Africa Netpreneur Prize Initiative (ANPI)
Source: Africa Netpreneur Prize Initiative (ANPI) |

$1 Million Awarded to African Entrepreneurs in Grand Finale of the Jack Ma Foundation Africa Netpreneur Prize Initiative

The aim of the prize is to support and inspire the next generation of African entrepreneurs who are building a more sustainable and inclusive economy for the future

Last night the Jack Ma Foundation hosted its first annual Africa Netpreneur Prize Initiative (ANPI) (https://www.Netpreneur.Africa/) grand finale awarding $1 million in prize money to 10 entrepreneurs from across Africa. The ANPI is a flagship initiative of the Jack Ma Foundation, created by Jack Ma after his first trip to…

Source: Embassy of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, London, UK |

Ethiopia celebrated at World Travel Market

Ethiopian Airlines was announced winner of the Selling Travel Agents Choice Awards for “Airline to Africa

Ethiopia participated at the 40th World Travel Market (WTM), which took place from Monday 4th November – Wednesday 6th November at ExCeL in London. WTM is the largest business-to-business travel event in the UK and attracts a 50,000-strong crowd of travel industry professionals, government ministers, tourist boards, buyers, media and…

Source: International Monetary Fund (IMF) |

Democratic Republic of Congo and IMF Mission Reach an Agreement ad-referendum on Financial Assistance Under the Rapid Credit Facility and a Staff-Monitored Program

An International Monetary Fund (IMF) team, headed by Mauricio Villafuerte, visited Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), over November 6–15, 2019

The Congolese authorities and the IMF team reached an agreement ad-referendum on a reform program that could be supported by the Rapid Credit Facility and a Staff-Monitored Program through end-May 2020; The Congolese economy faces multiple challenges with weakening economic growth, pervasive poverty, fragmented taxation system and fragile judiciary; Discussions…

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

Foreign Minister Shahid pays a courtesy call on the Prime Minister of Morocco

Minister Shahid and Prime Minister El-Othmani discussed various matters of mutual interest

Minister of Foreign Affairs, Abdulla Shahid paid a courtesy call on the Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Morocco, His Excellency Dr. Saad Eddine El-Othmani, today. During the call, held at the Prime Minister’s Office in Rabat, Minister Shahid conveyed greetings and good wishes from His Excellency President Solih, to…

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Kingdom of Bahrain |

Undersecretary of Ministry of Foreign Affairs for International Affairs meets in Washington with Deputy National Security Advisor for MENA at WHNSC

The Undersecretary for International Affairs praised the efforts exerted by the United States to enhance the security and stability of the Middle East region

The Undersecretary for International Affairs of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Dr. Shaikh Abdulla bin Ahmed Al Khalifa met today, in Washington, DC, with the Deputy National Security Advisor for Middle East and North Africa at the White House National Security Council, Dr. Victoria Coates. Dr. Shaikh Abdulla hailed the…

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Emergency Response Project for Displaced Communities in Niger Concludes Amid Deteriorating Security Situation

The nine-month project aimed to prevent the exacerbation of the already dire situation in the Tillabéry region

This November, the International Organization for Migration (IOM)’s emergency response project Emergency Humanitarian Assistance to Affected Populations in Tillabéry, funded by the Government of Japan, came to an end.  The nine-month project aimed to prevent the exacerbation of the already dire situation in the Tillabéry region by improving the living…

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

Minister Shahid meets with the Minister of Endowment and Islamic Affairs of Morocco

During the meeting, held at the Ministry of Endowment and Islamic Affairs of Morocco, Minister Shahid highlighted on the historical links and common religious heritage shared between both Maldives and Morocco

Foreign Minister His Excellency Abdulla Shahid met with His Excellency Ahmed Toufiq, Minister of Endowment and Islamic Affairs of the Kingdom of Morocco. During the meeting, held at the Ministry of Endowment and Islamic Affairs of Morocco, Minister Shahid highlighted on the historical links and common religious heritage shared between…

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Source: International Organization for Migration (IOM) |

Nigeria Immigration Service, International Organization for Migration (IOM) Launch Border Management Information System at Largest Airport to Date

The Abuja Airport is the second busiest airport in Nigeria, serving approximately five million passengers annually

Nigeria, like many countries, recognizes the economic, social and political benefits of international mobility. This week (12/11) the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) officially opened its new Migration Information and Data Analysis System (MIDAS) at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport in Abuja.   The Abuja Airport is the second busiest airport in…

Source: The Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany - Windhoek |

German Government support for the development of Namibia’s parks: Inauguration ceremony of Tsau Khaeb (Sperrgebiet) National Park infrastructure, Kharas Region

The new park infrastructure marks yet another milestone of a long-term joint development programme to improve Namibia´s National Parks

The Ministry of Environment and Tourism celebrates the inauguration of the recently constructed infrastructure in the Tsau //Khaeb (Sperrgebiet) National Park. The inauguration ceremony is scheduled to take place on 15 November 2019 at Lüderitz MET office (Old Post Office) and will be officiated by Pohamba Shifeta, Minister of Environment…