Source: Embassy of the Republic of Poland in Ethiopia |

The National Independence Day at the Polish Embassy

Ambassador Aleksander Kropiwnicki congratulated everyone on the Independence Day

A reception for the Polish community was held on November 12th, 2019 at Ambassador’s residence. It gathered Poles working for international institutions, missionaries, entrepreneurs and artists. Ambassador Aleksander Kropiwnicki congratulated everyone on the Independence Day. “While celebrating the anniversary of the regaining of Poland’s independence, let me relate to other…

Source: European Investment Bank (EIB) |

European support to rehabilitate Malawi transport network confirmed: EUR 139m

Works to reduce transport costs, cut travel time and facilitate export

European institutions provide a EUR 139 million contribution towards the rehabilitation of over 347 km of the M1 road; EUR 95.5 million EIB loan combined with EUR 43.1 million European Union grant, to support EUR 191 million total investment; works to reduce transport costs, cut travel time and facilitate export;…

Source: World Health Organization (WHO) |

WHO prequalifies Ebola vaccine, paving the way for its use in high-risk countries

Prequalification means that the vaccine meets WHO standards for quality, safety and efficacy

The World Health Organization (WHO) today prequalified an Ebola vaccine for the first time, a critical step that will help speed up its licensing, access and roll-out in countries most at risk of Ebola outbreaks. This is the fastest vaccine prequalification process ever conducted by WHO. Prequalification means that the…

Source: Royal Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs |

Norway provides NOK 300 million annually for renewable energy in poor countries

At a time when the world is facing a climate crisis, most developing countries depend on strong growth in energy production in order to reduce poverty

‘Increased access to clean energy will reduce poverty, improve health and mitigate climate change. The Government is therefore allocating up to NOK 300 million annually to provide better guarantees for businesses that are willing to invest in renewable energy in poor countries,’ said Minister of International Development Dag-Inge Ulstein. At…

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Wefarm secures $13 Million in funding to scale its Smallholder Agricultural Ecosystem

Wefarm Marketplace hits $1 million in sales in its first eight months

Wefarm (Wefarm.co) the digital network for global small-scale agriculture, today announced it has raised $13 million in a Series A financing round led by Silicon Valley venture capital firm True Ventures (TrueVentures.com). This financing round will help Wefarm further scale its network of 1.9 million farmers, and its newly created…

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How Co-operatives Aid Development in African Economies

Total E&P Co-op as a case study

By Edward Israel-Ayide The rapid advancement of mechanization from the mid-1700s to the early 1800s which is now considered as the Industrial Revolution, resulted in job losses for many skilled workers across Europe. The knock-on effect of this development was a significant rise in poverty. With a reduction of earnings…

Source: Embassy of the Republic of Belarus to the Arab Republic of Egypt |

Ambassador of Belarus Sergei Terentiev met with the Head of the Egyptian Commercial Service

On October 30, 2019 Ambassador of the Republic of Belarus to the Arab Republic of Egypt H.E. Mr. Sergei Terentiev met with the First Undersecretary of the Ministry of Trade and Industry of the Arab Republic of Egypt, Head of the Egyptian Commercial Service H.E. Mr. Ahmed Anter. During the…

Source: European Parliament |

Guinea-Bissau: unconstitutional step by President undermines elections

Declaration by the Co-Presidents of the ACP-EU Joint Parliamentary Assembly on the recent political developments in Guinea-Bissau

The Co-Presidents of the ACP-EU Joint Parliamentary Assembly, Mr Carlos Zorrinho (S&D, PT) and Mr Joseph Owona Kono, express their deep concern with the current political developments in Guinea-Bissau and deem the Presidential decree aiming to dismiss Prime-Minister Gomes and his Government as unconstitutional and therefore illegal. They believe that…

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Maintaining stability in the region: Foreign Minister Maas in Egypt

Egypt plays a central role in all regional issues. That is why it is an important partner for Germany in North Africa

Foreign-policy engagement in the region With a population of more than 100 million, Egypt is as big as all the other North African countries together. Whether in the context of the Middle East peace process, the conflicts in Syria and neighbouring Lebanon or the upheaval in Sudan, Egypt is an important…

Source: Human Rights Watch (HRW) |

European Union (EU) Parliament Urges Tough Action Against Egypt’s Crackdown

European Union (EU) Should Use ‘All Tools at Its Disposal’ to Secure Human Rights Progress

On October 24, Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) took aim at Egypt’s brutal crackdown on human rights, calling out the European Union and its member states for their feeble response to the escalating crisis, and urging “a profound and comprehensive review” of the EU’s relationship with Egypt. Over the past few weeks, President…