The plight of small island nations in the face of climate change

Small island nations, dispersed across oceans and seas, face an unmatched existential threat today: climate change. These nations grapple with the relentless onslaught of rising sea levels, extreme weather events like cyclones, and even ocean acidification. To compound their challenges, many of these nations are poverty-stricken, leaving them with limited resources and infrastructure. Consequently, they … Read more

PRESS RELEASE: SUSTAINABILITY ACADEMY LAUNCHED FOR AFRICAN COUNTRIES

Academy seeks to impart knowledge to sustainability leaders, practitioners, and enthusiasts. It will offer free and paid-up courses at different levels of one’s career, including assisting individuals to transition and thrive in a sustainability career. Corporates set to benefit from training and advisory support. TUESDAY 14th MAY 2024: Sustainability advisory firm Impact Africa Consulting Limited … Read more

Rising demand for transition metals in Africa could expand green job opportunities

The transition to a net-zero carbon economy is one of the defining challenges of our time, demanding a departure from the status quo towards sustainable alternatives, including the embracing of green technology.  This presents an opportunity for Africa, giving it a chance to leverage its abundant resources of transition metals. These metals—cobalt, lithium, nickel, and … Read more

Sink or swim; How flooding may affect your business

The recent heavy rainfall and subsequent flooding in East Africa have unleashed widespread havoc, profoundly impacting both businesses and individuals alike. From tragic loss of life and property devastation to the disruption of essential operations and the compromising of business viability, the aftermath of these floods has cast a pervasive shadow across the entire region. … Read more

East African Securities Regulators forge path to green finance leadership

In a historic move toward fostering sustainable finance practices, the East African Securities Regulatory Authorities (EASRA) announced a landmark agreement on Monday, May 6th, 2024, to develop a pioneering regional framework promoting green finance.  Josephine Okui Ossiya, Chair of EASRA and Chief Executive Officer of Uganda’s Capital Markets Authority, unveiled the innovative framework during a … Read more

Green economy empowerment with a green jobs and skills workshop at KICC

Stakeholders from across Kenya converged at Kenyatta International Conference Center (KICC) to strategize the acceleration of employment opportunities for youth within the burgeoning green economy sector. The National Green Jobs and Skills Workshop, themed #TwendeGreenKe, drew participation from Principal Secretaries of key government ministries, youth organizations, private sector entities, academic institutions, and enterprise support organizations.  … Read more

Largest ever global delegation to witness India’s General Election – Business 100 News

  In keeping with the tradition of the Election Commission of India (ECI) to foster a culture of transparency and reiterate its commitment to high standards of electoral practices amidst the democratic nations, 75 delegates representing 23 countries are in India to witness the Indian General Elections as part of the International Election Visitors’ Programme … Read more

Ministry of Tourism participates in Arabian Travel Mart 2024 in Dubai – Business 100 News

  Ministry of Tourism, Government of India is participating in Arabian Travel Mart 2024, being held in Dubai from May 6th to 9th May, 2024. The event marks a significant step in strengthening India’s presence in the Middle East tourism market. Incredible India pavilion was Inaugurated today by Mr. Satish Kumar Sivan, Counsul General of … Read more

CG detains Iranian boat, with six Indians onboard, off Kerala coast – Business 100 News

  The Indian Coast Guard (ICG) detained an Iranian fishing vessel, with six Indian crew, west of Beypore off the coast of Kerala late on May 05, 2024. The swift sea-air coordinated operation involved the ships and aircraft of the ICG. After intercepting the boat, an ICG team boarded the vessel and thoroughly investigated it … Read more

4th Session of India-Ghana Joint Trade Committee held in Accra – Business 100 News

  A seven-member delegation from India led by Additional Secretary, Department of Commerce, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India, Shri Amardeep Singh Bhatia accompanied by High Commissioner of India to Republic of Ghana, Shri Manish Gupta and Economic Adviser, Department of Commerce, Ms. Priya P. Nair held a Joint Trade Committee (JTC) meeting … Read more