AFRICA

President Michel receives the Order of the Republic of Serbia on a Sash from New Serbian Ambassador accredited to Seychelles

The new Serbian Ambassador to the Republic of Seychelles, H.E. Mr. Dragan Mraovi?, presented his credentials to President James Michel in a ceremony held at State House today. President Michel congratulated the new Ambassador and said that the Government of Seychelles is looking forward to promote greater cooperation with Serbia. The President and Ambassador discussed […]

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Ringier Africa & One Africa Media Enter Into Classifieds Joint Venture

Ringier Africa (http://www.Ringier.com/en/about-ringier-africa) and One Africa Media (OAM) (http://www.OneAfricaMedia.com) have agreed to merge their pan-African Classifieds assets to create and grow Africa’s largest classifieds group. In the joint venture deal announced today, Ringier One Africa Media (ROAM) (http://www.Ringier.com/en/about-ringier-africa) was officially launched – becoming Africa’s classifieds leader, comprising some of the continent’s leading homegrown brands, including […]

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IOM Niger Opens “Odysseus 2.0” Information Campaign Exhibit

On Friday 6th May 2016 an exhibition of video reports and a collection of photos taken for the “Odysseus 2.0” project was inaugurated at the Franco-Nigerien Cultural Center Jean Rouch (CCFN) in Niamey, Niger. The 30 pictures taken by project directors Luca Pistone and Andrea de Georgio are being shown in the courtyard of the […]

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IOM Supports Drought Affected Communities in Somaliland and Puntland

IOM distributed fishing equipment to 90 fishermen residing within the internally displaced settlements in Berbera, Somaliland and Bossaso, Puntland to support recovery of drought affected communities who rely heavily on fishing for their daily livelihood. The equipment consisted of fishing nets and hooks, ice box coolers, safety jackets, tables and chairs. This assistance is being […]

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IOM Libya Aids Internally Displaced Families in Bani Waleed, Tarhouna

Over the past three days local authorities and NGOs in Bani Waleed and Tarhouna have asked IOM to provide support for hundreds of newly arrived internally displaced persons (IDPs) fleeing conflict in Sirte. Many families fled their homes leaving their belongings behind, according to IOM partners on the ground, who conducted a rapid assessment to […]

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HIV in children is a symptom of the failures of the AIDS response – MSF

As high level officials convene today in Abidjan to discuss increased access to HIV care for children, the international humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) welcomes this initiative confirming what its medical teams see on the ground, but warns that the dramatically low coverage of pediatric antiretroviral (ARV) in West and Central Africa […]

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Dispatch of a Special Envoy of the Prime Minister for the Inauguration Ceremony of the President of Uganda

1. Following the result of the presidential election of Uganda in February this year, the presidential inauguration ceremony for H.E. Mr. Yoweri Kaguta Museveni will be held on May 12. 2. Considering the importance of the bilateral relationship, the Government of Japan has decided to dispatch Mr. Kazunori Tanaka, Member of the House of Representatives […]

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Agenda 2063 and Its Concept: the African Union has embarked on Implementing this development Agenda

Agenda 2063, which is part of the pan-African struggles for unity, self-determination, freedom, progress and collective prosperity that started over centuries ago, is a shared framework for inclusive growth and sustainable development to be realized by 2063. It was agreed upon by the African leaders in 2013 during the 50th Anniversary of the Organization of […]

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Agenda 2063 and Its Concept: the African Union has embarked on Implementing this development Agenda

Agenda 2063, which is part of the pan-African struggles for unity, self-determination, freedom, progress and collective prosperity that started over centuries ago, is a shared framework for inclusive growth and sustainable development to be realized by 2063. It was agreed upon by the African leaders in 2013 during the 50th Anniversary of the Organization of […]

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100 MW Kathu solar project in the Northern Cape of South Africa will start construction

ENGIE (www.ENGIE.com) is pleased to announce that the Kathu Solar Park project in South Africa, owned by an ENGIE-led consortium with South African partners, has signed a 20-year Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with Eskom – South Africa’s state owned power utility –, making it possible for construction at the site to begin shortly. The concentrated […]

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Africa’s CEOs look to innovation and technology to stimulate growth in uncertain global economic environment

In Africa’s boardrooms growth is on the agenda – together with addressing stakeholders’ expectations and concerns and managing the pipeline of talent. Business strategies of companies include the growing of regional operations, investing in and developing innovative and technological products and services, and strengthening of internal management structures. These are some of the key highlights […]

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Comoros elections re-run – observation mission

Observation mission to the re-run of Comoros presidential and the gubernatorial elections in 13 polling stations of the island Anjouan – 11th may 2016 The African Union Commission (AUC) announces the arrival of its Electoral Experts Mission on 7th May 2016 in Moroni (Comoros) for the re-run of the presidential and gubernatorial elections scheduled for […]

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