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Peace Corps Helps Launch Vaccination Campaign in Commune of Mantasoa

The campaign is providing free, Johnson&Johnson vaccines – a donation from the U.S. government – to approximately 4,000 community members in the 11 Fokontany of Mantasoa

With the support of the U.S. Peace Corps, the Mantasoa CSB II launched its COVID-19 vaccination campaign yesterday.  The campaign is providing free, Johnson&Johnson vaccines – a donation from the U.S. government – to approximately 4,000 community members in the 11 Fokontany of Mantasoa. “It’s great that we can provide…

Source: Germany - Federal Foreign Office |

Minister of State Annen in North Africa

His visit to Tunisia will primarily focus on recent political developments and the economic challenges the country is currently facing

Minister of State at the Federal Foreign Office Niels Annen will set off on a trip to North Africa today (16 October), with stops in Algeria, Tunisia and Libya. In Algeria, he will hold political consultations with government officials and will meet with representatives of civil society. His agenda also includes…

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U.S. Government Launches New Project to Combat Corruption and Wildlife Trafficking in Madagascar

More than 21,000 endemic tortoises were seized in illegal wildlife trafficking attempts in Madagascar between 2018-2021

The United States government, through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and on behalf of the American people, launched on October 15 a new $3.4 million, three-year project to address the growing problems of illegal wildlife trafficking and related corruption. “Wildlife trafficking is a serious crime that damages…

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

Seychelles High Commissioner accredited to the Republic of South Africa

He commended the wide array of sectors on which the bilateral relations are built on, from the trade, investment, tourism, aviation, banking, education, among others

Mr Claude Morel presented his Letters of Credentials to the President of the Republic of South Africa, Mr Cyril Ramaphosa, as resident High Commissioner of Seychelles, on Tuesday 12th October 2021, in a ceremony at The Presidency, Union Buildings, Pretoria. In his remarks to the President, Mr Morel conveyed the fraternal…

Source: Council of the European Union |

EU Military Training Mission in Mozambique set to start its operations

The mission will support a more efficient and effective response by the Mozambican armed forces to the crisis in the Cabo Delgado province, by providing them with training and capacity building

The Council today adopted a decision launching the European Union Military Training Mission in Mozambique (EUTM Mozambique). The mission will support a more efficient and effective response by the Mozambican armed forces to the crisis in the Cabo Delgado province, by providing them with training and capacity building. EUTM MOZ will…

Source: Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency (TIKA) |

TİKA Landscapes Tomb of Ottoman Scholar Abu Bakr Effendi in Cape Town

TİKA has been working towards improving this 16-acre cemetery since 2013

The official opening of the walking trail and landscaping commissioned to be conducted by the Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency (TİKA) in the Tana Baru Cemetery, where the tomb of Ottoman Islamic Scholar Abu Bakr Effendi is located, was held. Turkish Ambassador to Pretoria Ayşegül Kandaş, Turkish Consul General to…

Source: International Organization for Migration (IOM) |

The International Organization for Migration announces prominent panel of Judges for the 2021 West and Central Africa Migration Journalism Award

The competition aims to celebrate journalists who bring attention to the many facets of migration in West and Central Africa in both French and English language

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) (www.IOM.int), the UN Migration agency, is proud to announce the esteemed panel of judges and jury chairman, APO Group Founder and Chairman, Mr. Nicolas Pompigne-Mognard, for the 2021 West and Central Africa Migration Journalism Award (https://bit.ly/3FJn9jr). This journalist competition is aimed at fostering quality…

Source: The Canada-Africa Chamber of Business |

Hatch to showcase Canada-Africa solutions at Africa Accelerating 2021

Hatch, a long-standing top supporter throughout the organization’s 27-year-history, is once again joining Africa Accelerating as a platinum partner

The key event in the Canada-Africa Chamber of Business’s (www.CanadaAfrica.ca) calendar in the coming months will be an online-and-live international information exchange forum from October 26-28, focused on Canada’s vital role as a committed partner in Africa's economic restart after COVID-19. Hatch, a long-standing top supporter throughout the organization’s 27-year-history,…

Source: U.S. Embassy in Ghana |

U.S. and Ghana Commission Air Quality Monitoring Stations

The data from all three monitoring stations will enable government agencies to inform the public about the current level of air quality and steps the public can take to reduce exposure to pollution

Today, U.S. Ambassador Stephanie S. Sullivan inaugurated an air quality monitoring station on U.S. Embassy grounds in Cantonments, Accra together with Hon. Henry Kwabena Kokofu, Executive Director of EPA Ghana representing Minister for Environment, Science, Technology, and Innovation (MESTI); Prof. Sandow Mark Yidana, Dean, School of Physical and Mathematical Sciences,…

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

His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed, President of Congo discuss enhancing cooperation

His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed welcomed the President of Congo and his accompanying delegation and conveyed the greetings of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan

His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, and President of the Republic of the Congo, Denis Sassou Nguesso, today discussed relations and cooperation between the their countries and ways to enhance them in economic, trade,…