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20220616 1900 WILLSHIR AFRICA TIMELINE

June 16

20220616 1900 WILLSHIR AFRICA TIMELINE

 

ANGOLA – 16 JUN 2022

  • LUANDA – 15 JUN 2022 (19H00) Vice President (VP) Bornito de Sousa is expected to travel to Windhoek to meet Namibian VP Nangolo Mbumba from 15 June 2022 until 18 June 2022. VP de Sousa is set to visit Namibia to hold bilateral talks with the Namibian VP. The VPs will discuss issues and concerns of mutual interests. Furthermore, the members will visit the Etosha National Park and engage with the regional and local authorities over the local authority governance.
  • LUANDA – 16 JUN 2022 (08H30) Sonangol’s Gas and Renewable Energy Business Unit (UNGER) has reaffirmed the availability of gas to the nation. This follows after false claims circulated advising households to reserve gas cylinders due to alleged maintenance at the Luanda Refinery facility. According to UNGER, the production and distribution are operative throughout the country. Furthermore, the company’s management has reiterated its appeal to citizens to purchase gas regularly.

 

BOTSWANA – 16 JUN 2022

  • TOTENG – 16 JUN 2022 (10H30) Arc Minerals Limited has announced the commencement of its maiden exploration programme at its Virgo project in Botswana. This comes as the company aims to further refine its geological knowledge before commencing with an exploratory drill programme. The licenses are located at the prospective Central Structural Corridor of the Kalahari Copper Belt (KCB) and within 10 Kilometres (km) and 50km of Khomecau Zone 5 and Banana Zone copper projects, respectively. This comes after Arc Minerals acquired a 75% interest in Alvis-Crest, the holder of two prospecting licences identified as the Virgo project, in November 2021.

 

DEM. REP. CONGO – 16 JUN 2022

  • KINSHASA – 16 JUN 2022 (01H40) The East African Community (EAC) is expected to deploy a Specialised Regional Force to the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) amid ongoing tensions caused by armed groups in the country’s eastern region. This follows after Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta, in his capacity as Chairperson of the EAC, announced the activation of the EAC Force under the auspices of the EAC to intervene in the ongoing conflict. The Force is expected to be deployed to the Ituri, North Kivu, and South Kivu provinces to stabilise the security situation and enforce peace in support of the DRC security forces and in coordination with the United Nations Organization Stabilization Mission in the DRC (MONUSCO). Kenyatta has stated that Regional Commanders of the respective Defence Forces are scheduled to convene a meeting on Sunday, 19 June 2022, in Nairobi to finalise preparations for the deployment of the Regional Force.
  • KASUMBALESA – 16 JUN 2022 (11H30) Clashes reported by members of the Union for Democracy and Social Progress (UPDS) and the opposition National Union of Federalists of Congo (UNAFEC) in the community of Kasumbalesa, Haut Katanga. Reports indicate that the members of the community are attempting to loot the stores. The situation remains volatile. Members of the public are advised to avoid the area. The Armed Forces of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (FARDC) are on the scene and are attempting to regain control of the situation and enforce the order.
  • GOMA – 16 JUN 2022 (12H20) Protest reported in the city of Goma. Demonstrators are protesting against allegations of Rwanda’s support for the March 23 Movement (M23) rebel group during recent clashes in the North Kivu province. Reports indicate that the demonstrators are looting stores in the city centre of Goma. This protest has been ongoing since 15 June 2022. Motorists are advised to avoid the area. Police are on the scene.
  • KINSHASA – 16 JUN 2022 (15H10) The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has announced that they are suspending all agreements with Rwanda due to them allegedly supporting the March 23 Movement (M23) Militia. The announcement had been made by the Government Spokesperson, Patrick Muyaya, during a meeting on 15 June 2022. Muyaya noted several resolutions by President Felix Tshikedi and the High Council of Defence, including suspending all agreements with Rwanda. The agreements include a commercial deal signed in June 2021 between President Tshisekedi and his Rwandan counterpart Paul Kagame for exploiting gold. Additionally, the agreement on the prevention of tax evasion and double taxation and another on the promotion and protection of investments, among others, have been suspended. The suspension of the agreements follows the ban set on the Rwandan national carrier RwandAir from landing on Congolese soil.

