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WILLSHIR – AFRICA – TIMELINE – 20 MAY 2022 (19H00)

May 20

ANGOLA – 20 MAY 2022

  • LUANDA – 19 MAY 2022 (19H30) The President of the National Union for the Total Independence of Angola (UNITA), Adalberto Costa, is expected to host a peaceful rally on 21 May 2022 at Luanda National Fair. Costa stated that the rally is to ensure that fair and transparent elections are conducted with the assistance of an international observation in Angola. Costa stated that the elections are expected to commence in August 2022. Motorists are advised to avoid the area.
  • LUANDA – 20 MAY 2022 (06H50) The Minister of Interior, Eugénio Laborinho, has expressed Angola’s willingness to strengthen and revitalize relations with the Republic of Congo in sectors of defence and security and border protection. This follows after a meeting held with the Minister of Territory Administration, Decentralization and Local Development of Congo, Guy Georges MBacka, on Thursday, 19 May 2022, as part of bilateral cooperation. Laborinho has stated that Angola intends to develop advantageous cooperation for the two States of the current state of the world and the growing internationalization of criminal phenomena, including cross-border ones. During the meeting, discussions focussed on illegal immigration, smuggling of goods and fuel, terrorism, trafficking in human beings, drugs, weapons and ammunition, indiscriminate killing of fauna and flora, as well as currency counterfeiting and illegal exploitation of fisheries resources.
  • LUANDA – 20 MAY 2022 (07H10) The President of the Republic, João Lourenço, has conveyed a message of his willingness to Timorese counterpart, José Ramos-Horta, intending to strengthen cooperation between Angola and Timor-Leste. Angolan Ambassador to Singapore, Daniel Rosa, who represented President Lourenço in the investiture of Timorese President, José Ramos-Horta, reiterated the need for the two States to intensify cooperation in favour of development and social progress. This follows as Rosa has embarked on an official visit to Timor-Leste in view of political and socio-economic reforms implemented in Angola.
  • LUANDA – 20 MAY 2022 (07H15) The President of the Republic, João Lourenço, is scheduled to travel to Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), today, 20 May 2022, for a two-day working visit. The Secretariat for the Communication and Press Affairs of the President has stated that President Lourenço is expected to meet with the new President of the UAE, Mohamed Bin Zayed Bin Al-Nahyan, upon arrival in Abu Dhabi. The visit follows as the UAE has undertaken a period of transition after the death last Friday of former President Khalifa Bin Zayed al Nahyan.

 

BOTSWANA – 20 MAY 2022

  • GABORONE – 20 MAY 2022 (06H30) The Government has increased public transport fares in Botswana by 15% from today, 20 May 2022. This follows after the Public Transport Associations in Botswana embarked on a three-day strike on Tuesday, 17 May 2022, following the Government’s decision to increase petrol prices frequently, and further urged the Government to adjust an increase in transport fares. The announcement comes after the Minister of Mineral Resources, Green Technology and Energy Security, Honourable Eric Mothibi Molale, addressed the nation following the suspension of services by public transport operators on 19 May 2022.

 

DEM. REP. CONGO – 20 MAY 2022

  • KINSHASA – 20 MAY 2022 (10H40) President Felix Tshisekedi is expected to travel to Burundi on Saturday, 21 May 2022, for a State visit until 23 May 2022. According to the Presidency, the visit follows after a postponement in April 2022 and had been rescheduled to visit the capital of Burundi, Gitega. Burundian President Évariste Ndayishimiye is scheduled to hold consultations with President Tshisekedi over the insecurity within the sub-region.
  • KINSHASA – 20 MAY 2022 (11H00) The Senate, Michel Kanyimbu, has announced that the National Deputies and the Senators will meet in congress on Monday, 23 May 2022, to appoint a judge from the camp of the Parliament. This comes after the President of the Republic, Felix Tshisekedi, requested the appointment. The Constitutional judge will replace Judge Polycarpe Mongulu T’apangane, who died in April 2022. In addition, the Senate has noted that the National Deputies have made an inventory of the electoral law, which is in the lower house of Parliament, and added that the office of the National Assembly promised to transmit the law to the Senate.
  • LUBUMBASHI – 20 MAY 2022 (11H15) The Inter-Union of Primary, Secondary and Technical Education Teachers’ (EPST) Unions has threatened to embark on strike action in demand for the Government to disburse the additional pay for the month of April 2022 to new educators within 48 hours. Meanwhile, the Catholic Primary School teachers in Lubumbashi have embarked on a strike since Thursday, 19 May 2022, over the non-disbursement of salary payments to the new teachers, and have also demanded that the Government issue the payments to 70,053 teachers in new units contrary to the resolutions of the Mbwela Lodge agreements signed in Kisantu on 18 November 2021.
  • KINSHASA – 20 MAY 2022 (11H35) The Government of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), through the Ministry of Portfolio, is expected to establish a company, Congo Resource (CR), in collaboration with AJN Resources. The establishment follows the orientations and options raised during the 49th Meeting of the Council of Ministers hosted by President Felix Tshisekedi. The company is expected to hold unexploited permits with mining potential and increase investment opportunities via the financial market. The Ministry of Portfolio, Adèle Kayinda, noted that the valuation system is expected to be valued by the transfer of titles representing high-potential mining sites in CR. Furthermore, CR is expected to create a presence in the stock exchange and assist development projects in the DRC. During the agreement, the DRC is set to be represented by two Directors on the Board of Directors of AJN Resources. Additionally, in the medium to long term, the contract is expected to provide the establishment of CR’s own financial vehicle. The financial vehicle is expected to receive the research permits of AJN Resources.

