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    • At a three-day retreat in the Greater Pibor Administrative Area, politicians, women's representatives, community leaders and youth groups unanimously agree to eschew underage marriage. Photo by Gideon Sackitey/UNMISS
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Source: United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) |

Recent political and community leaders retreat in Greater Pibor tackles issue of child marriages

All participants agreed that there must be accountability for those who are found guilty of forcing daughters to marry before maturity

Cultural norms and repeated cycles of conflict have impacted children negatively across South Sudan. Tens of thousands of young girls and boys were displaced or recruited into armed groups during the civil war and have had almost no education to speak of. With a peace deal in place, relative stability…

Source: Ministry of Health, Republic of Liberia |

Liberia: Ministry of Health, Consortium on Newborn Screening in Africa (CONSA) Launch Newborn Screening for Sickle Cell Disease In Liberia

The Liberian Health Ministry admonished medical doctors, nurses, as well as health practitioners to buff efforts in providing health and social counselling for patients of sickle cell for societal integration

The Ministry of Health (MoH) in collaboration with the Consortium on Newborn Screening in Africa (CONSA) on today, September 20, 2021, launched newborn screening for sickle cell disease at the John F. Kennedy Medical Center (JFKMC). “For me sickle cell has been my passion: my thesis for master degree was…

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    • Liberia: Ministry of Health, MoH, Liberia Board for Nursing and Midwifery (LBNM) Launch Digital Online Licensing Examinations System
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Liberia: Ministry of Health, Liberia Board for Nursing and Midwifery (LBNM) Launch Digital Online Licensing Examinations System

This system will help students to be efficient and effective as well brings a high level of transparency

The Ministry of Health in partnership with the Liberia Board for Nursing and Midwifery (LBNM) in collaboration and its partners has launched Liberia’s first Digital Online Licensing Examinations System. The online licensing exams system is intended to improve the LBNM’s operations and bring about professionalism as well as transparency in…

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    • Equatorial Guinea Secretary of State of Planning Will Lead a Strong Finance Delegation to African Energy Week in Cape Town
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Equatorial Guinea Secretary of State of Planning Will Lead a Strong Finance Delegation to African Energy Week in Cape Town

Led by Bindang Ndong Okiri, the Equatorial Guinean Ministry of Finance delegation will enhance the conversation on financing Africa’s energy transition, the role of domestic financing institutions, and oil and gas finance in 2021 and beyond

With a strong focus on African financing mechanisms that enhance both the oil and gas industry as well as the energy transition, African Energy Week (AEW) 2021 in Cape Town will be the platform where deals regarding Africa’s energy future will be made. In pursuit of an African financing narrative,…

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

Prime Minister of Uganda Meets Ambassador of Qatar

They reviewed bilateral cooperation relations between the two countries

H.E. the Prime Minister of the Republic of Uganda Robinah Nabbanja met with HE the non-resident Ambassador of the State of Qatar to Uganda Jabor bin Ali Al Dosari. During the meeting, they reviewed bilateral cooperation relations between the two countries.

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Source: Zambia National Public Health Institute (ZNPHI) |

Coronavirus - Zambia: COVID-19 Statistics Daily Status Update (20 September 2021)

33 new cases out of 3,969 tests (1% positivity); 102 recoveries; and 1 new deaths (MTSRIP) Vaccinated Dose 1: 117 Fully Vaccinated: 1,928 Covid-19 Deaths: 0 Covid-19 Associated Deaths: 1 Active Cases: Currently Hospitalised: 42 Community Management: 558 Total Active: 600 Cumulative: Confirmed Cases: 208,502 Tests: 2,398,197 Recoveries: 204,263 (98% Recovered) Vaccinated…

Source: South African Government |

Coronavirus – South Africa: New COVID-19 Infections on a Downward Trend

Fully vaccinated individuals now account for at least 7.9 million people in the country

The National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD) says the country is experiencing a sustained downward trend in new COVID-19 infections. On Sunday, the country recorded 2 281 new laboratory confirmed cases, with 58 new COVID-19 related deaths. There were 79 new hospitalisations as a result of the disease. “The total…

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The Visit of the Indonesian Consul General to Cape Town at The Cape Town Port for Life Skills Activities

The Indonesian sailors who were working on the South Korean and Japanese ships were surprised by the arrival of the Indonesian Consulate General

On September 17, 2021, the Indonesian Consul General to Cape Town and the Coordinator of Protocol and Consular Functions II along with staff carried out life skills activities around the Cape Town port. The Indonesian sailors who were working on the South Korean and Japanese ships were surprised by the…

Source: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) |

Djibouti Signs its First Country Programme Framework (CPF) for 2022–2027

2022–2027 CPF identifies seven priority areas

Dr Nabil Mohamed Ahmed, Minister of Higher Education and Research, and Hua Liu, IAEA Deputy Director General and Head of the Department of Technical Cooperation, signed Djibouti’s Country Programme Framework (CPF) for the period of 2022–2027 on 20 September. A CPF is the frame of reference for the medium-term planning…

Source: Embassy of the United Republic of Tanzania Tel Aviv, Israel |

Coronavirus – Tanzania: Private Sector Agrees on Cushioning COVID-19 Effects

The TPSF official singled out tourism and cross-border trade as one of the sectors that took a hard knock from COVID-19

The curtain on the workshop which aimed at reviving tourism and cross border trade came down here at the weekend, with participants agreeing to collaborate in the face of adversity. This also includes the public and private sectors joining forces in cushioning tourism and business from the effects of COVID-19…