Cuba’s Representative Office Abroad
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Secretary General of the Mano River Union Regional Organization visits the Cuban Embassy in Liberia

The Mano River Union is an economic union integration project that was launched by the African countries of Liberia and Sierra Leone in 1973

In the morning hours the Secretary General of the regional organization Mano River Union Her Excellency Ambassador Medina Wesseh Esq, who was received by the head of mission of Cuba in Liberia Mercedes L. Martinez Herrera, visited the headquarters of the Cuban Embassy in the West African country. The atmosphere was…

Source: World Health Organization (WHO) |

Yellow Fever - West and Central Africa

Since the beginning of 2021 and as of 20 December, there have been 300 probable and 88 laboratory confirmed cases of YF

In 2021, nine countries in the WHO African Region (Cameroon, Chad, Central African Republic (CAR), Côte d'Ivoire, the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Ghana, Niger, Nigeria, and Republic of Congo,) reported human laboratory confirmed cases of yellow fever (YF) in areas that are at high risk for the disease and…

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GE Hosts “Girls in STEM” Event in Ivory Coast to Inspire Careers and Increase Gender Diversity in STEM

The aim of the Girls in STEM program is to help shape the perception of STEM careers and shift the gender gap in these key fields

GE (www.GE.com) and Junior Achievement Ivory Coast hosted a “Girls in STEM” event for 100 secondary  school girls to build foundational Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) knowledge; the program was organized as part of GE Gas Power’s commitment to Inclusion and Diversity, to inspire the next generation of women engineers…

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    • Women’s rights organization, Equality Now, urges EAC Chairperson President Uhuru Kenyatta and ECOWAS Chairperson President Akufo-Addo to scale up efforts to end cross-border FGM in their Regional Economic Communities (1)
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    • Women’s rights organization, Equality Now, urges EAC Chairperson President Uhuru Kenyatta and ECOWAS Chairperson President Akufo-Addo to scale up efforts to end cross-border FGM in their Regional Economic Communities (4)
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Women’s rights organization, Equality Now, urges EAC Chairperson President Uhuru Kenyatta and ECOWAS Chairperson President Akufo-Addo to scale up efforts to end cross-border FGM in their Regional Economic Communities

Cross-border Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) was widespread in East and West Africa where lack of regional monitoring and data mechanisms on the cross-border practice remains

Leading women’s rights organization, Equality Now (www.EqualityNow.org), has called on Kenya’s President and Chairperson of the East African Community, Uhuru Kenyatta, and Ghana’s President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, who chairs the Economic Community of West African States to marshal their peers into prioritizing efforts to end the practice of Female…

Radisson Hotel Group
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Radisson Hotel Group Looks Ahead to 2022 as it Wraps up 2021 as a Record Year with Numerous Milestones Achieved

The Group’s aggressive expansion places them firmly on track to boost the current African portfolio of almost 100 hotels currently in operation and under development to its ambition of 150 hotels by 2025

Radisson Hotel Group (https://bit.ly/3ozC7Sl), one of the world’s leading hotel groups, looks optimistically towards 2022 as it positively culminates the year with numerous milestones achieved in Africa over the past twelve months. The Group set a record in the continent this year with 14 signings to date, adding over 2,500…

Source: Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) |

ECOWAS Commission and UNECA organize a technical review of the draft Regional AfCFTA Implementation Strategy

The African Continental Free Trade Area Agreement which entered into force on May 2019 will create the largest free trade area in the world

The ECOWAS Commission, in collaboration with the United Nation Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA), organized a meeting on 23-25 November 2021 in Abidjan – Cote d’Ivoire, to review the draft Regional AfCFTA Implementation Strategy as part of preparations towards a regional validation workshop by ECOWAS Member States. The African Continental…

Source: African Development Bank Group (AfDB) |

2021 Africa Investment Forum Postponed

The African Development Bank Group and the Government of Côte d’Ivoire wish to thank previously expected participants and delegations and look forward to hosting the event at a future date

Following consultations with the Government of Côte d’Ivoire and the Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group (www.AfDB.org), the 2021 Africa Investment Forum scheduled for December 1-3, 2021, in Abidjan, is postponed until further notice. The President of the African Development Bank Group, Dr. Akinwumi Adesina said: “The…

Rugby Africa
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Ghana and Burkina Faso men’s teams secured their qualification for next year’s event along with Ghana’s women’s team

After 11 fixtures, it was Ghana, Burkina Faso, Benin and Cote d’Ivoire who proved indomitable in the attractive contest with hundreds of patrons on the day

Eight male and five female teams put up an exciting and action-packed performance in the Rugby Africa Sevens World Cup qualifiers (www.RugbyAfrique.com) that took place this weekend at the Paa Joe Stadium in Kumasi. On Saturday, after 11 fixtures, it was Ghana, Burkina Faso, Benin and Cote d’Ivoire who proved…

Source: African Development Bank Group (AfDB) |

Invitation to Pre-Africa Investment Forum Press Conference, Monday 29 November

The press conference will take place in hybrid format, with virtual and online participation

Dear members of the press, INVITATION TO PRE-AFRICA INVESTMENT FORUM PRESS CONFERENCE, MONDAY 29 NOVEMBER I am delighted to invite you to participate in a pre-Africa Investment Forum press conference scheduled for Monday 29 November, from 12pm to 1pm GMT. The press conference will take place in hybrid format, with…

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MainOne supports VIPNET with increased capacity

VIPNET is a telecommunications operator that provides connectivity services and technology integration solutions through the national broadband coverage

MainOne (www.MainOne.net), West Africa’s leading connectivity and data centre solutions provider, has upgraded Ivorian ISP, VIPNET’s capacity from 155Mbps to 1Gbps. VIPNET is a telecommunications operator that provides connectivity services and technology integration solutions through the national broadband coverage. Over the years, VIPNET has positioned itself as one of the…