A DHL Express da África Subsaariana (SSA) (www.dpDHL.com) anunciou que a empresa se inscreveu como patrocinador oficial da 2018 DHL eCommerce MoneyAfrica Conference & Exhibition (Confex), que será realizada na nova ala este do Centro Internacional de Convenções da Cidade do Cabo nos dias 14 e 15 de março de 2018. A DHL eCommerce MoneyAfrica Confex estabeleceu-se como uma das maiores oportunidades… Read more on https://dhl.africa-newsroom.com/press/dhl-announces-title-partnership-of-africas-largest-ecommerce-and-fintech-event?lang=pt

DHL Express Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) ([www.dpDHL.com](http://www.dpdhl.com)) a annoncé que la société s’était engagée en tant que commanditaire en titre dans le cadre de la conférence DHL eCommerce MoneyAfrica Conference & Exhibition (Confex) de 2018, qui se tiendra dans la nouvelle aile Est du centre de convention international du Cap les 14 et 15 mars 2018. La conférence DHL eCommerce MoneyAfrica… Read more on https://dhl.africa-newsroom.com/press/dhl-announces-title-partnership-of-africas-largest-ecommerce-and-fintech-event?lang=fr

L’association africaine de World Rugby (www.WorldRugby.org), Rugby Afrique (www.RugbyAfrique.com) a dévoilé aujourd’hui le programme des compétitions pour 2018. L’année s’annonce particulièrement chargée avec 10 compétitions totalisant plus d’une centaine de matches de rugby à XV et à VII et jusqu’à 32 Pays participants. Le champion d’Afrique 2018 sera automatiquement qualifié… Read more on https://rugbyafrica.africa-newsroom.com/press/rugby-africa-unveils-the-2018-competition-schedule-32-african-countries-10-competitions-more-than-100-matches?lang=fr

World Rugby’s (www.WorldRugby.org) Africa association, Rugby Africa (www.RugbyAfrique.com), today unveiled its 2018 Competition Schedule. The year promises to be particularly busy with 10 competitions totalling more than one hundred fifteen-a-side and sevens rugby matches and up to 32 participating countries. The 2018 African champion will automatically qualify for the 2019 World Cup in Japan (www.RugbyWorldCup.com),… Read more on https://rugbyafrica.africa-newsroom.com/press/rugby-africa-unveils-the-2018-competition-schedule-32-african-countries-10-competitions-more-than-100-matches?lang=en

The Department of Home Affairs, in partnership with Government Communication and Information System (GCIS), invites members of the media to a media workshop in relation to 2017/18 festive season plans for the South African border environment. It is anticipated that there will be a considerable increase in inbound and outbound movement of people and goods at the various ports of entry around the country.… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/members-of-the-media-are-invited-to-the-workshop-on-south-african-border-environment-during-festive-seasons?lang=en

Economic Commission for Africa’s Adeyinka Adeyemi, on Monday unpacked the PIDA Model Law for private sector investment in transboundary infrastructure in Africa for participants at the on-going Programme for Infrastructure Development in Africa Week in Namibia. Mr. Adeyemi, Senior Advisor and Head of the Regional Integration and Infrastructure Cluster in the ECA’s Capacity Development Division… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/adeyemi-unpacks-pida-model-law-for-transboundary-infrastructure-projects-in-africa-at-pida-week?lang=en

Starting on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women (25 November), hundreds of events worldwide, led by UN Women and partners, bolstered efforts to eliminate violence against women, a pandemic that affects one in three women globally. Events from marches and concerts to sports days took place, and iconic buildings lit up in orange to galvanize attention during the 16 Days… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/the-closing-of-the-16-days-of-activism-to-end-violence-against-women-and-girls-with-leave-no-one-behind-as-the-global-theme?lang=en

Les équipes nationales de rugby du Maroc, de l’Algérie et de la Tunisie s’affronteront du 17 au 23 décembre à Oujda au Maroc durant la seconde édition du tournoi tri-nations du Maghreb. Ce tournoi est organisé à tour de rôle par l’un des pays participants. Selon le Président de Rugby Afrique (www.RugbyAfrique.com), Abdelaziz Bougja, « La première édition à Oran en Algérie en 2016… Read more on https://rugbyafrica.africa-newsroom.com/press/rugby–le-maroc-lalgerie-et-la-tunisie-se-retrouvent-pour-la-seconde-edition-du-tournoi-trinations-du-maghreb?lang=fr

