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    • HEPSSA 2020: The Royal Academy of Engineering is helping to develop innovative solutions to a range of impending and accelerating challenges. Working with local higher education and engineering organisations, it is helping to grow engineering capacity and support sustainable development across 23 countries in sub-Saharan Africa through two key programmes: Higher Education Partnerships in Sub-Saharan Africa (HEP SSA) and GCRF Africa Catalyst.
    • HEPSSA Warri Biodigester: The Royal Academy of Engineering; Higher Education Partnership and Sub-Saharan African grant Award to support the construction of a bio-gas plant by engineering students in Nigeria.
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    • A graduate student under the HEPSAA programme in Rivatex, a textile factory in Nairobi
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Source: Royal Academy of Engineering |

Royal Academy of Engineering reports impact on sustainable development in sub-Saharan Africa ahead of World Engineering Day

In celebration of World Engineering Day, the Academy is also releasing a series of videos highlighting how engineers play a critical role in meeting the UN Sustainable Development Goals

The Royal Academy of Engineering (www.RAEng.org.uk), an engineering charity focused on harnessing the power of engineering to build a sustainable society and an inclusive economy, is showcasing its impact on enhancing collaboration, education, and diversity in engineering in sub-Saharan Africa, delivered through its Africa grants programmes ahead of the second…

Source: National Basketball Association (NBA) |

NBA All-Stars Luka Dončić and Chris Paul Headline 2021 Taco Bell® Skills Challenge

The 19th Taco Bell® Skills Challenge is an obstacle-course competition that tests players’ dribbling, passing, agility and 3-point shooting skills

NBA (www.NBA.com) All-Stars Julius Randle, Domantas Sabonis and Nikola Vučević in Six-Player Field; HBCU Alum Robert Covington to Make Skills Challenge Debut; Competition to Take Place on Sunday, March 7 Before 2021 NBA All-Star Game. NBA All-Stars Luka Dončić of the Dallas Mavericks and Chris Paul of the Phoenix Suns…

Source: CAJ News Africa |

Confederation of African Football (CAF) presidential candidates unite behind Motsepe

The below article is copyright free and can be republished at will

WHAT initially started as the fiercest race for the presidency of the Confederation of African Football (CAF) has evolved into a peace treaty among the candidates vying for the position. This is anticipated to result in unity among the rivals and the betterment of the beautiful game in the largest…

Source: National Basketball Association (NBA) |

Past Champions Devin Booker and Stephen Curry Lead Six NBA All-Stars in 2021 MTN Dew® 3-Point Contest

This marks the first 3-Point Contest in which each participant is a current NBA All-Star

Jaylen Brown, Zach LaVine, Donovan Mitchell and Jayson Tatum in Field, Composed Entirely of 2021 NBA (www.NBA.com) All-Stars; MTN DEW® Zone Returns: Two Deep Shots Located 6 Feet Behind 3-Point Line Worth Three Points Each; Competition to Take Place on Sunday, March 7 Before 2021 NBA All-Star Game. Former 3-Point…

Source: National Basketball Association (NBA) |

Anfernee Simons, Cassius Stanley and Obi Toppin to Take Flight in 2021 AT&T Slam Dunk

The 36th AT&T Slam Dunk will take place at halftime of the 2021 NBA All-Star Game, airing on TNT and ESPN Radio

Competition to Take Place on Sunday, March 7 at Halftime of 2021 NBA (www.NBA.com) All-Star Game; Five Past Slam Dunk Champions to Serve as Judges: Dee Brown, Jason Richardson, Josh Smith, Spud Webb and Dominique Wilkins; Final Round: One Dunk for Each Finalist and Winner Determined by “Judges’ Choice” Instead…

Source: United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) |

Next-generation Regional Collaborative Platform meeting kicks off for first time with regional UN entities in Africa

The new platform will engage with the African Union in April and accelerate its effort to deliver on its promise with an impact-oriented focus on implementations

Africa’s regional know-how, assets and policy expertise will be more systematically channeled to the Resident Coordinators and United Nations Country Teams (UNCTs) across the continent as they help countries ensure an inclusive and sustainable transition out of the COVID-19 crisis, UN Deputy Secretary-General and Chair of the UN Sustainable Development…

World Rugby
Source: World Rugby |

World Rugby has made the difficult decision to recommend the postponement of Rugby World Cup 2021, scheduled to be hosted in New Zealand between 18 September-16 October, until next year

The recommendation will be considered by the Rugby World Cup Board and World Rugby Executive Committee on 8 and 9 March respectively

World Rugby (www.WorldRugby.org) has made the difficult decision to recommend the postponement of Rugby World Cup 2021, scheduled to be hosted in New Zealand between 18 September-16 October, until next year. The recommendation will be considered by the Rugby World Cup Board and World Rugby Executive Committee on 8 and…

Facebook
Source: Facebook |

Facebook Launches ‘LeadHERs: Life Lessons From African Women’ - a Book Spotlighting Female Leaders from across Africa

Available for free in digital and physical formats, the book provides inspirational real-life stories for future generations and young leaders

As part of its celebration around International Women’s Month, Facebook (www.Facebook.com) today announced the launch of ‘LeadHERs: Life Lessons From African Women’, a collection of beautifully inspired stories & life advice from 19 women who are breaking boundaries in fields such as media, entertainment, politics, education and business. Available for…

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

One printer for fast, high-definition CAD and poster production – the new Canon imagePROGRAF TX Series

This innovation saves time and performs an accurate, even scan across the full width, without the need for stitching or calibration

Taking CAD, GIS and poster printing to a new level of productivity, Canon Europe (www.Canon-europe.com) today updates its successful imagePROGRAF TX Series of large format printers with five new models: the 24-inch TX-2100, 36-inch TX-3100 and 44-inch TX-4100, plus the multifunctional TX-3100 MFP Z36 and TX-4100 MFP Z36. These new…