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Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield highlights food security, United States - Ghana partnership in visit

The United States has committed $6.6 billion of humanitarian assistance to Africa since October 2021

United States Representative to the United Nations Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield visited Ghana August 5-7, 2022 to discuss food security Africa and meet with civil society and government leaders. Ambassador Thomas-Greenfield met with Minister of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration Honorable Shirley Botchwey on August 5. She thanked Minister Botchwey for Ghana’s…

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Security Council examines capacity building for sustaining peace in Africa

Technical cooperation to create policy and institutional capacity needs to be a priority in all in conflict situations

Greater investment in State institutions is critical to counter peace and security challenges in Africa, a senior UN official told the Security Council on Monday.  Cristina Duarte, the Secretary-General’s Special Adviser on Africa, briefed ambassadors during a debate to examine capacity building for sustaining peace on the continent, and to explore…

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Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat and FIFA put climate partnership into action

Partnership focus on climate change action and climate-proofing football infrastructure

PIFS and FIFA (www.FIFA.com) signed two-year Memorandum of Understanding in April; In July Pacific Islands Forum Leaders declared a climate change emergency in the Pacific; Partnership focus on climate change action and climate-proofing football infrastructure. The Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat (PIFS) and FIFA have jointly launched a 12-month plan to…

Source: Human Rights Watch (HRW) |

Mali: Rights Reforms Crucial for Civilian Rule

Ensure Free Speech, Fair Trials During 2-Year Transition

Mali’s authorities should act to uphold fundamental freedoms and the rule of law during the new two-year timetable for transitioning to civilian rule, Human Rights Watch said today. They should promote respect for freedom of expression and the media, ensure due process rights for criminal suspects, and end torture and enforced disappearances. On…

Source: Ministry of Information, Eritrea |

Eritrea: Tour to development sites in Northern Red Sea (NRS)

The tour that has been organized by the National Union of Eritrean Youth and Students was attended by nationals from North America and African countries

Nationals residing in various countries conducted tour to development and historical sites in the Northern Red Sea Region. The tour that has been organized by the National Union of Eritrean Youth and Students was attended by nationals from North America and African countries. In the course of the their tour…

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African Union of Broadcasting (AUB) Appoints Managerial Staff for its Brand New Center of Content Exchange in Algeria

Appointed on August 4, 2022 by decision AUB/DG/276/22, of August 4, 2022, Abderrahmane Khodja, the new Director of the Center will evolve on familiar ground

It is a team of experienced journalists and engineers who are about to take over the brand new AUB (www.uar-AUB.org) Center of Content Exchange, in Algiers. Appointed on August 4, 2022 by decision AUB/DG/276/22, of August 4, 2022, Abderrahmane Khodja, the new Director of the Center will evolve on familiar ground.…

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Ethiopia: Loan from United Nations Fund Allows Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) to Scale Up Fertilizers for Farmers in Tigray

Since conflict erupted in November 2020, Tigray and other regions have seen the widespread disruption of agriculture, elevated levels of acute food insecurity, and loss of livelihoods

A $10 million loan from the UN’s Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) will allow the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) to scale up the procurement of fertilizers to support farmers in the restive Tigray region in northern Ethiopia, the agency announced on Monday.  Since conflict erupted in November 2020, Tigray…

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

Qatar Hosts Signing of Doha Peace Agreement, Participation of Politico-Military Movements in Chadian National, Inclusive, and Sovereign Dialogue

This agreement paves the way for the start of the national, inclusive, and sovereign dialogue in Chad in the capital, N'Djamena, which aims to achieve comprehensive national reconciliation

Chadian parties signed in Doha Monday the Doha Peace Agreement and the Participation of Politico-Military Movements in the Chadian National, Inclusive, and Sovereign Dialogue, under the auspices of the State of Qatar. The signing of the agreement is a culmination of the negotiations the State of Qatar hosted during the…

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Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Meets Foreign Ministers of Sudan, Angola,Togo; International Organization of La Francophonie (OIF) Secretary-General

During the meeting, they reviewed the bilateral cooperation relations, in addition to a range of topics of common interest

HE Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani met separately on Monday with HE Acting Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Sudan Ali Al Sadiq, Minister of External Relations of the Republic of Angola Tete Antonio, HE Minister of Foreign Affairs of…

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African Energy Chamber (AEC) to host Just Energy Transition Concert with Amapiano and Afrobeats superstars on October 17 at the Cabo Beach Club in Cape Town

Taking place on October 17, 2022, ahead of the continent’s premier energy event, the Just Energy Transition Concert celebrates culture and music, while advancing the central goal of making energy poverty history in Africa by 2030

African Energy Week (AEW) (www.AECWeek.com) 2022 – taking place from October 18-21 this year in Cape Town – represents the continent’s premier event for the oil, gas and renewable energy industries. With a mandate to make energy poverty history by 2030, and taking place under the theme, “Exploring and Investing…