On the 5th of December, Innoventures (http://Innoventures.me) held “Startup Nova – Entrepreneurship Explosion” at the prestigious Hilton Ramses, as the final phase of its Startup Reactor program’s fourth cycle. Cash prizes of 15,000 Euro total were given to four promising startups by VC4A (https://VC4A.com), the program’s partner and main sponsor. Innoventures also announced an upcoming 100… Read more on https://vc4africa.africa-newsroom.com/press/innoventures-announces-4-winners-of-startup-reactor-cycle-four?lang=en

É necessário continuar a trabalhar para ajudar os países a executarem as recomendações formuladas pelos observadores eleitorais da UE, segundo um novo relatório do Tribunal de Contas Europeu (www.ECA.Europa.eu). A forma de apresentar as recomendações melhorou nos últimos anos, afirmam os auditores, mas são necessárias mais consultas com as partes interessadas locais no terreno durante a… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/election-observation-missions-efforts-made-to-follow-up-recommendations-but-better-monitoring-needed-say-european-union-auditors?lang=pt

Selon un nouveau rapport de la Cour des comptes européenne (www.ECA.Europa.eu), des efforts supplémentaires doivent être consentis pour aider les pays à mettre en œuvre les recommandations formulées par les observateurs électoraux de l’UE. D’après les auditeurs, la présentation des recommandations a été améliorée ces dernières années, mais les enquêtes de terrain auprès des parties… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/election-observation-missions-efforts-made-to-follow-up-recommendations-but-better-monitoring-needed-say-european-union-auditors?lang=fr

More work is needed to help countries implement recommendations made by EU election observers, according to a new report from the European Court of Auditors (www.ECA.Europa.eu). The way the recommendations are presented has improved in recent years, say the auditors, but more consultation with local stakeholders on the ground is needed during their preparation. Without interfering in the organisation… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/election-observation-missions-efforts-made-to-follow-up-recommendations-but-better-monitoring-needed-say-european-union-auditors?lang=en

– Completion of the fourth ECF review enables the disbursement of SDR 3.03 million (about US$ 4.3 million). – The ECF-supported program aims to restore macroeconomic stability, promote efficiency in public service delivery, and foster inclusive growth. – The Executive Board also concluded the 2017 Article IV Consultation with Guinea-Bissau. The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF)… Read more on https://imf-fmi.africa-newsroom.com/press/the-international-monetary-fund-executive-board-completes-fourth-review-under-the-extended-credit-facility-arrangement-approves-us-43-million-disbursement-and-concludes-2017-article-iv-consultation-with-guineabissau?lang=en

Agri SA takes notice of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI)’s recently promulgated Codes of Good Practice on Broad Based Black Economic Empowerment. The AgriBEE Sector Codes are not compulsory, but mandatory for any farming enterprise that wants to do business with government. The Codes bring certainty to the agricultural sector in terms of what should be done to bring about transformation.… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/agri-sa-is-concerned-about-the-recently-promulgated-codes-of-good-practice-on-broad-based-black-economic-empowerment-bbbee?lang=en

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of the Italian Republic, via the Italian Agency for Development Cooperation, is making a contribution of 3 million Euros towards the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)’s new Country Programme for Somalia over the period 2017-2020. In partnership with UNFPA, this generous contribution will support the Federal Government of Somalia’s… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/government-of-italy-grants-united-nations-population-fund-unfpa-somalia-three-million-euros-for-the-reduction-of-maternal-mortality-in-somalia?lang=en

Delivered on: 6 December 2017 (Speaker’s notes, may differ from delivered version) Violence against women and girls remains one of the most systematic, widespread human rights violations worldwide. Around the world at least one woman in every three has been beaten, coerced into sex, and otherwise abused in her lifetime. Most often the abuser is a member of her own family. In all, women are victims… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/british-high-commissioners-speaking-notes-at-the-business-cost-of-violence-against-women-and-girls-in-ghana-forum?lang=en

