Source: UN Information Centre in Cairo |

Twelfth round of the Destination Egypt 2030 activities in Beni Suef

The activities kicked off on Thursday 5 December with capacity building workshops, including an interactive theater performance

The European Union and the Ministry of Youth and Sports took the twelfth round of the Destination Egypt 2030 activities to the governorate of Beni Suef on December 5 – 7 with the cooperation of the General Department of Sports Tourism, Sport and Youth Directorate in Beni Suef and Etijah.…

Source: Government Offices of Sweden, Ministry for Foreign Affairs |

The Prime Minister receives Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed Ali

Following the visit to Stockholm, Prime Minister Abiy will continue to Oslo for the Nobel Peace Prize award ceremony

On Monday 9 December, Prime Minister Stefan Löfven will receive Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed Ali. They will discuss Ethiopia’s reform efforts and enhanced cooperation between Sweden and Ethiopia on bilateral and multilateral issues. Prime Minister Abiy has been awarded the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize for “his efforts to achieve…

Source: South African Rugby Union |

Unbeaten Blitzboks to face Argentina in Dubai quarter-finals

The Blitzboks were down 14-0 against England halfway through the first half but showed their characteristic fighting spirit to overhaul the English

The Springbok Sevens team scored 19 unanswered points against England in their Pool D decider at the Emirates Airline Dubai Sevens to clinch top spot with a 19-14 win and will face Argentina in the Cup quarter-finals of the tournament on Saturday. The success of that clash, at 09h58 (SA…

Source: Ghana Rugby Football Union |

Ghana Rugby and Societe Generale Ends 2019 "Get Into Rugby" On High Note In Accra

Ghana Rugby also managed to proceed to the Pool Stage of the new Rugby Africa Cup competition by beating Botswana in Ghana

Ghana Rugby with the support of Societe Generale ended the 2019 year of “Get Into Rugby” (GIR) activities on a high note in Accra when 24 schools took part in a year-end festival at the  Kawukudi Park in Accra, Ghana. According to the President of Ghana Rugby, Mr Herbert Mensah,…

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African Impact Accelerator Launched in Cape Town to Support Ocean Economy Innovation

OceanHub Africa is also offering a technology transfer support program that promotes collaboration between researchers and entrepreneurs for science-based innovation

Around the world, ocean-impact accelerators are emerging as societies start to realise the importance of focusing efforts and investments towards healthier oceans. The vibrant city of Cape Town is well positioned to lead this exciting revolution on the African continent for a number of reasons: it is strategically situated, virtually…

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The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) Fund signs US$20m loan with Burkina Faso, attends inauguration of health and education facilities

Agricultural Value Chain Support Project (PAPFA) aims to contribute to poverty alleviation and to enhance food security in Burkina Faso

The Director-General of the OPEC Fund for International Development (the OPEC Fund) Dr Abdulhamid Alkhalifa has signed a US$20 million development loan to help finance Burkina Faso’s Agricultural Value Chain Support Project (PAPFA). Dr Alkhalifa signed the loan in Ouagadougou with Burkina Faso’s Minister of Economy, Finance and Development, Lassané…

Source: African Development Bank Group (AfDB) |

African Development Bank President wins All Africa Business Leaders Awards ™ 2019 African of the Year award

To follow in the footsteps of my big brother President Paul Kagame of Rwanda, who won the award in 2018, is an honour beyond description – Akinwmi Adesina

African Development Bank (https://www.AfDB.org/en) President Dr Akinwumi Adesina received the African of the Year Award from the All Africa Business Leaders Awards (AABLA™), Thursday, in recognition of his bold leadership and the innovation of the Africa Investment Forum which “opened up billions of dollars of investment into the continent.” The…

Source: Horasis: The Global Visions Community |

Former President Koroma hosts The Chairman of Horasis

Frank-Jurgen Richter, formerly director of the World Economic Forum, is visiting in preparation for the 2020 Horasis Global Meeting

Sierra Leone's distinguished statesman, former President Dr. Ernest Bai Koroma, has hosted Dr. Frank-Jurgen Richter, Chairman of Horasis.  Frank-Jurgen Richter, formerly director of the World Economic Forum, is visiting in preparation for the 2020 Horasis Global Meeting. It could be recalled that during the April 2019 Horasis meeting in Cascais,…

Source: African Development Bank Group (AfDB) |

African Development Fund (ADF-15) replenishment: Donors commit $7.6 billion, a 32% boost from last replenishment, in support of Africa’s low-income, fragile, countries

The Fund comprises 32 contributing states and benefits 37 countries

Donors of the African Development Fund (ADF) on Thursday agreed to commit $7.6 billion to speed up growth in Africa’s poorest nations and help lift millions out of poverty. This fifteenth replenishment of the ADF (ADF-15), up 32% from the previous cycle, sends a strong signal of trust in the…

Source: Embassy of the Republic in Poland in Dar es Salaam |

Meeting with the management of the Zanzibar Police

The purpose of the meeting was also to provide information on the current number and concentration of Polish tourists on the island

The safety of Polish tourists and efficient communication in crisis cases were the main topics of the meeting of Ambassador Krzysztof Buzalski at the headquarters of the Zanzibar police, in which most of its management took part. The purpose of the meeting was also to provide information on the current…