Fédération Royale Marocaine de Rugby
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    • The Royal Moroccan Rugby Federation is delighted to announce the results of the 2023-2024 Rugby Sevens Championship finals, which concluded in May 2024 (1)
    • The Royal Moroccan Rugby Federation is delighted to announce the results of the 2023-2024 Rugby Sevens Championship finals, which concluded in May 2024 (2)
    • The Royal Moroccan Rugby Federation is delighted to announce the results of the 2023-2024 Rugby Sevens Championship finals, which concluded in May 2024 (3)
    • The Royal Moroccan Rugby Federation is delighted to announce the results of the 2023-2024 Rugby Sevens Championship finals, which concluded in May 2024 (4)
    • The Royal Moroccan Rugby Federation is delighted to announce the results of the 2023-2024 Rugby Sevens Championship finals, which concluded in May 2024 (5)
    • The Royal Moroccan Rugby Federation is delighted to announce the results of the 2023-2024 Rugby Sevens Championship finals, which concluded in May 2024 (6)
    • The Royal Moroccan Rugby Federation is delighted to announce the results of the 2023-2024 Rugby Sevens Championship finals, which concluded in May 2024 (7)
    • The Royal Moroccan Rugby Federation is delighted to announce the results of the 2023-2024 Rugby Sevens Championship finals, which concluded in May 2024 (8)
    • The Royal Moroccan Rugby Federation is delighted to announce the results of the 2023-2024 Rugby Sevens Championship finals, which concluded in May 2024 (9)
    • The Royal Moroccan Rugby Federation is delighted to announce the results of the 2023-2024 Rugby Sevens Championship finals, which concluded in May 2024 (10)
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The Royal Moroccan Rugby Federation is delighted to announce the results of the 2023-2024 Rugby Sevens Championship finals, which concluded in May 2024

The Association Jeunesse de Rugby Marrakech clinched the championship, followed by Mouloudia d’Oujda - Rugby in second place, and the Club Olympique Casablancais in third

On May 12, Rabat hosted the women's final tournament, where the Académie Ben Msik de Rugby emerged victorious. Espérance Ben M’sik secured second place, while the Association Sportive de Rugby Tikiouine claimed third. The men's final tournament took place on May 18 and 19 in Taza, with 12 teams vying…

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Afreximbank announces launch of CANEX Prize for Publishing in Africa

Priority will be given to books printed and produced on the African continent as well as to books published in indigenous African languages

Afreximbank (www.Afreximbank.com) has officially announced the launch of the CANEX Prize for Publishing in Africa, a partnership between the CANEX Book Factory and the Narrative Landscape Press Limited. The CANEX Book Factory, a key intervention under the CANEX programme, aims to promote a vibrant literary culture across Global Africa and encourage…

Merck Foundation
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    • Merck Foundation CEO & Zambia First Lady announce Zambian Winners of their Media Awards
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Merck Foundation Chief Executive Officer (CEO) & Zambia First Lady announce Zambian Winners of their Media Awards to break Infertility Stigma, Support Girl Education and Diabetes- Hypertension awareness

The winners were announced and acknowledged by Senator, Dr. Rasha Kelej, CEO of Merck Foundation and President of “More Than a Mother” campaign

Merck Foundation (www.Merck-Foundation.com), the philanthropic arm of Merck KGaA Germany, in partnership with He ,announced the Zambian winners of Merck Foundation Africa Media Recognition “More Than a Mother” Awards 2023 and “Diabetes and Hypertension” Awards 2023. Winners from the rest of the Africa were also announced, in partnership with African…

Africa Finance Corporation (AFC)
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    • Africa Finance Corporation (AFC) has been bestowed the Panafrican Champion award at the just concluded 2024 Africa CEO Forum in Kigali, Rwanda (1)
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Africa Finance Corporation (AFC) bestowed Panafrican Champion at the 2024 CEO Forum Awards

AFC's receipt of the Panafrican Champion Award underscores its commitment to pioneering projects that address the continent's critical infrastructure needs

Africa Finance Corporation (AFC) (www.AfricAFC.org), the continent’s leading infrastructure solutions provider, has been bestowed the Panafrican Champion award at the just concluded 2024 Africa CEO Forum in Kigali, Rwanda. This accolade recognises AFC's outstanding contribution to the instrumental development and integration of infrastructure and industrial value chains across the African…

