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Un Uber para alquilar tractores y otras formas de cambiar el modelo agrícola

Un Uber para alquilar tractores y otras formas de cambiar el modelo agrícola

Casi la mitad de las personas desnutridas del mundo son pequeños agricultores, aunque alimenten al 80% del planeta. A pesar de existir técnicas y tecnologías agrícolas cada vez más eficientes, sin
Visa’s Africa strategy banks on startup partnerships

Visa’s Africa strategy banks on startup partnerships

Visa has prioritized growth in Africa, and partnering with startups is central to its strategy. This became obvious in 2019 after the global financial services giant entered a series of collaborations

Colonial-era Nile river treaties are to blame for the unresolved dispute over Ethiopia’s dam

Tensions have been particularly acute between Egypt and Ethiopia because more than 80% of the water reaching Egypt comes from the Blue Nile
‘None of Us Saw It Ending This Way’: Peace Corps Volunteers Evacuate Abruptly

‘None of Us Saw It Ending This Way’: Peace Corps Volunteers Evacuate Abruptly

When the agency suspended all operations for the first time in its history, more than 7,000 volunteers in about 60 countries packed their bags, said their goodbyes and rushed to get home.
‘None of Us Saw It Ending This Way’: Peace Corps Volunteers Evacuate Abruptly

‘None of Us Saw It Ending This Way’: Peace Corps Volunteers Evacuate Abruptly

When the agency suspended all operations for the first time in its history, more than 7,000 volunteers in about 60 countries packed their bags, said their goodbyes and rushed to get home.
‘None of Us Saw It Ending This Way’: Peace Corps Volunteers Evacuate Abruptly

‘None of Us Saw It Ending This Way’: Peace Corps Volunteers Evacuate Abruptly

When the agency suspended all operations for the first time in its history, more than 7,000 volunteers in about 60 countries packed their bags, said their goodbyes and rushed to get home.
Jane Goodall Is Self-Isolating, Too

Jane Goodall Is Self-Isolating, Too

She’s in England, in the house she grew up in, and she has a few thoughts about chimpanzees, the coronavirus pandemic and the loo paper shortage.
Jane Goodall Is Self-Isolating, Too

Jane Goodall Is Self-Isolating, Too

She’s in England, in the house she grew up in, and she has a few thoughts about chimpanzees, the coronavirus pandemic and the loo paper shortage.
Jane Goodall Is Self-Isolating, Too

Jane Goodall Is Self-Isolating, Too

She’s in England, in the house she grew up in, and she has a few thoughts about chimpanzees, the coronavirus pandemic and the loo paper shortage.
Jane Goodall Is Self-Isolating, Too

Jane Goodall Is Self-Isolating, Too

She’s in England, in the house she grew up in, and she has a few thoughts about chimpanzees, the coronavirus pandemic and the loo paper shortage.
African nations impose stricter measures as coronavirus spreads

African nations impose stricter measures as coronavirus spreads

Governments warn disease will cause huge challenges for continent’s health servicesCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageCountries across Africa have imposed wide-ranging and
Helen Kimble obituary

Helen Kimble obituary

My friend Helen Kimble, who has died aged 94, was remarkable for her intellectual talent, applied over many years to African affairs, for her loving care for her four daughters and for her readiness
Africa e-tailer Jumia reports first full-year results post NYSE IPO

Africa e-tailer Jumia reports first full-year results post NYSE IPO

Pan-African e-commerce company Jumia got into the black (by a small amount) on its gross profit vs. fulfillment expenses, expanded financial services and still posted losses. The online sales company,
'No justice' for Tanzanian journalist freed after seven months in jail

'No justice' for Tanzanian journalist freed after seven months in jail

Erick Kabendera, a known critic of the government, faces steep fine after pleading guilty to tax evasion charges in case widely seen as part of President Magufuli’s media crackdownAn investigative
Sokowatch raises $14M to digitize Africa’s informal B2B supply-chain

Sokowatch raises $14M to digitize Africa’s informal B2B supply-chain

Kenya based B2B e-commerce startup Sokowatch has raised $14 million in Series A funding toward its mission of revamping supply-chain markets for Africa’s informal retailers. From Nairobi, the company
A humanitarian crisis looms in Africa unless we act fast to stop the desert locust

A humanitarian crisis looms in Africa unless we act fast to stop the desert locust

The destructive migratory pest threatens catastrophe as it swarms through countries already plagued by food insecurityA colleague at the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) tells a terrifying
Food fears grow as swarms of locusts reach Uganda and Tanzania

Food fears grow as swarms of locusts reach Uganda and Tanzania

Outbreak in east Africa has already devastated crops across a swath of Kenya and SomaliaMassive swarms of locusts sweeping across much of east Africa have reached Uganda and Tanzania, the United
Trump travel ban extension leaves Africans angry and disappointed

Trump travel ban extension leaves Africans angry and disappointed

New rules will severely restrict visas for nationals of Eritrea, Nigeria, Sudan and Tanzania but could be costly for US influence in the regionNew travel bans imposed by President Trump on four
Trump Posts Another ‘Keep Out’ Sign for Immigrants

Trump Posts Another ‘Keep Out’ Sign for Immigrants

The administration’s security rationale for its latest red tape on travel from African and Asian countries doesn’t ring true.