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

United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) Statement on the Announcement of Agreement on the Roadmap to a Peaceful and Democratic End of the Transitional Period

UNMISS commends the Government of South Sudan for securing the consent and agreement of all the signatories to the R-ARCSS

The United Nations Mission in South Sudan, (UNMISS) welcomes the announcement on 4th August 2022 of an agreement by the parties to the Revitalized Peace Agreement (R-ARCSS) on a Roadmap which extends the current transitional period by 24 months. This extension is to enable the implementation of key outstanding tasks…

Source: Kingdom of Morocco - Ministry of Foreign Affairs, African Cooperation and Moroccan Expatriates |

His Majesty the King Congratulates President of Singapore on her Country's National Day

As the Republic of Singapore celebrates its national day, it gives me great pleasure to send you my warmest congratulations and to wish your people further progress and prosperity

HM King Mohammed VI sent a message of congratulations to the President of the Republic of Singapore Halimah Yacob, on the occasion of her country's national holiday. In this message, His Majesty the King said: "As the Republic of Singapore celebrates its national day, it gives me great pleasure to…

Source: World Food Programme (WFP) |

Japan Renews Commitment to Food and Nutrition Assistance in Lesotho

A signing ceremony was held today to mark the contribution

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) today welcomed a JPY 250 million (approximately US$ 2 Million) contribution by the Government of Japan to strengthen food assistance support to 60,000 pre-primary school children through the Government of Lesotho’s national school feeding programme. A signing ceremony was held today to mark…

Source: The White House |

Fact Sheet: United States (U.S.) Strategy Toward Sub-Saharan Africa

Building on the Biden-Harris Administration’s actions and commitments to deepen our engagement and partnerships in Africa during the past year, the strategy articulates our new vision for a 21st Century U.S.-African Partnership

Sub-Saharan Africa plays a critical role in advancing global priorities to the benefit of Africans and Americans.   It has one of the world’s fastest growing populations, largest free trade areas, most diverse ecosystems, and one of the largest regional voting groups in the United Nations (UN).  It is impossible to…

Source: Ministry of Information, Eritrea |

Eritrean Community Festival in United States (US)

The festival that was officially opened by Mr. Yosuf Saiq, Chairman of PFDJ in the Central Region, and Ms. Sofia Tesfamariam, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Eritrea to the United Nations

The 48th annual Eritrean community festival in the US was enthusiastically conducted from 5 to 7 August in Dallas under the theme “Independent Choice-Backbone of Our Pride”. The festival that was officially opened by Mr. Yosuf Saiq, Chairman of PFDJ in the Central Region, and Ms. Sofia Tesfamariam, Ambassador and Permanent…

Source: Ministry of Information, Eritrea |

Eritrean Community Festival in Canada

The festival that was conducted under the theme “Independent Choice-Backbone of Our Pride”

Eritrean community festival in Toronto and its environs, Canada, was conducted from 30 July to 1 August with patriotic. The festival that was conducted under the theme “Independent Choice-Backbone of Our Pride” featured sports competitions, cultural programs, seminars on the objective situation in the homeland as well as community activities…

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

Harnessing Coordination, Country Leadership and Ownership to Strengthen Integrated Civil Registration and Vital Statistics Systems: A Vehicle for #CountingEveryone

Commendation is due to the visionary leaders who attended the first Conference of African Ministers Responsible for Civil Registration, which was held in Addis Ababa in 2010 and led to the establishment of the Africa Programme

The fifth Africa Civil Registration and Vital Statistics Day will be commemorated on 10 August 2022, during the twelfth year since the establishment of the Africa Programme on Accelerated Improvement of Civil Registration and Vital Statistics Systems, a continental framework designed to provide coordinated and integrated support to African countries…

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Source: U.S. Embassy in Madagascar |

United States (U.S.) Ambassador Makes First Trip to Madagascar’s Drought-Stricken South

New U.S. envoy reaffirms support to reduce malnutrition, boost resiliency

During the first week of August, U.S. Ambassador Claire A. Pierangelo visited Madagascar’s drought-stricken South where she met with regional officials, health care providers, and food security specialists and beneficiaries, and saw first-hand the positive impacts of U.S. government-supported economic development and innovative agricultural approaches and humanitarian assistance infrastructure. Throughout…

Source: United Arab Emirates Ministry of Foreign Affairs & International Cooperation |

United Arab Emirates: Sustaining Peace in Africa Requires Active Engagement with African Partners

The open debate was convened under the Chinese presidency of the Council for the month of August

The United Arab Emirates called for enriching conversations on peace and security by centering African experiences at a United Nations Security Council meeting on sustaining peace in Africa. The open debate was convened under the Chinese presidency of the Council for the month of August. “Since its founding, the UAE has steadily expanded its…

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Tourism - Foreign Affairs Department, Republic of Seychelles |

High Commissioner Claude Morel Leads the Eastern Africa Standby Force - Election Observation Mission (EASF-EOM) in Nairobi

The EASF-EOM remains guided by the AU African Charter on Democracy, Elections and Governance of 2012

The work of the Eastern Africa Standby Force - Election Observation Mission (EASF-EOM) for the general elections kick-started today, in the Republic of Kenya. Mr. Claude Morel, Seychelles’ High Commissioner based in Pretoria is the Head of Mission of the EOM. High Commissioner Morel and his delegation are scheduled to observe…