 

ESWATINI – 16 JUN 2022

  • MBABANE – 15 JUN 2022 (19H30) Public Sector Union announced the signing of a deadlock on negotiations with the Government of eSwatini. The Union stated that points raised in the meeting include the review of salaries, improved service delivery, allowances and the adjustment of the cost of living for the 2022/2023 financial year. The Union further noted that the Government did not agree to the listed points at the Joint Negotiations Forum (JNF), resulting in the next step to escalate the agreement to the Conciliation Mediation and Arbitration Commission (CMAC).
  • MANZINI – 16 JUN 2022 (10H45) Teacher Unions in eSwatini have threatened to embark on a strike action from July 2022. This follows after the Government and the Union reached an impasse following the negotiations. The Swaziland National Association of Teachers (SNAT) President Mbongwa Dlamini has further advised the unions to prepare for a possible strike due to the Government’s decision over the no work, no pay law toward striking workers.

 

ETHIOPIA- 16 JUN 2022

  • JABI TEHNAN – 16 JUN 2022 (13H20) Project Waterfall announced the completion of a four-year project in the Jabi Tehnan community, Ethiopia. Project Waterfall Director Rebecca Hodgson stated that it was launched in 2018 and provided improved water, sanitation and hygiene services to the community. Hodgson further stated that a solar energy water pump system has also been implemented in the region to provide clean water to the community.

 

GHANA – 16 JUN 2022

  • HO – 15 JUN 2022 (19H20) The Police Administration has announced the promotions of two officers for arresting officer Lotsu Agbeko. This follows after Agbeko failed to stop at the Have Police barrier. The two officers, Inspector Azumah Komla and Felix Diameh proceeded to chase Agbeko and arrested him in the Kpeve area following an accident which injured Agbeko. Agbeko had been transferred to the Police Hospital for investigations. The Police officers confiscated 84 parcels of suspected Indian Hemp from Agbeko. The suspect is expected to appear before the Courts following the Police investigation.
  • ACCRA – 15 JUN 2022 (20H15) The National Disaster Management Organisation (NADMO) has announced an alert for adverse weather expected in Ghana throughout the night. NADMO urged residents in the Accra, Kosoa, Cape Coast and Takoradi regions to take precautionary measures and remain vigilant for any flooding and evacuate residential communities accordingly.
  • ACCRA – 16 JUN 2022 (14H00) The 31st Ordinary Session of the Administration and Finance Committee (AFC) of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) is expected to be held from today 16 June 2022, to 21 June 2022 in Accra, Ghana. The AFC will be considering a memorandum on the financial situation of the Community, a presentation on the Staff Skills Audit and a manual of Procedures for Human Resources, among others.
  • AMASAMAN – 16 JUN 2022 (15H00) The Ghana Police Services (GPS) have arrested four suspects in connection with a robbery incident that occurred on 04 June 2022. The suspects include three Military personnel Yinsabilik Gabriel, Elikem Adams, Asiedu Stanley and their accomplice Malik. Reports indicate that the four suspects robbed a local in Nsakina, and his company, of eight various cellphones and GH₵ 850 that had been transferred to a Mobile Telecommunication Company (MTN) number of Gabriel Yinsabilik. The Military Police have transferred the three soldiers to the Amasaman Districts Criminal Investigative Department (CID). The soldiers are expected to report to the Military Police while investigations are ongoing. Meanwhile, their accomplice, Malik, confessed to the crime during interrogation.

