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April 2011 Blog Posts (11)

Four Million Rural Kenyans to Get Safe Drinking Water

Close to one million LifeStraw® Family water filters will be donated and installed in households in the Western Province of Kenya beginning on 26 April 2011. The province-wide, door-to-door, free distribution program will last five weeks and will reach about 90 percent of all homes without access to safe municipal water sources. It will provide at least ten years worth of safe drinking water for Kenyan residents and do so without any cost to local residents, governmental agencies or… Continue

Added by Linda Larbie on April 27, 2011 at 3:47pm — No Comments

Kenya Airways to train additional pilots

- Airline on course to meet 441 pilots target for the financial year 2011/12

 

Kenya Airways, the Pride of Africa has announced that it was on course to meet its target pilot target for the financial year 2011/2012.



The Group Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer Dr Titus Naikuni confirmed this during the commissioning of the last group of seventeen ab initio students for training in South Africa.



“With the commissioning of…

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Added by Linda Larbie on April 15, 2011 at 4:15pm — No Comments

To all producers of fresh flowers in Kenya, Tanzania and Ethiopia

To all well established growers and exporters of fresh flowers,



Please let us interview you, on your current practice in trade, transport and handling of fresh flowers.





Objective



With your input we intend to change logistics into a less costly practice, make your existing markets more profitable and open up new markets for your flowers.



We are two seasoned Dutch entrepreneurs, setting up shop in the export of fresh flowers from East…

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Added by Bas Vlugt on April 12, 2011 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Sales Training in Africa

Pascale Sztum is a Principal consultant, trainer and researcher with…

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Added by Isaac Twumasi-Quantus on April 11, 2011 at 3:00pm — No Comments

AguaSmart ecological drinking water units

Dear friends,

 AGUASMART - www.aguasmart.com - manufactures AUTONOMOUS Ecological systems, for production of Drinking Water as for production of Energy

Our units produce their own energy with solar panels and windmills. Thus, because of their own energy, they can be fix anywhere. And Produce a…

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Added by jean-philippe Compain on April 8, 2011 at 3:19pm — No Comments

Launch of the Tanykina Community Healthcare Plan in Kenya

At the new Tanykina Dairy Plant Building, over a thousand community members and senior officials of AAR, PharmAccess and the Tanykina Dairy Plant Ltd witnessed the launch of the Tanykina Community Healthcare Plan. The Tanykina Community Healthcare Plan (TCHP) is a joint initiative between Tanykina Dairy Plant Ltd., AAR and PharmAccess Foundation, supported by the Health Insurance Fund and the Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs.  The aim is to provide affordable primary and (limited)…

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Added by Linda Larbie on April 7, 2011 at 12:14pm — No Comments

EAC signs US$108 million Grant Agreement to Fund water & sanitation infrastructure in Lake Victoria Basin

The East African Community has today signed a Grant Protocol of Agreement worth US$108 million with the African Development Fund to finance the second phase of the Lake Victoria Water and Sanitation (LVWATSAN) Programme.

 

The Agreement was signed by the Secretary General of the East African Community, Ambassador Juma V. Mwapachu and James Opio-Omoding, Officer-in-Charge of the African Development Bank (Kenya) at a ceremony that took place at the Country Offices of the Kenya…

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Added by Linda Larbie on April 5, 2011 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Microfinance: Loan Sharks or Development Agents?

Walking along the street of any low-income settlement in anywhere in the world, one is thumped by the apparent contrast of dwelling and habitat. On one side of the street is a decrepit, single story, windowless house of tin sheets and open drains; across the street is a fine two-storied brick and concrete house with glass windows, paneled doors, and painted walls. While there are many reasons for such disparity, one variable that repeatedly surfaces…

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Added by Wondwossen W. Mebrat on April 2, 2011 at 4:19pm — No Comments

ecological Drinking Water Units & Solar Kits

Dear friends,

  AGUASMART - www.aguasmart.com - manufactures AUTONOMOUS Ecological systems, for production of Drinking Water as for production of Energy.

Our units produce their own energy with solar panels and windmills. Thus, because of their own energy, they can be fix anywhere. And…

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Added by jean-philippe Compain on April 1, 2011 at 5:22pm — No Comments

Africa Business Confidence Index reflects private sector resilience

Manufacturing index 60.3 and non-manufacturing index 58.9, both indicating expansion; manufacturing higher than February; non-manufacturing slightly lower than previous month



The Africa Business Confidence Index (ABCI) for March shows growth in both the index for manufacturing and non-manufacturing sectors in Africa. The difference compared to February in the indices for manufacturing shows a plus of 2.2 and for non-manufacturing a decrease of…

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Added by Bas Vlugt on April 1, 2011 at 2:00pm — No Comments

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon opens new UN office facility in Nairobi

Remarks at the opening of a new facility at Gigiri Nairobi, 31 March 2011

Your Excellency, President [Mwai] Kibaki, Excellencies, Dear colleagues, Ladies and gentlemen,

I thank President Kibaki for joining us. I am also pleased to welcome members of the diplomatic community in Nairobi.

We are here to officially inaugurate this new, wonderful facility. I am so impressed by this building … I wish I could move here full-time!

This…

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Added by Linda Larbie on April 1, 2011 at 1:44pm — No Comments

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