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The National Basketball Association (NBA) Africa, the International Basketball Association (FIBA) and Egyptian Basketball Federation to Host Basketball Without Borders in Egypt this Month

The 18th BWB Africa camp will mark the first time the NBA and FIBA’s global basketball development and community outreach program will be held in Egypt and the first time on the continent since 2019 in Senegal

NBA (www.NBA.com) And FIBA’s global basketball development and community outreach program will be held Aug. 28-31 in Cairo; BWB Africa 2022 will bring together more than 60 of the top male and female players ages 18 and under from across Africa to learn from NBA, WNBA and FIBA players, legends…

Source: United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) |

Statement attributable to the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General - on Mali

The Secretary-General reiterates the commitment of the United Nations, including through MINUSMA, to support efforts aimed at restoring peace and stability in Mali

The Secretary-General strongly condemns the terrorist attack against the Malian Armed Forces in Tessit, Ansongo region, on 7 August, which resulted in a high number of casualties and loss of life. He expresses his deepest condolences to the families of the victims and the people of Mali, who continue to…

Source: Ambassade de la république du Niger au Mali |

Visite du ministre d’Etat, ministre de l’Energie et des Energies Renouvelables à la Société Nigérienne du Charbon d’Anou Araren (SONICHAR-SA) et à la Société Nationale de Carbonisation du Charbon (SNCC-SA) : S’enquérir des conditions de travail des agents

Après une visite guidée des bureaux de l’antenne de la sonichar et ceux de la SNCC, le ministre d’Etat, ministre de l’Energie et des Energies Renouvelables a expliqué aux médias qu’il relève de sa responsabilité de faire en sorte que le secteur de l’énergie se développe

Le ministre d’Etat, ministre de l’Energie et des Energies Renouvelables, M. Ibrahim Yacoubou, a effectué, le vendredi dernier, une visite à l’antenne de la Société Nigérienne du Charbon d’Anou Araren (SONICHAR-SA) et à la Société Nationale de Carbonisation du Charbon (SNCC-SA) située sur le même site à la zone industrielle…

Source: Republic of South Africa, Department of Health |

Minister Joe Phaahla announces fourth Monkeypox case in South Africa

Health Minister announces fourth Monkeypox case in South Africa

Minister of Health Dr Joe Phaahla would like to announce that a fourth case of Monkeypox has been identified through laboratory testing in a 28-year old male from the Western Cape Province. The patient has travel history to Spain and returned to South Africa on the second week of August 2022.  A polymerase…

Source: Department of Water and Sanitation, Republic of South Africa |

South Africa: Water and Sanitation on Western Cape water situation

Latest update on Western Cape water situation

The Department of Water and Sanitation (DWS) wishes to update citizens on the latest Western Cape's water situation. Today's hydrological report indicates that the average combined dam levels of the Western Cape Water Supply System are at 76,26%, a notable decline from 98,11% in the comparative period last year. DWS…

Source: Ministry of Information, Eritrea |

Eritrea: Cycling National Team departs to France

The Cycling National Team under 23 which is the only African team to be honored at this prestigious competition will compete with 27 national teams

Eritrea’s Cycling National Team under 23 departed today, 15 August, to participate in the ‘Tour D’Avenir’ that will take place from 18 to 28 August in France. At the farewell ceremony in which heads of cycling federations took part, Ambassador Zemede Tekle, Commissioner of Culture and Sports, wished good luck…

African Energy Week (AEW)
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Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Analytics: Accelerating Africa’s Hydrocarbon Sector Development

This year’s edition of AEW will host high-level workshops and meetings investigating the challenges and opportunities of adopting AI across the African oil and gas sector

With Africa pursuing the exploitation of its hydrocarbon reserves to address growing energy poverty and fuel industrialization, artificial intelligence (AI) and analytics technologies present a massive opportunity for the continent to fast-track the development of oil and gas resources. As such, the continent’s premier event for the oil and gas…

Source: U.S. Embassy in Mozambique |

United States Recognizes Top Mozambique Exporters at Second Annual Exporter Awards Ceremony

This was at the second edition of the Annual Exporter Awards, a collaboration between the U.S. Government, the Investment and Export Promotion Agency (APIEX)

On August 11, USAID Mission Director Helen Pataki, joined by His Excellency the Minister of Industry and Trade Silvino Augusto José Moreno, His Excellency Governor of the Maputo Province Júlio Parruque, and other partners recognized the continuing successes of Mozambican exporters in 2022.  This was at the second edition of…

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Qatar: Secretary-General of Ministry of Foreign Affairs Meets Ambassador of Sudan

During the meeting, bilateral cooperation relations between the two countries were reviewed

HE Secretary-General of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Dr. Ahmed bin Hassan Al Hammadi met on Monday with HE Ambassador of the Republic of Sudan to the State of Qatar Ahmed Abdel-Rahman Mohamed Hassan Siwar Al Dahab. During the meeting, bilateral cooperation relations between the two countries were reviewed. 

Source: Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency (TIKA) |

TİKA Has Established a Poultry Farm

A great majority of the population in Niger lives on agriculture and husbandry, and the literacy rate among women is below 10%

TİKA established a modern poultry farm for the benefit of Mouradou Feri Women’s Group that operates in the village of Gorou Banda in Niamey, the capital of Niger. A great majority of the population in Niger lives on agriculture and husbandry, and the literacy rate among women is below 10%.…