Africa: UN General Assembly – 5 Big Summits to Watch

It’s that time again, when the eyes of the world turn to New York, as world leaders fly into the city to take part in the General Debate that marks the opening of the latest session of the UN General Assembly, or UNGA. 1 Climate Action Alongside the customary speeches from heads of state, five important high-level summits and meetings will be taking place, covering many of the key issues facing today’s world. UN chief António Guterres has made the fight against the climate crisis one of his top priorities: by convening…

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Kenya: Excitement As Rare ‘Blacker’ Zebra Spotted in Maasai Mara

A photographer at a camp in the Maasai Mara Game Reserve was in for a surprise when he came across an incredibly rare, “blacker” newly born Zebra. Mr Antony Tira – A renowned tour guide-cum photographer – at Matira bush camp, spotted and photographed the black dotted foul and posted it on the camp’s Facebook page attracting a lot of social media attention. “At first I thought it was a zebra that had been captured and painted or marked for purposes of migration. I was confused when I first saw…

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Rwanda: Government Pledges Support to Young Innovators in Aviation

The Government has pledged to improve the aviation infrastructure to facilitate innovation in the sector, especially from young Rwandans. The pledge was made by Amb. Claver Gatete, the Minister for Infrastructure, yesterday at the celebration of the 75th anniversary of the Chicago Convention, and at the same time celebrating the use of drones in delivering healthcare services in Rwanda. The event was held in Muhanga District. Gatete challenged the Rwandan youth to be more innovative in terms of commercializing drone technology. The Chicago Convention established the International Civil Aviation Organisation…

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