Source: African Union Transition Mission in Somalia (ATMIS) |

African Union Transition Mission in Somalia (ATMIS) launches investigation into alleged civilian casualties in Buulo Mareer

ATMIS extends its deepest condolences to the bereaved families and wishes them strength during this difficult time

The African Union Transition Mission in Somalia (ATMIS) has learned with deep concern of a tragic incident in Buulo Mareer on 17 July 2024, involving the loss of two civilian lives and injury to another. ATMIS is aware of media allegations linking the Mission to these unfortunate events. The Mission has…

Source: African Union Transition Mission in Somalia (ATMIS) |

African Union Transition Mission in Somalia (ATMIS) Ethiopia National Defence Forces (ENDF) troops donate medical supplies to Bay Regional Hospital

The donation consisted of 73 different drugs and essential supplies including antibiotics such as amoxicillin, azithromycin, erythromycin, cetirizine, dextrose and insulin

Ethiopia National Defence Forces (ENDF) troops serving with the African Union Transition Mission in Somalia (ATMIS) have donated medical supplies to Bay Regional Hospital in South West State to improve access to healthcare in the region. The donation, made in response to a request from the South West State administration,…

Source: Presidency of the Arab Republic of Egypt |

Egypt: President El-Sisi Extends Condolences to Oman’s Sultan for the Victims of Shooting Incident

President El-Sisi reiterated Egypt's condemnation of this heinous terrorist act and expressed full solidarity with the Sultanate of Oman during this challenging time

Today, President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi spoke by phone with Sultan of Oman, His Majesty Sultan Haitham bin Tariq Al Said. President El-Sisi extended his sincere and deepest condolences for the victims of the shooting incident in Al-Wadi Al-Kabeer area of Muscat. The President prayed to Allah the Almighty to envelope…

Source: Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) |

Interdepartmental Meeting on the Rightsizing of Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Maritime Coordination Centres

The meeting is aimed at reviewing and streamlining the structure of the EMCCs to ensure their effective functioning and sustainability

Since the establishment of the ECOWAS Integrated Maritime Strategy (EIMS) in 2014, the operationalization of the ECOWAS Maritime Coordination Centres (EMCCs) across maritime zones E, F, and G, as well as the West Africa Regional Maritime Coordination Centre (CRESMAO), has significantly contributed to the reduction of piracy and sea robbery…

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs - Sri Lanka |

High Commissioner Bogollagama meets South African Minister of International Relations and Cooperation

Both dignitaries expressed a strong commitment to enhancing cooperation and deeper ties between their respective governments

High Commissioner of Sri Lanka in the United Kingdom Rohitha Bogollagama met the new South African Minister of International Relations and Cooperation Ronald Lamola at the Service of Thanksgiving celebrating the 30th Year of South Africa’s Democracy. The event was hosted by the High Commission of South Africa in London on…

Source: Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) |

Inaugural Meeting of Heads of National Boundary Commissions Held in Accra

The main objective of the meeting was to agree on the establishment of a coordination mechanism between national and regional actors for a better articulation of the implementation of border governance strategies within the ECOWAS region

Over the years, ECOWAS Member States have initiated policies and legal frameworks to address migration management, border delimitation, security, and development of border regions. Many countries have established or strengthened National Boundary Commissions with border governance responsibilities. However, there is a real challenge in terms of strengthening synergies, the articulation…

Source: State House Sierra Leone |

Sierra Leone’s President Julius Maada Bio Welcomes New Secretary to President, Praises his Extensive Expertise on Matters of Governance

He also bade farewell to the outgoing Secretary to the President, Dr Julius Sandy, and thanked him for his years of invaluable service and support to the presidency

His Excellency President Dr Julius Maada Bio has presided over the oath-taking ceremony of the new Secretary to the President, Dr Emmanuel Gaima, expressing hope and confidence that he will bring his extensive expertise on matters of governance to bear on the tasks and demands of his new role. He…

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

President Ramkalawan congratulates President Kagame on his re-election

Seychelles and Rwanda share strong and dynamic relations

The President of Republic of Seychelles, Mr. Wavel Ramkalawan, conveyed his congratulations to H.E. Paul Kagame on his successful re-election as the President of the Republic of Rwanda. In his message, President Ramkalawan, stated: “I am pleased to extend my heartfelt congratulations on your re-election as President of the Republic…

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Sankofa Events to Acquire Africa Oil Week, Heralding New Era of Inclusive Energy Dialogue

The African Energy Chamber supports the acquisition by Sankofa Events and believes this to be a crucial step towards driving inclusive engagement among African and global energy stakeholders

Africa Oil Week (AOW) – an Africa-hosted oil and gas conference – will be acquired by Sankofa Events, a London startup created in July 2024, led by Paul Sinclair – former Government Relations Executive of Africa Oil Week. Aimed at transforming the event, the acquisition will see the conference take…

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African Energy Chamber Welcomes Court Decision in Favor of Free Speech and Energy Development

The AEC views this as a victory not just for the Chamber, but for the right of Africans continue exploring and producing oil and gas

The African Energy Chamber (AEC) (https://EnergyChamber.org/) welcomes the decision by Judge Unterhalter to send Africa Oil Week's (AOW) defamation case against the AEC to a trial court – citing lack of merits for a summary judgment. The AEC views this as a victory not just for the Chamber, but for…