 

ESWATINI – 20 MAY 2022

  • MBABANE – 20 MAY 2022 (17H20) The eSwatini Electricity Company (EEC) has announced a planned power outage scheduled for 22 May 2022 and 23 May 2022 in several areas of eSwatini from 09H00 to 16H00. The affected areas for the duration of the two days will include Matsapha, Piggy’s Peak, Stonehenge, Nhlangano, Siteki, Sithobela and Manzini. The members of the public will be provided updates as the situation progresses.

 

ETHIOPIA- 20 MAY 2022

  • ADDIS ABABA – 20 MAY 2022 (12H50) Ethio Telecom has signed an agreement with various financial institutions to use the modular information centre after signing four agreements with Zemen, Zemzem and Hijra Banks, as well as Res Micro Microfinance and WebScript. The Chief Executive Officer, Frehiwot Tamiru, has stated that it is important to establish a data epicentre system in order to build a digital economy in Ethiopia. Tamiru has stated that the number of service users in the financial sector is increasing, and the demand should be met with modern technology, and Ethio-Telecom has been developing new systems in the recent few years.

 

GHANA – 20 MAY 2022

  • ACCRA – 19 MAY 2022 (22H30) Ghana Police have confirmed the arrests of three suspects alleged to be involved in a series of robberies, sexual assault and kidnappings in the Adenta and Oyibi territories and surrounding areas. The criminal group leader, identified as Richmond Klustey, has reportedly confessed to Police that the group has been engaged in acts of robbery, kidnapping, and assault for several months within their operational area. During a subsequent Police search of the suspects’ homes, several items were confiscated, including a Military camouflage uniform, weapons, and various mobile devices, which have been retained for evidential purposes. The three suspects are currently in custody at the Adenta Divisional Police Headquarters, pending further legal action.
  • TOLON – 20 MAY 2022 (13H00) The Tolon Senior High School (SHS) in the Tolon District of the Northern Region has announced the closure of its facility due to a fire incident at the school on Thursday, 19 May 2022. According to reports, a dormitory block had been burnt down and caused damage to other properties. Investigations have been launched to determine the cause of the fire at the school. Meanwhile, the District Chief Executive (DCE) for Tolon, Fuseini Issifu, has called on the National Disaster Management Organisation (NADMO) to intervene in the matter.

 

KENYA – 20 MAY 2022

  • NAIROBI – 19 MAY 2022 (21H00) Kenya Medical Supplies Authority (KEMSA) Chairperson Mary Mwadime announced the appointment of the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Terry Kiunge. Mwadime stated that Kiunge will take over the position from the current acting CEO John Kabuchi who was appointed after the suspension of Jonah Manjari in August 2022. Kiunge stated that Mwadime was the best candidate for the position as she had various capacities, which included overseeing the National Governments Health projects.
  • NAIROBI – 19 MAY 2022 (23H40) Transport Principal Secretary Joseph Njoroge has announced that construction works at the new Nairobi Railway City and Public Realm are scheduled to commence before the end of July 2022. The project is expected to include eight railway lines and an additional four lines for freight services. The project, which is expected to be constructed at the cost of Sh27,9 billion, is designed by United Kingdom (UK) firm Atkins Global. The project is scheduled for completion by 2024.
  • HOMA BAY – 20 MAY 2022 (03H00) Protest expected at the Homa Bay County Governor’s Office by members of the Kenya Union of Civil Servants (KUCS) on Monday, 23 May 2022. This follows after Homa Bay civil servants recently announced the launch of a stay-away demonstration due to continued salary payment delays. This, in addition to the ongoing strike action by servants in the health sector, is significantly disrupting services within county offices. The KUCS previously requested their members to observe a stay-away protest after the initial seven-day strike notice lapsed on Monday, 16 May 2022. The civil servants and medical personnel are demanding the immediate payment of April 2022 salaries. KUCS Branch Secretary Tom Akech has stated that the union is set to hold demonstrations at Governor Cyprian Awiti’s Offices to express their dissatisfaction with the frequent salary delays.

