Source: United Arab Emirates Ministry of Foreign Affairs & International Coperation |

Dr. Anwar Gargash receives letter addressed to His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed from Liberia's President

The letter was collected in a meeting held between Dr. Gargash and Gbehzohngar Milton Findley, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Liberia

Dr. Anwar bin Mohammed Gargash, Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, has received a letter addressed to His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, from President George Weah of Liberia. The letter was collected in…

The World Bank Group
Source: The World Bank Group |

20 Top Francophone African Start-Ups Enter World Bank Group Tech Acceleration Program

L’Afrique Excelle's start-ups specialize in tech solutions for the African market designed to expand reach and access to services

Twenty of the most promising Francophone African tech start-ups will participate in the L’Afrique Excelle (Afrique-Excelle.com) residency in Mali, a full-week bootcamp set to kick off the Francophone edition of the World Bank Group’s XL Africa (www.XL-Africa.com), tech start-up accelerator. From March 24 to 30, entrepreneurs will have the opportunity to…

The World Bank Group
Source: The World Bank Group |

20 Top Francophone African Start-Ups Enter World Bank Group Tech Acceleration Program

L’Afrique Excelle's start-ups specialize in tech solutions for the African market designed to expand reach and access to services

Twenty of the most promising Francophone African tech start-ups will participate in the L’Afrique Excelle (Afrique-Excelle.com) residency in Mali, a full-week bootcamp set to kick off the Francophone edition of the World Bank Group’s XL Africa (www.XL-Africa.com), tech start-up accelerator. From March 24 to 30, entrepreneurs will have the opportunity to…

L'association du Salon Halieutis
Source: L'association du Salon Halieutis |

Halieutis Fair: The 5th edition broke all records!

More than 300 exhibitors, including 46% international exhibitors

More than 50,000 visitors walked in the aisles of the Fair; Coverage of the event was provided by more than 200 journalists from Morocco and from around the world; More than 300 exhibitors, including 46% international exhibitors; Around 40 nationalities were represented this year Organized under the High Patronage of His Majesty the…

Source: Africa Regional Media Hub |

March 13 Telephonic Press Briefing on Obangame Express 2019

Exercise Obangame Express is a multinational maritime exercise sponsored by U.S. Africa Command that brings together African, European, South American, and U.S. forces

March 13  Briefing with U.S. Navy Captain Eric Conzen, Commodore of U.S. Military Sealift Command Europe and Africa and Exercise Director for Obangame Express 2019, and Nigerian Rear Admiral Obed Habila Ngalabak, The Flag Officer Commanding Western Naval Command. EVENT: Please join us on Wednesday, March 13, 2019, at 14:00 GMT…

Source: Africa Regional Media Hub |

March 13 Briefing with U.S. Navy Captain Eric Conzen, Commodore of U.S. Military Sealift Command Europe and Africa and Exercise Director for Obangame Express 2019, and Nigerian Rear Admiral Obed Habila Ngalabak, The Flag Officer Commanding Western Naval Command.

The speakers will discuss the merits of an exercise designed to improve regional cooperation

EVENT: Please join us on Wednesday, March 13, 2019, at 14:00 GMT for a telephonic press conference with U.S. Navy Captain Eric Conzen, Commodore of U.S. Military Sealift Command Europe and Africa and Exercise Director for Obangame Express 2019, and Nigerian Rear Admiral Obed Habila Ngalabak, The Flag Officer Commanding Western Naval Command.…

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Study Shows Health of Ebola Survivors in Liberia Has Improved: One-year results from Partnership for Research on Ebola Virus in Liberia (PREVAIL) 3 published in the New England Journal of Medicine

PREVAIL 3, launched in 2015, is the largest study comparing the health of 966 Ebola survivors and 2,350 of their uninfected close contacts

A five-year study of Ebola survivors in Liberia (funded by the U.S. National Institutes of Health, or NIH) has found that although certain health problems remain more common among survivors than among their household and sexual contacts who never had the virus, overall, the health of survivors improved during their…

Source: African Development Bank Group (AfDB) |

Visiting African Development Bank Governors from West Africa laud Bank’s transformative projects

“The African Development Bank is the answer for Africa’s development,” Governors acknowledge in annual consultative meetings

Governors representing the African Development Bank (www.AfDB.org) West Africa region held consultative meetings with the institution’s President and senior management in Abidjan on Monday, where they took stock of the Bank’s accelerated engagement in the region. Three hundred and seventy transformative Bank projects valued at US $11.3 billion between 2010-2017…

Orange
Source: Orange |

Orange launches « Sanza », the phone which democratises access to Internet in Africa

Beginning April 2019, Orange customers in Mali, Burkina Faso and Côte d’Ivoire will have access to a new category of smart feature phones powered by KaiOS, the operating system from KaiOS Technologies

At Mobile World Congress, Orange (www.Orange.com) partners with KaiOS Technologies (www.KaiOSTech.com) and UNISOC (www.UNISOC.com) to launch a phone with voice recognition at $US 20 in 16 countries in Africa and the Middle-East : Botswana, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Central Africa Republic, Democratic Republic of Congo, Côte d’Ivoire, Egypt, Guinea Bissau, Guinea Conakry,…

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Aleph Hospitality Signs Deal with Marriott International to Manage the First Four Points by Sheraton in Liberia

Four Points by Sheraton Monrovia to become first internationally-branded hotel in Liberia

Pioneering hospitality management company, Aleph Hospitality (www.AlephHospitality.com), today announced the signing of a franchise agreement with Marriott International for the first Four Points by Sheraton (Four-Points.Marriott.com) hotel in Liberia. Located in the capital city, Monrovia, the hotel is due to become the first internationally branded hotel in the country upon…