Source: World Food Programme (WFP) |

United States provides US$119 Million to World Food Programme (WFP) for School Meals in Five Countries

The latest awards, which take effect this month, see WFP’s programmes in Cote d’Ivoire, Laos, Nepal and Rwanda receiving US$25 million each

As classrooms around the developing world begin to re-open, the U.N. World Food Programme is receiving US$119 million from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to provide school meals in five countries in Asia and Africa. “Yet again, USDA demonstrates real leadership in reaching school-age children in the developing world with…

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Coronavirus - Namibia: German Embassy helps soup kitchen project in the South

As the region remains hard hit by drought, the communities need support to mitigate the additional hardship caused by the Covid-19 pandemic

The German Embassy supports the non-profit organization OANA Community Development Project in Warmbad, ǀǀKaras Region, in setting up a soup kitchen project that will benefit five villages in the south of Namibia. A total of 57,412 NAD (approx. EUR 2,960) from the Embassy’s micro project fund will serve as an…

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African’s welcome United Nations Industrial Development Organization Investment and Technology Promotion Office Germany (UNIDO ITPO) OFF-Grid Expo + Conference Digital with a focus on energy poverty

The exclusive digital event aims to cover off-grid solar, wind turbine, and hydropower systems and independent power supply

OFF-GRID Expo + Conference 2020 (www.Off-Grid-Expo.com) hosts its first digital edition in partnership with UNIDO ITPO Germany and Alliance for Rural Electrification for a two-day trade event; the exclusive digital event aims to cover off-grid solar, wind turbine, and hydropower systems and independent power supply; attendees can look forward to…

Source: African Union (AU) |

African Business Council (AfBC) emerges as united voice of the continent’s private sector in support of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA)

The AfBC will serve as a key pillar within the architecture of the AfCFTA by ensuring there is organized interaction between the Pan-African Private Sector and African Policymakers

The African Union (AU) saw the introduction of the African Business Council (AfBC) through the delivery of a Side Event held on the margins of the 2020 African Industrialization Week (AIW). The Side Event which focused on the ‘Introduction of the AfBC and Its Role in Africa’s Industrialization’ was led…

Source: African Union (AU) |

The 6th Meeting of the Technical and Advisory Committee of the Great Museum of Africa (GMA) discussed the Status of Establishment of the GMA: A Flagship Project of the Agenda 2063

The Meeting was presented with the data collected from the public consultation on the Great Museum of Africa

The Technical and Advisory Committee of the Great Museum of Africa (GMA) held their 6th Meeting Virtually due to the COVID-19 pandemic. In July 2016, the Executive Council of the African Union approved the establishment of the Great Museum of Africa to be located in Algiers as a Flagship Project…

Source: CEMAC (Economic and Monetary Community of Central Africa) |

Round Table for the Financing of CEMAC Integration Projects – Paris, 16 & 17 November 2020

CEMAC takes up the Challenge and Mobilizes 3.8 Billion Euros to Finance Integration Projects in the CEMAC zone

After two days spent in Paris meeting with representatives of the French Government, heads of community institutions, representatives of international institutions, donors and private investors, CEMAC (http://www.CEMAC.int/) can boast of significant economic success. Under the leadership of HE Mr. Clément MOUAMBA, Prime Minister, Head of Government of the Republic of…

Source: African Union (AU) |

AU-ECOSOCC and COMESA hold consultations with Zambian CSOs on peace and security initiatives

The consultations provide an opportunity for ECOSOCC and COMESA to identify program synergies and opportunities for technical cooperation

The African Union’s Economic, Social and Cultural Council (AU-ECOSOCC) and the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) are holding consultations with Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) in Zambia to enhance partnerships and collaboration in peace and security initiatives. The consultations being held from 16th – 21st November 2020, are meant…

Source: African Development Bank Group (AfDB) |

Ghana, African Development Bank Group sign Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for 2021 Annual Meetings

The 56th Annual Meetings of the African Development Bank and the 47th Annual Meeting of the African Development Fund are scheduled to take place from 24 to 28 May 2021

“We promise to champion African excellence and deliver a befitting event. We will leave no stone unturned to ensure that this is a seminal event.” – Kenneth Ofori-Atta I would like to assure you of the Bank’s full commitment and availability to accompany the Government of Ghana on this journey…

Source: African Union (AU) |

Yamoussoukro Decision (YD) Day 2020 Celebration

The event was marked by the Signing of agreements for the implementation of the Single African Air Transport Market (SAATM) activities

The 29th Assembly of the Heads of State and Government of the African Union (AU) designated 14th November of every year as the Yamoussoukro Decision day (YD Day) to be celebrated at National, Regional and Continental levels. Against this backdrop, the African Union Commission (AUC) and the African Civil Aviation…

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Statement of the Chairperson of the African Union Commission on the tension in the Guerguerat area

The Chairperson of the Commission reaffirms the readiness of the African Union to actively support the efforts of the United Nations for a just political solution acceptable to all parties to this conflict

The Chairperson of the African Union Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat, expresses his deep concern following the deterioration of the situation in the Western Sahara, especially in the buffer zone of Guerguerat, and the serious threats of breaching the ceasefire in force since 1991. He commends the efforts of the Secretary-General…