Africa: NASA opens New Space Hub in Niger to serve West Africa

By Nellie Peyton A drive by NASA to stream climate data to West African nations using its earth-observing satellites could boost crop production in a region hit hard by climate change, experts say. NASA last week launched a hub in Niger’s capital Niamey that will use space-based observations to improve food security and better manage natural disasters, said Dan Irwin, […]

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Utomi: Raised by Books

From becoming one of Nigeria’s top managers in manufacturing before his 33rd birthday, reaching a Presidential Advisory position at 27, earning two Master Degrees and a PhD at 26, plus a professorship and global acknowledgement as a leading scholar in business, political economy and media studies in his 40s, Professor Pat Utomi, at 60, has risen to become, perhaps, Nigeria’s […]

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US gives $1.6m to Uganda wildlife

By Samuel Nabwiiso KAMPALA, UGANDA – The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) through the USAID/Uganda Biodiversity Program implemented by African Wildlife Foundation (AWF) has donated a full set of road equipment’s worth USD 1,6 million  to Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA).  The Roads Equipment is part of the USD 10 million supports to biodiversity conservation in Uganda by US […]

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