World Council of Churches (WCC)
Source: World Council of Churches (WCC) |

Former World Council of Churches (WCC) executive finds joy working for peace in Ethiopia

Legesse worked tirelessly for the reconciliation process between the previously estranged synods of the church that split into two in 1991 after the political change

Nigussu Legesse shared in the joy a year ago when the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church declared an end to a 27-year-old schism that had torn it apart. That rapprochement set in motion a series of events that are taking him back to his homeland. Legesse was then World Council of…

Source: Africa Regional Media Hub |

Troika Statement on the South Sudan Peace Process

The Troika also welcomes the commitment made by the AU High-Level Ad hoc Committee (theC5) at the AU summit on 6 July to re-engage in South Sudan’s peace process

The Troika (the United States, United Kingdom, and Norway) reaffirm their commitment to the IGAD-led South Sudan peace process and to the lasting peace the people of South Sudan deserve. The significant drop in political violence and the presence of many opposition politicians in Juba are welcome developments. However, with…

CWC Group Limited
Source: CWC Group Limited |

Minister of Energy to provide updates on 2022 LNG Plant Construction at Leading Oil & Gas Congress

The Honourable Minister stated that the project aims conclude in 2028 and will have capacity to produce 10 million tonnes per annum of LNG

Hon. Dr Medard Kalemani, Tanzania’s Minister of Energy, has confirmed his attendance at the Tanzania Oil and Gas Congress this October where he will give updates on the recently announced plans for a syndicate of oil companies to commence construction of the $30bn LNG project in 2022. In March, the…

Source: Human Rights Watch (HRW) |

Central African Republic: New Court Should Step Up Effort

Donors, Government Should Increase Support

The Central African Republic’s Special Criminal Court should intensify investigations and urgently recruit additional staff to deliver justice for war crimes and other serious offenses, Human Rights Watch said today. The new court is operating in a tremendously difficult setting after years of brutal conflict and insecurity in the country and needs greater government…

Source: International Organization for Migration (IOM) |

IOM Launches Quality Control Centre in Nairobi

The Quality Control Centre will support and strengthen IOM’s humanitarian operations in the East and Horn of Africa region

One of the ways to respond quickly and effectively to emergencies is being able to provide humanitarian supplies in a timely manner to those affected by a humanitarian crisis. Having humanitarian supplies ready is one thing but making sure they are of the highest quality is another. Therefore, quality control…

Source: Norwegian Refugee Council |

Boko Haram conflict causing misery to millions 10 years on

Ten years after the first attack launched by the armed group Boko Haram, more than two million people remain displaced from homes in northeast Nigeria

Ten years since the beginning of a violent insurgency in northeast Nigeria, the living conditions for displaced people are continuing to deteriorate at an alarming rate due to inadequate and overcrowded facilities. The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) calls for increased efforts to improve their living conditions and prevent an imminent…

Kofi Annan International Peace Keeping Training Centre (KAIPTC)
Source: Kofi Annan International Peace Keeping Training Centre (KAIPTC) |

Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping Training Centre (KAIPTC) to host flagship Kofi Annan Peace and Security (KAPS) Forum to honour the Late HE Kofi Annan

The theme for the forum is ‘Peace Operations in the Context of Violent Extremism in Africa.’

The Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping Training Centre (KAIPTC) (https://www.KAIPTC.org/) in collaboration with the Federal Government of Germany and the Government of Norway will organize the Kofi Annan Peace and Security (KAPS) Forum to facilitate discussions on evolving trends in peace and security in Africa. Scheduled for 4 -5 September this…

Kofi Annan International Peace Keeping Training Centre (KAIPTC)
Source: Kofi Annan International Peace Keeping Training Centre (KAIPTC) |

Germany, Norway support Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping Training Centre’s (KAIPTC) maiden ‘Kofi Annan Peace and Security Forum’ scheduled for Sept 2019

The Federal Government of Germany and the Government of Norway are providing financial support for the delivery of the forum

On 4 – 5 September 2019, the Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping Training Centre (KAIPTC) (https://www.KAIPTC.org/), under the Distinguished patronage of H.E. Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, President of the Republic of Ghana and the Chairmanship of HE Dr. Mohamed Ibn Chambas, Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General and Head of the…

KWIK
Source: KWIK |

Olatowun Candide-Johnson appointed Chairwoman of French start-up kwik, specialist in last-mile delivery in Nigeria

Olatowun Candide-Johnson has several years of experience in senior management roles within the Total Upstream Companies in Nigeria

The French start-up kwik (http://KWIK.Delivery/) announced today that Olatowun CANDIDE-JOHNSON, a Nigerian lawyer and businesswoman, has officially been appointed Chairwoman of its supervisory board.  kwik, which aims to become the number 1 provider in the Nigerian last-mile delivery market, was founded by a French National, Romain Poirot-Lellig. A Nigerian lawyer…

Source: United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) |

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Collaborate to Strengthen Governance and Economic Management

The overarching goal of the Norway-UNDP partnership is to set South Sudan on a pathway to sustainable peace and development

The Royal Norwegian Embassy in South Sudan and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), today announced the signing of a three-year partnership agreement to implement a new project, Governance and Economic Management Support (GEMS), for the implementation of the Revitalized Agreement on the Resolution of the conflict in South Sudan…