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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. […]

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Beautiful Mozambique Should be on Your Bucket List!

For too long, Mozambique has been in the news for the wrong reasons. Just like Boko Haram’s association with (Northern) Nigeria, terrorism in one part of a country does not mean it’s the case writ-large. We are happy to be sharing this video by one of our newest members from Mozambique, which company is into […]

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RESOURCE: JOINT REPORTS ON TERRORISM IN THE SAHEL

The Sahel is a highly complex environment where a large variety of Terrorist and Violent Extremist Organizations (TVEOs) continue to challenge the state authorities for supremacy. This has led to it becoming one of the most volatile regions on the African continent in recent years. The root causes of this instability are many and complex. […]

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Liberia & Sierra Leone to Boost Cross-border Trade in the region

The process for the construction of a Joint Border Post between the Republic of Liberia and the Republic of Sierra Leone has begun. Accordingly, the President of the ECOWAS Commission, Jean-Claude KassiBrou, sanctioned a Mission for the physical inspection and verification of sites (land) at the Jendema- Bo Waterside land border between Liberia and Sierra […]

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OPPORTUNITY: DAAD Scholarship in Germany 2021 (East African nationals)

Application Deadline: 2nd July 2021 About the Award: All “Leadership for Africa” scholarship holders benefit from a complementary study programme in good governance, civil society and sustainable project management. The mandatory programme with several attendance phases each year has to be completed in addition to the regular studies.  What can be funded? The scholarship includes: Language course (2-6 […]

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ECOWAS — EBID Grants US$ 50 Million Facility to Consolidated Bank Ghana Limited

The ECOWAS Bank for Investment and Development (EBID) has granted a 50 million US dollar facility to the Consolidated Bank Ghana Limited (CBG) to support Ghana’s road infrastructure development. The President and Chairman of the Board of Directors of EBID, Dr. George Agyekum DONKOR, and the Managing Director of CBG, Mr. Daniel Wilson ADDO, signed […]