Source: British High Commission - Lilongwe |

Coronavirus - Malawi: UK Emergency Medical Team provides COVID-19 support and training to health workers in Malawi

A UK Emergency Medical Team (EMT) will deploy to Malawi for 8 weeks to support the Ministry of Health’s Covid-19 response

A UK Emergency Medical Team (EMT) will deploy to Malawi for 8 weeks to support the Ministry of Health’s Covid-19 response, particularly in management of critically ill COVID patients, community perceptions around COVID-19 and support to community engagement on national COVID-19 vaccination efforts. The UK EMT is a rapid medical…

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African Union of Broadcasting (AUB) and Canal+ to kick against Television Signal piracy

Officials of the two corporations met in Dakar, discussed the issue as a prelude to the upcoming Africa Cup of Nations

Television Signal piracy is a real shortfall for the audiovisual industry, nowadays. During the African Nations Championship held in Cameroon in January-February 2021, opportunity was given to the African Union of Broadcasting (www.uar-AUB.org ) to (re) take stock of satellite and online piracy, during broadcast time. Out of 32 games delivered in…

Source: United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) |

UNESCO hands over the Religious Leaders’ Adolescent and Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights’ Toolkit

Two versions of the toolkit, one for Muslim and the other for Christian denominations, were developed after the adaptation to the Tanzanian context of the generic toolkit developed in 2019 by the World Council of Churches

UNESCO Dar es salaam Head of Office, Mr Tirso Dos Santos has handed over 560 copies of the Religious Leaders’ Adolescents, Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights toolkit on 18 October 2021 to Tanzania Interfaith Partnership (TIP). Two versions of the toolkit, one for Muslim and the other for Christian…

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

Alive and thriving, thanks to the Sudan Humanitarian Fund

The Sudan Humanitarian Fund is a country-based pooled fund managed by OCHA Sudan under the leadership of the Humanitarian Coordinator

Galal* is a healthy 1-year-old baby boy who loves to laugh. He is alive and thriving today with the help of the Alight programmes funded by the Sudan Humanitarian Fund (SHF) and other donors in eastern Sudan.  Galal’s mother brought him and his 10-year-old sister to the Tunaydbah refugee settlement…

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Djibouti Rolls Out COVID-19 Vaccinations for Migrants

Around 70 migrants have received jabs since the vaccination drive began on 12 October and it will continue till at least the end of the year

Migrants in Djibouti are being vaccinated against COVID-19 for the first time, as the International Organization for Migration (IOM) works with the Government to support the national immunization effort.  Since the start of the COVID-19 vaccine roll-out globally, IOM has been advocating for the inclusion of migrants and Djibouti is…

Source: Human Rights Watch (HRW) |

Rwanda: Crackdown on Opposition, Media Intensifies

Space for Dissent Closes

Rwandan authorities have arrested nine people linked to an opposition party and a journalist in the last week, as they intensify their crackdown on opponents and critics, Human Rights Watch said. The crackdown appears connected to an event, "Ingabire Day," organized by the unregistered opposition party Dalfa-Umurinzi, that had been scheduled…

Source: World Food Programme (WFP) |

WFP and the Government of Japan partner to support populations in need in Cameroon

The contribution from Japan will enable WFP provide school feeding and nutrition support to refugees, internally displaced persons (IDPs), returnees and host communities

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) today welcomes a USD 1.83 million (more than one billion FCFA) contribution from the Government of Japan to provide food and nutrition assistance to over 185,000 children, women and men in the Far North, North, Adamawa, East, North-West and South-West regions of Cameroon.…

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‘I see change in the lives of the people’: King Letsie III of Lesotho commends FAO work in Lesotho

The project has strengthened climate change adaptation through improved watershed management

His Majesty King Letsie III of Lesotho, FAO Special Goodwill Ambassador for Nutrition, toured several project sites in Lesotho’s Mafeteng and Thaba-Tseka districts where the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) is implementing activities to restore ecosystem services and improve food and nutrition security. “I am happy…

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African Energy Ministers to Travel from African Energy Week in Cape Town to ADIPEC in Abu Dhabi

After meeting at Africa’s premier energy event in Cape Town, African energy Ministers will be traveling to global energy forum ADIPEC in Abu Dhabi

African Energy Week (AEW) 2021, taking place in Cape Town on the 9th-12th of November, unites African Ministers, oil and gas executives, and national and international energy companies for four days of networking and dealmaking. Representing the continent’s premier energy event, and the first pan-African event to take place in…

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New Sensing Unit for imagePRESS C910 Series increases productivity by automating registration and colour calibration

The new Sensing Unit for the imagePRESS C910 Series will be commercially available from Canon and accredited partners from October

Canon (Canon-CNA.com) introduces a new Sensing Unit for the imagePRESS C910 Series digital colour press, in response to growing market demand for enhanced press automation. This option, which is already available for Canon’s flagship imagePRESS C10010VP Series, will enable both commercial printers and in-house print departments to consistently achieve the highest quality printed output in…