Climate change and the threat to civilization

In a speech about climate change from April 4th of this year, UN General Secretary António Guterres lambasted “the empty pledges that put us on track to an unlivable world” and warned that “we are on a fast track to climate disaster”. Although stark, Guterres’ statements were not novel. Guterres has made similar remarks on […]

Four Countries Showcased Their Ambitious Climate Action During Africa Climate Week

Although Africa has contributed relatively little to the planet’s greenhouse gas emissions, the continent has suffered some of the world’s worst impacts of climate change, from famine to flooding to heatwaves to drought. But despite these challenges, the Africa continent also has enormous potential when it comes to climate action. Three African countries – Eritrea, […]

UN General Assembly focuses on climate finance, job creation, and food insecurity as key AfDB priorities.

The African Development Bank (AfDB) had several productive engagements around its strategic priorities at the just concluded 77th United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) meeting in New York. The meeting called for increased financing to mitigate the effect of climate change and food insecurity. AfDB President, Dr. Akinwumi Adesina led the bank’s delegation to the meeting […]

EAC signs MoU with America’s Arcadia University to operationalise the Nyerere Center for Peace and Conflict Resolution in Arusha, Tanzania

East African Community Headquarters, Arusha, Tanzania, 29th September, 2022: The East African Community (EAC) Dr. Peter Mathuki and the Provost of the Arcadia University, USA, Dr. Jeff Rutenbeck have today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to collaborate in the operationalization of the Nyerere Center for Peace and Conflict resolution in Arusha, Tanzania. The center is set to […]

EAC to set up Diaspora Desk to facilitate the Diaspora Community to invest and trade in the region

East African Community Headquarters, Arusha, Tanzania, 03rd October, 2022: The East African Community (EAC) is setting up a Diaspora desk that will focus on facilitating East Africans living in the diaspora to invest and trade in the region. EAC Secretary General Hon (Dr.) Peter Mathuki has revealed that the Secretariat is also currently developing a Diaspora Engagement […]

France avail 1.2bn/- for the cultural industry

The French Embassy in Dar es Salaam has launched 510,000 euros (1.2bn/-) project aimed at supporting the local creative industry. Nabil Hajlaoui Ambassador of France to Tanzania during the launching ceremony yesterday that the Solidarity Fund for Innovative Projects (FSPI) will finance ‘Sanaa Projects’ or in short ‘Sanaapro’ over the next two years. Various activities […]

African Union Youth Volunteer Corps………………..a Wind of Change!

  AU-YVC is a continental development program that recruits and works with youth volunteers, to work in all 54 countries across the African Union. AU-YVC promotes volunteering to deepen the status of young people in Africa as key participants in the delivery of Africa’s human development targets and goals. It brings people together to share […]