Source: Delegation of the European Union to the United Republic of Tanzania and the East African Community |

European Union Ambassadors to Tanzania launch 16 Days of Activism against Gender-based Violence

In Tanzania, Team Europe, together with local and international stakeholders, advocates for action to prevent and fight against femicide and GBV

The Ambassador of the European Union, H. E. Manfredo Fanti together with EU Member States’ Ambassadors H. E. Nabil Hajlaoui (France), H. E. Peter Hughebaert (Belgium), H. E. Theresa Zitting (Finland), H. E. Regine Hess (Germany), H. E. Mary O’Neill (Ireland), H. E. Marco Lombardi (Italy), Deputy Ambassador Mr. Job…

Source: International Trade Centre |

Supporting digital solutions for Senegalese farms

The support will focus on cashews through July 2025

To support the growth and competitiveness of agri-tech in Senegal, the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the International Trade Centre officially launched the NTF V project on 13 October in Dakar. As Senegal’s population grows and urbanizes, food self-sufficiency has become a major challenge. Designing new agricultural practices can…

Source: UNFPA Somalia |

The Netherlands adds $2.1 million to United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) Somali Youth Empowerment project

The project is part of the European Union (EU) funded Dalbile Youth Initiative

The Kingdom of the Netherlands has provided UNFPA Somalia with 2.1 million US Dollars to support the “Accelerated Socio-economic Empowerment of Youth in Somalia” project. The project is part of the European Union (EU) funded Dalbile Youth Initiative. The Dalbile Youth Initiative promotes a holistic approach to youth empowerment that…

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Amsterdam Internet Exchange (AMS-IX) and MainData Nigeria Limited (MDXi), an Equinix Company, Sign Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to Launch Neutral Internet Exchange Services in Lagos, Nigeria

AMS-IX will be setting up an internet exchange at MDXi, the carrier-neutral Data Center of MainOne in Lagos Nigeria

AMS-IX (www.AMS-IX.net), one of the largest Internet Exchange operators in the world, and MainData Nigeria Limited (MDXi) (www.MDX-i.com), an Equinix (www.EQUINIX.com) company, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to operate and grow Internet Exchange services in Africa. AMS-IX will be setting up an internet exchange at MDXi, the carrier-neutral Data…

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Qatar v. Ecuador to kick off FIFA World Cup 2022™ on 20 November

The opening match and ceremony of this year’s tournament at Al Bayt Stadium have been brought forward one day following a unanimous decision taken by the Bureau of the FIFA Council today

Opening ceremony and match brought forward one day as stand-alone event; Change in line with long-standing tradition of opening matches involving hosts or reigning champions; Senegal to face the Netherlands at 19:00 on 21 November. The FIFA World Cup 2022™ will kick off with an even greater celebration for local…

Source: World Health Organzation (WHO) - Zimbabwe |

Increasing momentum to address Antimicrobial Resistance in Zimbabwe: Commitment of the government and the UN Country Team

The move is a game-changer as it effectively links AMR to the National Development Strategy

The first global assessment of the burden of Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) revealed that nearly 5 million deaths in 2019[1] were associated with drug-resistant infections. A major driver of AMR is the overuse and misuse of antimicrobials in the human and animal health sectors.[2] Zimbabwe, as other countries of the world, has not…

Source: United Nations Integrated Transition Assistance Mission in Sudan (UNITAMS) |

UNITAMS Spokesperson Welcomes Friends of Sudan Joint Statement

Spokesperson reiterated that UNITAMS will continue to work jointly with the African Union and IGAD, and Sudanese stakeholders in the next phase of the political process

United Nations Integrated Transitional Assistance Mission in Sudan (UNITAMS) Spokesperson welcomes statement released by the Friends of Sudan Group on 29 March 2022, in which the member states affirmed strong support for joint efforts of UNITAMS, the African Union, and the Inter-governmental Authority for Development (IGAD) to facilitate a political…

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FIFA Foundation signed MoUs with Qatar Foundation and Generation Amazing to deliver a range of football initiatives to empower youth and the community of Qatar that go beyond the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ (www.FIFA.com). In addition to the MoU signings, FIFA Foundation, QF and GA also hosted a launch…

Source: European Investment Bank (EIB) |

The Netherlands and European Investment Bank scale up support for water and sanitation projects in developing countries

Investing in safe water and sanitation is investing in a better future for people and our planet

EUR 25 million new Dutch government support for EIB (www.EIB.org) managed Water Sector Fund agreed at DWorld Water Forum; Dutch Special Envoy for International Water Affairs and EIB Vice President confirm strengthened cooperation; New funding will help to deliver sustainable water development goal - SDG 6 The impact of new…

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Ecobank’s leadership in Treasury and Cash Management across Africa recognised at the Global Finance Awards

The Awards Ceremony is scheduled to take place during the annual Sibos conference in Amsterdam, Netherlands in October 2022

Ecobank (www.Ecobank.com), the leading Pan-African Banking Group, has won five prestigious awards at the Global Finance Treasury & Cash Management Awards 2022, including Africa’s Best Bank for Cash Management and Africa’s Best Provider of Short-Term Investments/Money Market Funds. In addition, Ecobank Cameroon, Ecobank Côte d’Ivoire and Ecobank Kenya were all…