Friday, January 27, 2023
The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA), an opportunity for Africa’s youth to accelerate trade and industrialization

The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA), an opportunity for Africa’s youth to accelerate...

The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) is an opportunity for young people to accelerate Africa’s industrialization and economic transformation through entrepreneurship, youths say, calling for an enabling policy framework. Through its Youth Protocol, the...
The Islamic Corporation for the Insurance of Investment and Export Credit (ICIEC) Signs Facultative Reinsurance Agreement with Uzbekinvest to Support Export Development

The Islamic Corporation for the Insurance of Investment and Export Credit (ICIEC) Signs Facultative...

The Islamic Corporation for the Insurance of Investment and Export Credit (ICIEC) (http://ICIEC.IsDB.org), the insurance arm of the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) Group, and Uzbekinvest Export-Import Insurance Company signed a Master Reinsurance Agreement to...
<div>Prime Minister of Cote d'Ivoire Meets Qatar's Ambassador</div>

Prime Minister of Cote d’Ivoire Meets Qatar’s Ambassador

HE Prime Minister of Cote d'Ivoire Patrick Ashe met HE Ambassador of the State of Qatar to Cote d'Ivoire Jaber bin Jarallah Al Marri. During the meeting, they discussed bilateral cooperation ties between the two...
<div>The Islamic Corporation for the Insurance of Investment & Export Credit (ICIEC) Welcomes the Republic of Azerbaijan as its 49th Member State</div>

The Islamic Corporation for the Insurance of Investment & Export Credit (ICIEC) Welcomes the...

The Islamic Corporation for the Insurance of Investment&Export Credit (ICIEC) (http://ICIEC.IsDB.org), a member of the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) Group, welcomes the accession of the Republic of Azerbaijan as its 49th member state.   ICIEC...
Premier Alan Winde Welcomes Partial Resumption of Eerste River-Bellville Train Service

Premier Alan Winde Welcomes Partial Resumption of Eerste River-Bellville Train Service

Premier Alan Winde cautiously welcomes Metrorail’s partial resumption of the train service between Eerste River and Bellville in Cape Town this morning. The service has been suspended since the Covid-19 national state of disaster was...
Qin Gang Holds Talks with Secretary-General of the League of Arab States (LAS) Ahmed Aboul Gheit

Qin Gang Holds Talks with Secretary-General of the League of Arab States (LAS) Ahmed...

On January 15, 2023 local time, Foreign Minister Qin Gang held talks with Secretary-General of the League of Arab States (LAS) Ahmed Aboul Gheit in Cairo. Qin Gang expressed that the first China-Arab States Summit...
Japan Provides US0 Million to Support Vulnerable People amid Global Hunger Crisis

Japan Provides US$130 Million to Support Vulnerable People amid Global Hunger Crisis

The United Nations World Food Programme has welcomed a contribution of around US$130 million from the Government of Japan to support vulnerable people in 37 countries across Asia, the Middle East and Africa amid...
Heat Wave Hits Lesotho

Heat Wave Hits Lesotho

As parts of Southern Africa experience record-breaking temperatures and severe heatwaves, the Lesotho Red Cross Society (LRCS) advises all to be cautious.  Lesotho is no exception in this, as during the past week the country...
Uganda: Opposition adopts new budget approach

Uganda: Opposition adopts new budget approach

The Opposition in Parliament is adopting a new approach to the National Budget moving away from responding to the government's propositions to developing a completely different alternative national budget, the Leader of the Opposition...
Xrp Classic expects Regenerative Finance (ReFi) to become a trillion dollar economy

Xrp Classic expects Regenerative Finance (ReFi) to become a trillion dollar economy

Created as a carbon-free, eco-friendly regenerative finance (ReFi) blockchain, Xrp Classic (XrpClassic.com) has completed its Fair Launch in December 2022. It has received confirmation from SolidProof on credibility and contract software authenticity. The ReFi crypto...
President Ramaphosa welcomes South Gauteng High Court decision to interdict Zuma private prosecution

President Ramaphosa welcomes South Gauteng High Court decision to interdict Zuma private prosecution

President Cyril Ramaphosa has welcomed the decision handed down by the South Gauteng High Court Division to interdict the private prosecution brought against him by Former President Jacob Zuma from proceeding until the application...
President of United Arab Emirates, Angolan counterpart review advancing relations

President of United Arab Emirates, Angolan counterpart review advancing relations

