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    • AfDB launches African Debt Managers Initiative Network to provide home-grown solutions to Africa's debt challenges
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African Development Bank launches African Debt Managers Initiative Network to spur home-grown solutions to debt challenges

The inauguration and first peer learning event took place in Addis Ababa under the theme: Developing and Deepening Domestic Debt Markets in Africa

The African Development Bank's (www.AfDB.org) African Development Institute on Thursday launched the African Debt Managers Initiative Network (ADMIN), a new program to provide home-grown solutions to Africa's debt challenges. The inauguration and first peer learning event took place in Addis Ababa under the theme: Developing and Deepening Domestic Debt Markets…

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    • High-Level African Development Bank (AfDB) delegation heads to Japan to champion African investment and collaboration in run-up to the 9th Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD9)
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High-Level African Development Bank (AfDB) delegation heads to Japan to champion African investment and collaboration in run-up to the 9th Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD9)

The delegation's visit is expected to strengthen the partnership between the African Development Bank, the Japanese government, and Japan's private sector, paving the way for increased investment and collaboration in Africa's most promising sectors

An African Development Bank (www.AfDB.org) delegation led by three vice presidents will visit Japan from 17-21 June to promote investment opportunities in key African sectors and strengthen partnerships with the Japanese government and corporations. Vice presidents Kevin Kariuki, Solomon Quaynor, and Kevin Urama will be joined by the Bank's Executive…

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    • The Resident Representative in Cote d’Ivoire Celebrates the 49th Anniversary of Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS)
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The Resident Representative in Cote d’Ivoire Celebrates the 49th Anniversary of The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS)

The theme of the celebration was “Strengthening Regional Unity, Peace and Security”

On Monday 10 June 2024, the 49th anniversary of ECOWAS took place at the ECOWAS Resident Representation in Côte d’Ivoire, under the patronage of His Excellency Mr Kacou Houaja Léon ADOM, Minister of Foreign Affairs, African Integration and Ivorians Living Abroad. The theme of the celebration was “Strengthening Regional Unity,…

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    • Italian contribution allows United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR) to expand early warnings for early action in Kenya
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Italian contribution allows United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR) to expand early warnings for early action in Kenya

This includes facilitating the training for national officials on the use of an open-source system for real-time monitoring and forecasting of natural hazards to enable decision-makers to take early actions

On 11 June 2024, the Government of Italy signed an agreement with the UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR) to strengthen early warning for early action systems in Kenya. Under this agreement, Italy is providing EUR 1.5 million over the period of 2024-2027. To mark the occasion, during his…

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Inauguration of Tanzania’s ‘Emergency Operation and Communication Center’ Situation Room – a step to advancing ‘Early Warnings for All’

Working under the authority of the Prime Minister's Office, the EOCC Situation Room will work to combine real-time data on current and emerging risks with data on past disasters to issue timely forecasts and bulletins

On 14 June, Tanzania celebrated the inauguration of its first Emergency Operation and Communication Center (EOCC) Situation Room, which is also the first national situation room to be set up under the African Union's Africa Multi-Hazard Early Warning and Early Action System (AMHEWAS) Programme. The event marked a milestone in…

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Experienced duo returns as Blitzboks aim for Paris Olympics

South Africa will play Mexico, Tonga and Chile in pool play in the tournament where the winner will fill the last spot at the Rugby Sevens tournament of the 2024 Paris Olympics

Zain Davids and Shilton van Wyk return to the Springbok Sevens squad that will contest the World Rugby Sevens Repechage in Monaco from 21-23 June. South Africa will play Mexico, Tonga and Chile in pool play in the tournament where the winner will fill the last spot at the Rugby…

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Critical Minerals Africa 2024 Returns to Cape Town – Driving Capital, Innovation and Technology

The second edition of the Critical Minerals Africa Summit will take place on November 6-7 in Cape Town, under the theme: Innovate, Enact, Invest in African Critical Minerals

The Critical Minerals Africa (CMA) Summit – Africa’s leading investment platform for the critical minerals sector – will return for its second edition on November 6 - 7 in Cape Town. CMA 2024 brings together African and global policymakers, project leaders and key stakeholders along the critical minerals value chain…

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A Partner of the Future: Sonangol Targets Robust Oil & Gas Growth

The AEC believes that Sonangol is a strategic partner for Angola’s oil and gas industry and will continue to play a major role in facilitating investment and driving project developments

The African Energy Chamber (AEC) (www.EnergyChamber.org)– led by Executive Chairman NJ Ayuk – met with Sonangol CEO Sebastião Gaspar Martins in Luanda this week, where the parties discussed Sonangol’s vision for the oil and gas industry. Martins is speaking at the African Energy Week (AEW): Invest in African Energy conference…

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Angola Oil & Gas (AOG) 2024: Angola’s Premier Deal Signing Platform

With a $60-billion investment pipeline planned for the next five years, the Angolan market presents diverse opportunities for foreign investors and project developers

The Angola Oil & Gas (AOG) conference and exhibition returns for its fifth edition from October 2-3 in Luanda, uniting foreign investors and project developers with Angolan projects. Since the event’s inception in 2019, AOG has consistently facilitated industry-advancing deals. This trend of fostering strategic partnerships and driving investment in…