Source: Canon Central and North Africa (CCNA) |

Canon launches four new RF lenses – expanding the line-up’s capabilities to super-telephoto photography – plus two RF extenders

The new lenses bring telephoto capabilities to the innovative RF line-up as well as additional portrait and macro photography creative possibilities for professionals and enthusiasts

Alongside today’s launch of EOS R5 and EOS R6 – two cameras reimaginging mirrorless joining Canon’s revolutionary EOS R System – Canon Europe (www.Canon-Europe.com) reveals four new RF lenses and two RF extenders. The new lenses bring telephoto capabilities to the innovative RF line-up as well as additional portrait and…

Canon Central and North Africa (CCNA)
Source: Canon Central and North Africa (CCNA) |

Meet the imagePROGRAF PRO-300 – a high-quality, professional A3+ photo printer with space-saving design

With a lightweight, compact form factor, this mighty printer can produce gallery quality prints from the convenience of a desktop

Canon Central and North Africa (www.Canon-CNA.com) today launches the imagePROGRAF PRO-300, an A3+ printer with the quality features of the award winning imagePROGRAF PRO series – perfect for semi-pros and aspiring photographers, small studios and photo labs. With a lightweight, compact form factor, this mighty printer can produce gallery quality…

Source: United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) |

Coronavirus - South Sudan: UNMISS conducts door-to-door COVID-19 awareness campaign in Warrap State

The campaign is being conducted by the peacekeeping mission’s field office in Kuajok,

The United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) has embarked on a 14-day-long door-to-door awareness campaign on COVID-19 to reach individual households in Warrap State with messages on how to keep themselves and others safe. When visiting houses, they are distributing posters, postcards, face masks and banners on preventive measures…

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Source: Government of Eswatini |

Coronavirus - Eswatini : Prime Minister Ambrose Mandvulo Dlamini has announced first batch of Government COVID-19 payment for laid-off workers

Prime Minister Ambrose Mandvulo Dlamini has announced that the first batch of Government COVID-19 payment for laid-off workers begins today with 1949 recipients. “Subsequent payments will be made every Friday until the current figure of laid off employees is exhausted.”  

Source: United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) |

Coronavirus - South Sudan: UNMISS strengthens COVID-19 risk communication at and on public gatherings in Eastern Equatoria

The UNMISS-supported COVID-19 awareness-raising campaign in the state is currently taking place in the towns of Magwi, Ikotos, Narus and Nadapal

To further increase awareness on how to keep communities safe from COVID-19, the United Nations Mission in South Sudan has reached an agreement with local authorities in Eastern Equatoria State to borrow one of its strategically located billboard spaces for critical messaging on measures to prevent the spread of the…

EABW Digital Ltd
Source: EABW Digital Ltd |

East African Business Week News (EABW News) partners with APO Group

This partnership shall enable EABW NEWS to increase its content base in a bid to reach a wider readership in Africa

East Africa’s Leading online business news website East African Business Week News (EABW NEWS) (www.Busiweek.com) has today entered a media partnership agreement with the APO Group to publish its business-related news as it happens. The APO Group provides Africa-related news content to Bloomberg, Reuters, CNBC Africa, Africanews.com, Africa.com and many…

Source: World Council of Churches (WCC) |

Coronavirus - Africa: Taming post-harvest losses can boost food security in Africa, say church leaders

In sub-Saharan Africa, the loss is estimated at 100 million metric tonnes of food, with the estimated waste being much higher for perishable foods such as vegetables, fruits, meat and dairy

African Church leaders are highlighting the need to tame the continent’s persistent post-harvest losses, as organizations point at rising food insecurity due to the coronavirus pandemic. Although some regions have registered bumper harvests following improved rains, concerns for loss of food in the processes of harvesting, transport, and storage have…

Source: Republic of South Africa: The Parliament |

Coronavirus – South Africa: Appropriations Committees - Ministers of Finance, Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (COGTA) and South African Local Government Association (SALGA) to address critical challenges in Local Government

The committees recognise the important role of local government, especially in response to challenges brought about by the Covid-19 pandemic

As part of the processing the 2020 Division of Revenue Amendment and Adjustment Appropriations Bills, joint meetings of the Standing and Select Committees on Appropriations over the past two days have received briefings from the National Treasury (NT), the Financial and Fiscal Commission (FFC) and the South African Local Government…

Source: United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) |

Coronavirus - Africa: UNESCO and UNHCR on improving refugee youth education in the post-Covid context, a roundtable debate

A mere 63% of refugee children attend primary school and only 24% continue their secondary education

UNESCO and the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) are convening an online round table on Monday 13 July from 4 to 5.30 pm (2.00—3.30 pm, UTC) to examine ways to optimize schooling and learning for young refugees in the future post-epidemic context. The discussion will…