 

KENYA – 16 JUN 2022

  • NAIROBI – 15 JUN 2022 (19H30) The Embassy of Somalia in Kenya has issued a statement addressing the Kenyan Ministry of Foreign Affairs to denounce the recent alleged violation of Somalia’s sovereignty, unity, and territorial integrity during the Annual Presidential Address at the State House of Kenya on 14 June 2022. The Embassy has further accused the Foreign Affairs Ministry of intentionally inviting the Representative of the Somaliland region of Somalia to a briefing of the Diplomatic Corps by President Uhuru Kenyatta and providing equal privileges as that of a Sovereign State. This follows despite the protest made by the Somali Ambassador to Kenya, Mohamoud Ahmed Nur, who subsequently left the briefing in protest of the presence of the Somaliland Region Representative. Somalia has therefore demanded a justification for the alleged violations of sovereignty from the Republic of Kenya.
  • NAIROBI – 15 JUN 2022 (22H10) UPDATE Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta and Malawian President Hakainde Hichilema have witnessed the signing of six Memoranda of Understanding (MoUs) at the State House in Nairobi. This follows after the two Heads of State engaged in a meeting to discuss agendas aimed at enhancing bilateral cooperation between the two countries. The MoUs include collaboration in the fields of veterinary and animal health, international relations studies and research, promotion of cooperatives, information, communication and technology, as well as an MoU between the Kenya Tourism Federation (LTF) and the Tourism Council of Zambia (TCZ), and an MoU between the Kenya Utalii College and the Zambia Institute for Tourism and Hospitality Studies. (13H45) President Hakainde Hichilema announced his arrival in Kenya for a two-day working visit with President Uhuru Kenyatta. Hichilema stated that during his visit, they will discuss ways of strengthening bilateral ties in enhancing trade and investment opportunities between the two countries.
  • NAIROBI – 16 JUN 2022 (14H20) The Kenya Police Services has launched a search operation in the vicinity of Nairobi. This follows after suspects, allegedly targeting M-Pesa agents, assaulted Sophia Gathoni and Paul Githinji on Saturday, 11 June 2022. The suspects have assaulted the members as they attempted to rob Gathoni’s shop. A Closed Circuit Television (CCTV) showed that Gathoni had been assaulted as she prepared to close her shop at 19H00. Following this, the suspects injured Paul Githinji, who had responded to Gathoni’s request for assistance. Gathoni and Githinji had been transported to the Nairobi Women’s Hospital. Githinji died on Saturday, 11 June 2022, and Gathoni died on Tuesday, 14 June 2022, in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU). The Police have taken the ammunition used to the National Forensic Laboratory for ballistic examination.

 

LESOTHO – 16 JUN 2022

  • MAFETENG – 16 JUN 2022 (13H45) Protest reported in Mafeteng. The demonstrators are protesting over the foreign nationals who occupy space in the streets, accusing the foreigners of occupying the stores and stalls in the city of Mafeteng. Motorists are advised to remain vigilant. Police are aware of the situation.

 

MADAGASCAR – 16 JUN 2022

  • ANTANANARIVO – 16 JUN 2022 (08H10) President Andry Rajoelina announced signing a $220 million agreement with the World Bank Madagascar Officer Marie-Chantal Uwanyiligira. Rajoelina stated that the agreement aims to provide financing for the Madagascar Drinking Water Access Improvement Project (PAAEP). The project aims to increase the amount of drinking water supplied to the country.

 

MALAWI – 16 JUN 2022

  • BLANTYRE – 15 JUN 2022 (21H15) The Electricity Supply Corporation of Malawi (ESCOM) has announced a planned power outage on Friday, 17 June 2022. The power is expected to be disrupted from 09H00 until 14H00. The affected areas include MASM, Area 4, Area 6, Area 15, Area 34, Lingadzi Inn, Magu, Government Print and Cash Build. Relevant updates will be provided to the public as the situation progresses.
  • MANGOCHI – 16 JUN 2022 (12H00) Protest reported in the Mangochi district in the Southern Region of Malawi. Demonstrators affiliated with the Human Rights Ambassadors are protesting in demand for President Lazarus Chakwera’s resignation or call for a national referendum amid the rising cost of living and failure to fulfil campaign promises. The demonstrators have begun marching from the Mpondasi market and are proceeding to the District Councils’ office. Police are on the scene.
  • LILONGWE – 16 JUN 2022 (12H30) Tanzanian High Commissioner to Malawi, His Excellency Humphrey Hesron Polepole, has presented his Letters of Credence to President Lazarus Chakwera at the Kamuzu Palace in Lilongwe. This comes as Tanzania and Malawi seek to strengthen bilateral sectors such as trade and economic and cultural ties. Excellency Prime Minister, International Human Rights Commission as Inter-Governmental Organization (IGO) has also reaffirmed its support and cooperation for the initiative on trade and development.

