The 6th Africa Water Week (AWW) has opened in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania with a focus on achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) on Water Security and Sanitation. Africa Water Week is a biennial Meeting convened by the African Ministers Council on Water (AMCOW) in collaboration with the African Union Commission and other development partners. It is designed to discuss and collectively seek solutions to Africa’s Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) Challenges.
In a quick revisit to the challenges on road safety in Tanzania one can draw a special attention in the end of March 2013 during the debate at the British Council that was organized the by the Policy Forum an umbrella body of Non Governmental Organisations (NGOs). It was established during the presentation by a medical doctor Omary Ubuguyo, when he said that apart from alcoholism and drug abuse another major cause of accidents is the fact that a good number of drivers are incompetent to drive motor vehicles on medical grounds.
Recently the Tanzanian Ambassador to China H.E. Abdulrahaman A. Shimbo held an exclusive interview with media representatives of three media outlets, namely Shout-Africa-Com, and other two media outlets from China the Jiangsu Broadcasting Corporation (JSBC), and the Xinhua Daily News (XDN) following are excerpts from the interview.
A Chinese academician Prof Prof. Li Anshan has called for diplomatic adversaries to his country to revisit the long history of unshaken diplomatic ties and people to people co-operation between Africa and its China counterpart. The call was part of the message to the ‘world’ by a distinguished historian and Chinese scholar in African studies Prof. Li Anshan when lecturing a team of 20 African journalists who are visiting China for a span of ten months after being hosted by the China –Africa Press Centre (CAPC), in Beijing.
Youngsters in the African continent have condemned excessive use of force against them whenever they champion movements for their rights. The call could be identified as the most underlined statement during the two days preparatory workshop at the Coral Beach Hotel in Dar es Salaam Tanzania.