Sunday, November 27, 2022
United Nations (UN) Committee against Torture publishes findings on Australia, Chad, El Salvador, Malawi, Nicaragua, Somalia and Uganda

United Nations (UN) Committee against Torture publishes findings on Australia, Chad, El Salvador, Malawi,...

The UN Committee against Torture (CAT) on Friday issued its findings on Australia, Chad, El Salvador, Malawi, Somalia and Uganda after reviewing the States parties in the latest session, as well as the final version of...
Statement on increasing financing and investment to end violence against women and girls to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in South Sudan

Statement on increasing financing and investment to end violence against women and girls to...

On the launch of the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence, we recommit to achieving a world where women and girls enjoy their full range of rights, reach their full potential, and live...
The Government of Ethiopia Continues to Deliver Humanitarian Assistance to People in Tigray Region

The Government of Ethiopia Continues to Deliver Humanitarian Assistance to People in Tigray Region

The Ethiopian Disaster and Risk Management Commission has begun delivering food assistance in different areas of the Tigray region. Medicine and related items have been delivered to Shire Town in three rounds. These deliveries...
Humanitarian Coordinator in South Sudan raises alarm on projected increase of people’s humanitarian needs

Humanitarian Coordinator in South Sudan raises alarm on projected increase of people’s humanitarian needs

“Something has to change in South Sudan because the number of people in need continues to rise every year and the resources continue to decrease.” This stated the Humanitarian Coordinator in South Sudan, Ms....
One integrated network for all your needs in production (By Zhang Ying)

One integrated network for all your needs in production (By Zhang Ying)

By Zhang Ying, Director of Southern Africa Enterprise Energy Key Account Dept, Huawei (www.Huawei.com) Technology has become one of the key strategic enablers of competitive advantage, which is no different in the oil and gas...
Statement on increasing financing and investment to end violence against women and girls to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in South Sudan

Government of Uganda with support from United Nations (UN) Women Uganda launches 16 Days...

The launch created awareness of the continued prevalence of violence and clarified the urgent need to end all forms of violence against women. The remarks shared highlighted the urgency behind this work, as donors...
European Union funding helps millions access food as conflict engulfs Eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo

European Union funding helps millions access food as conflict engulfs Eastern Democratic Republic of...

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has reached some 1.2 million vulnerable people with US$ 17.5 million cash assistance in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) this year thanks in part to...
Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Commission and the Diplomatic Corps Resolve to Promote Inclusive and Peaceful Transitional Process in West Africa

Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Commission and the Diplomatic Corps Resolve to...

The ECOWAS Commission and Political Officers/Military Advisors of the Diplomatic Corps have resolved to continue to promote inclusive and peaceful transitional process in West Africa. This came to the fore during the briefing of the...
United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) warns rising tide of hunger, insecurity, and underfunding worsening gender-based violence risks

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) warns rising tide of hunger, insecurity, and...

Worsening socio-economic conditions, new and ongoing conflicts and humanitarian funding shortfalls are increasing the risk of gender-based violence for forcibly displaced women and girls, UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is warning today. “A toxic mix...
Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Commission and the Diplomatic Corps Resolve to Promote Inclusive and Peaceful Transitional Process in West Africa

Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Joint National Mining and Hydrocarbons Experts reviewed...

The joint meeting of National Mining and Hydrocarbons Experts from ECOWAS Member States held in Dakar, Senegal, November 23rd and 24th November, 2022 to review some Community texts relating to the petroleum and mining Sectors. While welcoming...
Operation across Africa identifies cyber-criminals and at-risk online infrastructure

Operation across Africa identifies cyber-criminals and at-risk online infrastructure

Law enforcement officials from 27 INTERPOL countries joined forces in the Africa Cyber Surge Operation to counter cybercrime across the continent. Against the backdrop of the huge financial losses suffered by companies, businesses and individuals,...
Working with communities to curb cholera in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Working with communities to curb cholera in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

More than 14 African countries have reported cholera cases since January 2022. In the Democratic Republic of the Congo, this acute diarrhoeal disease is endemic in several provinces. Since the beginning of the year,...
<div>Ethiopian Emergency Medical Teams' first deployment provides support to drought-affected areas</div>

Ethiopian Emergency Medical Teams’ first deployment provides support to drought-affected areas

In April 2021, the World Health Organization (WHO) Regional Emergency Medical Teams (EMT) Training Centre was officially inaugurated by Dr Matshidiso Moeti WHO Regional Director for Africa, and Honorable Dr Lia Tadesse Minister of...
New report by African Development Bank, partners finds that 37 African countries have industrialized in last decade

New report by African Development Bank, partners finds that 37 African countries have industrialized...

