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Ms. Alice Wairimu Nderitu speaking to an audience

Reject genocide deniers and war criminals

Prevention of genocide and other atrocities must be brought to the community level
Parrotfish in seagrass, in the waters off Zanzibar, Tanzania.
Sustainable Development Goals

Ocean Decade: Blue economy presents vast opportunities for Africa

From fishing to oil and gas, to tourism, the possibilities are immense
Vanessa Nakate

‘You can’t have climate justice without gender equality’

— Vanessa Nakate, Ugandan climate activist.
Ambassador Mathu Joyini
Economic Development

Women must be at the centre of Africa’s transformative free trade area

As we celebrate Women’s Day this March, the Permanent Representative of South Africa to the UN Ambassador Mathu Joyini says Africa needs to be deliberate in creating opportunities for women.
An image of Wangari Maathai

‘The legacy of Wangari Maathai continues’

— says daughter Wanjira Mathai on Wangari Maathai Day and Africa Environment Day.
Woman gathering water in Somalia.
Climate Change

IPCC Report: Human-induced climate change causing widespread losses

‘We must take action now and adapt,’ says scientist Christopher Trisos, one of the authors of the latest IPCC report Climate Change 2022: Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability.
Portrait of Ms. Ingers Andersen

Seeking an ambitious global action to curb plastic pollution

An interview with Ms. Inger Andersen, Executive Director of the UN Environment Programme.
Economic Development

AfCFTA: Traders to have opportunities to scale up and expand their markets in 2022

Immediate priorities include finalising negotiations on rules of origin, providing a finance facility for SMEs and launching the African Trade Gateway digital platform.
Wamkele Mene, Secretary General, African Continental Free Trade Area  Secretariat (AfCFTA)
Economic Development

One year of free trading in Africa calls for celebration despite teething problems

Wamkele Mene, Secretary-General AfCFTA Secretariat, says significant progress expected in 2022.
Culture and Education

Using comedy to tell the African story

Top comedian, Daniel ‘Churchill’ Ndambuki’s organization - Laugh Industry – is providing a platform and job opportunities for young artists in East Africa, sees opportunities in the AfCFTA.