Zimbabwe Rugby Union (ZRU)
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Rugby - South Africa: Under-20 Women lead 1-0 against Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe showed strong signs of a fight but the South Africans made short work of resistance

South Africa Under-20 Womens Rugby team had a convincing 43-0 win against Zimbabwe to lead 1-0 in their bilateral two match series at Prince Edward School in Harare. The visitors struck early with a run away try minutes from the kick off before Zimbabwe had found its footing – Zimbabwe…

Rwanda Rugby Federation (RRF)
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Lions de Fer won the Genocide Memorial Sevens Rugby Tournament for the second time

Lions de Fer’s scrumhalf Ikorikwishatse Patrict was named the Most Valuable Player of the game

Lions de Fer lifted for the second time the trophy of the Genocide Memorial Sevens Rugby Tournament on Saturday after defeating Ugandan side Rams RFC 14-05 at the final in Kigali Kacyiru Red Cross ground. Men’s final Lions de Fer RFC 14 – 05  Rams RFC Semi-finals Rams RFC 21 -05 Kigali sharks…

Africa Oil & Power Conference
Source: Africa Oil & Power Conference |

Africa Oil & Power to Honor Senegal President as “Africa Oil Man of the Year”

The President will be presented the award during the conference, during which he will also present the keynote address

Africa Oil & Power (https://AfricaOilandPower.com) will present the award to H.E. Macky Sall at its annual conference in Cape Town; H.E. Macky Sall is renowned for his efforts to revive Senegal’s economy and create an attractive market for oil and gas; H.E. Macky Sall will provide a keynote address at…

Commonwealth Secretariat
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Innovators from Africa recognised at Commonwealth 70th anniversary

Fifteen trailblazers won the Commonwealth Secretary-General’s Innovation for Sustainable Development Award, with winners attending a special ceremony on Friday, 14 June

The Duke of Sussex presented prizes to innovators in international development at a garden party celebrating the Commonwealth’s 70th anniversary in London. Fifteen trailblazers won the Commonwealth Secretary-General’s Innovation for Sustainable Development Award, with winners attending a special ceremony on Friday, 14 June. Amongst them was Elizabeth Kperrun from Nigeria…

Ecobank
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Ecobank named ‘Best Retail Bank in Africa’ at African Banker Awards

Ecobank was also nominated for African Bank of the Year in the Awards

Ecobank (www.Ecobank.com) has been named Best Retail Bank in Africa 2019 at the prestigious African Banker Awards. The judges were especially impressed by how Ecobank’s state-of-the-art products, services, functionality and constant innovations provide 24/7 convenience, accessibility and affordability to meet the evolving needs and expectations of its customers across 33…

Marriott International, Inc.
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Protea Hotels by Marriott voted Coolest Hotel Brand in South Africa for the 9th consecutive year

This coveted recognition further re-enforces the brand’s deep understanding of a rapidly evolving market and its growing traction in South Africa

For an impressive ninth consecutive year, Protea Hotels by Marriott® (ProteaHotels.com) has been named South Africa’s Coolest Hotel Brand in the Sunday Times Generation Next Survey for 2019. This coveted recognition further re-enforces the brand’s deep understanding of a rapidly evolving market and its growing traction in South Africa. “Designed…

IC Publications
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Call for more inclusion at this year’s African Banker Awards

The Awards, held annually on the fringes of the Annual Meetings of the African Development Bank, have established themselves as the Oscars of African banking

Winners of the 2019 edition of the African Banker Awards (AfricanBankerAwards.com) were announced at a prestigious Gala Dinner in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea. The Awards, held annually on the fringes of the Annual Meetings of the African Development Bank, have established themselves as the Oscars of African banking celebrating excellence in…

APO Group
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Call for Entries: APO Group African Women in Media Award to Recognise Support of Female Journalists for Women’s Entrepreneurship in Africa

A USD 2,500 cash prize, an all-expenses paid trip to a prestigious International Women’s Forum, and online courses from one of the most respected international universities

APO Group (www.APO-opa.com), the leading media relations consultancy and press release distribution service in Africa and the Middle East, presents the inaugural APO Group African Women in Media Award set to recognise, celebrate and empower African women journalists who support female entrepreneurship in Africa. The Award will be bestowed to…

Rugby Union Mauritius
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SCOTT Women’s 7s International Rugby Tournament (Mauritius) 2019

Biggest audience ever for women rugby in Mauritius!

+100 Girls played rugby on Saturday 08 June during the Scott Women’s 7s international tournament, Seniors & Academy. The favorites of the tournament, St-Pierre Rugby Club of Reunion island confirmed their supremacy and triumphed against the Northern Pirates Rugby Club of Mauritius in the finals. Unstoppable! This is how Women…

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Yaounde: High Commissioner hosts reception for returning Chevening scholars

British High Commissioner to Cameroon Rowan Laxton hosted a reception to welcome 2017 to 2018 cohort of Chevening scholars on 31 May 2019

In 2017, the British High Commission Yaounde sent 18 scholars to the UK to study for a year through the prestigious Chevening award. The 18 awards were made in courses covering the following areas: education, engineering, technology, public health, security, media, development, agriculture, governance and human rights. In total, there…