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Inaugural Africa Climate Summit ends in anti-climax

Inaugural Africa Climate Summit ends in anti-climax

By Imali Ngusale   The Africa Climate Summit has ended in Nairobi with an outcome that is satisfactory to none but to the political class. However, an overwhelming majority of the non-state actors left disappointed and disillusion by the Summit’s final Nairobi Declaration. “The Declaration is a disappointment and portends a doleful outcome for COP28,”

Women hope free trade pact will spur Governments to end violence, sexual abuses

By Henry Neondo   Addis Ababa, Ethiopia February 14, 2023:  Harassment, gender-based violence, and discrimination on the basis of gender will negate efforts by the African Union to achieve the intended benefits of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA). Speakers at the ongoing Gender Is My Agenda Campaign held in Addis Ababa ahead of the