The United Nations, through the Nigeria Humanitarian Fund, has allocated $13.4 million to help thousands of children, women and men in need of urgent humanitarian assistance in crisis-hit north-east Nigeria. The humanitarian emergency in the northeastern Nigeria is one of the most severe in the world today, with 8.5 million people in need of life-saving aid in 2017 in the worst-affected states of… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/united-nations-allocates-134-million-to-support-1-million-people-with-lifesaving-aid-in-northeast-nigeria?lang=en

Samy Badibanga, ex-Prime Minister of the Democratic Republic of the Congo issues an urgent appeal for an international donor conference: As honorary prime minister of the DRC, I join the urgent appeal by the Catholic and Protestant churches in the Congo issued to the international community for an international donor conference for Kasai. A humanitarian operation in Kasai is necessary to put an end… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/congo-kasai–samy-badibanga-lexpremier-ministre-du-congo-lance-un-appel-durgence-a-une-conference-internationale-des-donateurs?lang=en

Le Forum Africa 2017 (www.BusinessForAfricaforum.com) s’est achevé dans la cité balnéaire égyptienne de Charm el-Cheick par une déclaration du Président al-Sissi annonçant sa volonté de renforcer l’intégration africaine. Le Président Abdel Fattah al-Sissi a accueilli cinq chefs d’État et plus de 2 000 dirigeants de 75 pays. Le Forum a insisté sur la nécessité de mobiliser les ressources… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/egypt-looks-to-play-a-key-role-in-driving-regional-integration-in-africa?lang=fr

The Africa 2017 Forum (www.BusinessForAfricaforum.com) wrapped up in the Egyptian resort city of Sharm el Sheikh with a clear message of intent from President Al Sisi to bring Africa closer together. President Abdel Fattah El Sisi hosted five African heads of state and top business leaders from across the continent. The Heads of State stressed on the need for self-reliance and domestic resource mobilisation.… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/egypt-looks-to-play-a-key-role-in-driving-regional-integration-in-africa?lang=en

L’Hôtel Méridien Etoile de Paris accueillera le mercredi 13 et jeudi 14 décembre, un rassemblement d’une haute importance pour le Niger. Portée avec volontarisme et exigence par le Président de la République du Niger, SEM Mahamadou Issoufou, la conférence « Niger Renaissant » (www.NigerRenaissant.org) ambitionne d’être le point de départ d’une nouvelle politique économique et sociale,… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/j2-before-the-conference-for-the-resurgence-of-niger?lang=fr

Posted by: APO | 12 December 2017

J-2 Before the Conference for the Resurgence of Niger

The Méridien Etoile Hotel in Paris will host a gathering of great importance for Niger on Wednesday 13 and Thursday 14 December. Carried out voluntarily and rigorously by the President of the Republic of Niger, HE Mr. Mahamadou Issoufou, the “Niger Renaissant” (www.NigerRenaissant.org) conference aims to be the starting point of a new economic and social policy, focused on strategic investments,… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/j2-before-the-conference-for-the-resurgence-of-niger?lang=en

Businesses in Nigeria can securely request and receive payments directly from their customers without any hassles using PayU’s (www.PayU.com.ng) innovative and secure product called PayU Receive (www.PayU.com.ng/payu-receive). PayU Receive is a secure payment solution that facilitates business-to-business and business-to-consumer payments easily via email or SMS. It allows businesses to make use… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/payu-nigeria-goes-bigger-on-online-payments-with-payu-receive?lang=en

Nigeria has signed a joint declaration on Economic Cooperation with the European Free Trade Association (EFTA) (www.EFTA.int) in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on the sidelines of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) 11th Ministerial Conference. It also represented Africa at the Ministerial Conference through its position as Vice-Chair of the conference. Meanwhile, members of the Friends of Investment Facilitation… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/nigeria-signs-joint-declaration-on-economic-cooperation-with-european-free-trade-association-efta-in-buenos-aires?lang=en

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