Source: U.S. Embassy Addis Ababa, Ethiopia |

U.S. Embassy Launches Annual Video Competition

The Embassy invites all current and aspiring filmmakers to create videos up to three minutes in length to depict why they stand for peace; why peace is important; and how peace can be achieved

The United States Embassy in Addis Ababa has announced the theme of its annual video competition: “I Stand for Peace”. The Embassy invites all current and aspiring filmmakers to create videos up to three minutes in length to depict why they stand for peace; why peace is important; and how…

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Source: GROHE |

GROHE Is the Driving Force of the Digital Transformation in the Sanitary Sector and Sets New Standards at the 2019 ISH

At the 2019 ISH, for the first time GROHE will present itself as one of the leading global brands for complete bathroom solutions, kitchen systems and intelligent water management

For GROHE (GROHE.com), 2018 was all about strategic partnerships and the digitization of water. At the 2019 ISH, for the first time GROHE will present itself as one of the leading global brands for complete bathroom solutions, kitchen systems and intelligent water management. GROHE, a leading global brand for complete bathroom…

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    • Dr. Margaret Mwakima- Principal Secretary, State Department of Wildlife, Ministry of Tourism and Wildlife, Kenya
    • Dr.John Waithaka -Congress Director and Regional Chair, International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)
    • H.E DR. PIindi Hazara Channa- Tanzania's High Commissioner to Kenya
    • Prof. Charles Musyoki, Ag.Director General of the Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) & colleagues
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Source: Africa Protected Areas Congress |

Launch of the first ever Africa Protected Areas Congress

The launch steered awareness and visibility of the upcoming conference to be held on 18th to 23rd November this year

This year’s Valentine day was marked on Thursday with special African flavour that saw the launch of the first-ever Africa Protected Areas Congress (APAC) (www.APA-Congress.org) at Nairobi National Park’s historic Ivory Burning Site. Kenya’s Principal Secretary - State Department of Tourism and Wildlife, Dr. Margaret Mwakima accompanied by Dr.John Waithaka…

Source: Canon Central and North Africa (CCNA) |

Canon unveils the future of portfolio-wide document security and productivity with the latest edition of its imageRUNNER ADVANCE third generation platform

This extensive portfolio of 26 products and 7 series, offers cutting edge security and an intuitive interface across all devices

Canon Central and North Africa (www.Canon-CNA.com), a leader in imaging solutions, is proud to announce the next edition of its third generation imageRUNNER ADVANCE platform (https://bit.ly/2S4Z90d) with new version 3.8 firmware. This extensive portfolio of 26 products and 7 series, offers cutting edge security and an intuitive interface across all…

Source: United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) |

UNHCR delighted as major human rights award presented to a Sudanese refugee

Recognized as a true leader, human rights and humanitarian advocate, Mr. Muhamat has tirelessly cared for fellow refugees, and eloquently drawn the world’s attention to their plight

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is delighted that Mr. Abdulaziz Muhamat has received the 2019 Martin Ennals Award at the ceremony in Geneva today. Recognized as a true leader, human rights and humanitarian advocate, Mr. Muhamat has tirelessly cared for fellow refugees, and eloquently drawn the world’s attention to their…

Source: World Wildlife Fund (WWF) |

One Planet City Challenge 2019 open for entries

Participating cities will be asked to compare their current emissions with the emission reductions needed to reach the 1.5 Deg C target

WWF has launched the One Planet City Challenge 2019 in which cities are being asked to show how they aim to deliver on the Paris Agreement by limiting their climate impact. The new assessment framework for the One Planet City Challenge will be based on data from the UN climate…

Source: United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) |

African Union recognizes Executive Director of UNAIDS for his outstanding achievements in tackling AIDS

The motion was passed during the 32nd Ordinary Session of the African Union Assembly in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on 11 February 2019

The African Union has passed a motion of support for the Executive Director of UNAIDS Michel Sidibé recognizing that the invaluable work of UNAIDS, under the leadership of Mr Sidibé, has saved many lives and has had a decisive impact on the AIDS epidemic in Africa. The motion was passed…

Source: Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) |

African Union honours Food and Agriculture Organization's (FAO) Director-General for contribution to Zero Hunger vision in Africa

Graziano da Silva receives recognition for supporting food security, nutrition and sustainable food systems in Africa; dedicates award to former Brazilian President Lula da Silva

The African Union (AU) today awarded FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva with a special certificate of recognition for his contribution towards the eradication of hunger in Africa and the sustainable development of the continent’s agriculture sectors. “His (Graziano da Silva’s) passion for the Zero Hunger vision and relentless leadership…

Source: The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) |

Applications for 2019 UN Global Climate Action Awards Now Open

The award, the focus of United Nations Climate Change’s Momentum for Change initiative, recognizes the most innovative projects in the field of climate action

Starting today, organizations, cities, industries, universities, governments, and others taking bold leadership on climate change can nominate their work for a UN Global Climate Action Award. The award, the focus of United Nations Climate Change’s Momentum for Change initiative, recognizes the most innovative projects in the field of climate action.…

Source: Africa Regional Media Hub |

MEDIA ADVISORY |  Telephonic Press Briefing with U.S. Ambassador to Burkina Faso Andrew Young and U.S. Air Force Major General Mark Hicks, Commander, Special Operations Command Africa (SOCAFRICA) to discuss the upcoming SOCAFRICA-Sponsored Flintlock 2019 Joint Military Exercise in Burkina Faso

During the briefing, Ambassador Young and Major General Hicks will discuss the U.S.-Burkinabe bilateral relationship, including development and diplomatic efforts

EVENT: Please join us on Wednesday, February 13, 2019, at 14:30 GMT|15:30 WAT|16:30 SAST for a telephonic press briefing with Andrew Young, U.S. Ambassador to Burkina Faso, and U.S. Air Force Major General Mark Hicks, Commander, Special Operations Command Africa.  They will discuss our multiform efforts to reinforce development, security, and diplomatic…