 

MOZAMBIQUE – 16 JUN 2022

  • MAPUTO – 15 JUN 2022 (23H00) United States (US) Political Affairs State Under-Secretary Victoria Nuland has announced a donation of $40 million in funding to support displaced civilians in northern Mozambique. Nuland made the announcement following a recent visit to the World Food Program (WFP) warehouses in the city of Matola, Maputo province. The grant is reportedly part of the emergency response to the humanitarian needs of civilians displaced by armed conflict, terrorism, and natural disasters. The donation aims to prevent a deterioration of the food insecurity situation in northern Mozambique. WFP Mozambique Director Antonella D’Aprile has stated that the funds are expected to maintain humanitarian food assistance to an estimated 940,000 displaced people in the Cabo Delgado province until September 2022.

 

NIGERIA – 16 JUN 2022

  • LAGOS – 15 JUN 2022 (20H10) The Lagos State Government has announced that the 2022 Integrated Measles Vaccination campaign is expected to commence on Friday, 17 June 2022. The campaign is expected to include all 57 local Government and local council development areas. Furthermore, the campaign is set to vaccinate five million children between 0 and 59 months. The first round will commence between 17 June 2022 and 24 June 2022, focusing on Agege, Ajeromi, Alimosho, Amuwo-Odofin, Badagry, Ibeju, Kosofe, Lagos Mainland, Lagos Island and Surulere. Additionally, the second round is expected to commence on 27 June 2022 until 04 July 2022 and focus on the Apapa, Epe, Eti-Osa, Ifako-Ijaiye, Ikeja, Mushin, Oshodi-Isolo, Ojo and Somolu. 1,800 vaccination teams will be deployed per round across the Local Government Areas to implement the measles vaccination campaign. The teams will be deployed to fixed and temporary fixed posts, including public and selected private hospitals, schools, clinics in religious houses, houses of influential community leaders and others. The Measles vaccine will be provided to children aged 9 to 59 months with Vitamin A supplements for children aged between 6 and 59 months.
  • KANO – 15 JUN 2022 (20H40) The Airline Operators of Nigeria (AON) has announced that three airlines are expected to shut down operations in Nigeria due to the increased price of aviation fuel. The Vice-President of AON, Allen Onyema, made the announcement while speaking at the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria National Aviation Conference in Abuja. During his address, he noted the increased aviation fuel price from N580 per litre (p/l) to N714 p/l. The increase in fuel has been increasingly affected by the depreciating value of the Naira against the United States Dollar. Furthermore, the Nigerian Government has approved 10,000 metric tonnes of fuel for the airlines at N580 p/l in Lagos and approximately N607 p/l outside Lagos, which is yet to be accessed.
  • KANO – 15 JUN 2022 (21H25) The Kano State House of Assembly has approved Governor Abdullahi Ganduje’s request to access a N10 billion loan from Access Bank. The loan has been approved to obtain Close Circuit Televisions (CCTV) and other gadgets. The obtained gadgets will be installed at the headquarters of the five emirates in Kano. Furthermore, the gadgets are being installed to increase security in the state. The loan has a single-digit interest rate with a repayment period of 10 years.
  • ABUJA – 16 JUN 2022 (11H25) The Federal Government announced that the Chinese Civil Engineering Construction Corporation Ltd (CCECC) will construct the second runway at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport (NAIA). Aviation Minister Hadi Sirika stated that the construction is expected to be completed within the next 12 months across a total of 12,000 hectares of land. Sirika further noted that the Kaduna Airport will serve as an alternative route during the construction process.
  • BAMA – 16 JUN 2022 (11H50) The Nigerian Army has announced that over 204 Boko Haram Islamist militant groups have surrendered to troops of the Operation Hadin Kai in the Bama Local Government Area, Borno State. According to the army, the insurgents surrendered due to the successful operation on 15 June 2022 of apprehending their hideouts and the death of their commander. Meanwhile, the insurgents and their relatives are currently undergoing profiling at a military facility in the state. The Military Defence Headquarters in the North East region claimed in March 2022 that 47,975 terrorists and their relatives had surrendered to Operation Hadin Kai troops in the North-East from September 2021.
  • ABUJA – 16 JUN 2022 (14H15) The Nigerian Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced that the monkeypox virus has been recorded in 15 States. According to the NCDC’s recent monkeypox situation report, 36 cases have been confirmed in 15 states. The NCDC has stated that the virus has been confirmed in Lagos, Adamawa, Delta, River, Cross River, the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Kano, Bayelsa, Edo, Imo, Plateau, Nasarawa, Niger, Oyo and Ondo. Health workers have been advised to use Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to treat infected persons to avoid spreading the disease.
  • ADO EKITI – 16 JUN 2022 (15H45) The Government has deployed increased security forces to the streets of Ado Ekiti ahead of the Gubernatorial elections on 18 June 2022. The International Centre for Investigative Reporting noted that the forces are compromised by members of the Nigerian Police Force (NPF), Nigerian Armed Forces (NAF), Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) and Western Nigeria Security Network (WNSN) from Operation Amotekun. The security personnel has established security checkpoints at strategic entry and exit points. Furthermore, the Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Usman Alkali Baba, noted that the forces will be deployed to 177 wards and 2,445 polling units in the Ekiti State. The increased security forces have been deployed to provide security measures for the 18 June 2022 Gubernatorial elections.
  • PORT HARCOURT – 16 JUN 2022 (17H35) Soldiers from 29 Battalion of the 6 Division who served in units of Operation Lafiya Dole have returned to Port Harcourt. This follows after the Nigerian Army Authorities (NAA) approved the rotation of approximately 100 soldiers combating insurgents in the Northeast due to the decreased soldiers’ morale. Furthermore, the rotation follows the Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai’s commitment to rotate the overstayed soldiers of Operation Lafiya Dole. Additional soldiers are expected to be rotated to increase the effectiveness of the operation.