 

LESOTHO – 20 MAY 2022

  • MASERU – 20 MAY 2022 (16H45) The Lesotho Meteorological Services has issued a weather warning from 20 May 2022 until 22 May 2022. The Meteorological Services has announced expected heavy rainfall in addition to heavy to moderate snowfall in the Country. Motorists are advised to drive slow and to increase caution on the road.

 

MADAGASCAR – 20 MAY 2022

  • TAOLAGNARO – 20 MAY 2022 (08H40) The Rio Tinto Mining company, QIT Madagascar Minerals (QMM), has announced the decision to reduce its working activities, citing the lack of safety for its personnel and its facilities at the Mandena site in Fort Dauphin. The company has stated that the decision comes as the establishment of illegal barriers on the roads leading to its site. QMM will reduce its activities and operate on minimum service limited to monitoring and maintenance of equipment. The company has stated that the situation will remain until operations can resume without disruption and threat to the safety of personnel and infrastructure.

 

MALAWI – 20 MAY 2022

  • LILONGWE – 20 MAY 2022 (01H00) Malawian Health Minister Khumbize Kandodo Chiponda has announced that the Government has issued revised COVID-19 measures for travellers arriving and departing the country. Minister Chiponda has stated that all incoming travellers, including Malawians, that are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and possess a digital COVID-19 vaccination certificate are not required to produce a COVID-19 polymerase chain reaction (PCR) test certification upon arrival in the country. All incoming travellers and Malawian citizens who are not fully vaccinated or do not possess a valid electronically verifiable full COVID-19 vaccination certificate are required to produce a negative PCR COVID-19 certificate obtained within 72 hours prior to arrival. COVID-19 test certification and vaccination certificate requirements for outgoing travellers are subject to the destination country’s requirements. Chiponda has noted that these measures are scheduled to come into effect from 01 June 2022.
  • BLANTYRE – 20 MAY 2022 (06H00) The Electricity Supply Corporation of Malawi Limited has announced a planned power outage in some areas in Blantyre City today, 20 May 2022, from 08H00 to 16H00. The disruption is due to maintenance work. The affected areas include Chemusa, Likhubula, Chirimba, Ntoso, Mwachande, Ndala and Kameza Gulliva. The members of the public will be provided updates as the situation progresses.
  • LUMBADZI – 20 MAY 2022 (08H00) President Lazarus Chakwera is scheduled to travel to Davos, Switzerland, today, 20 May 2022, to attend the World Economic Forum scheduled from 21 May 2022 to 25 May 2022. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs stated that the participation of President Chakwera in attending the session is in view of the economic challenges in the country, exacerbated by various global factors, including the COVID-19 pandemic, climate-induced disasters and Ukraine and Russia conflict, which has led to the cause for a global economic turmoil. Thereafter, President Chakwera is expected to attend the African Union’s (AU’s) 15th Extraordinary Summit Meeting on Humanitarian and Pledging Conference in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea, and the 16th Extraordinary Summit Meeting on Terrorism and Unconstitutional Changes of Government from 26 May 2022 to 28 May 2022. The 15th AU Summit will consolidate efforts by African leaders to address the humanitarian challenges in Africa and develop resource mobilization strategies to address the issues, and the 16th AU Summit will focus on sustainable solutions to the recent surge in terrorism and unconstitutional changes of Government.
  • LILONGWE – 20 MAY 2022 (17H30) Mpatamanga Hydropower Plant members have toured the project site for the expected hydropower station to study the area. The members are set to have compromised of Social Safeguards Specialists, Environmental Specialists, Geologists, Biodiversity Specialists and Engineers. The 350 megawatts (MW) hydropower station is expected to be constructed at the Mpatamanga Gorge along the Shire River. The plant is set to have a regulating and main damn producing approximately 41MW and 309MW, respectively. Furthermore, the plant is expected to double the electricity generation capacity. The increased generation capacity is set to provide Malawi with electricity during peak and off-peak hours.

