Ethiopia Beats World Record by Planting 350M Trees in 12 Hours

One of the best ways to curtail the negative effects of climate change consists of adopting green practices that counter deforestation. In Ethiopia, a nation where the indiscriminate taking of forest land has resulted in devastating drought periods, Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed recently launched a Green Legacy Initiative as part of a substantial reforestation effort…

Meet Dr. Abasi Ene-Obong and His Brilliant African Genome Project

At the recent Y Combinator Demo Day, an event that brings together promising technology startups with prospective investors, one company particularly stood out in terms of future vision. 54gene, a biotechnology company founded by Dr. Abasi Ene-Obong of Nigeria, was the Y Combinator startup that really caught the attention of venture capital firms because the…

Hungary Unveils Annual Kenya Scholarships

Seeking Closer Diplomatic Relations, Hungary Offers More Scholarships to Kenyan Students. In late March and early April, government officials from Kenya and Hungary met in Budapest for the purpose of increasing diplomatic relations and discussing matters such as trade, health and education. The Kenyan group invited to Hungary was headed by Justin Muturi, Speaker of…