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Source: Kenya Rugby Union (KRU) |

Rugby: Kenya Shujaa and Lionesses Squad to Dubai7s Named

The two stars who shone during the 2018 Stanbic Bank National Sevens Circuit, Daniel Taabu and Johnstone Olindi have made the squad that will represent Kenya in the HSBC World Sevens Series in the Dubai7s and Cape Town7s legs

The two are joined by Brian Wahinya, who was part of the 2017/2018 academy and part of the Shujaa team (ShujaaPride.com) that lifted the Zimbabwe Falls Trophy in March this year. Coming back into the fort is Samuel Motari, Alvin Otieno, Leonard Mugaisi, Cyprian Kuto and Charles Omondi. Alvin Otieno…

Source: Marriott International, Inc. |

Sheraton Cairo celebrates its Legendary City by Paying Tribute to Iconic Landmarks

The Sheraton Cairo Hotel & Casino has stood as a city landmark welcoming generation of visitors with its rich legacy of service

A weekend of celebration kicked off on November 7 at the Sheraton Cairo Hotel & Casino (www.Sheraton.com) as it brought together guests, customers and locals to unveil its extensive transformation. Having been ingrained in the city for over four decades, Sheraton Cairo was not only an iconic venue but also…

Source: The Zimbabwean |

Zim general warns on foreign bases in Djibouti

One of Zimbabwe’s most senior soldiers and a key US congressman say trouble may be coming to the Horn of Africa

Major General Trust Magoba – who now serves as a special advisor to the African Union office for Peace and Security – has raised concern at foreign interference on the continent. “The establishment foreign bases and the involvement of external forces in the conflicts on the Horn of Africa is…

Source: CAJ News Africa |

International terror financiers find a haven in Angola

Angola is also seen as a transit and destination point for illegal drug trafficking from South America

While they are in jail on allegations of financing the terror group, Hezbollah, the companies founded by these bank-rollers remain operational in Angola, the Southern African country that has earned a reputation as a refuge for international terror financiers. Among the designated funders of the Lebanon-based, Iranian-backed terrorist group to…

Source: Claims Funding Europe |

South African Institutions back Steinhoff class action run by leading Dutch law firm

It covers shareholders that acquired shares in Steinhoff or its predecessor entity from 26 June 2013 to 6 December 2017

Many of the largest institutions in South Africa have decided to pursue claims on behalf of their clients and funds that suffered losses as a result of the collapse in the share price of global retailer Steinhoff [1] in December 2017. The institutions include Abax Investments, Allan Gray, Bateleur Capital,…

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The Undiscovered Continent: AccorHotels launches MyChicAfrica, a new lifestyle & travel media platform

This pioneering new approach from AccorHotels aims to make the continent more accessible and open for not only international travellers, but for Africans and the diaspora to rediscover and celebrate fashion, art, dining, modernity, design, adventure in addition to driving social discourse

Fashion, art, travel, food, design, adventure, architecture, hi-tech/hi-touch and creativity, Africa is positively brimming with new and undiscovered experiences. AccorHotels invite guests, travelling nomads and the curious-at-heart to rediscover the continent through a completely new lens – MyChicAfrica (MyChicAfrica.accorhotels.com)– featuring inspiration insights, newfound narratives, and visually arresting content. Following the…

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International Narcotics Control Board (INCB) Learning project kicks off regional training for Francophone Africa in Dakar, Senegal

Over the course of three days, INCB Learning will provide specialized training on treaty requirements regarding the regulatory control and monitoring of licit trade in narcotic drugs, psychotropic substances and precursor chemicals

The International Narcotics Control Board (INCB) opened a regional training seminar today in Dakar, Senegal. Organized through the Board’s INCB Learning project, the seminar brings together 30 drug control officials from eleven Francophone African countries, and aims to strengthen their compliance with the international drug control treaties. Officials from the…

Source: U.S. Embassy in Zimbabwe |

Joint Local Statement on the targeting of opposition in Zimbabwe

The Heads of Mission urgently call on the Government of Zimbabwe to guarantee the physical integrity and safety of Mr Biti, to ensure that his constitutional and human rights are respected, and that he will be treated in full accordance with the rule of law

The European Union Delegation, the Heads of Mission of EU Member States present in Harare* and the Heads of Mission of Australia, Canada, and the United States of America issue the following statement in Zimbabwe: The Heads of Mission of the EU, Australia, Canada and the United States of America…

Source: African Development Bank Group (AfDB) |

The African Development Bank Group is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Mateus Magala as Vice President for Corporate Services and Human Resources, effective from September 1, 2018

He worked earlier at the African Development Bank from 2008-2015 in various roles

The African Development Bank Group (https://www.AfDB.org/en/) is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Mateus Magala as Vice President for Corporate Services and Human Resources, effective from September 1, 2018. Dr. Magala, a citizen of Mozambique, is currently the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Electricity of Mozambique (EDM).…

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Seychelles |

Resignation of Mr. Gaetan Barallon as Honorary Consul General of Seychelles in Australia

The Department of Foreign Affairs wishes to inform the public and its partners that Mr. Gaetan Barallon has tendered his resignation as the Honorary Consul General of the Republic of Seychelles in Australia. Mr. Barallon’s resignation took effect on 1st May 2018. Mr. Barallon was appointed as Honorary Consul on…