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Orange leads solar panel deployment across Africa and the Middle East

To avoid using generators that run on fuel (fossil energy that emits CO2), Orange is putting in place several initiatives such as solar panels

Orange (www.Orange.com) is accelerating its solar projects in Africa and the Middle East to reduce its carbon footprint to zero by 2040. Across the entire region, many sites are not connected to the electricity grid and when they are, the quality of the grid often requires alternative backup solutions. To…

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World Rugby and unions confirm men’s July test schedule

A strong revised programme of men’s test matches is set to take place in July after all unions and World Rugby agreed a revised schedule within the existing window

Twenty-five of the top 30 ranked unions to play tests in the July window; World champions South Africa and hosts Japan play first tests since Rugby World Cup 2019; The UK and Ireland set to host a number of nations, while New Zealand becomes Pacific hub; Samoa v Tonga play-off…

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Olympic excitement builds ahead of World Rugby Sevens Repechage draw

Twelve women’s teams and 10 men’s teams to compete for the final two women’s and one men’s places at the rescheduled Tokyo Olympics

World Rugby Sevens Repechage (www.WorldRugby.org) draw to take place at 10:00 BST (GMT+1) on Tuesday, 11 May; Monaco set to host the final Tokyo 2020 Olympic qualification event on 19-20 June; 12 women’s teams and 10 men’s teams to compete for the final two women’s and one men’s places at…

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Coronavirus - Malawi: COVID-19 daily info update (9 May 2021)

New cases: 5 Cumulative confirmed cases: 34,171 Active cases: 725 Total recovered: 32,159 (3 new) Currently admitted in treatment units: 7 (0 new) New discharges from treatment units: 0 Total tests conducted: 236,020 (335 new) Total deaths: 1,153 (0 new) Total vaccinated to date: 319,323 (1,185 new)

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Coronavirus - Ethiopia: COVID-19 reported cases in Ethiopia (9 May 2021)

Daily: Laboratory test: 5,303 Cases: 485 Severe cases: 740 New deaths: 17 Recovery: 1,716 Total: Laboratory test: 2,620,593 Active cases: 48,782 Total cases: 262,702 Total deaths: 3,888 Total recovery: 210,030 Total vaccinated: 1,295,723

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Merck Foundation brings 26 African Ministers together to Empower Women and Youth in STEM through their online Merck Africa Research Summit (MARS) in partnership with African Union

MARS Online VC brought distinguished leaders on a single platform to reaffirm Merck Foundation's commitment towards developing a strong Africa roadmap towards gender equality

Merck Foundation Africa Research Summit -MARS was conducted online during the 8th edition of Merck Foundation Africa Asia Luminary 2021; The MARS Summit High-Level Ministerial Panel Discussion with 26 Ministers of Health, Science and Technology, Education, Information And Gender and MARS Researchers. Merck Foundation (www.Merck-Foundation.com), the philanthropic arm of Merck…

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TECNO CAMON 17 makes a stunning debut with a notable boost from an insightful selfie documentary

The innovative launch event exploring the story of selfie reflects the rising brand horizon to exert more effort on industrial, social, and humanistic care rather than the product portfolio only which is an indication that TECNO is on the way to one of the leading international brands around the world

TECNO (www.TECNO-mobile.com), a rising superstar as a global smartphone brand of the new generation, has taken centre stage once again with the newest phone in its CAMON series - the TECNO CAMON 17. Entering the scene with an exciting launch, the event attendees were treated to a stunning documentary that…

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Central African Republic: independent present and secure future (By Stephen Ebert)

The local population welcomes the presence of the Central African Armed Forces (FACA) and Russian allied forces

By Stephen Ebert THE ongoing conflict in the Central African Republic is gradually draws to a victorious end. It is incredible how much the situation has change since the January 13 when the Patriots for Change Coalition (CPC) launched the attack on the CAR capital Bangui. They were vigorously pushed…

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Invest Africa and DLA Piper partner to support ESG best practice in African renewable energy projects

The project will assemble experts from the worlds of impact investment, development finance and law

The global law firm, DLA Piper, has partnered with Invest Africa (www.InvestAfrica.com), the leading trade and investment platform for African markets, to support the development of ESG best practice in African renewable energy projects. Clear Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) targets and measurements have become an increasingly important part of…