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The Kingdom of the Netherlands and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) signed a new agreement on Thursday extending support to strengthening the rule of law and expanding access to justice for the people of South Sudan through 2020. The new funding totals US$10.2 million until March 2020. During the signing ceremony, Netherlands Ambassador Geert Geut shared his view that the Netherlands… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/undp-and-kingdom-of-netherlands-sign-new-cooperation-agreement-to-continue-support-to-access-to-justice-and-rule-of-law-in-south-sudan?lang=en

Posted by: APO | 21 September 2017

Museveni, German Minister discuss Security in the Horn

President Yoweri Museveni has called upon the international community to take more interest in the situation in Somalia saying although the regional security forces were doing a good job, there was need to develop and strengthen local security forces such as the police and army and for the international community to get involved to put an end to the instability there. “Uganda is mainly characterized… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/museveni-german-minister-discuss-security-in-the-horn?lang=en

Assistant Inspector of Police Annah Chota from Zimbabwe has received the [International Female Police Peacekeeper Award](http://www.un.org/en/peacekeeping/sites/police/femalepolicenetwork.shtml) for her service and achievements in the United Nations Interim Security Force for Abyei (UNISFA). The award was given at the [International Women and Law Enforcement Conference](http://2017iwlec.com.au/) in… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/assistant-inspector-of-police-annah-chota-selected-as-international-female-police-peacekeeper-2017?lang=en

Many African nations aspire to attract foreign investment and hope to create environments to facilitate the flow of people and capital. Namibia has the great advantage of being one of the most attractive destinations for investors and offering stability, social justice, a government focused on good governance and transparency, gender equality, respect for the environment, improved quality of life,… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/africas-bestkept-secret-namibia-i-personally-welcome-you?lang=en

Les responsables et cadres des collectivités territoriales et les responsables des institutions de formation qui offrent des cursus au profit des collectivités territoriales en Afrique ont pris part du 18 au 20 septembre 2017 au Campus de l’Université Internationale de Rabat (UIR), sis à dans le Technopolis de Salé (Maroc), au premier forum qui leur était dédié sous l’égide de Cités… Read more on https://uclga.africa-newsroom.com/press/sale-forum-african-local-government-academy-center-of-excellence-for-the-training-and-capacity-building-of-local-elected-officials-and-senior-staff-of-african-local-governments?lang=fr

The first forum for local government officials and managers of training institutions who offer training for African local governments took place at the Campus of the International University of Rabat (UIR), located at the Technopolis of Salé (Morocco) on September 18-20, 2017. The forum was dedicated to the theme, “Human Resources in African Local Governments: The Time to Act … is Now!” and was… Read more on https://uclga.africa-newsroom.com/press/sale-forum-african-local-government-academy-center-of-excellence-for-the-training-and-capacity-building-of-local-elected-officials-and-senior-staff-of-african-local-governments?lang=en

Lors d’un forum organisé aujourd’hui, en marge de l’Assemblée générale des Nations Unies, sur la meilleure manière de Tirer profit des compétences pour enclencher une transformation du monde rural et réaliser les Objectifs de développement durable, la FAO a insisté sur le fait que les activités agricoles et non agricoles en milieu rural revêtaient un potentiel inexploité capable de générer… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/les-activites-agricoles-et-non-agricoles-en-milieu-rural-peuvent-apporter-des-solutions-au-chomage-des-jeunes-en-afrique?lang=fr

Dentro de duas semanas, mais de 300 visitantes de 28 países diferentes irão juntar-se a figuras governamentais e a líderes executivos da indústria em Maputo, Moçambique. Irão reunir-se para discutir os desafios técnicos e comerciais que as indústrias agroalimentares e de fertilizantes enfrentam na região. O evento é uma conferência de três dias e inclui uma receção de gala apresentada… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/east-and-southern-africa-fertilizer-and-agribusiness-leaders-come-to-maputo-to-discuss-how-to-boost-regional-food-security-and-prosperity?lang=pt

