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As part of its Africa Day celebrations on 25 May, Meta (www.Facebook.com) today announced the return of its global campaign ‘Made by Africa, Loved by the World’, which was first launched in 2021.

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Download logoThe pandemic is most certainly not over. This virus has surprised us at every turn – a storm that has torn through communities again and again, and we still can’t predict its path, or its intensity.

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Download logoThe Islamic Corporation for the Insurance of Investment and Export Credit (ICIEC) (https://ICIEC.IsDB.org) is convening two special parallel events on June 2 and 3, at the IsDB Group’s Private Sector Forum, which will run at the IsDB’s 47th Annual Meetings in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt.

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The Islamic Corporation for the Insurance of Investment and Export Credit (ICIEC) (https://ICIEC.IsDB.org) and the International Federation of Islamic Takaful and Insurance Companies (IFTI) signed a ground-breaking Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) in a move designed to boost the development of the Islamic insurance sector.

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Download logoTo achieve a sustainable future for all, we need to act urgently to protect biodiversity, the web of life that connects and supports us all.  We must end our senseless and destructive war against nature.

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Download logoPresident Wavel Ramkalawan accompanied by Vice-President, Ahmed Afif led a high-level delegation of government officials and heads of various agencies for a full day working visit on Praslin and La Digue Island on Friday.

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Download logoThe Department of International Relations and Cooperation (DIRCO) has, in recent days, noted false and irresponsible newspaper reports indicating that hundreds of former ISIS fighters have been repatriated to South Africa through a “secret operation” carried out since 2019.

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Download logoEritrean nationals residing in the German city of Karlsruhe celebrated the 31st Independence Day anniversary with patriotic zeal under the theme “Independent Choice-Backbone of Our Pride”. The celebratory event was highlighted by cultural and artistic performances.

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Download logoAgence Francaise de Developpement (AFD), New Fortress Energy (NFE), RwandAir and Visit Rwanda to Support Events and Activations During 2022 BAL (www.theBAL.com ). Playoffs and Finals from May 21-28 in Kigali, Rwanda; 2022 BAL Finals on Saturday, May 28 at 12:00 p.m.

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Download logoPresident Uhuru Kenyatta on Friday evening reaffirmed Kenya’s commitment to strengthening bilateral ties with Switzerland. Speaking in Bern at the start of his official visit to Switzerland, the first by a Kenyan Head of State, President Kenyatta said the visit demonstrated Kenya’s desire to reinvigorate the long-standing trade, economic and investment ties between the two countries.

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The 5th Global Conference of the Elimination of Child Labour on 20 May 2022 closed with the adoption of ‘Durban Call to Action’ to deal with the scourge of child labour.

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The Digital Rights and Inclusion Forum 2022, which was organized by Paradigm Initiative (www.Paradigmhq.org) and a host of country partners across 17 African countries from April 12th to May 20th, has concluded in Kenya with the launch of PIN's 2021 Annual Digital Rights and Inclusion Report -  LONDA (https://bit.ly/3G5PKQl).

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Download logoPresident of the Swiss Confederation Ignazio Cassis met with Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta in Bern on Friday, 20 May 2022. Their talks focused on enhancing bilateral relations, the upcoming elections in Kenya, and matters related to the UN Security Council.

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Listen to the soundbiteDownload the soundbiteThe recording is an excerpt of African Development Bank (www.AfDB.org) President Akinwumi Adesina’s opening statement at the meeting of African Ministers of Finance and Ministers of Agriculture jointly organized by the African Union Commission and the African Development Bank Group on 19 May 2022.

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Listen to the soundbiteDownload the soundbiteThe recording is an excerpt of African Development Bank (www.AfDB.org) President Akinwumi Adesina’s opening statement at the meeting of African Ministers of Finance and Ministers of Agriculture jointly organized by the African Union Commission and the African Development Bank Group on 19 May 2022.

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Listen to the soundbiteDownload the soundbiteThe recording is an excerpt of African Development Bank President (www.AfDB.org) Akinwumi Adesina’s opening statement at the meeting of African Ministers of Finance and Ministers of Agriculture jointly organized by the African Union Commission and the African Development Bank Group on 19 May 2022.

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Listen to the soundbiteDownload the soundbiteThe recording is an excerpt of African Development Bank (www.AfDB.org) President Akinwumi Adesina’s opening statement at the meeting of African Ministers of Finance and Ministers of Agriculture jointly organized by the African Union Commission and the African Development Bank Group on 19 May 2022.

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Listen to the soundbiteDownload the soundbiteThe recording is an excerpt of African Development Bank (www.AfDB.org) President Akinwumi Adesina’s opening statement at the meeting of African Ministers of Finance and Ministers of Agriculture jointly organized by the African Union Commission and the African Development Bank Group on 19 May 2022.

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The African Development Bank Group's (www.AfDB.org) Board of Directors on Friday approved a $1.5 billion facility to help African countries avert a looming food crisis. With the disruption of food supplies arising from the Russia-Ukraine war, Africa now faces a shortage of at least 30 million metric tons of food, especially wheat, maize, and soybeans imported from both countries.

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The African Energy Chamber (AEC) (www.EnergyChamber.org) is pleased to announce it will co-host a series of dialogues focusing on the energy transition in the oil and gas industry with the Oil and Gas Climate Initiative (OGCI).

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FIFA (www.FIFA.com) and The Maurice Revello Tournament (International Festival Espoirs) are collaborating for a unique refereeing milestone, during the 48th edition from 29 May to 12 June 2022. For the first time at a national men’s team competition, all twelve match official trios will be exclusively women.

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Africa accounts for about 14 percent of the world's human population. Over the years, Africa's journey to progress has been hampered by political instability and violence in many regions.

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At the Akindeko market in downtown Osogbo, the capital of Osun State located in South-West Nigeria, the female head of the market (Iya-oloja) Mrs Kabiru, has taken it upon herself to raise awareness on the importance of immunization among the community.

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Hotel Entrepreneur Erwin Jager steps in Luxury Helicopter charter business. Motivated to add value to luxury hotel destinations, it offers especially wealthy travelers’ ultra-high comfort to improve transport between airport and hotel resort in unique locations.

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