Source: Embassy of Japan in Ethiopia |

Hand-Made Satellite!?

This lecture intends to promote the idea of “democratization of space”, and to convey the message that space is no more the privilege of developed country

Open Public Lecture: "New space Innovation: Micro-satellites will democratize the way we use space" Overview of the Lecture Title: "New space Innovation: Micro-satellites will democratize the way we use space" Speaker: Mr. Yuya Nakamura, President and CEO of Axelspace Date: Wednesday, 29th January Time: From 3pm to 4:30pm (Lecture: 3pm-4pm,…

Source: World Rugby |

Statement on behalf of independent World Rugby Chairman Sir Bill Beaumont

I can confirm that I will be seeking re-election as World Rugby Chairman at the Council meeting in May

By Sir Bill Beaumont Having consulted with my union and region colleagues and my family, I can confirm that I will be seeking re-election as World Rugby (World.Rugby) Chairman at the Council meeting in May. I will be standing with Fédération Française de Rugby President Bernard Laporte as my candidate…

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Preparations underway for Africa Climate Week 2020 in Kampala

The event in Kampala, at the Speke Conference Centre, will be the first Regional Climate Week to be hosted this year

Preparations are underway for Africa Climate Week 2020, which will be convened in Kampala, Uganda, 9-13 March 2020. The overview programme and further details have been published today. The event in Kampala, at the Speke Conference Centre, will be the first Regional Climate Week to be hosted this year and…

Source: South African Rugby Union |

Blitzboks keen to get on with things in Hamilton

All of Japan, England and Kenya will test the Blitzboks in various ways, but for Powell the focus will be on the first match

With Chris Dry around, it’s inevitable that there will be smiles on the faces of his fellow Blitzboks – whether it is his infectious attempts to rap, his no-nonsense approach at training or his proven ability between the four lines, you want to have the experienced traveller around come game…

Source: South African Rugby Union |

Bok hero Du Toit makes it a memorable double in 2019

Pieter-Steph du Toit capped off phenomenal 2019 season when he added the prestigious South Africa (SA) Rugby Player of the Year award to his World Rugby Player of the Year accolade

Third win in four years for Pieter-Steph du Toit; Herschel Jantjies and Handré Pollard also scoop top awards; Rassie Erasmus and Springboks honoured for brilliant 2019. Pieter-Steph du Toit capped off phenomenal 2019 season when he added the prestigious SA Rugby Player of the Year award to his World Rugby…

Source: Embassy of the People's Republic of China in the United Republic of Tanzania |

Chinese Embassy in Tanzania Held a Round-table to Enhance Cooperation With Major Tanzanian Media

Topics discussed in the Round-table include China's development achievements and experience, China-Tanzania relations and media's role in promoting China-Tanzania friendship

The Chinese Embassy in Tanzania held a Media Round-table at the Embassy on 20 January 2020 to enhance its cooperation with major Tanzanian media agencies. The Round-table was attended by H.E. Wang Ke, Ambassador of China to Tanzania, Dr Hassan Abbasi, Chief Government Spokesperson and Director of Tanzania Information Services…

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Minister of Foreign Affairs and the Ambassador of Japan analyze the strengthening of Bilateral Cooperation between Angola and Japan

The reinforcement of bilateral cooperation between Angola and Japan was on 01/21, under analysis at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, during a hearing, held between Minister Manuel Domingos Augusto and the Japanese Ambassador, Hironori Sawada.

Source: Africa Regional Media Hub |

U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (DFC), Merck for Mothers, Credit Suisse, and USAID seek to expand Lifesaving Medical Products for Mothers in Africa

Project would mark the first investment of The Maternal Outcomes Matter (MOMs) Initiative

U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (DFC), Merck for Mothers, Credit Suisse, and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) announced that they will pursue supporting LifeBank’s efforts to expand access to lifesaving medical products—namely blood and blood products—for mothers in Africa. Announced at the 2020 World Economic Forum in Davos,…

Source: UN Information Centre in Cairo |

The largest global conference on urbanization to meet for first time in Arab region

Some 50 Mayors and Governors have confirmed their attendance so far from cities in Africa, Europe, Asia and North and South America

Policy makers, mayors, academics, business people, community leaders, artists and urban planners are among the thousands of participants attending the world’s leading conference on urbanization, the World Urban Forum, in Abu Dhabi next month. It will be the first time that the World Urban Forum, which is convened by the…

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Canon to bring its imaging expertise to Expo 2020 Dubai as Official Printing and Imaging Provider

Canon to also offer printing services and print displays to participants, businesses

Global imaging and printing solutions leader to support The World’s Greatest Show; Canon to also offer printing services and print displays to participants, businesses; media professionals can receive equipment loans as well as maintenance services Exceptional imagery and high speed printing will support a range of onsite activities at The…