Source: World Food Programme (WFP) |

Iceland extends its support to strengthen home-grown school feeding in Malawi

The contribution will sustain and increase access to education through the provision of nutritious school meals for 13,000 children

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) welcomes a contribution of US$ 1.7 million from the Government of Iceland to scale up school feeding in the district of Mangochi from 2022 to 2024. The contribution will sustain and increase access to education through the provision of nutritious school meals for…

Source: Government of UK |

Minister for Africa visits East Africa to tackle regional challenges and deepen economic ties

The Africa Minister visited Kenya, Uganda and Ethiopia to deepen trade, education and health partnerships, and discuss challenges such as conflict and drought

Minister for Africa has visited Kenya, Uganda and Ethiopia to deepen partnerships on trade, education and health, and discuss solutions to regional challenges including conflict and drought. Vicky Ford announced £17 million of UK Aid to respond to region-wide drought, and one million COVID-19 vaccines. The Minister also announced new…

Source: United Nations Assistance Mission in Somalia (UNSOM) |

Bashir Abdulkadir Mohamed ‘Suuleey’: Youth as a Cornerstone of Peacebuilding in Galkayo

In 2015, along with ten friends, Mr. Mohamed began setting up a civil society organization with a focus on bringing local youth into local peace efforts

Until recently, Galkayo had been known for its history of conflict and displacement. For decades, the city was divided in half due to long-running hostilities between clan militias from the neighbouring Federal Member States (FMSs) of Puntland and Galmudug. Some five years ago, that began to change. Traditional elders, local…

Source: Republic of Mauritius |

Mauritius-India: Joint E-inauguration of Social Housing Units and E-launch of the Civil Service College/8MW Solar Photo Voltaic (PV) Farm projects

Mauritius would have never been able to implement projects of such great magnitude in such a short time without the support and assistance of the Government of India

The Prime Minister, Mr Pravind Kumar Jugnauth, and the Prime Minister of the Republic of India, Shri Narendra Modi, who intervened live from New Delhi, proceeded, this afternoon, with the E-inauguration of 956 Social Housing Units and the E-launching of the Civil Service College (CSC) and 8MW Solar Photo Voltaic (PV) Farm projects.  In Mauritius, the official ceremony…

Source: African Union (AU) |

The 43rd Ordinary Session of the Permanent Representatives’ Committee (PRC) kicks off today

The PRC session started with a minute of silence in memory of the victims of Covid-19 among which some AU Member State embassies lost diplomates and collaborators while the AU Commission lost staff members

The virtual 43rd Ordinary Session of the Permanent Representatives’ Committee (PRC) kicked off today, ahead of the 35th Ordinary Session of the AU Assembly Meeting, scheduled to take place on 5-6 February 2022 under the theme “Building Resilience in Nutrition on the African Continent: Accelerate the Human Capital, Social and Economic Development”. The…

Source: Republic of Mauritius |

MCCI’s president and the vice president of Africa Business Council call on the Prime Minister

The objective of the meeting was to appraise the Prime Minister on the latest development regarding trade with the African continent through the Africa Business Council

The president of the Mauritius Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MCCI), Mr Guillaume Hugnin, and the vice president of the Africa Business Council, as well as chairperson of the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) Business Council, Mr Marday Venkatasamy, paid a courtesy call on the Prime Minister,…

Source: U.S. Embassy in Egypt |

The United States and the Ministry of Higher Education Inaugurate Career Centers at Tanta University to Prepare Students for Job Market

The Tanta University Career Centers will provide opportunities for students to explore paths to successful careers in established industries, to improve their skills, and to network with Egypt’s leading companies

The United States and the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research inaugurated two Centers for Career Development at Tanta University to prepare students for the workforce and connect them with jobs. The Tanta University Career Centers will provide opportunities for students to explore paths to successful careers in established…

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

President Ramkalawan Condemns Drone Attacks on the United Arab Emirates

President Wavel Ramkalawan conveyed his condolences and sympathy to the Government and people of the United Arab Emirates for the loss of lives and material damage caused by this terrorist attack

On a visit to the United Arab Emirates, where he is participating in the Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week (ADSW) Summit 2022, President Wavel Ramkalawan has condemned the recent drone attacks on Abu Dhabi international airport, resulting in the loss of lives and injuries to innocent civilians. “Seychelles stands in solidarity…

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

Niger's FM condemns terrorist Houthi attack on UAE civil facilities in phone call with H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed

Massaoudou expressed his country's strong condemnation and denunciation of the terrorist attacks by the terrorist Houthi militia on civil areas and facilities in the UAE

H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, received today a phone call from Hassoumi Massaoudou, Minister for Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of Niger. During the phone call, Massaoudou expressed his country's strong condemnation and denunciation of the terrorist attacks by the terrorist…

Source: United Nations Office at Geneva (UNOG) |

United Nation chief lauds ‘demonstrable effort to make peace’ in Ethiopia

The United Nations stands ready to support an all-inclusive and nationally owned dialogue, peace, security, and reconciliation process in Ethiopia

The UN Secretary-General on Wednesday said he was “delighted” to learn that “a demonstrable effort to make peace” in Ethiopia is finally underway, according to information relayed to him by the African Union High Representative for the Horn of Africa.  According to a statement released by his Spokesperson, António Guterres spoke on the phone with the former Nigerian president, Olusegun Obasanjo, to exchange views on the conflict that has affected millions of people across the country and…