Source: U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) |

USAID Administrator Mark Green's remarks on Prosper Africa at the Corporate Council on Africa Conference

Sixty percent of Africans are under 25, and a decade from now there will be about 320 million Africans between the ages of 15 and 24

Thank you for that kind introduction, and thank you for your great leadership.  And a special thanks to Florie Liser, President of the Corporate Council on Africa for inviting me to join you today.  As many of you know, I served as America's Ambassador to Tanzania, Mozambique's beautiful neighbor to…

Source: WHO Regional Office for Africa |

WHO welcomes Egypt’s support to 14 African countries in their fight against hepatitis C

Every year, more than 200 000 people in the WHO African Region are dying from complications of viral hepatitis B- and hepatitis C-related liver disease, including cirrhosis and liver cancer

Egypt has announced that it would be providing hepatitis C testing and treatment for one million peo-ple in 14 African countries. Speaking at the opening of the African Hepatitis Summit 2019, currently underway in Kampala, Uganda, HE Dr Hala Zaid, the Egyptian Minister of Health and Population, stated that the…

African Development Bank Group (AfDB)
Source: African Development Bank Group (AfDB) |

Central Africa could be the continent’s rising star, thanks to the African Continental Free Trade Area

Central Africa’s real income could increase by as much as 7% in one of the scenarios that researchers describe in the 2019 African Economic Outlook

Central Africa stands to benefit the most from the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA), data from the African Development Bank (www.AfDB.org) shows. Hanan Morsy, Director of Research at the Bank, revealed the findings at the launch of one of the Bank’s flagship reports in Malabo, where the African Development…

Source: Anjarwalla & Khanna (A&K) Tanzania |

ATZ Law Chambers Rebrands to Anjarwalla & Khanna (A&K) Tanzania, Expands Leadership Team

The firm’s core leadership team will now include Partner, Geofrey Dimoso and Director, Shemane Amin who joined in April and February respectively

We wish to notify you that Anjarwalla & Khanna (A&K) Tanzania has taken over the practice of ATZ Law Chambers. The firm’s core leadership team will now include Partner, Geofrey Dimoso and Director, Shemane Amin who joined in April and February respectively. Driven by the firm’s vision to complement its…

PayU
Source: PayU |

PayU launches operations in Kenya to enable global organisations seamless access to East African markets

The countries with the highest economic growth include Rwanda, Kenya and Tanzania, with the service sector the primary driver of growth for the latter two

Economic growth in the East Africa region is estimated to remain at a steady 5.9% in 2019, a significantly higher percentage than North Africa at 4.9% and Southern Africa at 1.2%, according to the African Development Bank (http://bit.ly/2MBOn3L). The countries with the highest economic growth include Rwanda, Kenya and Tanzania, with…

Marriott International, Inc.
Source: Marriott International, Inc. |

Marriott International opens Second Four Points by Sheraton in Tanzania

The 174 room Four Points by Sheraton Dar es Salaam, New Africa Hotel, features spacious and contemporary rooms including suites

POINT 1: Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) (www.Marriott.com) today announced the opening of its second Four Points by Sheraton (Four-Points.Marriott.com) hotel in Tanzania, Four Points by Sheraton Dar es Salaam, New Africa Hotel. The original New Africa Hotel was built as the official residence of Kaiser Wilhelm II in 1896. It…

Source: Office of the Special Envoy of the United Nations Secretary-General for the Great Lakes region (OSESG-GL) |

Meeting of the Chiefs of Intelligence and Security Services of Burundi, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Rwanda, Uganda and the United Republic of Tanzania

Meeting took place further to the decision by the 9th Summit of the Regional Oversight Mechanism of the Peace, Security and Cooperation (PSC) Framework

1. Under the auspices of His Excellency, Mr. Felix Antoine TSHISEKEDI TSHILOMBO, President of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Head of State, the National Oversight Mechanism (NOM) of the Peace, Security and Cooperation Framework for the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and the region (“PSC Framework”) convened…

Source: Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) |

FAO The United Republic of Tanzania Resilience Strategy, 2018-2022

The FAO of the United Nations has developed a four-year strategy with the objective of enhancing the resilience of agriculture-based livelihoods

Agriculture is the backbone of the economy in the United Republic of Tanzania. The sector contributes to about 30 percent of the gross domestic product, while supporting about 80 percent of rural livelihoods and producing about 95 percent of the country’s food requirements. However, small-scale production, which engages the majority…

Deutsche Post DHL
Source: Deutsche Post DHL |

DHL rolls out e-commerce platform to more African markets following initial success

Platform has been rolled out to nine more countries across Sub Saharan Africa

DHL Africa eShop sees impressive growth in first seven weeks; Platform has been rolled out to nine more countries across Sub Saharan Africa; Growing demand for online retail service fuels further growth. Following the success of the DHL Africa eShop (www.Africa-eShop.DHL) app in 11 countries across Sub Saharan Africa, DHL…

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From philanthropy to profit: how clean energy is kickstarting sustainable development in east Africa

A new UN-backed clean energy initiative looks set to change the outlook for Namacurra

Until recently, Namacurra district, in the Zambezia province of Mozambique, some 1,500 km from the capital Maputo, did not have any basic services – such as schools, health centres, or even energy – connecting the region to the electricity grid would be extremely time-consuming, and costly. But a new UN-backed clean…