Embassy of the Republic of Kenya in Japan
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Source: Embassy of the Republic of Kenya in Japan |

Visit to Tokyo by Amb. Macharia Kamau, MBS – Principal Secretary, Ministry of Foreign Affairs

During his visit, the Principal Secretary paid courtesy calls on senior officials of the Japanese Government

Amb. Macharia Kamau, CBS, Principal Secretary of Foreign Affairs made an official visit to Tokyo, Japan from 13th – 16th January, 2020 at the invitation of the Government of Japan to attend the Strategic Exchanges on Practical Level (STEP) programme. Upon arrival, the Principal Secretary visited the Chancery where he…

Source: Ambassade des Etats-Unis en Tunisie |

Prosper Africa: Registration Open, Tunis

Prosper Africa: Registration Open, Tunis, Tunisia - 06 February 2020

Registration is now open for the U.S. Embassy and American Chamber of Commerce of Tunisia’s conference promoting Prosper Africa at this link: http://seminr.site/. Prosper Africa, the U.S. government initiative to increase trade and investment between the United States and Africa, will provide a greater connection between the U.S. and African…

Source: United Nations (UN) |

UN finds that prospects for economic growth in 2020 hinge on reducing trade disputes and uncertainty

Africa has experienced a decade of near stagnation in per capita GDP

Impacted by prolonged trade disputes, the global economy suffered its lowest growth in a decade, slipping to 2.3 per cent in 2019.  The world, however, could see a slight uptick in economic activity in 2020 if risks are kept at bay, according to the United Nations World Economic Situation and…

Source: Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Novartis, GSK, Johnson & Johnson, Last Mile Health, Lilly, Living Goods, Pfizer Inc |

Public-Private Collaboration commits to Accelerate Access to Health Services in Africa, reaching 1.7 Million People

Healthcare companies and philanthropies to fund training of thousands of community health workers as part of larger initiative led by Last Mile Health and Living Goods to advance universal health coverage

Johnson & Johnson (JNJ.com), Lilly (Lilly.com), Novartis (Novartis.com), Pfizer (Pfizer.com), GSK (GSK.com) and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (GatesFoundation.org) have joined forces with Last Mile Health (LastMileHealth.org) and Living Goods (LivingGoods.org) to increase access to community-based primary healthcare for nearly 1.7 million people in up to six African countries,…

Africa Oil & Power Conference
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Africa Oil & Power launches Renewables, African LNG and Energy Finance Events at Africa Oil & Power 2020 in Cape Town

This year’s event will have a major focus on the driving factors behind Africa’s energy transition

Africa Oil & Power (https://AfricaOilandPower.com/) 2020 highlights African integration across borders throughout the entire energy value chain; AOP 2020 welcomes presidents, ministers, national oil company and utility heads, IPP and renewables executives and more for the fifth edition of Africa’s Energy Conference; This year’s event will have a major focus…

Source: Economic Community of Central African States (ECCAS) |

Economic Community of Central African States (ECCAS) announces the organisation of a Round Table in Brazzaville to develop Roads and Transport Sector

The round table will also be an opportunity for its organizers to review the Consensual Master Plan for Transport in Central Africa (CMPT-CA)

The general secretariat of the Economic Community of Central African States (ECCAS) (http://www.CEEAC-ECCAS.org/), the governments of the Central African Republic, the Republic of Congo, the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and the Republic of Chad are organizing a round table in Brazzaville (Congo) on 19 March 2020 with a view…

Ambassade de Djibouti à Washington, D.C., États-Unis
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World Bank Group Executive Directors visit Djibouti to discuss Country’s Development Prospects

The EDs met with government officials, representatives both from the private sector and from civil society, development partners, and young entrepreneurs

A delegation of World Bank Group Executive Directors (EDs) has concluded its visit to Djibouti after gaining a comprehensive perspective of the country’s current development status and future opportunities, with its focus on youth and women. The EDs met with government officials, representatives both from the private sector and from…

Source: British High Commission Accra |

Partners for Prosperity: Ghana at the UK-Africa Investment Summit 2020 in London

For Ghana, the Summit will provide a platform to secure investment opportunities, more exports and jobs that will benefit both Ghanaian and British businesses

His Excellency The President of the Republic of Ghana Nana Akufo-Addo will lead a ministerial delegation of several Cabinet Ministers and key officials at the UK-Africa Investment Summit in London on 20 January 2020. The Summit, hosted by the UK Prime Minister, Rt Hon Boris Johnson MP, is a major…

Source: World Food Programme (WFP) |

Southern Africa in Throes of Climate Emergency with 45 Million People facing Hunger across the Region

As the crisis deepens, the world must step up now to save lives and enable communities to adapt to climate change, the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has warned

A record 45 million people - mostly women and children - in the 16-nation Southern African Development Community are gravely food insecure following repeated drought, widespread flooding and economic disarray. As the crisis deepens, the world must step up now to save lives and enable communities to adapt to climate…

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Kingdom of Bahrain |

Minister of Foreign Affairs signs number of agreements, memorandum of understanding with friendly Republic of Seychelles

The Minister of Foreign Affairs praised the development and progress witnessed in the existing friendship between the Kingdom of Bahrain and the Republic of Seychelles

The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Shaikh Khalid bin Ahmed bin Mohammed Al Khalifa, signed a number of agreements and memorandums of understanding between the Kingdom of Bahrain and the Republic of Seychelles, with the Minister of Finance, Trade and Economic Planning of the Republic of Seychelles, Mr.Maurice Loustau-Lalanne, which happened…