Source: Presidency of the Arab Republic of Egypt |

Egypt: President El-Sisi Meets the Minister of Transport

The President was briefed on work progress in the establishment, upgrading and operation of ports across the republic

Today, President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi met with Minister of Transport, Lieutenant-General Engineer Kamel Al-Wazir; Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Ashraf Atwa; and a number of commanders of the Armed Forces. The President was briefed on work progress in the establishment, upgrading and operation of ports across the republic, given…

Source: Ministry of Information, Eritrea |

Massive cyber attack against Eritrea’s Internet System

The attempt was foiled by the defensive countermeasures deployed promptly

A massive cyber attack was unleashed against Eritrea’s Internet System on Independence Day, Friday, 24 May 2024, at 12:32’:47 in the afternoon hours. The attempt was foiled by the defensive countermeasures deployed promptly, and the network continued its functions without interruptions. The identity of the originators, architects, and implementers of…

Source: Ministry of Information, Eritrea |

Eritrea: Messages of Congratulations

President Sahle-Work Zewde of the Federal Republic of Ethiopia and King Abdullah of Jordan expressed their well-wishes for good health to President Isaias Afwerki

Heads of State and Government from Ethiopia and Jordan have extended their congratulations to the people and Government of Eritrea on the occasion of the 33rd Independence Day anniversary. President Sahle-Work Zewde of the Federal Republic of Ethiopia and King Abdullah of Jordan expressed their well-wishes for good health to…

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Source: Ministry of Information, Eritrea |

Eritrea: Diaspora Nationals Celebrate Independence Day Anniversary

In Saudi Arabia, nationals in Riyadh, Jeddah, Dammam, Khamis Mushait, and Al-Namas celebrated the 33rd Independence Day with various cultural and artistic performances

Nationals in Qatar, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, and Ethiopia enthusiastically celebrated the 33rd Independence Day anniversary under the theme “Peace Anchored on Resilience”. In Doha, the celebratory event was attended by numerous nationals, members of the diplomatic community, and invited guests. Eritrea’s Ambassador to Qatar, Mr. Ali Ibrahim, spoke…

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Libya: In Ghadames, Derj and Awal, Deputy Special Representative of the Secretary General (DSRSG) Gagnon highlights need for increased government support for sustainable development

DSRSG Gagnon also launched UNSMIL’s new youth strategy #YouEngage, with a focus on advocating for young women and men and offering training and networking opportunities to build their skills

On a three-day mission to Ghadames, Derj and Awal last week, Deputy Special Representative of the Secretary General and Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator, Georgette Gagnon, discussed  with more than  100 community leaders, youth and women their concerns and proposed solutions to advance sustainable development and peace in their communities, and…

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the People's Republic of China |

Mauritania: Xi Jinping to Attend the Opening Ceremony of the 10th Ministerial Conference of the China-Arab States Cooperation Forum and Deliver Keynote Speech

Member of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee and Minister of Foreign Affairs Wang Yi and Mauritania’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, Cooperatin and Mauritanians Abroad Mohamed Salem Ould Merzouk will co-chair the conference

Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Hua Chunying announces: As agreed by China and the Arab side, the 10th Ministerial Conference of the China-Arab States Cooperation Forum will be held on May 30 in Beijing. President Xi Jinping will attend the opening ceremony of the conference and deliver a keynote speech. Member of…

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Source: Kenya Rugby Union (KRU) |

Cheetahs crowned Super Series champions

Samson Onsomu expertly controlled the Cheetahs forwards, who soon returned to their full complement while Beldad Ogeta was a handful for the Lions

The Menengai Cream Cheetahs claimed their third Rugby Super Series title with an 18-10 victory over the KCB Bank Lions in a tight final played at Nairobi’s RFUEA Grounds on Saturday 25 May 2024. Two penalties from tournament top points scorer Quinto Ongo in between Levi Amunga’s penalty for the Lions…

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The Cabinet Secretary (CS) Nakhumicha and World Health Organization (WHO) Director General Discuss Progress on Universal Health Coverage (UHC)

CS Nakhumicha reiterated Kenya's commitment to re-engineering the health sector to prioritize promotive and preventive health

Prior to the official opening of the 77th World Health Assembly, Health Cabinet Secretary Nakhumicha Wafula met with World Health Organization Director-General Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus.  During the meeting, they discussed collaboration between Kenya and WHO. CS Nakhumicha briefed the Director-General on Kenya's milestones towards Universal Health Coverage (UHC). In…

Source: United Nations In Egypt |

The Secretary-General -- Message on the occasion of Africa Day 2024

Africa must have a seat at every multilateral forum — including the UN Security Council, the international financial system, and other global norm-setting structures

On Africa Day, we celebrate this dynamic and diverse continent and the contributions of Africans to our world. The continent’s young and growing population, its rich natural resources, its breathtaking beauty and cultural diversity give it outsize potential.  Initiatives like the African Continental Free Trade Area and the African Union’s…

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World Health Organization (WHO) welcomes funding support from the King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Centre (KSrelief) for critical health response operations in Sudan, Syria, and Yemen

In Sudan, the generous contribution of USD 5 million will ensure the provision of life-saving dialysis treatment for individuals living with kidney failure in 77 renal dialysis centers across the country

The World Health Organization (WHO) today signed funding agreements with the King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Centre (KSrelief) valued at USD 19.4 million to jointly address global health challenges including in emergency responses. The support will reinforce WHO operations and programmes in three countries namely Sudan, Syria, and Yemen.…