Source: Republic of South Africa: The Parliament |

Just Energy Transition investment plan is a matter of national importance, Mineral Resources and Energy Committee resolves

The committee Chairperson, Mr Sahlulele Luzipo, said that the committee may consider inviting the National Treasury to hear how the investment shortfall will be covered.

The Portfolio Committee on Mineral Resources and Energy was briefed on the Just Energy Transition (JET) investment plan by the Minister in the Presidency, Mr Mondli Gungubele. The committee thereafter resolved that, as the plan is a matter of national importance, it requires more time for deliberation and consultation. The…

Source: FAO Regional Office for Africa |

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) promotes safe transport of diagnostic specimens in the region

FAO trains laboratory staff from Ghana, Liberia, Nigeria and Sierra Leone on Transport of Infectious Substance by Air

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) supports the development of the capacity of veterinary professionals to transport infectious substances in accordance with the Dangerous Goods Regulations of International Air Transport Association (IATA). The five-day training organized by FAO's Emergency Center for Transboundary Animal Diseases for West…

Source: World Health Organization (WHO), Ghana |

Transforming Women Health Leadership for Improved Health Outcomes

The World Health Organization (WHO) with support from the United Kingdom Government through the Department of Health and Social Care (UK-DHSC) organized a capacity building for women health leaders as part of the Health Workforce Programme

Women health leaders play a vital role in building the resilience of communities and health systems. In Ghana, women are providing critical leadership at all levels of the health sector to deliver a health system that responds to the needs of the population. To strengthen the capacity of women leaders…

Source: United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) |

Drought and Conflict Force 80,000 to Flee Somalia for Kenya’s Dadaab Refugee Camps

Despite a recent decrease in the pace of daily arrivals, UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, and partners in Dadaab estimate that some 24,000 people have arrived since the end of September

More than 80,000 people have arrived in Kenya’s Dadaab refugee camps, the majority arriving over the past two years fleeing ongoing insecurity in Somalia and the unrelenting drought – the longest and most severe in decades. Despite a recent decrease in the pace of daily arrivals, UNHCR, the UN Refugee…

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Source: African Development Bank Group (AfDB) |

Africa Climate Change Fund launches Women and Youth Entrepreneurship Project

The virtual launch followed the approval of a $1 million grant funding by the ACCF’s development partners for the project

The Africa Climate Change Fund (ACCF) Secretariat has launched a scheme to support mechanisms for climate adaptation finance for women entrepreneurs and youth. The scheme, “YouthADAPT: Empowering Women and Youth for Entrepreneurship and Job Creation in Climate Adaptation and Resilience,” will develop innovative, transformative climate-resilient bankable projects aligned with African…

Source: Ministry of Information, Ghana |

Ghana: Debt Exchange Provides Us The Opportunity To Reset The Economy – Ofori-Atta

The exchange, part of a debt-sustainability plan required by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) is designed to offer relief to the country’s fiscal accounts

The Minister for Finance and Economic Planning, Mr. Ken Ofori-Atta has maintained that the Government planned debt exchange would provide the country the opportunity to reset the economy and get debt within sustainable levels. He mentioned that debt servicing is now absorbing more than half of the total Government revenues…

Source: Republic of South Africa: Department of Government Communication and Information System |

South Africa: Government condemns racism

Government calls on all South Africans to follow Logan’s lead and take a stand against racism

Government condemns in the strongest terms the racist incident that took place when 25-year-old Thabiso Danca was barred from entering Hank's Olde Irish pub, in Cape Town, because he was a black person and without a white escort.  The appalling event follows hot on the heels of another incident where…

Source: Republic of South Africa: Department of International Relations and Cooperation |

Deputy Minister Botes undertakes Working Visit to Algeria to take part in a High-Level Seminar on Peace and Security in Africa

The purpose of the Seminar is to discuss cooperation between the African Union Peace and Security Council (AUPSC) and the three African countries that are non-permanent members of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC)

The Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Mr. Alvin Botes, will undertake a Working Visit to the People’s Democratic Republic of Algeria to attend the Ninth High-Level Seminar on the promotion of Peace and Security in Africa, scheduled to take place in Oran from 7-9 December 2022. The purpose…

Source: The Presidency, Republic of Ghana |

Ghana: Vice President Bawumia Launches New “MyNHIS app” to Improve Access to Healthcare

The new NHIS mobile app will operate on both Android and iOS smartphones and will allow NHIS members to securely pay registration and membership renewal fees

A new, comprehensive online self-enrolment portal designed to make registration onto and renewal of existing membership of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) possible has been launched by the Vice President, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia. Known as the “MyNHIS app”, the new application includes a number of user-friendly features, such as…

Source: World Health Organization (WHO) - Nigeria |

National Council on Health Opens, Experts Call for Resilient Health System towards Universal Health Coverage (UHC)

The government need to devise a mechanism to monitor the activities of the health workers to reward those doing well, or reprimand does defaulting

As the 63rd  Regular National Council on Health (NCH) begins in Abuja, health experts are convinced that the government still have ample time to build a resilient and sustainable system for improved health outcomes in the country. Delivering the keynote address at the opening ceremony on 05 December 2022, the…