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Inaugural AGCO Agriculture Foundation Award presented for innovative solution to rural community unemployment in South Africa

The AGCO Agriculture Foundation (AAF) Award goes to the Bahle Zondo Foundation (BZF) for its innovative solutions in addressing rural unemployment

The AGCO Agriculture Foundation (AAF) (http://bit.ly/2P5N4LW), a private entity with the strong commitment to providing a holistic approach to the global prevention and relief of hunger through impactful initiatives and sustainable agricultural development, today announced the Bahle Zondo Foundation in South Africa as the first organization globally to receive the…

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Irish Aid support to Young Scientists Kenya

The second Young Scientists Kenya National Science and Technology Exhibition took place at the Kenyatta International Convention Centre in Nairobi from 3-7 August 2019

The competition is closely modelled on the Irish BT Young Scientists and Technology Exhibition and was introduced to Kenya by the Embassy of Ireland in partnership with the Government of Kenya. This year some 460 students produced 220 innovative science projects to compete for the top prize, which includes a…

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Finalists announced for 2019 AWIEF Awards

Women entrepreneurs across multiple industries in Africa acknowledged for their leadership and innovation

Leading Pan African entrepreneurship and innovation non-profit, the Africa Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum (AWIEF) (https://www.AWIEForum.org/), has announced the top finalists in its annual awards to celebrate women leaders and entrepreneurs in Africa. Promoting excellence in entrepreneurship and innovation amongst women-owned businesses in all sectors and across all 54 African…

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Women’s Business Network for UNHCR (the UN Refugee Agency) Fundraiser Brunch

All proceeds from the event will go towards access to education for refugee youth across Africa

For National Women’s Month, the Women’s Business Network for UNHCR (the UN Refugee Agency) is hosting a Fundraiser Brunch, Women to Women, this Thursday, 15 August at the Sandton Convention Centre. All proceeds from the event will go towards access to education for refugee youth across Africa. Kristin Davis, UNHCR…

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Jr. NBA Global Championship: Africa Boys Win International Pool and Advance to Second Straight Jr. NBA Global Championship Final

The Africa Boys team was unstoppable in their second consecutive Jr. NBA Global Championship International Pool Final and beat Canada Boys 80-46

The Africa Boys team was unstoppable in their second consecutive Jr. NBA Global Championship International Pool Final and beat Canada Boys 80-46 (https://jrnbagc.nba.com). Led by NBA Academy Africa’s Marouf Moumine (Cameroon; 14 points, 6 rebounds, 6 assists, 4 steals), Babacar Djiby Ly (Senegal; 15 points) and Dieu Merci Ilonga (DRC;…

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Chinese peacekeepers in Wau recognized for their work (by Jimmy Ludanga)

Staff in the Chinese Level II hospitals have treated over 1,800 patients and carried out more than 20,000 health check-ups and 200 radiological examinations

More than 300 peacekeepers from the Republic of China in Wau have been awarded medals in recognition of their contributions to the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS). The award ceremony acknowledged, in particular, the accomplishments made by troops in the medical and engineering companies of the battalion. “Chinese…

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Jr. NBA Global Championship 2019: Twenty Youth from Seven African Countries to Represent Africa in the Second Jr. NBA Global Championship from Aug. 6-11 in Orlando, Florida

Twenty Youth from Seven African Countries to Represent Africa in the Second Jr. NBA Global Championship from Aug. 6-11 in Orlando, Florida. AFRICA TEAM GIRLS ROSTERS 1. Sandrine Whitney Kamgain (Cameroon) 2. Penge Lesline Salim (DRC) 3. Jana Ehab (Egypt) 4. Shaza Ayman (Egypt) 5. Kadidia Traore (Mali) 6. Aisha…

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Successful innovations at the 6th edition of the African Football Night in Lomé

While remaining a key prestigious event, the African Football Night also becomes a platform engaging the sports community and public and private decision-makers to develop the African sport economy

As a conclusion to 6th edition of The African Football Night, Foot Media Events (https://FootMediaEvent.com) and the Organizing Committee released the key facts and figures of the event held on 27 July in Lomé under the patronage of His Excellency Mr Faure GNASSINGBE, President of the Togolese Republic. With 6…

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National Energy Services Reunited Corp. Announces Multiple Contract Awards in Saudi Arabia

These awards are key as they provide a baseline for our growing operations in Saudi Arabia

National Energy Services Reunited Corp. (“NESR” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: NESR) (NASDAQ: NESRW) (www.NESR.com), a national, industry-leading provider of integrated energy services in the Middle East and North Africa (“MENA”) and Asia Pacific regions, today reported awards valued up to 2.5 Billion Saudi Riyal ($660 Million) for Coiled Tubing &…

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Twenty Egyptian Women Graduate from USAID-Funded Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Programs

STEM graduates received degrees from universities in the United States such as Arizona State University, Rutgers University, and Rochester Institute of Technology

Twenty Egyptian women have graduated from prominent universities in the U.S., all funded by the U.S. government as part of America’s support for economic development in Egypt.  The women all received scholarships from the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) to pursue undergraduate science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) degrees…