In two weeks over 300 visitors from 28 different countries will join senior government figures and leading industry executives in Maputo, Mozambique. They will all gather to discuss the technical and commercial challenges facing the fertilizer and agribusiness industries in the region. The event is a three-day conference, including a gala reception hosted by OCP Africa, and is organized by CRU ([www.CRUgroup.com](https://protect-eu.mimecast.com/s/ZxkuBkZOvrTK))… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/east-and-southern-africa-fertilizer-and-agribusiness-leaders-come-to-maputo-to-discuss-how-to-boost-regional-food-security-and-prosperity?lang=en

On the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly, Bloomberg Philanthropies hosted by former mayor of New York Michael Bloomberg, inaugurated its first Global Business Forum with an astounding line up of global innovators, including Africa’s richest man, Nigerian industrialist Aliko Dangote. Following talks by former US president Bill Clinton, French president Emmanuel Macron, Apple CEO Tim… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/michael-bloomberg-inaugurated-its-first-global-business-forum-with-an-astounding-line-up-of-global-innovators-including-africas-richest-man-nigerian-industrialist-aliko-dangote?lang=en

Clarion has published the Agenda for the inaugural Gaming Africa Conference, which is taking place across 24 and 25 October in Johannesburg. The agenda, for the free-to-attend business event, is available to download from the dedicated website, http://www.GamingAfrica.za.com. Created as a networking opportunity for both the industry and its regulators to share knowledge and best practice, Gaming Africa will… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/major-gaming-industry-leaders-confirmed-to-speak-at-the-world-class-gaming-africa-conference-in-johannesburg?lang=en

Lors d’un forum organisé aujourd’hui, en marge de l’Assemblée générale des Nations Unies, sur la meilleure manière de Tirer profit des compétences pour enclencher une transformation du monde rural et réaliser les Objectifs de développement durable, la FAO a insisté sur le fait que les activités agricoles et non agricoles en milieu rural revêtaient un potentiel inexploité capable de générer… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/farming-and-rural-nonfarm-activities-can-provide-solutions-to-rising-youth-employment-in-africa?lang=fr

Farming and rural non-farm-based activities still have untapped potential to generate employment opportunities for Africa’s rising youth population, FAO stressed today at a high level forum – Harnessing Skills for Rural Transformation and achieving the Sustainable Development Goals – held at the margins of the United Nations General Assembly. Africa has the youngest population and the fastest growing… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/farming-and-rural-nonfarm-activities-can-provide-solutions-to-rising-youth-employment-in-africa?lang=en

– Toshiba has concluded a package deal agreement for equipment supply for geothermal power plants in Turkey – Subject to steam conditions, etc., Toshiba is given preferential negotiation rights for supplying steam turbines and generators for three plants Toshiba Corporation ([www.Toshiba.com](http://www.toshiba.com/)) (TOKYO: 6502) today announced that it has concluded a package deal agreement (PDA)… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/toshiba-concludes-package-deal-agreement-on-geothermal-power-generation-projects-with-turkeys-zorlu-energy-group?lang=en

MetalZoom.Energy (the “Company”) (www.MetalZoom.energy) advises that it has embarked upon the creation of the world’s first Crypto Metal Exchange. The founder of MetalZoom.Energy Marc Ward tells us “Our Crypto-Metal Exchange will provide a platform for miners to auction physical metal to the global consumer without any interference. The blockchain technology ensures zero corruption and results… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/cryptometalexchangec-will-usurp-the-dominant-fraudulent-paper-schemes-that-are-currently-perpetrated-on-comex-and-lbma?lang=en

The U.S. government is dismayed by the violence and death of more than 30 Burundian nationals and a Congolese soldier in Kamanyola, in the Eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (D.R.C.) on September 15. We call upon the Government of the D.R.C. to work with the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and UN peacekeepers to ease tensions between Burundi refugees and their host population.… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/violence-and-death-of-burundi-nationals-in-the-democratic-republic-of-the-congo?lang=en

Government is making efforts to reach all children between the age of 6 to 59 months through an integrated immunisation against preventable diseases such as measles and polio. The Health Minister Dr Aaron Motsoaledi has warned that the department may not achieve the set targets if the anti-vaccine lobby groups continue to mislead parents about the efficacy of immunisation. This follows the protests… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/minister-motsoaledi-warns-antimeasles-vaccine-lobby-groups?lang=en

