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

Qatar Calls Sudanese Waring Parties to Resume Negotiations

The State of Qatar stands by the Sudanese people in the hard times they are going through

The State of Qatar called on the warring parties in Sudan to resume negotiations with the aim of reaching an agreement that ends the fighting and spares civilians further suffering, stressing the need for cooperation to facilitate the access of humanitarian aid to those affected, and to adhere to the…

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

Qatar: Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Meets Egyptian Minister of Foreign Affairs

During the meeting, they discussed cooperation relations between the two fraternal countries and ways to support and develop them

HE Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman bin Jassim Al-Thani met with HE Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Arab Republic of Egypt Sameh Shoukry, on the sidelines of the 5th session of the joint supreme committee between the two countries, which was held in…

Source: The World Bank Group |

Increase in Domestic Savings Can Unlock Rwanda’s Private Sector Potential

Data shows that Rwanda’s private investment growth has not kept pace with public investment as it grew modestly from 12.7% of GDP in 2007 to 15.8% in 2022

Maintaining Rwanda’s development trajectory and achieving the goals outlined in its Vision 2050 will require increased efforts to shift the drivers of economic growth towards a private investment-led model, given the country’s depleting fiscal space. This is according to the 22nd edition of the Rwanda Economic Update (REU): Mobilizing Domestic Savings to…

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

African countries trading more outside the continent than amongst themselves, Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) report

The report shows Africa’s regional integration agenda is progressing, albeit slowly

The African share of global trade remained at less than 3 per cent, driven largely by merchandise trade, an indicator that African countries continue to trade with the rest of the world more than among themselves, according to a new report on Assessment of progress on regional integration in Africa…

Source: State House – Office of the President of the Republic of Seychelles |

Appointment of the Board of the Seychelles Fishing Authority

The Board Members have been re-appointed for a 3-year period effective from the 8th February 2024

The Office of the President has today announced the re-appointment of the current Board of the Seychelles Fishing Authority. The full composition of the Board is as follows: Mr Radley Weber                                   Chairperson Mr Aubrey…

Source: Ministry of Information, Eritrea |

Eritrea: Workshop on Tigre Language Oral Poetry

The event was attended by Ministers, regional administrators, senior Government and PFDJ officials, as well as guests from various parts of the country

A workshop focusing on the oral poetry of the Tigre language convened today, 1 March, at the Asmara Palace Hotel. The event was attended by Ministers, regional administrators, senior Government and PFDJ officials, as well as guests from various parts of the country. Ambassador Zemede Tekle, the Commissioner of Culture…

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

Peace Dialogues Bring Early Signs of Improved Ethnic Relations in Greater Jonglei/Pibor

Gatdet Gatluak is convinced that Lou Nuer and Murle communities can form even tighter bonds by working together on mutually beneficial projects, like markets and road repair work

In the ethnically complex Greater Jonglei/Pibor area, cattle raids, revenge killings, child abductions and other forms of intercommunal violence have been going on for longer than anyone wants to remember. Repeated attempts to break this persistent cycle of mutual hostilities have largely failed, but recent interactions between Murle and Lou…

Source: United Nations Office for West Africa and the Sahel (UNOWAS) |

United Nations Office for West Africa and the Sahel (UNOWAS) and Mano River Union Sign a Framework of Cooperation Agreement to Further Strengthen their Partnership to Address Security Challenges and Promote Peace

This Framework of Cooperation outlines the main areas for joint activities to promote peace, security and stability within the Member States of the sub regional organization

The United Nations Office for West Africa and the Sahel (UNOWAS) and the Mano River Union (MRU) agreed, to further strengthen their partnership, by signing today a triennial Framework of Cooperation Agreement (FCA) for 2024 – 2026. Signed by the acting Deputy Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary General…

Source: African Union Transition Mission in Somalia (ATMIS) |

African Union Transition Mission in Somalia (ATMIS) Medical Officers Undergo Training on Medical Logistics in Conflict Environment

The training aimed to equip officers with skills in planning and ensuring a sufficient supply of essential medicine and equipment during military operations and handling battlefield casualties

Thirteen Medical officers from the African Union Transition Mission in Somalia (ATMIS) have completed a three-day training focused on providing effective medical support in conflict zones. The training, backed by the United Kingdom Mission Support Team (UK-MST), aimed to equip officers with skills in planning and ensuring a sufficient supply of…

Source: South African Government |

South Africa: Treasury releases report on independent assessment of operations at Eskom’s coal-fired power stations

The findings and recommendations will assist in strengthening Eskom’s corporate plan and continue to support the turnaround at Eskom

National Treasury is releasing a report compiled following an independent assessment of operations at Eskom’s coal-fired power stations. National Treasury commissioned VGBE consortium consisting of Dornier, KWS, RWE and Steag, to conduct the independent assessment and compile a report. The assessment was conducted as part of conditions attached to the…