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    • African Energy Developments Demand Sustained Investment with new projects in Mozambique, Tanzania, Uganda, and Senegal (1)
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African Energy Developments Demand Sustained Investment with new projects in Mozambique, Tanzania, Uganda, and Senegal

A recent uptick in direct investment activities in Africa’s energy sector sheds light on the role of sustained investor interest in catalyzing socio-economic growth

In the past twelve months, the African energy sector has seen several encouraging developments – in the form of both Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) and strategic partnerships – that have advanced the sustainable development of its natural resources. In fact, despite a global downturn in investment in 2020, FDI flows…

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    • Senator, Dr. Rasha Kelej, CEO of Merck Foundation with H.E. Madam ANGELINE NDAYISHIMIYE, The First Lady of Burundi and Ambassador of Merck Foundation More Than a Mother (1)
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Merck Foundation, Burundi First Lady supported families of casual workers affected by Coronavirus pandemic

Through their partnership with the Burundi First Lady, Merck Foundation has been building healthcare capacity, by providing specialty training to more than 33 young Burundian doctors

Merck Foundation (www.Merck-Foundation.com), the philanthropic arm of Merck KGaA Germany in partnership with The First Lady of the Republic of Burundi and Ambassador of “Merck Foundation More Than a Mother”, H.E. Madam ANGELINE NDAYISHIMIYE supported families of more than 50 casual workers from the capital city of Burundi, Bujumbura, affected by…

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African Youth Using atingi to Future-Proof their Careers in a Covid-Impacted Job Market

GIZ free online learning platform atingi helping Africa’s jobseekers achieve their #FutureGoals

The coronavirus pandemic has had severe socioeconomic consequences in Africa including increased unemployment and loss of income. It has, however, also demonstrated the increasing importance of digital technology in responding effectively to crises and planning for recovery, not the least of which is in the fields of education and vocational…

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IOM, Germany’s Strengthened Partnership Supports Thousands in Ethiopia

Since 2019, Germany has provided financial support amounting to EUR 18 million for programming by IOM Ethiopia

Ethiopia faces one of the world’s most complex human mobility environments, with myriad social, economic, political and climatic factors driving the movement of people within and beyond its borders. According to the latest National Displacement report prepared by the International Organization for Migration (IOM), over 1.8 million people in Ethiopia…

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    • GIZ and Orange launch an Orange Digital Center in Ethiopia, the 3rd in the Africa and Middle East region, to train young people in digital technology and boost their employability (1)
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GIZ and Orange launch an Orange Digital Center in Ethiopia, the 3rd in the Africa and Middle East region, to train young people in digital technology and boost their employability

Following launches in Tunisia and Senegal, Ethiopia will be home to the third Orange Digital Center in Africa and the Middle East

Today, GIZ, (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit), Orange (www.Orange.com), the Ministry of Innovation and Technology, the Ethiopian Investment Commission and the Industrial Parks Development Corporation are launching the Addis Ababa Orange Digital Center, an ecosystem that is entirely dedicated to digital skills and innovation. The launch took place in the…

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Minister of Foreign Affairs announces Canada’s contribution to the United Nations Peacebuilding Fund

Canada has consistently been among the top donors of the Fund since its inception in 2006

The Honourable Marc Garneau, Minister of Foreign Affairs, today announced Canada’s contribution of $15 million to the UN Peacebuilding Fund while co-chairing the virtual UN Peacebuilding Fund Replenishment Conference, along with the UN Secretary-General, Germany, Sierra Leone and Sudan. Canada has consistently been among the top donors of the Fund…

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atingi eLearning platform reaches nearly 1 Million African youth in 1st year

Digital learning enables Africa’s youth to reach their personal potential

800,000 people in Africa reached with over 100,000 registered users; digital learning enables Africa’s youth to reach their personal potential. atingi (www.atingi.org), the digital learning platform of The German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) has exceeded expectations in its first year. Within twelve months, atingi has reached…

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Merck Foundation CEO and African First Ladies announce the winners of their “Merck Foundation More Than a Mother” Africa Media Recognition Awards 2020 to break Infertility Stigma

Very proud to recognize and appreciate professional journalists who became the voice of the voiceless and the storytellers of infertile women and break the stigma around them and also raised awareness about male infertility

Merck Foundation (https://www.Merck-Foundation.com), the philanthropic arm of Merck KGaA Germany announced the winners of ‘Merck Foundation More Than a Mother’ Africa Media Recognition Awards 2020. The awards were announced by Merck Foundation CEO in partnership with the First Ladies of Zimbabwe, Zambia, Sierra Leone, Nigeria, Niger, Namibia, Mozambique, Malawi, Liberia, Guinea…

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    • From left to right: Front row - Martin Inkumbi (CEO DBN), Barbara Pirich (Country Director KfW). Back row - Hanri Jacobs (DBN), Nicky Mutenda (DBN), Gerlinde Sauer(German Embassy), Andrea Uhl (KfW)
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Germany supports the Namibian Government in its endeavor to ensure business continuity and economic revival of Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs)

During the global COVID-19 pandemic, Germany has so far provided N$850 million to Namibian partners to fight the pandemic and to mitigate the respective challenges

On 17 December 2020, a loan agreement between the Development Bank of Namibia (DBN) and the Development Bank of Germany (KfW) had been signed. KfW provides refinancing for DBN’s non-agricultural small business loan scheme which forms an integral part of Ministry of Finance “Economic Stimulus and Relief Package to Mitigate…

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ZC Rubber Unveils Massive Billboards in 4 Countries for Westlake and Arisun Tire Brands

The tire maker will showcase its Arisun and Westlake Tire brands through the sprawling 25-story, 15,000-square-foot building side LED display

ZC Rubber (http://www.ZC-Rubber.com/), the world’s 10th largest tire manufacturer, unveils massive billboards in 4 world-famous locations covering the United States, Australia, Thailand, and Germany. The tire maker will showcase its Arisun and Westlake Tire brands through the sprawling 25-story, 15,000-square-foot building side LED display wrapping around the American Eagle store…