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Inside Somalia’s vicious cycle of deforestation for charcoal

The Observer 08 Aug 2022
“The levels of deforestation have gotten so severe that most of the trees along the banks of the Shabelle River have been cleared out,” says Abdilatif Hussein Omar, the executive director of Action for Environment, a conservation organisation that operates in the Horn of Africa ... Hussein says the environmental damage has caused a vicious cycle ... .

Mighty Australia stand in between Indian men's hockey team and elusive CWG goldIndia has never ...

Deccan Herald 07 Aug 2022
Indian men's hockey team edges out South Africa to reach final ... One area which chief coach Graham Reid would be worried about is penalty corner execution as India converted just one out of the seven against South Africa despite having quality dragflickers such as Harmanpreet, Varun Kumar, Jugraj Singh and Rohidas up their ranks.

Funding for Mena startup tops 40m

Gulf Daily News 07 Aug 2022
... Eastern and North Africa start-up, raising $23 million, its chief executive said.

Investment in Mena start-up Homzmart rises to $40m after latest round

Khaleejtimes 07 Aug 2022
Furniture and home goods e-commerce platform Homzmart has closed one of the past year’s biggest funding rounds for a Middle Eastern and North Africa (Mena) start-up, raising $23 million, its chief executive said ... Homzmart started by connecting brands and manufacturers with customers in the Arab world’s most populous country ... — Reuters .

Somali Parliament Endorses New Cabinet Amid Al-Shabab Attacks

Voa News 07 Aug 2022
I am very excited to have been a part of those proceedings and I wish all the new Cabinet success in executing their duties,” he said. Anwar Abdifatah Bashir, a lecturer at Somali National University and a Horn of Africa political analyst, VOA by phone that the new government is taking over at a crucial time ... No one has claimed responsibility ... .

Two Nigerians Bag Nomination for ‘Africa Education Medal’

This Day 06 Aug 2022
The rest are Founder/chairman of Enko Education in Ivory Coast, Cyrille Nkontchou; Executive Director of STEAM Labs Africa, in Kenya, Felix Malombe; Executive Director of Zizi Afrique Foundation, in Kenya, John Mugo; National Coordinator of Think Young Women, in Gambia, Musu ...

Wallabies captain Hooper pulls out of Pumas Test for 'mindset' reasons

Urdu Point 06 Aug 2022
Australia face Argentina again next week in San Juan before a week's break, followed by two Rugby Championship Tests at home against South Africa. Rugby Australia chief executive Andy Marinos said Hooper's health takes priority and no pressure would be placed on him to return to action. "Michael is an incredible leader ... ....

13 days to go for Supertech twin tower demolition, stakeholders meet

Indian Express 06 Aug 2022
The meeting was convened at the Authority’s office headed by Ritu Maheshwari, Chief Executive Officer, Noida Authority ... Uttkarsh Mehta for Edifice Engineering attended the meeting while Joe Brickman represented South-Africa based Jet Demolition, which is partnering with Edifice Engineering to prepare the blast plan and execute the explosion ... Buy now.

What do Kanye West, Oprah Winfrey, and 'The Rock' have in common? They're top third-party ...

Business Insider 06 Aug 2022
The billionaire has been making the headlines recently for his alleged affair with Google co-founder Sergey Brin's wife, termination of his Twitter acquisition plans, and twins he had with one of his top executives ... because he was born in South Africa, not on American soil.

Multimedia Group partners EMY Africa for 7th annual EMY Africa Awards

Joy Online 05 Aug 2022
The largest independent commercial media and entertainment company in Ghana, the Multimedia Group, has partnered EMY Africa for the 2022 EMY Africa awards ... Executive Director of EMY Africa, Daniel Kojo Soboh said, “the EMY Awards always sets the bar with premium world class productions and this year’s nominations announcement is one of a kind.

Nigeria to source $1.5bn loan to improve solar power

Business Day Online 05 Aug 2022
Adam Cortese, chief executive officer, SUN Africa LLC, USA, disclosed this on Thursday after.

Nigeria Secures $1.5bn Loan From US to Boost Solar Power Infrastructure

This Day 05 Aug 2022
Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of SUN Africa LLC, USA, Adam Cortese, disclosed this yesterday while speaking with newsmen after a meeting of a delegation of the company with President Muhammadu Buhari at the State House, Abuja ... Earlier in his remarks, Founder, Sun Africa LLC, USA, ...

Former Eskom boss Matshela Koko is building Zimbabwe’s 100MW solar power plant

Independent online (SA) 05 Aug 2022
State-media in Zimbabwe has touted the development as one of the biggest renewable solar projects in the neighbouring country and in the Southern Africa region. Former Eskom interim chief executive Matshela Koko, who is the managing director of the independent power producer, said ...

Bank of Ireland chief Francesca McDonagh leaves unfinished business for successor

The Irish Times 05 Aug 2022
... keeping a keen eye on what other doors might open as a result of holding the top job in Ireland’s biggest bank – before it emerged in April that she was leaving to take over as chief executive of embattled financial giant Credit Suisse’s Europe, Middle East and Africa operations.

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