Islamic Development Bank Group (IsDB Group)
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New Islamic Development Bank Institute (IsDBI) Book Enriches Knowledge on Fatāwa Related to Leasing Contracts

The book is a collection of all IIFA resolutions on leasing, with the resolutions arranged, classified, and explained along with the evidence backing them

The Islamic Development Bank Institute (IsDBI) has released a new book on the Islamic jurisprudential resolutions related to the leasing contracts, as part of a series of contemporary financial fatāwa in light of the resolutions of the International Fiqh Academy (IIFA). Published in Arabic language with the title ‘Fatāwa Al-Ijārah Wal…

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Honoring H.E. Muhammad Barkindo, Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) Secretary General

The African Energy Chamber extends its deepest condolences to the family of H.E. Muhammad Sansui Barkindo, an oil industry veteran who fought for the right to develop, he will be missed

The African Energy Chamber (AEC) (www.EnergyChamber.org) is deeply saddened by the passing of H.E. Muhammad Sansui Barkindo, oil industry veteran, African hero and close friend. H.E. Barkindo passed away at 23:00 on July 5, 2022, in his home country of Nigeria at the age of 63. An immeasurable loss, the…

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The Chairperson of the African Union Commission calls for tolerance and peaceful co-existence in Western Ethiopia

The Chairperson deeply regrets the loss of life and calls for an investigation into these attacks

The Chairperson of the African Union Commission, H.E. Moussa Faki Mahamat, has learnt with concern the reports of attacks in the Welega zone of the Oromia region in Western Ethiopia resulting in the deaths of hundreds of civilians. The Chairperson deeply regrets the loss of life and calls for an…

Source: Embassy of Morocco in South Africa |

Morocco reaffirms its commitment for a political solution to the regional dispute over the Moroccan Sahara, within the framework of the Kingdom's national sovereignty and territorial integrity

The talks took place in the presence of the Ambassador, Permanent Representative of the Kingdom of Morocco to the UN, Mr. Omar Hilale

The Minister of Foreign Affairs, African Cooperation and Moroccan Expatriates, Mr. Nasser Bourita, held talks today June 5, 2022 in Rabat, with the Personal Envoy of the UN Secretary-General for the Moroccan Sahara, Mr. Staffan de Mistura. The talks took place in the presence of the Ambassador, Permanent Representative of…

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

Inaugural ECA monthly press briefing focuses on the modernization of national statistical systems

The presentation also highlighted the work of the Center regarding the modernization of National Statistical Systems in Africa, innovation, leadership and training

The Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) on Tuesday 5 July launched the ECA Monthly Press Briefing, a channel through which the Commission aims to enhance collaboration with the media and facilitate regular access to its experts and knowledge products. During the event, ECA’s African Center for Statistics (ACS) presented some…

Source: West Africa Connect |

West Africa Connect Boosts Region’s Trade of Mango, Cassava, and ICT Services

West Africa Connect 2022 will be held as a hybrid event on the 20th and 21st of September both in Accra, Ghana and online

After a successful edition in 2021, West Africa Connect (WestAfricaConnect.com) is back with a new event on September 20 and 21, 2022. This time, the focus is placed on promoting mangoes, cassava, and ICT services from West African suppliers to agribusiness buyers from West Africa, Africa, and other continents. Buyers can…

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Ministers of Foreign Affairs of Iraq, Egypt and Jordan Discuss Economic, Regional and International Issues of Common Interest, and Developments in the Region

During the meeting, they discussed ways to enhance consultation and coordination within the framework of the tripartite cooperation mechanism

On Monday, 6/6/2022, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr Fuad Hussein, received the Foreign Minister of the Arab Republic of Egypt, Sameh Shoukry, and the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, Ayman Al Safadi, in Baghdad. During the meeting, they discussed ways to enhance consultation and coordination…

Source: U.S. Department of State |

Comoros National Day

The United States values its strong relationship with the Union of the Comoros, as we work together on promoting maritime security in the Indian Ocean and addressing climate change globally

It is a pleasure to congratulate the Comorian people on the forty-seventh anniversary of their independence. The United States values its strong relationship with the Union of the Comoros, as we work together on promoting maritime security in the Indian Ocean and addressing climate change globally. The United States looks…

Source: Human Rights Watch (HRW) |

Egypt: Arbitrary Travel Bans Throttle Civil Society

Life-Destroying Bans, a Key Tactic Against Lawyers, Journalists, Activists

 Egypt is using arbitrary travel bans to target key members of civil society for their peaceful work, including rights lawyers, journalists, feminists, and researchers, FairSquare and Human Rights Watch said today. The bans, which authorities usually do not formally announce and provide no clear way to challenge them in court, have separated families,…

Source: Department of Water and Sanitation, Republic of South Africa |

Department of Water and Sanitation calls on the public to clean rivers during Mandela month

The campaign aims on actively engaging communities as well as promoting and creating an on-going awareness and education on protecting our water resources

Annually, the Department of Water and Sanitation (DWS) celebrates Clear River Campaign in a bid to clean up and protect the water resources. Under the theme “South Africa is a water source country, clean up and protect our water resources” the campaign aims on actively engaging communities as well as…