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Month: February 2024

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Eritrean Cycling team crowned Champion of Tour du Rwanda

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Eritrean Cycling team crowned Champion of Tour du Rwanda

The Eritrean National Cycling Team clinched victory in the 16th edition of the Tour du Rwanda 2024, outperforming 19 national and club teams from Africa and Europe. The team secured first place with a cumulative time of 52 hours, 32 minutes, and 32 seconds. On the final day of the competition, February 25, the Eritrean National Cycling Team maintained its leading positions from previous stages, ultimately emerging as the overall […]

todayFebruary 25, 2024

President Isaias visits historical sites in Cairo

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President Isaias visits historical sites in Cairo

President Isaias Afwerki and his delegation, who are on an official visit to the Republic of Egypt on invitation by President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi today, February 25, visited the Egyptian National Museum and other historical and religious sites in Cairo. Accompanied by Egypt’s Minister of Water Resources, President Isaias explored the National Museum of Egypt, which is renowned for its collection of Pharaonic antiquities, mummies, and ancient artifacts that illustrate […]

todayFebruary 25, 2024

Namibia

Geingob laid to rest at Heroes’ Acre

The late President Hage Geingob was laid to rest at the Heroes’ Acre outside Windhoek on Sunday. Geingob was accorded a 21-gun salute before being laid to rest in one of four mausoleums at the national shrine. Namibia’s third Head of State died at a hospital in Windhoek on 04 February 2024, shortly after being diagnosed with cancer. Speaking at the burial, chief mourner President Nangolo Mbumba said Geingob has […]

todayFebruary 25, 2024 7

United Kingdom steps up health support for women and girls in Gaza

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United Kingdom steps up health support for women and girls in Gaza

Foreign Secretary David Cameron announces £4.25m in aid to support sexual and reproductive healthcare in Gaza; Support expected to help UN agency UNFPA reach more than 110,000 women with community midwives, menstrual hygiene kits and clean birth delivery kits; Comes as women and girls in Gaza increasingly at risk of disease, pregnancy complications and gender-based violence. The Foreign Secretary has announced new funding to tackle the sexual and reproductive healthcare crisis in […]

todayFebruary 25, 2024 1

Breaking the chain of measles spread amongst children in Tanzania

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Breaking the chain of measles spread amongst children in Tanzania

Nearly 8 million children in Tanzania have received vaccinations to stay protected against measles-rubella following the recent sporadic and hot spots of measles outbreaks in different areas of the country since July 2022.  In response, the Ministry of Health together with the World Health Organization and partners conducted several periodic surveillance exercises and now the intensive vaccination campaign which targeted children between 12 months to 52 months of age across […]

todayFebruary 25, 2024

World Health Organization (WHO) and Tanzania Ministry of Health take action to improve access to essential medicines for epilepsy and Parkinson disease

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World Health Organization (WHO) and Tanzania Ministry of Health take action to improve access to essential medicines for epilepsy and Parkinson disease

Tanzania is paving the way in the African region on the implementation of the Intersectoral Global Action Plan on epilepsy and other neurological disorders 2022-2031 (IGAP). Using epilepsy and Parkinson disease as tracer conditions, WHO and Tanzania Ministry of Health are working together to identify barriers to medication access and interventions to improve access, in collaboration with local partners, including people with lived experience, health care providers and civil society […]

todayFebruary 25, 2024 1

Namibia

China hopes Namibia continues Geingob’s mission

Jiang Zuojun, Vice Chairperson of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference, said his country firmly believes that the people of Namibia will carry on the mission of late President Hage Geingob, making strides in national development and revitalisation. Zuojun, who was speaking at the memorial service of the late president, said for nearly 10 years under the leadership of Geingob, Namibia enjoyed a stable society, sound economic development, and constant […]

todayFebruary 25, 2024 6

World Trade Organization and FIFA reaffirm commitment to Cotton-4 plus African countries

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World Trade Organization and FIFA reaffirm commitment to Cotton-4 plus African countries

Special event organised around the 13th World Trade Organization (WTO) Ministerial Conference in Abu Dhabi; FIFA President commits to introduce C4+ products into FIFA (www.FIFA.com) programmes;WTO Director-General stresses that it is a must for Africa to tap into the global football economy. FIFA President Gianni Infantino has stressed the importance of FIFA’s partnership with the World Trade Organization (WTO) in delivering on actions that provide real impact in improving lives and livelihoods […]

todayFebruary 25, 2024 1

Namibia

Mbumba urges Namibians to honour Geingob by executing their mandates

Namibian President Nangolo Mbumba has said one of the best ways Namibians can honour the late President Hage Geingob is for them to continue executing their mandates on the basis of accountability, transparency, honesty and commitment. Mbumba, who made these remarks at the late president’s official memorial service in Windhoek on Saturday, added that Namibians should understand that, as the late president used to say, “Without effective governance and without […]

todayFebruary 25, 2024 2

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