Source: Embassy of France in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia |

Mission of the Lyon Confluence Museum in Addis Ababa

This mission, under the auspices of the city of Lyon, was conducted with the help of the Embassy of France

The Confluences museum team came to Addis Ababa this week. The objective: to lead a workshop for the national museum, that wishes to take again part in the section devoted to ethnography along its course. This mission, under the auspices of the city of Lyon, was conducted with the help…

U.S. Embassy in Cameroon
Source: U.S. Embassy in Cameroon |

New Job Electronic Application Management System

The entire application process will be done online, using the Electronic Recruitment Application (ERA) powered by Monster.com

The U.S. Mission to Cameroon is pleased to introduce a new electronic application management system which will be used to hire new employees of the Mission. Effective November 14, 2018, the Mission will no longer accept paper or email applications.  The entire application process will be done online, using the…

Source: U.S. Embassy in Mozambique |

Call for Project Abstracts and Full Proposals: U.S. Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation

The U.S. Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP) supports the preservation of cultural sites, cultural objects, and forms of traditional cultural expression in more than 100 developing countries around the world

U.S. Mission Maputo is calling for project abstracts and full proposals for the Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP) 2019 Small Grants Program.  Project abstracts submitted via email at MaputoPDProposals@state.gov will be accepted until 5:30 p.m. on November 9, 2018.  For proposal abstracts that advance to Round 2, the deadline…

Source: International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) |

South Sudan: International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) facilitates release of 24 detainees

International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) medical staff were present at the releases to assess the detainees’ health condition and make sure they are fit to travel

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has facilitated the release of 24 persons detained in relation to the conflict in South Sudan, including 16 detainees released on Friday. This week marks the first releases of prisoners supervised by the ICRC and following the signing of the latest peace…

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Special Economic Zones are key in reviving manufacturing In South Africa – Dube Trade Port CEO

Erskine was addressing the Select Joint Oversight Committee on Trade, International Relations, Economic and Business Development during their visit to the Durban-based Dube Tradeport SEZ

The Chief Executive Officer of the Dube Tradeport, Mr Hamish Erskine says Special Economic Zones (SEZs) are key in reviving the manufacturing sector and creating sustainable jobs. Erskine was addressing the Select Joint Oversight Committee on Trade, International Relations, Economic and Business Development during their visit to the Durban-based Dube…

Source: Ecobank |

Ecobank Transnational Incorporated announces co-option of new director

A native of Senegal, Mrs. Aichatou Agne Pouye is a professional with more than 30 years of experience in the private sector, public administration and international organisations

Ecobank Transnational Incorporated (ETI), parent company of the Ecobank Group (www.Ecobank.com), announces the co-option to its Board of Directors of Mrs. Aichatou Agne Pouye.   A native of Senegal, Mrs. Aichatou Agne Pouye is a professional with more than 30 years of experience in the private sector, public administration and international…

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Uber launches Safety Toolkit for riders and drivers

This week Uber announced the new Safety Toolkit which, over the next few weeks, will be rolled out to the millions of riders, drivers and delivery-partners using the app across Europe, Middle East and Africa

Uber (www.Uber.com) to double down on safety and roll out Safety Toolkit for riders and drivers across 38 countries, including Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda; Features to include Safety Centre, Trusted Contacts, Share Trip, emergency assistance button and customisable speed alerts This week Uber announced the new Safety Toolkit…

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Hanergy Introduces its Cutting-Edge BIPV Product in the Middle East Market

Hanergy Thin Film Power Group as part of its global launch, introduced in Dubai on Tuesday (Oct. 9) its innovative BIPV product – HanWall, the world’s first integrated solar powered wall solution for Middle East market

Accelerates its expansion plan in the region; Clinches a contract with General Logistic Company to co-build the project in Oman’s Green New Landmark  The world’s largest thin-film power solution company, Hanergy Thin Film Power Group (00566.hk) (http://www.Hanergy.com/), as part of its global launch, introduced in Dubai on Tuesday (Oct. 9)…

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International Road Transport Organisation (IRU) Media Prize awarded to journalist Mike King from Breakbulk, USA

Mike King is a multi-award-winning journalist, as well as a shipping and logistics consultant

International Road Transport Organisation (IRU) (www.IRU.org), the world road transport organisation today announces the winner of the 2018 IRU Media Prize on the future of transport and trade. The IRU Media Prize celebrates the significant contribution of journalists to current debate within the transport sector, and coincides with the upcoming IRU…

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Kennie-O Cold Chain Logistics from Nigeria Crowned Champion of Africa’s First Scaling Up Nutrition Pitch Competition

Kennie-O Cold Chain Logistics was established in 2014 to provide reliable cold chain solutions for Nigeria’s food industry, thereby reducing post-harvest losses

A Nigerian business is celebrating after winning a competition involving some of the continent’s most exciting enterprises working to improve access to nutritious foods. Kennie-O Cold Chain Logistics from Kwarah State was crowned champion of the first Africa edition of the Scaling Up Nutrition Pitch Competition held at the Nutrition…