Workshop on Peace and Conflict Reporting-Cairo
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Workshop on Peace and Conflict Reporting-Cairo

A three-day training workshop on Peace and Conflict Reporting has closed in Cairo, the Egyptian capital, for 18 Somali journalists, and ATMIS officers to equip them with skills needed to engage meaningfully in peace, national cohesion, and stability. The workshop was organised jointly by the Cairo International Center for Conflict Resolution, Peacekeeping and Peacebuilding (CCCPA), […]

Kenya Cabinet to Forgo a Month's Salary
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Kenya Cabinet to Forgo a Month’s Salary

The Kenya Cabinet will forgo one-month salary to raise funds to help Kenyans affected by the ongoing drought. According to the statement from Tuesday’s Cabinet meeting, the members agreed that the funds would be channeled towards ongoing drought mitigations across the country. “All Members will forgo one-month salary as their individual and collective contribution towards […]

Russia, Ethiopia to Cooperate on Network Security
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Russia, Ethiopia to Cooperate on Network Security

Russia intends to increase cooperation with Ethiopia in the fields of digitalization, information network security and digital skills, Ethiopia’s Ministry of Innovation and Technology said. Minister of Innovation and Technology Belete Molla held a discussion with a delegation led by Maxim Parshin, Deputy Minister of Digital Development, Communications and Mass Media of the Russian Federation. […]

ADB Approves $ 14m for Water Project in Ethiopia
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ADB Approves $ 14m for Water Project in Ethiopia

The African Development Fund has approved a $13.95 million grant to the Government of Ethiopia to implement the first phase of a livelihood improvement project for pastoralist communities in Ethiopia’s drylands. The project, Borana Resilient Water Development for Improved Livelihoods Program is expected to enhance access to climate-resilient, gender-sensitive integrated and sustainable water and sanitation […]

FIFA lifts ban on Kenyan soccer
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FIFA lifts ban on Kenyan soccer

World football governing body FIFA has lifted a ban on the Football Kenyan Federation (FKF). With that, Kenya will be readmitted to international football. In a statement by FIFA Secretary-General Fatma Samoura, following the ban, the global body will send representatives from both FIFA and the Confederation of African Football (CAF) to meet the newly […]

ECOSOCC Discusses Peace and Security in Africa
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ECOSOCC Discusses Peace and Security in Africa

The Economic, Social and Cultural Council (ECOSOCC) this week held an African Civil Society Organizations’ (CSOs) meeting  on the sharing of experiences and lessons learnt in the field of peace and security; and to assess the progress and challenges in governance, peace and security interventions. The meeting in Nairobi, held in collaboration with the Common Market for Eastern and […]