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20220907 1900 WILLSHIR AFRICA TIMELINE
ANGOLA – 07 SEP 2022
- LUANDA – 07 SEP 2022 (17H00) The Angolan Government has deposited a letter of adhesion to the Agreement on the Constitution of the African Trade Insurance Agency (ATI) and the instrument of ratification of the African Charter on Statistics at the African Union (AU) Headquarters. ATI is a multilateral financial institution that provides export credit, political risk, investment insurance and other financial products to assist in the reduction of risks and costs of business activities in Africa. Affiliation with ATI is expected to allow Angola to obtain long-term financing at competitive rates, also allowing Angolan entrepreneurs to benefit from credit insurance, political risk, coverage against insolvency and investment protection. The African Statistics Charter is a legal instrument that defines the principles that govern the activity of institutions responsible for the collection, production, dissemination and analysis of public statistics at national, regional and continental levels in Africa, as well as the rules of ethical and professional conduct of African statisticians. The two legal instruments have been delivered to the Legal Office of the African Union (AU) in Ethiopia by the Permanent Representative of Angola to the AU, Francisco José da Cruz.
BOTSWANA – 07 SEP 2022
- GABORONE – 07 SEP 2022 (07H45) The Secretary General of the Botswana Patriotic Front Youth League (BPFYL), Botsalo Lardgence Morotsi, has been suspended with immediate effect pending a disciplinary hearing. This follows after the Botswana Patriotic Front (BPF) National Executive Committee (NEC) held a joint sitting on 06 September 2022 and resolved to suspend Morotsi for a period of 90 days on the basis of his continued violation of clauses 6, 15 and 23 of the BPF Constitution. Morotsi had allegedly been accused of engaging with suspended members of the party and discussing matters involving the BPF. Further, the BPF NEC resolved to suspend the Deputy Secretary-General, Vuyo Yane Notha, for a period of 90 days for violating clauses 6, 15 and 23 of the BPF Constitution for allegedly threatening other BPF NEC members and disregarding the dictates of collective responsibility of NEC members.
DEM. REP. CONGO – 07 SEP 2022
- BUNYUKA – 07 SEP 2022 (06H25) Two suspected armed men had been neutralised by the Armed Forces of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (FARDC) during recent clashes in the locality of Isonga, Isale Groupement in the chiefdom of Bashu. This comes as the FARDC engaged in armed clashes with the suspected Mai-Mai militiamen led by Kuyibunja Juvénal on Monday, 05 September 2022. The FARDC further recovered several weapons following a patrol in the Kombo forest, Watalinga chiefdom. FARDC Spokesperson for Sokola 1 Grand Nord military operations, Captain Anthony Mwalushayi, stated that combat patrols will be carried out to ensure the safety of the population.
- KITSHANGA – 07 SEP 2022 (06H40) Two armed bandits had been neutralised following clashes with the local Police in the eastern part of the Kitshanga town on 06 September 2022. Local sources indicate that the armed bandits opened fire on the Police who were on a patrol operation. Further, the Armed Forces of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (FARDC) were deployed to the area and reinforce the Police. Calm has been restored, and security patrol will continue in the area.
- BUKAVU – 07 SEP 2022 (10H50) Four civilians died following a collapse of a building in the city centre of Bukavu. Local civil society sources have indicated that the civilians had been digging in a plot when a retaining wall collapsed. The President of the civil society in the Nyalukemba district in the commune of Ibanda, Elie Manvu, stated that assessments had been conducted, and other people are still under the debris. Further, one civilian had been found and referred for treatment. Meanwhile, rescue operations are ongoing at this stage. The town of Bukavu has experienced several cases of landslides, the walls of houses regularly collapsing, causing victims.
