African Development Bank projects improve job opportunities for young people in Cameroon

The African Development Bank (AfDB) ( has underscored the success of its program aimed at bolstering job opportunities for young people in Cameroon. At a meeting convened in Yaoundé on April 9, 2024, chaired by Marie-Laure Akin-Olugbade, the Bank Group’s Vice-President for Regional Development, Integration, and Business Delivery, stakeholders across various sectors gathered to discuss […]

World Bank Reserve Advisory & Management Partnership (RAMP) Trust Fund to Improve Public Asset Management Announces Second Beneficiary, Cabo Verde

Download logo The World Bank announced the Central Bank of Cabo Verde (CBCV) as the second beneficiary of a multi-donor trust fund for advancing public asset management worldwide. Representatives from CBCV and the World Bank signed the technical assistance agreement, which delivers technical advisory services under the World Bank’s Reserve Advisory & Management Partnership (RAMP) […]

Egypt: President El-Sisi receives the Director of Russia’s Foreign Intelligence Service

Download logo Today, President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi met with Director of the Foreign Intelligence Service of the Russian Federation, Sergei Naryshkin, and his accompanying delegation. The meeting was attended by Director of the General Intelligence Service, Major General Abbas Kamel. Spokesman for the Presidency, Counselor Dr. Ahmed Fahmy, said the meeting focused on the regional […]

From crisis to collaboration: Reducing meningitis mortality in Huambo province, Angola

Download logo It’s early morning, but Soba Arão Moma, a traditional leader in Benfica neighbourhood in Huambo province, Angola, is already interacting with residents and handing out leaflets. His mission is clear: to ensure everyone is fully informed about the meningitis outbreak affecting Angola’s Huambo province and that no sick children are at home unattended […]

Ethiopia Strengthens Emergency Response with One Health Rapid Response Team Training

Download logo Ethiopia has taken a significant step forward in fortifying its emergency response capabilities through the implementation of the One Health Rapid Response Team (OHRRT) training. Organized by key stakeholders including the World Health Organization (WHO), the UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA), and the National One Health Steering Committee.  This initiative demonstrates Ethiopia's unwavering […]

World Health Organization (WHO), Private Sector Health Alliance of Nigeria (PSHAN) partner to accelerate primary healthcare revitalization in Nigeria

Download logo As part of the innovative drive towards transforming primary healthcare delivery in Nigeria, the World Health Organization (WHO) officially signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Private Sector Health Alliance of Nigeria (PSHAN) under the “Adopt-A-Healthcare Facility Program (ADHFP)”. The signing ceremony by WHO Representative in Nigeria Dr Walter Kazadi Mulombo, and […]

Uganda Signs its Fourth Country Programme Framework (CPF) for 2024-2029

Hon. Ruth Nankabirwa Ssentamu, Minister of Energy and Mineral Development, and Hua Liu, IAEA Deputy Director General and Head of the Department of Technical Cooperation, signed Uganda’s Country Programme Framework (CPF) for the period of 2024-2029 on 16 February 2024. A CPF is the frame of reference for the medium-term planning of technical cooperation between […]

Ethiopia High-Level Pledging Event: Government of Ethiopia and International Partners Meet in Geneva to Boost Humanitarian Funding for Ethiopia

Download logo With the humanitarian situation in Ethiopia now critical, the Government of Ethiopia and international partners meet today in Geneva to raise international support as the country’s UN-backed $3.24 billion humanitarian response plan for 2024 remains less than 5 per cent funded. The Governments of Ethiopia and the United Kingdom – together with the […]

Cameroon: African Development Bank bolsters Central Africa presence with inauguration of new regional office in Yaoundé

In a move that reaffirms its commitment to Central Africa’s development course, the African Development Bank (AfDB) ( has inaugurated an ultramodern regional office building in Yaoundé, Cameroon. Joseph Dion Ngute, Prime Minister of Cameroon, and Marie-Laure Akin-Olugbade, the Bank Group's Vice-President for the Regional Development, Integration and Business Delivery Complex, led the opening ceremony […]

Shri Bramha Kumar appointed as the next Ambassador of India to the Republic of Zimbabwe

Download logo Shri Bramha Kumar (IFS: 2005), presently Joint Secretary in the Ministry, has been appointed as the next Ambassador of India to the Republic of Zimbabwe. He is expected to take up the assignment shortly. Distributed by APO Group on behalf of Ministry of External Affairs – Government of India. Source: Apo-Opa