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Tánaiste Coveney and Minister Creed call for applications from Irish Agri-Food companies to the Africa Agri-Food Development Programme

€250,000 available to support Irish Agri-Food companies partner with African companies Prestigious delegation of African Union delegates visits Ireland The Tanáiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Simon Coveney T.D., and the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed T.D., today jointly announced a further call for applications for the Africa Agri-Food […]

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British High Commissioner comments on media shutdown and opposition ‘swearing in’ in Kenya

British High Commissioner comments on media shutdown and opposition ‘swearing in’ in Kenya: I have made clear, as have many international friends of Kenya for some time, that what we would like to see is a full, transparent, open dialogue between politicians and between others – business leaders, religious leaders, civil society – designed to […]

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South Africa: Ubuntu Awards 2018 postponed

On Tuesday, 06 February 2018, the general public was informed by the Presidency and Parliament that the State of the Nation Address (SONA) scheduled for Thursday, 08 February 2018, had been postponed. Consequently, events traditionally hosted post the SONA have been affected, including the Ubuntu Awards 2018. The event has accordingly been postponed until further […]

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Opening Remarks by Edward Kallon, UN Humanitarian Coordinator in Nigeria

Opening Remarks by Edward Kallon, UN Humanitarian Coordinator in Nigeria: Honourable Minister and other representatives of the Government of Nigeria, Distinguished Ambassadors and Member State representatives, Fellow humanitarians, Esteemed members of the press, Ladies and gentlemen. It is with great pleasure that I join my sister the Honourable Minister of State for Budget and National […]

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