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Source: Présidence de la République Démocratique du Congo |

Meeting of Southern African Development community (SADC) standing committee of senior officials kicks off ahead of the 42nd ordinary Southern African Development community (SADC) summit

The SADC Standing Committee of Senior Officials is a technical advisory committee to Council of Ministers and comprises Permanent/ Principal Secretary, or an official of equivalent rank

The Standing Committee of Senior Officials of the Southern African Development community (SADC) kicked off a series of meetings leading up to the  42nd Ordinary SADC Summit of Heads of State and Government on August 9, 2022 in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). The SADC Standing Committee of Senior…

Source: World Health Organization Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean |

Libya: Thanks to support from the Government of Germany, WHO delivers mobile clinics to Benghazi

These mobile clinics will support WHO’s efforts to increase the availability of emergency health care services for vulnerable people including immigrants

Using a generous contribution from the Government of Germany, WHO has delivered 2 fully equipped mobile clinics to the Directorate of Health Services in Benghazi to supplement primary health care services in the municipality.   These mobile clinics will support WHO’s efforts to increase the availability of emergency health care services…

Source: World Health Organization (WHO) - Nigeria |

Nigeria: Education and family support vital to stepping exclusive breastfeeding

The World Health Organization (WHO) recommends exclusive breastfeeding for the first six months of life, starting within an hour of birth

In February 2022, Mariam Udeh, 26 years old, residing in Garki, Abuja, gave birth to her first child and was in uncharted territory. As a new mother, she agreed with her husband to exclusively breastfeed their baby for six months.  “He is our firstborn, and I have heard that exclusive…

Source: African Union (AU) |

Chairperson of the African Union Commission Expresses Concern on Developments in Sierra Leone

The Chairperson condemns the acts of violence, and urges all stakeholders to refrain from further violence and engage in constructive dialogue

The Chairperson of the African Union Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat, expresses deep concern over the violent protests in Sierra Leone on 10 August 2022, which resulted in loss of life and the destruction of property. The Chairperson condemns the acts of violence, and urges all stakeholders to refrain from further…

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Qatar v. Ecuador to kick off FIFA World Cup 2022™ on 20 November

The opening match and ceremony of this year’s tournament at Al Bayt Stadium have been brought forward one day following a unanimous decision taken by the Bureau of the FIFA Council today

Opening ceremony and match brought forward one day as stand-alone event; Change in line with long-standing tradition of opening matches involving hosts or reigning champions; Senegal to face the Netherlands at 19:00 on 21 November. The FIFA World Cup 2022™ will kick off with an even greater celebration for local…

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Yellow Pay - Yellow Card’s new payment feature simplifying money transfers through it’s crypto rails

The launch of Yellow Pay not only makes it easier for money transfer but also opens up the continent to more investment, access to credit, business grants

Yellow Card Financial (https://YellowCard.io/) is proud to announce its new payment feature - Yellow Pay (https://bit.ly/3C4C5cm). This innovative solution will make it easier for  customers to send and receive money through the Yellow Card crypto exchange platform, without any extra charges, instantly all from the comfort of their home. Oparinde…

Source: Parliament of the Republic of Uganda |

Shs100 Million Parish Development Model (PDM) Cash Earmarked for Parishes

In this financial year, each parish is expected to receive Shs100 million for disbursement through Savings and Credit Cooperative Organisations (SACCOS)

The Minister of State for Finance, Planning and Economic Development (Planning) Hon. Amos Lugoloobi, has revealed that some parishes will, in the Financial Year 2022/2023, receive more money than others under the Parish Development Model (PDM). The minister made the revelation while presenting a statement to the House on the…

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

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Applauds Liberia for Removing Gender Discrimination from its Nationality Law

The President of Liberia signed into law an act to amend the Aliens and Nationality Law on 5 August

In a major development to prevent statelessness, Liberia has amended its nationality law to grant women and men equal rights to confer nationality to their children. The President of Liberia signed into law an act to amend the Aliens and Nationality Law on 5 August, removing gender-discriminatory provisions which prevented…

Source: Parliament of the Republic of Uganda |

Minister Directed on Body Organ Theft, Labour Export Firms

According to Akol, the minister, while addressing the media recently, said every labour export company in Uganda should ensure that Ugandans seeking work abroad have their body organs checked

The Member of Parliament for Kilak North County, Hon. Anthony Akol, has asked Parliament to direct the Minister for Internal Affairs to clarify on the regulations in place pertaining to labour export. According to Akol, the minister, while addressing the media recently, said every labour export company in Uganda should…

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Uganda: Members of Parliament Demand Seedlings to Ward Off Famine

Kilak North County MP, Hon. Anthony Akol, said that the long dry spell has left Ugandan farmers without seeds, despite the current rainy season

MPs want government to urgently distribute seedlings to avert the famine in the country. Kilak North County MP, Hon. Anthony Akol, said that the long dry spell has left Ugandan farmers without seeds, despite the current rainy season. “This month of August is the right time that we receive rain…