African Development Bank Group (AfDB)
Source: African Development Bank Group (AfDB) |

Afe Babalola University Confers Honorary Doctorate Degree on African Development Bank President Akinwumi Adesina

In his acceptance address, Adesina lauded the Institution as an epitome of academic excellence commended its high standards of discipline

The Afe Babalola University, Ado-Ekiti,  Nigeria, has conferred a Doctor of Letters, Honoris Causa on the President of the African Development Bank (www.AfDB.org), Akinwumi Adesina in recognition of his immense contributions to socio-economic development on the continent. John Olachy Momoh, Chairman of Channels Media Group, Nigeria’s multi award-winning television station…

Source: U.S. Embassy in Mozambique |

Call for Project Abstracts and Full Proposals: U.S. Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation

The U.S. Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP) supports the preservation of cultural sites, cultural objects, and forms of traditional cultural expression in more than 100 developing countries around the world

U.S. Mission Maputo is calling for project abstracts and full proposals for the Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP) 2019 Small Grants Program.  Project abstracts submitted via email at MaputoPDProposals@state.gov will be accepted until 5:30 p.m. on November 9, 2018.  For proposal abstracts that advance to Round 2, the deadline…

Source: International Road Transport Organisation (IRU) |

International Road Transport Organisation (IRU) Media Prize awarded to journalist Mike King from Breakbulk, USA

Mike King is a multi-award-winning journalist, as well as a shipping and logistics consultant

International Road Transport Organisation (IRU) (www.IRU.org), the world road transport organisation today announces the winner of the 2018 IRU Media Prize on the future of transport and trade. The IRU Media Prize celebrates the significant contribution of journalists to current debate within the transport sector, and coincides with the upcoming IRU…

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Source: Nutrition Africa Investor Forum |

Kennie-O Cold Chain Logistics from Nigeria Crowned Champion of Africa’s First Scaling Up Nutrition Pitch Competition

Kennie-O Cold Chain Logistics was established in 2014 to provide reliable cold chain solutions for Nigeria’s food industry, thereby reducing post-harvest losses

A Nigerian business is celebrating after winning a competition involving some of the continent’s most exciting enterprises working to improve access to nutritious foods. Kennie-O Cold Chain Logistics from Kwarah State was crowned champion of the first Africa edition of the Scaling Up Nutrition Pitch Competition held at the Nutrition…

Nutrition Africa Investor Forum
Source: Nutrition Africa Investor Forum |

Investors to explore USD 82 million worth of business opportunities at the first Nutrition Investor Forum in Africa

During the day, USD 82 million worth of investment opportunities were explored by over 60 fast-growing small and medium (SMEs) enterprises

Leading business leaders, policy makers and prominent development campaigners joined over 200 delegates to launch the first ever Nutrition Africa Investor Forum (https://www.GainHealth.org/knowledge-centre/event/nutrition-africa-investor-forum/) in Nairobi, Kenya. High-level representatives from the World Bank, European Commission, International Finance Corporation, Kenya Commercial Bank, Graça Machel Trust and Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation joined the high-level gathering…

EPIC Africa
Source: EPIC Africa |

The Rockefeller Foundation and EPIC-Africa launch the first African Civil Society Organization (CSO) Excellence Awards

Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) are awarded for excellence across eight (8) major elements of organizational capacity

The Awards highlight the importance of organizational capacity for civil society organizations to achieve program impact. Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) are awarded for excellence across eight (8) major elements of organizational capacity. Applications for the African CSO Excellence Awards are now open EPIC-Africa (www.EPIC-Africa.org), with the support of The Rockefeller…

Source: International Road Transport Organisation (IRU) |

International Road Transport Union (IRU) announces finalists for the 2018 IRU Media Prize on the future of transport and trade

Three journalists have been selected as finalists for the 2018 IRU Media Prize on the future of transport and trade

The IRU (www.IRU.org) Media Prize celebrates significant contributions from the media to the transport sector debate, to coincide with its World Congress in Oman, 6-8 November 2018. This year’s honour is around the theme of “the future of transport and trade”. Tying in with the World Congress focus on “innovation…

APO Group
Source: APO Group |

Nigerian journalist Frank Eleanya Wins APO Group Invitation to Attend the Web Summit 2018, the Largest Tech Conference in the World

Each year APO Group offers journalists the opportunity to attend major events as a part of its commitment to supporting journalism in Africa

APO Group (APO-opa.com), the leading global media relations consultancy and press release distribution service, today announced that Online News Editor Frank Eleanya (@Iamfrankelean) from Nigeria has won APO’s invitation to attend the Web Summit (https://WebSummit.com), the Largest Tech Conference in the World, to be held in Lisbon, Portugal, from November…

Source: Africa Regional Media Hub |

Administrator Green Congratulates the Winners of the Nobel Peace Prize

Dr. Mukwege, the son of a preacher, is the founder of Panzi Hospital in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

I congratulate both Nadia Murad and Dr. Denis Mukwege for winning the Nobel Peace Prize. In a world too often torn apart by conflict, discrimination, and hate, heroes like Ms. Murad and Dr. Mukwege show us that progress toward peace is possible.  Both inspire us to answer the moral imperative…

Source: UN Information Centre in Cairo |

Reminder - Media Invitation: Award Ceremony for Hanaa Helmy, CEO of the EFG Hermes Foundation and Head of CSR for her selection as one of ten worldwide 2018 Sustainable Development Goals pioneers

The ceremony will start with a press conference by Mrs. Helmy and Mr. Muhammad Al-Fouly, Executive Director, Board Member of Global Compact Network Egypt

The UN Global Compact Network Egypt, the United Nations Information Centre (UNIC) and EFG Hermes are pleased to invite you to a ceremony honouring Mrs. Hanaa Helmy, Chief Executive Officer of the EFG Hermes Foundation and head of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) for her selection as one of ten ‘2018…