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Source: United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR) |

Inauguration of Tanzania’s ‘Emergency Operation and Communication Center’ Situation Room – a step to advancing ‘Early Warnings for All’

Working under the authority of the Prime Minister's Office, the EOCC Situation Room will work to combine real-time data on current and emerging risks with data on past disasters to issue timely forecasts and bulletins

On 14 June, Tanzania celebrated the inauguration of its first Emergency Operation and Communication Center (EOCC) Situation Room, which is also the first national situation room to be set up under the African Union's Africa Multi-Hazard Early Warning and Early Action System (AMHEWAS) Programme. The event marked a milestone in…

Source: Tanzania Rugby Union |

Empowering Coaches: Level 1 Rugby Coaching Course at The International French School in Dar Es Salaam

The two-day course was divided into two segments: classroom sessions and practical training on the pitch

Event: Level 1 Rugby Coaching Course  Venue: The International French School in Dar Es Salaam (The International French School)  Date: 5th to 6th June, 2024 From June 5th to 6th, 2024, The International French School in Dar Es Salaam hosted the Level 1 Rugby Coaching Course, a significant event aimed…

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Critical Minerals Africa (CMA) 2024 to Explore Translating Mineral Policy into Tangible Projects

The Critical Minerals Africa Summit will take place from 6–7 November in Cape Town

Global demand for critical minerals is projected to grow three-fold by 2040, highlighting a strategic opportunity for African producers to increase output and the development of untapped mineral deposits. A shift in focus by global players towards African projects has created an opportunity for the continent to leverage new and…

Source: African Development Bank Group (AfDB) |

REISSUE: 2024 Annual Meetings: African Development Bank President Outlines Gains of Historic 2023 Dakar 2 Summit

Bank will invest $2.9 billion to support the Country Food and Agriculture Delivery Compacts; appoints Special Envoys to fast-track implementation

Since the Dakar 2 Summit (https://apo-opa.co/4bBfGm1), six African countries have set up Presidential-level Councils to drive implementation of the Country Food and Agriculture Delivery Compacts agreed at the summit, while another twelve countries are at various stages of establishing their councils. Presidential Councils have taken off in Tanzania, Democratic Republic of…

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Tanzania: The World Health Organization (WHO) and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) hand over renovated isolation unit for early detection and prevention of public health outbreaks

The presence of this standardized unit at the point of entry is imperative by the International Health Regulations (IHR) obligations and recommendations

The World Health Organization (WHO) with funding from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), has handed over a refurbished infectious disease isolation unit in Mutukula (a Tanzania-Uganda border community) to the Ministry of Health in the Kagera Region. The utilization of this unit at the One-stop border point…

Source: Delegation of the European Union to the United Republic of Tanzania and the East African Community |

The European Union Brings Relief to Populations Affected by Flooding and Landslides in Tanzania

This new EU funding will support the Tanzania Red Cross Society in delivering urgently needed assistance, to scale up lifesaving and emergency relief to the most vulnerable

Following heavy rains associated with the El Niño phenomenon, which resulted in massive flooding and landslides in Tanzania, the European Union is providing TZS 276,974,500 (€100,000) in emergency humanitarian funding to assist the most affected households. The flooding and landslides have claimed many lives and destroyed thousands of homes. This…

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    • Merck Foundation Chief Executive Officer (CEO) & Malawi First Lady announce Malawian Winners of their Media Awards to break Infertility Stigma, Support Girl Education and Diabetes- Hypertension awareness
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Merck Foundation Chief Executive Officer (CEO) & Malawi First Lady announce Malawian Winners of their Media Awards to break Infertility Stigma, Support Girl Education and Diabetes- Hypertension awareness

The winners were announced and acknowledged by Senator, Dr. Rasha Kelej, CEO of Merck Foundation and President of “More Than a Mother” campaign

Merck Foundation (www.Merck-Foundation.com), the philanthropic arm of Merck KGaA Germany, in partnership with H.E. MONICA CHAKWERA, The First Lady of Malawi and Ambassador of Merck Foundation More Than a Mother, announced the Malawian winners of Merck Foundation Africa Media Recognition “More Than a Mother” Awards 2023 and “Diabetes and Hypertension”…

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Visit of State Minister for Foreign Affairs Tsuji to Austria, Tanzania and Rwanda

In Tanzania and Rwanda, State Minister Tsuji will exchange views with representatives of national governments to strengthen bilateral relations

From May 19 to 24, State Minister for Foreign Affairs TSUJI Kiyoto is scheduled to visit Austria, Tanzania and Rwanda. In Austria, State Minister Tsuji will participate in the International Conference on Nuclear Security organized by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) in Vienna, deliver a speech on behalf of…

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Saudi Arabia’s donation to boost World Food Programme (WFP) refugees response in Tanzania

The contribution of dates will enhance the nutritional value of WFP’s food assistance to vulnerable groups such as pregnant and breastfeeding women and hospital patients

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is pleased to announce a donation of 25 metric tons of nutritious dates from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia through the King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Centre (KSrelief) to support 200,000 refugees in Tanzania. The contribution of dates will enhance the nutritional…

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    • (L-R) Dr. Fatih Birol, Executive Director, International Energy Agency; Sierra Leone President Julius Maada Bio; United Republic of Tanzania President Dr. Samia Suluhu Hassan; Togolese Republic President Faure Gnassingbé; Norway Prime Minister Jonas Gahr Støre; Executive Vice President of European Green Deal, Interinstitutional Relations and Foresight Maroš Šefčovič; African Development Bank Group President Dr. Akinwumi A. Adesina
    • French President Emmanuel Macron gathered heads of state and international organizations at the Elysee to discuss the outcomes of the Summit on Clean Cooking in Africa
    • In a vibrant speech, Akinwumi Adesina, President of the African Development Bank Group, said it was time to end the spectacle of African women and girls hunched over carrying heavy loads, walking for miles every day, often in unsafe conditions, simply to be able to cook the family's daily meals
    • “To secure resources for clean cooking, this summit must call for an upcoming generous replenishment of the African Development Fund, which includes $12 billion for clean cooking,” urged Samia Suluhu Hassan, President of Tanzania
    • Norwegian Prime Minister Jonas Gahr Støre pledges $50 million for clean cooking in Africa
    • “This summit provided a firm commitment on an issue that has been ignored by too many people for too long,” said Fatih Birol, executive director of the International Energy Agency
    • Dan Jannik Jørgensen, Danish Minister for Development Cooperation and Global Climate Policy, welcomed the African Development Bank's initiative to create a dedicated clean cooking sub-programme under the Sustainable Energy Fund in Africa
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African Development Bank commits $2 billion as it leads the way at landmark summit for access to clean cooking in Africa

The Bank’s pledge of $200 million per year represents an important contribution to the $4 billion per year needed to allow African families to have access to clean cooking by 2030

President Macron praises the African Development Bank (www.AfDB.org) for its catalytical role; Access to clean cooking is about more than cooking, it is about dignity, says Adesina; Tanzania’s President Suluhu calls for generous replenishment of African Development Fund to guarantee resources for clean cooking for Africa’s low-income countries. The African…