Source: Department of Employment and Labour: Republic of South Africa |

Minister Thulas Nxesi submits International Labour Organization convention to deal with violence and harassment in workplace

Minister Nxesi said the documents have been endorsed by the SA government and the instruments will now be submitted for ratification with the Director-General of the International Labour Office of the ILO

South Africa’s Employment and Labour Minister T.W Nxesi today officially handed over SA’s documents for registration and ratification with the International Labour Organization (ILO’s) convention dealing with violence and harassment in the workplace.  Minister Nxesi said the documents have been endorsed by the SA government and the instruments will now…

Source: Department of Mineral Resources and Energy: Republic of South Africa |

Minister Gwede Mantashe announces adjustment of fuel prices effective from 1 December 2021

South Africa’s fuel prices are adjusted on a monthly basis, informed by international and local factors

The Minister of Mineral Resources and Energy, Mr Gwede Mantashe, announces the adjustment of fuel prices based on current local and international factors with effect from the 1st of December 2021.    South Africa’s fuel prices are adjusted on a monthly basis, informed by international and local factors. International factors…

Source: Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency (TIKA) |

TİKA Built Physics and Chemistry Laboratories in a High School in Sudan

Özden noted that the school, where 217 girls study, was highly successful and that they hoped the laboratories built would help the school achieve even greater success

Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency (TİKA) built science laboratories for applied physics and chemistry classes in al-Mustaqbal Girls’ High School, run by the Welfare and Development Charity Organization (WeDCO), in the city of Kassala in eastern Sudan. In his speech, Bilal Özden, TİKA’s Khartoum Coordinator, stated that nearly 70 percent…

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Dakar welcomes Sahelian youth to the 1st edition of the YouthConnekt Sahel Forum

The YouthConnekt Sahel Forum 2021 aims to position Sahelian youth as leaders in the region's development narrative by promoting youth-led innovation, participation and engagement

From 30 November to 2 December 2021, Dakar will serve as the capital for Sahelian youth. The Senegalese capital will host young people from 10 Sahel countries for the first edition of the YouthConnekt Sahel Forum. The Sahel is host to the world’s youngest population, with an estimated 65 percent…

Source: Office for Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) |

Humanitarian Coordinator in the Democratic Republic of the Congo condemns attacks on displaced people in Ituri

Several people, including women and children, were killed and others injured in a violent incursion in the early morning of Sunday 28 November 2021

The Humanitarian Coordinator in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, David McLachlan-Karr, today expressed his outrage following a new attack by an armed group on a site hosting internally displaced people in Hivo, near to the Drodro site in Ituri province. Several people, including women and children, were killed and…

Source: World Food Programme (WFP) |

WFP welcomes KES 112.2 million support from the Russian Federation towards resilience-building in Kenya's arid lands

This contribution will form part of the in-kind food package that WFP is distributing in this year’s lean season, when farming families typically face hunger

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has welcomed a consignment of fortified vegetable oil worth KES 112.2 million (US$1 million) from the Russian Federation in support of its resilience building activities in the drought-stricken arid counties of Kenya. This contribution will form part of the in-kind food package that…

Source: African Development Bank Group (AfDB) |

2021 Africa Investment Forum Postponed

The African Development Bank Group and the Government of Côte d’Ivoire wish to thank previously expected participants and delegations and look forward to hosting the event at a future date

Following consultations with the Government of Côte d’Ivoire and the Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group (www.AfDB.org), the 2021 Africa Investment Forum scheduled for December 1-3, 2021, in Abidjan, is postponed until further notice. The President of the African Development Bank Group, Dr. Akinwumi Adesina said: “The…

Source: United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR) |

Training Academy for Early Warning Experts from IGAD, SADC and Member States Concludes

This training academy will contribute to the capacity building for advancing disaster risk reduction agenda in Africa

From 22-25 November 2021, a four-day Training Academy on disaster risk reduction and early warning systems took place. Experts responsible for disaster risk management and meteorological/hydrological services from the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), IGAD Member States, Southern Africa Development Community (SADC), as well as Malawi, Mozambique, and the United…

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TECNO, Samsung Electronics and DXOMARK Forecast Mobile Camera Trends 2022 at A Counterpoint Webinar

Speakers Tarun Pathak, Hervé Macudzinski, Pan Xuebao, and Jimmy Hsu shared their insights on camera innovation, market trends, and the latest developments in imaging technology

During a webinar entitled “Global Mobile Camera Trends 2022: Innovation Talk”, experts in the field of optical imaging technology along with leading industry research analysts discussed how camera systems are evolving, and how they have become critical for OEMs as consumers place increasing importance on image capture. Mobile camera trends…

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Ghana and Burkina Faso men’s teams secured their qualification for next year’s event along with Ghana’s women’s team

After 11 fixtures, it was Ghana, Burkina Faso, Benin and Cote d’Ivoire who proved indomitable in the attractive contest with hundreds of patrons on the day

Eight male and five female teams put up an exciting and action-packed performance in the Rugby Africa Sevens World Cup qualifiers (www.RugbyAfrique.com) that took place this weekend at the Paa Joe Stadium in Kumasi. On Saturday, after 11 fixtures, it was Ghana, Burkina Faso, Benin and Cote d’Ivoire who proved…