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Quantum Global Group’s USD 1.1 billion Infrastructure Fund Exits Savannah Cement, a Leading East African Cement Producer

Quantum Global’s investment was designed to support the cement producer on a number of value creation initiatives, including the development and launch of new products and the optimization of existing facilities

QGIAM, the private equity arm of Africa focused investment firm Quantum Global (http://QuantumGlobalGroup.com), today announced that on behalf of their investors, the sale of its interest in Savannah Cement, a leading Kenyan cement producer, has been completed following the receipt of regulatory approvals. Quantum Global’s investment was designed to support…

Source: Africa Regional Media Hub |

Secretary of Energy Rick Perry to Travel to South Africa for Africa Oil Week

Secretary Perry will also participate in a DOE-led workshop on Sharing Natural Gas Development Experiences and meet with African energy ministers

Next week, U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry will travel to South Africa to represent the United States at Africa Oil Week. During his time in Cape Town, the Secretary will provide remarks on U.S. oil and gas development, highlighting the Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) commitment to bilateral energy partnerships…

Source: Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) |

UN torture prevention body to make first visit to Morocco

At the end of the visit, the SPT will present its confidential preliminary observations to the Government of Morocco

The United Nations Subcommittee on Prevention of Torture (SPT) is due to make its first visit to Morocco from 22 to 28 October to advise the Government on the establishment of a national detention monitoring body, officially known as the National Prevention Mechanism (NPM). The SPT will also assess the…

African Development Bank Group (AfDB)
Source: African Development Bank Group (AfDB) |

AfDB launches pilot programme to cultivate the savannah in eight African countries

According to the AfDB President, so huge is the potential of African savannahs that the World Bank called the Guinea savanna zone “one of the major underutilised resources in Africa

The savannahs of Africa cover a mind-boggling 600 million hectares, of which 400 million hectares are cultivable, the President of the African Development Bank (www.AfDB.org), Akinwumi Adesina, has said. But just 10% of this is cultivated, a mere 40 million hectares, Adesina said Wednesday, while speaking at a session titled “Transformation…

Source: EUNAVFOR Atalanta |

EU Naval Force Deliver Medical Stores to Mogadishu

In addition to EU NAVFOR efforts, the European Commission’s Humanitarian Aid department (ECHO) has immediately started relief efforts and has released initial emergency funding

After the recent bombings in Mogadishu, Somalia, EU Naval Force has provided medical supplies to the UN to support Somali casualties. The Spanish SH60B helicopter, from ESPS RAYO, was loaded with high priority medical stores and equipment, as requested by the UN, in order to support the immediate needs in…

Source: World Council of Churches (WCC) |

Kenya gathering focuses on including persons with disabilities in development

The meeting was organised by World Council of Churches Ecumenical Disability Advocates Network (WCC-EDAN) Project on Disability Inclusion in Development

Fifty church development practitioners and leaders as well as organisations for persons with disabilities in Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda met in Nairobi, Kenya from 9-13 October to share their experiences on disability inclusion in church development programmes and to explore strategies to ensure inclusion of persons with disabilities in the…

African Development Bank Group (AfDB)
Source: African Development Bank Group (AfDB) |

Three World Food Prize laureates call for global action to save African crops

The fall armyworm reportedly has a foothold in 28 nations in Africa, and it feeds on crops that include maize, which more than 200 million Africans depend on for food security

The world’s anti-hunger organizations have an opportunity to prevent widespread destruction of African crops by stopping the spread of an insect, warn three of the most respected thinkers on international agriculture. However, the international community must act swiftly, in cooperation, and on a large scale to do so. The fall…

Africa Trade and Investment Global Summit
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Africa Trade and Investment Global Summit 2018

“Driving Trade, Unleashing Investment and Enhancing Economic Development”

Prominent African and international business executives and investors to explore business opportunities at the Africa Trade and Investment Global Summit (ATIGS) (www.ATIGS2018.com); a prestigious biennial conference and exhibition to be held on June 24-26, 2018 in Washington, DC, USA. Organized by GAA Exhibitions & Conferences (www.GaAdvancement.com), the 2018 ATIGS edition will…

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Seychelles |

Seychelles represented at the 17th Meeting of the Council of Ministers of the Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA)

The meeting was held under the theme “Uniting the Peoples of Africa, Australasia and the Middle East Through Enhanced Cooperation for Peace, Stability and Sustainable Development”

Ambassador Claude Morel, Foreign Secretary of the Department of Foreign Affairs attended the 17th Meeting of the Council of Ministers of the Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA) held in Durban, South Africa on 18th October 2017.The Meeting was chaired by Hon. Ms Maite Nkoana-Mashabane, Foreign Minister of International Relations and…

Source: United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) |

Note to the Correspondents from UNSMIL’s Spokesperson on the Joint Drafting Committee Meetings

Bilateral and trilateral meetings with the UNSMIL team, as well as internal consultations within the delegations over the past two day succeeded in bringing both sides a step closer

The meetings of the Joint Drafting Committee of the House of Representative and High Council of State demonstrated progress towards the finalization of the amendments to the Libyan Political Agreement. Bilateral and trilateral meetings with the UNSMIL team, as well as internal consultations within the delegations over the past two day succeeded…