Source: UN Information Centre Dar es Salaam |

UN Headquarters Observes International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers on 24 May

Five fallen Tanzanian Peacekeepers among those to be honoured

UN Secretary-General to commemorate fallen peacekeepers, Captain Mbaye Diagne Medal for Exceptional Courage to be awarded for the first time since inaugural medal. UN Headquarters will observe the International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers on Friday, 24 May 2019. Secretary-General António Guterres will lay a wreath to honour all UN…

Source: UN Information Centre in Cairo |

UN Secretary-General to commemorate fallen peacekeepers, Captain Mbaye Diagne Medal for Exceptional Courage to be awarded for the first time since inaugural medal

2 fallen peacekeepers from Egypt among those to be honoured at UN Headquarters

UN Headquarters will observe the International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers on Friday, 24 May 2019. Secretary-General António Guterres will lay a wreath to honour all UN peacekeepers who have lost their lives since 1948 and will preside over a ceremony at which the Dag Hammarskjöld Medal will be awarded…

Source: African Development Bank Group (AfDB) |

Global partners announce $61.8 million allocation to boost African Development Bank initiative for women entrepreneurs

“This substantial support from the Women Entrepreneurs Finance Initiative, We-Fi, will help us scale up our actions and achieve greater results for women entrepreneurs across the continent” - Vanessa Moung

The Governing Committee of the Women Entrepreneurs Finance Initiative (We-Fi) has approved a funding allocation of $61.8 million for the African Development Bank’s (https://www.AfDB.org/en/) Affirmative Finance Action for Women in Africa (AFAWA) (https://bit.ly/2Q1fF1L) program. We-Fi (https://We-Fi.org/) is a partnership among 14 donor governments, eight multilateral development banks, and other public and…

African Energy Chamber
Source: African Energy Chamber |

“Angola needs more oil exploration, including in marginal fields to stem decline in production”

Investment into local content development needs to be channelled and supported by strong regulations

There’s so much excitement about where Angola’s energy sector is headed. Sergio Pugliese, a successful entrepreneur and oil executive, is really hyped and enthused about recent developments and future direction of his country’s energy sector. Angola is ranked second largest oil producing country in Sub-Saharan Africa and an OPEC member…

Source: Ringier Africa Digital Publishing (RADP) |

Ringier Digital Marketing (RDM) further penetrates Africa with frontline Digital Solutions

When it comes to creating cutting-edge strategies that endear brands to their audiences, Ringier Digital Marketing (RDM) continues to go all out to provide professional digital marketing services to brands in Africa and beyond

In a bid to continuously provide world class services to clients, the company has assembled a team of creative strategists - content creators, developers and managers, who update their skills and knowledge regularly with up-to-date industry trends and tools so as to offer top notch advisory and executions to clients.…

Source: United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) |

Mobilization at the highest level at UNESCO to meet the challenge of access to water

Opening of the first UNESCO International Water Conference on May 13 at 9:30 am, by Audrey Azoulay in the presence of some forty ministers

Audrey Azoulay, Director-General of UNESCO, Serigne Mbaye Thiam, Minister of Water and Sanitation of Senegal, Brune Poirson, Secretary of State to the Minister of State for Ecological and Solidarity Transition of France, will open the first UNESCO International Conference on Water on Monday, 13 May at 9:30 am at UNESCO…

APO Group
Source: APO Group |

Cameroonian journalist Monica Nkodo Wins APO Group Invitation to Attend the 2019 EurAfrican Forum, one the most prestigious EU-Africa events

Each year APO Group offers African journalists the opportunity to attend major events as a part of its commitment to supporting journalism in Africa

APO Group (www.APO-opa.com), the leading media relations consultancy and press release distribution service in Africa and the Middle East, today announced that Monica Nkodo (@mimiost) from Cameroon has won APO Group’s invitation to attend the 2019 EurAfrican Forum (www.EurAfricanForum.org) which will take place in Cascais, Portugal, from 4-5 July, 2019.…

Source: Africa Regional Media Hub |

U.S. President’s Malaria Initiative (PMI) and Global Fund Support Launch of Senegal-Gambia Cooperation in Fight Against Malaria

This is the first cooperative effort to synchronize nationwide mass net distribution on both sides of an international border

Today, the governments of Senegal and The Gambia officially launched a joint campaign to distribute 11 million mosquito nets to fight malaria. This is the first cooperative effort to synchronize nationwide mass net distribution on both sides of an international border. The launch took place in Keur Ayib, Senegal, near…

Source: Africa Regional Media Hub |

May 9, 2019 Briefing on recent success with the International Atomic Energy Agency's (IAEA) Sterile Insect Technique in Africa

The project aims to eradicate the tsetse population (Glossina palpalis gambiensis) from the Niayes region

EVENT: Please join us on Thursday, May 9, 2019 at 17:00 CAT for a telephonic press conference on recent success with the IAEA’s Sterile Insect Technique in increasing agricultural productivity and boosting income in Senegal, funded by the United States of America. BACKGROUND: The United States is the exclusive funder…

Source: Baker Hughes General Electric (BHGE) |

Baker Hughes, a GE company wins Turbomachinery Contract for BP’s Greater Tortue Ahmeyim Floating Liquefied Natural Gas (FLNG) Development

Floating LNG (liquefied natural gas) facility to provide circa 2.5 million tonnes of LNG per annum and represents the first stage of a multi-phase project

BHGE (BHGE.com) to provide turbomachinery equipment for four FLNG compression trains for BP’s Greater Tortue Ahmeyim natural gas project; Award is second major contract for Greater Tortue development, expanding on BHGE’s contract for subsea production equipment; Floating LNG facility to provide circa 2.5 million tonnes of LNG per annum and represents…