Source: World Food Programme (WFP) |

World Food Programme (WFP) and the government of Cabo Verde join forces to support school children amidst the socio-economic crisis driven by COVID-19 and the conflict in Ukraine

WFP will purchase and transport food for school meals, using existing procurement platforms to cost-effectively source the food, while ensuring that national food quality standards are met

A week after schools reopened in Cabo Verde, the Government’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Cooperation and Regional Integration, and the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), today, signed an agreement to meet the food and nutrition needs of nearly 90,000 school children through the national school feeding programme. “The agreement…

Source: United Arab Emirates Ministry of Foreign Affairs & International Cooperation |

United Arab Emirates (UAE) delegation attends fifth day of meetings on sidelines of 77th Session of United Nations General Assembly (UNGA)

Khalifa Shaheen Al Marar, Minister of State, participated in a ministerial-level meeting organised by the United States with the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) and Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, and Yemen

The UAE delegation attended the fifth day of high-level meetings on the sidelines of the 77th Session of the United Nations General Assembly. Today, Khalifa Shaheen Al Marar, Minister of State, participated in a ministerial-level meeting organised by the United States with the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) and Egypt, Iraq,…

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Maldives |

Maldives and Guinea-Bissau establish diplomatic relations

The Republic of Guinea-Bissau is the 181st country to establish diplomatic relations with the Maldives

The Republic of Maldives and the Republic of Guinea-Bissau have formally established diplomatic relations today.   The Joint Communiqué formalizing diplomatic relations between the two countries was signed on behalf of the Government of Maldives by His Excellency Abdulla Shahid, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Maldives and…

Source: Médecins sans frontières (MSF) |

Uganda: Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) responds to Ebola outbreak

MSF intervened in the country to support the Ugandan health authorities in the management of people who had been in contact with these confirmed cases

Immediately after the September 20th declaration of an Ebola outbreak in Uganda in the country’s central Mubende district,the Ministry of Health has asked Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders to support its efforts in the fight against the spread of the disease. On Wednesday 21 September, an MSF team of six…

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Senegal: African Development Bank Provides €29 Million for Development of Road Networks 6 Communes

The funds will support the construction of 28 kilometers of urban roads in asphalt concrete, paving stones and concrete

The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group (www.AfDB.org) has approved a €28.88 loan for improvements to the road and transport network linking six Senegalese municipalities.  The loan was approved on 20 September 2022. The financing will be sourced from savings from the Senegal Cities Modernisation Programme (https://bit.ly/3UJA5xg).…

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Bahrain |

Bahrain: Minister of Foreign Affairs meets Minister of Foreign Affairs of Republic of Madagascar

A joint statement was signed regarding the establishment of diplomatic relations between the two countries

The Minister of Foreign Affairs, H.E. Dr. Abdullatif bin Rashid Al Zayani, met the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Madagascar, H.E. Richard Randriamandrato, on the sidelines of the 77th session of the UNGA. They reviewed the joint bilateral cooperation in various fields, in addition to discussing a…

Source: United Kingdom Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office |

The United Kingdom: Joint statement from senior officials meeting on Libya

Senior officials representing France, Germany, Italy, the United Kingdom, and the United States met on the margins of UNGA to review the ongoing crisis in Libya

Senior officials representing France, Germany, Italy, the United Kingdom, and the United States met on September 22 on the margins of the United Nations (UN) General Assembly in New York to review the ongoing crisis in Libya. They expressed their support for Special Representative of the Secretary-General Abdoulaye Bathily as…

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The Democratic Republic of the Congo: Thousands affected by flare-up of violence in Maï-Ndombe province

MSF's emergency team arrived in Kwamouth on 24 August to respond to people’s most pressing needs, while calling on other aid organisations to join the response

In August, inter-communal violence flared in the territory of Kwamouth, an area located half a day’s journey by boat north of the capital, Kinshasa; in the past month, MSF has been the only aid organisation on site, providing medical care and assistance to people displaced from their homes; with clashes…

Source: United Arab Emirates Ministry of Foreign Affairs & International Cooperation |

United Arab Emirates (UAE) Continues Distributing Humanitarian Relief to Those Affected by Drought in Somalia

This aid is part of efforts to distribute over 1,000 tonnes of relief supplies to the Somali people

The UAE, through its humanitarian bodies and in cooperation with the Somali Disaster Management Authority (SoDMA) and other authorities, continues to distribute aid to the local population and displaced people in areas most affected by the drought, including Mahas and Mataban regions in Hiran Governorate, Hirshabelle State. This aid is…

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All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA) 2022: Public Voting Starts Sunday September 25

PWC to Audit Awards Process

The voting portal for the 2022 edition of the All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA) (https://www.AFRIMA.org) will be opened on Sunday, September 25, at 21:00 (CAT),  to the public, globally, to decide the winners of each of the 39 award categories. The International Committee of the All Africa Music Award (AFRIMA),…