03 December 15

Ethiopia Plunged into Darkness As Drought Dries Dams

Ethiopia is facing nationwide power cuts as a result of low water levels at dams, following a poor rainy season, officials have reported.

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30 November 15

Kenya President Lands in Paris Ahead of Climate Talks

Kenya President Uhuru Kenyatta arrived in Paris on Sunday, ahead of the 2015 Climate Change Summit, which begins today.

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30 November 15

Displaced Kenyans Question How Sh500m El Niño Money Was Used

Displaced families in Kenya’s largest city are demanding an explanation of how Sh5 billion (£32m) set aside for El Niño has been spent.

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15 November 15

Africa Could Lead the Way on Renewable Energy, Says IEA

Africa has been touted the first region in the world which could power its development through renewable energy.

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20 October 15

IFC Launches $5m Mini-Grid Program to Boost Energy Access in Tanzania

The International Finance Corporation (IFC) has unveiled a $5 million program that will increase access to energy in Tanzania.

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16 October 15

Ethiopia, Djibouti Sign $1.1bn Pipeline Deal

Ethiopia and Djibouti have signed a $1.1bn (over £71m) deal to construct a 550km petroleum pipeline between the two countries.

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13 October 15

Scientists Expect Drier Horn of Africa As Climate Warms

The Horn of Africa is becoming drier, as global temperatures continue to rise, according to a new study.

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30 September 15

First Successful Kidney Transplants Conducted in Ethiopia

Ethiopia has conducted its first successful kidney transplants with the help of US university surgeons. Three kidney transplants have been successfully completed at St. Paul’s Hospital Millennium Medical College in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia – the first in the country. A
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30 September 15

UN Hails Tanzania Growth Progress

In a big week of UN meetings the international body has hailed Tanzania’s quick progress with new Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The SDGs are a new set of global development goals set out by the UN, which come into effect
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14 September 15

Kenya & China Strike Nuclear Power Deal

Kenya and China have signed a deal that will see the East African nation’s first nuclear power station open in 2025. The Kenya Nuclear Electricity Board (KNEB) has revealed plans to set up the country’s first nuclear power plant with an initial
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