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Rugby - Zambia: Bhubesi Pride Tours Zambia

A number of activities have been lined up as a build up to the Grand Final to be hosted by Mine Secondary School on Friday 26th April, 2019 starting at 08hrs

The Bhubesi Pride Foundation (a UK registered charity organisation) will be touring the former mining town of Kabwe in the Central Province of Zambia. Zambia Rugby Union (ZRU) Communications Manager Tom Chaloba reviewed this in an interview. "The Coaches who are drawn from Europe, Asia, Australia and Africa have so…

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    • Dr. Rasha Kelej, CEO Merck Foundation & President of Merck More than a Mother with Minister of Health of Uganda, Hon. Sarah Opendi and the Vice President of The Gambia, H. E. Isatou Touray. Minister of Health of Burundi and Vice Minister of Republic of Congo
    • Dr. Rasha Kelej, CEO Merck Foundation & President of Merck More than a Mother with Minister of Health of Uganda, Hon. Sarah Opendi and the Vice President of The Gambia, H. E. Isatou Touray. Minister of Health of Burundi and Vice Minister of Republic of Congo
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Merck Foundation, with African Minister of Health defines interventions to break Infertility Stigma at International Federation of Fertility Societies (IFFS) World Congress in China

“No to infertility Stigma “was the theme of the “Merck more than a Mother” mistrial panel

Merck Foundation (www.Merck-Foundation.com), the philanthropic arm of Merck KGaA Germany, in partnership with the International Federation of Fertility Societies- IFFS conducted “Merck More Than a Mother” Ministerial Panel during the 23rd IFFS World Congress held in Shanghai, China with the theme of “No to Infertility Stigma”.  The Ministerial panel aims to discuss capacity…

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Political Changes in Sudan Could Affect Mandate of African Union-United Nations Hybrid Operation in Darfur, Joint Special Representative Tells Security Council

Darfur has seen significant improvements in security, with some displaced people returning home but 1.6 million remaining displaced

Members Echo Sudan’s Representative in Describing Recent Events as Internal Matter Not Warranting External Discussion, Interference The planned withdrawal of the African Union-United Nations Hybrid Operation in Darfur (UNAMID) by 30 June 2020 is on track, but the political situation in Sudan has changed drastically and could affect implementation of…

Source: Fédération internationale de football association (FIFA) |

FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023™: record number of member associations move forward with bidding process

FIFA is pleased to confirm that it has received nine registrations in connection with the bidding process for the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023, namely from the following member associations (in alphabetical order by country): ·  Argentinian Football Association ·  Football Federation Australia ·  Bolivian Football Association ·  Brazilian Football…

Source: Embassy of India, Cairo, Egypt |

Indian Folk Dance Performance at Gomhouriya Theater

Bundeli Lok Nritya Natya Kala Parishad, from the State of Madhya Pradesh, represents a rich spectrum of creative endeavor in folk art forms

The Maulana Azad Centre for Indian Culture, Embassy of India, Cairo, in cooperation with the Egyptian Ministry of Culture is organizing  an Indian Folk Dance Performance by Bundeli Lok Nritya Natya Kala Parishad at Gamhouriya Theatre on 22/04/2019 at 8.00PM. Bundeli Lok Nritya Natya Kala Parishad, from the State of…

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Bangladesh |

Bangla New Year celebrated in Nigeria with colour & festivity

The members of the diaspora, expatriate Bangalees of India and High Commission families took part

Bangladesh High Commission in Abuja, Nigeria celebrated Bangla New Year-1426 on 14 April 2019 at the Chancery amid melodious music, spectacular dance, recitation and traditional cuisine depicting rich Bengalee culture and heritage. Mr. Md. Shameem Ahsan,ndc, High Commissioner exchanged New Year’s greetings with the guests. In his welcome remarks, he expressed hope that…

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan |

Assistance to Uganda in Developing a Strategic Anti-Poaching Outpost for Elephants

The elephant population has been increasing steadily over the last twenty years, since being reduced by poaching to below 400 elephants in 1988

On Thursday, April 12, Handover Ceremony of a Strategic Anti-Poaching Outpost for Elephants was held in the Queen Elizabeth National Park in Uganda. This project was funded by the Government of Japan in cooperation with the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES). The…

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Greenpeace Activists Ship Plastic Monster Back to Nestlé’s Factory in Kenya

Activists also held protests at Nestlé offices in the Philippines, Germany and other countries across the globe

Greenpeace Africa (https://www.Greenpeace.org/africa) activists and volunteers delivered a #PlasticMonster partly covered with Nestlé branded plastic packagingright back to its source: the Nestlé factory servicing Kenya and other East African countries calling on the multinational corporation to end its reliance on single-use plastic. Activists also held protests at Nestlé offices in the Philippines,…

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‘A global measles crisis’ is well underway, UN agency chiefs warn

Living in countries where healthcare systems are challenged by poverty and conflict, many lack access to effective vaccines

Noting a 300 per cent surge in the number of measles cases during the first three months of this year, compared to the same period last year, two UN agency heads declared on Monday that we now stand “in the middle of a global measles crisis” “Cases have soared across…

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Kenya should use UN-Habitat meet to reposition itself in region

It’s very refreshing to host such a high-level gathering of UN agencies

The Assembly is expected to establish the Executive Board of UN-Habitat and elect its members, to review and approve the UN-Habitat strategic Plan 2020-2025. All eyes are on the government not only to accommodate the global gathering but relook at its policies and interventions towards improving the quality of the lives…