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Water reserve discovered in Kenya

Scientists have found a massive aquifer 300 meters below the ground in drought and poverty stricken Turkana County, Kenya. As reported by ITV News, the Lotikipi Basin Aquifer was drilled and contains clean, accessible water that could serve as a supply for Kenya for...

2013 Winner of the World Food Prize

Dr. Charity Mutegi is the 2013 winner of the 2013 Norman Borlaug Award for her field research and application. The Kenya Agricultural Research Institute (KARI) scientist has won the global recognition for her role in combating aflatoxin contamination in maize through...

The Global Social Venture Competition 2013

The Global Social Venture Competition (GSVC) provides aspiring entreprenuers with mentoring, exposure and $ 50,000 in prizes to transform their ideas into businesses that will have positive real world impact. In 2013, GSVC received 650 entries from nearly 40...

WEF Global Competitiveness

The 2013-2014 World Economic Forum (WEF) Global Competitiveness evaluated the competitiveness of 148 economies around the globe. Sub-Saharan Africa countries showed great disparity in their productivity and prosperity in the ranking. The first Sub-Saharan Africa...