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Springbok Women qualify for 2021 Women’s Rugby World Cup

The win marked a clean sweep for the Springbok Women in the competition and wrapped up a full-house of points from their three matches

Springbok Women’s coach Stanley Raubenheimer was delighted on Saturday as his charges booked their place in the 2021 Women’s Rugby World Cup in New Zealand with a 39-0 victory against Kenya in the deciding match of the qualifiers at the Bosman Stadium in Brakpan. B-rolls are available here: http://bit.ly/31OcTl7 Audio…

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Women's Rugby World Cup African Qualifiers: South Africa defeated Kenya 39-0 on Saturday in Johannesburg during the Rugby Africa Women’s Cup

South Africa’s Springbok Women secured a victory over the Lionesses of Kenya on Saturday in Johannesburg, South Africa

On Saturday, the Springbok Women played against the Lionesses during the 2019 Rugby Africa (www.RugbyAfrique.com) Women's Cup, a qualifier for the 2021 Women's Rugby World Cup. In an enthralling game, South Africa defeated Kenya 39-0. B-rolls are available here: bit.ly/31OcTl7 The Springbok Women got off to a flying start as they grabbed…

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Women's Rugby World Cup African Qualifiers: Uganda drew 15-15 with Madagascar on Saturday in Johannesburg during the Rugby Africa Women’s Cup

Uganda’s Lady Cranes were held to a 15-15 draw by the Makis of Madagascar on Saturday in Johannesburg, South Africa

On Saturday, the Lady Cranes played against the Makis during the 2019 Rugby Africa Women's Cup, a qualifier for the 2021 Women's Rugby World Cup. In an evenly matched  game, Uganda and Madagascar played to a 15-15 stalemate. B-rolls are available here: bit.ly/31OcTl7 The Makis got off to a bright start…

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More actors and funding urgently needed to curb deadly measles outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)

Measles is a highly contagious viral disease for which no treatment exists

A measles epidemic officially declared on June 10 in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has killed 2,758 people and infected 145,000, the deadliest outbreak that the country has witnessed since 2011. Despite the scale of the epidemic, there is an alarming lack of actors and funds to respond to this crisis: $2.5 million of the…

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French Development Agency (AFD) and Namibian Association of CBNRM Support Organisations (NACSO) organise a workshop on Innovative Finance for Namibian Conservation Ecosystem

The workshop was followed by a networking cocktail hosted by the French Embassy at the Residence of France

The French Development Agency (AFD), the Namibian Association of CBNRM Support Organisations (NACSO), and the UCT GSB Bertha Centre for Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship has conducted a workshop on innovative finance and its applicability for the Namibian conservation ecosystem, in particular in relation with the Community Based Natural Resource Management…

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Displaced by DR Congo violence, survivors’ testimonies highlight brutality of armed militia

Severe underfunding for aid work and insecurity involving the Hema and Lendu groups have meant that increasing numbers are vulnerable

Two months since hundreds of thousands of people fled violence in north-eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), UN humanitarians warned on Friday that armed militia continue to make their safe return impossible.  Briefing journalists in Geneva, UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) Spokesperson Babar Baloch, said that staff had heard numerous…

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State Visit of President of the Republic of Zambia to India (August 20-22, 2019)

President Lungu will also participate in an India- Zambia Business Forum in New Delhi

His Excellency Mr. Edgar Chagwa Lungu, President of the Republic of Zambia is visiting India on a State Visit at the invitation of Hon’ble President Shri Ram Nath Kovind from 20-22 August 2019. Our President had visited Zambia last year in April 2018. President Edgar Lungu would be accompanied by…

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UN Volunteers play a critical role in the implementation of MINUSMA mandate in Northern Mali

The two UN Volunteers play a critical role for the proper functioning and implementation of the mandate of the Mission

« Never leave the desert because the desert purifies the soul. Far from it, you are deaf and blind. "So, speak the Tuareg mothers. » Mano Dayak We are about 160 km away from the Algerian border, and more than 1,800 km away from Bamako, in Tessalit, in the heart of the…

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WHO collaborates with Nigerian Government to update the country health workforce profile

Validating the Nigeria Health Workforce Profile 2018 provides the national health workforce information needed for planning and it is a crucial milestone in the health sector

The Department of Health Planning, Research and Statistics of the Federal Ministry of Health (FMoH) in collaboration with The World Health Organization(WHO) has successfully updated and validated Nigeria’s health workforce profile from 2012 to 2018 with funding from the Government of Canada through Global Affairs Canada (GAC) under the “Enhancing…

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Tackling child malnutrition (by Islamane Abdou)

Together with the government of Niger and the European Commission’s Humanitarian Aid department (ECHO), UNICEF is fighting child malnutrition

Malnutrition is a major threat to children’s health and development in Niger. More than 4 out of 10 children under 5 are stunted, robbing them of their full potential. Global acute malnutrition is consistently above the 10 per cent ‘alert’ level – even during times and in places where no…