Wednesday 9 January 2013
In mass support for justice for the worst crimes in Africa, the group notes that several African countries have already contributed greatly to ensuring accountability for atrocities.
Tuesday 8 January 2013
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) has released a report saying that 2012 has been one of the bloodiest years for journalists and media workers after recording 121 killings in targeted attacks and cross fire incidents.
Wednesday 19 December 2012
At the African Youth Conference on Post-2015 Agenda held at the UN Environment Programme Headquarters in Nairobi, Kenya, the Coordinator of the Pan African Climate Justice Alliance Mr Mithika Mwenda said Tuesday that Climate change presents a threat to the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) especially those related to elimination of poverty and promoting environmental sustainability.
Friday 14 December 2012
The report notes that with high growth, government revenues have also grown, allowing the government to ramp up public investment in roads and energy which if implemented efficiently can propel the country’s growth further.
Tuesday 11 December 2012
The project aims to contribute to an increase in qualified and skilled engineers from 6,350 in 2012 to almost 12,000 by 2017 to drive the key sectors of Vision 2030.
Friday 7 December 2012
Cassava, a versatile crop that grows well under drought and in poor soils, is also a source of industrial raw material. However, this potential has not been well tapped in Tanzania where it is the second most important staple after maize.
Friday 30 November 2012
Under a United Kingdom-funded initiative, the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization is encouraging communities to earn more income by processing animal skins, making soap from bone marrow and crafts from camel bones.
Thursday 22 November 2012
This effort brings together the AUC’s leadership, FAO’s technical expertise and renewed commitment to fight hunger as well as the political backing of former Brazilian President Lula Da Silva.
Tuesday 20 November 2012
Tens of thousands of civilians have already fled – including many who were previously displaced – and the humanitarian and security situation has deteriorated dramatically since fighting between M23 and the Congolese army (FARDC) resumed some 30 km north of Goma on 15 November.
Tuesday 13 November 2012
During the fourth high-level ministerial and Senior Officers preparatory meeting held in Morocco in May, Japan’s strategy for low-carbon growth as a way of addressing climate change was rejected by Africans who felt that the proposal does not meet the continent’s position on climate change negotiations.
Sunday 11 November 2012
The Cassava Varieties and Clean Seed to Combat CBSD and CMD (5CP) project will facilitate sharing of five of the best varieties from Tanzania, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique and Uganda for regional testing across the countries to speed up the development of varieties with dual resistance to the two diseases.
Friday 26 October 2012
In many cases families have, despite tireless requests and efforts to trace relatives in different places of detention, been left with no information about their fate and only learnt of their whereabouts through Amnesty International.
Tuesday 16 October 2012
The group is doing well in banana farming thanks to new improved banana varieties and a new technology of getting disease-free planting material rapidly known as macro-propagation.
Friday 12 October 2012
GSK will also outline new commitments to share detailed clinical trial data to enable additional scientific inquiry and analyses to further scientific knowledge and help bring benefit to patients.
Wednesday 10 October 2012
International and national agricultural researchers converged in Arusha, Tanzania from 1 to 5 October to identify priority research areas and develop a strategic roadmap for an ambitious project that seeks to improve the livelihood of farmers in East and Southern Africa through better and more efficient integration of crop and livestock in their farms.