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EAC Business Women set to reap benefits from Moringa Sector

East African Community ,Arusha ,Tanzania, 27th November, 2020: The East African Women in Business Platform (EAWiBP), in collaboration with the EAC Secretariat, and financial support from the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH through the Intra-Regional Trade Facility Initiative (IRTF), successfully launched the project Value Addition for Increased Market Access in the Moringa Sector in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

The 25th to 27th November, 2020 training workshop included women in the moringa value chain from Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda on branding, packaging, and standard certification.  

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Retired Tanzania President Jakaya Kikwete urges youth in Eastern Africa to sieze the moment and show leadership

East African Community ,Arusha ,Tanzania, 23rd November, 2020: Retired Tanzanian President Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete has called upon the youth in the region to seize the moment and show leadership in politics, business sector, sports and the arts among other fields.  

President Kikwete said that digital age has made today’s youth a more lucky generation than any other saying that technology and information had made it possible for them to undertake tasks from anywhere including holding virtual meetings. 

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10,000 young East Africans to gather for the 2020 Youth Leadership Summit

H.E Jakaya Kikwete expected to grace the Summit

Arusha. Tanzania, November 12, 2020: Ten thousand young people from across the six East African Community Partner States will next week gather at the EAC headquarters in Arusha and six capitals in the region to discuss issues pertinent to the regional development agenda.

The 23rd to 27th November, 2020 event dubbed the YouLead Summit, is East Africa’s flagship Youth Leadership Development Program seeking to unlock youth leadership potential for a prosperous region. It is hosted by the East African Community (EAC) and MS Training Centre for Development Cooperation (MS TCDC) in Arusha, Tanzania.

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EAC Launches 50 Million African Women Speak Networking Platform in Rwanda

East African Community Headquarters, Arusha, Tanzania, 15th October, 2020: As part of the International Rural Women’s Day celebration, on 15th October 2020; the Rwandan government in partnership with the East African Community launched the 50 Million African Women Speak Project Networking Platform in Musanze, Northern Rwanda.

The online platform is intended to support women empowerment initiatives by providing African Women Entrepreneurs with access to critical information on financial and non-financial services as well as provide opportunities for business networks among African Women Entrepreneurs.

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EAC Launches 50 Million African Women Speak Networking Platform in Tanzania

East African Community Headquarters, Arusha, Tanzania, 28th August, 2020: The East African Community has kicked-off national launches of the 50 Million African Women Speak Networking Platform (50MAWS), a digital platform aimed at empowering millions of women in Africa to start, grow and scale up their businesses.

Gracing the national launch for the United Republic of Tanzania at the Karimjee Hall, in Dar es Salaam, Hon. Ummy Mwalimu, Minister of Minister of Health, Community Development, Gender, Seniors and Children, said the government of Tanzania has received the project, and was happy to embrace the initiative to further enable women to connect, network and transact business.

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