Kenya, along with the other Eastern African countries has been encouraged to prioritise the creative economy and creative industries in their national development strategies. The creative sector has the potential to create jobs and trade opportunities as well as spur innovation for the bulging youth population; this was noted by several researchers, economists and experts in different fields.
Hivos and its partners will be out in force at the International AIDS Conference in Durban, South Africa from 18 to 22 July. The theme of the conference is “Access Equity Rights Now”. It will bring together more than 20,000 experts, policy-makers and activists from all over the world working in the field of HIV and AIDS prevention, treatment and advocacy.