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African Multilateral Financial Institutions forge historic strategic alliance to serve as catalyst for Sustainable Economic Development and financial self-reliance in Africa

The historic inauguration of the Alliance witnessed a momentous occasion as all seven founding members signed a declarative statement announcing their commitment to the principles and objectives behind the establishment of the Alliance

Under the esteemed patronage of His Excellency Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, the President of the Republic of Ghana and the Champion on the African Union Financial Institutions, Africa’s multilateral financial institutions have collaborated and launched the Alliance of African Multilateral Financial Institutions (AAMFI). The auspicious inauguration, which took place on…

Source: Parliament of the Republic of Uganda |

Parliament passes Animal Feeds Bill

The new law guards against contamination of animal feeds by prohibiting the use of contaminants and providing safety measures for transportation of the feeds

The House has passed the Animal Feeds Bill, 2023 creating a committee to regulate production, storage, importation, exportation, and marketing of animal feeds. The Animal Feeds Committee chaired by the Commissioner for Animal Production in the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries, is charged with the issuance of relevant…

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Nigeria to Promote Gas Exploration, Infrastructure Prospects at Invest in African Energy (IAE) 2024 in Paris

Nigeria’s Minister of State for Petroleum Resources (Gas) will speak at the Invest in African Energy Forum this May

Minister of State for Petroleum Resources (Gas) of the Federal Republic of Nigeria Ekperikpe Ekpo, will speak at the Invest in African Energy (IAE) forum (https://apo-opa.co/4bJmL4o) on May 14-15. Connecting with global investors in Paris, Minister Ekpo will outline investment opportunities in Nigeria’s gas sector, drawing attention to exploration prospects and…

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Bermuda Minister of Economy and Labor to Inspire Future Leaders at Global Black Impact Summit (GBIS) 2024

The Global Black Impact Summit will feature Jason Hayward as a speaker in Dubai this month

Jason Hayward, Minister of Economy and Labor for Bermuda, will share his expertise and insights at the upcoming Global Black Impact Summit (GBIS) in Dubai on February 27. During the summit, Minister Hayward will engage with future leaders, drawing insight to the role diversity and inclusion play in creating a…

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OptiGuide from Orange Digital Center Jordan, Winner of the Orange Summer Challenge 2023 International Prize in Africa and the Middle East

The 3-month summer internship in the form of a competition, which is open to students from a variety of disciplines

For the first time, the Orange Summer Challenge, the flagship event of the Orange Digital Center (ODC) network, pitted eleven national winners against each other to determine the most innovative project in Africa and the Middle East at an international awards ceremony held on February 20 in Casablanca, Morocco. Originally…

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    • Africa Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum (AWIEF) and Victoria's Secret Partner to Launch Growth Accelerator in Nigeria – Call for Applications
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Africa Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum (AWIEF) and Victoria's Secret Partner to Launch Growth Accelerator in Nigeria – Call for Applications

AWIEF is honoured to collaborate with the world-leading retailer to extend its flagship AWIEF Growth Accelerator to women-owned or women-led SMEs based and operating in Nigeria

The Africa Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum (AWIEF) (https://www.AWIEForum.org) announces the launch of its Growth Accelerator programme in Nigeria, in partnership with iconic global brand Victoria's Secret & Co. AWIEF is implementing the programme as part of The Tour Impact Fund, a Victoria's Secret initiative dedicated to advancing gender equality,…

Source: The State House of Uganda |

Uganda To Partner With Botswana To Manufacture Vaccines

Scientists from the Botswana Vaccine Institute had agreed to partner with the National Agricultural Research Organization (NARO), to develop a vaccine to combat foot and mouth disease in Uganda

The Botswana Vaccine Institute is to work with Ugandan scientists and the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry, and Fisheries to find a solution to foot and mouth disease that has posed a challenge to the nation over the years. This was revealed in a meeting between President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni…

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United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) Force Commander Visits Warrap Following an Upsurge of Tensions

Persistent cross border clashes between the Dinka Twic and Dinka Ngok communities over territorial disputes in the Abyei Administrative Area

In South Sudan, subnational violence continues to be an issue, especially in hotspots across the states of Unity, Jonglei, Lakes and Warrap. Warrap, in particular, has witnessed persistent cross border clashes between the Dinka Twic and Dinka Ngok communities over territorial disputes in the Abyei Administrative Area, which has led…

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Africa Finance Corporation Commits up to US$40 Million Equity Investment in the African Medical Centre of Excellence (AMCE Abuja) to Revolutionise Healthcare Advancements in West Africa

The project will strategically harness KCH's unparalleled diagnostic, clinical, and capacity-building expertise and specialise in three core non-communicable diseases - oncology, cardiology, and haematology

Africa Finance Corporation (AFC) (www.AfricaFC.org), the continent's leading instrumental infrastructure solutions provider, today signed an equity investment term sheet, pledging up to US$40 million towards the construction of the African Medical Centre of Excellence (AMCE) Abuja hospital. The visionary 500-bed medical health facility is currently being developed by Africa Export-Import…

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Association of Service Providers of the Angolan Oil & Gas Industry (AECIPA) to Champion Angolan Service Industry opportunities at Invest in African Energy (IAE) 2024

The Association of Service Providers of the Angolan Oil & Gas Industry will participate at the Invest in African Energy 2024 forum – which is organized by Energy Capital & Power - with a delegation of 15 Angolan companies

The Association of Service Providers of the Angolan Oil & Gas Industry (AECIPA) has confirmed its participation at the upcoming Invest in African Energy (IAE) forum – taking place in Paris on May 14-15 – with a delegation of 15 Angolan companies seeking global investment. Represented by CEO Bráulio de…