Thirty-seven of 52 African countries have become more industrialized over the past eleven years, according to a new report from the African Development Bank (www.AfDB.org), the African Union and the United Nations Industrial Development...
Exploring African agribusiness export potential with China

Exploring African agribusiness export potential with China

Chinese demand for agricultural products from Africa continues to grow, such as for coffee, nuts, vegetables, processed food and beverages. The International Trade Centre report, Enhancing Africa’s Agricultural Exports to China, outlines export potential for eight countries:...
6th edition of the African Forum of Territorial Managers and Training Institutes targeting Local Governments (FAMI 6 2022) in Agadir

6th edition of the African Forum of Territorial Managers and Training Institutes targeting Local...

From 28 November to 03 December 2022, United Cities and Local Governments of Africa (UCLG Africa) (http://www.UCLGA.org), through its African Local Government Academy (ALGA) and its Partners, are organizing the 6th edition of the...
The 7th Regional Forum of the Union for the Mediterranean: Mr. Bourita says that the Crises in the Mediterranean Require Structural Responses Based on an operational approach

The 7th Regional Forum of the Union for the Mediterranean: Mr. Bourita says that...

The Minister of Foreign Affairs, African Cooperation and Moroccan Expatriates, Mr. Nasser Bourita, said at the 7th Regional Forum of the Union for the Mediterranean, on November 24, 2022 in Barcelona that the crises...
The 7th Regional Forum of the Union for the Mediterranean: Mr. Bourita says that the Crises in the Mediterranean Require Structural Responses Based on an operational approach

Kick-Off of the First Regional Meeting for the Development of an Implementation Plan of...

The first regional meeting for the development of an implementation plan of the Arab regional strategy to fight terrorism, approved in March 2022 by the Council of Arab Ministers of Interior, kicked-off, on November...
South Africa: President lays foundation for new partnership with United Kingdom

South Africa: President lays foundation for new partnership with United Kingdom

President Cyril Ramaphosa has concluded his State Visit to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Island, where he championed a new partnership between British capital and technology and South African opportunity and...
The Economic, Social and Cultural Council (ECOSOCC) convenes annual Civil Society Organizations (CSO) meeting on the state of peace and security in Africa: Sharing experiences and lessons learned

The Economic, Social and Cultural Council (ECOSOCC) convenes annual Civil Society Organizations (CSO) meeting...

The Economic, Social and Cultural Council (ECOSOCC), from November 16-18, held an African Civil Society Organizations’ (CSOs) meeting on the sharing of experiences and lessons learnt in the field of peace and security; and to...
Stop the crisis of violence against women and girls: stand in solidarity and say “enough”

Stop the crisis of violence against women and girls: stand in solidarity and say...

With the global population recently reaching 8 billion, we can celebrate many signs of human progress. Better health and longer lives brought us to this point. Yet a sobering reality is how uneven progress...
Embassy Of Nigeria Honours Re-Elected Nigerians in Diaspora Organisation Europe (NIDO-Europe) Executive Council (EXCO) Members

Embassy Of Nigeria Honours Re-Elected Nigerians in Diaspora Organisation Europe (NIDO-Europe) Executive Council (EXCO)...

On 23rd November, 2022 the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Nigeria in Moscow, the Russian Federation, held a reception in honour of Dr. Bashir Obasekola and Mr. Rex Essenowo, both of whom were re-elected...
Xi Jinping Exchanges Messages of Congratulations with President of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) Felix Tshisekedi on 50th Anniversary of Normalization of China-DRC Diplomatic Relations

Xi Jinping Exchanges Messages of Congratulations with President of the Democratic Republic of the...

On November 24, 2022, President Xi Jinping exchanged messages of congratulations with President of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) Felix Tshisekedi on the 50th anniversary of the normalization of diplomatic relations between...
16 Days of Activism: United Nations (UN) in Somalia Calls for Greater Protection for Women and Girls During the Humanitarian Crisis

16 Days of Activism: United Nations (UN) in Somalia Calls for Greater Protection for...

At the start of the global 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence, the United Nations in Somalia calls for a redoubling of efforts to prevent and address violence against women and girls. “The ongoing humanitarian...
Uganda: Parliament resolution on rustling takes shape as army deploys 11,400

Uganda: Parliament resolution on rustling takes shape as army deploys 11,400

The Uganda Peoples’ Defence Force (UPDF) has made robust deployments by enhancing troop levels in each district of the Karamoja sub-region to curb cattle rustling. This follows a resolution of Parliament urging government to immediately...
Strong Recommendation for Pyronaridine-Artesunate in Revised World Health Organization (WHO) Malaria Treatment Guidelines

