Source: U.S. Embassy Addis Ababa, Ethiopia |

Joint Military Exercise Justified Accord 2019 strengthens Partner Networks and Peacekeeping Operations

U.S. Army Africa-led exercise designed to enhance the capacity and capability of participating staff and forces in peacekeeping operations in support of the African Union Mission in Somalia

The U.S. military and the Ethiopian National Defence Force, in cooperation with other partner nations, successfully concluded exercise Justified Accord 2019 (JA19) on July 30, with a closing ceremony held at the Peace Support Training Center in Addis Ababa. Justified Accord is a U.S. Army Africa-led exercise designed to enhance…

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Italy |

Statement by the governments of France, Italy, the United Arab Emirates, the United Kingdom, and the United States of America on Libya

The governments of France, Italy, the United Arab Emirates, the United Kingdom and the United States of America reaffirm their strong commitment to a quick and peaceful resolution of the Libyan crisis

The governments of France, Italy, the United Arab Emirates, the United Kingdom and the United States of America welcome the announcement of a truce in Libya on the occasion of Eid el-Adha in response to the Special Representative of the UN Secretary General with the support of the Security Council (UNSC…

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Source: Human Rights Watch (HRW) |

Eritrea: Conscription System’s Toll on Education

Spurs Dropouts and Exodus by Students, Teachers

Eritrea’s use of secondary school to channel students into indefinite government service and its conscription of teachers subjects students and teachers to forced labor and physical abuse, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today. The 84-page report, “‘They Are Making Us into Slaves, Not Educating Us’: How Indefinite…

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Italy |

Farnesina-OIM Cooperation in favour of migrants in Tunisia

The Foreign Ministry financed a three-million-euro project through the Africa Fund to provide assistance to migrants in Tunisia, to be implemented through the International Organization for Migration (IOM). The project is subdivided into three sections: the first concerns maintaining and expanding the dwelling solutions available to migrants from Libya, especially…

Source: EU Delegation to Kenya |

Regional Conference on Anti-Labour Trafficking Exchange of good practices among national anti-trafficking bodies in the Horn of Africa - Nairobi, 6-7 August 2019

Kenya has been identified as a source, transit, and destination country for victims of human trafficking

Every day young Kenyans leave their homes and move abroad, leaving behind their families and exchanging the warm familiarity of their own culture, traditions and social roots for an uncertain future in a foreign country. Most of them travel along the Eastern Migration Route towards the Gulf Countries, which offer…

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Italy |

The Foreign Ministry contributes to financing the assisted voluntary return of migrants from Libya, Niger, Burkina Faso and Chad

Italy has made a 11-million-euro contribution from the Africa Fund to support the project titled “Protection and sustainable solutions for migrants and refugees along the Central Mediterranean route”, comanaged by the European Union, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR). The contribution…

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Italy |

Deputy Foreign Minister Del Re on diplomatic mission to Djibouti

The meetings reaffirmed the two Countries’ interest in further reinforcing cooperation between Djibouti and Italy

On 30 and 31 July, the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Emanuela Del Re, went on a joint diplomatic mission to Djibouti with the Minister of Defence, Elisabetta Trenta, to attend several significant initiatives promoted at the Italian Military Support Base (BMIS) “Amedeo Guillet”, concomitantly to the…

Nigeria Rugby Football Federation (NRFF)
Source: Nigeria Rugby Football Federation (NRFF) |

Rugby - Nigeria: Black Stallions XV departs for Ghana for West African Series

Team coach Bronson Weir who released the final team's list yesterday admonish corporate organisations to support the development of the sport in the country

The Nigeria Rugby National team 'Black Stallions' have departed Lagos on Sunday for Elimina, Ghana for the West African Tri-nations Championship series which began today with Cote d' Ivoire beating the hosts Ghana 22 – 12 at the Nduom Sports Stadium, Elimina. Speaking at the team's hotel earlier today, Technical…