Source: United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) |

Seven children reported killed and scores injured as violence continues in Libya

From Ted Chaiban, UNICEF Regional Director for the Middle East and North Africa

“In the past two weeks, violence has taken a heavy toll on children in Tripoli. “Last Thursday, three children and two women were reportedly killed while driving on a main highway, 16 kilometres from Tripoli. On 14 October, three sisters were reportedly killed, and their mother and a fourth sister…

Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan
Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan |

Egyptian Ambassador calls on Deputy Foreign Minister

The two sides discussed the development of bilateral relations in various fields

Deputy Foreign Minister for Management and Resources Ms. Naheed Esar met with the Ambassador of the Arab Republic of Egypt to Kabul Mr. Hany Saleh Mostafa Ahmad. Appreciating the cooperation of Egypt with Afghanistan, Ms. Esar briefed Ambassador Hany Saleh on women’s role in government, education, freedom of expression, and…

Source: KnowBe4 |

KnowBe4 Africa goes continental with Cyber Security Africa

KnowBe4 Africa aims to make access to its cybersecurity awareness training platform easier for African businesses through CS Africa

KnowBe4 Africa (www.KnowBe4.com) is proud to announce that we are partnering with Cyber Security Africa as our African distributor. KnowBe4 Africa aims to make access to its cybersecurity awareness training platform easier for African businesses through CS Africa and offer a necessary solution to the threat of cybercrime in growing…

African Energy Chamber
Source: African Energy Chamber |

Energy & Natural Resource Security, Inc. CEO praises Ayuk’s New Book with a call for greater dialogue and solutions to protect African energy and natural resources infrastructure

The entire book has practical ideas for strategically harnessing Africa’s oil and gas resources in a manner that is attractive to investors and beneficial to the citizenry of Africa

In his new book, Billions at Play: The Future of African Energy and Doing Deals, leading African energy attorney, NJ Ayuk, maintains that Africans have the power to reverse the so-called “resource curse” and use their continent’s petroleum resources to fuel positive changes—but only if they address unresolved security issues.…

Source: HYCM |

HYCM to Host an Exclusive Advanced Forex Trading Seminar in Dubai

This exclusive event is being held at Dukes The Palm Hotel, Dubai on November 1st from 2:30 pm until 8:30 pm, and is by invitation only

HYCM (www.HYCM.com), an established global forex broker, is presenting its first advanced forex training course, Becoming a Pro Trader: Master the Forex Market. This exclusive event is being held at Dukes The Palm Hotel, Dubai on November 1st from 2:30 pm until 8:30 pm, and is by invitation only. The…

International Organization for Migration (IOM)
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Source: International Organization for Migration (IOM) |

Award-Winning Actress Julia Ormond, Egyptian Actor Asser Yassin join Global Migration Film Festival 2019 Jury

This year over 600 films have been submitted for acceptance by the festival

Emmy-award winning British actress and activist against human trafficking, Julia Ormond, and Egyptian actor, writer and film producer Asser Yassin have added their marquee names and expertise in migration, film-making and visual storytelling to IOM’s 2019 Global Migration Film Festival (GMFF). There’s a saying often attributed to the great Russian writer…

Source: Kingdom of Belgium - Foreign Affairs, Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation |

Didier Reynders confirms Belgium’s commitment to the Children and Armed Conflict agenda

The event welcomes accomplished mediators and child protection experts with experience in all four corners of the world

Today, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs and Defense Didier Reynders invited a group of high-level experts at the Egmont Palace in Brussels to discuss the importance of including child protection issues in peace negotiations. Belgium has played a leading role in this field for years and remains…

Source: National Energy Services Reunited Corp. |

National Energy Services Reunited Corp. to Release Third Quarter 2019 Financial Results on Nov 6th

A conference call is scheduled for 8:00 AM ET on November 6, 2019 to discuss such financial results

National Energy Services Reunited Corp. ("NESR" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: NESR) (NASDAQ: NESRW) (https://www.NESR.com/), a national, industry-leading provider of integrated energy services in the Middle East and North Africa ("MENA") and Asia Pacific regions, today announced that it will release its financial results for the third quarter of 2019 on…

African Energy Chamber
Source: African Energy Chamber |

Negotiating for a better future: Why the good or bad of Russia’s presence in Africa will rely on the continent’s ability to make better deals

Deal-making is what will shape the future of Russia-Africa relations and will tell whether Russia’s renewed influence in the continent is good or bad for its people

By African Energy Chamber Russia’s return to Africa has been the subject of wide media coverage, governmental concerns and civil society reactions in recent weeks, especially as Sochi gears up to host the first ever Russia-Africa Summit next week. Most commentators have come from Europe and North America to voice…

Source: Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) |

UN Women’s Rights Committee to review Andorra, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Cambodia, Iraq, Kazakhstan, Lithuania, and Seychelles

The Committee’s open meetings will take place in Room XVII at the Palais des Nations

The UN Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) is meeting in Geneva from 21 October to 8 November to review the situation of women’s rights in the following countries: Andorra, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Cambodia, Iraq, Kazakhstan, Lithuania, and Seychelles. All the countries under review are party to…