National Basketball Association (NBA)
Source: National Basketball Association (NBA) |

NBA All-Star Voting presented by AT&T tips off Thursday, Jan. 28

Discussions regarding Potential NBA All-Star Game are ongoing

NBA All-Star Voting Will Be Available Across NBA.com, NBA App and Twitter; discussions Regarding Potential NBA All-Star Game Are Ongoing NBA (www.NBA.com) All-Star Voting 2021 presented by AT&T (ATT.com), the official 5G wireless network of the NBA, will tip off tomorrow, Thursday, Jan. 28 at noon ET and conclude on Tuesday,…

Source: British High Commission - Yaounde |

Coronavirus: UK in Cameroon COVID-19 Relief Caravan

The British High Commission Yaounde leads the British Business Community in Cameroon to reach out to vulnerable communities with COVID-19 preventive equipment

In solidarity with the Government of Cameroon’s efforts to address the COVID-19 pandemic in the country, the British High Commission in Yaounde led the British Business Community in Cameroon on a distribution campaign dubbed, “UK in Cameroon COVID-19 Relief Caravan”. The purpose was to handover personal protective equipment (PPE), to…

Source: United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) |

World’s largest survey of public opinion on climate change: a majority of people call for wide-ranging action

Sixty-four percent of people believe climate change is a global emergency, despite the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic

UNDP's "Peoples' Climate Vote" reflects over half the world's population after results processed by the University of Oxford. Sixty-four percent of people believe climate change is a global emergency, despite the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The results of the Peoples’ Climate Vote, the world’s biggest ever survey of public opinion on climate change are published today. Covering 50 countries with over half of the world’s population, the survey includes over half…

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

Canon announces launch of Africa Frontiers of Innovation Series 2021

Canon Central and North Africa (CCNA) is proud to launch Africa’s first ‘Frontiers of Innovation’ Series

This ground-breaking multi-sector initiative, first launched in the Middle East five years ago, unites industry and sector professionals to provide an effective online platform to drive innovation, share ideas, gain insights & experiences, and generate actionable solutions to existing challenges. The African Frontiers of Innovation Series will run as a…

Source: Global Affairs Canada |

Minister of Foreign Affairs announces Canada’s contribution to the United Nations Peacebuilding Fund

Canada has consistently been among the top donors of the Fund since its inception in 2006

The Honourable Marc Garneau, Minister of Foreign Affairs, today announced Canada’s contribution of $15 million to the UN Peacebuilding Fund while co-chairing the virtual UN Peacebuilding Fund Replenishment Conference, along with the UN Secretary-General, Germany, Sierra Leone and Sudan. Canada has consistently been among the top donors of the Fund…

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)
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Source: United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) |

As Sub-Saharan crises force more to flee, UNHCR calls for stronger Mediterranean route response

Violence in the Sahel has now forced an estimated 2.9 million people to flee

The international community must do more to save lives of refugees taking risky routes towards the Mediterranean, warns UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, releasing today its 2021 strategic action plan and related funding appeal for this situation. Deeply worried about escalating conflicts and displacement in the Sahel, the new displacement in the…