Category: Africa

Mohamed Faraj, Economic Support Officer at Netherlands Embassy in Kenya

The Netherlands Embassy in Kenya has unveiled its economic support officer, Mohamed Faraj. At the Embassy, Mohamed is working with the T&I Team. He mainly focused on enhancing the economic relations of the Embassy in different sectors.

US Embassy South Africa DCM Heather Merrit honours Women’s National Soccer Team

The Deputy Chief of Mission, DCM Heather Merrit of the United States Embassy in South Africa, felt pleasured and took the stage to celebrate the success of the United States Women's National Soccer Team and honoured them as the hero of the game.

United Nations and Turkiya to support Ukraine under Grain Deal scheme, shares Embassy

The Embassy of Ukraine in Belgium is delighted to extend its support to Ukraine and shared that the whole World is integrated to ensure Ukrainian grains are exported to Ukraine, which had been blocked by the Russian naval blockade of Ukrainian seaports.

Ghana: Ministry of Foreign Affairs holds joint meeting to strengthen its relations with Portugal

The Foreign Affairs and Defence Minister of Portugal, H.E. Joao Gomes Cravinho and H.E. Helena, Carriers, paid a two-day joint working visit to Ghana on Monday, July 3, 2023, to reaffirm their commitment and strengthen their relations.

US Embassy Eswatini launches Inaugural Academy for Women Entrepreneurs program, shares update

Estawini, Southern Africa: The United States Embassy in Eswatini expressed their pleasure to launch the Inaugural Academy for Women Entrepreneurs (AWE) program in Eswatini at the Manzini American Corner Yesterday, Wednesday, July 5, 2023.

Exploring Diverse Cultures of Republic of Congo: Unveiling Mangbetu People

The Mangbetu people are located in the province of Haut-Uele, in the northeastern reaches of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), residing the captivating Mangbetu people.

READ HERE: Enigmatic Beauty of Tuareg Jewelry originated from nomadic heritage of Tuareg people

Nomadic Splendor: The Enigmatic Beauty of Tuareg Jewelry Renowned as master silversmiths, the Tuareg hold the silver in high regard, considering it the metal of the prophet. Some Tuareg women even refrain from wearing gold, fearing it may bring ill fortune.

US Embassy in Zambia celebrates Juneteenth Today, highlights African American’s freedom struggle

On the occasion of Juneteenth Today, Monday, June 19, 2023, the United States Embassy in Zambia celebrated the end of slavery in the United States and the historical struggle of African Americans to get freedom and equality and honoured the contribution of President Abraham Lincoln to emancipate enslaved Africans in America.

East Africa: Capturing Beauty and Heritage, A Vintage Portrait of a Somali Bantu Woman

The Somali Bantu people are an ethnic group with a distinct cultural heritage and history within the broader Somali population. They are descendants of Bantu-speaking communities who migrated from various regions of East Africa to the coastal areas of Somalia centuries ago.

East Africa: Butter as a Styling Secret, Ethiopian Tribes’ Intricate Hair Creations

East Africa: The Ethiopian tribes of the Afar, Bofana, Hamer, and Karrayyu have a unique tradition of styling their hair—they use butter as an integral part of their haircare routine. The Afar tribe, known for their distinctive 'asdago' afro styles and elaborately curled 'dayta' hairdos, cover their locks in butter, giving them a slightly ashy appearance while offering protection from the sun and keeping their hair supple.

KNOW HERE: Unique Facts about Intore Dance of Rwanda, East Africa

The Intore Dancers, renowned for their remarkable technique, have enormously impacted the Regional traditions and have efficiently showcased their exceptional abilities by leaping over 2.40 meters. Their fame as dancers spread worldwide when they performed at the 1958 World Expo in Brussels. Today, Intore dancers have remained an integral and exceptional part of Rwanda's rich traditions.

Japan Embassy shares schedule of Trail Japanese Lessons in Kenya

The Embassy of Japan in Kenya expressed their pleasure and gratitude and shared about opening the applications for the Trail Japanese Language Lesson in Kenya, east Africa, which is scheduled to commence in June 2023.

French Military Intelligence Reports Spike in Foreign Interference

The French military intelligence agency, DRSD, has released a report highlighting a significant surge in foreign interference targeting the defense sector in 2023, with increased incidents of cyber thefts, blackmail, and fake job interviews primarily from Chinese and Russian actors

Greece Battles Record-Breaking Heatwave: Train Services Disrupted and Public Advised to Stay Vigilant

"Repairs are planned for when temperatures decrease," stated a spokesperson for the railway management. "The condition of the entire rail network is currently under review to ensure safety and prevent further disruptions"

France’s Basketball Teams Face Mixed Results in Pre-Olympic Warm-Up Against Serbia

Despite early contributions from rising star Victor Wembanyama, who scored seven of France's first nine points, the team ultimately succumbed to Serbia with a final score of 67-79