Source: Islamic Development Bank Institute (IsDBI) |

18th Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) Global Forum to Explore Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and Leadership in Islamic Finance

This year’s Forum will bring together thought leaders, policymakers, financial experts, and other stakeholders in the Islamic finance industry to deliberate on innovative tools to foster sustainable development

The Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) Institute (https://IsDBInstitute.org/) is pleased to announce the 18th edition of the IsDB Global Forum on Islamic Finance to be held in Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, on 28 April 2024, in conjunction with the IsDB Group Annual Meetings and Golden Jubilee Celebration. Organized annually as…

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Source: Royal Thai Embassy, Cairo, Egypt |

270th Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Committee in Cairo (ACC) Meeting

The Meeting discussed about the preparations for the ASEAN Seminar with Egyptian Council for Foreign Affairs as well as the ACC Annual Activities in 2024 to raise awareness about ASEAN in Egypt

On 18 April 2024, Mr. Thanabordee Joothong, Chargé d'Affaires a.i, attended the 270th ASEAN Committee in Cairo (ACC) Meeting, chaired by Indonesia. The Meeting discussed about the preparations for the ASEAN Seminar with Egyptian Council for Foreign Affairs as well as the ACC Annual Activities in 2024 to raise awareness…

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs - Islamic Republic of Iran |

Iranian South African Foreign Ministers (FMs) discuss Gaza carnage Iran’s response to Israel

The Iranian foreign minister lauded the South African government for its historic initiative to file a lawsuit with the International Court of Justice (ICJ) against the Zionist regime for committing genocide

Foreign Minister of South Africa Naledi Pandor, in a phone call with her Iranian counterpart Hossein Amirabdollahian who is in  New York, discussed the latest developments in the two country’s bilateral ties and the situation in West Asia, especially following Iran’s legitimate response to the Zionist regime’s recent military attack…

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Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Weekly Press Conference: Focus on Achievements in the Humanitarian field and the forthcoming West African Youth Conference

The ECOWAS Youth and Sport Development Centre implements the Commission’s policy in areas related to youth, sport and volunteering

The ECOWAS Commissioner for Human Development and Social Affairs held a press conference at the Commission’s Headquarters in Abuja on 19 April 2024. Professor Fatou SOW SARR took the opportunity to talk about ECOWAS policies relating to humanitarian issues and youth. She heads a department that steers ECOWAS policy in…

President of the Republic of Kenya
Source: President of the Republic of Kenya |

Kenya: General Ogolla Laid to Rest

President Ruto said the country had lost a great military leader who served his country with passion and unwavering commitment

President William Ruto led the country in giving the late Chief of Defence Forces (CDF) General Francis Ogolla a befitting send-off. General Ogolla was laid to rest at his Alego home in Siaya County in a colourful ceremony complete with a 19-gun salute. President Ruto said the country had lost…

Source: Delegation of the European Union to Egypt |

Deputy Head of European Union (EU) Delegation emphasises EU commitment to Egyptian Technical and Vocational Education and Training at International Fair

The EU remains dedicated to promoting inclusive and quality education, expanding awareness of global trends in developing vocational and entrepreneurial skills

For the third consecutive year, EU in Egypt and Team Europe are participating in @edutech.egy - the Third Edition of EduTech Expo - International Fair and Forum for Technical, Vocational Education, Training, and Career Pathways, attended by the Deputy Head of the EU Delegation in Egypt, Anne Schouw.  At the…

Source: United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) |

Africa should invest in Science, technology and innovation to build a prosperous, just and sustainable future

These are sentiments echoed by African leaders, representatives and experts at the opening of the two-day Sixth African Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) Forum in Addis Ababa Ethiopia

Africa can build a more prosperous, just, and sustainable future if countries invest in science, technology and innovation, these are sentiments echoed by African leaders, representatives and experts at the opening of the two-day Sixth African Science, Technology and Innovation (STI)  Forum in Addis Ababa Ethiopia. Science, innovation and technology,…

Source: The Presidency of the Republic of South Africa |

South Africa: President Ramaphosa mourns passing of Struggle Veteran and Pan Africanist Dr Motsoko Pheko

President Ramaphosa offers his condolences to the family, comrades and associates nationally and internationally of Dr Pheko

President Cyril Ramaphosa has expressed his deep sadness at the passing of liberation struggle veteran and former Pan Africanist Congress (PAC) President Dr Motsoko Pheko. Dr Pheko passed away at the age of 93 on Friday, 19 April 2024. President Ramaphosa offers his condolences to the family, comrades and associates…

Source: FAO Regional Office for Africa |

Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) Regional Conference for Africa concludes with strong commitments toward agrifood system transformation

African nations recommit to Four Betters for accelerated progress on sustainable development goals

The 33rd Session of the FAO Regional Conference for Africa has concluded with a strong ministerial declaration that calls for greater support to build resilience in African countries against climate shocks, increase cooperation for Blue Transformation to intensify African aquaculture, a revival of underutilised African crops, and inclusive rural transformation.…

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Source: Ministry of Information, Eritrea |

Eritrea: Contribution to War-Disabled Veterans

The ‘EPLF-Hgdef Vision Paltalk Room’ group has been periodically extending material support to the National Association of Eritrean War-Disabled Veterans

Members of the ‘EPLF-Hgdef Vision Paltalk Room’ group, residing in various countries, contributed a 4.4 kW solar system valued at 120,000 Nakfa to war-disabled veteran fighters at Denden Camp. During the handover ceremony organized at the central office of the National Association of Eritrean War-Disabled Veterans, it was reported that…