Nigerian Army attacks innocent citizens protesting against illegal detention

Nigeria: Gut-wrenching and disturbing news broke yesterday, the 31st day of March 2023, from Abia State to the effect that the combined team of the Nigeria Police Force, the Nigerian Army and other sister security agencies launched an unprovoked attack on innocent and unarmed citizens protesting the continued illegal and unconstitutional detention of the indefatigable Client - Onyendu Mazi Nnamdi Kanu.

Zambia’s ruling party claims US Vice President shames opposition during visit

Zambia: The Ruling United Party for National Development has said that the Visiting United States of America Vice President has shamed the Opposition, who were Prophets of Doom over her visit.

Ministry of water launch EUR40m Forestry programme

South Africa: The Republic of Uganda, represented by the First Deputy Prime Minister, Rebecca Kadaga Alitwala, on behalf of Yoweri Kaguta Museveni, the President of the Republic of Uganda, signed a Forestry Partnership with the European Union on 8th November 2022.

Public-Private partnership boost township economy

South Africa: Glencore Mine officially handed over a workshop to the Municipality on 30 March, worth 8.7 million. This workshop will ensure that the township economy is boosted as it will accommodate SMMEs of Mhluzi Township under one roof.



Mauritius donates cheque of Rs 9,102,763.58 for victims of earthquake in Türkiye and Syria

Mauritius: Mauritius of government gave a cheque amounting to Rs 9,102,763.58, collected through a Teledon organised to raise funds for the victims of the earthquake in Türkiye and Syria, was handed over to the United Nations (UN) Resident Coordinator in Mauritius and Seychelles, Ms Lisa Simrique Singh, by the Minister of Land Transport and Light Rail, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Regional Integration and International Trade, Mr Alan Ganoo, and the Minister of Social Integration, Social Security and National Solidarity, Mrs Fazila Jeewa-Daureeawoo.

Dominica: PM Roosevelt Skerrit meets UN Resident Coordinator for Barbados

Dominica: Prime Minister of the Commonwealth of Dominica, Dr Roosevelt Skerrit, received a courtesy call from UN Resident Coordinator for Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean, Didier Trebucq. He paid his visit on Tuesday, March 28, 2023.

Botswana President Masisi appoints as UN Chair for Changemakers Award Program

Botswana: Dr Mokgweetsi E.K Masisi has been appointed as the United Nations Chair for the Changemakers Award Programme. The Programme is an initiative that seeks to highlight experiences in the way water decisions have built climate resilience, and awards go to those who use innovation and technology to meet Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 6 targets.

South Africa: Quick Reaction Force I deployed in Beni, Mavivi Village

South Africa: The United Nations mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo (MONUSCO) has a mandate which includes the protection of civilians, especially women and children. In line with this mandate, On February 17, 2023, the Republic of South Africa Quick Reaction Force I deployed in the Democratic Republic of Congo in Beni, Mavivi Village, deemed it fit to engage with the local population through a Civil-Military Cooperation project at the Republic of South Africa Quick Reaction Force Base.

Mauritius health minister Dr Jagutpal launches five-day training workshop

Mauritius: The Minister of Health and Wellness, Dr Kailesh Kumar Singh Jagutpal, launched today at the Caudan Arts Centre in Port Louis a five-day inception and training workshop on the project ‘Strengthening food control and phytosanitary capacities and governance’.