Source: International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) |

Immediate action needed as millions face hunger in Southern Africa, warns the Red Cross

The Red Cross Red Crescent Movement already has ongoing operations on food insecurity in Eswatini, Namibia, Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia and Zimbabwe

Hunger is threatening the lives of 11 million people in Southern Africa due to deepening drought and in the region. Red Cross teams across Botswana, Eswatini, Lesotho, Mozambique, Namibia and Zambia are scaling up their response to emergency and crisis levels of food insecurity. “This year’s drought is unprecedented, causing…

Source: UN Information Centre in Pretoria (UNIC) |

As Africa gains development ground, new inequalities emerge, says new United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) report

The Report analyzes inequality in three dimensions beyond income, beyond averages, and beyond today and proposes a battery of policy options to tackle it

African countries have made significant strides in advancing human development, gaining ground on primary education and health. But a new generation of inequalities is opening up that, left unchecked, threatens to undermine further progress and make it harder for those already behind to catch up.   So finds the United…

Source: Horasis: The Global Visions Community |

Former President Koroma hosts The Chairman of Horasis

Frank-Jurgen Richter, formerly director of the World Economic Forum, is visiting in preparation for the 2020 Horasis Global Meeting

Sierra Leone's distinguished statesman, former President Dr. Ernest Bai Koroma, has hosted Dr. Frank-Jurgen Richter, Chairman of Horasis.  Frank-Jurgen Richter, formerly director of the World Economic Forum, is visiting in preparation for the 2020 Horasis Global Meeting. It could be recalled that during the April 2019 Horasis meeting in Cascais,…

Source: The Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany - Windhoek |

Conference “The Fourth Industrial Revolution: Opportunities and Challenges for Namibia”

The conference will take place on 6 and 7 December 2019 at the University of Namibia and is supported by the German Federal Foreign Office’s Science Diplomacy Fund

The Association of Namibian German Alumni (ANGA) is hosting its inaugural Alumni Conference on the topic “The Fourth Industrial Revolution: Opportunities and Challenges for Namibia”. The conference will take place on 6 and 7 December 2019 at the University of Namibia and is supported by the German Federal Foreign Office’s…

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The Franco-Namibian Cultural Center (FNCC) welcomes Ombetja Yehinga Organisaton (OYO) dancers for World AIDS Day

France is proud to be the second largest historical contributor to the Global Fund to Fight AIDS

France is strongly committed to the fight against AIDS. France is proud to be the second largest historical contributor to the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, with €4.61 billion paid since its creation in 2002. Following the sixth Global Fund Replenishment Conference held in Lyon, France, on…

Source: U.S. Department of State |

Assistant Secretary for Energy Resources Francis R. Fannon Press Correspondent's Room, Washington, D.C.

The concept of the trip, was to southern Africa and then went on to Abu Dhabi for Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition & Conference (ADIPEC)

By Francis R. Fannon, Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Energy Resources Great.  Thank you.  Good to be here. I was on a bit of a tour.  I just thought I’d give a quick readout of some of the work we’re doing.  But at the – the founding kind of idea, the…

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Growing African printing and signage industries to benefit from SGI Dubai 2020

SGI Dubai will be held at Dubai World Trade Centre from January 12th to 14th 2020

According to International Expo Consults (https://IECDubai.com), the organisers of the SGI Dubai show, the signage and wide format printing industry in the African continent would immensely benefit from the upcoming SGI Dubai 2020 trade show. The show currently in its 23rd consecutive year will be held at the iconic, Dubai…

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Ghana Rugby Eagles lift Victory and Twyford MD in appreciation

Mr Li attended the historic first match of the new Rugby Africa Cup 2020 at the Nduom Sports Stadium in Elmina-Ghana as a guest of honour

The Ghana Rugby (Ghana.Rugby) National Men’s Fifteens Team, the Ghana Eagles, not only lifted the victory on 23 November 2019 in Elmina-Ghana when it beat the Botswana Vultures by 36 points to 25 in the crucial Rugby Africa Cup Elimination Match but also lifted the MD of Twyford Ghana Ceramics…

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Official handover at ‘Bright Hill Pre-School’ in Okuryangava

The main focus of the Bright Hill Pre-School is the early childhood education of 3-6 year old children

On 23 November 2019, the official handover of a solar system took place at Bright Hill Pre-School in Windhoek-Okuryangava. The solar system and a security fence were sponsored this year by the micro-project fund of the German Embassy with an amount of N$ 85,244.00 (approx. 5,400.00 EUR). Ambassador Herbert Beck…

Source: Africa Oil Week |

CORRECTION: Total builds on Brulpadda success to herald new era for South Africa

The Brulpadda well results will be integrated with the 3D seismic data ahead of the drilling programme in 2020

One of the most important discoveries of the year took place 175km off the southern coast of South Africa where Total has made a gas condensate discovery on the Brulpadda prospects, located on Block 11B/12B in the Outeniqua Basin. The exploration well encountered 57 metres of net gas condensate play…