Source: United Nations Assistance Mission in Somalia (UNSOM) |

Muna Ibrahim Dakhtar: Setting a Leading Example for Somali Women Journalists

With a determined gait, her movements indicate focus and haste

Two days a week, before dawn, when the streets of Hargeisa are still empty, and the tea sellers are only just starting to set up their stalls, a solitary figure rushes through the waking city.  She wastes no time. With a determined gait, her movements indicate focus and haste.  Her…

Source: Save the Children |

Violence must End after Rape of 13-Year-Old Girl in Displacement Camp in Somalia – Save the Children

The child rights agency is calling for a full and transparent investigation of the attack, and calling on the government of Puntland and Somalia to urgently take measures to prevent sexual violence

Save the Children is calling for increased protection of girls in Somalia after a 13-year-old girl was raped by a group of armed men outside her home last Sunday, 18 February. The child was pulled from her home and attacked by multiple men, according to reports by the local community…

Source: Energy Capital & Power |

3 Reasons to Attend the Global Black Impact Summit Next Week

The summit promises unparalleled opportunities for learning, networking and collaborating, with registration still open

As the countdown to the Global Black Impact Summit (GBIS) (https://apo-opa.co/48u1IA7) continues – taking place on February 27 in Dubai – anticipation is mounting across the globe. Hosted by the Black Impact Foundation (BIF) and organized by Energy Capital & Power (https://EnergyCapitalPower.com/), the summit presents a unique opportunity to access impactful…

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Source: Saudi Fund for Development |

Saudi Fund for Development Signs a New Development Loan Agreement to Support the Transport Sector in Tunisia, and Inaugurates 270 Housing Units

The project will help renew approximately 190 km of the railway network, to support increasing the capacity for transporting phosphate, and contribute towards Tunisia’s economic growth

The Saudi Fund for Development (SFD) Chief Executive Officer, H.E. Sultan Al-Marshad (www.SFD.gov.sa), signed a new development loan agreement with the Minister of Economy & Planning of the Republic of Tunisia, H.E. Feryel Ouerghi, through which SFD is contributing $55 million USD to finance the project for renewing and developing the…

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

Minister of Foreign Affairs of Belarus S.Aleinik meets with the President of Zimbabwe

The sides confirmed mutual interest in the development of interstate contacts

On February 23, 2024 within the framework of the visit to Harare, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Belarus, Sergei Aleinik, was received by President of the Republic of Zimbabwe Emmerson Mnangagwa.  The sides confirmed mutual interest in the development of interstate contacts. S.Aleinik conveyed to the Head…

Source: The State House of Uganda |

Focus On Prospering Ugandans: Museveni Urges Leaders

When the National Resistance Movement (NRM) came into leadership, it rightly diagnosed Uganda’s problems

President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has urged district leaders to focus on promoting politics of interest because it’s very crucial to the prosperity of Ugandans, saying that after getting independence, Uganda faced a lot of challenges that were caused by leaders who wrongly diagnosed the problems affecting the citizens. “When we…

Source: Parliament of the Republic of Uganda |

Education Minister calls for more funding for public universities

Universities including Makerere, Mbarara, Muni, Soroti, Gulu, Busitema, Lira, Kyambogo and Kabale, require additional funds in the new budget for financial year 2024/2025

The Ministry of Education and Sports has renewed a call for increased funding to support key activities in public universities including staffing, infrastructure development and research, among others. According to the State Minister for Higher Education, Hon. John Chrysostom Muyingo, universities including Makerere, Mbarara, Muni, Soroti, Gulu, Busitema, Lira, Kyambogo…

Source: Parliament of the Republic of Uganda |

Member of Parliament's scheme to reduce investments in Kenya

There will be increased allocation to unit trusts, whose current investment portfolio is Shs36 billion

The Parliamentary Pensions Scheme (PPS) is considering a reduction of the scheme’s equity investments in Kenya in favour of Uganda’s market.  This was revealed by the scheme’s assets manager, GenAfrica during the Pension Scheme’s 12th Annual General Meeting on Friday, 23 February 2024.  According to the Scheme’s annual report and…

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Global Black Impact Summit (GBIS) 2024 to Prepare Youth for Excellence, Leadership Roles

The Global Black Impact Summit will feature a dedicated panel on fostering confidence, resilience and leadership skills in the next generation

Empowering youth with strong leadership skills is paramount to cultivating a generation of leaders who are capable of driving change and fostering inclusivity. In the midst of a rapidly shifting global economy – characterized by evolving consumer preferences and an embrace of digital innovations – there is a need to…

African Energy Chamber
Source: African Energy Chamber |

Remembering the Legacy of President Hage Geingob, a True African Giant (By NJ Ayuk)

The African Energy Chamber extends our deepest sympathies, both to President Geingob’s family and to the people of Namibia

By NJ Ayuk, Executive Chairman, African Energy Chamber (https://EnergyChamber.org) On Monday morning, February 4, many of us woke to the news of the tragic passing of Namibian President Hage Geingob. The death of this great man and remarkable leader is a tremendous loss. The African Energy Chamber extends our deepest…