Strong Recommendation for Pyronaridine-Artesunate in Revised World Health Organization (WHO) Malaria Treatment Guidelines

MMV (http://www.MMV.org) and Shin Poong Pharm. Co., Ltd. welcome the formal inclusion of Pyramax® (pyronaridine-artesunate) in the World Health Organization’s (WHO) Guidelines for Malaria (http://bit.ly/3EZSJep) following an extensive review process. The WHO’s Guidelines for the...
Tunisian Prime Minister praises United Arab Emirates (UAE) participation in Francophone Summit

Tunisian Prime Minister praises United Arab Emirates (UAE) participation in Francophone Summit

Her Excellency Najla Bouden, Prime Minister of Tunisia, praised the UAE's participation in the Francophone Summit hosted on the Tunisian island of Djerba from 18-20 November. Her Excellency Bouden commended the UAE Pavilion in the...
<div>Libyan Speaker of House of Representatives Meets Qatar's Ambassador</div>

Libyan Speaker of House of Representatives Meets Qatar’s Ambassador

HE Speaker of the House of Representatives of the sisterly State of Libya Aguila Saleh met on Thursday with HE Ambassador of the State of Qatar to Libya Khalid Mohammed bin Zabin Al Dosari. The...
Foreign Minister highlights position of Africa in Iran’s foreign policy

Foreign Minister highlights position of Africa in Iran’s foreign policy

Amir Abdollahian made the remarks in a phone call with Namibian Minister of International Relations and Cooperation Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah. He expressed his satisfaction with the good relations between the two countries and welcomed developing cooperation...
Exploring African agribusiness export potential with China

Made-in-Guinea: Improving market access for shea butter

The multi-billion-dollar cosmetics and skincare industries prize shea butter as a natural moisturizer. But the women who harvest shea nuts across West Africa can’t afford to buy the products that result from their labour. To...
The 7th Regional Forum of the Union for the Mediterranean: Mr. Bourita says that the Crises in the Mediterranean Require Structural Responses Based on an operational approach

Minister of Foreign Affairs Nasser Bourita Holds Talks with His Spanish Counterpart in Barcelona

The Minister of Foreign Affairs, African Cooperation and Moroccan Expatriates, Mr. Nasser Bourita, held talks, on November 24, 2022 in Barcelona, with his Spanish counterpart, Mr. José Manuel Albares, within the framework of the...
Guinea: Bringing care closer to eliminate cervical cancer

Guinea: Bringing care closer to eliminate cervical cancer

For several years many women across Guinea lacked access to screening services for cervical cancer—the most common cancer among women—especially in remote areas. A concerted push by the health authorities to integrate cervical cancer...
Eritrea: Training in financial and material management

Eritrea: Training in financial and material management

The Ministry of Health organized capacity upgrading training to its members focusing on financial and material management. The training that was provided from 15 to 23 November and that was attended by 130 employees of...
Stakeholders in The Gambia review of the draft new legal and regulatory framework to govern the digital economy in West Africa

Stakeholders in The Gambia review of the draft new legal and regulatory framework to...

Stakeholders in the digital economy ecosystem in The Gambia gathered in Banjul, The Gambia, in the presence of the ECOWAS Commission, from 15th to 17th November 2022 for a national consultation on the draft new legal...
Eritrea: Training in financial and material management

Eritrea: Elections of area administrators and managing directors

Elections of area administrators and managing directors was conducted in the 13 area administrations in Barentu sub-zone. At the elections that were conducted in the administrative areas of Amta, Asheti, Dase, Shakat, Sisima, Sosona, Barme-Anagulu,...
President El-Sisi Meets with Suez Canal Authority (SCA) Chairman

President El-Sisi Meets with Suez Canal Authority (SCA) Chairman

President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi met today with Chairman and Managing Director of the Suez Canal Authority (SCA) Admiral Osama Mounier Mohamed Rabie. The Spokesman for the Egyptian Presidency stated that the meeting discussed the efforts...
<div>African Energy Chamber (AEC) to Attend 5th Edition of the Congo International Conference & Exhibition on Hydrocarbons in Congo</div>

African Energy Chamber (AEC) to Attend 5th Edition of the Congo International Conference &...