 

RWANDA – 16 JUN 2022

  • KIGALI – 15 JUN 2022 (20H00) The United Kingdom (UK) Government has announced updated entry and departure requirements for Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) delegates in Rwanda. CHOGM passengers boarding flights to Kigali are required to present a negative COVID-19 test certificate obtained within 72 hours prior to departure. CHOGM participants are also required to have registered for accreditation. The Passenger Locator Form is no longer a requirement to enter the country. Delegates must also undergo a rapid antigen test at designated sites upon arrival in Rwanda at no charge. The designated testing sites include the CHOGM Accreditation Center at BK Arena and at the Radisson Blu, Marriott, Park Inn, Serena, and Mille Collines hotels. The use of face masks is no longer mandatory in Rwanda, although their use remains advised in public indoor locations.
  • KIGALI – 16 JUN 2022 (09H45) President Paul Kagame has arrived in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (UAE), for an official visit following the death of late President Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan. Khalifa passed on 13 May 2022, and the UAE declared 40 days of mourning with flags at half-mast. According to the office of the President, Kagame held discussions with Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the current ruler of Abu Dhabi, after paying his tributes. The two leaders also discussed matters of bilateral between both countries

 

TANZANIA – 16 JUN 2022

  • LOLIONDO – 16 JUN 2022 (02H00) Amnesty International has called on Tanzanian authorities to immediately halt the unlawful forced eviction of Indigenous Maasai community members in Loliondo, located in the Ngorongoro District of the Arusha Region. The organisation requests that an urgent investigation be launched into the security situation following reports of injuries and the death of a Police officer, in addition to several people reported missing. This follows after Tanzanian authorities reportedly allocated the area to a private business for a tourism operation without consulting the Maasai community. Tanzanian soldiers have allegedly used Force to disperse community members who launched a protest against a demarcation exercise by removing beacons placed to mark the boundaries of the 1,500 square kilometre area. Security forces reportedly opened fire on the demonstrators using live ammunition and teargas, injuring 30 people. An estimated 15 people have reportedly also been detained at undisclosed locations. More than 70,000 indigenous Maasai people are at risk of being displaced by the process. Amnesty Regional Director Deprose Muchena has stated that authorities are called upon to conduct prompt and independent investigations into the alleged human rights violations, including killing, arbitrary arrest and detention of people during the land acquisition process.
  • LUIKA – 16 JUN 2022 (09H30) Shanta Gold Limited (Ltd) announced that it has been granted a maiden mining license for the Porcupine South resource area of the Lupa Gold Fields in Tanzania. Shanta stated that the Porcupine South orebody was discovered in 2022 and is located 22 kilometres (km) from Shanta’s New Luika gold processing plant. Shanta further noted that the drilling program is expected to commence in the second half of 2022 to define the geometry of the structures and test their extension.
