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Achieving Zero Hunger in Africa is within reach, say global Agriculture leaders in Rome ahead of 2023 African Food Summit in Dakar

The goal of the Dakar 2 conference is to mobilize political support for the structural transformation of agriculture in Africa

Eradicating hunger in Africa by 2030 is possible, said global agriculture leaders in Rome. Meeting ahead of the African Food Summit (Dakar 2) to be hosted by President Macky Sall in Dakar, Senegal, from 25-27 January 2023, President of the African Development Bank Group (https://www.AfDB.org/en) Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, the International Fund for…

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Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Conflict Prevention Focal Point Directorates Examine new Response Strategies to Emerging Security Threats in West Africa

The workshop is meant, among others, to improve on the current level of synergy among ECPF Focal Point Directorates towards strengthening conflict prevention interventions in West Africa

The Focal Points of the ECOWAS Conflict Prevention Framework (ECPF) are fashioning out ways of developing new strategies to respond to emerging security threats in West Africa through a 3-Day Workshop which began on the 7th of December, 2022 in Lagos, Nigeria. The workshop is meant, among others, to improve…

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Advertising Week and Hartbeat Partner for AWAfrica, Hosting Thought Leadership Programming Track

Hartbeat’s New “Branding with Hart” Program to Debut at First Ever AWAfrica Conference, featuring keynote from Kevin Hart, Insights from Hartbeat Leadership and other Tastemakers on How to Break Through with Purpose, Humor and Heart

Advertising Week, the world’s largest annual gathering of marketing, media and technology leaders, and Hartbeat, the global media company creating entertainment at the intersection of comedy and culture, announces the companies have partnered for a programming track at AWAfrica curated by Hartbeat. As part of Hartbeat’s new “Branding with Hart”…

Source: Rich Africa Consultancy |

Namibia International Energy Conference Returns in 2023 With a Focus on Shaping the Future of Energy towards Value Creation

The conference remains embedded in its Namibian and African roots and will once again feature a ministerial panel comprising energy ministers from six countries

The Namibia International Energy Conference (NIEC) returns on 25 – 27 April 2023 under the theme, ‘Shaping the future of energy towards value creation.’ Under the Patronage of the Ministry of Mines and Energy and it’s Minister Hon. Tom Alweendo. This fifth installment of the energy industry thought leadership gathering…

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Eritrea: Commemoration of World AIDS Day 2022

The theme of this year’s World AIDS Day sought to highlight ongoing inequalities holding back the end of HIV/AIDS and for countries to address these inequalities

WHO Eritrea joined the World in commemorating World AIDS Day 2022 under the theme “Equalize” at Orotta Conference Hall in Asmara on 1st December 2022. The theme of this year’s World AIDS Day sought to highlight ongoing inequalities holding back the end of HIV/AIDS and for countries to address these…

Source: Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) |

International Year of Millets: Unleashing the potential of millets for the well-being of people and the environment

UN dedicates 2023 to greater efforts in producing millets given their nutritional properties and resilience in adapting to climate change

As the global agrifood systems face challenges to feed an ever-growing global population, resilient cereals like millets provide an affordable and nutritious option, and efforts need to be scaled-up to promote their cultivation. This was the message at the opening ceremony of the International Year of Millets 2023 (IYM) at…

Source: World Health Organization (WHO), Ghana |

Transforming Women Health Leadership for Improved Health Outcomes

The World Health Organization (WHO) with support from the United Kingdom Government through the Department of Health and Social Care (UK-DHSC) organized a capacity building for women health leaders as part of the Health Workforce Programme

Women health leaders play a vital role in building the resilience of communities and health systems. In Ghana, women are providing critical leadership at all levels of the health sector to deliver a health system that responds to the needs of the population. To strengthen the capacity of women leaders…

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Main Recommendations of the 6th Edition of the African Forum of Territorial Managers and Training Institutes targeting Local Governments (FAMI6 2022)

This important annual meeting of Territorial Managers, held just one week after COP27, was organized by United Cities and Local Governments of Africa (UCLG Africa) through its African Local Government Academy (ALGA)

On December 3rd, 2022 in Agadir, the 6th edition of the African Forum of Territorial Managers and Training Institutes targeting Local Governments (FAMI6_2022) came to an end. Download document: https://bit.ly/3HbJidl The Forum was held over 6 days, from November 28th to December 03rd, 2022 at the Training Center of the Faculty…

Source: Republic of South Africa: Department of International Relations and Cooperation |

Deputy Minister Botes undertakes Working Visit to Algeria to take part in a High-Level Seminar on Peace and Security in Africa

The purpose of the Seminar is to discuss cooperation between the African Union Peace and Security Council (AUPSC) and the three African countries that are non-permanent members of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC)

The Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Mr. Alvin Botes, will undertake a Working Visit to the People’s Democratic Republic of Algeria to attend the Ninth High-Level Seminar on the promotion of Peace and Security in Africa, scheduled to take place in Oran from 7-9 December 2022. The purpose…

Source: World Health Organization (WHO) - Nigeria |

National Council on Health Opens, Experts Call for Resilient Health System towards Universal Health Coverage (UHC)

The government need to devise a mechanism to monitor the activities of the health workers to reward those doing well, or reprimand does defaulting

As the 63rd  Regular National Council on Health (NCH) begins in Abuja, health experts are convinced that the government still have ample time to build a resilient and sustainable system for improved health outcomes in the country. Delivering the keynote address at the opening ceremony on 05 December 2022, the…