Source: European Investment Bank (EIB) |

City Climate Finance Gap Fund launches to support Climate Smart Urban Development

Supporting cities in developing and emerging economies

The Gap Fund offers technical and advisory services for climate action projects; supporting cities in developing and emerging economies; unlocking at least €4 billion of final investment Today, the City Climate Finance Gap Fund (“The Gap Fund”) was launched jointly by ministers and directors of the Governments of Germany and…

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Germany advances as Major Player in Pan-African Trade and Investment

The Germany-Africa Business Forum (GABF), Africa Oil & Power and the African Energy Chamber co-hosted the webinar as part of a GABF cooperation-focused series

“Investment and Trade for Africa’s Economic Development” – a public webinar held on Wednesday – targeted opportunities for cross-border collaboration between Africa and Germany; the African Export-Import Bank announced its plans to sign a Memorandum of Understanding with German car manufacturers to establish an automotive industry in Africa; the Germany-Africa…

Source: Global Affairs Canada |

Minister Ng and G20 trade ministers meet to advance recovery of global trade and investment

Minister Ng welcomed the outcomes of the Riyadh Initiative, a G20 dialogue on priorities for World Trade Organization (WTO) reform

The Honourable Mary Ng, Minister of Small Business, Export Promotion and International Trade, participated virtually today in the G20 Trade and Investment Ministerial Meeting. During the meeting, Minister Ng and her G20 counterparts endorsed a joint statement reinforcing their commitment to support their businesses, workers, and people. The G20 ministers committed to…

Source: United States Embassy in Angola |

SelectUSA and AIPEX Sign Cooperative Arrangement to Promote Bilateral Investment

The two organizations intend to cooperate to provide support to U.S. and Angolan investors and economic development organizations

SelectUSA, Global Markets, the International Trade Administration, and the United States Department of Commerce and the Angolan Trade and Investment Promotion Agency (AIPEX) signed a cooperative arrangement to promote bilateral investment during a physical and virtual signing ceremony and export promotion seminar. As part of the cooperative arrangement SelectUSA and…

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Coronavirus - Malawi: COVID-19 Daily Information Update (23rd September 2020)

New cases: 7 Total confirmed case: 5746 Total active cases: 1427 Total recovered: 4140 (75 New) Total number of tests conducted: 51456 (467 New) Total deaths: 179 (0 New)

Source: International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) |

Coronavirus: At least 51.6 million people doubly hit by climate-related disasters and COVID-19, new analysis by International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) reveals

The pandemic is increasing the needs of people suffering from climate-related disasters, compounding the vulnerabilities they face and hampering their recovery

New analysis published today by the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) and the Red Cross Red Crescent Climate Centre reveals that at least 51.6 million people worldwide have been affected by floods, droughts or storms and COVID-19. The pandemic is increasing the needs of people…

Source: U.S. Embassy - Cairo, Egypt |

U.S. funding to International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) supports Cancer Treatment in Egypt

Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) is allocating $1 million in funding to IAEA to help Egypt enhance radiation therapy

The U.S. Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) is allocating $1 million in funding to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) to help Egypt enhance radiation therapy for cancer patients through the provision of a medical linear accelerator, or “LINAC.” This $1 million in funding is part of a…