Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan |

Foreign Minister Kono Pays a Courtesy Call on His Excellency Nana Addo Dankwa AKUFO-ADDO President of the Republic of Ghana

Minister Kono mentioned that Japan would support the development of Ghana

On December 11, commencing at 4:00 p.m. for approximately 15 minutes, Mr. Taro Kono, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Japan, paid a courtesy call on His Excellency Nana Addo Dankwa AKUFO-ADDO President of the Republic of Ghana, who is paying a visit to Japan. The overview of the courtesy call…

Source: Embassy of the Republic of Angola in Japan |

Minister of Energy and Water Visits Japan

Since June 2017, experts from Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) and Tokyo Electric Power Services Co. Ltd. (TEPSCO) have carried out a study of Angola’s energy needs as part of the Electricity Master Plan (2018-2040)

The Minister of Energy and Water, H. E. Mr. João Baptista Borges, is in Japan for a four-day visit at the invitation of the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA). The Minister leads an important delegation composed of senior representatives of the Public Electricity Generation Company (PRODEL-EP), the National Electricity Distribution…

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Source: Embassy of Japan in Zambia |

2018 Japanese Ambassador’s Judo Tournament

The results in this tournament are so significant as to affect the selection for the national team

On 24th November 2018, the Embassy of Japan in Zambia co-hosted the 30th Japanese Ambassador’s Judo Tournament with the Zambia Judo Association at the Olympic Youth Development Center (OYDC). About 200 male and female Judokas participated in male and female individual competitions by age, for 8 championships, and gender and…

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Seychelles |

Joint Press Statement by the Foreign Ministers of Japan and Seychelles

The two Ministers expressed their commitment to enhancing cooperation to maintain and strengthen a free and open maritime order based on the rule of law

H.E. Mr. Taro Kono, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Japan, and H.E. Mr. Vincent Meriton, Vice President and Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Seychelles, held a meeting and discussed a wide range of issues, on the occasion of Vice President Meriton’s visit to Japan from December 1…

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Source: Kenya Rugby Union (KRU) |

Shujaa Finish 13th as curtains fall on CapeTown7s

Their day two kicked off with the Challenge Trophy Quarterfinal where they lost 31-34 to Argentina, the eventual Challenge Trophy winners. This loss automatically dropped them to the 13th place semi final where they played the loser of the third Challenge Trophy between Canada and Zimbabwe

Shujaa (ShujaaPride.com) wrapped up their Cape Town7s campaign two positions higher than they did in Dubai7s last weekend. The team finished in the third place after seeing off Wales Rugby 33-26 in the final. Their day two kicked off with the Challenge Trophy Quarterfinal where they lost 31-34 to Argentina, the…

Source: Embassy of Japan in Zambia |

The 11th Investment Focus Group Meeting on the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Investment Policy Framework

Japan has been supporting promotion of Southern African Development Community (SADC) sustainable industrialization

The 11th Investment Focus Group Meeting on the SADC Investment Policy Framework took place in Lusaka on 19th of November. Mr. Hidenobu Sobashima, Ambassador of Japan to the Republic of Zambia, attended its session 1 “Update to the NEPAD-OECD Sustainable Investment Programme for Africa.” In his speech Ambassador Sobashima introduced…

Source: Embassy of Japan in Rwanda |

Dance workshop by Japanese dancer in Kigali

On November 28, the Embassy of Japan organized a dance workshop with a Japanese dancer, Mr. Takanori Nakagome, at the private kindergarten / primary school Umuco Mwiza in Kigali

Mr. Nakagome is visiting Rwanda following Ghana and Zambia to conduct a cross-cultural exchange with children in Africa with a support of the Japan Foundation, the Japanese government institution on international cultural exchange. During the workshop, students showed a Rwandan traditional dance and Mr. Nakagome performed his professional dance, and…

Source: Embassy of Japan in Zambia |

Press Tour on Japan’s Development Cooperation in Zambia

The group of the media and the delegation of the Embassy of Japan visited Mansa, Mwense and Samfya Districts in Luapula Province, about 800km from Lusaka

 The Embassy of Japan hosted a Press Tour in Luapula Province for the major media in Zambia from 29th October to 1st November 2018, in which 6 journalists from 3 newspapers, 1 TV station and 1 radio station participated. The tour aims to create the opportunities for the national media…