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Humanitarian Leaders to Discuss Sustainable Development Goals in sub-Saharan Africa

More than 300 high-profile representatives from NGOs, businesses, government and UN organisations are set to convene at the Aid & Development Africa Summit in Nairobi this February exchanging innovative and sustainable solutions for improving aid delivery and development strategy in sub-Saharan East Africa.

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Africa Finance & Investment Forum (AFIF) 2017 to take place in Kenya for the first time

The 11th edition of the AFIF “Entrepreneurship and Innovation for Growth” will be hosted by the Strathmore University in Nairobi.

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We Want Our Lecturers Back in Class – Nairobi Students Protest

Students at the University of Nariobi has commenced a demonstration calling for a call-off on the strike of lecturers in the institution. The lecturer’s strike which started barely two weeks ago has kept lecturers from tutoring which is affecting the academic calendar. The issue leading to the strike revolves around the 2013-2017 Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) which seems to have been in the pipeline for  a while and no headway weather the agreement will be signed or not. Prior to the protest, student leadership had made advances to the ministry of education and other responsible agencies but they have received no relevant feedback.  Kenya’s Inter Public Universities Consultative Council Forum (IPUCCF) has publicly acknowledged the concerns and declared that it is working hand-in-hand with other stakeholders to resolve the issue. However, students are uncomfortable with the strike duration and is urgently demanding to have their lecturers in class.

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Kenya to hold Summit on Economic Innovation in Africa Organized by The Economist

Kenya will hold a summit on the 1st of February organized by The Economist Events on the theme ‘Driving economic and health-care innovation for tomorrow’s Africa’. The summit which will be held at the Radisson Blu Hotel, Nairobi, will converge local and international delegates sourced from the private sector, the business community, African governments, media and international bodies to explore how African economies can effectively innovate and navigate through the challenges experienced in health care, infant health, infrastructure, productivity, education and make changes in their already established systems.

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New landmark conference will explore sustainability for Africa’s buildings

“SPACE” brings together real estate decision-makers and clean energy sector

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IMF Executive Board Completes First Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement and Standby Credit Facility Arrangement for Kenya

IMF Board approved completion of first review of Kenya’s economic program supported by the Stand-By Arrangement (SBA) and the Standby Credit Facility (SCF).

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2017 Travel Goals; Explore Six of Africa’s Most Exotic Islands

No one talks of safari without mentioning the great treks that crisscross the African continent. So popular is this cradle of mankind for its magic-ridden sunsets and vast plains teeming with wildlife, that many seem to awe away at the bush ideal, totally ignoring that the continent also takes pride in mothering some of the world’s most blissful and unpolluted islands. This year, maybe it’s time to spice up your travelogues by exploring at least one of these exotic and scenic African islands.

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Starehe Girls’ Centre Wins Top International Renewable Energy and Sustainability Prize

Kenyan all-girls school recognised for rooftop photovoltaic plan that will reduce utilities expense

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Finalists for the Africa Finance & Investment Forum (AFIF) Entrepreneurship Award 2017 announced

Six African projects with big economic and social impact will be presented during the AFIF 2017, convened by EMRC in Nairobi, Kenya (13-16 February)

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Join key players in Africa’s humanitarian aid and development sector at 2nd Aid & Development Africa Summit in Nairobi, Kenya

With Aid & Development Africa Summit fast approaching, Aid & International Development Forum (AIDF) is excited to share the agenda and recently confirmed speakers, who will deliver invaluable insight into technological innovations and best practice to improve aid delivery and development strategy in sub-Saharan East Africa.

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