  • DAR ES SALAAM – 16 JUN 2022 (13H00) Tanzania Railways (TRC) has terminated its contract with Turkish company Eurowagon after failing to complete the construction of two electric train locomotives and 30 passenger carriages. According to the agreement, the equipment was due to be completed by November 2021. However, Eurowagon failed to meet the contractual obligations with the first phase of the construction from Dar es Salaam to Morogoro in its final stage of construction. This comes after the Head of the TRC liaison unit, Jamila Mbarouk, briefed the media on the various steps being taken in the construction of the Standard Gauge Railway on 15 June 2022.

 

ZAMBIA – 16 JUN 2022

  • LUSAKA – 16 JUN 2022 (09H50) The African Risk Capacity (ARC) announced the payment of $5,3 million to the Government of Zambia after the African Nations’ parametric drought insurance coverage was triggered. Zambia’s Acting President, Mutale Nalumango, stated that the payout is set to assist the country in recovering from the extreme drought experienced during the 2021/2022 agriculture season. Nalumango stated that the payout is also expected to assist Zambia in responding faster to communities affected by drought by providing money transfers and food assistance.
  • LUSAKA – 16 JUN 2022 (13H45) The President of the Republic of Zambia, Hakainde Hichilema, is expected to attend the Commonwealth Business Forum 2022 (CBF 2022) in Kigali, Rwanda, from 21 June 2022 to 23 June 2022. The forum will address the CHOGM theme held under Delivering a Common Future: Connecting, Innovating, Transforming with a focus on A Global Reset, focusing on the impact of the pandemic and the Commonwealth’s role in rebuilding and reinvigorating the global economy. Delegates, Government officials worldwide and Business leaders across the Commonwealth are expected to participate in the event.

 

ZIMBABWE – 16 JUN 2022

  • HARARE – 16 JUN 2022 (08H55) The Zimbabwe Government is expected to meet with the Zimbabwe Professional Nurses Union (ZPNU) today, 16 June 2022. Social Welfare Minister Paul Mavima stated that today’s meeting aims to discuss the conditions set by the ZPNU, which include the payment of salaries in United States dollars (USD) and the reopening of the negotiation forum. Mavima further stated that the meeting was scheduled for today after the ZPNU issued the Government a letter stating that its members will not show up for work from 20 June 2022.
  • HARARE – 16 JUN 2022 (12H50) A heightened security presence reported at the Harare Magistrates Court. This is due to the appearance of Member of Parliament (MPs) Job Sikhala and Godfrey Sithole, who are charged with alleged public violence, and incitement to commit public violence. According to a statement released, Sikhala has been charged with disorderly conduct.
  • HARARE – 16 JUN 2022 (13H15) Amalgamated Rural Teachers’ Union of Zimbabwe (ARTUZ) President Obert Masaraure has appeared before the Harare Magistrates Court for the alleged involvement in a murder case in 2016. This follows after investigations by the Chief Investigations agency in Harare found evidence over the case despite the inquest ruling out foul play. In 2016, Masaraure allegedly was involved in the case of the late Roy Issa, who was reported dead at the Jameson Hotel.
  • MAGUNJE – 16 JUN 2022 (15H50) The Zimbabwean Police Services (ZPS) has confirmed the arrest of Pius Jamba in the Chidamoyo area. This follows after the death of Moreblessing Ali in the Chitungwiza area on 24 May 2022. Reports indicate that Jamba assaulted and fatally injured Ali at the Chibhanguza Shopping Centre and hid Ali in a bush before discarding her in a well. The Police have commenced investigations to discover whether Jamba acted alone. No Political connection has been made regarding Ali’s death. Jamba is expected to be interrogated and appear before the Court.