ESWATINI – 07 SEP 2022
- MBABANE – 07 SEP 2022 (12H30) UPDATE Police have arrived at the scene and are attempting to resolve the matter. Local reports indicate that the university has suspended 24 students, including the elected Student Representative Council (SRC). The students have allegedly refused to engage with the management and have vowed to protest until their demands are met. (12H15) Demonstrations are underway outside the Limkokwing University of Creative Technology in Mbabane. Students affiliated with the Swaziland Student Command are currently protesting outside the institution. The management of the institution has closed the university gates. Members of the public are advised to remain vigilant. (06H00) The Economic Freedom Fighters of Swaziland (EFFSWA) Students Command is set to embark on a protest today, 07 September 2022, from 08H00 in Mbabane. The EFFSWA has called on the nation to protest in solidarity with the students at the Limkokwing University in Mbabane. The demonstrators are demanding the return of the students who had been suspended, a new Director to lead the institution, a new security company, special programmes for the resumption of classes and their outstanding student allowances. Motorists are advised to remain vigilant for the duration of the protest. Police will be deployed to the scene.
- MBABANE – 07 SEP 2022 (16H30) The eSwatini Ministry of Education and Training has announced the postponement of the reopening of schools nationwide until Tuesday, 13 September 2022. This follows after the Ministry previously stated that schools are set to reopen to the public tomorrow, 08 September 2022. The postponement follows after extensive consultations with various educational stakeholders, who reportedly advised on allowing proper logistics purposes to support the deferment.
ETHIOPIA- 07 SEP 2022
- ADDIS ABABA – 06 SEP 2022 (19H15) Ethiopian Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Affairs Minister Demeke Mekonnen has received Siri Walt, Deputy State Secretary of the Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs, during the 5th Ethio-Switzerland Joint Political Consultation meeting today, 06 September 2022. During the meeting in Addis Ababa, Minister Mekonnen congratulated the Deputy State Secretary on her country’s election to the United Nations (UN) Security Council as a non-permanent member for the 2023/2024 period. Discussions had also been held regarding the ongoing situation in Ethiopia’s northern region, during which Mekonnen reiterated the Federal Government’s commitment to resuming the African Union (AU)-led peace talks while continuing to defend the country’s sovereignty. The two officials have also agreed to strengthen efforts toward improving existing bilateral relations through trade and tourism.
- ADDIS ABABA – 07 SEP 2022 (06H10) The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has announced that Ethiopia is scheduled to host the African Technology Fair from today, 07 September 2022, until 09 September 2022. The Ministry’s Public Diplomacy Director General Ambassador Dina Mufti has stated that solar energy, electric vehicles, digital payment systems, telecommunications, banking and insurance services are among the sectors that are set to be prioritised during the event. Ambassador Dina has further noted that the Fair is expected to promote economic growth and enhance economic diplomacy in the country. An estimated 45,000 people, including foreign companies engaged in cyber security, biotechnology, solar energy and communication, are expected to attend the Fair.
- ADDIS ABABA – 07 SEP 2022 (13H20) Ethiopia is scheduled to host the continental Africa for Africans Event at Meskel Square and Friendship Park in Addis Ababa between 21 October 2022 and 23 October 2022. Event Organisers Daniel Tiruneh has stated that the event is expected to allow opportunities to expedite talks regarding the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA). The event is being organised in collaboration with the Directorate of African Affairs of the African Union (AU), Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Tourism, Ministry of Transport and Logistics, and African Embassies based in Addis Ababa, among other organisations. Tiruneh has further noted that the event is expected to be attended by stakeholders in the sectors of culture, art, business and investment, with an aim to discuss the implementation of the AfCFTA as part of Agenda 2063.
GHANA – 07 SEP 2022
- ACCRA – 07 SEP 2022 (14H40) Vice-President Mahamudu Bawumia is expected to officially launch the Regional Meeting of African National Commissions for the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) on the Global Priority Africa Programme in Accra on Monday, 12 September 2022. The conference is expected to be held under the theme of Mobilizing Partnership for the Global Priorities Africa Programme. The event is set to be attended by UNESCO National Commissioners from the African continent. The UNESCO Priority Africa Programme initiative aims to provide solutions to Africa’s developmental challenges regarding youth unemployment, education, climate change, heritage, history, democracy and peace and falls under the Vision 2063 objective. The three-day meeting seeks to engage National Commissions and experts to discuss best practices in the programme’s implementation process.
