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The United Republic of Tanzania is gearing up to host the Commonwealth Law Ministers Meeting in Zanzibar on March 4, 2024, according to a statement from the Commonwealth Secretary-General, the Rt Hon Patricia Scotland KC.
Held biennially, this significant gathering brings together ministers and attorneys-general from the 56 Commonwealth countries, united by a shared legal tradition. The theme for this year’s meeting is ‘Technology and Innovation: How digitalisation paves the way for the development of people-centred access to justice.’
Read the original article here: https://www.arise.tv/tanzania-to-host-commonwealth-law-ministers-meeting/
Kenya introduces a groundbreaking Commitment Plan designed to eliminate the ‘Triple Threat’ of new HIV infections, gender-based violence (GBV), and teenage pregnancy over the next three years. Health Cabinet Secretary Nakhumicha S. Wafula made this significant announcement after the Women Leadership Summit in Bungoma.
The government is committed to empowering technical personnel and administrative officers with the essential skills and information required to effectively address these urgent challenges. This comprehensive approach reflects Kenya’s dedication to creating a healthier and safer environment for its citizens, with a targeted goal of achieving significant progress by 2027.
Read the original article here: https://www.africa-newsroom.com/press/kenya-launches-ambitious-plan-to-end-triple-threat-by-2027?lang=en
In a significant diplomatic move, Foreign Minister Shirley Botchwey’s visit to Lusaka has laid the foundation for enhanced cooperation between Ghana and Zambia. The Foreign Minister was warmly received by President Hakainde Hichilema, and their discussions emphasized the crucial role of trade and investment in fostering economic stability and development.
President Hichilema expressed the importance of economic stability for political stability during the meeting at the State House in Lusaka, highlighting the shared commitment to mutual growth. During her visit, Minister Botchwey engaged in a milestone moment by signing two Memoranda of Understanding (MoU) alongside her acting Zambian counterpart, Mulambo Haimbe. The first MoU outlines comprehensive mechanisms to promote commercial, economic, cultural, technical, scientific, and political cooperation between the two nations. The second MoU underscores collaboration in defence matters, encompassing training and development initiatives.
As both countries prioritise economic stability through diplomatic collaboration, the agreements signed during this visit are poised to drive substantial benefits and further solidify the bond between Ghana and Zambia.
Read the original article here: https://www.myjoyonline.com/ghana-and-zambia-to-boost-cooperation-trade-and-investment/
Bangladesh’s economy is showing its potential through these mega projects. Government officials and experts say that if these Mega Projects can be implemented, Bangladesh’s status in the world court will increase.
Pakistan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka are all near neighbours in South Asia, orbiting around the influence of India. All four share common ties both in terms of their history with the United Kingdom and through more recent ties through membership of the SAARC trade bloc.
Dr. Hasan discusses the COVID pandemic and the Commonwealth’s part in the global recovery effort, especially vaccine equity and sharing of technology, via platforms like the ACT Accelerator, CPA, and CHPA.
Empowering Travel for All: A Fireside Chat with Snowball Community Founder Simon Sansome | Webinar Recording
The webinar was a fireside chat with Simon Sansome, founder of Snowball Community, a global disability app that aims to make travel more inclusive.
Delve into the captivating world of Ghana, a vibrant nation at the heart of West Africa that proffers a myriad of opportunities for investors, businesses and partners.
Discover the thriving entrepreneurial landscape of Bangladesh through this insightful webinar, focusing on the aviation sector and digital startup ecosystem.