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

The African Union Transition Mission in Somalia (ATMIS) airlifts much needed national examination materials to Federal Member States

This timely operation ensures that all children, even in hard-to-reach areas, can fully participate in the upcoming national exams

The African Union Transition Mission in Somalia (ATMIS) has successfully airlifted vital examination materials to over 21 locations, just days before the weeklong National High School Examinations are set to begin this Saturday. This timely operation ensures that all children, even in hard-to-reach areas, can fully participate in the upcoming…

Source: Ministry of Information, Eritrea |

Eritrea: Message of Congratulations

President Isaias expressed his trust that the re-election of President Cyril Ramaphosa will further advance the economic development and technological progress in the Republic of South Africa

President Isaias Afwerki sent a message of congratulations on behalf of the people and Government of Eritrea, as well as on his own behalf, to President Cyril Ramaphosa, President of the Republic of South Africa, for his re-election and inauguration for a second term as the President of the Republic…

Source: State House Seychelles |

Seychelles: President Ramkalawan sends message of condolences following the passing of Mr. Thomas Alexis

Mr. Alexis was a Seychellois musical icon who has made immense contributions to the Seychelles music industry

The President of the Republic of Seychelles, Mr. Wavel Ramkalawan has sent a message of condolences following the passing of music pioneer, Mr. Thomas Alexis. "On behalf of the country and on my personal behalf, we convey our warmest thoughts of strength and courage during this time of bereavement to…

Source: State House Seychelles |

Seychelles: President Ramkalawan attends graduation ceremony for School of Advanced Level Studies

The President’s Cup was awarded to Daniel Bedier who has demonstrated consistency in all areas of his two- year studies

President Wavel Ramkalawan accompanied by First Lady Linda Ramkalawan were the guests of honour at the18th graduation ceremony for students who had successfully completed their studies at the School of Advanced Level Studies (SALS). The ceremony was hosted at the International Conference Centre Seychelles (ICCS) yesterday afternoon. The highlight of…

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Source: African Energy Chamber |

CORRECTION - A Model for African Producers: Wing Wah’s $2B Integrated Energy Project to Bolster Resource Monetization in the Republic of the Congo

The Chinese oil and gas company is developing a multi-faceted oil and gas project in the Republic of the Congo – a model which can be replicated in other resource-rich nations across the region

The Republic of the Congo has a goal of increasing hydrocarbon production to 500,000 barrels per day (bpd) and projects such as Wing Wah Oil Company’s Banga Kayo development will serve as catalysts for meeting this objective. The project is a strong example for how integration and scalability can be…

Source: United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) |

Security Threat Looms as Defragmentation of NAS Poses Concern in Yei: United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) asks to assist

The situation is being further exacerbated by a surge in misinformation and disinformation spreading from South Sudan into neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo

Persistent violence by armed groups has been raised as the top concern for communities and local authorities in Yei and Lainya in the Central Equatoria region during a peace and security mission by representatives of the United Nations peacekeeping mission in South Sudan (UNMISS). During discussions about insecurity, the Commissioner…

Source: Republic of Liberia: Executive Mansion |

Liberia: President Boakai Publishes his Assets Declaration

This move underscores his vision for a Liberia where honesty and integrity form the bedrock of governance and where the principles of fairness and justice guide the nation's progress

President Joseph Nyuma Boakai, Sr. has made public his assets declaration as part of his unwavering stand for transparency and aversion to corruption and graft. The President said his action is in fulfilment of his commitment to upholding the Constitution and laws of Liberia, in addition to his dedication to…

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Africa Offers Attractive Investment Opportunities for Japanese Firms, Say African Development Bank Leaders

Bank leaders underscored the institution's commitment to making investing in Africa more attractive

Africa presents a compelling investment destination for Japanese firms, with high growth potential and the African Development Bank's strong support to manage risks, African Development Bank Group (www.AfDB.org) leaders stressed at the Japan-Africa Business Forum in Tokyo. "Africa has huge private sector opportunities. The continent offers some of the highest…

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CORRECTION - Nigeria: African Development Bank and Infrastructure Credit Guarantee Company Limited sign $15 million agreement to enhance infrastructure financing

InfraCredit is a specialized Nigerian credit guarantee company that mobilizes long-term capital from institutional investors to support infrastructure projects

The African Development Bank (www.AfDB.org) and Infrastructure Credit Guarantee Company Limited (InfraCredit) have signed an agreement for a $15 million subordinated loan facility to strengthen InfraCredit's capital base and attract institutional investors’ resources to help close Nigeria's infrastructure financing gap. Lamin Barrow, Director General of the African Development Bank's Nigeria Country…

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Belarus |

Ambassador of Belarus P.Vziatkin meets with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ethiopia

The main attention during the conversation between the Belarusian diplomat and the Head of the Ethiopian Foreign Ministry was paid to the development of political dialogue, the expansion of trade and economic ties

Promising areas of cooperation and current issues on the bilateral agenda were discussed on June 21, 2024 in Addis Ababa during the meeting between Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Belarus to the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, Pavel Vziatkin, and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ethiopia, Taye Atske…