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African Voices Call For Radical Action At Women’s Climate Assembly

African Voices Call For Radical Action At Women’s Climate Assembly

The voices of 150 African women resonated loudly at the second Women’s Climate Assembly 2023 (WCA) where participants from 17 countries across Central and West Africa converged in Lagos, Nigeria to learn and share more about their linked struggles. Held over 24 – 28 September 2023, the gathering brought together women under the banner, African Women Unite for climate justice, reparations,

Unveiling the Africa Feminist Transformative Leadership Academy 

By Imali Ngusale   African women deserve to be at the forefront of leadership at all levels on the continent, feminists at the first Feminist Transformative Leadership Academy in Africa in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania asserted. The Leadership Academy is a partnership that brings together the Aga Khan Foundation and the African Women’s Development and

New Eastern Africa FAIMER Regional Institute Will Serve Health Professions Educators Throughout the Region

 By Henry Neondo The Foundation for Advancement of International Medical Education and Research (FAIMER®), a member of Intealth™, today announced the launch of the Eastern Africa FAIMER Regional Institute (EAFRI) in partnership with Makerere University College of Health Sciences in Kampala, Uganda, and Mbarara University of Science and Technology in Mbarara, Uganda. Fellowships with the new Institute will


The Milken Institute and the Motsepe Foundation today announced the winners of the Milken-Motsepe Prize in AgriTech, the first of a series of multiyear, multimillion-dollar innovation competitions and programs to advance technological progress toward the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The prizes were awarded at the Milken Institute Global Conference in Los Angeles, California. Watch The Milken-Motsepe Prize in AgriTech Award

Online Safety: Fund seeks applicants for grant awards

A new google.org-supported call for applications for the award of grants under its $1,000,000 Africa Online Safety Fund (AOSF) has been issued. Africa Online Safety Fund will be awarding grants to organisations throughout Africa, but will be focused on four primary countries, Kenya, Ghana, Nigeria and South Africa, that address one or more of the

Tanzania surpasses 50% Covid-19 Vaccination Coverage

By Henry Neondo Tanzania has maintained a sustained COVID-19 Vaccination rollout in recent months to surpass the milestone of fully vaccinating 50 percent of its total population. The remarkable increase from less than 10 percent coverage with a primary series in January 2022 is a result of continued efforts by the government and health stakeholders

More married and sexually active women turning to contraceptives

By Henry Neondo Use of contraceptives has sharply risen in Africa than ever before and this is mostly among married but sexually active women, a report by FP2030 reveals. The latest FP2030 Measurement Report took a deep dive into 15 African countries, namely Benin, Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, Guinea, Madagascar, Mali, Mauritania, Mozambique, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda,

Africa CDC launches mental health strategy  

The Africa Center for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) launched the Africa CDC Non-Communicable diseases and injuries prevention and control and mental health promotion strategy (2022-26). The strategy is informed by the need to enhance continental capacity to produce and apply contextually relevant research for Africa-led mental health priorities. The strategy was launched during