Source: U.S. Embassy in Malawi |

U.S. Embassy Applauds President Chakwera’s Continued Fight Against Corruption

The U.S. government supports efforts to prevent corruption by encouraging government transparency and access to information, as well as to prosecute corruption

The Embassy of the United States of America welcomes the bold steps His Excellency President Lazarus Chakwera announced yesterday to further his administration’s fight against corruption in Malawi. Corruption poses a significant threat to Malawi by wasting public resources and undermining democracy and the confidence of citizens. Chargé d’Affaires Jeremey Neitzke stated,…

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Canon EMEA partners with UN Women to deliver educational workshops in Libya, focusing on Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Technology

Canon Ambassador Laura El-Tantawy delivered workshops as part of a new educational project with UN Women to support Libyan women and youth with digital and technological skills

During a three-day virtual workshop, twelve participants discussed their interest in exploring social and environmental topics that are important to them individually and to their communities. The workshops took place as part of an ongoing partnership between Canon and UN Women Libya, called ‘Libyan Woman and Youth Civil Society Organisations…

Source: United Arab Emirates Ministry of Foreign Affairs & International Cooperation |

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation receives credentials copy from Ambassador of Mali to the United Arab Emirates

The newly appointed Ambassador expressed his pleasure at representing his country in the United Arab Emirates, which enjoys a prestigious regional and international position

H.E. Alya Mohamed Almehrezi, Assistant Undersecretary for Protocols Affairs at the UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation received a copy of the credentials of H.E. Brigadier Mamary Camara, the Ambassador of the Republic of Mali to the UAE. Almehrezi wished the Ambassador success in the performance of his…

Source: Department of Communication - Kingdom of Morocco |

Minister of Foreign Affairs Stresses Need to Review Morocco's Consular Map to Bring Services Closer to Moroccans Abroad

The Kingdom has so far 56 consulates, with the opening in the last three years of three consulates in Naples, Murcia and Toronto

Minister of Foreign Affairs, African Cooperation and Moroccans Abroad, Nasser Bourita, stressed, Monday in Rabat, the need to review the consular map of the Kingdom in order to bring the services closer to the Moroccan community abroad. The Kingdom has so far 56 consulates, with the opening in the last…

Source: Republic of South Africa: The Parliament |

Tourism Committee Promises Robust and Constructive Oversight

The committee also welcomed Minister of Tourism Ms Lindiwe Sisulu’s commitment to pursue cases against officials involved in corrupt and fraudulent procurement activities

The Portfolio Committee on Tourism has welcomed the corrective measures adopted by the Department of Tourism to deal effectively with the Auditor-General’s (AG’s) negative findings in relation to the department’s procurement processes and the allocation of Covid-19 relief funds. The committee also welcomed Minister of Tourism Ms Lindiwe Sisulu’s commitment…

Source: Presidency of the Republic of Kenya |

President Kenyatta's meeting with Western Kenya leaders

The leaders particularly thanked President Kenyatta for his timely intervention that led to the degazettement of Chetambe Hills as a national forest reserve

President Uhuru Kenyatta today held a meeting with a cross-section of Western Kenya leaders who paid him a courtesy visit at State House, Nairobi. The Head of State assured the leaders, drawn from the five Western Kenya Counties of Kakamega, Bungoma, Busia, Trans-Nzoia and Vihiga, of the Government's commitment to…

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Nigeria’s Ministry of Petroleum Resources Signs Partnership with African Energy Week 2022

H.E. Minister Chief Timipre Sylva has confirmed the Ministry’s partnership with the AEC for the organization and implementation of African Energy Week 2022 in Cape Town

Nigeria’s Ministry of Petroleum Resources has fully endorsed African Energy Week (AEW) 2022, partnering with the AEC (www.EnergyChamber.org) for the second edition of Africa’s premier energy event. Taking place in Cape Town on the 18th -21st of October, AEW 2022 extends on the narrative of making energy poverty history by…

Source: United Kingdom Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office |

UK Minister for Africa statement on Burkina Faso

UK Minister for Africa Vicky Ford has issued a statement on the coup d’etat by military forces in Burkina Faso

Minister for Africa Vicky Ford: "The UK condemns the coup d’etat by military forces in Burkina Faso. "We call for the immediate, safe and unconditional release of all members of the civilian government who have been detained, including the President of Burkina Faso, Roch Marc Christian Kaboré. "It is vital…

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Uganda: Parliament asked to reverse cuts on health sector budget

The proposed budget for the health sector for the financial year is Shs2.2 trillion, which translates into a decrease of Shs1.1 trillion for the financial year 2021/2022

The Committee on Health wants Parliament to reverse its decision to trim off Shs113.14 billion from the health sector budget saying it will affect key interventions. The committee led by the Chairperson Dr Charles Ayume was on Tuesday, 25 January 2022 appearing before the Budget Committee of Parliament to present…

Source: Parliament of the Republic of Uganda |

Uganda: Find money for maternal health, says UWOPA

UWOPA members said that the budget proposed for the health sector for financial year 2022/2023 is inadequate to address the escalating maternal deaths

Members of Parliament under the Uganda Women Parliamentary Association (UWOPA) have asked government to re-align its priorities and find money to fight maternal mortality which they said is on the increase. UWOPA members said that the budget proposed for the health sector for financial year 2022/2023 is inadequate to address…