President His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, and João Manuel Lourenço, President of Angola, have reviewed the prospects of developing bilateral relations in the benefit of the two friendly nations and their peoples. At...
Qin Gang Holds Talks with Secretary-General of the League of Arab States (LAS) Ahmed Aboul Gheit

President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi of Egypt Meets with Qin Gang

On January 15, 2023 local time, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi met in Cairo with the visiting Chinese Foreign Minister Qin Gang. El-Sisi asked Qin Gang to convey his sincere greetings to President Xi Jinping...
President of United Arab Emirates, Angolan counterpart review advancing relations

United Arab Emirates condemns terrorist attack in Somalia

The United Arab Emirates has strongly condemned the terrorist attack that took place in the Hiran region, central Somalia which resulted in the deaths of numerous people.  In a statement, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs...
Saudi Arabia to Take Latest Giant LEAP into New World Economies with Multi-Sector Future Technology Event and AI-Focused DeepFest

Saudi Arabia to Take Latest Giant LEAP into New World Economies with Multi-Sector Future...

100,000-plus participants anticipated as world’s most visionary tech event gets even bigger with globe’s leading disruptors heading to Kingdom in February 2023; Billionaire investors, technocrats, tech integrators, and sporting royalty from 50 countries among stellar...
African Stream takes on Western Media to Re-Shape the Narrative by Telling African Stories through African Voices

African Stream takes on Western Media to Re-Shape the Narrative by Telling African Stories...

“Until the lions learn how to write, every story will glorify the hunter.”  For most of its modern history, Africa’s stories have been twisted by colonial-era and Western-oriented narratives. Social media-based platform African Stream officially...
Unified communication and collaboration trends for 2023 (By David Meintjes)

Unified communication and collaboration trends for 2023 (By David Meintjes)

By David Meintjes, CEO of Telviva (www.Telviva.co.za) As businesses continue evolving to meet changing customer behaviour, the uptake and investment in cloud unified communications platforms and tools will continue to soar. Businesses are increasingly realising...
Ruto to Leaders: Get to Work and Serve Kenyans

Ruto to Leaders: Get to Work and Serve Kenyans

President William Ruto has asked leaders to be vigilant and serve the people. He said Kenyans had delivered on their part of the bargain and it is now “our opportunity to discharge our part of...
The Indonesian Ambassador to Khartoum Received a Visit from the Jambi Student Association

The Indonesian Ambassador to Khartoum Received a Visit from the Jambi Student Association

The Indonesian Ambassador to Khartoum, Mr. Sunarko on Sunday (15/1) received a visit from Indonesian students in Sudan who are members of the Jambi Student Association (HMJ) Sudan at the Indonesian Embassy in Khartoum....
Egypt: President El-Sisi Meets the Prime Minister and the Ministers of Finance and Education

Egypt: President El-Sisi Meets the Prime Minister and the Ministers of Finance and Education

Today, President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi met with Prime Minister, Dr. Moustafa Madbouly, Minister of Finance, Dr. Mohamed Maait, and Minister of Education and Technical Education, Dr. Reda Hegazy. The Spokesman for the Presidency said the...
Egypt: President El-Sisi Meets the Prime Minister and the Ministers of Finance and Education

Egypt: President El-Sisi Meets the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the People’s Republic of...

Today, President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi met with Minister of Foreign Affairs of the People's Republic of China, Qin Gang. The meeting was also attended by Foreign Minister, Sameh Shoukry, and the Ambassador of the...
The Jewish cemetery of Fez, a symbol of cultural harmony

The Jewish cemetery of Fez, a symbol of cultural harmony

The Moroccan city of Fez, which recently hosted the Global Forum of the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations, has long been a melting pot of religions and cultures. Its 200-year-old Jewish cemetery symbolizes the...
<div>Government clarifies misleading reports about a fuel 'crisis' in Eswatini</div>

Government clarifies misleading reports about a fuel ‘crisis’ in Eswatini

Government would like to clarify the false and misleading statements that have been reported in one of the SABC channels in relation to the causes of fuel shortages in Eswatini during the festive season,...
Ghana: President Akufo-Addo Leaves for Abu Dhabi, London

Ghana: President Akufo-Addo Leaves for Abu Dhabi, London

The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, left Ghana on Saturday, 14th January 2023, to lead Ghana’s delegation to the Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week, in Abu Dhabi, in the United Arab Emirates...
Qin Gang Holds Talks with Secretary-General of the League of Arab States (LAS) Ahmed Aboul Gheit

