Source: FIFA |

FIFA launches online tool to track race to Mundial de Clubes FIFA 25™

The tool will serve not only as a reference point for supporters, but also media and other stakeholders

New tool to track qualifying race for places at maiden Mundial de Clubes FIFA™ (www.FIFA.com); Seven sections cover global qualifiers and teams’ progress in each continent; Inaugural tournament to be held between 15 June and 13 July 2025 in the United States FIFA has launched an intuitive online club ranking…

Source: The Republic of Uganda - Ministry of Foreign Affairs |

Minister of Foreign Affairs, Hon. Gen Odongo Jeje Abubakher Receives Credentials for Mrs. Nwanneakolam Vwede-Obahor, As United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Resident Representative to Uganda

The credentials ceremony took place at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Kampala

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Uganda is pleased to announce that the Honorable General Odongo Jeje Abubakher, Minister of Foreign Affairs, this morning received copies of credentials from Mrs. Nwanneakolam Vwede-Obahor, the designated Resident Representative of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) to Uganda. The credentials…

Source: Afreximbank |

Geometric Power Commissions the Afreximbank-Backed 141 MW Aba Integrated Power Project

The Aba IPP is equipped with renowned world class infrastructure including three GE LM6000 Gas turbines, with a capacity to produce up to 47MW each

The 141 MW Aba Integrated Power Project (Aba IPP), an Afreximbank-financed project (www.Afreximbank.com), was officially commissioned in Abia State by the Vice President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, H.E Kashim Shettima. A first of its kind in Nigeria, the Aba IPP is a pioneering initiative capable of generating and…

Source: The Republic of Uganda - Ministry of Foreign Affairs |

Minister of Foreign Affairs, Hon. Gen Odongo Jeje Abubakher, Meets With H.E Xavier Sticker, Ambassador of France to Uganda

France reaffirmed its unwavering commitment to investing significantly in Uganda's socio-economic development

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Uganda is pleased to announce that the Honorable General Odongo Jeje Abubakher, Minister of Foreign Affairs, held a constructive meeting today with His Excellency Xavier Sticker, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of France to the Republic of Uganda. The…

Source: UN News |

Wheat from war-torn Ukraine to feed families affected by conflict in Sudan

More than 7,000 tonnes of wheat donated by war-ravaged Ukraine will help to feed one million conflict-affected people in Sudan for a month, the UN World Food Programme (WFP) said on Wednesday

The in-kind donation – part of the ‘Grain from Ukraine’ humanitarian initiative launched by President Volodymyr Zelenskyy – arrived in the coastal city of Port Sudan and was loaded onto WFP trucks for emergency food distributions. The UN agency is working around the clock to urgently deliver critical food assistance to families…

Source: South African Government |

Deputy Minister Sibongiseni Dhlomo on claims paid out to ex-mineworkers

Over R76m paid to ex-mineworkers in the North West since the project was launched

The Deputy Minister of Health, Dr Sibongiseni Dhlomo has praised the North West Province for registering massive progress in the provincial department’s endeavour to trace and track ex-mineworkers who left work without claiming their benefits. Accompanied by the North West Health MEC Madoda Sambatha at Westvaal Hospital, the Deputy Minister…

Source: Energy Capital & Power |

Africa’s Energy Frontiers Draw Chinese Investors

As China’s state oil firms spearhead deepwater exploration and pipeline infrastructure across the continent, the Invest in African Energy forum aims to unlock further Chinese capital and participation

As the continent’s largest trading partner, China has played an active role in harnessing Africa’s energy resources and developing critical infrastructure to date. As the country seeks to secure future energy supplies – as well as foster regional diplomacy in the Global South – China has expanded its stakes in…

Source: U.S. Embassy in Angola |

Angola: Visit by the Assistant Secretary of the US Department of Agriculture (USDA)

The event served to demonstrate and taste US poultry and beef liver in the retail sector

On February 27, 2024, the Assistant Secretary of the USDA, Xochitl Torres Small, visited the Fresmart store in Luanda. The event served to demonstrate and taste US poultry and beef liver in the retail sector. US Assistant Secretary Xochitl Torres Small also assisted an Angolan chef in a brief cooking…

Source: Ministry of Health, Kenya |

International Vaccine Institute (IVI) Launches New Country and Project Office in Kenya to Lead Advancing Vaccine End-to-End Capabilities (AVEC) Africa Project

The AVEC Africa project aims to accelerate the development and manufacturing of vaccines in the region through end-to-end research and development projects

The International Vaccine Institute (IVI) has announced the opening of a new Country and Project Office in Kenya, marking a significant step in the organization's efforts to advance vaccine research and development in Africa.  This office will serve as the headquarters for IVI's Advancing Vaccine End-to-End Capabilities (AVEC) initiative in…

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Smart Africa’s Digital Academy receives a $20mn grant from the World Bank to expand across Africa

SADA aims to bridge the digital skills gap in African countries, improving employability and meeting the emerging talent needs of African citizens

The World Bank is partnering with Smart Africa (www.SmartAfrica.org), to scale up the Smart Africa Digital Academy (SADA) initiative from a national to a regional focus as part of the Western Africa Regional Digital Integration Program (WARDIP), in a bid to advance regional integration of digital markets through a USD…