KENYA – 07 SEP 2022
- NAIROBI – 06 SEP 2022 (19H10) Kenya’s Treasury has allocated KSh200 million for the swearing-in ceremony of President-elect William Ruto. This follows after the Supreme Court recently issued a ruling upholding Ruto’s election victory during the country’s 09 August 2022 general elections. The Supreme Court dismissed a petition by former Prime Minister Raila Odinga challenging the declaration of Ruto as President-elect. The Constitution stipulates that the President-elect must be sworn in seven days after the Supreme Court upholds the election victory following an election petition. The Treasury has reportedly allocated the funds to the Assumption of Office Committee that is preparing for the transition of power from President Uhuru Kenyatta to Ruto.
- NAIROBI – 07 SEP 2022 (08H20) Delegations of the European Union (EU) have pledged to enhance cooperation with newly elected Kenya President William Ruto on areas of mutual interest. The announcement follows after the EU congratulated Ruto after the Supreme Court declared him the validly elected President on Monday, 05 September 2022, noting to cooperate with his administration to cooperate on mutual benefits. Meanwhile, the British Minister to Africa, Vicky Ford, congratulated Ruto and raised hopes of cooperating in an enhanced strategic partnership in diverse areas of mutual interest.
- NAIVASHA – 07 SEP 2022 (10H00) Protest reported along Moi Avenue in the town of Naivasha. Reports indicate that alleged local fishermen and community members have embarked on a protest over the killing of a fisherman allegedly by Lake Naivasha Coast Guard. The demonstrators have barricaded several roads with burning tyres and debris. Motorists are advised to avoid the area. Police are on the scene and are attempting to disperse the crowd.
LESOTHO – 07 SEP 2022
- MASERU – 07 SEP 2022 (16H45) The Law Society of Lesotho is challenging the constitutionality of recent laws passed by Parliament. This follows after Parliament, convened by King Letsie III, passed the Eleventh Amendment to the Constitution Bill 2022 and the National Assembly Electoral Amendment Act. The country’s 10th Parliament had previously failed to pass the laws during its regular sitting, which concluded on 14 July 2022. Lesotho’s Constitution states that Parliament must be dissolved 90 days prior to the next general elections, which are set for 07 October 2022. However, the European Union (EU) and the Southern African Development Community (SADC) election roadmap require that the two laws, essential for political reforms, be passed before the general elections. Prime Minister Moeketsi Majoro declared a state of emergency on 16 August 2022 in an attempt to reconvene Parliament to pass the two laws, appealing to the new Government established after the election to implement the bills to ensure peaceful and effective governance. The Law Society of Lesotho has challenged the imposition of a state of emergency and the legality of King Letsie III’s order to reconvene Parliament. The Constitutional Court is yet to deliver a ruling on matters brought forward by the Law Society.
MADAGASCAR – 07 SEP 2022
- ANTANANARIVO – 06 SEP 2022 (20H00) The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has announced that India and Madagascar are expected to enhance cooperation in the health sector with a focus on traditional medicine. The announcement follows after Indian Ambassador India Abhay Kumar held a meeting with Malagasy Health Minister Zely Arivelo regarding efforts to strengthen cooperation in the fields of health, traditional medicine and pharmaceuticals between India and Madagascar. During the talks, Minister Arivelo noted that Madagascar is planning to explore opportunities to import additional medications from India. This follows as discussions are also underway regarding an agreement for the further development of the public health sector in Madagascar.
- AMBODIMANGA – 07 SEP 2022 (06H20) The state-owned electric utility and water services company, Jirama, has announced that the Andekaleka hydropower plant G3 group has successfully been repaired. This follows after the G3 group power supply had to be suspended due to a technical failure carried out on Monday, 05 September 2022. In addition, the company has noted that there will be a decrease in power outages. Local sources indicated that the G3 group had recorded a water leak following a pipe burst which caused an intensification of power outages on the Antananarivo Interconnected Network (RIA). The company noted that the Andekaleka power plant is expected to produce 89 MegaWatts (MW) in due time and reach 120 MW.
