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African Development Bank wins industry gong for pioneering 2019 social bond issue

This Environmental Finance 2020 bond award was given by an independent panel comprising 30 of the world’s largest green, social and sustainability bond investors

The African Development Bank (www.AfDB.org) received on 30 March 2020 an award for its successful one billion Norwegian krone (NOK) social bond issued in 2019. This Environmental Finance 2020 bond award was given by an independent panel comprising 30 of the world’s largest green, social and sustainability bond investors. "It…

TECNO Mobile
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Rumors leaked! Mysterious “gift” from Wizkid will be given away during TECNO CAMON 15’s online launch!

Many subscribers have even received a phone invitation from Wizkid himself!

It is getting closer and closer to the TECNO CAMON 15 series (www.Tecno-Mobile.com) online launch day, and more information has been leaked. Many subscribers have even received a phone invitation from Wizkid himself! We heard that Wizkid will attend the unprecedented online launch, and there will be surprise gifts offered…

International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC)
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International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation recognized as Best Islamic Financier at the International Trade Finance Global (TFG) Trade Awards 2020

The winners were selected by an independent steering committee of industry experts from around the world

The International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC) (www.ITFC-IDB.org), a member of the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) Group, has been named ‘Best Islamic Financier’ by the trade finance platform, Trade Finance Global (www.TradeFinanceGlobal.com), in cooperation with BAFT (www.BAFT.org). The international work carried out by banks, financial institutions and technology vendors to…

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    • Hon. Sarah Opendi, Minister of State for Mineral Development (Former Health Minister), Republic of Uganda, Dr. Rasha Kelej, CEO of Merck Foundation, Co-Chairperson of Merck Africa Asia Luminary, Hon. Dr. Obadiah Moyo, Minister of Health and Child Care, Republic of Zimbabwe, Hon. Dr. Wilhemina S. Jallah, Minister of Health, Republic of Liberia during a High level Ministerial Panel at 6th Edition of Merck Africa Asia Luminary 2019 in Accra, Ghana
    • Hon. Dr. Thadée NDIKUMANA Minister of Public Health and Fighting against AIDS, Republic of Burundi, Hon. Jappie Chancy Mtuwa Mhango Minister of Health and Population, Republic of Malawi, Hon. Prof. Mahamoud Youssouf KHAYAL Minister of Public Health, Republic of Chad, , Hon. Dr. Hon. Dr. Ahmadou Samateh Minister of Health, Republic of The Gambia, Hon. Sarah Opendi Minister of State for Mineral Development (Former Health Minister), Republic of Uganda, Dr. Rasha Kelej CEO of Merck Foundation Co-Chairperson of Merck Africa Asia Luminary, Hon. Dr. Obadiah Moyo Minister of Health and Child Care, Republic of Zimbabwe, Hon. Dr. Wilhemina S. Jallah Minister of Health, Republic of Liberia, Dr. Rasha Kamal Head of the Central Administration for International Students Affairs, Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Arab Republic of Egypt, Hon. Dr. Chitalu Chilufya Minister of Health, Republic of Zambia during a High level Ministerial Panel at 6th Edition of Merck Africa Asia Luminary 2019 in Accra, Ghana
    • Hon. Dr. Ahmadou Samateh, Minister of Health, Republic of The Gambia, Hon. Sarah Opendi, Minister of State for Mineral Development (Former Health Minister), Republic of Uganda, Dr. Rasha Kelej, CEO of Merck Foundation, Co-Chairperson of Merck Africa Asia Luminary, Hon. Dr. Obadiah Moyo, Minister of Health and Child Care, Republic of Zimbabwe during a High level Ministerial Panel at 6th Edition of Merck Africa Asia Luminary 2019 in Accra, Ghana
    • Hon. Prof. Mahamoud Youssouf KHAYAL, Minister of Public Health, Republic of Chad, Hon. Dr. Ahmadou Samateh, Minister of Health, Republic of The Gambia, Hon. Sarah Opendi, Minister of State for Mineral Development (Former Health Minister), Republic of Uganda, Dr. Rasha Kelej, CEO of Merck Foundation, Co-Chairperson of Merck Africa Asia Luminary during a High level Ministerial Panel at 6th Edition of Merck Africa Asia Luminary 2019 in Accra, Ghana
    • Dr. Rasha Kelej, CEO of Merck Foundation, Co-Chairperson of Merck Africa Asia Luminary, Hon. Dr. Obadiah Moyo, Minister of Health and Child Care, Republic of Zimbabwe, Hon. Dr. Wilhemina S. Jallah, Minister of Health, Republic of Liberia & Dr. Rasha Kamal, Head of the Central Administration for International Students Affairs, Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Arab Republic of Egypt during a High level Ministerial Panel at 6th Edition of Merck Africa Asia Luminary 2019 in Accra, Ghana
    • Hon. Dr. Thadée NDIKUMANA Minister of Public Health and Fighting against AIDS, Republic of Burundi, Hon. Jappie Chancy Mtuwa Mhango Minister of Health and Population, Republic of Malawi, Hon. Prof. Mahamoud Youssouf KHAYAL Minister of Public Health, Republic of Chad, , Hon. Dr. Hon. Dr. Ahmadou Samateh Minister of Health, Republic of The Gambia, Hon. Sarah Opendi Minister of State for Mineral Development (Former Health Minister), Republic of Uganda, Dr. Rasha Kelej CEO of Merck Foundation Co-Chairperson of Merck Africa Asia Luminary, Hon. Dr. Obadiah Moyo Minister of Health and Child Care, Republic of Zimbabwe, Hon. Dr. Wilhemina S. Jallah Minister of Health, Republic of Liberia, Dr. Rasha Kamal Head of the Central Administration for International Students Affairs, Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Arab Republic of Egypt, Hon. Dr. Chitalu Chilufya Minister of Health, Republic of Zambia during a High level Ministerial Panel at 6th Edition of Merck Africa Asia Luminary 2019 in Accra, Ghana
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Merck Foundation Calls for Applications for Merck Africa Research Summit – MARS Awards

