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Download logoTurkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency (TİKA) built science laboratories for applied physics and chemistry classes in al-Mustaqbal Girls’ High School, run by the Welfare and Development Charity Organization (WeDCO), in the city of Kassala in eastern Sudan.

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From 30 November to 2 December 2021, Dakar will serve as the capital for Sahelian youth. The Senegalese capital will host young people from 10 Sahel countries for the first edition of the YouthConnekt Sahel Forum.

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Download logoThe Humanitarian Coordinator in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, David McLachlan-Karr, today expressed his outrage following a new attack by an armed group on a site hosting internally displaced people in Hivo, near to the Drodro site in Ituri province.

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Download logoThe United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has welcomed a consignment of fortified vegetable oil worth KES 112.2 million (US$1 million) from the Russian Federation in support of its resilience building activities in the drought-stricken arid counties of Kenya.

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Download logoFollowing consultations with the Government of Côte d’Ivoire and the Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group (www.AfDB.org), the 2021 Africa Investment Forum scheduled for December 1-3, 2021, in Abidjan, is postponed until further notice.

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Download logoFrom 22-25 November 2021, a four-day Training Academy on disaster risk reduction and early warning systems took place. Experts responsible for disaster risk management and meteorological/hydrological services from the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), IGAD Member States, Southern Africa Development Community (SADC), as well as Malawi, Mozambique, and the United Republic of Tanzania participated.

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During a webinar entitled “Global Mobile Camera Trends 2022: Innovation Talk”, experts in the field of optical imaging technology along with leading industry research analysts discussed how camera systems are evolving, and how they have become critical for OEMs as consumers place increasing importance on image capture.

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Eight male and five female teams put up an exciting and action-packed performance in the Rugby Africa Sevens World Cup qualifiers (www.RugbyAfrique.com) that took place this weekend at the Paa Joe Stadium in Kumasi.

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Download logoThe race to determine the winner of the FIFA (FIFA.com) Puskás Award 2021 is under way. Who will succeed 2020 recipient Son Heung-min in claiming the coveted crown? The 11-strong shortlist for the best goal during the award period has been revealed and the candidates are as follows:

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Download logoA half-day workshop on ‘Inclusive Governance of Disability in Mauritius’ was held, today, at the National Empowerment Foundation Building, Port Louis. An initiative of the Ministry of Social Integration, Social Security and National Solidarity, the workshop saw the participation of several Non-Governmental Organisations.

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Download logoThe South African Government wishes to welcome the Indian ‘A’ Cricket Team that is currently in South Africa to play three unofficial test matches against the South African ‘A’ Team.

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Download logoThe South African Government joins the international community in commemorating the 44th United Nations International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People, as well as renewing South Africa’s shared commitment to a just and lasting solution to the question of Palestine.

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Download logoThe World Health Organization (WHO), UNICEF and the country’s stakeholders on nutrition discussed advancing the nutrition agenda in Uganda in a one-day symposium, convened by the Ministry of Health, under the theme Strengthening Information System for Nutrition.

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Some of the African continent’s top sports stars have confirmed their participation for this Sunday’s annual Mandela Remembrance Walk and Run (www.MandelaWalkandRun.com) event, which takes place worldwide on 5 December 2021.

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Download logoThe Association of Secretaries General of Parliaments, an organ of the world body of parliaments - the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) - has elected Acting Secretary to the Parliament of the Republic of South Africa, Ms Penelope Baby Tyawa, as a member of its 9-member Executive Committee.

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Download logoAlgerian authorities must immediately release human rights lawyer Abderraouf Arslane and drop bogus “false news” and terrorism-related charges against him which stem from his defense of Hirak activists and the expression of his opinions online, said Amnesty International today ahead of the start of his trial on 30 November.

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Download logoThe Serious Fraud Office and UK Government used the funds recovered since the 2018 case to benefit the people of Chad; £4.4 million has been used to provide life-saving support for over 150,000 people to address food insecurity and treat malnutrition; The UK also deployed an Emergency Medical Team to help support Chad’s Covid-19 response, including distributing vital medical and hygiene kits.

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Download logoThe thirteenth meeting of Trade Ministers of ECOWAS Member States was held on 25th November 2021 at Hotel Sarakawa in Lomé, the Togolese capital. The meeting, which was a follow-up to the Meeting of Experts of ECOWAS Member States in charge of trade, held on 24th November 2021 in Lomé, was aimed at reviewing and validating the report and draft documents for the operationalization of the ECOWAS Regional Competition Authority (ERCA), which is expected to start operations soon.

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Download logoBuilding on lessons learned from our collective experience with dose donations over the past several months, the African Vaccine Acquisition Trust (AVAT), the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) and COVAX wish to draw the attention of the international community to the situation of donations of COVID-19 vaccines to Africa, and other COVAX participating economies, particularly those supported by the Gavi COVAX Advance Market Commitment (AMC).

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Download logoAs Tanzania approaches its 60th Anniversary of Independence, President Samia Suluhu Hassan has highlighted some of the country's achievements. Tanzania has accomplished so much in the last 60 years, President Samia stated yesterday at the occasion, while officially opening the 20th conference of financial institutions in Dodoma.

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The United States Agency for International Development (USAID), on behalf of the American people, has launched a new $5.8 million, five-year, public-private partnership to strengthen Madagascar’s chocolate and spices industry, improve farmer livelihoods, and conserve biodiversity.

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Download logoAfrica Data Centres (www.AfricaDataCentres.com), the largest network of interconnected, carrier- and cloud-neutral data centre facilities on the continent, is pleased to announce that it has officially opened its new 10MW data centre facility in Lagos, Nigeria.

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Download logoGuinea The Bureau of the FIFA Council has decided to appoint a normalisation committee for the Guinean Football Association (FGF) following a series of irregularities that took place during the electoral process of the FGF.

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Download logoMinister for Constitution and Legal Affairs, Professor Palagamba Kabudi has disclosed that the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) has declared July 7th of each year, as the "World Kiswahili Language Day".

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Download logoUN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet today begins a seven-day official mission to Burkina Faso and Niger, at the invitation of the respective governments. Bachelet will be in Burkina Faso until 1 December.

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Download logoThe United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) welcomes a US$5.7 million contribution from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) to support people experiencing vulnerability to food insecurity across urban and rural areas.

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The Ministry of Health and Social Services in Namibia in collaboration with its development partners led by the World Health Organisation (WHO) is conducting a Health Sector performance review that will cover the period 2009 to date.

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Download logoFIFA (www.FIFA.com) publishes tomorrow a documentation about the latest tests of semi-automated offside technology ; Pierluigi Collina and Johannes Holzmüller explain the advancement of the tests to date; Further tests at FIFA Arab Cup outlined at Leaders MEET in Doha.

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Download logoDear members of the press, INVITATION TO PRE-AFRICA INVESTMENT FORUM PRESS CONFERENCE, MONDAY 29 NOVEMBER I am delighted to invite you to participate in a pre-Africa Investment Forum press conference scheduled for Monday 29 November, from 12pm to 1pm GMT.

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Download logoCity Cancer Challenge Foundation (www.CityCancerChallenge.org) (C/Can) CEO, Dr Susan Henshall and Regional Director for Africa and Eastern Europe, Sophie Bussmann-Kemdjo, will meet with the Hon. Kwaku Agyemang-Manu, Ghana’s Minister for Health on Tuesday 30 November as part of an official visit to the country.

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