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Source: Basketball Africa League (BAL) |

Basketball Africa League, New Fortress Energy and Otchiva Expand “Threes For Trees” Campaign to Angola

The BAL, NFE and Otchiva will team up to plant the remainder of the trees in Humpata, a town and municipality in the Huila region of Angola

Petro de Luanda Participates in Campaign to Plant 6,000 Trees in Angola; Petro de Luanda Led the BAL in Three-Pointers Made During 2022 Season, Resulting in Angola Being Selected for Threes for Trees. The Basketball Africa League (BAL) in collaboration with New Fortress Energy (NFE) and Otchiva, an environmental organization focusing…

Source: The World Bank Group |

Financing to Support Liberia’s Reforms for Promoting Inclusive Economic Growth

The financing, amounting to $55 ($47.50 International Development Association (IDA) concessional credit and $7.50 million IDA grant), will be disbursed as budget support

The World Bank Board has approved the third and last in a programmatic series of three Inclusive Development Policy Operations (IGDPO) designed to support key reforms that are critical to enabling inclusive growth. The financing, amounting to $55 ($47.50 International Development Association (IDA) concessional credit and $7.50 million IDA grant),…

Source: United Nations Office for West Africa and the Sahel (UNOWAS) |

Interregional Workshop of Good Practices on Farmer-Herder Dynamics in West and Central Africa

Participants also stressed the importance of inclusiveness of these mechanisms, including the involvement of women and young people, as well as adaptation to the local context

The United Nations Regional Office for Central Africa (UNOCA), the United Nations Office for West Africa and the Sahel (UNOWAS) and the Office of the Special Coordinator for Development in the Sahel (OSCDS), have organized, from 29 to 30 September in Yaoundé, Cameroon, an interregional workshop on good practices on…

Source: International Monetary Fund (IMF) |

International Monetary Fund (IMF) Staff Concludes Visit to Burundi

IMF staff held productive discussions with the authorities on recent macroeconomic and policy developments, and the authorities’ key policy priorities

Burundi’s economy remains resilient, although facing headwinds from the effects of the war in Ukraine. Real GDP is projected to continue to grow in 2022 and beyond. Inflationary pressures remain high, driven by rising food and energy prices; The current account deficit is projected to widen in 2022 mainly owing…

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of The State of Qatar |

President of Guinean Republic Receives Credentials of Qatari Ambassador

HE the Ambassador conveyed the greetings of HH the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani to HE President of the Republic of Guinea

HE President of the Republic of Guinea Mamady Doumbouya received the credentials of HE Mohamed Kurdi Al-Marri as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the State of Qatar (non-resident) to the Republic of Guinea. HE the Ambassador conveyed the greetings of HH the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani to HE…

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

President Wavel Ramkalawan Sends a Congratulatory Message for the National Day of The People’s Republic of China

President Ramkalawan further added that Seychelles also pays tribute to China’s solidarity with the developing world and its strong advocacy in favour of world peace and stability

President Wavel Ramkalawan has sent a message of congratulations to his Chinese counterpart, President Xi Jinping, on the 73rd Anniversary of The People’s Republic of China.  In his message President Wavel Ramkalawan stated, “On this auspicious occasion, the people of Seychelles join China in celebrating the success of the Chinese people.…

Source: Greenpeace Africa |

Biggest Plastic Polluter named Sponsor for the United Nations Conference on Climate Change (COP27)

Coca-Cola produces 120 billion throwaway plastic bottles a year - and 99% of plastics are made from fossil fuels, worsening both the plastic and climate crisis

The government of Egypt announced that it has signed a cooperation agreement with Coca-Cola, introducing the company as a sponsor for the United Nations Conference on Climate Change (COP27) (https://bit.ly/3C2xhCG) to be held in Sharm El-Sheikh from 6 to 18 November. In response, Greenpeace USA Oceans Campaign Director, John Hocevar,…

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

His Majesty The King Congratulates Emir of Kuwait on Second Anniversary of His Accession to Power

The Sovereign expresses, in His personal name and on behalf of the Moroccan people, His warm congratulations to the Emir of Kuwait, imploring God to grant him good health, tranquility and long life

His Majesty King Mohammed VI sent a congratulatory message to the Emir of the State of Kuwait, His Highness Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, on the second anniversary of his accession to power. In this message, the Sovereign expresses, in His personal name and on behalf of the Moroccan people,…

Source: Republic of Liberia: Executive Mansion |

President Weah Elevates Deputy Minister G. Wesseh Blamoh to Acting Minister of State

Mr. Blamoh assumes the full fiduciary authority to manage the affairs of the Office of the Minister of State for Presidential Affairs in keeping with the Act creating that Office

The President of the Republic, Dr. George Manneh Weah, has appointed the Deputy Minister of State for Administration at the Ministry of State for Presidential Affairs, Mr. G. Wesseh Blamoh, as Acting Minister of State/ Presidential Chief of Staff. Mr. Blamoh assumes the full fiduciary authority to manage the affairs…

Source: WHO Regional Office for Africa |

Mothers Adopt Seasonal Malaria Chemoprevention Drugs to Keep Malaria at Bay in Adamawa State

SMC is administered monthly for four months during the highest malaria transmission periods, using Sulfadoxine-Pyrimethamine (SP) and Amodiaquine (AQ) (SPAQ) to children aged 3 – 59 months to reduce the cases of malaria outbreaks

Sitting on a wooden stool in front of her house at Dobeli community in Yola North Local Government Area (LGA), Hajara Yusuf, a (27 years old mother of three) was coaxing her sons to take the seasonal malaria chemoprevention (SMC) drugs. “I usually look forward to when they administer the…