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Italian contribution allows United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR) to expand early warnings for early action in Kenya

This includes facilitating the training for national officials on the use of an open-source system for real-time monitoring and forecasting of natural hazards to enable decision-makers to take early actions

On 11 June 2024, the Government of Italy signed an agreement with the UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR) to strengthen early warning for early action systems in Kenya. Under this agreement, Italy is providing EUR 1.5 million over the period of 2024-2027. To mark the occasion, during his…

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Inauguration of Tanzania’s ‘Emergency Operation and Communication Center’ Situation Room – a step to advancing ‘Early Warnings for All’

Working under the authority of the Prime Minister's Office, the EOCC Situation Room will work to combine real-time data on current and emerging risks with data on past disasters to issue timely forecasts and bulletins

On 14 June, Tanzania celebrated the inauguration of its first Emergency Operation and Communication Center (EOCC) Situation Room, which is also the first national situation room to be set up under the African Union's Africa Multi-Hazard Early Warning and Early Action System (AMHEWAS) Programme. The event marked a milestone in…

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Experienced duo returns as Blitzboks aim for Paris Olympics

South Africa will play Mexico, Tonga and Chile in pool play in the tournament where the winner will fill the last spot at the Rugby Sevens tournament of the 2024 Paris Olympics

Zain Davids and Shilton van Wyk return to the Springbok Sevens squad that will contest the World Rugby Sevens Repechage in Monaco from 21-23 June. South Africa will play Mexico, Tonga and Chile in pool play in the tournament where the winner will fill the last spot at the Rugby…

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Critical Minerals Africa 2024 Returns to Cape Town – Driving Capital, Innovation and Technology

The second edition of the Critical Minerals Africa Summit will take place on November 6-7 in Cape Town, under the theme: Innovate, Enact, Invest in African Critical Minerals

The Critical Minerals Africa (CMA) Summit – Africa’s leading investment platform for the critical minerals sector – will return for its second edition on November 6 - 7 in Cape Town. CMA 2024 brings together African and global policymakers, project leaders and key stakeholders along the critical minerals value chain…

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A Partner of the Future: Sonangol Targets Robust Oil & Gas Growth

The AEC believes that Sonangol is a strategic partner for Angola’s oil and gas industry and will continue to play a major role in facilitating investment and driving project developments

The African Energy Chamber (AEC) (www.EnergyChamber.org)– led by Executive Chairman NJ Ayuk – met with Sonangol CEO Sebastião Gaspar Martins in Luanda this week, where the parties discussed Sonangol’s vision for the oil and gas industry. Martins is speaking at the African Energy Week (AEW): Invest in African Energy conference…

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Angola Oil & Gas (AOG) 2024: Angola’s Premier Deal Signing Platform

With a $60-billion investment pipeline planned for the next five years, the Angolan market presents diverse opportunities for foreign investors and project developers

The Angola Oil & Gas (AOG) conference and exhibition returns for its fifth edition from October 2-3 in Luanda, uniting foreign investors and project developers with Angolan projects. Since the event’s inception in 2019, AOG has consistently facilitated industry-advancing deals. This trend of fostering strategic partnerships and driving investment in…

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Erasmus pleased as Boks wrap up first camp week

Erasmus was pleased with the work rate by the new players in the group and the way they integrated into the squad

Springbok coach Rassie Erasmus was pleased with the bedrock laid at the first week of the national training camp in Pretoria and was satisfied that they have a solid base to build from as the squad prepares to face Wales in the opening Test of the season at Twickenham next…

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    • Senator, Dr. Rasha Kelej, Merck Foundation CEO and Prof. Dr. Frank Stangenberg- Haverkamp, Chairman of Merck Foundation BoT, together with H.E. Mrs. REBECCA AKUFO-ADDO, The First Lady of Ghana during their Alumni Summit 2024 in Accra, Ghana (3)
    • Senator, Dr. Rasha Kelej, Merck Foundation CEO and Prof. Dr. Frank Stangenberg- Haverkamp, Chairman of Merck Foundation BoT, together with H.E. Mrs. REBECCA AKUFO-ADDO, The First Lady of Ghana during their Alumni Summit 2024 in Accra, Ghana (4)
    • Senator, Dr. Rasha Kelej, Merck Foundation CEO and Prof. Dr. Frank Stangenberg- Haverkamp, Chairman of Merck Foundation BoT, together with H.E. Mrs. REBECCA AKUFO-ADDO, The First Lady of Ghana during their Alumni Summit 2024 in Accra, Ghana (5)
    • Senator, Dr. Rasha Kelej, Merck Foundation CEO and Prof. Dr. Frank Stangenberg- Haverkamp, Chairman of Merck Foundation BoT, together with H.E. Mrs. REBECCA AKUFO-ADDO, The First Lady of Ghana during their Alumni Summit 2024 in Accra, Ghana (6)
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    • Senator, Dr. Rasha Kelej, Merck Foundation CEO and Prof. Dr. Frank Stangenberg- Haverkamp, Chairman of Merck Foundation BoT, together with H.E. Mrs. REBECCA AKUFO-ADDO, The First Lady of Ghana during their Alumni Summit 2024 in Accra, Ghana (8)
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CORRECTION: Merck Foundation celebrating legacy to transform patient care landscape in Africa together with Ghana First Lady

Out of the total 146 scholarships provided in Ghana, Merck Foundation has provided 39 scholarships to doctors for Fertility, Embryology, Sexual & Reproductive Medicine and Women’s Health

Merck Foundation (www.Merck-Foundation.com)​ marked a milestone of providing 146 scholarships to Ghanian doctors in 42 critical specialties during their annual Alumni Summit - Celebrating their legacy of transforming patient care landscape in Ghana; Merck Foundation Ghana Alumni Summit and Merck Foundation Awards Ceremony 2024 were conducted in Accra, chaired by Ghana…

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Energy Capital & Power (ECP) Partners with South African Institute of Architects for 2024 Convention

The conference brings together companies from across the South African architecture space to explore innovative and alternative approaches to design and development

Energy Capital & Power (ECP) (www.EnergyCapitalPower.com)– Africa’s leading investment platform – has partnered with the South African Institute of Architects (SAIA) for the SAIA national convention (AZA 2024). Taking place September 4-7, 2024 in Johannesburg, the conference is a celebration of the practice, art, utility and conscience of modern architecture…