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    • Bank president Akinwumi Adesina opens a two-day event in Abidjan on tapping the skills and wealth of the African Diaspora
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Diaspora’s remittances, investment and expertise vital for Africa’s future growth, say participants at African Development Bank Forum

The African Development Bank hosted it in partnership with the African Union Commission, the International Organisation for Migration, and the African Continental Free Trade Area secretariat

Hundreds of academics and leaders of international institutions from around the world came together for an African Development Bank (www.AfDB.org) Forum on ways to harness the skills, wealth and dynamism of Africa’s 160-million-strong diaspora to its growth and development. The hybrid event took place against the difficult geopolitical backdrop of high…

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    • The African Development Bank is providing $300 million to refurbish metre-gauge railway lines in Uganda
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Uganda: African Development Bank Group commits $301 million to renovate the country’s meter gauge railway and bolster regional trade

The works entail the immediate rehabilitation of 265 km of MGR tracks between Malaba and Mukono, including the line to Jinja Pier and Port Bell on Lake Victoria

The African Development Bank Group (www.AfDB.org) is providing  $301 million to overhaul  the Kampala-Malaba Meter Gauge Railway (MGR) in Uganda. The railway line is part of the East African Community’s Northern Corridor linking the capital, Kampala, to Kenya’s coastal city of Mombasa. The East African Community Railway Rehabilitation Support Project…

Source: Ministry of Information, Eritrea |

Eritrea: Message of condolences

President Jiang Zemin was a transformational leader and a great statesman with farsighted vision, wisdom and the judicious policies

President Isaias Afwerki conveyed a message of condolences on 1 December to President Xi Jinping of the People’s Republic of China on the passing away of former President Jiang Zemin of the People’s Republic of China. In his message on behalf of the people and Government of Eritrea, President Isaias…

Source: Kingdom of Morocco - Ministry of Foreign Affairs, African Cooperation and Moroccan Expatriates |

His Majesty the King Congratulates United Arab Emirates President on National Day

The Sovereign expresses, in his personal name and on behalf of the Moroccan people, His warmest congratulations to His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan

His Majesty King Mohammed VI sent a congratulatory message to His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, president of the State of the United Arab Emirates, on the occasion of his country's National Day. In this message, the Sovereign expresses, in his personal name and on behalf of the…

Source: World Health Organization (WHO) - Niger |

Epidémie de cholera et premier déploiement de l’équipe Surge à Maradi et Zinder

OMS a pris en main la lutte contre le choléra, en priorisant les zones les plus touchées

L’épidémie du choléra a de nouveau touché le Niger en fin août 2022. On estime au total 65 cas et 2 décès des régions de Maradi et Zinder, notamment dans le district de Mirriah dans la semaine du 10 Octobre. Le taux de létalité de l’épidémie s’élève à 3 %…

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Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA) Players and Coaches to Lead Top African Prospects at Fourth NBA Academy Women’s Camp Africa in Senegal

The 2022 NBA Academy Women’s Camp Africa will bring together 25 of the top female prospects from 11 African countries to learn directly from current and former WNBA players and coaches

NBA (www.NBA.com) Africa today announced that the fourth NBA Academy Women’s Camp Africa will take place from Monday, Dec. 5 – Thursday, Dec. 8 at NBA Academy Africa, an elite basketball training center in Saly, Senegal for the top high-school age prospects from across the continent. The 2022 NBA Academy…

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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.…