MALAWI – 07 SEP 2022
- BLANTYRE – 07 SEP 2022 (06H20) The Southern African Development Community (SADC) is scheduled to launch the SADC electronic Certificate of Origin (e-CoO) in Blantyre, the Republic of Malawi, today, 07 September 2022, held under the theme Enhancing trade facilitation through the SADC Electronic Certificate of Origin. The official launch will be preceded by a workshop, which will be held on 06 September 2022, which will draw participants from the SADC Member States, East African Community (EAC) Partner States and Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) Member States, African Continental Free Trade Area–Secretariat, World Customs Organization (WCO) Secretariat, customs officials and Private Sector to deliberate on the significance of improving the SADC intra-regional trade through the movement of quality goods across the borders with the overall objective of improving the region’s economic development. The e-CoO will help the trader to apply online, trace the application and get the response on the submission digitally, therefore investing efficiency in the process. The implementation of the eCoO is one of the milestones of the Trade Facilitation Programme (TFP), supported by the European Union (EU) and GIZ under the Cooperation for the Enhancement of SADC Regional Economic Integration (CESARE) programme that provides for capacity-building and technical assistance in border cooperation by ensuring the implementation of SADC Coordinated Border Management Guidelines and the provisions of the World Trade Organisation (WTO’s) Trade Facilitation Agreement, particularly on improving the efficiency of their operations.
- LILONGWE – 07 SEP 2022 (17H40) UPDATE President Lazarus Chakwera has announced that the Malawian Government has secured $28 million from local banks and is in the process of acquiring an additional $50 million for the purchase of fuel. The Head of State (HoS) has noted that the country currently has an estimated six million litres of available fuel supply. Chakwera has also noted that a shortage of foreign exchange is affecting the supply of fuel in the country, noting that extensive efforts are underway by the Government to address the situation. In regard to energy supply challenges, the HoS has assured that the Government is collaborating with the Ministry of Energy, Malawi Energy Regulatory Authority (MERA) and National Oil Company of Malawi (NOCMA) to secure funding to ensure the current issue is addressed. (12H00) President Lazarus Chakwera is expected to preside over the 2022 Malawi Investment Summit today, 07 September 2022, at 13H45 at the Bingu International Convention Centre in Lilongwe. During the event, President Chakwera is expected to address concerns regarding fuel scarcity and other issues of national interest. The event will be held under the theme, Exploring Opportunities and Challenges for Investments.
MOZAMBIQUE – 07 SEP 2022
- MAPUTO – 06 SEP 2022 (19H30) Standard Bank has issued a statement forecasting an increase in Mozambique’s inflation to 11,7% by the end of 2022. Bank Chief Economist Fáusio Mussá has stated that the prediction considers a decline in the pace of price increases during the following few months. Mussá has also cited the impact of measures announced by the Government to subsidise transport and fuel imports to ensure stability in prices. Therefore, Standard Bank expects the Bank of Mozambique to maintain the monetary policy reference interest rate (MIMO) until the end of 2022 at the current level of 15,25%.
- MOCIMBOA DA PRAIA – 07 SEP 2022 (07H00) The President of Mozambique Supreme Court, Adelino Manuel Muchanga, along with the Mozambique Inspector General of Police (IGP) Bernardino Rafael, held a visit to the districts of Mocimboa da Praia and Palma in order to inspect the progress of the Rwandan Security Forces who have jointly operated in Cabo Delgado province since July 2021. Muchunga and Rafael hailed the forces for maintaining security in Cabo Delgado province and raised hopes that the judicial systems and business activities resume effectively since the security situation had significantly improved. The Rwandan Security Forces had been deployed to Cabo Delgado province in July 2021 to combat terrorism and insecurity, as well as stabilization and security-sector reform (SSR).
- BALAMA – 07 SEP 2022 (11H00) Protest reported in Balama, in Cabo Delgado Province in northern Mozambique. Reports indicate that the workers of a graphite company have downed tools to demand an increase in wages due to the high cost of living. The workers have stated that the management has been disregarding their demands and refuses to resolve the situation. Sources have indicated that the workers have barricaded the entrance of the graphite company since 03H00. Motorists are advised to avoid the area. Security personnel are on the scene.
NIGERIA – 07 SEP 2022
- KATSINA – 07 SEP 2022 (08H30) Governor of Katsina State, Aminu Masari, has appointed Muntari Lawal as the substantive Secretary to the State Government (SSG). Masari also approved the appointment of Bature Umar-Masari as his new Chief of Staff. According to Governor Masari, the appointments will be with immediate effect. This follows after Mustapha Inuwa resigned as the Secretary to the State Government of Katsina State.
