Source: European External Action Service (EEAS) |

Sudan: Statement by the High Representative/Vice President Josep Borrell on the latest situation

Over the past months, the European Union and the international community have repeatedly called on the military authorities to refrain from violence against peaceful demonstrators

At least 7 demonstrators were killed, while many others were injured during protests in Khartoum on 17 January. This brings the total number of deaths during protests to more than 70 since 25 October 2021. Over the past months, the European Union and the international community have repeatedly called on…

Source: EU Capacity Building Mission in Somalia (EUCAP Somalia) |

National Action Plan for Women in the Somali Maritime Sector proceeding

Efforts to enhance opportunities for Somali women in their country’s maritime sector took a significant step forward

Enhancing and supporting women’s role in security and maritime sectors is a vital part of Somalia’s development. Efforts to enhance opportunities for Somali women in their country’s maritime sector took a significant step forward recently with a national gathering aimed at establishing the next actions in this field. EUCAP Somalia,…

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The European Union’s Landmark Proposal to Label Natural Gas as ‘Green’ Energy is Good for Africa and our Energy Industry

The point that natural gas serves as a transitional energy source is one that has been promoted by African nations for a long time

Africa’s call for a just and inclusive energy transition has been answered through the European Union’s landmark proposal to label natural gas as a ‘green’ energy source. Historically, Africa has always fought for sustainable development because we know, first-hand, the ravaging effects that even minute changes in climate can have…

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Germany donates over 100 million vaccine doses in 2021

Germany wants to secure regional healthcare in the long term and will provide funding to help set up vaccine production in countries including South Africa and Senegal

Germany is working to ensure fair global distribution of vaccines and has donated or contractually guaranteed over 100 million doses. 2.2 billion euro for vaccines, diagnostic tools and medicines The pandemic can only be overcome if it is brought under control all over the world. Germany thus opted early on to…

Source: European External Action Service (EEAS) |

Libya: Statement by High Representative Josep Borrell on the postponement of the elections

Libya and its people deserve stability and peace after a decade of conflict

Today, Libyans were supposed to be heading to the polls to decide their future through elections. The Libyan authorities have now officially confirmed this moment has been postponed. We call on them to swiftly devise a plan and a clear calendar to hold inclusive, free, fair, and credible presidential and…

Source: European Commission |

Sahel food crisis: EU allocates €15 million in additional humanitarian funding

The number of people suffering from the food crisis in Burkina Faso, Niger, Mali and Mauritania is at a record high compared to previous years

The EU has allocated €15 million in additional humanitarian funding to Africa's Sahel region, in response to the unprecedented food crisis affecting more than 8.7 million people in Burkina Faso, Mali, Niger and Mauritania. Commissioner for Crisis Management, Janez Lenarčič, said “Earlier this year, the EU reaffirmed its commitment to the Sahel…

Source: International Organization for Migration (IOM) |

A Day when Migrants and Host Community Members got Together

The occasion was a commemoration of International Migrants Day and the fifth anniversary of the EU-IOM Joint Initiative for Migrant Protection and Reintegration

What better way for migrants, members of host communities and others to get to know each other than by competing on the sports field and taking part in other joint activities? The occasion was a commemoration of International Migrants Day and the fifth anniversary of the EU-IOM Joint Initiative for…

Source: Republic of Mauritius |

Workshop focuses on Equality-Reducing Inequalities and Advancing Human Rights

The purpose of this workshop was to take stock of what has been achieved in the EU funded project on the ‘promotion of respect for human rights in Mauritius and Rodrigues’

A half-day workshop on the theme ‘Equality-Reducing Inequalities and Advancing Human Rights’, organised by the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) in collaboration with the Delegation of the European Union (EU) to the Republic of Mauritius, was held, this morning, at the Maritim Resort & Spa, in Balaclava. The President of…

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Vertiv Partners with Tech Consortium to Lead Low-Carbon Fuel Cell Development for Data Centres

Consortium of seven organizations chosen by the Clean Hydrogen Partnership to develop a next-generation fuel cell platform to ensure a greener future for data centres across the world

Vertiv (https://bit.ly/3ymc18R) (NYSE: VRT), a global provider of critical digital infrastructure and continuity solutions, today announced the Clean Hydrogen Partnership will provide EUR 2.5 million to help fund a project to develop low-carbon fuel cells to power data centres. It is hoped this could reduce carbon emissions from operations by…

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President Nana Akufo-Addo unveils EUR 82.5 million Team Europe backing for Ghana’s COVID-19 national response plan during visit to European Investment Bank

The concessional Team Europe financing package comprises a EUR 75 million loan from the EIB and EUR 7.5 million European Commission grant

Ghana to benefit from largest EIB (www.EIB.org) support for COVID health investment in Africa, with EUR 75 million investment loan from the EIB, alongside EUR 7.5 million European Commission grant; Ghanaian and EIB leaders discuss strengthening health and economic resilience in Africa, local vaccine manufacturing and private sector support; EIB President…