Source: The World Bank Group |

Comoros: World Bank Group Pledges $175 Million in Additional Support for Development Programs

The World Bank Group’s support will also help promote private sector and value chains development in agriculture and tourism

The World Bank Group pledged an additional $175 million over the period 2020-2022 to support Comoros’ development through its National Emergent Plan. The announcement was made at the Development Partners Conference for Comoros, held in Paris on December 2 and 3, 2019. This funding consists of grants and concessional credits…

Source: African Development Bank Group (AfDB) |

Hola, Madrid! African Development Bank takes the continent’s climate agenda to COP25 in Spain

The Bank has doubled its total climate change commitment to $25 billion between 2020 and 2025

The Bank is playing a leading role in guiding progress on climate change on the continent. The Bank has doubled its total climate change commitment to $25 billion between 2020 and 2025. The African Development Bank (http://www.AfDB.org) will on Monday kick off a campaign to plead the continent’s case at…

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: Ministry of External Affairs - Government of India |

Visit of Vice President to Comoros and Sierra Leone (October 10-14, 2019)

India shares close, warm and friendly relations with Comoros which are cemented by mutual trust

Hon’ble Vice President of India, Shri Venkaiah Naidu will visit the Union of Comoros and Sierra Leone from 10-14 October, 2019. The Vice President will be accompanied by a high-level delegation including Shri Sanjeev Kumar Balyan, Minister of State for Animal Husbandry, Dairy and Fisheries; Shri Ramvichar Netam, Member of…

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

Speech of H.E. Mr Vincent Degert, Ambassador of the European Union to the Republic of Mauritius

First Eastern and Southern Africa - European Union (ESA-EU) technical meeting on the deepening of the Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA)

By H.E. Mr Vincent Degert, Ambassador of the European Union to the Republic of Mauritius on 3 October 2019 at 9.30 at Voilà Bagatelle Hôtel Mr Said Abdou SALIM, Director of the Office of the Minister of the Economy of the Union of Comoros  Mrs Edmee Ratefinanahary RANTOARIVOLA, Director for…

Source: European Commission |

Erasmus+: EU boosts participation of African students and staff in 2019

The results of the 2019 Erasmus+ call bring the total number of exchanges between Africa and Europe to 26,247 since the beginning of the programme in 2014

The EU has invested an additional €17.6 million to support over 8,500 newly selected African students and staff to participate in Erasmus+ in 2019. This increase in Erasmus+ funding is one more step towards the commitment announced by President Jean-Claude Juncker in his State of the Union speech in September 2018 to have supported…

Source: Fédération internationale de football association (FIFA) |

African qualifiers for the FIFA World Cup 2022™ live on FIFA.com and YouTube

Live stream will be available on FIFA.com and FIFA’s YouTube channel

FIFA invests in TV production to give fans all over the world a chance to watch the first round of qualifiers; First round of CAF qualifiers for Qatar 2022 start this week; Live stream will be available on FIFA.com and FIFA’s YouTube channel. The first round of CAF qualifiers for…

Source: International Monetary Fund (IMF) |

International Monetary Fund (IMF) Executive Board Approves US$12.3 Million Rapid Financial Assistance to the Union of Comoros in the Wake of Cyclone Kenneth

These funds will help the authorities address large budgetary and external financing needs arising from the effects of Tropical Cyclone Kenneth

IMF financial assistance will help to address Comoros’ budgetary and external financing gaps arising from reconstruction and humanitarian needs after Cyclone Kenneth; The authorities are committed to rebuilding the economy’s productive capacity. To this end, they plan to repair damaged infrastructure and provide support to the poor while maintaining macroeconomic…

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Maldives |

Minister Shahid, as the Special Envoy of the President, calls on the President of Comoros

At the meeting held in Moroni, Minister Shahid extended warm greetings from President Solih, and presented a letter to President Assoumani from President Solih

Minister of Foreign Affairs, His Excellency Abdulla Shahid, Special Envoy of President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih, called on His Excellency Azali Assoumani, President of the Union of Comoros, this evening. At the meeting held in Moroni, Minister Shahid extended warm greetings from President Solih, and presented a letter to President Assoumani…

Source: Africa Oil Week |

Africa Oil Week turns up heat on deal-making with new features for 2019

This year organisers have crafted a programme that puts deal-making front and centre of the agenda for the 1500+ delegates

For over twenty-five years, Africa Oil Week (www.Africa-OilWeek.com) has acted as a central hub for decision-makers in the African oil and gas sector, bringing together delegates from Marrakesh and Maputo to Lagos and Lusaka in Cape Town each November. Following consultation with two expert advisory boards, and countless interviews with…