Tag: Egypt

US Condemns Attack on Libyan High National Elections Commission

US Condemns Attack on Libyan High National Elections Commission

AFRICA, INTERNATIONAL
WASHINGTON D.C., United States of AmericaThe United States strongly condemns today’s ISIS-claimed attack on the Libyan High National Elections Commission in Tripoli. "We offer condolences to the families of the victims and wish a quick recovery for those injured. We stand with all Libyans in the fight against terrorism and remain committed to working with the Government of National Accord to deny ISIS any safe haven in their country." remarks the US Government This terrorist attack against a key pillar of Libya’s fragile democracy only deepens the United States’ commitment to support all Libyans as they prepare for credible and secure elections.
GROHE rolls out ‘Turn Water into Food’ program in Jordan

GROHE rolls out ‘Turn Water into Food’ program in Jordan

INTERNATIONAL
AMMAN, JordanGROHE, the world’s leading German manufacturer in sanitary fittings, in collaboration with the Jordanian Food Bank (JFB) and the Food Banking Regional Network will implement ‘Turn Water into Food’ in Jordan. This initiative aims to raise awareness of water scarcity by saving water in public areas with high consumption levels. Jordan will be the third country in the Middle East to host the award-winning project following its successful launch in Saudi Arabia in 2015 and in Egypt in 2016. Striving to highlight the vital importance of preserving water at schools, which are among the highest public spaces in terms of water consumption, GROHE replaced the taps at Al Juwaida High School for Girls in Jordan with its water saving faucets. The amount of water saved will
Girls in ICT Day celebrated in Somalia with the launch of an ICT initiative

Girls in ICT Day celebrated in Somalia with the launch of an ICT initiative

AFRICA, INTERNATIONAL, TECHNOLOGY
MOGADISGU, Somalia Somalia' s government has celebrated the International Girls in ICT Day in the capital Mogadishu with the launch on an initiative to create gender parity in Somalia’s ICT industry. Organized by Fursad.so in partnership with Somalia’s Research and Education Network (SomaliREN) and Ministry of Post, Telecom and Technology, the event was aimed at drawing the attention of policy makers, academia and the business sector on the challenges faced by girls in ICT. Abdulkadir Mohamed, Fursad.so manager, presented a survey they conducted on the share of women in total number of graduates in ICT. He said out of the 1,233 ICT graduates in 2017 from 23 universities across Puntland, GalMudug, SouthWest, Benadir, Jubbaland and HirShabelle only 9% were female. He added the few who man
Mayor of Mogadishu launches Taakulo Campaign for the month of Ramadan

Mayor of Mogadishu launches Taakulo Campaign for the month of Ramadan

AFRICA
MOGADISHU, Somalia Somalia's Mayor and Governor H.E. Abdirahman Omar Osman has launched theTaakulo campaign for the month of Ramadan in order to support vulnerable people in society in the capital city of Mogadishu. Mayor Eng. Yarisow said “According to the Islamic teachings, it is mandatory among Muslim communities to help one another by giving assistance for those in need of help. With the holy month of Ramadan, expected to start in three weeks, it is imperative to get our souls ready also to plan to deliver aid and assistance to citizens in need who cannot afford to get breakfast food." Several agencies have come up to partner with various stakeholders to help the needy in the society, these among them Banadir regional administrations; Somali ordinary citizens in all 17 districts of
British PM Theresa May speaks with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi

British PM Theresa May speaks with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi

AFRICA, INTERNATIONAL
LONDON, United Kingdom British Prime Minister Theresa May has this afternoon spoken with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi following his re-election over the weekend She congratulated President Sisi on the chance to take Egypt further along the path of democratic transition and said that his public commitment to respecting Egyptian presidential term-limits sent an important and powerful signal about his vision for the country’s future. " I look forward to working closely with President Sisi during his final term in office and  UK wants Egypt to succeed as a stable, prosperous and democratic country." Theresa  said The pair also discussed how the two countries can continue to work together, to further and support Egypt’s economic, education reforms and its counter
Seychelles President congratulates Egyptian re-elected President El-Sisi

Seychelles President congratulates Egyptian re-elected President El-Sisi

AFRICA
VICTORIA, Seychelles Seychelles President Danny Faure has sent a congratulatory message to his Egyptian counterpart,  President El - Sisi  on behalf of the Government and people of the Republic of Seychelles. Seychelles and Egypt as proud African nations have enjoyed a historical relationship, cemented by our common vision and shared aspirations In his message President Faure noted "Seychelles and Egypt as proud African nations have enjoyed a historical relationship, cemented by our common vision and shared aspirations to advance our objectives for the well-being of our countries and the global community."   
Egypt Launches Digital Forensic Lab to Improve Intellectual Property Rights

Egypt Launches Digital Forensic Lab to Improve Intellectual Property Rights

AFRICA, TECHNOLOGY
CAIRO, Egypt: The Government of Egypt has announced today that it is setting up a specialized digital forensic lab for Intellectual Property as part of its enforcement schemes of combating software piracy. The new lab, the first of its kind in the MENA region, is mainly designed to resolve business software and internet-based piracy cases. It authentically recovers data from digital devices and unearths new fraud techniques. The latest measures applied aim to enhance the investigative capabilities and ease the digital forensic evidence acquisition, analysis, and reporting. The cutting-edge techniques and latest technologies employed in the lab devise a road map for judges, prosecutors, and lawyers. The practiced procedures enable them to distinguish the counterfei
USAID Supports Healthy Living in Egypt

USAID Supports Healthy Living in Egypt

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CAIRO, Egypt: Thousands of Egyptians are living healthier lives today thanks to a joint project between the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Ministry of Health and Population to improve the skills of over 700 Egyptian health educators. The project, which began in 2014 and completed this month, featured a combination of training, curriculum development, and media campaigns. We believe that this project has strengthened the Ministry’s ability to deliver effective health messages and address critical health issues According to U.S. Embassy Cairo Chargé d’Affaires Thomas H. Goldberger, “We know how important healthcare is to the Government of Egypt and to the Egyptian people, and that’s why we made this investment and partnered with the Mi