Entries by Dr. Charles Edwards

Africa: New Initiative to Boost Women Entrepreneurs

Connecting sustainable development to investments in women is critical. By Ivan R. Mugisha The International Trade Centre (ITC) has launched a new initiative expected to push for increased participation of women entrepreneurs in public procurement. The initiative is hoped will cut down on the dominance of men, who, participants at the Roundtable of the Global […]

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Ethiopia: First Ethiopian Science Museum Opens in Addis

Great development here, hopefully this museum will also focus on the amazing history of science and technology in East Africa. The first Science Museum of Ethiopia, which is said to help promoting science and research in the country, has been opened Monday at the Addis Ababa Science and Technology University.

A Shared Challenge Requires Collective Action

“A collective effort is required to address a challenge that is collectively shared”. We await the outcome(s) of the AU’s Summit on Terrorism. See article below: Africa: Kenya to Host AU Summit On Terrorism By Joseph Muraya Nairobi — Kenya will host the Africa Union Peace and Security Council Summit on Terrorism, to be attended […]

Call for Action

“A crisis in the global village needs urgent global response” Interesting article; a cause  for concern: Africa: How Africa is Losing the Ebola Battle ANALYSIS By Amadou Mahtar Ba A combination of fear of the Ebola virus, weak public infrastructures in three of the world’s poorest countries, and a slow response by the international public […]