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Nigeria Learning Passport Reaches One Million Subscribers: A Milestone in Educational Access

The Nigeria Learning Passport is a result of a collaborative effort between UNICEF, the Federal and State Ministries of Education

UNICEF is proud to announce that the Nigeria Learning Passport has reached a remarkable milestone of one million subscribers. This groundbreaking digital learning platform, launched to ensure continuous learning during the COVID-19 pandemic, has now become an essential tool in providing quality and uninterrupted education to children across Nigeria. The…

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    • As part of the Scoping Mission, the WHO team of experts conducted extensive stakeholders consultations
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Strengthening Mauritius’ Primary Health Care approach to improve the population’s health and well-being

Mauritius boasts a UHC service coverage index of 66, which is significantly higher than the WHO African Region (AFRO) average of 44

By providing affordable access to quality health services, Primary Health Care (PHC) forms the cornerstone for advancing towards universal health coverage (UHC) and ultimately for improving people’s health and well-being across the life-course. In a nutshell, it is about patient-centered care which is a fundamental human right. PHC was identified…

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Twenty years of Saving Lives - Zimbabwe Celebrates World Blood Donor Day with a Call to Action

The message is clear: a sustainable blood supply relies on a combination of community engagement, continued government support, and affordable access across all healthcare systems

Every year on 14 June, Zimbabwe joins the global community in commemorating World Blood Donor Day, as a moment to honor those who selflessly donate their blood to save lives. This year's commemoration holds special significance, marking a milestone of reaching two decades of global promotion of this selfless act…

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    • Sudan is in the grips of a humanitarian catastrophe. Up to 12 million people have fled their homes, 2 million of them to unstable neighbouring countries, and famine is looming in multiple areas.​​​​​​​ © UNFPA Sudan
    • An estimated 6.7 million people are at risk of gender-based violence in Sudan, with displaced, refugee and migrant women and girls particularly vulnerable. © UNFPA Sudan
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Sexual violence and conflict in Sudan: A war on the bodies of women and girls

Over the past year, UNFPA reached more than 600,000 people with gender-based violence response services and supported 112,000 people to access medical and sexual and reproductive health services

Aisha* lost both her parents last year, aged just 17. “I was left alone at home. I couldn’t reach out to any of my relatives because the situation was extremely tense,” she told UNFPA, the United Nations sexual and reproductive health agency. “Then an armed militia took over my neighbourhood…

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    • © UNICEF/Tariq Khalil Millions across Sudan have been driven by the conflict between rival militaries. In this file photo, a child collects water from a deep well in central Darfur
    • UN Photo/Evan Schneider A wide view of the UN Security Council meeting on the situation in Sudan
    • UN Geneva Members of the FFM, alongside Vice President of the Human Rights Council at the body's 56th session in Geneva
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‘Nowhere is safe’ for civilians as Sudan war descends further into chaos

Over 15,500 fatalities have been reported in some 1,400 violent incidents targeting civilians and there are now almost 9.5 million forcibly displaced in Sudan

The UN Security Council in New York on Tuesday focused on the worsening crisis in Sudan as civilians continue to suffer amidst the brutal fighting between rival militaries, while the Geneva-based Human Rights Council heard independent investigators describe combatants’ “blatant disregard” for fundamental human rights and international law. The war that…

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European Union awarded Erasmus+ Masters scholarship for 48 Ethiopian students

The European Union’s Erasmus+ programme aims to enhance quality in higher education through scholarships and academic co-operation between the EU and the rest of the world

The European Union has awarded full Masters Scholarship to 48 Ethiopian students for the academic year of 2024-2025 through the EU’s flagship education initiative, Erasmus+ European Scholarship Programme. The students will spend 2 years full time in prestigious European Universities and will be studying at various higher institutions in 12…

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Veteran Capital Corp. Enters into Letter of Intent for Qualifying Transaction with Powerhive

Upon completion of the Transaction, it is expected that Veteran will change its name to Powerhive Inc.,

Veteran Capital Corp. ("Veteran") (TSXV: VCC.P), a Capital Pool Company listed on the TSX Venture Exchange (the "Exchange"), is pleased to announce that it has entered into a letter of intent with Powerhive, Inc. ("Powerhive") (https://www.Powerhive.com/mobility) negotiated on an arm’s length basis according to the policies of the Exchange. The…

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    • The Pan-African Business and Development Awards, held on the sidelines of the Afreximbank Annual Meetings 2024, are designed to celebrate and recognise transformative businesses and financial institutions within the African continent
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Transformational companies recognised during Afreximbank’s Annual Meetings 2024 in Nassau, The Bahamas

African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) hosted the second edition of the Pan-African Business and Development Awards in association with the Business Council for Africa

The second edition of the awards ceremony comes as African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) (www.Afreximbank.com) is promoting stronger ties between Africa and the Diaspora, in a push for a Global Africa; ARISE Integrated Industrial Platforms (ARISE IIP), received the Pan African Business of the Year award for advancing industrialisation, export development, and…

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Blitzboks hope to make it count in Monaco

The Blitzboks arrived in Monaco on Monday and on Tuesday had a good training run at Stade Laurentin Rugby in the city of St Laurent du Var near Nice

The Springbok Sevens squad are keen to make their third opportunity to qualify for the 2024 Paris Olympics count and join their regular foes at the Rugby Sevens event in Paris. France, New Zealand, Argentina, Fiji, Australia, Ireland, USA, and Samoa all confirmed their spots for Paris, and having beaten…

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Mercy Ships and Ministry of Health Announce Next Phase of Life-Changing Surgeries in Sierra Leone

The scope of surgical care will cover various specialties, including maxillofacial, general, paediatric general, and ophthalmic procedures

The Sierra Leonean Ministry of Health, in collaboration with international charity Mercy Ships (www.MercyShips.org), have announced preparations for the upcoming phase of free life-changing surgeries and educational initiatives for the people of Sierra Leone set to begin in August. The Global Mercy™ is temporarily leaving Sierra Leone for a planned…