Source: Republic of Liberia: Executive Mansion |

President Boakai Praises Liberian Muslims for Contributions to Nation Building as he Attends the Islamic Intercessory Prayer Service

The President made the commendation at this year’s Islamic Intercessory Service held at the 17th Street Mosque in Sinkor

President Joseph Nyuma Boakai, Sr, has heaped praises on Liberian Muslims for their continuous contributions to nation building. The President made the commendation at this year’s Islamic Intercessory Service held at the 17th Street Mosque in Sinkor, as part of celebrations marking Liberia's 177th Independence Anniversary. In his address, the…

Source: The Presidency of the Republic of South Africa |

South Africa: President Ramaphosa Signs Pension Funds Amendment Bill into Law

The law provides for the introduction of the savings withdrawal benefit; the appropriate account of a member’s interest in the savings; retirement and vested components, and the deductions that may be made

President Cyril Ramaphosa has assented to the Pension Funds Amendment Bill which amends pension-related legislation to enable the implementation of the recently legislated two-pot retirement system, geared towards bolstering retirement savings. The new Pension Funds Amendment Act amends the Pension Funds Act of 1956, the Post and Telecommunications-Related Matters Act…

Source: Republic of Liberia: Executive Mansion |

Liberia: President Boakai Holds Virtual Discussion with Elon Musk, World's Wealthiest Businessman

During the discussion, Mr. Musk emphasized the significance of the Starlink program, a satellite internet constellation operated by Starlink Services, LLC, with coverage of 80 countries

President Joseph Nyuma Boakai, Sr.  has held a strategic meeting with renowned entrepreneur and the world's wealthiest businessman Elon Musk. Held virtually, the high-level meeting provided an opportunity for Mr. Musk to express his gratitude for the engagement with President Boakai and commended the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, particularly acknowledging…

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs Republic of Indonesia |

Deputy Foreign Minister of Indonesia Emphasizes the Importance of Reviving Global South Solidarity

Deputy Foreign Minister Pahala discussed plans for the 2nd Indonesia-Africa Forum (IAF), aimed at revitalizing the spirit of Global South solidarity, especially between Indonesia and Africa

Deputy Foreign Minister Pahala Mansury emphasized the importance of reviving the spirit of Global South solidarity, particularly between Indonesia and Africa. This was conveyed by Deputy Foreign Minister Pahala during a meeting with the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs and East African Cooperation of Tanzania, Mbarouk Nassor Mbarouk, and Tanzanian business…

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

United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) statement on the Cairo meeting between members of House of Representatives and High Council of State

As mandated under Security Council resolution 2702 (2023), the Mission continues its efforts in support of the needed political agreement to address all contentious issues

UNSMIL takes note of the meeting of members of the House of Representatives and the High Council of State Cairo on 18 July. While the Mission welcomes all steps in support of a Libyan consensus that facilitates a Libyan-led and owned political process towards national elections, the Mission reiterates that…

Source: African Union (AU) |

Elections and appointments of officials to African Union Organs and institutions

Three (3) Judges of the African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights were appointed for a term of six (6) years

The African Union Executive Council session concluded its 45th Ordinary Session on the 19th July 2024, after deliberations that delved into various key issues that would advance the political and socio-economic development and integration of the continent. Part of the agenda of the two-day ministerial meeting was elections and appointments…

Source: Ministry of Information, Eritrea |

Encouragement to Eritrean National Team Athletes

Eritrea will field 11 athletes in cycling, swimming, and athletics at the Paris Olympic Games 2024

President Isaias Afwerki received today morning, at his Office in Adi-Halo, Eritrean National Team Athletes who will compete at the Paris Olympics Games scheduled to start next week. President Isaias reiterated his firm belief that Eritrea will produce some of the best international athletes in various sports, both in quality and quantity.…

Source: African Union Transition Mission in Somalia (ATMIS) |

African Union Transition Mission in Somalia (ATMIS) launches investigation into alleged civilian casualties in Buulo Mareer

ATMIS extends its deepest condolences to the bereaved families and wishes them strength during this difficult time

The African Union Transition Mission in Somalia (ATMIS) has learned with deep concern of a tragic incident in Buulo Mareer on 17 July 2024, involving the loss of two civilian lives and injury to another. ATMIS is aware of media allegations linking the Mission to these unfortunate events. The Mission has…

Source: African Union Transition Mission in Somalia (ATMIS) |

African Union Transition Mission in Somalia (ATMIS) Ethiopia National Defence Forces (ENDF) troops donate medical supplies to Bay Regional Hospital

The donation consisted of 73 different drugs and essential supplies including antibiotics such as amoxicillin, azithromycin, erythromycin, cetirizine, dextrose and insulin

Ethiopia National Defence Forces (ENDF) troops serving with the African Union Transition Mission in Somalia (ATMIS) have donated medical supplies to Bay Regional Hospital in South West State to improve access to healthcare in the region. The donation, made in response to a request from the South West State administration,…

Source: Presidency of the Arab Republic of Egypt |

Egypt: President El-Sisi Extends Condolences to Oman’s Sultan for the Victims of Shooting Incident

President El-Sisi reiterated Egypt's condemnation of this heinous terrorist act and expressed full solidarity with the Sultanate of Oman during this challenging time

Today, President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi spoke by phone with Sultan of Oman, His Majesty Sultan Haitham bin Tariq Al Said. President El-Sisi extended his sincere and deepest condolences for the victims of the shooting incident in Al-Wadi Al-Kabeer area of Muscat. The President prayed to Allah the Almighty to envelope…