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Source: Africa Data Centres |

Africa Data Centres to expand Sameer facility in Nairobi by 15MW of (Information Technology) IT load

The new data centre will begin with 5MW of IT load and will be built in the company's leading-edge modular design

Africa Data Centres (www.AfricaDataCentres.com) is expanding its Sameer facility in Nairobi by up to 15MW of IT load; The facility will be built in the company's leading-edge modular design. Africa Data Centres, a business of Cassava Technologies a pan-African technology group, is pleased to announce it has secured a piece of land…

Source: State House – Office of the President of the Republic of Seychelles |

President Wavel Ramkalawan sends condolence message following passing of prominent historian and author William McAteer

Mr. McAteer leaves behind a timeless legacy of historical literature for our youths and future generations

Following the passing of renowned historian and author, Mr William McAteer, on behalf of the country and on his personal behalf President Ramkalawan has sent a message of sympathy to the McAteer family. "We are deeply saddened by this great loss and our thoughts and prayers go out to the…

Source: Parliament of the Republic of Uganda |

Tayebwa, South Sudan Vice President close East African Community (EAC) Games

Tayebwa hailed the games as a panacea to deepening the East African Community integration

The East African Community Inter-Parliamentary Games have come to a close in Juba, South Sudan, with Deputy Speaker of Parliament, Thomas Tayebwa, joining South Sudan’s, Vice President, Dr James Wani Igga, and other regional dignitaries for the closing ceremony. Tayebwa hailed the games as a panacea to deepening the East…

Source: Parliament of the Republic of Uganda |

Members call for improved funding to Uganda's foreign missions

The Committee recommended that Government ought to enhance all foreign service allowances

Members of Parliament have called on Government to provide adequate funding and other necessary support to Uganda’s missions abroad, to ensure their smooth operations. The MPs were debating a Report on an oversight visit to the Uganda High Commission in London, presented to the House on Thursday, 01 December 2022.…

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Tourism - Foreign Affairs Department, Republic of Seychelles |

43rd Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) Meeting of Intergovernmental Committee and 43rd Council of Ministers Meeting

Interventions in the meetings centered on the role Seychelles has played in supporting specific activities under COMESA

High Commissioner Claude Morel, based in Pretoria, South Africa, and Permanent Representative to the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA), represented Seychelles at the meetings of the 43rd Intergovernmental Committee and Council of Ministers held in Lusaka, Zambia, from 29th November to 1st December 2022. The meetings, held under the theme…

Source: Government of Lesotho |

Lesotho: Prime Minister Private Jet for Namibia Trip Not Costing Government-Minister

The Prime Minister had to take an official trip on November 16 this year to pay a courtesy call to Namibia’s President who is the chairperson of the SADC organ on defence and security in the region

The Prime Minister’s private jet was used by the government for the official visit of the Prime Minister Mr. Ntsokoane Samuel Matekane free of charge after three airlines conditions were not met due to the time limit. In his response during a question-and-answer session in the National Assembly, Minister in…

Source: Embassy of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, London, UK |

The Government of Ethiopia is Ensuring Effective Implementation of the Peace Agreement

Ethiopians across the country have overwhelmingly welcomed the peace deal

It is to be recalled that the Government of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia and the Tigray Peoples Liberation Front (TPLF) signed a peace agreement in South Africa on the 2nd of November 2022, ending the two-year-long conflict in northern Ethiopia. This was followed by a declaration of senior…

Source: DLA Piper |

DLA Piper Reaffirms Africa-Focus with Two Projects Partner Appointments

The two appointments immediately follow that of fellow London-based Projects Partner Iain Elder who joined the firm from Shearman & Sterling

DLA Piper (https://www.DLAPiper.com) has further strengthened its international projects capability reinforcing its commitment to its Africa practice with the appointment of two London-based partners, Titus Eduja and Karim Maalioun. Titus joins most recently from Watson Farley & Williams where he was a Partner for 3.5 years, and prior to that…

Source: United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) |

Military officers in Eastern Equatoria learn about importance of respecting human rights

Briefs on relevant sections of international human rights and humanitarian law was on the agenda of the facilitators from the peacekeeping mission

Human rights violations are common in Eastern Equatoria State and in the rest of the country. Sometimes, they are committed by members of armed forces. The Human Rights Division of the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) is working hard to put an end to these unlawful practices. “It’s…

Source: UNFPA - East and Southern Africa |

Time to close the deep disparities that leave so many persons with disabilities behind

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on the International Day of Persons with Disabilities 2022

For the 1 billion people in the world with disabilities, bodily autonomy is a right but not always a reality. Too often, persons with disabilities go unprotected from violence or are prevented from making decisions about their own bodies and lives. Stigma and gender discrimination compound the denial of their…