 

MOZAMBIQUE – 20 MAY 2022

  • MAPUTO – 19 MAY 2022 (20H20) The Health Ministry of Mozambique (MISAU) has declared a public health emergency after confirming a wild poliovirus type 1 disease (PVS1) in the Northern Tete Province. MISAU stated that this is the country’s first PVS1 in almost 30 years. MISAU stated that adults are expected to vaccinate their children in the next two vaccination rounds as the dates will be confirmed and announced in due course. MISAU further stated that the PVS is an infectious disease, especially in children under five years of age and requested adults to practice good hygiene at all times.

 

NIGERIA – 20 MAY 2022

  • KANO – 19 MAY 2022 (19H55) The National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Tinubu, announced his arrival at the Government House in Kano. Tinubu stated that his visit to Kano State is part of his consultation for the 2023 Presidential elections. Tinubu stated that his arrival was delayed due to rainfall, and flights were suspended until the storm passed. A heightened security presence is present due to the explosion reported earlier this week.
  • BIRNIN GWARI – 19 MAY 2022 (22H40) Governor Nasir El-Rufai has raised concerns regarding the emergence of Boko Haram and Ansaru enclaves in the Birnin Gwari and Chukun Local Government Areas (LGAs) of the Kaduna State. This follows an increase in incidents of improvised explosive device (IED) bombings in the State, indicating that terrorist groups have infiltrated the region. El-Rufai made the announcement during the presentation of the Kaduna State Security Incident Report for the first quarter of 2022. The Governor has noted that security operations are underway in several regions of the State in a bid to restore normalcy and security.
  • ABUJA – 20 MAY 2022 (02H40) Nigeria’s Defence Headquarters has announced that troops of Operation Hadin Kai have neutralised approximately 43 Boko Haram terrorists in addition to 20 arrests during recent security operations in the country’s northeast region. Defence Media Operations Director Major General Bernard Onyeuko has stated that more than 63 kidnapped individuals have also been recovered during operations between April 2022 and May 2022. Onyeuko has noted that more than 1,627 Boko Haram terrorists have also surrendered to the troops at different locations in the region from 01 May 2022. The Military forces also neutralised Malam Shehu, an Amir and spiritual head, and Abubakar Sarki, a Group Commander, during a clearance operation in their enclaves at Jaje, Mango Ali, Dissa, Balangaje, and in the Sambisa forest at Yuwe. Troops also recovered two light machine guns (LMGs), 21 AK-47 rifles, 11 AK-56 rifles, 22 machine guns, 419 rounds of 7.62mm and 54mm ammunition, one gun turret, and 31 AK-47 magazines, in addition to several vehicles. Onyeuko has stated that the surrendered Boko Haram terrorists, recovered items, rescued civilians and captured terrorists have been handed over to appropriate authorities for further actions.
  • GWAGWALADA – 20 MAY 2022 (12H00) Protest reported in the Gwagwalada Area Council in Abuja. The community members have embarked on a protest action against the tenure extension of six area councils’ Chairperson and Councillors. This comes as the Chairperson and Councillors’ terms in office were supposed to elapse on Thursday, 19 May 2022, and the newly elected officials were supposed to be sworn in today, 20 May 2022. The demonstrators are burning tyres and debris in the area and are demanding a reversal of the decision. Motorists are advised to avoid the area. Police have been dispatched to the scene.
  • UTURU – 20 MAY 2022 (12H30) The Abia State University in Uturu has declared the closure of the institution’s indefinite suspension after a student-led demonstration against herdsman abductions and killings led to a violent protest. The institution has announced that the vacation will begin today, 20 May 2022, and were ordered to vacate their dormitory until further notice. Residents of Uturu and Okigwe towns, as well as students, blockaded the Umuahia-Enugu Expressway on Thursday, 19 May 2022, to protest the kidnapping and death of students, professors, and travellers by suspected herdsmen.
  • ABUJA – 20 MAY 2022 (13H00) President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the election of Adamu Tutuwa as the substantive Director-General and Chief Executive Officer of the Federal Institute of Industrial Research (FIIRO). Tutuwa has moved from the Director of the Biotechnology Centre of the National Biotechnology Development Agency. The announcement has been made in a statement signed by the Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation, Monilola Udoh, on 20 May 2022. Reports indicate that Tutuwa’s appointment has taken effect from 10 May 2022 with a five-year term.
  • GWAGWALADA – 20 MAY 2022 (13H30) The All Progressives Congress (APC) has announced the commencement of their screening process of the House of Assembly aspirants in Anambra. The screening is set to be in conformity with the Constitution, party and electoral guidelines. The screening is set to establish who can contest and who can be disqualified from the contest in accordance with the guidelines and constitutional provisions. Furthermore, the screening of aspirants is set to ensure the APC aspirants are cleared and qualified to contest due to the party receiving repercussions if they present unqualified aspirants in an election.
  • ABUJA – 20 MAY 2022 (14H50) The Sokoto State Governor, Aminu Tambuwal, has announecd the lifting of curfew imposed on the Sokoto metropolis. The Government instated the curfew after the members protested against Christians. The Christians requested the release of the suspects arrested in connection with the attacked student set alight, accused of blasphemy. Aminu Tambuwal acting on his enabling powers under section 176(2) of the Constitution, sections 1, 2 and 4 of the Public Order Act and others, announced the suspension of curfew with immediate effect after due consultations with relevant authorities. However, the Federal Government has banned all forms of protesting in the State.
  • OSOGBO – 20 MAY 2022 (17H10) Peaceful protests expected countrywide on 21 May 2022 at 10H00 in support of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate, Peter Obi. Support Groups Chairman Marcel Ngogbehei stated that the planned protest is expected to show solidarity and support for the Presidential hopeful. Ngogbehei stated that the needed permission had been obtained from the local government to continue with the planned march. A heightened police presence is expected in the affected areas. Motorists are advised to avoid the affected areas.

