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African Development Bank welcomes EUR 40 million investment from the European Commission for the Facility for Energy Inclusion (FEI)

The announcement was made to energy sector stakeholders at a sideline event held during the Africa Energy Forum, which took place in Lisbon, Portugal

The African Development Bank (www.AfDB.org) announced a EUR 40 million investment from the European Commission for the Facility for Energy Inclusion (FEI), a new platform for financing small-scale renewables in Africa. The announcement was made to energy sector stakeholders at a sideline event held during the Africa Energy Forum, which took…

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European Investment Bank (EIB) to support EUR 4.5 billion new business, social, energy transition and sustainable transport investment

This includes investment that addresses challenges facing female entrepreneurs in Poland and across Africa, supports lease financing in Italy, backs venture capital in Liberia and Sierra Leone

EUR 1.6 billion support for private investment, including for women and rural communities; upgrading thousands of schools and expanding long-term care provision; financing renewable energy, energy efficiency and clean transport. The European Investment Bank (EIB) approved a total of EUR 4.5 billion of new financing that will tackle investment gaps…

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Tiffany Trump Wears Jovadi Jewellery To Historic Buckingham Palace Visit

A 61.5carat pear-shaped diamond necklace set in white gold and the 18carat diamond earrings is said to be part of the exquisite Black Tie collection

Daughter of American President, Tiffany Trump, was spotted wearing a necklace from luxury fashion house, Jovadi Jewellery (www.Jovadi.com), at the state dinner of the long-awaited visit of President Donald to the Buckingham Palace this week in London. Reportedly styled by Toni Breiss, the Haute Joaillerie Black Tie, a 61.5carat pear-shaped…

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UN Child Rights Committee publishes findings on Botswana, Cabo Verde, Côte d'Ivoire, Malta, Singapore, Sri Lanka and Tonga

The findings contain positive aspects of how the respective States are implementing the Convention on the Rights of the Child and its Optional Protocols

The UN Committee on the Rights of the Child has published its findings on the countries it examined during its latest session from May 13 to 31: Botswana, Cabo Verde, Côte d'Ivoire, Malta, Singapore, Sri Lanka and Tonga. The findings contain positive aspects of how the respective States are implementing…

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Hello Malabo! Equatorial Guinea

All set for the African Development Bank's 54th Annual Meeting

"When you put your forces together, you can achieve the critical mass to be solid player on the global scene," African Development Bank (https://www.AfDB.org/en/) 's  Chief Economist and Vice President of Economic Governance & Knowledge Management Celestin Monga told journalists at a press conference ahead of the Bank's Annual Meetings.…

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Chef Elijah Amoo Addo confirmed to address about How Food Can Foster Stronger Relations Between Europe and Africa

Elijah Amoo Addo is the founder and Executive Director of the Food for All Africa Programme

The EurAfrican Forum organization (www.EurAfricanForum.org) announced today that chef Elijah Amoo Addo, founder and CEO of the Food for All Africa, will deliver a pitch about how food can be a link between people and regions to establish stronger relations for Europe and Africa on the first day of the…

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From philanthropy to profit: how clean energy is kickstarting sustainable development in east Africa

A new UN-backed clean energy initiative looks set to change the outlook for Namacurra

Until recently, Namacurra district, in the Zambezia province of Mozambique, some 1,500 km from the capital Maputo, did not have any basic services – such as schools, health centres, or even energy – connecting the region to the electricity grid would be extremely time-consuming, and costly. But a new UN-backed clean…

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Secretary-General appoints Najat Maalla M’jid of Morocco as Special Representative of the Secretary-General on Violence Against Children

Dr. M'jid, a medical doctor in paediatrics, has over the last three decades devoted her life to the promotion and protection of children’s rights

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres announced today the appointment of Najat Maalla M’jid of Morocco as his Special Representative on Violence Against Children at the level of Assistant Secretary-General.  She will succeed Marta Santos Pais of Portugal, to whom the Secretary-General is deeply grateful for her leadership and dedicated commitment…

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Wari enables customers to request its financial services on WhatsApp

On WhatsApp, Wari customers will be able to easily request access to frequently used services and request to initiate financial operations

More than 1-billion people in over 180 countries use WhatsApp to stay in touch with friends and family, anytime and anywhere. It is this very reason that has driven Wari (www.Wari.com) to integrate with the WhatsApp Business solution to enable customers – through strategic partnerships - to request its financial services around…

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President of the Republic of Mozambique to address at the EurAfrican Forum 2019 in Portugal

The EurAfrican Forum is a networking and discussion platform underpinned on the power of Diasporas for connecting people, cities, regions and continents

The EurAfrican Forum (www.EurAfricanForum.org) organization announced today the presence of the President of Mozambique, His Excellency Filipe Nyusi, for an institutional speech on the first day of the event, July 4, 2019, on the same day that António Vitorino, Director General for the International Organization for Migrations – UN Migration…