Monthly Archives: March 2012

Rare show of political will gives Lake Victoria basin a fresh lease

By David Njagi With a new USD 125 cash injection from the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) on stream, East African legislators have united to give ailing Lake Victoria Basin a fresh lease. A week long review of the Basin … Continue reading

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Africa’s green agenda reaches out for private equity funds

By David Njagi In a move seen to coincide with the UN’s latest push for private sector involvement in Africa’s green agenda, some USD 153 million are lined up to support the continent’s reach for innovative technologies that mitigate the … Continue reading

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Not yet rosy in ailing flower sector

By David Njagi February left many Kenyans with a fresh lease of love and romance as Valentine Day celebrations peaked. But few have a vague idea that someone in the value chain is paying every bunch of roses purchased with … Continue reading

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Society stigma lures Kenyan teens into the e-pill trap

By David Njagi In the three way struggle to fit into a society that stigmatizes teenage sex, the Kenyan girl is being ensnared into the emergency contraception pill (e-pill) trap, as she continues to search for promising relationships and explore … Continue reading

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Kari Stoever Joins Aeras as Vice President of External Affairs

Aeras, a non-profit product development organization dedicated to developing new tuberculosis vaccines, is pleased to announce the appointment of Kari Stoever as Vice President of External Affairs. Ms. Stoever will join Aeras on March 5, 2012, bringing an extensive background … Continue reading

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