Beninese President Patrice Talon Meets with Qin Gang

On January 13, 2023 local time, Beninese President Patrice Talon met with visiting Chinese Foreign Minister Qin Gang in Cotonou. Talon asked Qin Gang to convey his sincere greetings and best wishes to President Xi...
Ruto to Leaders: Get to Work and Serve Kenyans

Kenya: Universities must Deploy Research and Innovation to Deal with Challenges of our time

President William Ruto has challenged Kenyan universities to engage in research and innovation that develop solutions to urgent challenges facing Africa and the world. The President said innovation and technological development will enhance Kenya’s competitiveness...
Kanaani condemns murder of African-American teacher

Kanaani condemns murder of African-American teacher

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Nasser Kanaani has reacted to the horrifying murder of a black teacher in the US. Kanaani said the images of the violent and cruel murder of Mr. Anderson by the...
President of United Arab Emirates, Angolan counterpart review advancing relations

His Excellency Shakhboot bin Nahyan Al Nahyan receives Assistant Secretary-General of the United Nations...

His Excellency Sheikh Shakhboot bin Nahyan Al Nahyan, Minister of State, received HE Martha Pobee, UN Assistant Secretary-General for Africa, at the headquarters of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation in Abu...
Eritrea: Water and soil conservation activity in Central Region

Eritrea: Water and soil conservation activity in Central Region

The Agriculture and Land Department at the Central Region reported that reinforced effort will be carried out in water and soil conservation activities with strong participation of the public, administrations, Ministries as well as...
President of United Arab Emirates, Angolan counterpart review advancing relations

His Excellency Sheikh Shakhboot bin Nahyan Al Nahyan receives Deputy Minister for Public Works,...

His Excellency Sheikh Shakhboot bin Nahyan Al Nahyan, Minister of State, received Her Excellency Cecilia Chamutota, Deputy Minister for Public Works, Housing and Water Resources of the Republic of Mozambique at the Ministry of...
Qin Gang Holds Talks with Secretary-General of the League of Arab States (LAS) Ahmed Aboul Gheit

Angolan President João Lourenço Meets with Qin Gang

On January 13, 2023 local time, Angolan President João Lourenço met with visiting Chinese Foreign Minister Qin Gang in Luanda. Lourenço asked Qin Gang to convey his best wishes to President Xi Jinping, and expressed...
The Jewish cemetery of Fez, a symbol of cultural harmony

Proving who you are: Addressing the Plight of Those with no Legal Identity

People who do not have a legal identity, and cannot prove who they are, are likely to end up without opportunities, and very vulnerable in society. The UN’s Legal Identity Agenda Task Force aims...
FIFA President attends African Nations Championship opener

FIFA President attends African Nations Championship opener

Gianni Infantino was in Algiers to see the start of the African Nations Championship (CHAN); Hosts Algeria defeated Libya 1-0 at the recently-inaugurated Nelson Mandela Stadium; Mr Infantino also met with a number of...
President Ramaphosa welcomes South Gauteng High Court decision to interdict Zuma private prosecution

South Africa: President Cyril Ramaphosa pays tribute to Dr Frene Ginwala, founding Speaker of...

President Cyril Ramaphosa wishes to announce, with great sadness, that Dr. Frene Ginwala, founding Speaker of South Africa’s democratic Parliament and Esteemed Member of the Order of Luthuli, has passed away. Dr Ginwala passed away...
Liberian Minister of Education receives Cuban Head of Mission

Liberian Minister of Education receives Cuban Head of Mission

On Friday morning, the Minister of Education of the Republic of Liberia, Prof. Ansu Dao Sonii, received in his office the Cuban Chief of Mission Mercedes L. Martinez Herrera. The occasion was propitious for the...
Project set to help Indo-Pacific region fight plastic pollution

Project set to help Indo-Pacific region fight plastic pollution

The UK’s Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO) and UNCTAD have extended to the Indo-Pacific region a joint programme that works with governments, researchers and businesses to reduce manufacturing’s environmental footprint in developing countries....
Near Verbatim: Opening Remarks Start-of-Year Press Conference by Special Representative of the Secretary-General (SRSG) Head of United Nations (UN) in South Sudan, Mr. Nicholas Haysom 13 January 2023, Juba

Near Verbatim: Opening Remarks Start-of-Year Press Conference by Special Representative of the Secretary-General (SRSG)...

I wish to welcome everyone to our first press conference of this new year and greetings to everyone who’s tuning in live to Radio Miraya. I also wish everyone a peaceful and productive and happy...
Ethiopia: Tough months ahead as rains fail for the fifth season in a row, with millions in need of urgent food assistance

Ethiopia: Tough months ahead as rains fail for the fifth season in a row,...

