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Wednesday, May 15, 2019 ‘Striking’ Differences in Rates of HIV/AIDS within Rwanda and other African nations

  Wednesday, May 15, 2019 ‘Striking’ Differences in Rates of HIV/AIDS within Rwanda and other African nations New study finds some African nations have five-fold disparities in numbers of people infected with HIV SEATTLE–Despite the rapid scale-up of antiretroviral therapy (ART) since 2000, HIV/AIDS is still the most common cause …

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Australian High Commissioner presents credentials to EAC Secretary General

East African Community Headquarters, Arusha, Tanzania, 9th November, 2018: The Australian High Commissioner to Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda, H.E. Ms Alison Chartres, today presented her credentials to the East African Community Secretary General, Amb. Liberat Mfumukeko, at the EAC Headquarters in Arusha, Tanzania. Welcoming the Australian High Commissioner, Amb. …

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African Development Bank President Adesina urges Canada to be present at Africa’s investment table

Toronto, 19 September 2018 – African Development Bank President, Akinwumi Adesina, on Wednesday urged Canadian business leaders to “be part of the action and seize investment opportunities on the continent.” Adesina made the call while meeting with 80 leading representatives of the Canada-Africa Chamber of Commerce in Toronto. Promoting the …

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Kigali: Pan African Workshop on Access and Benefit Sharing of Genetic Resources

Rwanda has been hosting last week (28-30 August 2018) a Pan African Workshop on Access and Benefit Sharing of Genetic Resources (ABS). The workshop brought together participants   from across Africa representing  a  wide  array  of  ABS  practitioners  and  experts including policy makers,  researchers  and  academia,  private  sector,  local  communities,  civil …

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Day of the African Child

ILO, FAO offer free course on elimination of child labor in agriculture The 2018 theme of the Day of the African Child is “Leave No Child Behind for Africa’s Development.” Speedy inter-institutional action remains essential to achieving SDG 8.7 in the continent   ABIDJAN (ILO News)– ILO and FAO are jointly …

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