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Source: Merck Foundation |

Merck Foundation launches first ‘Merck Foundation Health Media Training’ and Media and Fashion Awards in partnership with the First Lady of Malawi to break infertility stigma in the country

Merck Foundation Calls for Applications for “Merck More than a Mother” Media Recognition Awards and Fashion Awards to break infertility stigma

Merck Foundation (www.Merck-Foundation.com), the philanthropic arm of Merck KGaA Germany organized their first “Merck Foundation Health Media Training” in Lilongwe, Malawi in partnership with H.E. PROF. GERTRUDE MUTHARIKA, The First Lady of Malawi and Ambassador of Merck More Than a Mother together with Ministry of Health and Ministry of Information…

Source: International Organization for Migration (IOM) |

First Reception Centre for Victims of Trafficking Opens in Niger

The reception centre was built as part of the project Enhancing Capacities to Fight Trafficking in Persons in Niger

Niger, a major migratory hub in West and Central Africa, sees numerous vulnerable migrants transiting the country, including victims of trafficking (VoTs) and potential VoTs. Between 2016 and 2019, IOM assisted 326 VOTs, most of them minors (34%) coming from Nigeria (49%), Niger (24%), and Benin (14%). In addition, many…

UN News
Source: UN News |

UN peacekeeping in Mali boosted with addition of 250 UK troops

The new UK contribution to the mission will form a long-range reconnaissance capability, providing greater awareness of possible threats

The United Kingdom is to send a contingent of 250 troops to Mali next year, to support the UN’s peacekeeping operation in the country, MINUSMA. A statement, released via the UK Ministry of Defence website on Monday, said that the soldiers were being deployed in recognition of increased instability in…

Source: International Organization for Migration (IOM) |

IOM Launches Quality Control Centre in Nairobi

The Quality Control Centre will support and strengthen IOM’s humanitarian operations in the East and Horn of Africa region

One of the ways to respond quickly and effectively to emergencies is being able to provide humanitarian supplies in a timely manner to those affected by a humanitarian crisis. Having humanitarian supplies ready is one thing but making sure they are of the highest quality is another. Therefore, quality control…

Source: Norwegian Refugee Council |

Boko Haram conflict causing misery to millions 10 years on

Ten years after the first attack launched by the armed group Boko Haram, more than two million people remain displaced from homes in northeast Nigeria

Ten years since the beginning of a violent insurgency in northeast Nigeria, the living conditions for displaced people are continuing to deteriorate at an alarming rate due to inadequate and overcrowded facilities. The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) calls for increased efforts to improve their living conditions and prevent an imminent…

National Basketball Association (NBA)
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NBA announces roster of boys and girls teams that will represent Africa in the Jr. NBA Global Championship

Twenty Youth Players from Eight African Countries selected to compete in Second Jr. NBA Global Championship in U.S. Aug. 6-11 at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at Walt Disney World in Florida

The NBA (www.NBA.com) today announced the 10 boys and 10 girls who will represent the African continent in the second Jr. NBA Global Championship, a youth basketball tournament for the top 13- and 14-year-old boys and girls teams from around the world that will be held Aug. 6-11 at ESPN…

Dazzl
Source: Dazzl |

Dazzl appoint APO Group CEO Lionel Reina to company board

Reina brings a wealth of experience in the international technology industry, making him well-placed to advise on strategic decision-making and help take Dazzl to the next stage of their development

Dazzl (www.Dazzl.tv), innovators in live multi-camera video solutions, today announced the appointment of APO Group CEO Lionel Reina (http://bit.ly/2StWLSf) to their company board. It is a move that highlights Dazzl’s ambitions as they look to accelerate their growth and exposure internationally. Since they burst onto the scene in 2016 Dazzl…

Source: United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) |

United Nations re-opens bidding on Financial Audit Review of Libya’s two branches of the Central Bank of Libya

The current tender is being issued openly after the closed bidding process, which was launched in early 2019 and ended in April

Restoring confidence, promoting transparency, and supporting the reunification of Libya’s financial and economic institutions are crucial to Libya’s stability and the prosperity. Towards this end, UNSMIL remains committed to facilitating a financial audit review of the two branches of the Central Bank of Libya (CBL) as requested last year by…

Zambia Rugby Union (ZRU)
Source: Zambia Rugby Union (ZRU) |

The Black Diamond of Zambian Rugby

Kalumba is part of the Zambia Rugby National Team currently in camp for the upcoming Victoria Cup game against Kenya

Israel Kalumba is a Red Arrows Rugby player who started his rugby career at Nchanga Rugby Club in the year 2007 in the developmental side under Coach Hugo Chisenga, Patrick Musonda and Chiluba Kangwa. His interest in rugby developed after watching an International Rugby match between Zambia vs Cameroon played…