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    • Dr Fabian Ndenzako, the WHO Representative a.i. for South Sudan during the handover ceremony at Juba International Airport
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WHO and the Government of Japan establish a port health facility at Juba International Airport to enhance public health security in South Sudan

Maintain capacities at points of entry to mitigate the risk of cross-border disease spread and preserve international public health security

To improve capacity for coordination and communication to mitigate the risk of cross-border spread of disease and other public health threats, WHO with support from the Government of Japan has established and handed over a port health facility at the Juba International Airport to the Ministry of Health in South…

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Ambassador and Madam Horie's Appearance on TV (KBC "Good Morning Kenya")

Ambassador Horie talked about Japan’s economic and technical cooperation with Kenya and some of the Embassy’s activities

On 6th September 2021, H. E. Ambassador HORIE Ryoichi and Madam Horie were on the Good Morning Kenya talk show on KBC. During his interview with the Programme Host, Mr. Victor Oloo, Ambassador Horie talked about Japan’s economic and technical cooperation with Kenya and some of the Embassy’s activities such…

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Chairperson of Asia Pacific and Africa Women’s Economic Association called on H.E. The Ambassador

Ms. Nakamori updated the Ambassador on the coming 1st Asia Pacific and Africa Women’s Economic Exchange Summit scheduled to be held in March 2022

Ms. Fukuyo Nakamori, Chairperson of Asia Pacific and Africa Women’s Economic Association and former Member of the House of Representatives, called on H.E. Amb. Tabu Irina on 1st September 2021. Ms. Nakamori updated the Ambassador on the coming 1st Asia Pacific and Africa Women’s Economic Exchange Summit scheduled to be…

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The Government of Japan donates $1.8 million to support food assistance in Northern Mozambique

The US$ 1.8 million donated by Japan will support WFP to purchase emergency food and improve the nutrition of more than 25,000 people displaced by violence in Cabo Delgado

The Government of Japan provided JPY 200 million (US$1.8 million) to the World Food Programme (WFP) in Mozambique to address food insecurity in communities affected by the ongoing violence and displacement of people in the Cabo Delgado province. The US$ 1.8 million donated by Japan will support WFP to purchase…

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    • WFP supports over 500,000 children with school meals in Burundi. Photo: WFP/Hugh Rutherford
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Burundi: A contribution of fish from Japan buoys the diets of schoolchildren

High in protein, vitamins, and minerals, mackerel are being supplied to 270,000 pupils in the most food-insecure regions

“I want to work in finance and ensure that my family has a good life,” says 14-year-old Niyibizi, a student at a primary school in Muyinga province in northern Burundi. Niyibizi is one of over 500,000 children in more than 700 schools who receive daily school meals which include rice, maize flour,…

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Japan Contributes to Explosive Hazard Management in Somalia

The Japanese government supports UNMAS’ efforts which strengthens the Somali government’s capacity to cope with internal insecurity by providing technical support to the Police force

Explosive hazards continue to have a detrimental impact on peacebuilding and state building in Somalia. Over the past years, extremist groups have continued to use improvised explosive devices (IEDs) as the preferred weapon targeting AMISOM and Somali Security Forces. In addition, indirect fire, explosive remnants of war (ERW), and legacy…

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Record 121 NBA and WNBA Players to Compete in 2020 Tokyo Olympics

27 NBA Teams and 10 WNBA Teams Represented on National Team Rosters

A record 121 NBA (www.NBA.com) and WNBA players are featured on national team rosters for the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan. The men’s and women’s 5x5 competitions will feature a record 49 current NBA players and a record 29 current WNBA players, as well as 16 former NBA and…

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Integral Secures Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 Exclusive Free to Air Media Rights Package from Infront

Integral will once again work with Nigeria's most popular broadcaster the NTA Network, to deliver all content on its free-to-air-platform

Integral (www.Integralsande.com), Nigeria’s leading sports marketing and management company, has secured the exclusive rights to broadcast the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 on free-to-air television. This sub-license deal from Infront, a Wanda Sports Group company and the IOC's exclusive rights holder for free-to-air distribution rights in Sub-Saharan Africa, is in addition…

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Rugby sevens pools announced for Tokyo 2020 Olympics

The pools for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic rugby sevens competitions have been announced by World Rugby exactly one month ahead of the men’s final at Tokyo Stadium

Tokyo 2020 Olympic rugby sevens pools announced with less than a month to go; The 12 men’s and 12 women’s teams are in three pools of four teams; Reigning men’s gold and silver medalists Fiji and Great Britain will face hosts Japan; Women’s Olympic champions Australia to play USA, China…

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Mauritius deploys first satellite thanks to United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA) and JAXA KiboCUBE programme

The satellite MIR-SAT1 ‘Mauritius Imagery and Radiocommunications Satellite -1’ is the first satellite of Mauritius

the team from the Mauritius Research and Innovation Council (MRIC), winners of the KiboCUBE programme in 2018, run by the United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA) and the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA), saw their satellite deployed by JAXA from the International Space Station (ISS). MRIC is a…