Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Seychelles |

President Ramkalawan congratulates new Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Norway

It gives me great pleasure to convey to you, on behalf of the Government and the People of Seychelles, and on my own behalf, our sincere congratulations

President Ramkalawan sent his warmest congratulations to H.E Mr. Jonas Gahr Stre, the new Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Norway. The President’s message reads: “On the occasion of your appointment as Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Norway, it gives me great pleasure to convey to you, on behalf…

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High-level Norwegian delegation to promote Energy Security and Transition at African Energy Week

As one of the world’s largest energy exporters and a leader in the generation of renewable energy, Norway plays an important role in the global energy sector

The African Energy Chamber (www.EnergyChamber.org) is proud to announce the attendance of a high-level Norwegian delegation at the African Energy Week, taking place from 9 to 12 November 2021 in Cape Town. As one of the world’s largest energy exporters and a leader in the generation of renewable energy, Norway…

Source: The Government of Norway |

Troika Statement on the Anniversary of the Juba Peace Agreement 3rd October 2021

This historic agreement responds to the Sudanese people’s calls for freedom, peace and justice, especially from those affected by conflict across Sudan

The United States, the United Kingdom, and Norway (the Troika) commend the Sudanese as they celebrate the first anniversary of the signing of Juba Peace Agreement (JPA) on October 3, 2020.  This historic agreement responds to the Sudanese people’s calls for freedom, peace and justice, especially from those affected by conflict across Sudan. We commend the JPA signatories for upholding their partnership and now urge the parties to…

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

Friends of Sudan condemn attempts to undermine Sudan’s peaceful political transition

The Friends of Sudan reaffirm their commitment to supporting the gains of the revolution and the civilian-led transitional process in Sudan

France, Germany, Norway, Saudi Arabia, Sweden, the United Arab Emirates, the United Kingdom, the United States, the European Union and the United Nations, as members of the Friends of Sudan Group, condemn yesterday’s attempted disruption of Sudan’s civilian-led transition by rogue military elements in Khartoum. Any attempt to destabilize or…

Source: Norwegian Refugee Council |

123 Youth and Women Trainees Graduate from NRC’s Vocational Training Programme in Hargeisa, Somaliland

NRC identified, registered and enrolled 123 youth and women beneficiaries in their preferred trades in selected vocational skill training centres

The vocational skill training programme was aimed at meeting the learning skills of displacement-affected youth and women who have been in unstable circumstances, most of them have found themselves without any source of income. In addition to providing the youth and women trainees with vital skills for employment and income…

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Witnessing the Juba Peace Agreement: Troika statement

Statement from the UK, Norway and USA on witnessing the Juba Peace Agreement between the Government of Sudan and Sudanese Opposition Groups

Troika statement from the UK, Norway and USA: Today, the governments of the United Kingdom, Norway and the United States (the Troika) signed the Juba Peace Agreement as Witnesses in a signal of political support to the Agreement. Having welcomed the Agreement in October 2020, this further step demonstrates our…

Source: African Development Bank Group (AfDB) |

African Legal Support Facility receives £2.6 million from Norway, UK, to boost debt management capacity, other activities in low-income countries

The Norwegian government, through its Agency for Development Cooperation, provided 20 million Norwegian kroner (around £1.6 million) to support the 2021 and 2022 work programs of the ALSF

The governments of Norway and the United Kingdom have extended grants of around £2.6 million to the African Legal Support Facility (ALSF) to support its activities over the next two years. The Norwegian government, through its Agency for Development Cooperation, provided 20 million Norwegian kroner (around £1.6 million) to support…

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Opera launches Hype; its new dedicated chat service built into the popular Opera Mini browser available now in Kenya

Hype is the first African inspired chat service built into a mobile browser

Hype will first launch in Africa, where Opera (www.Opera.com) has nearly 150M MAU, with Kenya as the pilot market; With Hype, Opera reimagines the chat experience, with content sharing as a key feature; Opera Mini, with more than 100M users worldwide, becomes the world's first mobile browser with an integrated…

Source: Norwegian Refugee Council |

Mounting hostilities disrupt aid delivery in the Central African Republic

NRC calls for parties to the conflict to provide secure humanitarian access, protect civilians and ensure free movement of essential goods to prevent further suffering

Humanitarian operations in several parts of the Central African Republic are at a standstill due to ongoing election unrest and heightened insecurity, leaving many of the 2.8 million people in need of essential humanitarian aid without access to life-saving assistance. “Like most of the other humanitarian organisations, we have had…

Source: The Government of Norway |

Norway provides NOK 390 million to those affected by the crisis in the Sahel

Around 13 million people in Burkino Faso, Mali and Niger are in need of emergency humanitarian aid. Some 1.4 million of these have been forced to flee their homes

A deterioration in the security situation, climate change and the impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic are causing immense suffering and exacerbating the humanitarian crisis in the Central Sahel region. Norway is announcing a contribution of NOK 390 million at a digital donor conference today. Around 13 million people in Burkino…