 

UPCOMING EVENTS – 16 JUN 2022

  • NIGERIA: Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has announced that the Ekiti State Local Elections are expected to be held on 18 June 2022.
  • RWANDA: President Paul Kagame and Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland have set the week of 20 June 2022 as the date for the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) to be held in Kigali, Rwanda.
  • ETHIOPIA: China is expected to host the Horn of Africa Peace Conference in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, from 20 June 2022 to 21 June 2022.
  • MALAWI: Protest expected on Tuesday, 21 June 2022, in Lilongwe by members of the University of Malawi (UNIMA) Child Rights Clinic.
  • BOTSWANA: The Botswana Investment and Trade Centre (BITC), in collaboration with the Department of Trade and Industry of the Republic of South Africa (RSA), will host an Investment and Trade Conference, Business to Business (B2B) meetings and an expo between Botswana companies and their counterparts from RSA in Gaborone, Botswana on 21 June 2022 and 22 June 2022.
  • MALAWI: President Lazarus Chakwera is expected to address Malawians on the second anniversary of his election, 23 June 2022.
  • ZIMBABWE: Protest expected nationwide by teachers under the Federation of Zimbabwe Educators Union (Fozeu) on 27 June 2022.
  • NIGERIA: Protest expected by the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) on Tuesday, 28 June 2022, at the Federal High Court of Abuja.
  • ESWATINI: The Multi-Stakeholder Forum (MSF) is expected to deliver a petition to Prime Minister (PM) Cleopas Dlamini on 29 June 2022.
  • ZAMBIA: Zambian Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Stanley Kakubo, has announced that Zambia is expected to host the 4th African Union (AU) Mid-Year Coordinating meeting from 14 July 2022 until 17 July 2022.
  • NIGERIA: Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has announced that the Osun State Local Elections are expected to be held on 16 July 2022.
  • KENYA: Kenya’s Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) has announced that general elections are scheduled to be held on 09 August 2022.
  • ANGOLA: Angolan President João Lourenço has declared Wednesday, 24 August 2022, as the date for the fifth general elections to be conducted in the country.
  • RWANDA: Rwanda is scheduled to host the African Green Revolution Forum (AGRF) from 05 September 2022 until 09 September 2022.
  • LESOTHO: The Kingdom of Lesotho is scheduled to conduct general elections in October 2022 to elect 120 seats of the National Assembly, the lower house of Parliament.
  • ANGOLA: Energy Capital and Power (ECP) has announced that the 2022 Edition of Angola Oil and Gas (AOG) is expected to be held from 29 November 2022 until 01 December 2022.
  • RWANDA: The Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is expected to host the second Annual International Conference on Public Health in Africa (CPHIA 2022) between 13 December 2022 and 15 December 2022 in Kigali, Rwanda.
  • NIGERIA: The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has announced that Nigeria is expected to conduct elections on 25 February 2023 and 11 March 2023.
  • NIGERIA: The Federal Ministry of Petroleum Resources has announced plans for the Sixth Edition of Nigeria’s International Energy Summit (NIES 2023) in Abuja from 16 April 2023 until 20 April 2023.
  • MOZAMBIQUE: Mozambique’s National Elections Commission (CNE) has approved a proposal that schedules 11 October 2023 as the date for the sixth municipal elections across the country.

 

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