Source: International Monetary Fund (IMF) |

IMF Executive Board Approves a new Policy Coordination Instrument with Cabo Verde

On July 15, 2019, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) approved a new Eighteen-Month Policy Coordination Instrument (PCI) with Cabo Verde

A newly-approved eighteen-month Policy Coordination Instrument will build on Cabo Verde’s reform program under the Strategic Plan for Sustainable Development; It aims to bolster macroeconomic stability and encourage structural reforms; Cabo Verde’s macroeconomic situation has improved significantly in recent years and the medium-term outlook is positive. On July 15, 2019,…

WHO Regional Office for Africa
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Source: WHO Regional Office for Africa |

World Health Organization (WHO) scales up activities in Burkina Faso in response to worsening humanitarian situation

WHO is mobilizing experts to strengthen interventions, including preventative and responsive vaccination campaigns and strategies for provision of health services

The World Health Organization (WHO) is scaling up operations in Burkina Faso in response to a growing humanitarian crisis, which has seen over 200,000 displaced. WHO is mobilizing experts to strengthen interventions, including preventative and responsive vaccination campaigns and strategies for provision of health services, as well as increasing supplies of medicines…

Source: U.S. Embassy - Cairo |

U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), Ministry of Higher Education, American University in Cairo (AUC) Inaugurate Centers for Career Development at Zagazig University

Zagazig University inaugurated three Centers for Career Development through a partnership between the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), the Ministry of Higher Education, and the American University in Cairo

Today, students at Zagazig University have additional resources to prepare for and find jobs after they graduate. Zagazig University inaugurated three Centers for Career Development through a partnership between the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), the Ministry of Higher Education, and the American University in Cairo. These Centers will…

Source: United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) |

Voluntary National Reviews (VNR) lab reviews progress towards sustainable development goals

From presentation to implementation: Regional support to the follow-up on the VNR process

The Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) and its sister regional commissions on Thursday hosted a Regional Voluntary National Reviews (VNR) Lab on the margins of the ongoing high level political forum (HLPF) on sustainable development. The Lab was held on the theme; “From presentation to implementation: Regional support to the…

Canon Central and North Africa (CCNA)
Source: Canon Central and North Africa (CCNA) |

Canon Discovery Week continues in Nairobi, with in-store discounts throughout July to further develop relationship with customers

Second edition of Discovery Week well received by Kenyans who came in large numbers to exchange with Canon's experts and improve their knowledge of photography

Canon Central and North Africa (CCNA) (www.Canon-CNA.com) a leader in imaging solutions, launched the Canon Discovery Week in Nairobi the 1st July with a photo safari and Wildlife photography Master Class led by the Canon ambassadors Jonathan and Angela Scott. Discovery Week is a consumer engagement to build a closer…

Marriott International, Inc.
Source: Marriott International, Inc. |

Fly, Stay, Earn - Marriott International And Emirates Strengthen Partnership With Relaunch Of Your World Rewards

Marriott Bonvoy and Emirates Skywards members can now discover the joy of good travel with elevated travel experiences and benefits across the sky and around the globe

Marriott International (www.Marriott.com) and Emirates today announced the relaunch of Your World Rewards a partnership between Marriott Bonvoy and Emirates Skywards. The partnership which originally launched in 2014, allows Marriott Bonvoy and Emirates Skywards members who register for the program to elevate their earnings and benefits when they fly with…

Africa Regional Media Hub
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July 17 Briefing on West Africa ― Public Health after the 2014-2016 Ebola Outbreak, with U.S. CDC's Center for Global Health Director Dr. Rebecca Martin

She will provide a briefing on public health progress in West Africa since the 2014-2016 West Africa Ebola outbreak

EVENT: Please join us on Wednesday, July 17, 2019, for a telephonic press briefing with U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Center for Global Health Director Dr. Rebecca Martin. She will provide a briefing on public health progress in West Africa since the 2014-2016 West Africa Ebola outbreak and…

Thales
Source: Thales |

Moving the 2019 Total Africa Cup of Nations

Attributed to Sherif Barakat, Country Director Egypt at Thales

With Africa’s premier soccer tournament now underway in Egypt, the continent’s top teams are fighting it out for a position in the finals and the ultimate honour of winning the Total Africa Cup of Nations 2019. Along with the teams comes a massive influx of fans and spectators, joining local…

TECNO Mobile
Source: TECNO Mobile |

Global Premium Smartphone TECNO Wins Africa Information Technology & Telecoms Awards (AITTA)Phone of the Year 2019

TECNO SPARK 3 was awarded as the phone of the year as a result of its cutting edge features

TECNO (www.Tecno-Mobile.com) SPARK 3, a smartphone model by TECNO, a global premier mobile phone brand, has been awarded as the smartphone brand of the year at the 2019 edition of the Africa Information Technology & Telecoms Awards (AITTA). AITTA recognises customer service, innovation and excellence in Africa Telecom and Information…

Source: United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) |

Communities urged to support survivors of sexual violence rather than blaming and shaming them (by Filip Andersson)

The sad truth of the matter is that sexual violence continues to be rife in South Sudan

“I am aware that about 70 women have been raped, and many have felt forced to leave the protection site because of being stigmatized.” One short, shocking sentence, spoken by a woman staying at the Protection of Civilians site in Juba, sums up why we are here, discussing the horrors…