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Africa: Gambia Chairs Africa Group At the United Nations

July 7, 2021
BANJUL, 6 July 2021: The Republic of The Gambia has been nominated to chair the Africa Group of Permanent Representatives at the United Nations in New York for the month of July. The Africa Group at the United Nations is made up of 54 African Union Member States. The bloc coordinates efforts on various topics,

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES/QATAR/SOMALIA : Farmajo, spurned by Qatar, turns to UAE crown prince MBZ

May 18, 2021
Qatari envoy Mutlaq bin Majed al-Qahtani’s African trip in early May had a threefold purpose. In a matter of days, he supervised the reopening of diplomatic ties between Nairobi and Mogadishu (AI, 19/03/21) and initiated dialogue with opponents of the Source link

Namibia to Host United Nations World Tourism Organization Regional Conference in June

May 6, 2021
Namibia will host the United Nations World Tourism Organization Regional Conference on Strengthening Brand Africa for the Swift Recovery of the Tourism Sector from the 14 to 16 June in Windhoek. The United Nations World Tourism Regional Director for Africa, Ms. Elcia Grandcourt, has been present in Namibia this past week undertaking a planning mission

UNITED STATES/ETHIOPIA : Pro-Abiy diaspora mobilises in Washington

April 9, 2021
L’American-Ethiopia Public Affairs Committee est venu s’ajouter à la liste déjà longue des associations et groupements d’intérêts éthiopiens basés aux Etats-Unis. Source link

SOUTH AFRICA/UNITED STATES : Arms broker Gareth de Nysschen does battle with US State Department

December 25, 2020
The South African entrepreneur Gareth de Nysschen, the founder and main shareholder in the South African firearms distributor Dave Sheer Guns, has been embroiled in a dispute since the summer with the US State Department and Department of Commerce after they refused him an import licence. Source link

AFRICA/UNITED ARAB EMIRATES : How Abu Dhabi calmed African countries' protests over its visa freeze

December 22, 2020
As part of its preparations for the historic official visit by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahou, which is due to Source link

NIGERIA/UNITED STATES : Washington to take over Madueke clan's $20m villa after judge rejects Sarbonne Estate's claim

December 15, 2020
US Judge Keith Ellison decided late November that Sarbonne Estate cannot block the Department of Justice’s seizure of Nigerian national Kola Aluko’s villa. Source link
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