Amid shifting consumer preferences, rapid advances in technology and ongoing disruption to business models, the new strategic imperative for entertainment and media (E&M) companies is to turn customers into fans – by innovating to create the most compelling, engaging, and intuitive user experiences. Significant shifts are underway in how Africa’s E&M companies compete and generate value, as the… Read more on https://pricewaterhousecoopers-pwc.africa-newsroom.com/press/user-experience-takes-centre-stage-in-africas-entertainment-and-media-industry-pwc-report?lang=en

Le [Partenariat mondial pour l’éducation (GPE)](http://www.globalpartnership.org/fr) ([www.GlobalPartnership.org/fr](http://www.globalpartnership.org/fr)) se réjouit du parrainage conjoint par les gouvernements du [Sénégal](http://www.globalpartnership.org/fr/country/senegal) ([http://APO.af/1Nbamh](http://www.globalpartnership.org/fr/country/senegal)) et de la [France](http://www.globalpartnership.org/fr/about-us/donor/france)… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/senegal-and-france-to-host-global-partnership-for-education-financing-conference?lang=fr

The [Global Partnership for Education (GPE)](http://www.globalpartnership.org/) ([www.GlobalPartnership.org](http://www.globalpartnership.org/)) is delighted that the governments of [Senegal](http://www.globalpartnership.org/country/senegal) ([http://APO.af/YrfC9W](http://www.globalpartnership.org/country/senegal)) and [France](http://www.globalpartnership.org/about-us/donor/france) ([http://APO.af/u1FbF9](http://www.globalpartnership.org/about-us/donor/france))… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/senegal-and-france-to-host-global-partnership-for-education-financing-conference?lang=en

Astria Learning (https://AstriaLearning.com), a empresa líder no desenvolvimento de tecnologia que torna a educação acessível a todos, tem o orgulho de anunciar que vai patrocinar a reunião de diretores do Conselho Africano para a Educação à Distância (ACDE) de 2017 em Lusaca, Zâmbia. O encontro de diretores, que está previsto para os dias 20 e 21 de setembro de 2017, assinala um momento… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/astria-learning-and-the-african-council-for-distance-educationacdecollaborate-to-improve-distance-learning-in-africa?lang=pt

Leader de son secteur dans le développement de technologie rendant l’éducation accessible à tous, Astria Learning ([https://AstriaLearning.com](https://astrialearning.com/)) est fière d’annoncer que l’entreprise parraine la réunion de 2017 du Conseil d’administration du Conseil africain pour l’éducation à distance (ACDE) ayant lieu à Lusaka, en Zambie. Prévue les 20 et 21 septembre 2017,… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/astria-learning-and-the-african-council-for-distance-educationacdecollaborate-to-improve-distance-learning-in-africa?lang=fr

– Compete à Comissão Africana para o Audiovisual e Cinema (CAAC) promover a indústria audiovisual e cinematográfica africana. – A indústria audiovisual e cinematográfica contribui com 5 mil milhões de USD no PIB continental. Reunidos, nesta data, em Nairobi, Quénia, em Sessão Extraordinária do Comité Técnico Especializado sobre Juventude, Cultura e Desporto (STC-YCS2), os Ministros da… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/african-union-member-states-endorse-the-draft-statute-of-the-african-audiovisual-and-cinema-commission-aacc-to-boost-african-cinema-industry?lang=pt

– La commission africaine de l’audiovisuelle et du cinéma (CAAC) sera chargée de promouvoir l’industrie du cinéma et de l’audiovisuelle en Afrique. – L’industrie du cinéma et de l’audiovisuelle représente 5 milliards de $ É-U dans le PIB du continent. Les ministres de la jeunesse, de la culture et du sport de la réunion des États membres de l’Union africaine à Nairobi ont approuvé le projet… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/african-union-member-states-endorse-the-draft-statute-of-the-african-audiovisual-and-cinema-commission-aacc-to-boost-african-cinema-industry?lang=fr

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