Source: Embassy of the People's Democratic Republic of Algeria to Japan |

The Seventh Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD 7)

The Prime Minister of Algeria met the Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo ABE, in the context of the summit meeting held on 28th of August 2019

From 28th to 30th of August, the Seventh Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD 7) was held in Yokohama, Japan. The Algerian Prime Minister H.E. Mr. Noureddine BEDOUI, accompanied by the Minister of Foreign Affairs H.E. Mr. Sabri BOUKADOUM, participated in this important conference as a substitute for the…

Source: Embassy of the People's Democratic Republic of Algeria to Japan |

The Seventh Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD 7)

The Algerian Prime Minister H.E. Mr. Noureddine BEDOUI, accompanied by the Minister of Foreign Affairs H.E. Mr. Sabri BOUKADOUM, participated in this important conference

From 28th to 30th of August, the Seventh Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD 7) was held in Yokohama, Japan. The Algerian Prime Minister H.E. Mr. Noureddine BEDOUI, accompanied by the Minister of Foreign Affairs H.E. Mr. Sabri BOUKADOUM, participated in this important conference as a substitute for the…

Source: UN Information Centre in Pretoria (UNIC) |

Dr. Esther Mahlangu receives the first United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Southern Africa NGO & Multi-Stakeholder Award in recognition of inclusivity & empowerment

UNHCR’s Assistant High Commissioner (Operations) Mr. George Okoth-Obbo will be attending the event from UNHCR Headquarters

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, in cooperation with the Nelson Mandela Foundation, will organize the first ever UNHCR Africa Consultations with NGOs and Multi-stakeholders under the theme “Whole of Society Approach – Working better together” in Johannesburg on 10-11 September. UNHCR’s Assistant High Commissioner (Operations) Mr. George Okoth-Obbo will be…

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Thailand |

7th Tokyo International Conference on African Development

Thai delegation headed by H.E. Mrs. Pornpimol Kanchanalak, Advisor to the Minister of Foreign Affairs, attended the 7th Tokyo International Conference on African Development

On 25 August-1 September 2019, an official Thai delegation headed by H.E. Mrs. Pornpimol Kanchanalak, Advisor to the Minister of Foreign Affairs, attended the 7th Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD) in Yokohama, Japan, with the participation of heads of states and representatives from over 40 countries in Africa.…

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan |

Courtesy Call on Prime Minister Shinzo Abe by H.E. Ms. Isatou Touray, Vice-President of The Gambia

Prime Minister Abe stated that Japan is cooperating with The Gambia to improve access to safe water in order to strengthen human security

On August 31, for about 10 minutes, from 10:10 a.m., Prime Minister Shinzo Abe received a courtesy call from H.E. Ms. Isatou Touray, Vice-President of the Republic of The Gambia. The overview of the courtesy call is as follows. Vice-President Touray participated in the Seventh Tokyo International Conference on African…

International Organization for Migration (IOM)
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Source: International Organization for Migration (IOM) |

International Organization for Migration (IOM), Private Agribusiness agree to promote Youth Employment in Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone has one of the highest youth unemployment rates in Africa, indeed in the entire world

It’s been more than 15 years since the end of Sierra Leone’s civil war – and later a devastating Ebola outbreak – both of which combined to make an underperforming economy difficult to revive. Sierra Leone has one of the highest youth unemployment rates in Africa, indeed in the entire…

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Source: National Basketball Association (NBA) |

Record 54 Current NBA Players To Compete In 2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup

National Team Rosters feature current NBA Players from 21 NBA Teams

A record 54 current NBA (https://in.NBA.com) players will be featured on national team rosters at the 2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup in China, up from 45 in 2014.  The tournament, which tipped off Saturday, Aug. 31, will feature a record 103 combined current NBA players, NBA draftees, and players with…

Source: African Development Bank Group (AfDB) |

7th Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD7): Invest in Africa’s food markets to win the war on hunger and boost nutrition – African Development Bank

“There is a business case for governments to invest in grey matter – Jennifer Blanke

By investing in Africa’s food markets, governments can win the fight against stunting and improve nutrition across the continent. And with support from institutions like the African Development Bank (www.AfDB.org), the results would be a win-win situation for all. “What a huge potential the food markets represent. “Feed Africa,” which…

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan |

Japan-Botswana Foreign Ministers’ Meeting

Minister Dow is visiting Japan to attend the Seventh Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD7) held from August 28 to 30

On August 29, for about 20 minutes commencing at 9:40 a.m., in Yokohama, Mr. Kono Taro, Minister for Foreign Affairs, held a Foreign Ministers’ meeting with H. E. Dr. Unity Dow, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of the Republic of Botswana. The overview of the meeting is as…

The Tony Elumelu Foundation
Source: The Tony Elumelu Foundation |

Elumelu Challenges Japan – “Partner with us in Empowering African Entrepreneurs”

Mr. Elumelu’s statement captured his vision of a relationship between Japan and Africa, which prioritises economic and shared prosperity

Achim Steiner, UNDP Administrator Praises Tony Elumelu’s Private-Sector Led Approach to African Development; President of South Africa, H.E. Cyril Ramaphosa: “If you want really good returns, as Tony Elumelu said, come to Africa”; Elumelu Champions Job Creation in Africa at Breakfast Meeting with President of Rwanda and UNICEF Executive Director.…