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Adanian Labs Africa incubated fintech startup MooveBeta (MooveBeta.com) has announced today its merger with ImpalaPay, a fintech blockchain company with operations across 42 African countries and 134 worldwide. The merger will provide a payment platform that will enable the Pan African and Diaspora communities to transact via e-commerce, social commerce, peer to peer and enterprise using multiple interoperable platforms including mobile money, cards, bank accounts and/or crypto wallets powering over 500 million people.

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Download logoThe U.S. GreenTech Business Delegation today toured Corteva Agriscience’s (www.Corteva.com) Met Bera seed production facility and viewed the business’ latest agricultural advancements first-hand, including the company’s industry-leading silage and grain hybrid solutions.

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The African Union of Broadcasting (www.uar-AUB.org) is pleased to announce its 13th General Assembly scheduled to take place from June 01 – 03, 2022 in Dakar, Senegal’s Terrou-Bi Hotel. This year’s GA is themed : "The role of African Media in Disasters Risk Management".

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The video below is copyright free and can be used at will, without asking for authorizationWatch the videoMay has been a busy month for the Football for Schools Programme. Following launches in Guam (https://fifa.fans/3yKXXYH), Guyana (https://fifa.fans/3wrmel8) and Puerto Rico (https://fifa.fans/39xOlWP), it has touched down in Africa, with the FIFA Foundation organising a workshop in Djibouti on 9-12 May.

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The 9th edition of the Africities Summit has been launched today in Kisumu by His Excellency, Uhuru Kenyatta, President of the Republic of Kenya. Former Seychelles head of state, His Excellency Danny Faure also took part in the official ceremony in the presence of 3500 delegates from around the world and more than 2000 local authorities.

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Greenhouse gas concentrations, sea level rises, ocean heat levels and acidification, all set new records during 2021, while some glaciers reached the point of no return, according to the latest flagship report from the World Meteorological Organization (WMO), published on Wednesday.

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The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) and the African Petroleum Producers Organization (APPO), who have had a long, mutually beneficial relationship, have signed an agreement for the joint establishment of an African Energy Bank (www.EnergyChamber.org) at the 8th African Petroleum Congress and Exhibition (CAPE VIII) in Luanda, Angola.

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Download logoHealth authorities in Mozambique today declared an outbreak of wild poliovirus type 1 after confirming that a child in the country’s north-eastern Tete province had contracted the disease. This marks the second imported case of wild poliovirus in southern Africa this year, following an outbreak in Malawi in mid-February.

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Attendees arrived early at the Durban ICC to start preparing for the enlightening day ahead. The day included nine side events and four thematic panels. Sessions covered a variety of topics from education, climate change and skills development all in support of the elimination of child labour.

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The African Energy Chamber (AEC) (www.EnergyChamber.org), led by Executive Chairman NJ Ayuk, met with H.E. Didier Budimbu Ntubuanga, Minister of Hydrocarbons of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), in Luanda during the 8th African Petroleum Congress and Exhibition to discuss strategies to secure more investment in the country.

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Download logoDisney+, the streaming service from The Walt Disney Company (https://TheWaltDisneyCompany.com), launches today in South Africa. Standard pricing at launch is confirmed at R119 per month, or R1190 for an annual subscription, with sign-up information available at DisneyPlus.com.

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Download logoThe Select Committee on Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs, Water and Sanitation has raised a serious concern about stalling of cases of alleged impropriety within municipalities in the Free State that arose as a result of various Section 106 of the Municipal Systems Act investigations.

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Download logoThe Chairperson of the Portfolio Committee on Sport, Arts and Culture, Ms Beauty Dlulane, has sent condolences to the family, friends and colleagues after the passing of legendary gospel singer Ms Deborah Fraser.

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Download logoFour new representatives of the United Nations (UN) agencies, namely: the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO), the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), the International Labour Organisation (ILO), and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), presented their credentials to Mr.

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Download logoPresident Yoweri Museveni met and held talks with the Deputy Minister of Trade of Turkey Mr. Riza Tuna Turagay with whom they discussed a range of business opportunities between the two countries at the sidelines of the ongoing Uganda-Turkey Investment, Trade and Tourism summit in Munyonyo Commonwealth Resort.

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Download logoThe Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Ms Candith Mashego-Dlamini, has today arrived in Geneva, Switzerland to co-chair the Global Network of Focal Points on Women, Peace and Security taking place in Geneva from 18-19 May 2022.

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Eritrean Ambassador to Sudan, Mr. Isa Ahmed Isa delivered a message of President Isaias Afwerki to Gen. Abdel Fattah Al Burhan, Chairman of the Sovereign Council of Sudan, and Vice-Chairman Gen. Mohammed Hamdan Dagalo.

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A high-level delegation recently visited communities affected by devastating violence in the southern part of Unity State. Its members, including representatives of the African Union (AU), the Reconstituted Joint Monitoring and Evaluation Commission (R-JMEC), the African Diplomatic Corps (ADC), the European Union (EU), the Troika (Norway, USA and the UK) and the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS)  were not spared the gruesome details of what has transpired here since February.

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Download logoThe Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations is adding its voice to renewed calls for an end to child labour in agriculture, at the 5th Global Conference on the Elimination of Child Labour, underway in South Africa this week.

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HE the Secretary-General of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Dr. Ahmed bin Hassan Al Hammadi received a copy of the credentials HE Ambassador of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia to the State of Qatar Faisal Ali Ibrahim, HE Ambassador of the Republic of Angola to the State of Qatar Antonio Coelho Ramos da Cruz, HE Ambassador of the Republic of South Africa to the State of Qatar Ghulam Hussein Asmal and HE Ambassador of the Republic of Estonia (non-resident) to the State of Qatar, separately.

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Download logoHM King Mohammed VI has sent a congratulatory message to HM Harald V, King of Norway, and HM Queen Sonja on the occasion of their country's National Day. The Sovereign expresses, in this message his warmest congratulations to the Sovereigns of Norway, wishing them as well as all members of their esteemed Royal family good health and happiness.

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Global Center on Adaptation (www.GCA.org) CEO Dr Patrick Verkooijen welcomed President Uhuru Kenyatta as the Global Champion for the Africa Adaptation Acceleration Program (AAAP) at the high-level bilateral meeting hosted by the President at State House in Nairobi on Monday, May 16.

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Global Center on Adaptation (www.GCA.org) CEO Dr Patrick Verkooijen welcomed President Uhuru Kenyatta as the Global Champion for the Africa Adaptation Acceleration Program (AAAP) at the high-level bilateral meeting hosted by the President at State House in Nairobi on Monday, May 16.

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Statement by Dr. Akinwumi A. Adesina, President, African Development Bank (www.AfDB.org): I have been extremely humbled by several calls from Nigerians at home and abroad that I should consider running for the office of the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.

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