Sunday , June 16 2024


Africa’s obsolete weather forecasting gets a revamp

Europe’s satellite agency to strengthen cooperation with continent’s Meteorologists ANALYSIS | RONALD MUSOKE | The African Union Commission and the European Meteorological Satellite Agency (EUMETSAT), have signed a memorandum of understanding to strengthen their cooperation on earth observation. The agreement opens the way for African environmental and meteorological services to access …

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Africa’s bold pledge: Leaders commit to triple continent’s fertilizer usage by 2034

Africa holds 60% of world’s arable land but struggles with crop productivity Nairobi, Kenya | RONALD MUSOKE | In a bid to eradicate persistent hunger across the continent, African leaders who met recently in Nairobi, pledged to increase domestic production and distribution of high-quality fertilizers by threefold within the next ten …

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NGOs return to Internal Affairs

Security fears behind closer scrutiny of Uganda’s civil society Kampala, Uganda | RONALD MUSOKE | On April 24, the 11th Parliament passed the NGO Amendment Bill, 2024 following several weeks of scrutiny. Among its new provisions is the return of the NGO Bureau back to the Ministry of Internal Affairs. Under …

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Moderna halts planned vaccine plant in Kenya

Move perpetuates inequity that characterised the response to the Covid–19 pandemic, say disappointed Africa CDC ANALYSIS | RONALD MUSOKE | The African Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC), says it is “disappointed” with Moderna’s decision to halt its plan of building a vaccine manufacturing plant in Kenya. Moderna’s announcement …

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China needs to align investments with Africa’s energy transition goals – new study

China should focus more on availing  more capital for African electrification projects and renewable energy technologies ANALYSIS | RONALD MUSOKE | China should now focus its economic engagement with Africa towards supporting the continent’s energy access and energy transition objectives, recommends a new study by Boston University’s Global Development Policy Centre …

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