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Presidential Proclamation to take certain actions under the African Growth and Opportunity Act and for Other Purposes

1.  In Proclamation 7350 of October 2, 2000, the President designated the Republic of Cameroon (Cameroon) as a beneficiary sub-Saharan African country for purposes of section 506A(a)(1) of the Trade Act of 1974, as amended (the “Trade Act”), as added by section 111(a) of the African Growth and Opportunity Act (the…

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U.S. commits $430 Million in Insurance to Natural Gas Project in Egypt

Insurance will support infrastructure that advances energy security

Adam Boehler, Chief Executive Officer of the U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (DFC), announced a commitment to provide $430 million in insurance to advance energy security in Egypt by rehabilitating a natural gas pipeline and transporting natural gas from fields offshore in Israel. The announcement was made at the Investment…

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A Tanzanian Delegation at Water Technology and Environment Control (WATEC) 2019 led by Prof. Kitila A. Mkumbo, PS to the Ministry of Water

The WATEC event is an important and central part of the branding and marketing process of the Israeli water industry

WATEC 2019 is being held on November 18-21, 2019 at the InterContinental David Tel Aviv Hotel, with hundreds of exhibitors and thousands of participants from around the world. Thousands of guests from around the world came to Israel to attend the WATEC 2019, which include conferences, exhibition and professional discussions. Among the…

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Messi Meets Patients from Save a Child’s Heart

“Save a Child’s Heart” is working alongside doctors in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia to perform life-saving heart surgery and catheterizations for an expected group of 30 children

The Canadian-Israeli philanthropist and businessman, Sylvan Adams, the man behind “Save A Child’s Heart”, brought the children with him to the Tel Aviv Hilton to meet Lionel Messi and the rest of the Argentina football team stars. The players paused from their dinner in the hotel dining room, in order…

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Announcing the Arrival to Cairo of U.S. Ambassador to Egypt Jonathan Cohen

Jonathan Cohen was sworn in as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the Arab Republic of Egypt on November 14, 2019

The Embassy of the United States of America is pleased to announce the arrival in Cairo of the new U.S. Ambassador to Egypt, Jonathan Cohen. Ambassador Cohen presented his credentials at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on November 17, 2019.  Jonathan Cohen was sworn in as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary…

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Telephonic Press Briefing on the U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (DFC) with Adam Boehler, the first CEO of the new government agency

Mr. Boehler will be in Africa to attend the Africa Investment Forum, meet with government leaders, engage with the private sector, and visit existing projects

Telephonic Press Briefing on the U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (DFC) with Adam Boehler, the first CEO of the new government agency. EVENT: Please join us on November 12, 2019 for a telephonic press conference with Adam Boehler, CEO of the new U.S. International Development Finance Corporation. Mr. Boehler will…

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Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) Safety Advisory: Journalist targets of Pegasus spyware

The spyware gives the attacker the ability to monitor, record, and collect existing and future data from the phone

Pegasus is a spyware created for mobile devices which transforms a cellphone into a mobile surveillance station. Researchers have documented it being used to spy on journalists. This raises significant implications for journalists’ own security and that of their sources. In 2018, Citizen Lab said it had detected Pegasus in over 45 countries.…

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How Co-operatives Aid Development in African Economies

Total E&P Co-op as a case study

By Edward Israel-Ayide The rapid advancement of mechanization from the mid-1700s to the early 1800s which is now considered as the Industrial Revolution, resulted in job losses for many skilled workers across Europe. The knock-on effect of this development was a significant rise in poverty. With a reduction of earnings…

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The narration on migration should change. It’s time for European Union (EU) to see Africa as important trade partner - Carmelo Abela

Minister Abela emphasised that by investing in countries of origin the EU will be leading to addressing the root causes of irregular migration

The narration on migration should change. It is time for the European Union to see African countries as important trade partners. This was remarked by Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade Promotion Carmelo Abela while addressing a panel discussion held as part of the 14th edition of the annual Bled Strategic Forum…

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Conference on Disarmament adopts its Annual Report to the General Assembly

Algeria will hold the rotating presidency of the Conference when it starts its 2020 session.

The Conference on Disarmament this morning adopted its 2019 annual report to the General Assembly. Ambassador Taonga Mushayavanhu of Zimbabwe, President of the Conference on Disarmament, said that it was an honour to be presiding over their last plenary meeting of the 2019 session of the Conference on Disarmament.  The…