There have been grievances from a section of news consumers that journalists fail to communicate properly climate policy discourses to the public. In fact, many criticised the coverage of the Africa Climate Summit.
Mr. Audace Kubwimana is of the view that land tenure security issues have not gained the attention they deserve and they should feature prominently in deliberations leading up to the UN climate negotiations this year.
Traders’ efforts are weighed down by the fact that they have to use their valuable time and capital to purchase third currencies.
Africa holds solutions to climate change. Ignoring its demands will have implications on everyone and could negate climate efforts by other parts of the world namely Europe and the United States, experts say.
Dr. Jean Kaseya, a citizen of the Democratic Republic of Congo was this year elected to head Africa CDC. He previously held several health dockets at continental and global level.
Funding access hurdles have been singled out as acting as a stumbling block on Africa path to green transition and inclusive economic development of the continent that got to devise ways to plug growing energy, transport and IT infrastructure gaps, among others.
People lay hopes in ongoing negotiations by African leaders to adopt a legal instrument that seeks to, among other things, ensure the dignity, protection and rights of climate migrants in accordance with international and regional commitment and frameworks.
In absence of a platform like CEP and other avenues for citizen participation, it would act as a stumbling block in the quest to achieve Africa's future, one that rest with its estimated 1.3 billion people projected to hit 2.5 billion by 2050, as envisioned in AU Agenda 2063.
We must stop chasing the western world economic models. There must be an African economic development model that supports our economic aspirations but not at the expense of wildlife and wild lands.
So far, the true extent of effects spread of vaccine lies have had has not been documented. But it’s a question that preoccupies scientists in parts of the world, and more so in light of ongoing vaccine research and development efforts to tackle a number of diseases of concern.
Civil Society Organisations said the summit agenda was unduly influenced by McKinsey and Company, US-based consultancy firm seen as pushing agenda of Western powers and corporations it represents.
Drug and alcohol abuse among Rwandan youth, like other social issues such as indecent dressing and rising teen pregnancy cases which lately preoccupied this society have, in my view, a lot to do with gaps in parenting and education system that is wanting in quality.
What’s happening in Niger could take a heavy toll on the little gains achieved in the quest to integrate African markets under AfCFTA, a protocol ousted President Mohamed Bazoum, and his predecessor Mahamadou Issoufou -- who is official champion of the treaty on behalf of the AU -- are key supporters.
In one case in 2017, a local telecommunication company with footprint on the continent was handed a hefty fine ($8.5 million) by the industry regulator after it emerged that the former was hosting its IT services outside the country.
Districts of the capital namely Gasabo, Kicukiro and Nyarugenge accounted for 81 per cent of FDI projects, 72 per cent of investments, and 82 per cent of projected jobs over the period 2016–2022.
Launched in 2015, the 89-student population UGHE, alongside Adventist University of Central Africa (AUCA), another local higher learning institution with 2,855 students across its three campuses, are the only Rwandan higher learning academies that are present in the ranking.