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WHO and the Italian Agency for Development Cooperation seek to improve resilience of Somalia’s health system by enhancing essential health services for hospitals in under-served states

The project aims to achieve universal health coverage (UHC) through strengthening hospital-based care for integrated delivery of secondary and critical care services

In their continued and collective efforts to improve health system resilience, the Ministry of Health and Human Services of the Federal Government of Somalia, World Health Organization (WHO) and the Embassy of Italy have joined forces and officially launched a €3 million multi-year project entitled ‘Improving essential health services in…

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World champion Gianluca Zambrotta joins FIFA Museum as Ambassador

The FIFA Museum is welcoming an illustrious new member to its team of ambassadors as Gianluca Zambrotta, winner of the 2006 FIFA World Cup Germany™ with Italy, joins its ranks

The FIFA Museum’s team of ambassadors has been bolstered by the addition of a world champion in the form of Gianluca Zambrotta, who is enthusiastic about the museum’s mission of spreading football fever across the globe. The FIFA Museum is welcoming an illustrious new member to its team of ambassadors…

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Eritrea: Conference of YPFDJ in Europe Organization

The occasion was highlighted by cultural programs depicting the historic resilience of the Eritrean people

YPFDJ organization in Europe held its 16th conference from 14 to 18 April in Rome under the theme “Pan-African Liberation and Purposeful Leadership”. At the conference in which over 300 youth from Eritrea, Europe, the US, Canada, Australia and Africa as well as representatives of Eritrean communities and national associations took…

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2Africa Deployment Underway with First Landing in Genoa, Italy

Highly Anticipated Subsea Cable System Set to Connect 3 Billion People Upon Completion

The 2Africa consortium, comprised of China Mobile International, Meta (www.Facebook.com), MTN GlobalConnect, Orange, stc, Telecom Egypt, Vodafone and WIOCC, announced today the first landing of the 2Africa cable - in Genoa, Italy. The landing sets the tone for more landings in the coming months as the cable is extended to…

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FIFA appoints Mr Romy Gai as Chief Business Officer

Romy joins FIFA from AWE International Group, where he had been Chairman since 2015

FIFA (www.FIFA.com) can today announce the appointment of Mr Romy Gai as Chief Business Officer, taking over from Mr Kay Madati who, for personal reasons, will depart the organisation as Chief Commercial Officer in the coming months.  Romy joins FIFA from AWE International Group, where he had been Chairman since…

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Nicholas Dlamini Leads Team Qhubeka At Tour Of Sicily

Dlamini makes his European bow having recently completed his maiden Absa Cape Epic in late March

Team Qhubeka (https://TeamQhubeka.com/) will race the 2022 Tour of Sicily led by South Africa’s Nicholas Dlamini as he makes his 2022 European season debut. The four-stage race, which starts on Tuesday 12 April, opens up with an opportunity for the faster men over 199km from Milazzo to Bagheria, while all eyes…

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Kenya Elections: National Police Service on elections safety, sexual violence and reform

Kenya’s police service is undergoing significant reforms to create a gender transformative service and better manage GBV response

Violence against women in elections (VAWiE) is one of the major hindrances to their engagement with electoral processes and taking on leadership roles; this includes physical, verbal and psychological violence in the private and public space, and more recently cyber-based abuse. Commissioner Dominic Kisavi has been serving Kenya’s National Police Service…

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Africa’s energy opportunities under the spotlight as Russian energy gap widens (By Paul Sinclair)

African leaders are already moving to address European and global needs

By Paul Sinclair is VP of Energy for Africa Oil Week (www.Africa-OilWeek.com) As Europe seeks new sources of gas to ensure its energy security, can African markets fill in the Russian gap? While some countries are well poised to benefit from the potential economic windfall, others are lagging in terms…

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UNITAMS Spokesperson Welcomes Friends of Sudan Joint Statement

Spokesperson reiterated that UNITAMS will continue to work jointly with the African Union and IGAD, and Sudanese stakeholders in the next phase of the political process

United Nations Integrated Transitional Assistance Mission in Sudan (UNITAMS) Spokesperson welcomes statement released by the Friends of Sudan Group on 29 March 2022, in which the member states affirmed strong support for joint efforts of UNITAMS, the African Union, and the Inter-governmental Authority for Development (IGAD) to facilitate a political…

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Place to safely disembark urgently needed for 111 people rescued from the Mediterranean Sea

Malta and Italy have denied MSF’s requests

The international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is requesting a place of safety to disembark 111 survivors—including 52 minors, the youngest of whom is four months old—on board the Geo Barents who were rescued from the Mediterranean Sea on March 5 and 6. Malta and Italy have denied…