Source: United States Agency for International Development (USAID) |

In Visit to Morocco, Administrator Samantha Power Announces New Initiatives for Morocco

The Administrator launched a new partnership with the Rabita Mohammedia League of Scholars and International Organization for Migration

The United States, through USAID, announced multiple new partnerships in Morocco to advance inclusive climate action, food security, and youth empowerment. Wrapping up a four-day visit, Administrator Samantha Power highlighted several new programs and initiatives that build on the more than six decades of partnership between USAID and Morocco.  The Administrator…

Source: The Presidency, Republic of Ghana |

Promise Fulfilled as Dr. Bawumia Commissions Multi-Purpose 'Kayayei' Hostel and Training Programme

The multi-purpose facilities, located in Madina and Ashaiman, in the Greater Accra Region, fulfills a promise made by Dr. Bawumia, on behalf of government in 2019

The Vice President and Flagbearer of the NPP, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, has commissioned an ultra-modern hostel facility, as well as a skills training and empowerment centre in Accra for  head porters, popularly known as Kayayei. The multi-purpose facilities, located in Madina and Ashaiman, in the Greater Accra Region, fulfills a…

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

Director of Arab Affairs Department at Ministry of Foreign Affairs Meets Swiss Special Envoy for Horn of Africa

During the meeting, they discussed a number of regional and international issues of common concern

HE Director of the Arab Affairs Department at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Nayef bin Abdullah Al Emadi met with HE Swiss Special Envoy for the Horn of Africa Sylvain Astier, who is visiting the country. During the meeting, they discussed a number of regional and international issues of common…

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

Embassy of Togolese Republic Inaugurated in Doha

The opening ceremony was attended by HE Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Togolese Republic Robert Dussey

The Embassy of the Togolese Republic was inaugurated in Doha on Wednesday. The opening ceremony was attended by HE Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Togolese Republic Robert Dussey and HE Secretary General of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Dr. Ahmed bin Hassan Al Hammadi. 

Source: Ministry of Health, Kenya |

Kenya Launches National Health Accounts Estimates Report for 2019/20 to 2021/22

The launch of the National Health Accounts Estimates Report provides valuable data for benchmarking, accountability, and evidence-based policymaking

The Principal Secretary for Medical Services, Harry K. Kimtai, today officially launched the National Health Accounts Estimates Report for the fiscal years 2019/20 to 2021/22.  The event underscored the government's dedication to enhancing health services and ensuring equitable healthcare access for all Kenyans.  In his address, Kimtai stressed that health is a…

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

Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) trains Trainers on Ecowas Trade Liberalization Scheme (ETLS)

The training workshops will focus mainly on the new provisions introduced in the Supplementary Act and regulations

In its bid to boost free trade and foster trade integration, the ECOWAS department for Economic Affairs and Agriculture has organized a train-the-trainer workshop on ECOWAS Trade Liberalization Scheme (ETLS) of the National Committee of Origin recognition Committee (NRCOC) and the sensitization of the Private sector in Monrovia, Liberia from…

Source: World Trade Organization (WTO) |

Director-General Okonjo-Iweala cites members’ desire to complete unfinished business from MC13

WTO members are eager to complete the unfinished business pending from the organization’s 13th Ministerial Conference (MC13) in Abu Dhabi earlier this year

Speaking in her role as Chair of the WTO's Trade Negotiations Committee, DG Okonjo-Iweala said consultations she has held with members and groups of members since the last General Council meeting in March to hear their thoughts on moving forward post-MC13 demonstrated a “constructive spirit”, with everyone “eager to complete…

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Source: African Development Bank Group (AfDB) |

African Development Bank at the 10th World Water Forum: showcasing commitment to facilitating access to water and sanitation resources in Africa

Bank and African Water Facility delegation to co-host and participate in more than a dozen forum events in Bali, Indonesia

The African Development Bank Group (www.AfDB.org) will highlight the importance of preparation, financing and coordination for water, sanitation and hygiene initiatives across Africa at the 10th World Water Forum in Bali, Indonesia. The Bank and the African Water Facility’s delegations to the world’s largest international gathering of water sector partners…

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    • Obstetric fistula survivor Kadiatou Bah lived with the condition for nearly 20 years. © UNFPA Guinea/Sayon Idovic Loua
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Source: United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) |

“I suffered a lot”: How United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) helps women in Guinea heal from obstetric fistula

With UNFPA’s support, the Government of Guinea has developed a national strategy to combat obstetric fistula, creating fistula management units across seven regions of the country

“It happened at the hospital. I realized I was leaking urine,” fistula survivor Kadiatou Bah told UNFPA, the United Nations sexual and reproductive health agency.  Ms. Bah first fell pregnant more than four decades ago, when she was 17. With few health centres on hand in her mountainous village in…