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Ugandan Tracy ‘Indiana Jones’ Walakira relishing her next big adventure at APO Group

Tracy is APO Group’s longest serving Public Relations project manager, and her well-deserved promotion to Account Director reflects her dedication and passion for African journalism

APO Group (www.APO-opa.com), the leading Pan-African communications consultancy and press release distribution service, is delighted to confirm the recent promotion of Tracy Walakira N. to Account Director. Operating from her home in Uganda, Tracy has spent the last seven years working on some of APO Group’s most challenging assignments, collaborating…

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A Just Energy Transition as advocated by President Macky Sall, will benefit Senegal’s economy, and create jobs for its young people

Senegal is firmly committed to an energy transition that honors the dual priorities of socio-economic development and environmental preservation

African oil- and gas-producing countries have been facing increasing pressure this year to abandon oil and gas activities and begin relying instead on green energy sources like wind, solar, and hydrogen to help prevent climate change. Many of these African countries are pushing back, however, and rejecting the notion that…

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On Peace Day debate, student teams agree schools should include Revitalized Peace Agreement in curriculum

Alfred Zulu, Acting Head of Field Office, UNMISS Aweil, encouraged students to continue such debates as it cultivates the spirit of peace at a tender age

Some 130 students, both girls and boys, drawn from two secondary schools in Aweil, Northern Bahr-el-Ghazal state, participated in a debate organized by the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) to mark International Day of Peace. Spirited discussions ensued between teams drawn from Aweil National and South Sudan Education…

Source: U.S. Embassy - Cairo, Egypt |

The United States and Egypt celebrate success of $8 million Women’s Empowerment Project

The United States, through USAID, invested $8 million in the Safe Cities project over the past eight years to support Egyptian-led efforts to end violence against women and girls

U.S. Chargé D’Affaires Nicole Shampaine, Minister of International Cooperation Dr. Rania Al Mashat, Minister of Social Solidarity Dr. Nevine El Kabbag, President of Egypt’s National Council for Women Dr. Maya Morsy, and UN Women Country Representative Christine Arab celebrated the successful completion of the Safe Cities Free from Violence against Women and Girls project that promotes community-based approaches…

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Coronavirus - Rwanda: COVID-19 Update (26 September 2021)

Tests Conducted Today: 14,529 In the last 7 days: 82,705 Cumulatively: 2,767,514 Hospitalized New: 1 In the last 7 days: 27 Critical Cases: 11 Deaths Today: 4 In the last 7 days: 41 Cumulatively: 1,252 Confirmed Cases New Cases (Positivity Rate): 112 (0.8%) In the last 7 days: 1,582 (1.9%)…

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Coronavirus - Malawi: COVID-19 Daily Info Update (26 September 2021)

New Cases: 12 Cumulative Confirmed Cases: 61,509 Active Cases: 4,408 Total Recovered: 54,593 (119 New) Currently Admitted in Treatment Units: 40 (7 New) New Discharges from Treatment Units: 5 Total Test Conducted: 406,996 (630 New) Total Deaths: 2,276 (3 New) Vaccination: First Dose AstraZeneca: 540, 878 (6,056 New) Second Dose AstraZeneca: 248,934 (1,445 New) Full Dose Johnson…

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US Ambassador to the United Nations, Mrs Linda Thomas-Greenfield pays Courtesy Visit to President Dr Hage G. Geingob on Margins of the United Nations General Assembly

The meeting highlighted the US Mega-Solar initiative in Southern Africa as one that held the tremendous potential for Namibia and the United States

On Friday, 24 September 2021, US Ambassador to the United Nations, Mrs Linda Thomas-Greenfield paid a courtesy call to President Hage G. Geingob on the margins of the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly. President Geingob accentuated the need for vaccine equity in order to ensure that everyone was…

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Coronavirus: The Africa CDC Joins the Global Citizen Live Concert to Push for Vaccine Equity

They join a list of incredible hosts donating their time and talent to this once-in-a-generation, 24-hour worldwide event

Director of the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Dr John Nkengasong, and Head of the Africa Vaccine Acquisition Task Team, Strive Masiyiwa to Address Vaccine Equity and Production Needs to Tackle COVID-19. Ms Bonang Matheba and Nomzamo Mbatha to are set to host th Global Citizen Live on the Great…

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Source: Zambia National Public Health Institute (ZNPHI) |

Coronavirus - Zambia: COVID-19 Statistics Daily Status Update (26 September 2021)

28 new cases out of 3,516 tests (1% positivity); 75 recoveries; and 1 new deaths (MTSRIP) Vaccinated Dose 1: 343 Fully Vaccinated: 2,976 Covid-19 Deaths: 0 Covid-19 Associated Deaths: 1 Active Cases: Currently Hospitalised: 28 Community Management: 438 Total Active: 466 Cumulative: Confirmed Cases: 208,857 Tests: 2,432,934 Recoveries: 204,745 (98% Recovered) Vaccinated…