UNESCO Merck Africa Research Summit – MARS 2020 in partnership with African Union will be held in Zambia with the aim to empower Women and Youth in Research

Merck Foundation (https://www.Merck-Foundation.com/), the philanthropic arm of Merck Germany plans to conduct the New Edition of their “UNESCO – Merck Africa Research Summit (MARS) 2020” with the aim to Empower Women & Youth in Research on the 13th of October in Lusaka, Zambia on the side of their annual conference…

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Global Bitcoin Maketplace Paxful, launches Annual List of Top 10 African Women to Watch, in Bitcoin & Blockchain

The individuals on this year’s list are all innovative and inspirational leaders who are actively making a difference and carving the pathway for other females to enter and make their mark

Blockchain technology is one of the most notable developments of our age. A recent Deloitte survey of senior executives worldwide in 2019 found that 53% of respondents said blockchain has become a critical priority (an increase from last year) (http://bit.ly/33FXAgF) and 83% of respondents believe there are compelling use cases for…

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Merck Foundation launches their Programs in partnership with Namibia First Lady and Ministries of Health and Education

Merck Foundation also Calls for Applications for ‘Merck More Than a Mother’ Fashion Awards from Namibia and rest of Africa

Merck Foundation (https://www.Merck-Foundation.com/) announces the First Lady of Namibia as Ambassador of Merck more than a Mother; Merck Foundation Calls for Applications in Namibia for “Merck More than a Mother” Media Recognition Awards 2020 for English speaking countries to break infertility stigma; Merck Foundation also Calls for Applications for ‘Merck…

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International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC) Ranks 2nd Globally and as well in Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) as Islamic Finance Bookrunner and Mandated Lead Arranger - Bloomberg Syndicated Loans League Tables 2019

The League Tables, showed that the ITFC provided financing worth in excess of US$2 billion as Bookrunner and Mandated Lead Arranger in 2019

The International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC) (www.ITFC-IDB.org), member of the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) Group, ranked 2nd Globally and as well in Europe, Middle East and Africa’s (EMEA) Islamic Finance listings of the Bloomberg Syndicated Loans League Tables 2019 for the largest Bookrunner and Mandated Lead Arranger. The League…

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Merck Foundation meet the President of Namibia to underscore their long-term partnership with the First Lady of Namibia to break infertility stigma

Merck Foundation to train doctors in the fields Cancer, Diabetes and Fertility Care to build healthcare capacity in the country

Merck Foundation (www.Merck-Foundation.com) launched their programs in partnership with Namibia’s First Lady together with Ministry of Health & Social Service and Ministry of Education; Merck Foundation to train doctors in the fields Cancer, Diabetes and Fertility Care to build healthcare capacity in the country; Merck Foundation to train media to…

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Canon celebrates the Power of Storytelling for Students and Professionals at Visa Pour l’Image 2020

Canon Student Development Programme open for entry to 48 countries

For the 31st year, Canon Europe (https://www.Canon-Europe.com/) is proud to announce it will partner with Visa pour l’Image, one of the world’s leading photojournalism festivals. Taking place in Perpignan, France, between 29th August – 13th September 2020, this long-standing partnership highlights Canon’s commitment to photojournalism, from students learning the craft…

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Africa’s life after OPEC+ (By NJ Ayuk)

Underneath the panic caused by Coronavirus and the fall out of OPEC+ lies opportunity for African oil producers

By NJ Ayuk Sometimes it is easy to forget how interconnected human lives across the globe have become. Perhaps we no longer talk as much about globalization as we used to in the 1990s because it is no longer an issue to be discussed or protested against, it is simply…