Source: British Embassy Cairo |

United Kingdom (UK) – Egypt announce joint economic partnership

During the UK-Africa Investment Summit, the UK and Egypt announce agree to enhance economic cooperation

Secretary of State for International Development of the United Kingdom Alok Sharma and Minister of International Cooperation for the Arab Republic of Egypt Dr. Rania Al-Mashat have agreed in a joint statement to enhance economic cooperation. Secretary of State for International Development of the United Kingdom Alok Sharma said: The…

Source: United Kingdom Foreign and Commonwealth Office |

Support for businesses in the UK and Africa to develop trade and investment links

The UK announced the Growth Gateway - a service to help African, UK and other international businesses trade with and invest in each other - at the UK-Africa Investment Summit in January 2020. The service The service will help businesses access the UK government’s trade, investment and finance offer for…

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of The State of Qatar |

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Meets Foreign Minister of The Gambia

The meeting dealt with bilateral cooperation relations in addition to key topics of mutual interest

HE Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani met here on Sunday with HE Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of the Republic of The Gambia Mamadou Tangara, who is currently visiting Doha. The meeting dealt with bilateral cooperation relations in addition to…

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Maldives |

Handover Ceremony of the Arabic Text Books donated by the Government of Egypt to the Government of Maldives

The ceremony was attended by senior officials from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Ministry of Education, and the Principal of Al-Madhrasathul Arabiyyathul Islamiyya

The Government of the Arab Republic of Egypt handed the over the Arabic Text Books donated through the Al-Azhar University to Al-Madhrasathul Arabiyyathul Islamiyya, at a ceremony held today in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Ambassador of the Arab Republic of Egypt to the Republic of Maldives, His Excellency Hussein…

Embassy of the Republic of Croatia in the Republic of South Africa
Source: Embassy of the Republic of Croatia in the Republic of South Africa |

International Mother Language Day

Croatian Embassy invites you not to miss the event honoring the International Mother Language Day that will be held on 22 February

The UN has established 21 February as the International Mother Language Day to promote awareness of linguistic and cultural diversity and to promote multilingualism. Croatian Embassy invites you not to miss the event honoring the International Mother Language Day that will be held on 22 February, 10am-5pm at Goethe Institute…

Embassy of Finland in Pretoria, South Africa
Source: Embassy of Finland in Pretoria, South Africa |

New Honorary Consul of Finland in Cape Town

Mr Philip Palmgren follows in the footsteps of his late father and becomes a second generation Honorary Consul to serve Finland

We have a new Honorary Consul in Cape Town. Mr Philip Palmgren follows in the footsteps of his late father and becomes a second generation Honorary Consul to serve Finland. Mr Palmgren is the Managing Director of Nordic Paper and Packaging Pty Ltd. The company has been supplying the local…

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

UAE strongly condemns car bomb attack in Somalia

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation expressed in a statement its utter denunciation of this criminal act and rejection of all forms of violence

The UAE has strongly condemned a car bomb attack in the town of Afgoye, Somalia, which resulted in numerous deaths and injuries. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation expressed in a statement its utter denunciation of this criminal act and rejection of all forms of violence, which aim…

Source: United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) |

Cash transfer schemes reduce the chances of adolescent girls and young women contracting Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)

Studies from Eswatini, Lesotho, Malawi and the United Republic of Tanzania show that cash transfers help young people, especially girls, stay in school longer and do better in their studies

Efforts aimed at redressing gender inequalities and socioeconomic inequities can mitigate factors that fuel the HIV epidemic. In a study in Eswatini, cash transfers aimed at keeping adolescent girls and young women in school and giving them greater financial independence resulted in the odds of the recipients becoming HIV-positive being…

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Lithuania |

L. Linkevičius discusses situation in Sahel, ways to step up climate diplomacy in Brussels

In the context of the deteriorating security and humanitarian situation in Mali and Sahel, the Council discussed the EU’s role as a leading partner in the region

On 20 January, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius attended the Foreign Affairs Council in Brussels, which focused on the situation in Sahel and climate diplomacy. In the context of the deteriorating security and humanitarian situation in Mali and Sahel, the Council discussed the EU’s role as…

Source: The United Kingdom's Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport |

African tech firms invited to join UK-led growth project

The United Kingdom (UK)’s Department for Digital Culture, Media and Sport launches scheme to develop next generation of African start-ups

Application process underway as government ministers and business leaders attend first ever UK-Africa Investment Summit; Africa has a fast-growing tech sector which is driving growth and creating jobs on the continent Some of Africa’s most innovative start-ups are invited to take part in a global tech project to take their…