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U.S. Embassy Launches Law Enforcement Partnership with the Kingdom of Lesotho

The increased collaboration between Lesotho’s law enforcement agencies and their U.S. counterparts in the creation of the fingerprint database is a meaningful step forward in significantly advancing Lesotho’s border security priorities

The United States Embassy in Maseru hosted a team of law enforcement agents from the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s (FBI) Criminal Justice Information Services (CJIS) to conduct the first phase of a potential multi-year project to create the Kingdom of Lesotho’s first national criminal fingerprint database. At the request of…

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AMISOM Promotes Agricultural Skills Among Women in Jubaland State

The field extension visit was organised by Kenyan AMISOM troops, based in Dhobley town as part of their Civil Military Cooperation (CIMIC) activities

Troops of the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM), have conducted an agricultural extension visit for women’s groups in Dhobley, Jubaland State to promote and share best practices in farming, with the aim of empowering women. The field extension visit was organised by Kenyan AMISOM troops, based in Dhobley town…

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South Sudan ‘determined to never go back to war’

South Sudan is “ready to turn a new page” towards greater peace, development and prosperity, Vice-President Rebecca Nyandeng de Mabior said in her speech in the UN General Assembly on Friday

A decade after gaining independence from Sudan, the country remains “on a path of nation-building” and is working to implement a 2018 revitalized peace deal which led to the formation of a unity government last year.  “I want to assure our friends and partners that we are determined to never…

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Somali Public’s Views Shared in Latest Round of Consultations on Constitutional Review Process

The consultations, supported by the UNSOM, is part of MoCA’s ongoing outreach efforts to garner the views of a wide range of Somalis around the country to feed into the review process currently underway

 The latest round of public consultations on Somalia’s constitutional review process came to an end this week, with members of the public providing more of their views on what should go into the final document to safeguard their rights on a range of issues. “We need special treatment for persons with disabilities,…

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Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Belarus M.Barysevich visits Egypt

The Sides discussed the entire range of issues on the Belarusian-Egyptian agenda, as well as regional developments

On September 22, 2021, Cairo hosted the sixth round of political consultations between the Ministries of Foreign Affairs of Belarus and Egypt with the participation of Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Belarus Mikalai Barysevich and Assistant Minister of Foreign Affairs for European Affairs of the Arab…

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Trezeguet Calls for More Meaningful Matches in Football’s Future Calendar

With no match calendar in place after 2024, FIFA is facilitating discussions as part of a wide-ranging review with many and varied stakeholders and Trezeguet is eager for the results to contribute to a truly global football of the future

FIFA World Cup 1998 winner says players need matches in calendar to have a higher profile; former France star says fewer windows for national team football will increase the quality; players are among the stakeholders being consulted as part of a wide-ranging review. David Trezeguet has welcomed the extensive review…

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    • Pictured here is the Acting Chief of the USAID Health Office, Julie Boccanera, the USAID Mission Director, Helen Pataki, Ministry of Health Vaccination Program Coordinator, Ivan Manhiça, the UNICEF Representative in Mozambique, Maria Luisa Fornara, and the Chief of the Expanded Program on Immunizati
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Coronavirus: U.S. Government Donates 336,000 Single-dose Johnson & Johnson Vaccines to Mozambique

This shipment will provide immunity to 336,000 Mozambicans, protecting the health of Mozambicans and preventing dangerous new variants from spreading

Today, at the Mavalane International Airport in Maputo, the United States government donated 336,000 doses of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine to the Mozambican Ministry of Health. Because the vaccine confers immunity in a single dose, this shipment will provide immunity to 336,000 Mozambicans, protecting the health of Mozambicans…

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Coronavirus: United States Donates More Than 100,620 Vaccines to Gabon

The U.S. Government coordinated closely with the African Union and Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on the country allocations

U.S. Embassy Libreville announces the donation by the United States Government of 100,620 doses of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine as part of the Administration’s global efforts to fight the COVID-19 pandemic. The United States has already donated more than 160 million doses from its domestic supply to over 100 countries.…

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USAID Launches New Activity to Empower Deaf in Nigeria Through Sign Language Based Education

The new three-year, $2.05 million activity – Strengthening Deaf Education, Empowerment, and Employment (Deaf-E3) – will build the capacity of groups integral to advancing education

On September 23, 2021, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Acting Mission Director Katie Donohoe, together with officials from Gallaudet University, the Nigerian National Association of the Deaf (NNAD), and other partners launched a new activity to empower deaf, hard of hearing, and deafblind children and youth through education,…

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Coronavirus: Belgium donates 153,900 COVID-19 vaccines to Uganda

Uganda has experienced a new wave of COVID-19 in recent months, with a daily peak of 2,280 cases per day in June 2021

Belgium will deliver 153,900 vaccines to Uganda. These vaccines will contribute to stepping up the vaccination campaign for teachers and reopening schools to more than 10 million pupils and students. With this, Belgium is responding to the Ugandan government's request to receive COVID-19 vaccines. On August 2, the Ugandan government…