 

RWANDA – 20 MAY 2022

  • KIGALI – 20 MAY 2022 (09H30) President Paul Kagame received the African Union Commissioner, Ambassador Bankole Adeoye, the African Union Commissioner for Politics, Peace and Security, at the Village Urugwiro (Office of the President) on Thursday, 19 May 2022, and discussed various issues related to security on the African continent. President Kagame also received Ahmed AA Kattan, special envoy and advisor to the Saudi Arabian court, seeking to strengthen bilateral relations between the two countries. Adeoye is in Rwanda during a three-day National Security Council jointly organized by the Rwanda Defence Forces (RDFCSC) and the University of Rwanda (UR). The conference, which is themed under Current Security Issues, A Vision for Africa, is aimed at discussing current security issues, both from Rwanda and from Botswana’s partner countries, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Malawi, Nigeria, Senegal, South Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia.

 

TANZANIA – 20 MAY 2022

  • DAR ES SALAAM – 20 MAY 2022 (01H00) The Tanzanian Government has held discussions with a delegation of 40 French companies currently on a working visit to the country to attend the Tanzania-France Business Forum. This follows as Tanzania’s Ministry of Investment, Industry, and Trade has stated that the trade volume between Tanzania and France had been estimated at $81,1 million in 2021. The French delegation reportedly plans to develop production bases in the country with an aim to improve the balance of trade between the two countries. The companies reportedly trade in energy, construction, aviation, infrastructure, finance, tourism and health, among others. The project is expected to promote value addition, transfer technology, and employ more than 2,300 people.

 

ZAMBIA – 20 MAY 2022

  • LUSAKA – 20 MAY 2022 (12H10) The Zambia Police Service (ZPS) has announced the arrest of three suspects after they reported false incidents to the Police. The three suspects include Tanaka Nhandu, Dorica Mbewe and Isabel Stevens, who reported a false robbery incident. The suspects indicated that they have been robbed on a minibus where the alleged suspects confiscated K3,200 and escorted them to the Chibolya compound on 09 May 2022. Following the alleged incident, the suspects lodged the false report at the Embassy Police Post. The Police have urged the public not to log false reports.
  • LUSAKA – 20 MAY 2022 (13H45) The Zambia Police Service (ZPS) has deployed officers to the Lusaka Magistrate Court to escort Kabushi member of Parliament Bowman Lusambo to safety. This follows after several suspected United Party for National Development (UPND) supporters arrived to view Lusambo’s court hearing. Lusambo is set to be heard in court regarding a charge of allegedly possessing properties suspected to be proceeds of crime. The supporters allegedly increased in numbers after discussions of confronting the lawmaker. The Police’s deployment followed after confrontations between the lawmaker’s supporters and the UPND supporters.
  • LUSAKA – 20 MAY 2022 (14H55) Minister of Justice Mulambo Haimbe has announced the dissolvement of the National Prosecution Authority (NPA). Haimbe stated that the Anti Corruption Commission (ACC) had been appointed to investigate the matters arising from the NPA. Haimbe stated that after the investigation had been conducted, a meeting is expected between all stakeholders as to what the next step will be.

