Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Maldives |

Minister Shahid, as the Special Envoy of the President, calls on the President of Comoros

At the meeting held in Moroni, Minister Shahid extended warm greetings from President Solih, and presented a letter to President Assoumani from President Solih

Minister of Foreign Affairs, His Excellency Abdulla Shahid, Special Envoy of President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih, called on His Excellency Azali Assoumani, President of the Union of Comoros, this evening. At the meeting held in Moroni, Minister Shahid extended warm greetings from President Solih, and presented a letter to President Assoumani…

Source: U.S. Embassy in Libya |

Joint Statement on Hostilities in Tripoli

The governments of Egypt, France, Italy, the United Arab Emirates, the United Kingdom, and the United States of America reiterate their deep concern about ongoing hostilities in Tripoli

The text of the following statement on Libya was released by the Governments of Egypt, France, Italy, the United Arab Emirates, the United Kingdom, and the United States. Begin Text: The governments of Egypt, France, Italy, the United Arab Emirates, the United Kingdom, and the United States of America reiterate…

Source: Republic of Turkey, Ministry of Foreign Affairs |

Press Release Regarding the Kidnapping of the crew of a Turkish Commercial Vessel

Authorities of Nigeria and Ghana have been approached in order to secure the release of the Turkish crew

A Turkish Cargo ship on route from Douala to Abidjan was attacked by pirates off the Nigerian coast on the evening of July 13. Pirates have taken hostage some of the Turkish crew members. The ship currently is anchored at the port of Tema (Ghana). Authorities of Nigeria and Ghana…

Source: Department for International Development (DFID) |

New UK aid funding to tackle Ebola in Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC)

The UK has announced fresh support to help deal with the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Speaking at an event about the crisis in Geneva yesterday (Monday 15 July), the International Development Secretary, Rory Stewart, announced funding of up to £50 million to aid the ongoing response in North Kivu and Ituri, eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), as well as helping neighbouring countries to…

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Celebration of the French National Day in Accra - 2019

The celebration took place in a friendly atmosphere, for a precious moment of sharing between our two French and Ghanaian communities

On July 13 2019, the national day of France was celebrated in the gardens of the Residence of France in Accra. The Ambassador, Anne Sophie Avé welcomed members of the political community, traditional leaders, members of the diplomatic corps in Accra, many local personalities and the French community in Ghana.…

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U.S. Embassy Trains and Equips Chadian G5 Sahel Forces

With this assistance from the United States, the Chad contingent of the G5 Sahel will be fully trained and equipped for its mission to fight terrorism and trafficking in the region

The United States Embassy in Chad delivered 16 trucks, 900 medical kits, and a newly-constructed warehouse to Chadian forces participating in the G5 Sahel during a July 11 ceremony. This donation, valued at 3.5 billion CFA, is the first part of a 16 billion CFA training and equipment package. With this assistance…

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Ethiopian Returnees Recall Harrowing Irregular Migration Ordeals

The returnees are among a large group of Ethiopian migrants from Yemen who have been taken home as part of an International Organization for Migration (IOM) Voluntary Humanitarian Return operation that began in May 2019

After being stranded in Yemen, a group of 280 Ethiopians returned home on Wednesday and Thursday (10-11 July) with the support of the International Organization for Migration (IOM). The returnees are among a large group of Ethiopian migrants from Yemen who have been taken home as part of an IOM Voluntary Humanitarian…

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Maldives |

Minister Shahid, as the Special Envoy of the President, calls on the Prime Minister of Mauritius

At the meeting held in Port Louis, Minister Shahid extended warm greetings from President Solih, and presented a letter to the Prime Minister from President Solih

As the Special Envoy of President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih, Minister of Foreign Affairs, His Excellency Abdulla Shahid, called on His Excellency Pravind Jugnauth, Prime Minister, Minister of Home Affairs, External Communications and National Development Unit and Minister of Finance and Economic Development of Mauritius, this evening. At the meeting held…

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Italy |

Ebola Emergency: Humanitarian activities by Italy's Cooperation service in the Democratic Republic of Congo

Upon the initiative of the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Emanuela Del Re, Italy pledged a further financial contribution of €300,000 at the Geneva Donor Conference to support the healthcare operations (medical treatment, immunisation and burials in “sanitised” conditions) carried out by the World Health Organization (WHO)…

Source: International Organization for Migration (IOM) |

International Organization for Migration (IOM), Malawi, Mozambique Discuss Community-Based Reintegration for Returnees from South Africa

The initiative is implemented in collaboration with the consulates of and Governments of South Africa, Malawi, and Mozambique

“My children are being supported through my projects of poultry, brick construction, and farming. Each project supports the other and, in this way, money is readily available,” says Cryford Nyangulu, a Malawian who returned to his native town of Mzuzu, from South Africa in October 2018.   Cryford is one of 281 Malawians who have, since June 2018, voluntarily…