Daily Archives: April 5, 2017

WHO supports new initiative to more easily allow people living in South Sudan’s rural communities to access health services

Currently, only 40% of people in South Sudan are within reach of health facilities and have consistent access to primary health care services

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ZIFF AND TRACE MZIKI ANNOUNCE EAST AFRICAN MUSIC VIDEO AWARD

The Zanzibar International Film Festival, in partnership with TRACE Mziki, is proud to announce the East African Music Video Award, a new category that will honor the directors and producers who make East African artists look so good.

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Chasing Lazarus: A Hunt for the Infamous Hackers to Prevent Large Bank Robberies

According to Kaspersky Lab records, from December 2015, malware samples relating to Lazarus group activity appeared in financial institutions, casinos software developers for investment companies and crypto-currency businesses

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50 Kenyan companies listed in London Stock Exchange Group’s inaugural ‘Companies to Inspire Africa’ report

Collectively, Kenyan companies make up 14 per cent of the total number of companies in the report, one of the highest concentrations of high growth companies in Africa

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Alvaro Sobrinho’s work on sustainability, and the potential of agriculture in Africa

Dr Alvaro Sobrinho, trustee of The Planet Earth Institute, has written several articles underscoring the importance of having sustainable business models in Africa. Sobrinho’s work demonstrates that education, policy, business and environmental awareness need to be integrated in order to achieve a flourishing Africa. For instance, Dr Sobrinho has written both about the need for the provision of high quality PhD level education on the continent, and about the need to train a new generation of socially responsible African leaders. Looking at the agricultural sector in Africa through the lens of Sobrinho’s work yields some fruitful conclusions. Agriculture should be treated as a business, and it should be developed in a sustainable way.

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