Source: Ministry of Information, Eritrea |

Eritrea: Effort to ensure quality education

The comment was made at the meeting conducted on 5 October in connection with International Teachers Day

The National Association of Eritrean Teachers expressed readiness to strengthen participation in the effort to ensure quality education. The comment was made at the meeting conducted on 5 October in connection with International Teachers Day. Indicating that this year’s International Teachers Day is being observed under the theme “Education Transformation…

Source: Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) |

Human Rights Council Concludes General Debate on Racism, Racial Discrimination, Xenophobia and Related Forms of Intolerance

A number of speakers strongly condemned the racial injustices and racially motivated violence perpetuated against people of African descent

The Human Rights Council this morning concluded its general debate on agenda item nine on racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia, and related forms of intolerance: follow-up to and implementation of the Durban Declaration and Programme of Action. In the general debate, many speakers welcomed the work of the Working Group of…

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The Canada-Africa Chamber of Business Welcomes Africa Trade Desk as a Full Member

Africa Trade Desk is a one-stop boutique consulting firm for Canadian and international companies, investors, and entrepreneurs that want to do business in Africa and vice versa

Africa Trade Desk (www.AfricaTradeDesk.com) is the latest member to join the Canada Africa Chamber of Business. Africa Trade Desk is a one-stop boutique consulting firm for Canadian and international companies, investors, and entrepreneurs that want to do business in Africa and vice versa. They believe that diversified trade is the…

Source: Republic of Yemen: Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates |

Eryani discusses with International Organization for Migration the situation of Ethiopian refugees in Yemen

Al-Eryani stressed that the influx of migrants, including Ethiopians, to Yemen in light of the difficult conditions that the country is experiencing due to the war constitutes a great burden in providing their necessary needs

The Chargé d’Affairs of the Yemeni Embassy in Addis Ababa, Ambassador Yahya Al-Eryani, discussed today with the office of the International Organization for Migration in Ethiopia the situation of Ethiopian immigrants in Yemen in general and those who wish to return voluntarily to their country. Al-Eryani stressed that the influx…

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

United Arab Emirates continues distributing food items to those affected by drought in Somalia

Over the past week, the distribution of aid due to drought was expanded to include food support to the displaced in the most affected areas

UAE relief efforts continue to provide support to the Somali people by meeting the needs of more than 2.5 million residents affected by drought. A UAE aid ship carrying over 1,000 tonnes of food and relief items arrived at the port of the capital, Mogadishu, last month in coordination with…

Source: South African Government |

North West Human Settlements on launch of Human Settlements Month

The campaign is aimed at increasing awareness on departmental programmes such as the Informal Settlements Upgrading Programme, Social Housing and FLISP (Help-Me-Buy-A-Home)

The National Department of Human Settlements in conjunction with the provincial department and the Matlosana local municipality launched the human settlements month on Monday with hype of activities geared towards service delivery and restoring dignity to the residents of Matlosana. The campaign is aimed at increasing awareness on departmental programmes…

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World Food Programme 3 Million Metric Tons of Food Delivered to Somalia

Since the activation of this EU Operation, in December 2008, ATALANTA has ensured the delivery of more than ten and a half million (10.5 M) tons of food in the entire area of operation

Last week, the United Nations World Food Program (UN WFP) reached the impressive three million (3 M) metric tons of food and first need items successfully transported and delivered to Somalia by merchant vessels protected or monitored by EUNAVFOR ATALANTA. Hopeful news, especially at a time when the consequences of…

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Tourism - Foreign Affairs Department, Republic of Seychelles |

Seychelles: 9th European Union Political Dialogue

The EU congratulated Seychelles for being removed from the EU list of non-cooperative jurisdictions for tax purposes

The 9th Political Dialogue was co-chaired by Seychelles’ Minister of Foreign Affairs and Tourism, Mr Sylvestre Radegonde, and EU Ambassador, Mr Vincent Degert. Both expressed satisfaction for the achievements of the strategic partnership and agreed to enhance cooperation in the areas of maritime security, sustainable blue economy, trade, investment as…

Source: Republic Of South Africa: Department of Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment |

Minister Barbara Creecy condemns the murder of a German tourist travelling to a community-owned safari lodge in the Kruger National Park

Minister Creecy condemns killing of German Tourist en route to the Kruger National Park

The Minister of Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment, Ms Barbara Creecy, condems the murder of a German tourist travelling to a community-owned safari lodge in the Kruger National Park via Numbi in Mpumalanga. “I appeal to the Mpumalanga police to work tirelessly to bring the perpetrators of this heinous crime…

Source: World Food Programme (WFP) |

Niger, Resilience Learning in the Sahel: Impact evaluation

The impact evaluation is intended to estimate the impacts of the Integrated Resilience Programme on absorptive, adaptive, and transformative resilience capacities

This inception report outlines the planned strategy for assessing the impact of the WFP’s Integrated Resilience programme in Niger on the dynamics of population well-being and resilience. The impact evaluation is intended to estimate the impacts of the Integrated Resilience Programme on absorptive, adaptive, and transformative resilience capacities. WFP’s Resilience…