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World Health Organization (WHO) and Partners Provide Vital Support to New Treatment Centre for Ebola Patients in Uganda

The 32-bed treatment unit in Mulago is built under the leadership of the Ministry of Health in Uganda, with the support of WHO and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)

Luxembourg, Sweden and the United Kingdom, through WHO, have provided in-kind contributions of equipment and services worth US$ 995,000 (equivalent to over 3.6 billion ugx) to Uganda to equip the new Ebola Treatment Unit at Mulago Hospital, Kampala, and the treatment and isolation units in Masaka and Jinja. The 32-bed…

Source: Government of UK |

Foreign Secretary promises honest, reliable United Kingdom (UK) investment in Africa

The UK will announce new support for the African Development Fund (ADF) today to help the poorest communities in Africa grow their economies, create jobs and improve healthcare

The Foreign Secretary pledges to build “mutually beneficial partnerships of the future” on a visit to Kenya and Ethiopia; James Cleverly will announce new UK support to the Africa Development Fund to tackle climate change, strengthen food security and boost Africa’s growing economies; He will break ground on the Railway…

Source: Government of UK |

Innovative new projects join Climate Finance Accelerator South Africa

Fifteen innovative low-carbon projects have been selected to join the UK’s Climate Finance Accelerator - they will each receive tailored capacity building to help them find investment

These new projects from across South Africa have been announced as the second cohort of projects for Climate Finance Accelerator (CFA) South Africa support, following a call for proposals that attracted 166 applications. The chosen projects come from the energy, transportation, AFOLU (Agriculture, Forestry and Other Land Uses), circular economy…

Source: British High Commission Kampala |

United Kingdom: Her Royal Highness, The Princess Royal concludes visit to Uganda

Her Royal Highness, The Princess Royal has completed a four-day visit to Uganda, which showcased the UK’s ongoing partnership with Uganda across many sectors

Her Royal Highness, The Princess Royal has completed a four-day visit to Uganda which showcased the UK’s ongoing partnership with Uganda across many sectors, including health, education, agriculture and business. Kate Airey OBE, British High Commissioner to Uganda said of HRH The Princess Royal’s visit to Uganda: It has been…

Source: The Presidency: Republic of South Africa |

South Africa: President lays foundation for new partnership with United Kingdom

The President’s engagement with Prime Minister Sunak centred on upgrading trade and investment levels between the two countries

President Cyril Ramaphosa has concluded his State Visit to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Island, where he championed a new partnership between British capital and technology and South African opportunity and industrial capacity. The President led a South African delegation on the first such visit to be…

Source: UK Export Finance |

United Kingdom (UK) Export Finance commits up to £4bn to strengthen UK and Moroccan trade ties

UKEF announces it is now open for business in Morocco with appointment of new International Export Finance Executive in Casablanca

Up to £4 billion available finance for overseas buyers of UK goods and services will strengthen the trade relationship between the UK and Morocco; announcement comes as export credit agency appoints new International Export Finance Executive (IEFE) in Casablanca, Morocco; boost for British exporters with a minimum 20% overall contract…

Source: United Kingdom Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office |

Prime Minister: United Kingdom (UK) and South Africa will turbocharge growth together

UK and South Africa commit to unlock investments for major infrastructure projects and green hydrogen

The UK and South Africa will join forces to drive economic growth and turbocharge infrastructure investment, Prime Minister Rishi Sunak has announced today [Tuesday 22nd November] at the start of President Ramaphosa’s formal State Visit. The next phase of the UK-South Africa Infrastructure Partnership is being launched today, supporting South…

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

Minister Sylvestre Radegonde met with the Right Honourable (Rt. Hon) Mr. Andrew Mitchell Member of Parliament (MP)

The meeting between the two Ministers highlighted the exchanges that marked the long history of cooperation between Seychelles and the United Kingdom

During his visit to London to attend the World Travel Market UK, Minister Sylvestre Radegonde, Minister for Foreign Affairs and Tourism of the Republic of Seychelles met with The Rt. Hon Mr. Andrew Mitchell MP, Minister of State (Development and Africa) in the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO) of…

Source: African Development Bank Group (AfDB) |

United Kingdom Steps up Climate Adaptation Finance Support for Africa

The UK will provide £200 million to the African Development Bank Group’s Climate Action Window, a new mechanism set up to channel climate finance to help vulnerable countries

The United Kingdom has announced a significant increase in its financial support to the poorest African countries that bear the brunt of climate change.  Speaking alongside African leaders at COP27 in the Egyptian city of Sharm El Sheikh, British Foreign Secretary James Cleverly confirmed the UK will provide £200 million…

Source: British High Commission Nairobi |

Climate finance to flow to Kenya as United Kingdom Prime Minister agrees with President Ruto to fast-track KES 500 billion of British investment

These new, clean and green investments will become flagship projects of the UK-Kenya Strategic Partnership – an ambitious five-year agreement that is unlocking mutual benefits for the UK and Kenya

UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak and Kenyan President H.E. William Ruto met at the COP27 climate summit today [Monday 7 November]. The leaders agreed to fast-track six green investment projects worth KES 500 billion spanning green energy, agriculture and transport. Sunak praised Kenya’s pioneering climate leadership and urged President Ruto…