KFS launches eight utility vehicles to augment forest Protection

Kenya: The Principal Secretary of the State Department of Forestry, Ephantus Kimotho, has urged Kenya Forest Service to lay focus on resource mobilization and stakeholder engagement as a key strategic objective in the growth of the capacity of the Service to implement the 30 percent tree cover target by 2032.

Homa-Bay county schools to compete in tree growing

Kenya: The Governor of Homa-Bay County, Gladys Wanga, has launched a school tree growing competition that will involve all schools in the county in a bid to increase the country's forest cover from the current 3% to 30%.

PR Event in Ebène Cybercity for Flyover Ebène Project

Mauritius: A Public Relations exercise with tenants and stakeholders of Ebène Cybercity in view of the construction of the new interchange along the M3-A14 corridor (Flyover Ebène project) was held on Tuesday, 21 March 2023, at the Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee Tower in Ebène.

Mauritius Qualifications Authority renews RPL Support Scheme

Mauritius: The Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) Support Scheme, a process to officially recognise and validate competencies gained outside the formal education and training system for the purpose of certification, was renewed yesterday, between the Human Resource Development Council (HRDC) and the Mauritius Qualifications Authority (MQA), during a ceremony held at the Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee Tower, in Ebène. The event was followed by a workshop on Portfolio Development for 100 new potential candidates.

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World Organisation for Animal Health Monique Eloit pays courtesy visit to Masisi office

Botswana: This morning, 21 February 2023, the Director General of the World Organisation for Animal Health, Dr Monique Eloit, together with her delegation, paid a courtesy call on His Excellency Dr Mokgweetsi E.K Masisi at the Office of the President in Gaborone (Botswana).

Beijing: Chinese citizens suffer amid collapsing economy

Beijing, China: The risk of social unrest has been lurking amongst Chinese nationals as the economy continues to fall. The economy of China has been suffering, with the least relaxation in sight with the rising proportion of educated unemployment in the country. Beijing’s old economy has already been saturated as the manufacturers(both Chinese and foreign) look towards offshoring the manufacturing units.

Botswana host 18th Ordinary Session of CISSA in Gaborone

Botswana: Members of the Intelligence and Security organs of Africa have assembled in Gaborone, Botswana, for the 18th Ordinary Session of the Committee of Intelligence and Security Services of Africa (CISSA). The conference, which commenced on 29th January 2023, is held under the theme “𝗙𝗼𝗼𝗱 𝗦𝗲𝗰𝘂𝗿𝗶𝘁𝘆, 𝗖𝗼𝗻𝗳𝗹𝗶𝗰𝘁 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝗣𝗲𝗮𝗰𝗲 𝗶𝗻 𝗔𝗳𝗿𝗶𝗰𝗮”.

South Africa: National Defence Force informs about promotions, transfers of Army personnel

South Africa: A few weeks ago, it was a buzz of excitement throughout the South African National Defence Force when the bulletin was released, informing the members of the SA National Defence Force about promotions and transfers of SA Army senior principals. Brigadier General H. J. Stroebel was one of the fortunate principals that was blessed with a promotion to the rank of Major General.

South Africa: Selfless valour, asking for nothing in return, says Lieutenant General

South Africa: Brave men and women in the military should always be honoured for their sacrifices because they willingly risk their lives to protect the people’s freedom. This is a selfless act of valour, asking for nothing in return.