s decision to halt funding for new oil & gas projects is ill-founded and counter productive

The decision follows, among others, opposition to the recently announced support of the UK Export Finance’s (UKEF) for Total’s 12.88 mtpa Mozambique LNG export terminal in Cago Delgado

The United Kingdom has recently declared that it will stop support and funding to any new oil, gas and coal projects on the 5th anniversary of the Paris Agreement. While this is a setback, we must continue to be unwavering in our commitment to stand up for Africa’s energy sector,…

Pearson
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Pearson PTE To Launch Secure English Language Testing in Nigeria

Individuals who look to move to the UK to work, study or live can easily pass the English language test in Nigeria now

Pearson (https://middleeast.Pearson.com), the world’s learning company, hosted a virtual launch of its PTE Secure English Language Test (SELT) in Nigeria. These tests have been approved by the UK Home Office and are used for UK Visas & Immigration (UKVI) purposes.   SVP for English Assessment at Pearson, Freya Thomas Monk, says these tests offer a fast, fair and convenient choice for…