Embassy of Japan in Zambia
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Source: Embassy of Japan in Zambia |

Annual Assembly of Japan Scholars

Japan annually receives about 2 to 3 students from Zambia through the Japanese Government’s Scholarship Program

On 8 February 2019, the Embassy of Japan hosted the Annual Assembly of Japan Scholars, where former and new scholarship students to Japan gathered. At the Assembly, speeches were made by Mr. Hidenobu Sobashima, Ambassador of Japan to the Republic of Zambia, Mr. Mabvuto Sakala, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Higher…

Source: Embassy of Japan in Namibia |

Job vacancy: Personal Assistant to the Ambassador

Please submit your curriculum vitae with a cover letter, stating the reasons for applying for this position, by 25 February, 2019

The Embassy of Japan in Namibia is seeking a highly motivated and suitably qualified individual for a position of Personal Assistant to the Ambassador Duties: Acting as personal assistant and secretary to the Ambassador, including managingtelephone, email and postal correspondence, schedule management, etc. Providing secretarial support to the Deputy Head…

United Kingdom Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Source: United Kingdom Foreign and Commonwealth Office |

Change of Her Majesty's Ambassador to South Sudan: May 2019

Mr Christopher Trott has been appointed Her Majesty's Ambassador to the Republic of South Sudan

Mr Christopher Trott has been appointed Her Majesty's Ambassador to the Republic of South Sudan. Mr Christopher Trott has been appointed Her Majesty’s Ambassador to the Republic of South Sudan in succession to Ms Alison Blackburne who will be transferring to another Diplomatic Service appointment. Mr Trott will take up…

Source: UN Habitat |

UN-Habitat Sudan Receives USD 700,000 from Japan to Support Peaceful Internal Displaced Persons (IDPs) Returns to South Darfur, Sudan

The project will benefit some 17,100 returned Internal Displaced Persons (IDPs) and hosting communities in Dagariss village, located 22 km southwest of Nyala, the capital of South Darfur

Japan has pledged a contribution of USD 700,000 to the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) in Sudan’s project “Emergency Support to IDP Return in Alsalam Locality, South Darfur State” for a period of one year running from March 2019 to March 2020. The project will benefit some 17,100 returned…

Source: Embassy of Japan in Nigeria |

Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Project (GGP) - Grant Contract Signing Ceremony

Japan Grants US$84,092 for a Vocational Training Centre for the Blind under the Federal Ministry of Women Affairs and Social Development

The Government of Japan recently approved a grant project in Nigeria in the amount of US$84,092 under the Japanese Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Projects (GGP). On 7th February 2019, Mr. Shigeru UMETSU, Charge d’Affairs a.i of Japan to the Federal Republic of Nigeria signed the grant contract with…

Embassy of the Republic of Kenya in Japan
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H.E. The Ambassador calls on Hon. Kenji Wakamiya, Chairman of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives

Discussions centered on Counter-Terrorism, TICAD VII to be held in Yokohama and Sustainable Blue Economy Conference follow up actions

H.E. Mr. S.K.Maina, M.B.S. paid a courtesy call on Hon. Kenji Wakamiya, Chairman of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives at his office on Friday 15th February, 2019. During the meeting, Ambassador congratulated the Chairman on his new appointment. The Ambassador sought the support of Japan in Kenya’s…

FACTWIRE NEWS AGENCY
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Legal battle for control of Djibouti Ports comes to Hong Kong

China Merchants Port Holdings controls the controversial 1,150-hectare Port of Hambantota, which Sri Lanka handed over to China on a 99-year lease

One of the world’s largest port operators has sued a Chinese state enterprise in Hong Kong over infringement of its exclusive port agreement with a strategically located African nation, in the city’s first court case involving China’s Belt and Road Initiative. FactWire (www.FactWire.org) has obtained a legal filing by United…

Source: United Kingdom Mission to the United Nations |

UK Statement: Human Rights Council Organisational Meeting

The UK announced that it will be leading on resolutions for Sri Lanka, South Sudan and Syria, at this month's Human Rights Council

Thank you Mr President, I would like to refer to 4 initiatives which the UK will present as part of core groups. These are three resolutions and one joint statement. Firstly, the Core Group on Sri Lanka, comprising Canada, Germany, Macedonia, Montenegro and the UK will present a resolution on…

Source: Africa Regional Media Hub |

MEDIA ADVISORY |  Telephonic Press Briefing with U.S. Ambassador to Burkina Faso Andrew Young and U.S. Air Force Major General Mark Hicks, Commander, Special Operations Command Africa (SOCAFRICA) to discuss the upcoming SOCAFRICA-Sponsored Flintlock 2019 Joint Military Exercise in Burkina Faso

During the briefing, Ambassador Young and Major General Hicks will discuss the U.S.-Burkinabe bilateral relationship, including development and diplomatic efforts

EVENT: Please join us on Wednesday, February 13, 2019, at 14:30 GMT|15:30 WAT|16:30 SAST for a telephonic press briefing with Andrew Young, U.S. Ambassador to Burkina Faso, and U.S. Air Force Major General Mark Hicks, Commander, Special Operations Command Africa.  They will discuss our multiform efforts to reinforce development, security, and diplomatic…

Source: Africa Regional Media Hub |

Telephonic Press Briefing with U.S. Ambassador to Burkina Faso Andrew Young and U.S. Air Force Major General Mark Hicks, Commander, Special Operations Command Africa (SOCAFRICA) to discuss the upcoming SOCAFRICA-Sponsored Flintlock 2019 Joint Military Exercise in Burkina Faso

Wednesday, February 13, 2019, at 14:30 GMT |15:30 WAT |16:30 SAST

EVENT: Please join us on Wednesday, February 13, 2019, at 14:30 GMT|15:30 WAT|16:30 SAST for a telephonic press briefing with Andrew Young, U.S. Ambassador to Burkina Faso, and U.S. Air Force Major General Mark Hicks, Commander, Special Operations Command Africa.  They will discuss our multiform efforts to reinforce development, security, and diplomatic…