Nairobi,Kenya, 8 Dec 09
Ms. Elizabeth Mbatha, a resident of the Nairobi slum Kibera, thought she was dreaming when she found herself sitting across the table from none other than the former United Nations Secretary General Mr. Kofi Annan.
Kisii, Kenya, 27 Nov 08
The Lake Victoria Water and Sanitation Initiative hosted a three day Training - of - Trainers workshop in Kisii, Kenya from 25-27 November 2008 to equip participants with basic skills in low cost water quality testing.
Kumasi, Ghana, 30 Jan 08
Some 30 participants from the West Africa region last week congregated at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), for a an eye-opening training on transparency in land administration. Organised jointly by UN-HABITAT and the International Institute for Geo-information Science and Earth Observation (ITC) the workshop attracted participants from Ghana, Nigeria, Sierra Leone and Liberia.
Alexandria, Egypt, 26 Nov 07
Former Mozambique President Joaquim Chissano this week received the inaugural Mo Ibrahim Prize for Achievement in African Leadership aimed at promoting good governance in Africa
Accra, 6 Dec 06
UN-HABITAT last week pledged funding to help 1,000 poor families in Accra, Ghana secure micro-credit loans for business and home improvement as part of a field testing budget in the slum of Old Fadima.
Accra, 1 Dec 06
Mrs. Anna Tibaijuka launched UN-HABITAT’s latest training publication entitled, “Financial Management for Local Government”, at the opening session of a high level housing finance conference held in Accra Ghana.
Accra, 27 Nov 06
For several weeks now, Elizabeth Ohene and her neighbours in a Ghana slum have been excited about the visit to their homes this week by the UN-HABITAT Executive Director, Mrs. Anna Tibaijuka.