Source: Embassy of the People's Democratic Republic of Algeria to Japan |

Mali’s Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation on visit to Algeria

Dramé will bear a message from Mali’s President, Ibrahim Boubacar Keita, to Head of State, Abdelkader Bensalah

Mali’s Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Tiébilé Dramé will be on a two-day official visit to Algeria as from Tuesday (July 16th). Dramé will bear a message from Mali’s President, Ibrahim Boubacar Keita, to Head of State, Abdelkader Bensalah. Dramé’s visit comes after the visit of Foreign Minister,…

International Sports Press Association (AIPS)
Source: International Sports Press Association (AIPS) |

International Sports Press Association (AIPS) honours veteran Africa Cup of Nations journalists in Egypt

Egypt’s Minister of Youth and Sports Ashraf Sobhi presented the certificates of achievement to the recipients

The International Sports Press Association (AIPS) (www.AIPSMedia.com), in collaboration with AIPS Africa and the Egyptian Sports Press Association, on Saturday celebrated journalists who have covered 10 or more Africa Cup of Nations in an emotional and colourful ceremony held at the heart of Egyptian sports, the national Olympic Center in…

Source: Embassy of the United States in Algiers, Algeria |

U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) Regional Director visits Algeria

Mr. Kress’ visit is part of U.S. efforts to partner with Algerians on economic development

The U.S. Trade and Development Agency’s Worldwide Energy Sector Team Leader and Regional Director for East Asia, the Middle East, North Africa, Europe & Eurasia Carl B. Kress visited Algeria June 26-28, 2019, to build on the long partnership between USTDA and Algeria. Mr. Kress’ visit is part of U.S.…

Source: AIPS Africa |

African football affairs: CAF attack on press freedom

Another attempt to control the news regarding African football affairs

In another attempt to control the news regarding African football affairs, the journalist Nazim Bessol, working for Algerian newspaper Botola, has seen his accreditation for the African Cup of Nations revoked. Initially Bessol received a confirmation approval letter with accreditation number 1206. However yesterday Bessol received an email from CAF…

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Pan African University, educating a new generation of Pan-African En-trepreneurial Solutioners: 2019 Student Call now open

The Pan African University Institute for Water and Energy Sciences including Climate Change (PAUWES) hosting students from 34 African countries, is offering four distinct two-year Master programs

The Pan African University Institute for Water and Energy Sciences including Climate Change (PAUWES) (www.PAUWES.dz) in Tlemcen, Algeria provides higher education and applied research in the fields of water, energy and climate change – an important contribution to sustainable development in Africa. The admission process for its Master programs in water…

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Launch of the Rugby Africa Cup (RAC), the qualifying competition for the 2023 Rugby World Cup

Rugby Africa unveils a new competition format where the 16 best African teams will compete in a truly continental rugby championship made up of 20 matches divided into 3 stages

Starting from November 2019, 16 teams will compete in the new Rugby Africa Cup (RAC) with an aim to qualify for the 2023 Rugby World Cup in 2022. This format is more inclusive and easier to follow. The top 16 teams based on the African ranking will compete in a…

Source: World Food Programme (WFP) |

WFP welcomes support from Gran Canaria for Sahrawi refugees

WFP also plans to include gofio in its school feeding programme which benefits more than 40,000 Sahrawi children attending education facilities in the camps

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has welcomed a contribution of €1 million (US$1.1 million) from the Cabildo (governing council) of Gran Canaria in Spain to support food assistance for Sahrawi refugees in Algeria. This is the second consecutive annual donation that WFP has received from the Cabildo for…

Africa Oil & Power Conference
Source: Africa Oil & Power Conference |

President of Angola to attend Gas Exporting Countries Forum (GECF) Heads of State Gas Summit

Angola joined the organization as an Observing Member in November

The President of Angola, H.E. João Lourenço, has accepted an official invitation to attend the Gas Exporting Countries Forum (GECF) (https://www.GECF.org) 5th Heads of State Summit held in Malabo in November. The invitation was delivered by the Minister of Mines and Hydrocarbons of Equatorial Guinea, H.E. Gabriel Mbaga Obiang Lima, during an…

Source: International Organization for Migration (IOM) |

Solar Lamp Posts to Improve Safety, Social Cohesion in Kawar Region of Niger

The project aims to contribute to the stabilization of the communities in northern Niger and to prevent a regional crisis

At the request of local authorities and community members, IOM last month installed 55 solar lamp posts in the Bilma department, region of Kawar in Niger, through its project Community Stabilization Initiatives in Northern Niger (COSINN), financed by the German Federal Foreign Office. Mamadou, 25, a shopkeeper in Dirkou, used…

UN Habitat
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Highlights for Tuesday, 28 May 2019, UN-Habitat Assembly

Delegates listened to regional and national statements, which focused on efforts to promote the New Urban Agenda (NUA) and sustainable urban development

On Tuesday, the UN-Habitat Assembly continued its deliberations at the UN Office at Nairobi (UNON), Kenya. Delegates listened to regional and national statements, which focused on efforts to promote the New Urban Agenda (NUA) and sustainable urban development. The Drafting Committee commenced its considerations of draft resolutions.  Two special events…