Germany - Federal Foreign Office
Source: Germany - Federal Foreign Office |

Intensifying cooperation on Libya – Maas visits Algiers and Tunis

What still needs to be done is to involve Libya’s neighbours and regional partners

Following the Berlin Libya Conference, the priority now is to implement the decisions adopted there. To achieve this, it is important to involve Libya’s neighbouring countries and the region. That is why Foreign Minister Heiko Maas is travelling to Algeria and Tunisia. It is less than a week since the Berlin…

Source: South African Rugby Union |

SA sides gear up for action-packed Guinness PRO14 derby

With four victories in their last eight matches to only one win by the Isuzu Southern Kings, the Toyota Cheetahs will enter the match as favourites

The Isuzu Southern Kings and Toyota Cheetahs will be bracing themselves for an action-packed Guinness PRO14 derby on Saturday at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium in Port Elizabeth in what will mark the first encounter between the sides this season and the only match of the weekend. Pride will be…

Source: African Development Bank Group (AfDB) |

African Development Bank President Akinwumi Adesina opens trading on London Stock Exchange

“My ringing of the bell here today, marks the beginning of a new exciting, strategic, and impactful engagement.” – African Development Bank President Akinwumi Adesina

Don Robert, Chairman of London Stock Exchange Group, welcomed the president of the African Development Bank (https://www.AfDB.org/) to open markets for trading at London Stock Exchange on Wednesday 22 January. The reception in London followed the African Development Bank’s Africa Investment Forum, held in November last year. The innovative market-place…

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USAID launches ‘Water for Agriculture’ Activity promotes livelihoods for farmers in the Northeast

‘Water for Agriculture’ will also improve the capacity of local governments and communities to govern and manage water infrastructure and resources in the region

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) has awarded a three-year, $8 million Cooperative Agreement to Catholic Relief Services (CRS) that will boost the livelihoods of crop and livestock farmers in the conflict-affected states of Borno, Adamawa and Yobe by improving the water supply in crisis-affected zones in northeast Nigeria.…

Canon Central and North Africa (CCNA)
Source: Canon Central and North Africa (CCNA) |

Canon Secures Two New Partnerships Underlining Commitment to Egyptian Market

Delta and Tenaui are the ideal partner for Canon to continue to provide easy access to its wide range of innovative products and printing solutions

Canon Central and North Africa (CCNA) (www.Canon-CNA.com), a world leader in imaging solutions, is proud to announce two new partnerships that underline their commitment to the Arab Republic of Egypt. The first, with Delta, establishes a new local presence in the North African nation. While the second, with Tenaui, extends…

Source: Embassy of the People's Republic of China in the Republic of Sierra Leone |

Chinese and Sierra Leonean Friends Celebrate the Chinese Lunar New Year Together

The teachers and students of CI put on many wonderful performances, such as Tai Chi, poetry recitation, yoga and aerobics

On January 21, 2020, the Confucius Institute (CI) at the University of Sierra Leone (USL) held a series of cultural experience activities and performance in celebration of the Chinese Lunar New Year. Chinese Ambassador to Sierra Leone, H.E. Hu Zhangliang and his wife Madame Zhou Min, Mr. Festus Kalley, representative…

Source: Bizcommunity |

Afro-disruption: 6 reasons to book for BizTrendsLIVE!2020

BizTrendsLIVE!2020 is where a new vision for Africa becomes reality

Afro-disruption and Afro-centrism will be trending when Bizcommunity in association with Ster-Kinekor and Kantar, bring you BizTrendsLIVE!2020, on Thursday, 30 January 2020. 1. A new vision of Africa 2020 BizTrendsLIVE!2020 is where a new vision for Africa becomes reality. Eight speakers, a 360 perspective, from London to Lagos, Senegal to…

Source: Department for International Development (DFID) |

Minister hails UK-Morocco future

Conor Burns MP, Minister of State at the Department for International Trade (DIT), spoke at an event in the margins of the UK-Africa Investment Summit

By Conor Burns MP Introduction Thank you to the Confédération Générale des Entreprises du Maroc, the International Chamber of Commerce and Moroccan Embassy in London, for organising this dialogue. Opportunities in Africa We all know about the amazing opportunities emerging in Africa. Africa has a young and rapidly growing population.…

Source: United Kingdom Foreign and Commonwealth Office |

UK-Africa Investment Summit 2020: an important year for UK-Rwanda relations

UK Aid, through the UK Department for International Development (DFID) continues to invest heavily in Rwanda’s long-term growth and transformation

British High Commissioner to Rwanda, Joanna Lomas, writes on the importance of this year for Rwanda's economic, trade, financial and agricultural development on the back of the UK-Africa Investment Summit. The UK hosted the Africa Investment Summit. This brought together 21 countries from across Africa, many represented at Head of…

Source: UN Information Centre in Cairo |

The largest global conference on urbanization to meet for first time in Arab region

Some 50 Mayors and Governors have confirmed their attendance so far from cities in Africa, Europe, Asia and North and South America

Policy makers, mayors, academics, business people, community leaders, artists and urban planners are among the thousands of participants attending the world’s leading conference on urbanization, the World Urban Forum, in Abu Dhabi next month. It will be the first time that the World Urban Forum, which is convened by the…