Source: West Africa Connect |

West Africa Connect Boosts Region’s Trade of Mango, Cassava, and ICT Services

West Africa Connect 2022 will be held as a hybrid event on the 20th and 21st of September both in Accra, Ghana and online

After a successful edition in 2021, West Africa Connect (WestAfricaConnect.com) is back with a new event on September 20 and 21, 2022. This time, the focus is placed on promoting mangoes, cassava, and ICT services from West African suppliers to agribusiness buyers from West Africa, Africa, and other continents. Buyers can…

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Source: Republic of Iraq: Ministry of Foreign Affairs |

Ministers of Foreign Affairs of Iraq, Egypt and Jordan Discuss Economic, Regional and International Issues of Common Interest, and Developments in the Region

During the meeting, they discussed ways to enhance consultation and coordination within the framework of the tripartite cooperation mechanism

On Monday, 6/6/2022, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr Fuad Hussein, received the Foreign Minister of the Arab Republic of Egypt, Sameh Shoukry, and the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, Ayman Al Safadi, in Baghdad. During the meeting, they discussed ways to enhance consultation and coordination…

Source: U.S. Department of State |

Comoros National Day

The United States values its strong relationship with the Union of the Comoros, as we work together on promoting maritime security in the Indian Ocean and addressing climate change globally

It is a pleasure to congratulate the Comorian people on the forty-seventh anniversary of their independence. The United States values its strong relationship with the Union of the Comoros, as we work together on promoting maritime security in the Indian Ocean and addressing climate change globally. The United States looks…

Source: Human Rights Watch (HRW) |

Egypt: Arbitrary Travel Bans Throttle Civil Society

Life-Destroying Bans, a Key Tactic Against Lawyers, Journalists, Activists

 Egypt is using arbitrary travel bans to target key members of civil society for their peaceful work, including rights lawyers, journalists, feminists, and researchers, FairSquare and Human Rights Watch said today. The bans, which authorities usually do not formally announce and provide no clear way to challenge them in court, have separated families,…

Source: Department of Water and Sanitation, Republic of South Africa |

Department of Water and Sanitation calls on the public to clean rivers during Mandela month

The campaign aims on actively engaging communities as well as promoting and creating an on-going awareness and education on protecting our water resources

Annually, the Department of Water and Sanitation (DWS) celebrates Clear River Campaign in a bid to clean up and protect the water resources. Under the theme “South Africa is a water source country, clean up and protect our water resources” the campaign aims on actively engaging communities as well as…

Source: Republic of South Africa: North West Department of Health |

South Africa: North West Health gives update on achievements of the Section 100 (1) (b) intervention

Reflecting on achievements of the intervention, MEC Sambatha indicated that key management vacancies had been filled and over five thousand (5000) permanent frontline staff had been appointed

North West Department of Health MEC Madoda Sambatha recently provided an update on the achievements of the Section 100 (1) (b) intervention which was evoked on the department on 25 April 2018. The placing of the department under administration in terms of this section of the constitution of the Republic…

Source: United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) |

Girls’ school rehabilitated by UNMISS engineers brings hope to Akobo

The refurbishing of the facilities came about after a request from community members

All sectors of society are negatively affected when there is armed conflict, with education, and the children who should benefit from it, perhaps suffering the most. Thanks to funding from the government of South Korea, the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) and its peacekeepers have been able to…

Government of Lesotho
Source: Government of Lesotho |

Lesotho Signs Administrative Arrangements Agreement

Speaking during the signing of the agreement, the minister noted that this is a historic undertaking for Lesotho, as it is the first time that the country hosts an EU-EOM

The Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Relations, Mrs. ‘Mats’epo Molise-Ramakoae signed the Administrative Arrangements Agreement between the Government of Lesotho and the European Delegation for the deployment of the European Union Observation Mission (EU-EOM) to the General Elections 2022. Speaking during the signing of the agreement, the minister noted…

Source: Ministry of Health, Kenya |

Bold new order as ministry of health launches National Reproductive Health Policy

The policy seeks to address Maternal Health, Family Planning, Adolescence and young adults’ reproductive health as well as Marginalized persons and age cohorts in reproductive health

The ministry of health has launched the national reproductive health policy (2022-2032) as it moves to consolidate gains made in the health sector. The policy, which seeks to address age specific needs of the entire life spectrum of the Kenyan population, contains bold steps meant to achieve universal quality reproductive health care…

Source: World Food Programme (WFP) |

France Helps WFP Support Thousands of People in Crisis-Hit South Sudan

WFP will use this contribution to provide specialized nutrition assistance for the treatment and prevention of malnutrition in 24,222 children

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) welcomes a contribution of €1.2 million (USD$1.29 million) from France to provide nutrition assistance to thousands of people in South Sudan, where more than 7.74 million people are increasingly hungry after years of conflict, the impact of climate shocks such as flooding and…