APO Group
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APO Group brings together the largest and most influential panel of judges ever assembled for a journalism prize in Africa

The judging panel for the APO Group African Woman in Media Award consists of 100 luminaries, with global icons such as Naomi Campbell joined by executives at diverse organizations like Microsoft, Harley-Davidson and FIFA

APO Group (www.APO-opa.com), the leading pan-African communications and business consultancy, is delighted to announce the jury for the prestigious APO Group African Women in Media Award 2020 (http://bit.ly/APOaward). The Award recognizes, celebrates and empowers African women in the media who support female entrepreneurship throughout the continent.    This is the largest and most influential panel of judges ever assembled…

NTT Pro Cycling
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NTT Pro Cycling is excited to line-up for the UCI 1.Pro Scheldeprijs

Our roster sees one change from Gent-Wevelgem, with Jay Thomson replacing Michael Valgren

NTT Pro Cycling (www.NTTProCycling.com) is excited to line-up for the UCI 1.Pro Scheldeprijs tomorrow, as the classics season continues in Belgium. Our roster sees one change from Gent-Wevelgem, with Jay Thomson replacing Michael Valgren. Thomson’s diesel engine will add good support to the team built around our sprinter Max Walscheid…

Source: UN News |

‘Staggering’ rise in climate emergencies in last 20 years, new disaster research shows

There were 7,348 recorded disaster events worldwide, during the last two decades

The first 20 years of this century have seen a “staggering” rise in climate disasters, UN researchers said on Monday, while also maintaining that “almost all nations” have failed to prevent a “wave of death and illness” caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. In an urgent call for countries to prepare better for all catastrophic events – from earthquakes and tsunamis to biological threats such as the…

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NTT Pro Cycling confirm the seven riders that will take to the start for Gent-Wevelgem

NTT Pro Cycling is pleased to confirm the seven riders that will take to the start for Gent-Wevelgem and will also see a return to race attendance for our Head DS, Lars Michaelsen

A very experienced group consisting of Edvald Boasson Hagen, Michael Valgren, Reinardt Janse van Rensburg and Michael Gogl will all play crucial roles on a day in which the Kemmelberg will once again be key feature. German sprinter Max Walscheid will be looking to continue what he considers to be…

Source: World Health Organization (WHO) |

World leaders, celebrities to join WHO’s Big Event for Mental Health on 10 October

Close to 1 billion people are living with a mental disorder, 3 million people die every year from the harmful use of alcohol and one person dies every 40 seconds by suicide

On 10 October, World Mental Health Day, world leaders and internationally-recognized celebrities and mental health advocates will come together for the World Health Organization’s Big Event for Mental Health. WHO’s first-ever online advocacy event for mental health will focus on the urgent need to address the world’s chronic under-investment in mental health  ̶  a problem…

NTT Pro Cycling
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Giro d’Italia: Lineup

NTT Pro Cycling is delighted to announce our very exciting lineup for the 103rd Giro d’Italia which commences in Palermo on Saturday, 3 October and finishes in Milan on the 25th of October

Three individual time trials are a feature of this year's race and with the maglia rosa on the line in the opening stage, our Belgian TT specialist Victor Campenaerts will be our headline act. The race features three opportunities in his favoured discipline including stage 14 and the final stage…

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Binck Bank Tour: Lineup

The Belgian stage race has been shortened this year, from 7 stages to 5

Tomorrow NTT Pro Cycling (NTTProCycling.com) will lineup for the UCI World Tour Binck Bank Tour. The Belgian stage race has been shortened this year, from 7 stages to 5, due to the currently condensed UCI race calendar. The 2020 Binck Bank Tour will consist of 4 road stages and a…

Source: European Investment Bank (EIB) |

Coronavirus: European Investment Bank (EIB) approves € 12.6 billion financing for transport, clean energy, urban development and COVID-19 resilience

Also backed investment in agriculture, water, housing, telecommunications and urban development across Europe, as well as in Africa, Asia and Latin America

€ 3.1 billion for COVID-19 public health and business financing; € 3.5 billion for private sector investment and working capital schemes; € 3 billon for clean energy and energy efficiency investment around the world; € 2 billion for Naples-Bari high speed train link largest loan in EIB history The European…

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Tour de France Stage 7: Reaction

NTT Pro Cycling’s Edvald Boasson Hagen was agonisingly beaten on the line by Wout van Aert (TJV) in Friday’s seventh stage of the Tour de France in Lavaur

In a stage where it was initially thought that the pure sprinters would line up to challenge for honours, Bora drove a fierce pace that splintered the peleton almost from the start, and then crosswinds played a decisive role in the latter stages and caused further splits. Michael Gogl and…

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NTT Pro Cycling sprinters take on Tour de Wallonie

The race which gets underway on Sunday 16 August in Belgium will reach its conclusion after 4 stages, on Wednesday 19 August

NTT Pro Cycling (http://www.NTTProCycling.com) will send a sprint heavy lineup to start the UCI 2. Pro Tour de Wallonie. The race which gets underway on Sunday 16 August in Belgium will reach its conclusion after 4 stages, on Wednesday 19 August. The Tour de Wallonie has always attracted some of…