Ericsson, Grundfos launch drinking water 'ATMs'
Ericsson, Grundfos launch drinking water 'ATMs'

Scandinavian company, Grundfos, have come with a solution that will improve access and payments for drinking water. The collaboration ensures easy connection of mobile wallet providers and water service providers, to simplify access for the end consumer.

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H.R.H Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa and Professor Anna Tibaijuka.
Tanzanian Professor wins sustainable development award

Former executive director of the United Nations Human Settlement Programme, UN HABITAT, Professor Anna Tibaijuka, has been awarded the 'His Royal Highness H.R.H Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa Award for Sustainable Development', becoming the first woman to receive the award now in its third anniversary.

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Agribusiness congress comes to Kampala

Preparations are underway for the fourth Agribusiness Congress East Africa conference that is taking place in Kampala from 29-30 November 2016. It is the first time that the event is taking place in Uganda.

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Digital payments could boost modernisation in Africa

DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania - A new study from the United Nations-based Better Than Cash Alliance provides findings about the large potential gains for governments, businesses and citizens when digitising payments.

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Eritrea called on to provide info on jailed journalists
Eritrea called on to provide info on jailed journalists

GENEVA, Switzerland - The UN Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Eritrea, Sheila B. Keetharuth, has called on the Eritrean Government to urgently provide information on the whereabouts and state of health of senior government officials and independent journalists arrested on 18 September 2001 and in the following days.

19 Sep 2016

Zanzibar launches food festival
Zanzibar launches food festival

ZANZIBAR, Tanzania - The first Stone Town Food Festival, showcasing the city's culinary traditions, will be held 13 to 16 October 2016 with hotels and eateries across the city taking part.

19 Sep 2016