African Energy Chamber
Source: African Energy Chamber |

Equatorial Guinea’s local services companies continue to attract best international partnerships

Apex Industries will partner with the Duscaff Organization for the supply of scaffolding products that comply with the best oil and gas industry and global norms

As Equatorial Guinea prepares to host the Oil & Gas Meeting Day in Malabo on October 1st and 2nd, 2019, one of the country’s local services company has signed an international partnership with a $440m services conglomerate. Apex Industries, an indigenous service company providing services in the oil & gas…

WHO Regional Office for Africa
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    • Mothers and children at the Malaria vaccine roll-out in Homa Bay Kenya
    • Wr Dr Rudi Eggers and Homa Bay Deputy Governor Hamilton Orata among guests at the malaria vaccine unveiling
    • Cabinet Secretary Hon Sicily Kariuki, right, joins other dignitaries to celebrate malaria vaccine roll-out
    • Baby Elian, first baby to be vaccinated with mom Noreen and a nurse
    • Mary Hamel, WHO malaria technical lead (centre) with MOH and Path partners
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Source: WHO Regional Office for Africa |

Kenya rolls out landmark malaria vaccine introduction

The malaria vaccine pilot programme is now fully underway in Africa, as Kenya joins Ghana and Malawi to introduce the landmark vaccine

The World Health Organization (WHO) congratulates the Government of Kenya for launching the world’s first malaria vaccine today in Homa Bay County, western Kenya. The malaria vaccine pilot programme is now fully underway in Africa, as Kenya joins Ghana and Malawi to introduce the landmark vaccine as a tool against…

Source: African Development Bank Group (AfDB) |

G5 Sahel heads of State throw their weight behind African Development Bank initiative Desert to power

Bank commits $20 million towards project preparation for the realization of the project

G5 Sahel heads of state at a Summit on Friday in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, gave strong support to Desert to Power, an Africa Development Bank (https://www.AfDB.org/) -led initiative. The summit, "Harnessing solar energy for the socio-economic development of the G5 Sahel countries" came on the heels of a high-level technical…

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Belgian-Backed Labour Migration Initiative boosts Employability of Tunisian Youth

Launched in March 2018 and running through October 2019, the project Enhancing Tunisian Youth Employability through Professional Internships in Belgian Companies

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) supported 31 Tunisian students and university graduates with concrete opportunities to build up their skills and increase their chances of finding an adequate job, or to create their own opportunities through a 20-month project linking Belgium and Tunisia. Launched in March 2018 and running through October 2019, the project Enhancing Tunisian Youth Employability through Professional Internships…

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Kingdom of Morocco wins High-Level Vote to host next World Tourism Organization General Assembly in 2021

Member States of the United Nations specialized agency for tourism, were asked to choose between Morocco, Kenya and the Philippines

The Kingdom of Morocco has been officially chosen as the host of the 24th Session of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), to be held in 2021. At the conclusion of the 23rd General Assembly in St Petersburg, Member States of the United Nations specialized agency for tourism, were asked to…

Africa Oil & Power Conference
Source: Africa Oil & Power Conference |

Salesian Institute joins Africa Oil & Power 2019 as a new community partner

With its flagship event in Cape Town, Africa Oil & Power is keen to support charities with an impact both locally and across Africa

Africa Oil & Power (https://AfricaOilandPower.com) is pleased to announce the Salesian Institute as its new community partner; The Salesian Institute is dedicated to improving the lives of South Africa’s vulnerable children and youth at risk; With its flagship event in Cape Town, Africa Oil & Power is keen to support…

Source: United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) |

President Kiir and Machar report ‘important progress’ following meetings in Juba (by Beatrice Mategwa)

Also spotlighted was the need to incorporate the agreement into the country’s constitution

The second day of talks between South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir, and his former deputy, Riek Machar ended with both leaders reiterating their desire for peace as they promised to meet regularly in the lead up to the formation of a Transitional Government of National Unity, expected on 12 November…

Source: United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) |

Potential returnees gain confidence following dialogue with leaders in Wau (by Dawit Kahsay Tedla)

he objective was to engage residents of the protection of civilians site, community leaders, and local authorities to promote confidence building and social cohesion

In light of the expected full implementation of the revitalised peace agreement, South Sudanese across the country are pushing for more dialogue initiatives to promote deeper understanding of what the new deal entails. One such information session was held earlier this week by the United Nations Mission in South Sudan…

Source: UN Information Centre in Cairo |

ITU-UNESCO and the AUC to join forces in promoting “Health, Education and Big Data for enhancing wellbeing” in Tech Talk Event on 24 September 2019

The Week contributes to enlarging the space for participation and enhancing individual and societal well-being.

The Digital Inclusion Tech-Talks is a TED-style event organized by ITU, UNESCO and AUC as part of the 2019 Digital Inclusion Week for the Arab States. The 2019 Health Exhibition and Tech-Talks will be held on 24 September at the Centennial Campus of the America University in Cairo’s Tahir Square…

Source: Embassy of the People's Democratic Republic of Algeria to Japan |

The Seventh Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD 7)

The Prime Minister of Algeria met the Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo ABE, in the context of the summit meeting held on 28th of August 2019

From 28th to 30th of August, the Seventh Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD 7) was held in Yokohama, Japan. The Algerian Prime Minister H.E. Mr. Noureddine BEDOUI, accompanied by the Minister of Foreign Affairs H.E. Mr. Sabri BOUKADOUM, participated in this important conference as a substitute for the…