Watch: Netanyahu tells African leaders at the ECOWAS conference in Liberia, “Israel is back in Africa,” starting with renewing diplomatic ties with Senegal, after downgrading ties for supporting a UN resolution condemning Jewish settlements in the West Bank.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Senegal’s President Macky Sall announced on Sunday that the diplomatic crisis between the two countries has ended.
Watch: Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu addresses leaders of West African countries.
Earlier this year, in an act of retribution against the countries that co-sponsored a United Nations Security Council resolution in December condemning the construction of Jewish settlements, Israel permanently downgraded its diplomatic ties with New Zealand and Senegal. Continue Reading »
After west African oil producer reneged on promise to abstain and then voted in favor of UNSC anti-Israel resolution condemning settlements, PM Netanyahu ends all aid to Angola, who by the way, occupies the province of Cabinda, who’s people have been fighting for independence since 1960.
(– Who strong-armed Angola to brake promise to Israel?)
By Itamar Eichner & Eitan Goldstein
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is expected to announce on Tuesday that Israel will suspend all development aid to the African nation of Angola following the latter’s support of a recent UN resolution condemning Israeli West Bank construction. Continue Reading »
An Israeli innovation installed on the farm, a low-pressure drip-irrigation system, using much less water & producing improved quality of fruits & vegetables has been inaugurated in one of Africa’s drought-prone regions.
By Anav Silverman, Tazpit News Agency
An initiative of the Israeli Embassy in Senegal recently led to the inauguration of a drip-irrigated vegetable farm in the city of Fatick earlier this month.
Growing lettuce in Senegal using drip-irrigation – Photo: MASHAV
Managed by a group of Senegalese women, the farm plot was established following a request made by the First Lady of Senegal, Marième Faye Sall, to the Israeli Embassy, as part of the TIPA program, which began in 2006 as an initiative of the Embassy of Israel in Dakar and MASHAV (Israel’s Agency for International Development Cooperation) to alleviate poverty through agricultural innovation. Continue Reading »