Africa CSOs Interrogates COP27 Decisions

After mixed outcomes from the 27th Conference of Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change that held recently in Sharm El Sheikh in Egypt, the Pan African Climate Justice Alliance has mobilized hundreds of CSOs representatives from around Africa to a meeting in Kigali, Rwanda,to interrogate the COP27 decisions and review Africa’s performance. The meeting is to also lay the ground for an advocacy strategy that will guide Africa towards COP28 set for Dubai in UAE next year. At the meeting however, CSO representatives differed on their conclusion…

 Jiji Cars Win Motor Vehicle Dealer of the Year in the Global Top Digitally Fit Awards

Jiji Cars (formerly Cars45), one of the most popular car marketplaces in Kenya, Ghana and Nigeria for buying and selling verified cars,  has scooped the Motor Vehicle Dealer of the Year, 2022, just a year and a half, after its acquisition by Jiji, the largest online marketplace in Africa. The award was presented to Jiji Cars during the Global Top Digitally Fit Awards, which was held at the Movenpick Hotel and Residences, Nairobi. The Global Top Digitally Fit Awards recognizes and rewards companies creating an online impact. Since its acquisition…

REIMAGINING EQUITABLE ACCESS TO QUALITY EDUCATION

Getting an education is not just a fundamental human right, it is pivotal to the development of communities and societies. It is now well understood that education increases people’s access to employment opportunities and enhances their level of income thereby contributing to the overall development and prosperity of individuals, families, communities, and nations. In other words, providing education to people is one of the most powerful ways of breaking the cycle of poverty. Education breeds hope and engenders sustainable change. At the same time, history teaches us that it is…

Pamoja Tuungane initiative distributes foodstuff to 4,000 households in Garissa County

The Pamoja Tuungane initiative has distributed foodstuff to 4,000 households in Garissa County’s Balambala and Lagdera sub-counties as part of the ongoing drought response efforts.   The initiative, which was launched in April, has distributed food to over 100,000 Kenyans affected by drought in Garissa, Kitui, Kilifi, Marsabit, Laikipia and Isiolo counties.   Since its launch, the initiative has received over KES 171 million worth of donations including KES 150 million from Safaricom PLC and M-PESA Foundation. Other donations include KES 6 million from Manu Chandaria Foundation, KES 2.5 million…