 

ZIMBABWE – 20 MAY 2022

  • CHINHOYI – 20 MAY 2022 (12H35) Acting Provincial Police Spokesperson Assistant Inspector Ian Kohwera has confirmed the death of the Provincial Assistant Accountant with the Health and Child Care Ministry, Kudakwashe Chigumbu. This follows after a dislodged Blue Circle Bus tyre hit Chigumbu in Kairo’s Central Business District on 18 May 2022. Chigumbu died on arrival at the Chinhoyi Provincial Hospital following his transfer from the Karoi District Hospital. Chigumbu is expected to be buried on 21 May 2022.

 

UPCOMING EVENTS – 20 MAY 2022

  • REP. CONGO: President Felix Tshisekedi is expected to travel to Burundi on Saturday, 21 May 2022, for a State visit until 23 May 2022.
  • ANGOLA: The President of the National Union for the Total Independence of Angola, Adalberto Costa, is expected to host a peaceful rally on 21 May 2022 at Luanda National Fair.
  • NIGERIA: The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has called for a nationwide protest over the death of Deborah Yakubu, a student of Shehu Shagari College of Education in Sokoto, scheduled to take place on 22 May 2022 at 15H00.
  • ABUJA: Service disruptions are expected on the Abuja-Kaduna route on 23 May 2022, when the Kaduna train is expected to resume operations.
  • KENYA: Protest expected at the Homa Bay County Governor’s Office by members of the Kenya Union of Civil Servants (KUCS) on Monday, 23 May 2022.
  • NIGERIA: The Federal Ministry of Transportation has announced that the Government has directed the Abuja-Kaduna Train Service to resume with effect from Monday, 23 May 2022.
  • KENYA: The Nairobi Metropolitan Services (NMS) has announced that the Green Park Terminus is set to start operations on Tuesday, 24 May 2022.
  • NIGERIA: President Muhammadu Buhari is expected to appear in a Federal High Court on 27 May 2022.
  • ANGOLA: The Angolan Head of State, João Lourenço, has received an invitation to participate in the African Union Summit scheduled to take place from 26 May 2022 to 28 May 2022 in the city of Malabo, Republic of Equatorial Guinea.
  • TANZANIA: The Tanzanian Government has announced the implementation of several measures in response to recent increasing prices in Tanzania, including a fuel subsidy with effect from 01 June 2022.
  • MOZAMBIQUE: Mozambique is expected to launch the operations of several new toll gates on 01 June 2022.
  • REP. CONGO: The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is expected to conduct its annual DRC Mining Week exhibition and conference event at the Pullman Grand Karavia centre in Lubumbashi between 01 June 2022 and 03 June 2022.
  • MOZAMBIQUE: President of the Republic Filipe Nyusi is expected to launch the 8th Edition of the Mining, Oil, Gas and Energy of Mozambique event from 02 June 2022 until 03 June 2022 at the Joaquim Chissano Conference Centre in Maputo.
  • RWANDA: The International Telecommunication Union, through its Telecommunication Development Bureau (BDT), has scheduled to convene a World Telecommunication Development Conference (WTDC), scheduled to be held in Kigali, Rwanda, from 06 June 2022 to 16 June 2022.
  • NIGERIA: The Lagos State Government is scheduled to host the maiden edition of the National Transport Technology Conference and Exhibition (NTTCE) between 07 June 2022 and 08 June 2022 at Eko Hotels and Suites.
  • RWANDA: Rwandan President Paul Kagame and Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland have announced the week of 20 June 2022 as the date for the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) to be held in Kigali, Rwanda.
  • ZAMBIA: Zambian Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Stanley Kakubo, has announced that Zambia is expected to host the 4th Africa Union (AU) Mid-Year Coordinating meeting from 14 July 2022 until 17 July 2022.
  • MALAWI: President Lazarus Chakwera is expected to address Malawians on the second anniversary of his election, 23 June 2022.
  • KENYA: Kenya’s Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) has announced that general elections are scheduled to be held on 09 August 2022.
  • RWANDA: Rwanda is scheduled to host the African Green Revolution Forum (AGRF) from 05 September 2022 until 09 September 2022.
  • 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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