L’AFC signe l’Accord de coopération avec la Société financière internationale

LAGOS, Nigeria, le 18 Octobre 2017, -/African Media Agency (AMA)/- L’Africa Finance Corporation (AFC) est devenue ce mois-ci le 30ème membre de l’Accord de coopération (MCA) lors de l’Assemblée générale annuelle de la Banque mondiale, à Washington DC. Créé par l’IFC (Société financière internationale) en 2009, cet accord a pour objectif de favoriser la collaboration parmi…

AFC signs Master Cooperation Agreement with International Finance Corporation

LAGOS, Nigeria, 18 October 2017,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- Africa Finance Corporation (AFC) has this month become the 30th member of the Master Cooperation Agreement (MCA) at the World Bank’s Annual Meetings in Washington DC. Created by the International Finance Corporation’s (IFC) in 2009, the MCA seeks to enhance cooperation among member development finance institutions (DFIs). Aside…

United States Dedicates the New U.S. Embassy in N’Djamena, Chad

The new Embassy is situated on a 12-acre site southeast of downtown, and includes a Chancery, a Marine Security Guard residence, support buildings, and facilities for the Embassy community WASHINGTON D.C., United States of America, October 17, 2017,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- In an important symbol of our enduring partnership with the people of the Republic of…

Kicking off Africa Week – Guterres says women and youth can unleash continent’s potential

The Secretary-General said the international community must change the way it looks at the African continent NEW YORK, United States of America, October 17, 2017,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- Kicking off ‘Africa Week’ at UN, Guterres says women and youths can unleash continent’s potential. Africa must focus on young people, empower women and girls, and be innovative…

Message of Condolence following the Attack with Massive Explosion in Mogadishu from Foreign Minister Mr. Kono

TOKYO, Japan, October 17, 2017,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- On 16 October, Mr. Taro Kono, Minister for Foreign Affairs, conveyed the following message to H.E. Mr. Yusuf-Garaad Omar, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of the Federal Republic of Somalia, regarding the damage with numerous deaths and injuries caused by the explosion of a car filled…

Announcement of changes to the national executive by President Jacob Zuma

PRETORIA, South Africa, October 17, 2017,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/-  After careful consideration, I have decided to make the following changes to the National Executive; Professor Hlengiwe Mkhize is the Minister of Higher Education and Training Ms Ayanda Dlodlo is the Minister of Home Affairs Ms Mmamaloko Kubayi is the Minister of Communications Mr David Mahlobo…

WHO supports the immunization of 874 000 people against yellow fever in Nigeria

The last yellow fever outbreak in Nigeria was reported in 2002, with 20 cases and 11 deaths GENEVA, Switzerland, October 17, 2017,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- The Government of Nigeria has launched a campaign to immunize 873 837 people against yellow fever in the states of Kwara and Kogi. The ten-day campaign began on Friday (13 October)…

USAID Launches $181 Million in Activities to Help Prevent Maternal and Child Deaths

The Transform suite of activities are designed based on lessons learned from past investments to strengthen the implementation of Ethiopia’s Health Sector Transformation Plan ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, October 17, 2017,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) officially launched a suite of four activities to address preventable maternal and child deaths in Ethiopia….

Somalia: Urgent medical supplies reach hospitals for bomb blast victims

In the past 48 hours, official sources confirm the deaths of 276 people, while over 284 survivors have been admitted to Keysaney, Medina, Daru Alshifa, Mogadishu City, Somali Sudanese and Kalkaal hospitals MOGADISHU, Somalia, October 17, 2017,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and the Somali Red Crescent Society (SRCS) have…

Statement by United Nations Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process, Nickolay Mladenov, on his meeting with Palestinian Prime Minister Hamdallah in Ramallah

The agreement provides for the return of the crossings of Gaza to the Palestinian Authority by 1 November CAIRO, Egypt, October 17, 2017,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- “This afternoon I met with Palestinian Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah to discuss the implementation of the intra-Palestinian agreement that was signed in Cairo on 12 October. The agreement provides for…

Minister Muthambi launches the European Union Public Service Training & Capacity Building Programme at the opening of the 19th Public Sector Trainers’ Forum (PSTF) Conference

Media is invited to attend the launch of the EU – NSG programme and the opening of the 19th PSTF Conference, which will be followed by media briefing CAPE TOWN, South Africa, October 13, 2017,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- The National School of Government (NSG) will be hosting the 19th Public Sector Trainers’ Forum Conference from 16 –…