United States Embassy in Angola
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    • The Embassy of the United States in Luanda, Angola, is pleased to announce the arrival of 464,090 doses of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine that the U.S is sharing with Angola through COVAX
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Source: United States Embassy in Angola |

Coronavirus – Angola: USG Shares Additional 464,090 Doses of Pfizer Covid-19 Vaccine with Angola

This third batch brings the total number of doses of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine provided to Angola by the United States to 1,646,960

The Embassy of the United States in Luanda, Angola, is pleased to announce the arrival of 464,090 doses of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine that the U.S is sharing with Angola through COVAX. We are sharing these doses not to secure favors or extract concessions. Our vaccines do not come with…

Human Rights Watch (HRW)
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    • UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson (left), then Foreign Secretary, and Paul Kagame (right), President of Rwanda, meet during the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in London, April 17, 2018. © 2018 Press Association via AP Images
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Rwanda: Round Ups-Linked to Commonwealth Meeting

Detention, Ill-Treatment of Poor, Gay, and Transgender People

Rwandan authorities rounded up and arbitrarily detained over a dozen gay and transgender people, sex workers, street children, and others in the months before a planned June 2021 high-profile international conference, Human Rights Watch said. They were held in a transit center in Gikondo neighborhood of the capital Kigali, unofficially called…

United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS)
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    • UNMISS and local communities in Morobo, Central Equatoria, came together to organize a 5-kilometer run to mark International Day of Peace. Photo by Surur Ali Ayile/UNMISS
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Running for harmony: Residents of Morobo celebrate International Day of Peace

5-kilometer run has been a regular fixture in Morobo county, Central Equatoria, bringing people together in the spirit of unity in diversity

“I’m really happy to participate in this run and am proud that women took the first and the second positions,” says Cecilia Sande from Morobo. Since 2016, this 5-kilometer run has been a regular fixture in Morobo county, Central Equatoria, bringing people together in the spirit of unity in diversity.…

Source: Embassy of Finland in Pretoria, South Africa |

Ministry for Foreign Affairs strengthens the network of Finland's missions abroad and invests in measures promoting the availability of skilled labour

In 2021, missions will be opened in Dakar, Senegal, and Doha, Qatar

The Government proposes EUR 1.3 billion in appropriations for the Ministry for Foreign Affairs. The promotion of human rights, the rule of law, democracy, peace, freedom, tolerance and equality in all international activities forms the central element of the value base on which Finland’s foreign and security policy rests. The…

Source: South African Government |

Coronavirus: 21% of Adults now Fully Vaccinated, as South Africa Exits Third Wave

According to Health Department, South Africa administered 9, 419 jabs in the past 24 hours, pushing the total to 16, 827, 790

Twenty-one percent of the country’s adult population is now fully vaccinated after 6 187 people either received a Johnson & Johnson shot or the second jab of the Pfizer vaccine on Sunday. According to Health Department, South Africa administered 9, 419 jabs in the past 24 hours, pushing the total to…

United Nations Assistance Mission in Somalia (UNSOM)
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    • International Partners Visit Garowe for Discussions on Local and Federal Elections
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International Partners Visit Garowe for Discussions on Local and Federal Elections

In addition to meeting with Puntland’s leader, the delegation also met with the Chairperson of Puntland’s State Electoral Implementation Team (SEIT), Abdikarim Muse Mohamud

Continuing their regular contact with the leaders of Somalia’s Federal Member States, representatives of some of the country’s international partners today visited Puntland to discuss a range of issues, with a particular focus on upcoming local and federal elections.  “On the local elections, we were heartened to learn about the…

United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS)
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    • UNMISS Sensitizes Residents of Twic County in Warrap on the Revitalized Peace Agreement
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UNMISS Sensitizes Residents of Twic County in Warrap on the Revitalized Peace Agreement

In this regard, the UN Peacekeeping mission held a two-day workshop for women and youth representatives, traditional leaders and community members

The Civil Affairs Division of the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) is continuing to engage with all stakeholders across Warrap state to promote the provisions contained within the Revitalized Peace Agreement of 2018. In this regard, the UN Peacekeeping mission held a two-day workshop for women and youth…

Source: World Health Organization (WHO) |

Re-opening -- call for experts from African and South East Asian WHO regions to join the Scientific Advisory Group for the Origins of Novel Pathogens (SAGO)

Re-opening nominations from 27 to 29 September 2021

WHO has received many excellent applications for the WHO Scientific Advisory Group for the Origins of Novel Pathogens (SAGO), but is reopening nominations for three days in order to attract additional candidates. WHO would like to particularly encourage applications from the African and South East Asian WHO regions and from…

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    • Rugby Africa’s Egyptian Unstoppable – Sanaa Barakat
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In good times and bad times rugby is life for Rugby Africa’s Unstoppable Sanaa Barakat

Having joined the game in her last year of college, the passionate player is the epitome of having the game define and refine one’s life journey

Balancing life, work and the love for the game, Egypt’s rugby player and Rugby Africa’s (RugbyAfrique.com) Unstoppable Sanaa Barakat would have it no other way. Handpicked as one of 12 leading women in rugby on the African continent as part of Rugby Africa’s #Unstoppables, the vibrant young woman is leading…

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    • Africa Oil Week Set to Host First-Ever In-Person Event in Dubai
    • The leading oil and gas show for Africa will host its 27th edition in Dubai
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Africa Oil Week Set to Host First-Ever In-Person Event in Dubai

Scheduled to be held from 8-11 November 2021, the event will facilitate the growth of the African oil and gas industry by acting as a gateway to opportunities in the Middle East

Africa Oil Week (AOW) (www.Africa-OilWeek.com), the leading oil and gas show for Africa is scheduled to host its 27th edition in Dubai. The event will be held on 8-11 November 2021 at Madinat Jumeirah. Owing to the organisers’ emphasis on the safety and wellbeing of attendees, the event will be…