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Afreximbank signs two deals totaling US$80 million for Zimbabwe’s CBZ Bank

The line of credit facility will strengthen financial intermediaries’ capacity to support SMEs through financing product and capacity building

In two deals signed at the recently concluded Afreximbank Annual Meetings, African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) (www.Afreximbank.com) is providing a US$60 million line of credit and a US$20 million Afreximbank Trade Facilitation Programme (AFTRAF) facility to CBZ Bank Limited, Zimbabwe’s largest bank. The line of credit facility will strengthen financial intermediaries’…

Source: Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) |

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Permanent Observer Mission to the United Nations and the ECOWAS Group at the United Nations Organize a Series of High-Level Events to Commemorate the 49th Anniversary of ECOWAS

The key objective of the event was to enable exchanges on ECOWAS’ initiatives in promoting Good Governance and sustainable development

The first in the series of events organized by the ECOWAS Permanent Observer Mission and the ECOWAS Group at the United Nations was a High-Level Dialogue at the UN Headquarters on ‘Regionalism, Democracy and Development in West Africa: Building Blocks to Strengthening Multilateralism’, which held on Friday, June 7, 2024.…

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Senator, Dr. Rasha Kelej focuses on Ending Child Marriage and Supporting Girl Education in Africa in the Second Episode of “Our Africa by Merck Foundation” TV program

‘Our Africa by Merck Foundation’ is a pan African TV program that is conceptualized, produced, directed, and co-hosted by Senator, Dr. Rasha Kelej, CEO of Merck Foundation to feature African Fashion Designers, Singers, and prominent experts

Merck Foundation (www.Merck-Foundation.com), the philanthropic arm of Merck KGaA Germany has released the Second Episode of their First-ever TV program – ‘Our Africa by Merck Foundation’ on their social media handles. ‘Our Africa by Merck Foundation’ is a pan African TV program that is conceptualized, produced, directed, and co-hosted by Senator, Dr. Rasha Kelej, CEO…

Source: United Kingdom Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office |

Change of British High Commissioner to Eswatini: Colin Wells

Colin Wells has been appointed British High Commissioner to the Kingdom of Eswatini

Mr Colin Wells has been appointed British High Commissioner to the Kingdom of Eswatini in succession to Mr Simon Boyden, who will be transferring to another Diplomatic Service appointment. Mr Wells will take up his appointment during August 2024. Curriculum vitae Full name: Colin Neil Wells          Year Role 2021 to…

Source: World Health Organization (WHO) - Ethiopia |

Government of Japan Supports Mental Health Gap Action Programme (mhGAP) Training in Amhara Region, Ethiopia

The emergency situation in Northern Ethiopia has led to widespread psychological trauma among the affected population, significantly straining the psychosocial support system

In response to the pressing mental health needs caused by the ongoing conflict and drought in Northern Ethiopia, the Government of Japan, in collaboration with the World Health Organization (WHO), supported task shifting mental health service provision capacity building training for primary care workers.  The Government of Japan has generously…

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African Energy Week (AEW) 2024 Technical Hub to Unpack Cutting-Edge Solutions, Innovations in African Oil and Gas

The AEW 2024 technical hub will host high-level presentations and discussions featuring experts and innovators from the African energy sector

The upcoming African Energy Week (AEW): Invest in African Energy conference – Africa’s premier event for the energy sector, taking place from November 4-8 in Cape Town – will host a technical hub, offering valuable insights into the future of energy including groundbreaking projects and new opportunities for collaboration and…

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Liberian Agriculture Minister Nuetah pays official visit to China

The two sides exchanged views on friendly cooperation in the field of agriculture, and expressed willingness to implement the Plan for China Supporting Africa's Agricultural Modernization proposed by President Xi Jinping

On June 18, at the invitation of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs of the People's Republic of China, Hon. J. Alexabder Nuetah, Minister of Agriculture of Liberia, visited China and met with Hon. Ma Youxiang, Vice Minister of Agriculture and Rural Affairs of China. The two sides exchanged…

Source: The Presidency, Republic of Ghana |

Debt Restructuring Will Revive Stalled Projects - President Akufo-Addo

This restructuring has set the domestic debt-to-GDP ratio on a path to reach 55% by the end of 2028

The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has in a significant development for Ghana's economic recovery, announced that many of the country's stalled projects will soon resume, thanks to successful negotiations on the restructuring of Ghana's debt. Speaking at the presentation of credentials to nine newly appointed diplomats…

Source: The Presidency, Republic of Ghana |

Ghana's Economic Recovery On Course - President Akufo-Addo Affirms

President Akufo-Addo's confidence in Ghana's economic revival is further supported by the ongoing efforts to attract foreign investment and strengthen international cooperation

The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has reassured Ghanaians and the international community that the country's economy is on a strong recovery path. During the presentation of credentials to nine newly appointed diplomats at the Jubilee House, the President highlighted significant economic strides and the resilience shown…

Source: The Presidency, Republic of Ghana |

Vigilantism Laws To Be Enforced Ahead Of December 2024 Elections, President Akufo-Addo Vows

The enforcement of vigilantism laws and the government's efforts to ensure peaceful elections are vital for Ghana's continued democratic progress

The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has as Ghana approaches its presidential and parliamentary elections in December 2024, reiterated his commitment to enforcing the laws on vigilantism to ensure free, fair, transparent, and credible elections. Speaking at the presentation of credentials to nine newly appointed diplomats at…