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Temenos, provider of the world’s #1 banking software, named one of the best workplaces in the UAE

Combining innovation, fast growth, leading technology, and a culture of excellence and social responsibility, Temenos is recognized for its commitment to its people, and creating a vibrant, fulfilling workplace

Temenos (SIX: TEMN) (www.Temenos.com), the banking software company, has been recognized as one of the best places to work in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Temenos has been cited as the 12th best company to work for in the country, putting it in the top 5% of companies in the UAE,…

Source: United Nations - Security Council |

Political Changes in Sudan Could Affect Mandate of African Union-United Nations Hybrid Operation in Darfur, Joint Special Representative Tells Security Council

Darfur has seen significant improvements in security, with some displaced people returning home but 1.6 million remaining displaced

Members Echo Sudan’s Representative in Describing Recent Events as Internal Matter Not Warranting External Discussion, Interference The planned withdrawal of the African Union-United Nations Hybrid Operation in Darfur (UNAMID) by 30 June 2020 is on track, but the political situation in Sudan has changed drastically and could affect implementation of…

Source: United Nations Information Centre - Cairo |

21 teams compete in Egypt’s 2030 Hackathon to achieve Zero Hunger and Gender Equality

Participants will be introduced to information, opportunities and challenges as well as programs targeting Zero Hunger and Gender Equality

The United Nations Egypt in partnership with the Ministry of Social Solidarity, RiseUp, and PepsiCo are organizing a three-day Hackathon where 21 teams of youth aged between 18-29 will compete to offer innovative digital solutions designed to tackle two of Egypt’s national development priorities and Sustainable Development Goals, Zero Hunger…

Source: Siemens AG |

Siemens launches Atlas of Digitalization to measure readiness and potential for City 4.0

Atlas identifies digital readiness and potential for six cities: Dubai, Los Angeles, London, Buenos Aires, Taipei and Johannesburg

Siemens (www.Siemens.co.za) has launched a new web-based application which reveals the readiness and potential of six major cities to embrace digitalization and develop new ways of living, working and interacting. The Atlas of Digitalization focuses on 3 interconnected themes - Mobility, Sustainability and Opportunity – and assesses how the fourth…

Source: United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) |

Africa making progress in using Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) to achieve Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) but more still needs to be done

Session raised opportunities for scaling up actions considering the role of STI in accelerating efforts to achieve the SDGs under review by Africa Regional Forum on Sustainable Development (ARFSD5)

The Africa Regional Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) Forum was one of the pre-events of the fifth session of the Africa Regional Forum on Sustainable Development (ARFSD 5) that took place Tuesday at the Palais des Congrès de la Palmeraie in Marrakech, Morocco. The session raised opportunities for scaling up…

Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Republic of Poland
Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Republic of Poland |

Economic and security cooperation discussed in Cairo

The Polish foreign minister and his Egyptian counterpart Sameh Hassan Shoukry discussed bilateral relations with a focus on economic, security and defence cooperation, as well as cultural, scientific, and tourist links

“Egypt is one of Poland’s key partners in Africa and in the Arab world,” said the chief of Polish diplomacy Jacek Czaputowicz on Sunday, on the first day of his working visit to Egypt. The Polish foreign minister and his Egyptian counterpart Sameh Hassan Shoukry discussed bilateral relations with a…

Source: Embassy of India, Cairo, Egypt |

Indian Folk Dance Performance at Gomhouriya Theater

Bundeli Lok Nritya Natya Kala Parishad, from the State of Madhya Pradesh, represents a rich spectrum of creative endeavor in folk art forms

The Maulana Azad Centre for Indian Culture, Embassy of India, Cairo, in cooperation with the Egyptian Ministry of Culture is organizing  an Indian Folk Dance Performance by Bundeli Lok Nritya Natya Kala Parishad at Gamhouriya Theatre on 22/04/2019 at 8.00PM. Bundeli Lok Nritya Natya Kala Parishad, from the State of…

U.S. Embassy in Mozambique
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U.S. Government delivers more than 700 Metric Tons of Humanitarian Assistance to Mozambicans impacted by Cyclone Idai

On March 20, USAID deployed a Disaster Assistance Response Team (DART) to coordinate the U.S. government’s response efforts

The amount of humanitarian supplies delivered to Mozambique by the U.S. Government has surpassed 700 metric tons.  This includes eight commercial flights chartered by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) to deliver relief supplies from U.S. Government warehouses in Pisa, Italy and Dubai, United Arab Emirates, and eight U.S.…

Source: Republic of Turkey, Ministry of Foreign Affairs |

Press Release Regarding the Visit of H.E. Mamadou Tangara, Minister of Foreign Affairs, International Cooperation and the Gambians Abroad of the Republic of The Gambia

H.E. Mamadou Tangara Minister of Foreign Affairs, International Cooperation and the Gambians Abroad of the Republic of The Gambia will pay a visit to Turkey on 18-19 April 2019. During the visit, all aspects of our bilateral relations will be discussed and views on regional and international issues will be…

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‘A global measles crisis’ is well underway, UN agency chiefs warn

Living in countries where healthcare systems are challenged by poverty and conflict, many lack access to effective vaccines

Noting a 300 per cent surge in the number of measles cases during the first three months of this year, compared to the same period last year, two UN agency heads declared on Monday that we now stand “in the middle of a global measles crisis” “Cases have soared across…