Source: Germany - Federal Foreign Office |

Visiting partners and friends: Foreign Minister Baerbock travels to Senegal and Côte d’Ivoire

In Senegal’s capital Dakar, Foreign Minister Baerbock will hold political talks with her counterpart Yacine Fall and President Bassirou Diomaye Diakhar Faye, as well as meeting with representatives of civil society

“Capital”, “religion”, “language”, “map” – those are the words that Germans most commonly search for on Google together with “Senegal” and “Côte d’Ivoire”. But these two democracies on the western coast of Africa have so much more to offer. Senegal and Germany are united by our democratic values. The Senegalese…

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Southern African-German Chamber of Commerce Partners with Critical Mineral Africa (CMA) for 2024 Summit

CMA 2024 will take place under the theme ‘Innovate. Enact. Invest in African Critical Minerals to Sustain Global Growth’

German technologies and funding have been instrumental in advancing the critical minerals value chain in Southern Africa. In January 2024, the German Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development initiated a call for proposals from South African green hydrogen project developers to access grants from its €270-million ($292 million) Power-to-X Development…

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Source: Canon Central and North Africa (CCNA) |

Canon demonstrates the power to drive positive change at drupa 2024 through charity and start-up support initiatives

Canon is partnering with a number of businesses and charities and will donate 20,000 books produced during drupa to a variety of causes

At drupa 2024 (Messe Düsseldorf, 28 May – 7 June 2024, Hall 8a) under the theme ‘The Power to Move’, Canon ( is highlighting key partnerships and initiatives that demonstrate the power of collaboration to drive positive change and create experiences that enrich lives and businesses. In line with its…

Source: Kenya Rugby Union (KRU) |

Shujaa defeat Germany to secure HSBC SVNS return

The team had earlier defeated Chile 36-7 in their final pool game on Saturday after a narrow 10-5 loss to hosts Spain and a 19-12 victory over Samoa in their opening fixtures on Friday

Shujaa are back to the HSBC SVNS for 2025 after defeating Germany 33-15 in their winner takes all playoff match in Madrid, Spain on Sunday 2 June 2024. Germany, who had defeated the Kenyans twice on the Challenger Series this year went ahead through Chris Umeh’s unconverted try before Tony…

Source: Norwegian Refugee Council |

Libya: Six months since deadly storm, affected families have been supported to recover

The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC), supported by Germany’s KfW Development Bank, has completed a number of activities addressing immediate needs in the eastern Libyan city of Derna following a deadly storm late last year

The organisation has provided relief efforts to families affected by the devastating Storm Daniel, which killed over 4,400 people and displaced 8,540 people. The activities aimed at promoting early recovery and supporting the transition towards more sustainable solutions for families. “More than six months on from the storm, the families…

Source: World Health Organization (WHO) - Ethiopia |

Swift and effective response to acute diarrhoea disease in Adigrat, Ethiopia

The recent Acute Diarrhoea Disease in Adigrat, Ethiopia, underscored the critical role of proactive measures and collaborative efforts in containing infectious diseases

In the face of health crises, timely and coordinated responses are imperative to safeguard communities from the devastating effects of outbreaks. The recent Acute Diarrhoea  Disease in Adigrat, Ethiopia, underscored the critical role of proactive measures and collaborative efforts in containing infectious diseases. Led by the World Health Organization (WHO)…

Source: Ministry of Information, Eritrea |

Eritrea: Public Diplomacy Activities by Diaspora Nationals

The event was attended by Mr. Fesehaye Tesfamicael, deputy chairman of the National Association, and Mr. Mohammed-Ali Mohammed-Seid, head of Public and Community Affairs of the association

Eritrean nationals in the Republic of South Sudan, Germany, Sweden, and Italy have conducted public diplomacy activities. According to reports, nationals in the Republic of South Sudan celebrated the 33rd Independence Day anniversary on 11 May in Juba under the theme “Peace Anchored on Resilience.” At the celebratory event, which…

Source: Delegation of the European Union to Ethiopia |

Ethiopian businesses to benefit from new 2,2 billion ETB (€36 million) economic recovery support from the European Union (EU), Germany and the Netherlands

The programme is jointly funded by the European Union, the German Government, and the Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation of the Netherlands

The European Union (EU) and its partners launched a four-year programme to provide support to restore the local economy and build the resilience of micro-, small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) that are affected by the crises in Ethiopia, with a focus on the North of the Country, notably the regions…

Kenya Rugby Union (KRU)
Source: Kenya Rugby Union (KRU) |

Kenya Sevens teams named for Challenger finale

The Kenya Sevens men and women’s squads to the final round of  HSBC Sevens Challenger 2024 which will be played as standalone tournaments, for the men in Munich, Germany and Krakow, Poland for the women, on 18-19 May, have been confirmed by their respective management teams. Get the full squads here

Source: Department of Foreign Affairs, Republic of the Philippines |

Filipino Artists Conduct Lecture, Art Workshop for University Students in Morocco

The lecture was delivered by Mr. Virgilio Cuizon, a multi-awarded art impresario, a renowned and accomplished Filipino curator, seasoned artist, and a leader of the Filipino community in Germany

As part of its cultural diplomacy program and in celebration of National Heritage Month, the Philippine Embassy in Rabat, in partnership with Kapatiran at Ugnayan ng Natatanging Sining at Talentong Pilipino (KUNST), organized an art lecture and workshop at the Université Internationale de Rabat (UIR) for the students and members…