- LEKKI – 07 SEP 2022 (10H30) Fire reported on Lekki-Epe Express Highway in the vicinity of Ajah in Lagos. Reports indicate that a diesel tanker had caught alight. Motorists are advised to remain cautious and use an alternative route. The Lekki Concession Company Patrol officers are on the scene and are attempting to quell the fire.
- BIRNIN KEBBI – 07 SEP 2022 (12H40) Kebbi State Governor Atiku Bagudu has dissolved the State’s Executive Council with immediate effect from today, 07 September 2022. This announcement follows after a statement had been signed by the Secretary to the State Government, Babale Yauri, noting that a new State Executive Council would be announced in due time. In addition, Bagudu stated that some members of the dissolved council might be reappointed.
- LAGOS – 07 SEP 2022 (12H50) The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) has announced a planned 12-hour power outage in Sangotedo, in the city of Lekki, in Lagos from today, 07 September 2022, to Thursday, 08 September 2022. The disruption will be due to maintenance work on the Aja Substation between 07H00 and 19H00 for the period of two days. The affected areas will include Badare Sangotedo, Jakande, Chevron, Agungi, Lekki and some parts of Victoria Island. TCN’s Spokesperson, Ndidi Mbah, stated that the maintenance work includes the replacement of Egbin/Aja 330 KiloVolt (kV) Line 3 to a spare Omotosho 330kV Line 2 bay, as well as the repair of gas leakage on an isolator at the substation. Similarly, the Alagbon Transmission Substation will produce power through the Ijora/Alagbon 132kV transmission line. Relevant updates will be provided as the situation progresses.
- ABUJA – 07 SEP 2022 (14H00) President Muhammadu Buhari is presiding over the weekly Federal Executive Council meeting at the Council of Chambers of the Presidential Villa in Abuja. The Cabinet meeting is being attended by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, Government of the Federation Secretary Boss Mustapha, Presidential Chief of Staff Ibrahim Gambari and Federation Civil Service Head Folashade Yemi Esan, among others. Ministers of State for Environment Sharon Ikeazor, Foreign Affairs Minister Zubairu Dada and the President’s Chief Economic Adviser, Doyin Salami, are also present.
RWANDA – 07 SEP 2022
- KIGALI – 06 SEP 2022 (19H00) Rwandan Defence Minister Major General Albert Murasira has embarked on an official working visit to Azerbaijan at the invitation of his counterpart, Defence Minister Colonel General Zakir Hasanov. This follows on the sidelines of the 4th Azerbaijan International Defence Exhibition (ADEX-2022) and the 13th Exhibition for Internal Security, Safety and Rescue Equipment (SECUREX CASPIAN-2022) in Baku. Major General Albert Murasira has also met with Azerbaijan’s Minister of Defence Industries, Madat Gazanfar Guliyev. The officials held discussions regarding issues of common interest and talks regarding the establishment of an Agreement on Defence Cooperation between Rwanda and Azerbaijan.
TANZANIA – 07 SEP 2022
- DAR ES SALAAM – 06 SEP 2022 (19H45) The Government of Japan has availed a $500,000 contribution to the World Food Programme (WFP) in support of refugees in Tanzania. Japan Ambassador to Tanzania Yasushi Misawa has handed over a cheque to WFP Country Director Sarah Gordon-Gibson during an event at the Embassy of Japan in Dar es Salaam. Gordon-Gibson has stated that the funding is expected to benefit more than 204,000 refugees from Burundi and the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) hosted in refugee camps in the Kigoma Region of Tanzania.
- DODOMA – 07 SEP 2022 (07H15) The Energy and Water Utilities Regulatory Authority (EWURA) has announced an adjusted decrease in wholesale and retail prices of fuel effective today, 07 September 2022. The Regulator has stated that the prices of oil in the World Market for July 2022 decreased for June 2022. Therefore, the fuel prices in the local market decreased between TZS271 per litre and TZS362 per litre for petrol and TZS430 per litre for kerosene, compared with the subsidized prices of August 2022. Further, the prices of diesel in tanga decreased by TZS13 per litre. The prices increased by TZS37 per litre and TZS86 per litre for Dar es Salaam and Mtwara, respectively. The Government has issued a subsidy of TZS65 billion for the September 2022 fuel prices aimed at reducing the effect of increasing fuel prices on the country.