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President Lula Da Silva bestows on Minister Pandor an honorific award of the Grand Cross of the Order of Rio Branco

Ambassador Benedicto Fonseca Filho, the Brazilian Ambassador to South Africa, will present the Order to Minister Pandor, on behalf of President Lula Da Silva

The President of the Federal Republic of Brazil, HE President Lula Da Silva has bestowed on Minister Naledi Pandor, the Minister of International Relations and Cooperation of the Republic of South Africa, an honorific award of the Grand Cross of the Order of Rio Branco. Ambassador Benedicto Fonseca Filho, the Brazilian…

Energy Capital & Power
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    • Invest in African Energy (IAE) 2024 Pays Tribute to Industry Visionaries; Former Perenco Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and UTM Offshore's Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Recognized for Pioneering Impact on Africa's Oil and Gas Sector
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Invest in African Energy (IAE) 2024 Pays Tribute to Industry Visionaries; Former Perenco Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and UTM Offshore's Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Recognized for Pioneering Impact on Africa's Oil and Gas Sector

Organized by Energy Capital & Power, the forum honored Benoît de la Fouchardiere, former Group General Manager of Perenco, and Julius Rone, Group Managing Director and CEO of UTM Offshore, for their groundbreaking contributions to Africa’s oil and gas industry

The Invest in African Energy 2024 forum awarded Benoît de la Fouchardiere, former Group General Manager of Perenco and current CEO of multi-service company Dixstone, with the Legendary Service to Africa Award on Tuesday. Uniting African oil and gas industry giants, the award was presented by Marcel Abéké, Minister of…

Merck Foundation
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Merck Foundation Chief Executive Officer (CEO) meets the 83 Winners of “More Than a Mother” and “Diabetes and Hypertension” Media Awards 2023, in partnership with the First Ladies of Africa

The awards ceremony was held via Videoconference to felicitate all the media award winners

Merck Foundation CEO (www.Merck-Foundation.com) announced call for application of 2024 Merck Foundation Media Recognition Awards in partnership with African First Ladies - apply now at submit@merck-foundation.com. Merck Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Merck KGaA Germany, in partnership with the African First Ladies, announced the winners of Merck Foundation Africa Media Recognition…

African Development Bank Group (AfDB)
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    • African Development Bank Group President Dr Akinwumi Adesina told media leaders the African Development Bank would work with the AllAfrica Media organisation and African financial institutions to establish an Annual Africa Media Prize
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African Development Bank proposes Annual Africa Media Prize to promote more balanced reporting of continent and its achievements

The summit on the theme of “Re-engineering African Media in Times of Critical Transformation” brings together over 300 African media

Dr Akinwumi Adesina, the president of the African Development Bank Group (www.AfDB.org), announced the creation of an Annual Africa Media Prize to recognise and profile African journalists, correspondents and media houses that showcase Africa’s achievements and progress. Adesina said the African Development Bank would work with the AllAfrica Media organisation…

The Canada-Africa Chamber of Business
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    • Awards Ceremony: Wayne Floreani, MineAfrica Inc; Pierre Boivin, Board Director; Stephen Pincus, Founding Chair; Paula Caldwell St-Onge, Chair of the Board; Garreth Bloor, President; Gabriel Tshitende, Elephant Trade-Services DRC and Headline Sponsor; Joe Lombard (Hatch)
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The Canada-Africa Chamber of Business celebrates 30 years of accelerating trade and investment in Toronto

During the celebration Elephant Trade-Services DRC was announced as continuing headline sponsor for 2025, under the leadership of Gabriel Tshitende, the company founder and CEO

With messages from Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Trade Minister Mary Ng and Premier Doug Ford - among others - the Canada-Africa Chamber's (www.CanadaAfrica.ca) contribution to Canada was celebrated this week. Over 150 members and invited guests attended the 30 Year-Anniversary on Tuesday 7 May 2024, with the keynote address by…

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Poor execution costly for Junior Boks against Australia

Australia led 10-7 at the break, but the Junior Boks took a 14-10 lead, only to see the hosts score shortly thereafter to retake the lead

A disappointed Junior Springbok head coach Bafana Nhleko bemoaned his team’s error-rate and not keeping the pressure up in their heart-breaking defeat against Australia in the second round of the U20 Rugby Championship on Tuesday. The match was yet again played at a wet Sunshine Coast Stadium, where the Junior…