Back-to-back droughts caused by five failed rainy seasons have left 12 million Ethiopians facing hunger as conflict and forced displacement exacerbate the hunger crisis in the country, Save the Children said. Of the 22.6 million people estimated to be facing...
<div>Draw determines seven sides' paths to FIFA Club World Cup glory</div>

Draw determines seven sides’ paths to FIFA Club World Cup glory

The FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2022™ draw took place on 13 January. FIFA (www.FIFA.com) President Gianni Infantino attended the event in Rabat. It was confirmed the tournament will take place across two cities:...
Eritrea: Water and soil conservation activity in Central Region

Eritrea: Training on administration and leadership

The National Confederation of Eritrean Workers branch in Anseba Region organized training on administration and leadership for 76 youth workers in the region. The two weeks of training included time management, development of teamwork, communication,...
Kenya: Health Cabinet Secretary holds meeting with key partners aimed at streamlining operational processes

Kenya: Health Cabinet Secretary holds meeting with key partners aimed at streamlining operational processes

Health Cabinet Secretary Susan Nakhumicha has underscored the government’s commitment to improve health outcomes in the country through constructive partnerships. The health CS, who was engaged in a host of meetings with various health stakeholders...
Africa’s Biggest Superstars Storm Dakar for 8th All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA) in Senegal

Africa’s Biggest Superstars Storm Dakar for 8th All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA) in Senegal

Akon, P-Square, Wally B. Seck, Tiwa Savage, Black Sheriff, Asake, Toofan, Viviene, Manal, Madkhadzi, Fally Ipupa, Bien, Sorai Ramos, Too Fan, Inoss B, Kamo Mphela, Ya Levis, Others To Perform. AFRIMA (www.AFRIMA.org) Extends Gratitude to...
Eritrea: Water and soil conservation activity in Central Region

Eritrea – Activity assessment meeting of Commission of Culture and Sports

The Commission of Culture and Sports conducted an activity assessment meeting for 2022 on 11 January in Asmara. At the meeting in which senior heads of the Commission as well regional offices took part, it...
Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) commission and The Kingdom of Spain sign a Memorandum of Understanding on cooperation

Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) commission and The Kingdom of Spain sign...

The ECOWAS Commission and the Kingdom of Spain has agreed to strengthen cooperation on areas of mutual interest in an equitable and sustainable manner. They also agreed to enhance existing pro-grammes and projects, identify...
Programme of members of the Federal Council attending the World Economic Forum (WEF) Annual Meeting 2023

Programme of members of the Federal Council attending the World Economic Forum (WEF) Annual...

The annual meeting of the World Economic Forum is once again taking place at its traditional date in January after recent editions were cancelled due to the pandemic in 2021 and postponed to the...
<div>Merck Foundation Chief Executive Officer (CEO) & African First Ladies conducts Africa Health Media Training and announces Call for Applications for Merck Foundation Media, Film, Song & Fashion Awards 2023</div>

Merck Foundation Chief Executive Officer (CEO) & African First Ladies conducts Africa Health Media...

Merck Foundation (www.Merck-Foundation.com) Africa Health Media Training was conducted during the 9th Edition of “Merck Foundation Africa Asia Luminary”, a Hybrid Annual Conference held in Dubai, UAE on 15th and 16th November 2022; Merck Foundation Health...
Liberian Minister of Education receives Cuban Head of Mission

Cuba attends the opening of the Chinese Spring Festival in Seychelles

Cuba attended with great pleasure the reception offered by the Chinese Embassy in Victoria, on the occasion of the celebration of the Chinese Spring Festival, also known as the Chinese New Year and to...
Seychelles: The Director General for Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean calls on Minister Radegonde

Seychelles: The Director General for Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean calls on Minister...

The Director General for Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean at the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office, Ms. Corin Robertson paid a courtesy call on the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Tourism, Mr. Sylvestre...
Joint Technical Meeting between the Secretariats of the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights and the African Union Advisory Board against Corruption

Joint Technical Meeting between the Secretariats of the African Commission on Human and Peoples’...

The Secretariat of the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights (the Secretariat) wishes to inform the general public that, the Secretariats of both the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights (the Commission)...
Kanaani condemns murder of African-American teacher

Iran’s foreign minister delivers speech at Voice of Global South Summit

Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian delivered a speech at the Voice of Global South Summit, held via video links, and presented the Islamic Republic of Iran’s views and opinions on major international issues and...