Source: Republic of South Africa: Department of Government Communication and Information |

Minister Cwele to brief Media on Traveller Statistics, Extended Hours at Front Offices and White Paper on Home Affairs Repositioning

The Department had announced measures to ensure smooth facilitation of movement for travellers

The Minister of Home Affairs, Dr Siyabonga Cwele, will brief members of the media on the traveller statistics for the 2018/19 festive season. The Department had announced measures to ensure smooth facilitation of movement for travellers including deploying additional personnel and extending operational hours at ports of entry. Minister Cwele…

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Source: German Embassy in Dar es Salaam |

HelpAge International awarded nearly 2 million Euro funding from German government for humanitarian and health work

The 1.6 million Euros funding will be used to support People with Specific Needs in Nduta and Mtendeli refugee camps and the host communities

HelpAge International’s Tanzania office has been awarded nearly 2 million Euros in funding from the German government, it was announced today. This new funding includes 1.6 million Euros from the German Federal Foreign Office for vital work to support people with specific needs in and around the Nduta and Mtendeli…

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

President Faure sends condolences to President of Kenya following terrorist attacks in Nairobi

As well as sharing the grief with his Kenyan counterpart, President Faure denounced the attacks as, “callous acts serving nothing more than cowardly attempts to cripple the firm foundation of unity, peace and determination that Kenya is built upon”

President Danny Faure has sent a message of condolence to the President of Kenya, Mr. Uhuru Kenyatta yesterday following the terrorist attacks in Nairobi on Tuesday which claimed a number of lives and injuring many more. In a letter to President Kenyatta he said, “On behalf of the government and…

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

President, VP, and His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed send condolences to Mauritania's President

In the cable, His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed expressed his sincerest condolences, and prayed to Allah the Almighty to rest the soul of the deceased in Paradise

President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, has sent a message of condolences to President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz of Mauritania, on the death of Mrs. Bint Moulay A'ala. In the cable, His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed expressed his sincerest condolences, and prayed to Allah the Almighty…

Source: United Nations (UN) |

UN Humanitarian Coordinator in Nigeria gravely concerned over Interruption of Aid delivery to thousands following deadly attack in Borno State

The interruption in the delivery of humanitarian assistance to Rann is the direct result of an attack that started at dusk on 14 January 2019 on the military base

The United Nations Humanitarian Coordinator in Nigeria, Mr. Edward Kallon, has expressed grave concern over the interruption of aid delivery to tens of thousands of internally displaced people in Rann, a town in eastern Borno State about 10 kilometers from the border with Cameroon, following a deadly attack by a…

Source: Republic of South Africa: Department of International Relations and Cooperation |

Statement delivered by HE Ambassador Jerry Matjila, Permanent Representative of South Africa to the United Nations in New York, during the United Nations Security Council briefing on Sudan Sanctions

South Africa also remains concerned with the growing presence of Darfuri armed groups in Libya as further violations of the embargo could potentially fuel the conflict in the region

Statement delivered by HE Ambassador Jerry Matjila Mr President We would like to thank you for convening this meeting, and we would also like to thank Ms Wronecka for her briefing and her leadership in this portfolio. South Africa welcomes the improvements in the security situation in Darfur. The situation…

Source: British Embassy Cairo |

UK invests in restoring Egyptian cultural heritage

Experts celebrate the success of restoration work supported by the UK’s Cultural Protection Fund

A delegation of experts from across Egypt, Tunisia and Sudan are visiting the Mamluk Minbars of Cairo and celebrating the success of restoration work conducted on it as part of UK’s Cultural Protection Fund. The Cultural Protection Fund is currently investing over GBP £3m in in six projects across Egypt…

Source: United Kingdom Foreign and Commonwealth Office |

Minister for Africa's statement on the situation in Zimbabwe, January 2019

Minister for Africa Harriett Baldwin has summoned the Zimbabwean Ambassador to the UK to the Foreign Office

Minister of State for Africa, Harriett Baldwin, said: "I have been following the events in Zimbabwe over the last week with growing concern. I summoned the Zimbabwean Ambassador to the United Kingdom to attend the Foreign Office on 17 January to discuss the situation. Since the weekend there has been…

Source: United Nations Office at Geneva (UNOG) |

Conference on Disarmament to hold First Public Plenary of its 2019 Session on Monday, 21 January

In addition to Ukraine, the United Kingdom, the United States, Venezuela, Viet Nam and Zimbabwe will also hold the presidency during 2019

The Conference on Disarmament, the world's single multilateral forum for disarmament negotiations, will hold the first public plenary of its 2019 session on Monday, 21 January at the Palais des Nations in Geneva. The session will open under the presidency of Ukraine.  The presidency of the Conference rotates among its…

Source: Republic of South Africa: Department of International Relations and Cooperation |

Minister Sisulu was never a Director of Dyambu Holdings, contrary to Mr Agrizzi's testimony in the State Capture Commission

The Ministry call on Mr Agrizzi to correct his statement in public and before the Commission

International Relations and Cooperation Minister Lindiwe Sisulu noted with concern, false statements made by the former Chief Operations Officer (COO) of Bosasa in his testimony before the State Capture Commission on Wednesday, 16 January 2019. Mr Agrizzi stated that Minister Lindiwe Sisulu, among other Ministers, were Directors of the company…