ZAMBIA – 07 SEP 2022
- LUSAKA – 06 SEP 2022 (19H00) The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has issued a statement indicating that the Zambian Government has requested external creditors to provide debt relief amounting to $8,4 billion for the period between 2022 and 2025. This follows as Zambia, which defaulted in 2020, is currently engaged in talks with its foreign-currency creditors, including Chinese lenders and Eurobond holders, regarding a restructuring plan seeking to reduce its debt to a sustainable level. The IMF’s published statement provides details regarding the level of debt relief it has requested Zambia to negotiate as a precondition for $1,3 billion in financial assistance recently approved by the Fund’s Board. The IMF further noted that additional debt relief is expected to be necessary for the period between 2026 and 2031.
ZIMBABWE – 07 SEP 2022
- HARARE – 07 SEP 2022 (16H45) The Zimbabwean Ministry of Health and Child Care (MoHCC) has issued a Measles Situation Report noting an increase in recorded Measles cases within the preceding 24-hour period in the country. The Ministry has stated that six recent deaths have been recorded linked to suspected cases of Measles, increasing the cumulative number of Measles-related fatalities to 704. This follows as the country has also registered 107 new Measles cases, increasing the cumulative number of cases to 6,551. The Ministry has also registered 4,633 recoveries. The Government is in the process of administering the Measles vaccine and Vitamin A supplement to children as part of the Supplementary Immunization Activity (SIA) Campaign and other efforts to contain the Measles outbreak.
UPCOMING EVENTS – 07 SEP 2022
- MOZAMBIQUE: The High Representative of the European Union (EU) for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy (HR/VP), Josep Borrell, is expected to visit Mozambique on Thursday, 08 September 2022 and Friday, 09 September 2022, as part of a four-day mission to Africa.
- GHANA: Vice-President Mahamudu Bawumia is expected to officially launch the Regional Meeting of African National Commissions for the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) on the Global Priority Africa Programme in Accra on Monday, 12 September 2022.
- KENYA: President-elect William Ruto is scheduled to be sworn in on Tuesday, 13 September 2022.
- ZAMBIA: The Electoral Commission of Zambia (ECZ) has announced that by-elections have been scheduled for the Kabushi and Kwacha Constituencies in the Copperbelt province on Thursday, 15 September 2022.
- MALAWI: Protest expected by members of the Free Musa movement in Blantyre on 15 September 2022.
- MALAWI: The Senior Resident Magistrate Court in Lilongwe has set Friday, 16 September 2022, for the bail ruling of Chinese Susu on allegations of exploiting Malawian children.
- MALAWI: Malawi is scheduled to host the Ngoni event, known as Mfecane, from 26 September 2022 to 30 September 2022 in the Mzimba district.
- NIGERIA: Delta Airlines announced that it will suspend flight operations from Lagos to New York from 04 October 2022.
- LESOTHO: The Kingdom of Lesotho is scheduled to conduct General Elections on 07 October 2022 to elect 120 seats of the National Assembly, the lower house of Parliament.
- GHANA: Ghana is expected to host an International Defence Exhibition and Conference (IDEC) at the Burma Hall, within the Ghana Armed Forces Headquarters in Accra, on 11 October 2022 and 12 October 2022.
- NIGERIA: The Osun Independent Electoral Commission (OSIEC) has announced that Local Government Elections are scheduled to be held in the State on 15 October 2022.
- ETHIOPIA: Ethiopia is scheduled to host the continental Africa for Africans Event at Meskel Square and Friendship Park in Addis Ababa between 21 October 2022 and 23 October 2022.
- ZIMBABWE: The Zimbabwe African National Union-Patriotic Front (ZANU–PF) is set to hold its 7th Congress from 26 October 2022 until 29 October 2022.
- ZIMBABWE: President Emmerson Mnangagwa is expected to attend the 27th session of the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Egypt from 07 November 2022 until 08 November 2022, following an invitation by his counterpart President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi.
- ETHIOPIA: The African Union Summit on Industrialization and Economic Diversification is expected to start on 20 November 2022 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
- 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.
- RWANDA: Rwanda is expected to host the 35th Meeting of the Green Climate Fund (GCF) Board from 13 March 2023 to 16 March 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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