Source: United Nations - Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General |

Readout of the Deputy Secretary-General’s meeting with H.E. Mr. Yemi OSINBAJO, Vice President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria

The Deputy Secretary-General thanked the Vice President for the visit

On 24 June 2019, the Deputy Secretary-General met with H. E. Mr. Yemi Osinbajo, Vice President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. The Deputy Secretary-General thanked the Vice President for the visit, conveyed the Secretary-General’s greetings and expressed appreciation for the ongoing collaboration between the United Nations and Nigeria. The…

Source: World Health Organization (WHO) |

States in Nigeria’s South West zone conclude second round of outbreak response

Initial large-scale zonal supplementary immunization activities were coordinated across all States

All six States in the South West Zone have completed the ‘2nd Outbreak Response’ (OBR2) to the circulating Vaccine Derived Polio Virus (cVDPV2) with varying degrees of success. The exercise, implemented on 15 – 24 June, was in response to confirmed reports by the Lagos State Government of environmental strains…

Source: Africa Regional Media Hub |

“The Enduring Partnership between the United States and South Africa" Speech by Assistant Secretary Tibor Nagy

The United States is interested in promoting stronger trade and business ties between Africa and America, to the benefit of the people of both

By U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs Tibor Nagy at The University of the Witwatersrand As prepared [Thank you Deputy Vice Chancellor Vilakazi for the introduction.  I’m grateful to you and to everyone at Wits University and the African Centre for the Study of the United States for…

United Arab Emirates Ministry of Foreign Affairs & International Coperation
Source: United Arab Emirates Ministry of Foreign Affairs & International Coperation |

UAE, Cameroon boosting cooperation

The two sides also explored means of enhancing cooperation in the legislative and parliamentary fields

Fahad Obaid Mohammad Al Taffaq, UAE Ambassador to Nigeria and Non-Resident Ambassador to the Republic of Cameroon, has held meetings with a number of officials and businessmen in Cameroon, and discussed ways to strengthen cooperation with the Central African country in all fields. Al Taffaq visited the capital city Yaounde,…

Source: Centurion Law Group |

Centurion Law Group and Africa Now Foundation Upbeat about 2019 World Refugee Day Impact for Cameroonian refugees

The World Refugee Day (WRD) is celebrated on June 20 every year to commemorate the strength, courage and perseverance of millions of refugees

Centurion Law Group (CenturionLG.com) and Africa Now Foundation, ANF, a charity-based humanitarian organization is optimistic the 2019 World Refugee Day under the theme: “Take a step with refugees,” will create impact, inspire confidence and encourage more global support for Cameroonian refugees in Nigeria.    Centurion Law Group is pleased to join the…

Source: United Nations - Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General |

Security Council Press Statement: Acts of terrorism in Northeast Nigeria

The members of the Security Council expressed their deepest sympathy and condolences to the families of the victims, as well as to the people and Government of Nigeria

The members of the Security Council condemned in the strongest possible terms the terrorist attack on 16 June 2019 at Konduga village near Maiduguri, Nigeria, which resulted in at least 30 killed and others injured. The members of the Security Council expressed their deepest sympathy and condolences to the families…

Source: Africa Regional Media Hub |

Media Advisory | June 27 Briefing with co-hosts of the African Land Forces Summit 2019, U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Robert Cloutier, Commander of U.S. Army Africa, and Botswana Ground Forces Commander Maj. Gen. Molefi M. Seikano, Commander of Botswana Defence Force

The speakers will discuss the importance of regional cooperation between military forces to strengthen security and stability across the African continent

EVENT: Please join us on Thursday, June 27, 2019, at 14:15 GMT for a telephonic press conference with U.S. Army Maj. Gen Roger Cloutier Jr., Commander of U.S. Army Africa, and Botswana Defence Force Maj. Gen. Molefi M. Seikano, Commander Botswana Ground Forces Command. The speakers will discuss the importance…

Source: Commonwealth Secretariat |

Cameroon workshop advances women’s role in peacebuilding

The Commonwealth delivered the workshop in collaboration with the Allamin Foundation for Peace and Development and the International Civil Society Action Network (ICAN)

The Commonwealth has held a training session for more than 30 Cameroonians designed to highlight the role women can play in building peace, understanding conflict and countering violent extremism. Participants from Cameroon’s civil society attended the four-day workshop in Douala. They are involved in supporting women who are on the…

Source: Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) |

FAO’s seed fair links farmers to certified quality seed in northeastern Nigeria

Vouchers were used to redeem the seeds of staple crops like millet, sorghum and cowpea as well as high-value cash crops like groundnut

Gombi local government area lies two hours outside Yola, the capital of Adamawa, and a mere three-hour drive to Cameroon. Nearly all residents farm on some scale, with maize, sorghum, cowpea and groundnut among the most commonly grown and traded crops. When her village was attacked, Adama Aliyu, a 25-year-old…

Source: Office for Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) |

Nigeria’s bankers unite in support of Nigeria’s most vulnerable in a visit to Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) camps in Maiduguri

Nigeria’s private sector is stepping into the realm of humanitarian response and has pledged to contribute resources

Some of Nigeria’s leading bank executives came together to show solidary with their fellow Nigerians affected by the ongoing crisis in Borno State. In a collective visit to two camps for internally displaced people in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital, companies and banks that are part of the Nigeria Humanitarian…