EXX Africa
Source: EXX Africa |

Threats to African Borders

Specialist intelligence firm EXX Africa publishes a new report looking into current threats to Africa’s borders as the world seeks to combat increasingly dangerous perils such as illegal immigration, transnational crime, and terrorism

EXX Africa (www.EXXAfrica.com) published a special report on Threats to African Borders. With 54 countries and a continental coastline of 30,500 km that spans the Mediterranean sea in the north, the Suez Canal and the Red Sea in the northeast, the Indian Ocean in the east, and the Atlantic Ocean…

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

Minister Shahid meets with Foreign Minister of Mauritius

The two ministers spoke on ways to enhance the bilateral ties between the two countries

The Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Maldives, His Excellency Abdulla Shahid has met with the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Regional Integration and International Trade of Mauritius, His Excellency Nandcoomar Bodha. At the meeting held on the sidelines of the ongoing Indian Ocean Conference at Paradise Island Resort,…

Source: Ministry for Foreign Affairs and Trade Promotion of the Republic of Malta |

A pressing need for a coherent United Nations Security Council (UNSC) approach to Libya

Minister Abela recalled his recent meeting, in Malta, with the UN Secretary-General’s Special Representative and Head of the UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL), Ghassan Salamé

Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade Promotion, Carmelo Abela, spoke – at an informal meeting of EU Foreign Ministers (Gymnich) in Helsinki – on the pressing need for a coherent United Nations Security Council (UNSC) approach on Libya, especially at this juncture, when no less than five EU Member States…

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    • In the year to date, more than 850 people have died or gone missing attempting to cross the Mediterranean Sea to Europe
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Source: United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) |

Scores of people drowned off coast of Libya in latest Mediterranean shipwreck

A rescue operation, carried by the Libyan Coast Guard and local fisherman, has been underway since this morning and is ongoing

At least 40 people are estimated to have drowned off the coast of Libya in the latest boat disaster on the Mediterranean. This shocking incident has prompted UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency to renew its urgent call for action to save lives. Some 60 survivors have been rescued and brought…

Source: United Kingdom Foreign and Commonwealth Office |

UK Minister for Armed Forces Rt. Hon Mark Lancaster visits Ghana

The UK’s Minister for Armed Forces Rt Hon. Mark Lancaster will visit Ghana from 26th to 28th August 2019 and other partner countries in West Africa

The UK’s Minister for Armed Forces Rt Hon. Mark Lancaster will visit Ghana from 26th to 28th August 2019 and other partner countries in West Africa. His visit is reflective of the strong and enduring partnership Ghana and the UK share, reaffirming the UK-Ghana defence relationship, whilst reinforcing the UK’s…

Source: British High Commission Victoria |

New High Commissioner to Seychelles Patrick Lynch presents credentials

The United Kingdom’s new High Commissioner to the Republic of Seychelles, His Excellency Patrick Lynch today presented his letter of introduction to the President of the Republic of Seychelles, Mr Danny Faure

President Danny Faure and High Commissioner Patrick Lynch discussed the further strengthening of well-established bilateral ties between the two countries. The new High Commissioner also expressed his enthusiasm to continue the progress that has been made across a number of priority areas. Following the ceremony, High Commissioner Patrick Lynch said:…

Embassy of the United States - Accra - Ghana
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Source: Embassy of the United States - Accra - Ghana |

United States of America Supports Ghana’s Fisheries and Coastal Environment Development Agenda

The conference presented an opportunity to share and exchange information and discuss new scientific findings related to fisheries and coastal management

The Ministry of Fisheries and Aquaculture Development and the Fisheries Commission with support from the United States Government, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID),  organized a three-day conference, from August 19-21, 2019, in Accra to highlight and discuss successes, lessons learned, opportunities, and challenges in the fisheries sector…

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of The State of Qatar |

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Meets Somali Prime Minister

During the meeting, they reviewed bilateral relations as well as issues of common concern

HE Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani met on Monday with HE Prime Minister of the Federal Republic of Somalia Hassan Ali Khayre, during His Excellency's visit to Somalia. During the meeting, they reviewed bilateral relations as well as issues of common concern.…

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    • The line boring application is part of the on-site machining services of Voith in Southern Africa
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Source: Voith |

Voith launches on-site machining and service tools capabilities for Southern Africa

Successful launch event in August 2019 in South Africa

On-site machining and service tools applicable for the hydropower industry and key processing industries in Africa; Increased plant up-time and cost-effective workshop-quality machining; Successful launch event in August 2019 in South Africa. The technology group Voith (www.Voith.com) is strengthening its hydropower service portfolio for Southern Africa. On 15th August 2019,…

Mauritius Tourism Promotion Authority
Source: Mauritius Tourism Promotion Authority |

The Mauritius Top Five….Beyond the Beach! Island paradise opens up to East Africa with daily direct flights from Nairobi

Mauritius is a year-round destination for golfing holidays with 10 international-standard 18-hole courses and three nine-hole courses offering breathtaking views

Mauritius is firmly established as a favoured destination for South African travellers, and now the Indian Ocean island is attracting visitors from Kenya and East Africa with daily direct flights from Nairobi .Intra-African tourism is increasingly attractive for Africa’s emerging middle class and increasingly important for African economies. The type of…