Source: U.S. Embassy in Ghana |

Coronavirus - Ghana: One Million U.S.-Donated COVID-19 Vaccines Arrive in Ghana

The United States has now donated more than five million doses to the Ghanaian people

U.S. Ambassador Stephanie Sullivan handed over one million Johnson and Johnson COVID-19 vaccine doses to Ghana today.  Since September, the United States has donated 5.3 million COVID-19 vaccine doses to the Ghanaian people.  Ambassador Sullivan joined representatives of UNICEF, the Government of Denmark, and Ghana’s Ministry of Health at Accra…

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

President Ramkalawan sends a congratulatory message to incoming and outgoing German Chancellor

He also congratulated the outgoing German Chancellor, H.E Dr. Angel Merkel on the end of her term

President Ramkalawan sent a message of congratulations to H.E Mr. Olaf Scholz on the occasion of his appointment as the Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany. He also congratulated the outgoing German Chancellor, H.E Dr. Angel Merkel on the end of her term. In his first message addressed to…

Source: Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) |

The ECOWAS Commission and the French Development Agency (AFD) sign a New Grant Agreement of €8 million to Support the Food Security Storage System in West Africa

This new funding follows a pilot phase funded by the European Union for €56 million (of which €31.9 million delegated to AFD) to support the ECOWAS Regional Food Security Storage Strategy

The President of the ECOWAS Commission, H.E. Mr. Jean-Claude Kassi Brou and the Director of the French Development Agency (AFD) in Nigeria, Mr. Xavier Muron in the presence of the French Ambassador to Nigeria and ECOWAS, H.E. Mrs. Emmanuelle Blatmann, signed this Tuesday, 7th December, 2021, in Abuja, Nigeria, a…

Source: WHO Regional Office for Africa |

COVID-19 pandemic slows progress against tuberculosis

Tuberculosis is the leading killer of people with HIV and the African region has the highest burden of HIV-associated tuberculosis

The COVID-19 pandemic’s disruption to health services has seen an increase in tuberculosis deaths in Africa, the first such rise in more than a decade, while the decline in new cases slowed down, an analysis by World Health Organization (WHO) shows. The African region has made progress against tuberculosis, reducing…

Source: UNICEF Eastern and Southern Africa |

European Union provides fresh funding to support COVID-19 vaccination in sub-Saharan Africa

The programme will reach more than 189 million people

UNICEF has received a new grant from the European Union’s Humanitarian Aid to help roll out COVID-19 vaccination in 12 countries in Eastern, Southern, West and Central Africa. The 18-month joint programme will help ensure that as vaccines arrive, countries are supported and vaccines reach the whole population, including the…

Source: Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency (TIKA) |

TİKA Continues to Support Algerian Women

TİKA provided 2 distillation apparatuses, a vacuuming machine, a water tank, and a digital scale to the Zahrat Ledough (Flower of Mount Ledough) Association

Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency (TİKA) provided women living in rural areas in Algeria with equipment for the extraction of essential oils and juices from medicinal-aromatic plants to be used in the production of organic soap. As part of the project, TİKA provided 2 distillation apparatuses, a vacuuming machine, a…

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Energy Chamber Condemns the Lawsuit Restricting Funding to Mozambique LNG as Ill-Advised and Anti-Energy Poverty Eradication

The recent legal move to restrict the financing of Mozambique’s LNG project is a direct attack on the livelihoods of millions of Africans

As the voice for the African energy sector, the African Energy Chamber (AEC) (www.EnergyChamber.org) condemns the recent attack on Africa’s energy and economic progress made by the environmental organization Friends of the Earth. This week, the organization announced a legal challenge to the British government over the financing of the…

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Jumeirah Marsa Al Arab to complete the trilogy of iconic, ocean-inspired hotels in Dubai

Jumeirah Marsa Al Arab, planned to open in 2023, will lead a new generation of Jumeirah Group’s ultra-luxury portfolio

Jumeirah Group (www.Jumeirah.com) today unveiled its latest ultra-luxury resort; an avant-garde superyacht architectural design with unmatched experiential spaces, that will charter a new era for luxury hospitality. Jumeirah Marsa Al Arab, planned to open in 2023, will lead a new generation of Jumeirah Group’s ultra-luxury portfolio. Known for its exceptional…

Source: Save the Children |

Darfur: Save The Children Fears Further Violence After 50 People Killed At The Weekend

The violence comes on the back of a year of increasing clashes between communities in Darfur, the result of multiple factors including poverty, arms proliferation, political instability, and a prolonged and severe economic crisis

Save the Children is deeply concerned for the wellbeing of children in Sudan’s Darfur region after nearly 50 people were killed and at least 2,000 children and adults displaced in violence over the past weekend. This incident is the latest in an outbreak of violence in the region which has killed about…

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Radisson Hotel Group Looks Ahead to 2022 as it Wraps up 2021 as a Record Year with Numerous Milestones Achieved

The Group’s aggressive expansion places them firmly on track to boost the current African portfolio of almost 100 hotels currently in operation and under development to its ambition of 150 hotels by 2025

Radisson Hotel Group (https://bit.ly/3ozC7Sl), one of the world’s leading hotel groups, looks optimistically towards 2022 as it positively culminates the year with numerous milestones achieved in Africa over the past twelve months. The Group set a record in the continent this year with 14 signings to date, adding over 2,500…