Source: Government Offices of Sweden, Ministry for Foreign Affairs |

The Prime Minister receives Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed Ali

Following the visit to Stockholm, Prime Minister Abiy will continue to Oslo for the Nobel Peace Prize award ceremony

On Monday 9 December, Prime Minister Stefan Löfven will receive Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed Ali. They will discuss Ethiopia’s reform efforts and enhanced cooperation between Sweden and Ethiopia on bilateral and multilateral issues. Prime Minister Abiy has been awarded the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize for “his efforts to achieve…

Source: South African Rugby Union |

Soyizwapi Left 'Speechless' by Blitzboks’ Effort in Dubai

With the SA Rugby Sevens Academy team winning the International Invitational tournament in Dubai, it was understandable that Soyizwapi credited the Springbok Sevens programme as a whole

To keep a New Zealand team scoreless in a rugby match is almost impossible; to prevent the All Black Sevens team from scoring in a final even more so. Yet, that was exactly what the Blitzboks did on Saturday in the final of the Emirates Airlines Dubai Sevens, blanking the…

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African Development Bank President wins All Africa Business Leaders Awards ™ 2019 African of the Year award

To follow in the footsteps of my big brother President Paul Kagame of Rwanda, who won the award in 2018, is an honour beyond description – Akinwmi Adesina

African Development Bank (https://www.AfDB.org/en) President Dr Akinwumi Adesina received the African of the Year Award from the All Africa Business Leaders Awards (AABLA™), Thursday, in recognition of his bold leadership and the innovation of the Africa Investment Forum which “opened up billions of dollars of investment into the continent.” The…

Centurion Law Group
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Zion Adeoye on the importance of the legal profession to African economic development

Zion holds an Bachelor of Legislative Law (LLB) from the University of Ibadan, Nigeria and a Bachelor of Law (BL) from the Nigerian Law School

Centurion Law Group’s (https://CenturionLG.com/) Senior Associate Zion Adeoye is an oil and gas specialist who has focused his career on energy law and finance. He is the Country Relations Lead for South Sudan at Centurion Law Group. He has been a key legal advisor on over 25 oil and gas…

Dangote Group
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    • L-R: Group Managing Director, Dangote Industries Limited, Olakunle Alake presenting Long Service Award to the Group Executive Director, Group Commercial Operations, Dangote Industries Limited, Halima Dangote for 10 year of dedicated service to the Dangote Industries Limited held in Lagos on Wednesday, November 27, 2019
    • Group Managing Director, Dangote Industries Limited, Olakunle Alake (3rd left) posing with the recipients of 10 years Long Service Award for Dangote Industries Limited; Oluwole Benjamin Alade (left); Olayinka Bolanle Akinola (2nd left); Group Executive Director, Group Commercial Operations, Dangote Industries Limited, Halima Dangote (3rd right); Uchechukwu Chielozie (2nd right) and Group Learning & Development Lead/Head, Dangote Academy, Dangote Industries Limited, Juliet Oshagbemi at the 2019 Long Service Award held in Lagos on Wednesday, November 27, 2019
    • President/CE, Dangote Industries Limited, Aliko Dangote, presenting a Long Service Award to the Group Managing Director, Dangote Industries Limited, Olakunle Alake for 29 years of dedicated service in Dangote Industries Limited at an Award ceremony held in Lagos on Wednesday, November 27, 2019
    • President/CE, Dangote Industries Limited, Aliko Dangote (middle) posing with recipients after presenting Long Service Awards to Nzeako Onyembo Alexander (left); Group Managing Director, Dangote Industries Limited, Olakunle Alake (2nd right); and Taiye Ajiyen for their 29 years of dedicated service to Dangote Industries Limited 2019 at the Long Service Award held in Lagos on Wednesday, November 27, 2019
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Dangote honors 160 Staff at Long Service Award Ceremony

Eulogizes and presents post-humous award to ex-employees

Dangote Industries Limited (Dangote.com) recently presented 160 employees with long service award in recognition of their commitment, loyalty, exceptional service and invaluable contribution to the growth of Africa’s most admired brand over a period of 10 to 30 years and above. Post-humous awards were also given to ex-employees who lost their lives…

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Equatorial Guinea launches First Ever Corporate Social Responsibility Book

The book was distributed during the 2nd Gas Exporting Countries Forum International Gas Seminar

The publication highlights key achievements in corporate social responsibility projects within Equatorial Guinea’s oil and gas sector; notable projects include the Bioko Island Malaria Elimination Project, Bioko Biodiversity Protection Program and former Program for Education Development of Equatorial Guinea; the book was distributed during the 2nd Gas Exporting Countries Forum…

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    • Herbert Mensah, President of Ghana Rugby (Right) with Coach ‘Dallas’ Lovemore Kuzorera, Technical Director Collin Osborne, Referee Jeffrey Chiwanda and Women’s Representative Rafatu Inusah in Accra Ghana the day after the victory of 36 points to 25 over Botswana
    • President Herbert Mensah lifts Captain Alex Dorpenyo in jubilation after the victory over Botswana in the first match of the 2020 Rugby Africa Cup
    • Ghana Rugby President, Herbert Mensah, with the triumphant Ghana Eagles and Mr Lorry Li of Sunda International in Elmina-Ghana after the historic victory over Botswana
    • The Ghana Eagles lift Mr Lorry Li, Managing Director of Sunda International, in acknowledgement of Sunda’s contribution to help Ghana Rugby to fund the hosting of the Rugby Africa Cup match in Ghana
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Ghana Rugby plots the Roadmap to Harare-Zimbabwe

The Ghana Eagles have progressed to the Pool Stage of the 2020 Rugby Africa Cup where it will face Zimbabwe on 20 June 2020 in Harare-Zimbabwe

The technical team of Ghana Rugby (Ghana.Rugby) did not celebrate its victory of 36 points to 25 over the Botswana Vultures for too long but instead started to plot the roadmap to Harare in Zimbabwe with its President, Herbert Mensah, soon after the historic victory on 23 November 2019 in…

Source: Canon Central and North Africa (CCNA) |

Ghana: Canon and the education of young people in Africa in the spotlight of the Africa Summit

The event has become a key date in the calendar for Canon due to its pioneering work in the education of young African professionals

The next Innovation Summit, a major event seeing African policy-makers come together to discuss the subject of education, will be held from 3-5 December 2019 in Accra, Ghana. The event has become a key date in the calendar for Canon due to its pioneering work in the education of young…

National Aviation Services (NAS)
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Abu Dhabi Airports awards contract for development of lounge at Midfield Terminal to National Aviation Services (NAS) and Airport Dimensions

The lounge will cater to all international airline passengers in addition to independent travelers who can access the lounge regardless of the class of their ticket or airline

The contract has been awarded to a new joint venture between National Aviation Services (NAS) (www.NAS.aero) and Airport Dimensions;The lounge will cater to all international airline passengers in addition to independent travelers who can access the lounge regardless of the class of their ticket or airline. Abu Dhabi Airports has awarded the…

Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Sciences (KFAS)
Source: Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Sciences (KFAS) |

Al-Sumait Prize Board of Trustees announced joint winners for the US$1million prestigious award in the 2019 cycle in the field of food security in recognition of their exemplary work in agriculture development in the African continent

Following consideration of the jury and selection committees’ reports, the Board of Trustees of the Al Sumait Prize for African Development (AlSumaitPrize.org) has decided to jointly award the Million Dollar 2019 Prize in the field of food security to: The Africa Rice Center (Based in Cote d’ivoire) for its important…