Source: U.S. Department of State |

United States (U.S.) and Morocco Co-Host Proliferation Security Initiative Workshop

The workshop also featured expert briefings, a scenario-based tabletop exercise, and a visit to the Port of Tangier Med to observe a cargo inspection

The United States and Morocco co-hosted the North African Proliferation Security Initiative (PSI) Workshop from December 6-8, 2022, in Tangier, Morocco. The workshop – the first of its kind in the region – demonstrated partnership and commitments to countering threats from weapons of mass destruction (WMD) in the region.  Over the…

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Xi meets with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi

Xi underscored that China firmly supports Egypt in choosing a development path that suits its national conditions and in safeguarding national sovereignty, security and development interests

Xi pointed out that as the regional and international environments are undergoing profound and complex changes, the strategic and overarching importance of China-Egypt relations has become all the more evident. The visions and interests that China and Egypt share mean that the two sides need to work together toward the…

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The Gambia’s Dr Touray Pledges to Enhance Regional Peace and Security as He takes Oath of Office

Dr Touray, in his maiden speech, brought to light the subregional economic scenario marked by the unconstitutional change of governments, terrorism, and fake news

President Adama Barrow on Sunday attended the 62nd Summit of the Heads of State and Government of the West Africa Economic Community- ECOWAS held in the Nigerian capital, Abuja. Reacting to the Summit, President Barrow said, "it is a good day for The Gambia."  The Gambia took centre stage at the…

Source: The Presidency, The Arab Republic of Egypt |

President El-Sisi Meets Commander of Strategic Command and Military Industrialization Supervisor

The Spokesman for the Presidency said the meeting followed-up on efforts to promote and develop military industrialization

Today, President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi met with the Commander of the Strategic Command and Military Industrialization Supervisor, Vice Admiral Ahmed Khalid and Colonel Ahmed Adel Megahed from the Strategic Command. The Spokesman for the Presidency said the meeting followed-up on efforts to promote and develop military industrialization. President El-Sisi gave…

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Medals galore as South Korean engineering contingent awarded for outstanding service

Present at the ceremony, Major General Main Ullah Chowdhury, Deputy UNMISS Force Commander, lavished praise on the South Korean peacekeepers

Having a highly successful parent or two means having a tough act to follow. Captain Jim Su Sa from South Korea knows all about it, but instead of being intimidated by the challenge, he decided to embrace it. “My father was such an influence on me. His exploits in the…

Source: Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) |

United Nations (UN) Experts Call on South Sudan to Investigate Top Government Officials for their Role In Sexual Violence

South Sudan has made repeated commitments to tackle sexual violence

If the Government of South Sudan is serious about tackling sexual violence it should immediately remove from office and investigate Governors and County Commissioners credibly alleged to be complicit in systematic rape, said UN experts attending the Preventing Sexual Violence Initiative (PSVI) conference in London. A delegation from the Government…

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

President attends the ceremony to commemorate Defence Forces Day 2022

The President had honour to promote servicemen who have met all requirements to ascend to their next rank

The President of the Republic of Seychelles and Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces, Mr. Wavel Ramkalawan, attended a ceremony to commemorate the Defence Forces Day 2022, yesterday morning at the Seychelles Defence Forces Academy, Ile Perseverance. The celebrations is being held under this year's theme, ‘United and Focused towards a…

Source: INTERPOL |

Operation across Africa identifies cyber-criminals and at-risk online infrastructure

INTERPOL and AFRIPOL collaborate in joint action against cybercrime

Law enforcement officials from 27 INTERPOL countries joined forces in the Africa Cyber Surge Operation to counter cybercrime across the continent. Against the backdrop of the huge financial losses suffered by companies, businesses and individuals, the four-month operation (July to November 2022) saw officers detect, investigate and disrupt cybercrime through…

Source: Kingdom of Morocco - Ministry of Foreign Affairs, African Cooperation and Moroccan Expatriates |

Kick-Off of the First Regional Meeting for the Development of an Implementation Plan of the Arab Regional Strategy to Fight Terrorism

This two-day meeting will discuss measures to prevent and combat terrorism in the Arab region

The first regional meeting for the development of an implementation plan of the Arab regional strategy to fight terrorism, approved in March 2022 by the Council of Arab Ministers of Interior, kicked-off, on November 24, 2022 in Rabat, at the headquarters of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, African Cooperation and…

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The Economic, Social and Cultural Council (ECOSOCC) convenes annual Civil Society Organizations (CSO) meeting on the state of peace and security in Africa: Sharing experiences and lessons learned

The meeting converged African CSOs active in the field of peace, security and governance from all 5 regions of the Continent as the primary participant group

The Economic, Social and Cultural Council (ECOSOCC), from November 16-18, held an African Civil Society Organizations’ (CSOs) meeting on the sharing of experiences and lessons learnt in the field of peace and security; and to assess the progress and challenges in governance, peace and security interventions. The meeting, held in collaboration…