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Eritrea: Merhawi Kudus becomes National Champion of 2022

Mergawi Kudus, member of the American EF Education Club, wins the 171.7 km men elite competition riding 43.3 km per hour and becomes national champion of 2022

Eritrea’s Road Cycling Championship 2022 that commenced with Time Trial competition in Asmara on 24 Friday concluded today, 26 June with Road Race. As a result, Mergawi Kudus, member of the American EF Education Club, wins the 171.7 km men elite competition riding 43.3 km per hour and becomes national…

Source: United Nations Office at Geneva (UNOG) |

Monkeypox not presently a global public health emergency: WHO

Monkeypox, a rare viral disease, occurs primarily in tropical rainforest areas of Central and West Africa, though it is occasionally exported to other regions

The monkeypox outbreak does not currently constitute a global public health concern, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Saturday, though “intense response efforts” are needed to control further spread. The announcement comes two days after WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreysus convened an Emergency Committee on the disease, under the International Health…

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Botswana: Private sector development in Southern Africa region gets boost with approval of $30 million loan to Norsad Capital from African Development Bank Group

The project is aligned with a number of African Development Bank priorities, including its High-5 strategic priorities

The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group (www.AfDB.org) approved a $30 million loan to Norsad Capital Limited (https://NorsadCapital.com) financing for businesses and to promote private sector development in the Southern Africa Development Community region. Norsad will channel a portion of the funding to enterprises operating in transition states…

Source: Presidency of the Republic of Kenya |

President Uhuru Kenyatta to Chair United Nations Ocean Conference in Portugal

The two countries were declared hosts for the conference after the 2017 inaugural UN Ocean Conference co-hosted by Fiji and Sweden in New York

President Uhuru Kenyatta will tomorrow, Monday, 27th June, co-chair the second United Nations Ocean Conference in Lisbon with his Portugal counterpart Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa and UN Secretary General António Guterres. The conference, which is being co-hosted by Portugal and Kenya was initially scheduled for the year 2020 but was…

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President Barrow Decorates 12 GAF Officers

President Barrow congratulated the newly promoted officers challenging them to make use of their positions to “reinforce the success and efficiency of the Army”

President Adama Barrow Friday 24th June 2022, decorated 12 officers of the Gambia Armed Forces to the ranks of Commander and Lieutenant Colonel respectively, in a ceremony held at the State House in Banjul.  President Barrow congratulated the newly promoted officers challenging them to make use of their positions to…

Source: World Food Programme (WFP) |

Cabo Verde faces spike in food insecurity as a result of drought, Covid-19 and the crisis in Ukraine

This represents a threat to the country’s hard-won gains in food security over recent years forcing the Government to declare a social and economic national emergency on 20 June

The number of people affected by food insecurity in Cabo Verde is set to spike with more than 46,000 women, men and children – almost 10 percent of the population - facing an acute deterioration in food security between June and August this year. This represents a threat to the…

Source: World Health Organization (WHO) - Nigeria |

WHO is critical to delivering our health agenda in line with global best practices-Anambra State Governor

He commended WHO’s technical and huge financial support towards strengthening Anambra health system

The Anambra State Governor, Professor Charles Chukwuma Soludo says, the World Health Organization (WHO) is critical to delivering our mandate to the Anambra people.  Welcoming the WHO Country Representative (WR) Dr Walter Kazadi Mulombo to Government lodge in Awka on 24 June 2022, he said, “No government can make significant…

Source: Ministry of Information, Eritrea |

Eritrea: Over 84 million Nakfa disbursed to families of martyrs

The support was part of the over 5 billion 200 Nakfa the Government of Eritrea paid to families of martyrs since 2004

The Ministry of Labor and Social Welfare branch in the Central Region reported that in 2021 and in the first half of 2022 over 84 million Nakfa has been disbursed in support of families of martyrs. Mr. Tedros Fesehaye, head of Social Welfare at the Ministry of Labor and Social…

Source: The Presidency: Republic of South Africa |

President Ramaphosa to participate in the G7 Summit in Germany

Participation in the 2022 Leaders’ Summit presents an opportunity for the country to highlight the concerns of developing countries and to advocate for the continued global attention for equitable distribution of resources

President Cyril Ramaphosa will travel to Schloss Elmau in the Federal Republic of Germany on Sunday, 26 June 2022, to participate in the G7 Leaders’ Summit at the invitation of the host, Chancellor Olaf Scholz. The Summit is scheduled to take place on Monday, 27 June 2022.  Alongside the G7…

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Efe Abogidi Signs with NBA G League Ignite

NBA Academy Graduate Led Washington State in Rebounds and Blocks as a Sophomore in 2021-22

Forward Efe Abogidi, an NBA (www.NBA.com) Academy graduate and standout at Washington State, has signed with NBA G League Ignite, NBA G League President Shareef Abdur-Rahim announced. “NBA Africa offered me a platform to begin my journey, and I am so thankful for the opportunities that NBA Academy and Washington…