Source: The Zimbabwean |

Zim general warns on foreign bases in Djibouti

One of Zimbabwe’s most senior soldiers and a key US congressman say trouble may be coming to the Horn of Africa

Major General Trust Magoba – who now serves as a special advisor to the African Union office for Peace and Security – has raised concern at foreign interference on the continent. “The establishment foreign bases and the involvement of external forces in the conflicts on the Horn of Africa is…

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Merck Foundation plans to conduct 5th Edition of “Merck Africa Asia Luminary” in Dakar, Senegal

Merck foundation will celebrate 350th Anniversary of Merck and the 1st anniversary of Merck foundation during their Luminary

5th Edition of “Merck Africa Asia Luminary” will be conducted under the patronage of The President of Senegal, H.E. MACKY SALL; Merck foundation (www.Merck-Foundation.com) will celebrate 350th Anniversary of Merck and the 1st anniversary of Merck foundation during their Luminary; 14 African First Ladies, 20 Ministers of Health and More…

Source: Solarplaza |

Now is the time for local investors to step up and electrify Africa

After a foreign kickstart, African investors and regulators have to take over the lead in shaping the continent’s sustainable energy future

For years, the African renewable energy development market has been dominated by foreign investors and financial institutions. Now is the time for African investors to step up to the plate and join the continent’s solar energy transition. Africa is now even preparing to feed Europe’s growing energy needs through various…

Source: Rugby Africa |

Rugby World Cup - Online Press Conference: Ask your questions live to the winner of the Rugby World Cup' African Qualifiers

Ask your questions live on Monday at 10am UK time to Kenya captain Davis Chenge, Kenya Head Coach Ian Snook, and Namibia Rugby Union CEO Mervin Green

Kenya meet Namibia in crunch Rugby World Cup 2019 qualifying match this weekend. The winner of the match will qualify for Rugby World Cup 2019 in Japan as Africa 1, joining reigning champions New Zealand, South Africa, Italy and the repechage winner in Pool B. Journalists interested in participating in…

Source: U.S. Embassy in Zimbabwe |

Joint Local Statement on the targeting of opposition in Zimbabwe

The Heads of Mission urgently call on the Government of Zimbabwe to guarantee the physical integrity and safety of Mr Biti, to ensure that his constitutional and human rights are respected, and that he will be treated in full accordance with the rule of law

The European Union Delegation, the Heads of Mission of EU Member States present in Harare* and the Heads of Mission of Australia, Canada, and the United States of America issue the following statement in Zimbabwe: The Heads of Mission of the EU, Australia, Canada and the United States of America…

Source: European Union Naval Force ATALANTA (EU NAVFOR) Somalia |

EU NAVFOR Operation Atalanta: ‘Mandate continues, Business as usual’

The mandate extension signals the EU’s commitment to continuing counter-piracy operations off the Somali coast

EU NAVFOR is pleased to confirm that following the decision from the Council of the European Union the mandate of Operation ATALANTA will continue until 31 December 2020. LINK TO EU COUNCIL ANNOUNCEMENT – (HERE) The mandate extension signals the EU’s commitment to continuing counter-piracy operations off the Somali coast.…

Source: European External Action Service (EEAS) |

European Union has launched new phase of technical support to the General Auditing Commission of Liberia

The project will be implemented by the Italian consultancy EUROSUPPORT in association with the Ghanaian branch of the international audit firm KPMG

On Wednesday, 3 July 2018, the European Union (EU) and the General Auditing Commission (GAC) of Liberia officially launched a new phase of technical support to the GAC at the Office of the National Authorising Officer (NAO) in the Executive Mansion Grounds. The EU funded project, which has a value…

Source: World Health Organization (WHO) |

Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo ends: World Health Organization calls for international efforts to stop other deadly outbreaks in the country

The World Health Organization (WHO) congratulates the country and all those involved in ending the outbreak

Today marks the end of the ninth outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). The World Health Organization (WHO) congratulates the country and all those involved in ending the outbreak, while urging them to extend this success to combatting other diseases in DRC. WHO Director-General, Dr…

Source: United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) |

Egypt: “From Cotton Seeds to Clothing Project” to Launch ZDHC Training on Introducing Chemical Management and Top 10 issues & Best Practices

Zero Discharge of Hazardous Chemicals (ZDHC) academy is a globally-renowned program supporting the management and implementation of safer and more transparent, preventive and integrated approaches to chemical discharge practices

 In the framework of its “From Cotton Seeds to Clothing” project, funded by the Italian Agency for Development Cooperation, UNIDO Egypt will implement, in coordination with the Egyptian Ministry of Trade and Industry, a two-day training workshop on Zero Discharge of Hazardous Chemicals (ZDHC), in collaboration with the relevant Export…