Source: UN Information Centre Dar es Salaam |

UN Headquarters Observes International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers on 24 May

Five fallen Tanzanian Peacekeepers among those to be honoured

UN Secretary-General to commemorate fallen peacekeepers, Captain Mbaye Diagne Medal for Exceptional Courage to be awarded for the first time since inaugural medal. UN Headquarters will observe the International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers on Friday, 24 May 2019. Secretary-General António Guterres will lay a wreath to honour all UN…

United Nations Information Centre in Dar es Salaam
Source: United Nations Information Centre in Dar es Salaam |

Fallen Malawian Soldier to be Honoured with UN Peacekeeping’s Highest Award

“The remarkable actions of Private Chitete helped protect many lives, both civilian and military” said Under-Secretary-General Jean-Pierre Lacroix

On Friday, 24 May, Secretary-General António Guterres will award the “Captain Mbaye Diagne Medal for Exceptional Courage” to the late Private Chancy Chitete of Malawi during the International Day of UN Peacekeepers commemorations at UN Headquarters in New York. The Diagne Medal, established in 2014 “to recognize uniformed and civilian personnel who…

Embassy of France in Accra, Ghana
Source: Embassy of France in Accra, Ghana |

Invitation to the screening of an animated film Adama

This film was used to mark the Centenary Anniversary of the First World War in 2018

On behalf of the Executive Board of the France Alumni Ghana Association (FAGA), I wish to invite you to the screening of an animated film titled ADAMA. This film was used to mark the Centenary Anniversary of the First World War in 2018. The Association has chosen to use this…

Source: U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) |

Webinar: Project Opportunities in South Africa’s Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Market

The interactive program will provide market intelligence on projects in South Africa’s ICT sector, a US$7.3B market

WEBINAR: Thursday, May 30, 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. EST The U.S. Consulate in Cape Town, U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA), City of Cape Town, and Global Resources, Inc. invite you to participate in a webinar to learn about upcoming ICT project opportunities in the City of Cape Town.…

Source: Embassy of Sweden in Cairo |

Photo Exhibition on Fatherhood in Egypt and Sweden at Bibliotheca Alexandrina

The exhibition features photos from Egypt and Sweden, portraying the universal role of fatherhood and promoting cultural exchange and gender equality

On the 9th May 2019, the Embassy of Sweden inaugurated the exhibition “Because I am a Father: Egyptian and Swedish Dads” in Alexandria. The exhibition features photos from Egypt and Sweden, portraying the universal role of fatherhood and promoting cultural exchange and gender equality. The exhibit will be open 9th-28th…

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U.S. Embassy hosts Ethiopia Hacks! 5.0: River Basin Restoration

Participants were challenged to develop technological solutions to support the Addis Ababa river basin restoration project

The U.S. Embassy in Addis Ababa hosted the Fifth Hackathon as part of its Ethiopia Hacks! Program.  Participants were challenged to develop technological solutions to support the Addis Ababa river basin restoration project. To help participants get started, the U.S. Embassy brought U.S. expert Dr. Melinda Laturi, Professor of Eco…

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Source: U.S. Embassy - Cairo |

Seven Local Startups to Represent Egypt in Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES) 2019

The annual GES conference brings together top entrepreneurs, investors, thought leaders, corporate partners, and policy makers

Seven Egyptian startups have been selected to represent the country in the 2019 Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES) in The Hague, Netherlands, June 3-5. While in the Netherlands, representatives of the seven firms will have opportunities to network with over 1,000 other entrepreneurs and over 300 investors from around the world.…

Source: United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) |

ECA pledges practical support to Angola’s economic reform

A series of high-level talks with Angolan authorities culminated with discussions at the Presidential palace in which four main areas of cooperation were agreed

The UN Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) has established three work streams aimed at supporting Angola on its sustainable development trajectory and macroeconomic reform agenda, following the accession to power of President João Lourenço in September 2017. A series of high-level talks with Angolan authorities culminated with discussions at the…

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan |

HELLO KITTY appointed as Special Envoy (Mascot Character) for TICAD (Tokyo International Conference on African Development)

On May 20, 100 days to go until the 7th Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD7) scheduled to be held in Yokohama from August 28, 2019,HELLO KITTY was appointed as Special Envoy (Mascot Character) for the TICAD. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs thereby ask her cooperation in actively conducting…

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Canon brought game-changing large format graphics innovations to FESPA 2019 to fuel customer ambitions

To help customers unlock new application opportunities, Canon launched the Océ Colorado 1650 roll-to-roll printer at FESPA 2019

Last week at FESPA 2019 (14th-17th May 2019, Messe Munich, Germany), Canon (www.Canon-CNA.com) presented game-changing innovations designed to help signage and graphics producers create high margin end-user products and improve operational efficiencies to fuel business growth. The highlights of the Canon stand were as follows: the newly launched Océ Colorado…