As the voice of the African energy sector, the African Energy Chamber (AEC) (www.EnergyChamber.org) is committed to facilitating new investment across Africa’s entire energy landscape while promoting the role natural gas and sustainable hydrocarbon...
Maletsunyane Braai Festival Boosts Tourism Sector- Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

Maletsunyane Braai Festival Boosts Tourism Sector- Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

Maletsunyane Braai Festival contributes towards the development of the tourism sector in the country and creates employment, particularly for communities based in the area. This was stated by Lesotho Tourism Development Corporation (LTDC) Chief Executive...
<div>Angola Oil & Gas (AOG) 2022 to Unlock Angola’s Renewable Energy Market Potential</div>

Angola Oil & Gas (AOG) 2022 to Unlock Angola’s Renewable Energy Market Potential

The 2022 edition of the Angola Oil & Gas (AOG) (https://bit.ly/3tXSCcN) conference and exhibition – Angola’s premier event for the energy sector which runs from November 29 – December 01 in Luanda – will host...
<div>Nigeria, Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO), United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)'s girls’ education programme sends an additional 1.5 million girls to school in northern Nigeria</div>

Nigeria, Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO), United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)’s girls’ education...

In response to the low levels of participation of girls in schooling, the Federal Ministry of Education, the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO) of the UK, and UNICEF implemented the Girls’ Education Programme...
<div>Xcalibur Multiphysics Vice President Alessandro Colla to Discuss Geophysical Solutions at Angola Oil & Gas (AOG) 2022</div>

Xcalibur Multiphysics Vice President Alessandro Colla to Discuss Geophysical Solutions at Angola Oil &...

Energy Capital&Power (ECP) (https://EnergyCapitalPower.com) is proud to announce that Alessandro Colla, Vice President of airborne and marine geophysical solutions company, Xcalibur Multiphysics, will attend and participate as a speaker during the third edition of the Angola...
<div>Xcalibur Multiphysics Vice President Alessandro Colla to Discuss Geophysical Solutions at Angola Oil & Gas (AOG) 2022</div>

Ministerial Panel to Kickstart Angola Oil & Gas (AOG) 2022 Discussions in Luanda

Regional energy ministers to discuss current and future trends across the African oil and gas sector in a high-level ministerial panel at AOG 2022. Under the theme, ‘Promoting an Inclusive, Attractive and Innovative Oil and...
Africa Data Centres provides colocation for the first Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) Managed Root Server in Africa

Africa Data Centres provides colocation for the first Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and...

IMRS cluster deployment is intended by ICANN to assist Internet users in Africa to have faster access to services on the Internet; Africa Data Centres (https://www.AfricaDataCentres.com/) has been selected as the host of the IMRS...
<div>Xcalibur Multiphysics Vice President Alessandro Colla to Discuss Geophysical Solutions at Angola Oil & Gas (AOG) 2022</div>

Angola’s Minister of Energy and Water to Deliver Keynote at Angola Oil & Gas...

As a key player in the African energy sector and a champion for the development of Angola’s renewable energy space, Energy Capital&Power (ECP) (https://EnergyCapitalPower.com) is proud to announce the participation of Angola’s Minister of...
Top diplomats of Iran, Namibia discuss bilateral relations

Top diplomats of Iran, Namibia discuss bilateral relations

Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian held a phone conversation with Namibia’s Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah to discuss some international issues and the expansion of bilateral cooperation in the...
Sudan: Conflict in Shamal Jabal Marrah, Central Darfur

Sudan: Conflict in Shamal Jabal Marrah, Central Darfur

Clashes between two factions of the Sudan Liberation Army – Abdel Wahid (SLA/AW) started on 19 November 2022 in the Umu and Arshin areas of Shamal Jabal Marrah locality, Central Darfur State. The fighting...
<div>Libyan Speaker of House of Representatives Meets Qatar's Ambassador</div>

Somali Prime Minister Meets Qatar’s Ambassador

HE Prime Minister of the sisterly Federal Republic of Somalia Hamza Abdi Barre, met with HE Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the State of Qatar to Somalia Dr. Abdullah bin Salem Al Nuaimi. Bilateral cooperation...
Ethiopia: Survivors of sexual violence deserve justice and accountability

Ethiopia: Survivors of sexual violence deserve justice and accountability

On the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women and the beginning of 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence, Amnesty International is reiterating its call to mediators in the ongoing peace...
Xi, Democratic Republic (DR) Congo president exchange congratulations on 50th anniversary of normalization of China-Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) diplomatic ties

Xi, Democratic Republic (DR) Congo president exchange congratulations on 50th anniversary of normalization of...

Chinese President Xi Jinping and President of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) Felix Tshisekedi on Thursday exchanged congratulations over the 50th anniversary of the normalization of bilateral diplomatic relations. Xi pointed out in...
Liberia: African Development Bank Group approves .12 million financing for Emergency Food Production Program

Liberia: African Development Bank Group approves $5.12 million financing for Emergency Food Production Program

The Board of directors of the African Development Bank Group (www.AfDB.org) has approved financing for the Emergency Food Production Program in Liberia (http://bit.ly/3gu1AM3). This paves the way for the government to support farmers as they increase...