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Huawei signs partnership deal with Nairobi-based African Telecommunications Union (ATU)

The African Telecommunications Union (ATU) has today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with tech giant Huawei that will see African countries and organizations build capacity for ICT transformation.   Under the agreement, Huawei will provide training on skills development, including reskilling and upskilling for ATU members. The MoU will also see the two organizations collaborate […]

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Why Kenyatta in Brussels matters to Africa

The erstwhile Brussels-based Africa Caribbean Pacific Group of States (est 1975) was the point of discussion in December 2019 in Nairobi. The Summit took place in the same hotel an African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM) meeting took place, with the security and protection of the phalanx of diplomats prioritised by the Kenyan state. Little did […]

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AfCFTA Policy Network Event: AfCFTA Trading & African Products Awards

Afcfta Policy Network is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting Topic: The State of Afcfta Trading and African Products & Services Awards.Time: Jun 24, 2021, 02:00 PM Greenwich Mean Time Join Zoom Meetinghttps://us02web.zoom.us/j/83912218189?pwd=aWpUSEF5MFIvMzdEcWg3T0EzSTZJZz09https://www.instagram.com/p/CQIs10rDd0M/?utm_medium=share_sheet

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Sierra Leone staunchly supports institutional reforms of ECOWAS Commission – says president Bio

Sierra Leone telegraph: 19 June 2021: Sierra Leone’s President Julius Maada Bio is in Accra, Ghana today, where he is attending the 59th ordinary session of the ECOWAS Heads of State and Government summit, chaired by Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, President Ghana. Speaking at the summit, this is what president Bio said:  “I am grateful […]

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From our EAR Member: “Support Healthcare workers so they can support Kenyans”

By Kui Muraya (@KuiMuraya) The World Health Assembly designated 2020 as the International Year of the Nurse and the Midwife, to honour their work and advance their vital role in transforming health care around the world.  In Kenya however, nurses spent the better part of 2020 on strike, protesting poor working conditions, including failure by the government […]

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STATEMENT BY EAST AFRICA RISING GROUP ON “AFRICA DOWN UNDER” CONFERENCE

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Protecting the African Child Online-African Telecommunications Union & Child Online Africa Launch the Africa Week of Action for Child Online Protection

                                                                              3rd June 2021 For Immediate Release  Protecting the African Child Online-African Telecommunications Union and Child Online […]

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The East African region through the eyes of Biche, of chickabouttown

Hi. I’m Biche (pronounced /Bish/). I love good things, and I love sharing the good things I discover with people around me. I am part Tanzanian, part Ugandan and currently live in Dar es Salaam. I grew up in the Côte d’Ivoire, went to university in Canada, and also lived in the US for a while. I moved back to East […]

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Anglophone Online Capacity Building Training — African Court & AfCHPR

The main objective of the online capacity building training is to build capacity for legal practitioners and enable effective engagement with the African Court and the African Commission; and enhance knowledge on the available implementation mechanisms and effective ways to follow up and influence implementation of decisions of the African Court and the African Commission. […]