Source: Norwegian Refugee Council |

Documentation opens doors for Kenya's stateless Shona community

The Kenyan government has expressed willingness to register the Shona as Kenyan citizens,

Ending statelessness by 2024 is an ambitious goal, but NORCAP expert Sadiq Boateng is closing the gap with efforts to recognise Kenya’s stateless Shona people. In the 1960s, a group of Zimbabwean missionaries from the Shona ethnic group immigrated to Kenya. Many settled and remain in and near Nairobi where…

Source: Human Rights Watch (HRW) |

Tanzania: Protect Burundians Facing Abuse

Ensure Repatriations Are Voluntary

 Tanzania should protect Burundian refugees fleeing widespread abuses instead of requiring them to return to Burundi against their will. Tanzanian authorities have announced a plan to send all 183,000 Burundian refugees in Tanzania back to Burundi by the end of 2019. Instead, the authorities should allow refugees fearing persecution to remain in Tanzania.…

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More women and children survive today than ever before – UN report

The estimates also show vast inequalities worldwide, with women and children in sub-Saharan Africa facing a substantially higher risk of death than in all other regions

More women and their children are surviving today than ever before, according to new child and maternal mortality estimates released today by United Nations groups* led by UNICEF and the World Health Organization (WHO). Since 2000, child deaths have reduced by nearly half and maternal deaths by over one-third, mostly…

Africa Oil & Power Conference
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South Africa’s Former Energy Minister, Jeff Radebe appointed to reassure African counterparts

President Cyril Ramaphosa is determined to assure fellow African countries that the government is taking every necessary step to ensure a safe and secure South Africa

A team of Presidential Special Envoys departed South Africa on Monday to visit Nigeria, Niger, Ghana, Senegal, Tanzania, the Democratic Republic of Congo and Zambia to deliver a message of solidarity from President Cyril Ramaphosa;The Special Envoy consists of South Africa’s former Minister of Energy, Jeff Radebe, Ambassador Kingsley Mmabolo…

Business Insider SSA
Source: Business Insider SSA |

#InsideTheHustle - Why I quit my job to create Nigeria’s first food truck in the heart of the country's megacity, Lagos

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#InsideTheHustle: From dealing with the Police to 'Landowners', Bolarinwa Kamson, the CEO of Nigeria's first food truck 'Urban Fuxion'  took us on the journey that led him to start his food truck in the heart of Nigeria's megacity, Lagos. Watch the video here: http://bit.ly/2moWHr8

Kenya Rugby Union (KRU)
Source: Kenya Rugby Union (KRU) |

The Simbas ready for Zimbabwe Sables in the last 2019 Victoria Cup Fixture

Kenya head into this match seeking to go back to their winning ways against Zimbabwe after suffering a 29-30 loss to the Sables in the first leg

The Simbas squad taking on Zimbabwe on Saturday at 4:00pm at the Nakuru Athletics Club in the last 2019 Victoria Cup fixture was named on Thursday 19th September. Kenya head into this match seeking to go back to their winning ways against Zimbabwe after suffering a 29-30 loss to the…

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

Rugby – Zambia : Local 7's Series Resumes

The Ndola 7s Rugby tournament will be the third pit stop in the Zambia Rugby 7s Series for the 2019 season

With Mufulira Leopards having claimed the Muf 7s trophy and Red Arrows laying claim to the Roan 7s trophy, the Ndola 7s trophy is up for grabs to whoever is determined, passionate and prepared enough. If history and statistics are anything to go by, then either Arrows or Leopards are…

Source: WorldRemit |

16 coaches from Africa shortlisted as “Future Stars” by Arsenal and WorldRemit

The coaches will be rewarded for their contributions to their communities with Arsenal youth shirts for their team

Today, WorldRemit (www.WorldRemit.com) announces that 16 applicants from Africa have been shortlisted for its Future Stars programme. Of these 16 coaches, eight are women. WorldRemit and Arsenal launched the second edition of the Future Stars programme in August to recognise the valuable contributions that grassroots youth football coaches make to…

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

Drive engagement. Drive volumes. Drive growth

Take the opportunity to push print volumes and it will mean more business for you

Extend your portfolio and target new customers with the multi-functional imagePRESS C165. The combination of our award-winning office and professional print technology. Turbo-charge sales and add value to your service business by inspiring your customers to get creative and produce exceptional quality print at the push of a button. ADD…

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Enhancing the Contribution of Innovation, Youth and Leadership in Africa and the African Diaspora

Murdoch University hosted the Forum in association with Africa Down Under to support the University’s Third Commission

“Young people – with their dynamism, their energy and their inherent understanding of our interconnected world – have much to teach us... I am convinced more than ever that any society that does not succeed in tapping into the energy and creativity of its youth will be left behind” -…