Source: Embassy of Ethiopia in Stockholm, Sweden |

Ethiopia and Norway held the 5th Political Consultation on today in Oslo

The two sides reiterated the long standing cordial bilateral relations that exist between the two countries and exchanged views on issues of mutual interest

Ms. Tine Morch Smith, Director-General of Regional Department at the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign affairs welcomed the #Ethiopian Delegation led by Mr. Mehretab Mulugeta, Director General of European Affairs at the Ethiopian Ministry of Foreign Affairs on November 14, 2019. The two sides reiterated the long standing cordial bilateral relations that exist…

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Source: Rugby Africa |

Côte d’Ivoire Elephants encounter Rwanda Silverbacks in Rugby Africa Cup 2020 elimination stage

The second match of the new Rugby Africa Cup format season 2020 kicks off this weekend in Abidjan with a fierce fight for a spot in the group stage

The second Rugby Africa Cup (RAC) 2020 elimination stage match kick offs on Saturday, 23 November at 16 am local time (18:00 CAT) at the Bingerville Stadium in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire. Both teams are determined to continue to the group stage of the RAC 2020 where after they will stand…

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30 Years of Child Rights: Historic Gains and Undeniable Achievements, but Little Progress for the World’s Poorest Children – UNICEF

Urgent action and a recommitment to child rights needed to address age-old and emerging threats

There have been historic gains overall for the world’s children since the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) was adopted 30 years ago. However, many of the poorest children are yet to feel the impact, according to The Convention on the Rights of the Child at a Crossroads, a new…

Source: United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) |

Let Us Make the Invisible Visible, Says United Nations Economic Commission for Africa’s (ECA) Chinganya As Africa Marks African Statistics Day

The African Statistics Day is marked every 18 November in all African countries to raise public awareness on the pivotal role played by statistics

Everyone counts: quality statistics for better management of forced displacement in Africa, was the theme of day as Africans around the globe marked African Statistics Day today. The biggest event took place in Tunisia where the African Union Commission was launching the Pan African Institute for Statistics (StatAfric) which is expected…

African Energy Chamber
Source: African Energy Chamber |

Springfield Oil Discovery is Historic for Local Content in Africa

As much as 1.2bn barrels of oil could be held within the deposit, with up to 35% recoverable according to Springfield

The soon-to-be-announced deep water oil discovery offshore Ghana by independent Springfield Group is historic for Ghana and Africa’s local content. Not only does it mark the first deep water oil discovery made by an African oil company, but it could also be a bigger find than Ghana’s Jubilee Field, which…

Source: International Monetary Fund (IMF) |

International Monetary Fund (IMF) Management Complete the First Review Under the Staff-Monitored Program with Somalia

The IMF supports Somalia’s efforts to secure debt relief and is working with its members to secure the financial resources necessary to cover the IMF’s costs of debt relief

IMF staff commends the authorities for implementing key reforms and for satisfactory performance under the fourth Staff-Monitored Program (SMP); Maintaining strong performance and support from international partners will pave the way for Somalia to receive debt relief under the Heavily Indebted Poor Countries (HIPC) Initiative; The IMF supports Somalia’s efforts…

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Embassy Abuja participates in America Recycles Day National Campaign

This year, the U.S. Embassy in Abuja hosted an Embassy-wide competition to motivate people to put their bottles and cans in the recycling bin instead of the trash

On November 6-15, U.S. Embassy Abuja’s volunteer-led Green Stripe Initiative launched a plastic bottle drive competition to commemorate America Recycles Day. Celebrated each year on and in the weeks leading up to November 15, thousands of communities across the United States participate in activities to raise awareness and encourage increased…

Source: Embassy of the Republic of Belarus to the Arab Republic of Egypt |

Ambassador of Belarus Sergei Terentiev met with the Minister of Higher Education of Egypt

During the meeting, the sides discussed the state and prospects of Belarusian-Egyptian cooperation in higher education, as well as the issues of improving the legal framework in this field

On November 17, 2019, the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Belarus to the Arab Republic of Egypt Mr. Sergei Terentiev held a meeting with the Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research of the Arab Republic of Egypt Dr. Khaled Attef Abd El-Ghafar. During the meeting, the…

Source: Delegation of the European Union to the Republic of Mauritius and the Republic of Seychelles |

17th Regional Seminar of African, Caribbean and Pacific Group - European Union (ACP-EU) Economic and Social Interest Groups

This year, the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) is organising a regional seminar in Eastern and Southern Africa, which comprises the Indian Ocean islands

Dates: 21 and 22 November 2019 Venue: Hotel Sofitel, Wolmar, Flic en Flac (Mauritius) Working languages: EN, FR, PT The European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) is pleased to invite you to the 17th Regional Seminar of ACP-UE Economic and Social Interest Groups, which will take place on 21 and…

Source: World Health Organization (WHO) |

Sweeping Agreement Inked by World Health Organization (WHO) and African Union to Accelerate Vital Health Goals

Memorandum of Understanding formalizes and deepens cooperation between the organizations

Today the African Union (AU) Commission and the World Health Organization (WHO) signed an historic Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) cementing their mutual commitment to expand and deepen their relationship and cooperation. The document was signed at WHO Headquarters by His Excellency Moussa Faki Mahamat, Chairman of the African Union Commission,…