Source: Ministry of Information, Eritrea |

Eritrea: Tour to development sites in Northern Red Sea (NRS)

The tour that has been organized by the National Union of Eritrean Youth and Students was attended by nationals from North America and African countries

Nationals residing in various countries conducted tour to development and historical sites in the Northern Red Sea Region. The tour that has been organized by the National Union of Eritrean Youth and Students was attended by nationals from North America and African countries. In the course of the their tour…

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African Union of Broadcasting (AUB) Appoints Managerial Staff for its Brand New Center of Content Exchange in Algeria

Appointed on August 4, 2022 by decision AUB/DG/276/22, of August 4, 2022, Abderrahmane Khodja, the new Director of the Center will evolve on familiar ground

It is a team of experienced journalists and engineers who are about to take over the brand new AUB (www.uar-AUB.org) Center of Content Exchange, in Algiers.  Appointed on August 4, 2022 by decision AUB/DG/276/22, of August 4, 2022, Abderrahmane Khodja, the new Director of the Center will evolve on familiar ground.…

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Ethiopia: Loan from United Nations Fund Allows Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) to Scale Up Fertilizers for Farmers in Tigray

Since conflict erupted in November 2020, Tigray and other regions have seen the widespread disruption of agriculture, elevated levels of acute food insecurity, and loss of livelihoods

A $10 million loan from the UN’s Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) will allow the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) to scale up the procurement of fertilizers to support farmers in the restive Tigray region in northern Ethiopia, the agency announced on Monday.  Since conflict erupted in November 2020, Tigray…

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of The State of Qatar |

Qatar Hosts Signing of Doha Peace Agreement, Participation of Politico-Military Movements in Chadian National, Inclusive, and Sovereign Dialogue

This agreement paves the way for the start of the national, inclusive, and sovereign dialogue in Chad in the capital, N'Djamena, which aims to achieve comprehensive national reconciliation

Chadian parties signed in Doha Monday the Doha Peace Agreement and the Participation of Politico-Military Movements in the Chadian National, Inclusive, and Sovereign Dialogue, under the auspices of the State of Qatar. The signing of the agreement is a culmination of the negotiations the State of Qatar hosted during the…

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of The State of Qatar |

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Meets Foreign Ministers of Sudan, Angola,Togo; International Organization of La Francophonie (OIF) Secretary-General

During the meeting, they reviewed the bilateral cooperation relations, in addition to a range of topics of common interest

HE Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani met separately on Monday with HE Acting Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Sudan Ali Al Sadiq, Minister of External Relations of the Republic of Angola Tete Antonio, HE Minister of Foreign Affairs of…

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African Energy Chamber (AEC) to host Just Energy Transition Concert with Amapiano and Afrobeats superstars on October 17 at the Cabo Beach Club in Cape Town

Taking place on October 17, 2022, ahead of the continent’s premier energy event, the Just Energy Transition Concert celebrates culture and music, while advancing the central goal of making energy poverty history in Africa by 2030

African Energy Week (AEW) (www.AECWeek.com) 2022 – taking place from October 18-21 this year in Cape Town – represents the continent’s premier event for the oil, gas and renewable energy industries. With a mandate to make energy poverty history by 2030, and taking place under the theme, “Exploring and Investing…

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Ghana National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC) Delegation to Drive Ghana’s Oil, Natural Gas and Electrification Opportunities at African Energy Week 2022 in Cape Town South Africa

Following a successful 2021 edition, Hon. Freddie Blay, Board Chairman at GNPC, will return to AEW 2022 to shape critical discussions around boosting Ghana’s and Africa’s oil and gas markets for energy security

Hon. Freddie Blay, Board Chairman of the Ghana National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC), has confirmed his participation at the upcoming African Energy Week (AEW) (www.AECWeek.com)  conference and exhibition, Africa’s premier event for the oil and gas sector, which will take place from October 18-21 this year in Cape Town. As the…

Source: Human Rights Watch (HRW) |

Rwanda: Human Rights Should Be Priority on Blinken Trip

US Should Raise Human Rights Concerns, Abuse by M23

The United States Secretary of State Antony Blinken’s planned visit to Rwanda from August 10 to 12, 2022, will come amid heightened concerns that the M23 armed group is, again, receiving Rwandan support for abusive operations in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Human Rights Watch said today. Blinken will also visit Congo where…

Source: UN Women - Africa |

United Nations Women Rwanda convenes a consultative meeting with Implementing Partners for effective partnership to increase programme delivery

The full day consultative meeting brought together close to 70 partners from Government, Civil Society Organizations (CSOs), Non-Government Organizations (NGOs) as well as private sector

As part of ensuring the quality of communication, effectiveness and efficiency in programme management throughout the implementation of the country’s Strategic Note 2019-2023, UN Women Rwanda organized a consultative meeting with Implementing Partners (IPs) and Responsible Parties (RPs) on 29 July 2022. The full day consultative meeting brought together close…

Source: United Nations Office at Geneva (UNOG) |

From the Field: Outreach across the Horn of Africa

Travelling such long distances is all part of the regular work of human rights staff and other UN officials in their efforts to meet those in need

In July, a UN human rights officer embarked on an outreach visit to the Horn of Africa’s Sool and Sanaag regions, a seven-day round-trip of more than 1,600 kilometres by road. The region is home to some 600,000 people, many of whom the UN tries to support as they face…