British Embassy Tripoli
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Her Majesty’s Ambassador to Libya announces the official reopening of the British Embassy in Tripoli at the Queen’s Birthday Party

The British Embassy Tripoli hosted a Queen’s Birthday Party (QBP) on 5 June 2022 in celebration of the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee, and announced the official reopening of the Embassy in Tripoli.

On Sunday 5 June, the British Embassy Tripoli hosted a Queen’s Birthday Party in celebration of Her Majesty the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee. Her Majesty the Queen is the first monarch to celebrate 70 years of service to the UK and the Commonwealth; during the event, Her Majesty’s Ambassador, Caroline Hurndall…

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Tourism - Foreign Affairs Department, Republic of Seychelles |

Seychelles: President Ramkalawan sends congratulatory message to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

The major Platinum Jubilee celebrations will begin on Thursday, June 2, 2022

On behalf of the government and people of the Republic of Seychelles, President Wavel Ramkalawan sent a message of congratulations on the celebration of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II’s Platinum Jubilee. In his message, the President said, “Your remarkable seventy years of service is an unprecedented and extraordinary milestone in…

The Africa Centre
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Leading African Institution - The Africa Centre – gets a £5.6 Million Facelift

Everything from furniture, decor and paintings to food and drink in the Centre’s restaurant will celebrate African culture and lifestyle

After years of planning, and a little over 12 months of building and refurbishment work, The Africa Centre (www.AfricaCentre.org.uk) – celebrating contemporary African culture and heritage –  is finally ready to welcome its patrons and supporters to its new home in Southwark, London on 9th June. It will continue to…

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Disease outbreak news: Monkeypox - United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

The West African clade of monkeypox was identified in the two confirmed cases

Situation at a glance On 13 May 2022, WHO was notified of two laboratory confirmed cases and one probable case of monkeypox, from the same household, in the United Kingdom. On 15 May, four additional laboratory confirmed cases have been reported amongst Sexual Health Services attendees presenting with a vesicular…

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African Energy Chamber (AEC) Endorses the Africa Energies Summit in London

Bringing together Africa’s energy players and international investors, the summit will be instrumental in enhancing private sector investment across Africa’s oil and gas sector

The African Energy Chamber (AEC) (www.EnergyChamber.org) is proud to officially endorse the upcoming Africa Energies Summit, set to take place in London on May 17-19, 2022. Organized by Frontier Energy Network, the summit unites African energy players, global investors and oil and gas producers for two days of networking and…

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UK-Ghana trade links boosted as political and business leaders meet in London

The UK-Ghana Business Council (UKGBC) met in London today to discuss deepening trade ties between British and Ghanaian businesses

Economic ties between the UK and Ghana were boosted this week as the UK-Ghana Business Council (UKGBC) met in London. Minister for Africa Vicky Ford and Minister for Trade Policy Penny Mordaunt co-chaired the discussions and Minister for Trade & Industry Alan Kyerematen led the senior delegation from Ghana. The…

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Cellulant has Partnered with NALA to Power Low-Cost Cross-Border Payments from the UK and USA into Africa

NALA provides an app for Africans living in the United Kingdom and the United States to send money to the continent seamlessly

NALA, a Tanzania based Fintech company, has teamed up with Cellulant (https://www.Cellulant.io/), a Pan-African Payments Company, to power remittance payments from the United Kingdom and United States into Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, Tanzania and Ghana. Besides Official Direct Assistance (ODA), remittances make up the second-largest source of external resources for Sub-Subsaharan…

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UK steps up support as famine looms in Somalia

Minister for Africa Vicky Ford has announced a new £25 million aid package for Somalia, which will support over a million people battling drought across the country

Minister for Africa Vicky Ford has announced a £25 million aid package for Somalia, supporting almost a million people. Somalia facing prospect of widespread famine, with 350,000 children’s lives at risk if no action is taken. Ford did a virtual visit to Baidoa in Somalia yesterday [Monday] and announced new…

Source: Ministry of Information, Eritrea |

Eritrea: Disgraceful Scheme of “Refugee off-shoring’’

The whole package is intended to obscure the underlying causes, dynamics and varied tentacles of the scourge of human trafficking

The British and Rwandan Governments have announced the signing last week of what has been termed as the “Priti Patel landmark deal” to send, through Charter flights, “asylum-seekers to Rwanda for processing” of their cases under an initial fee of 120 million Pounds. The illicit scheme provokes a host of…

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FIFA launches FIFA+ to bring free football entertainment to fans everywhere

A world-class digital platform created to connect football fans across the globe more deeply with the game they love

FIFA+ delivers live domestic league games from around the globe, match stats, the greatest archive in international football, premium original content, immersive global storytelling, and much more. Over 29,000 men’s matches and over 11,000 women’s matches will be streamed on FIFA+ in 2022, totalling over 40,000 matches. The first slate…