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

African Energy Chamber to Outline Post-COVID-19 African Energy Roadmap in New Book

The book will contain data, insight, analysis and interviews, and will assess risks, opportunities and what is ahead for the African energy sector

The African Energy Chamber will launch the book “African Energy Road to Recovery: How the African energy industry can reshape itself for a post-COVID comeback” in December; The book will contain data, insight, analysis and interviews, and will assess risks, opportunities and what is ahead for the African energy sector;…

The South African Book Fair
Source: The South African Book Fair |

Bold new Pan African collaboration gets underway at the 2020 virtual South African Book Fair

The initiative aims to create a collaborative and co-ordinated approach towards increasing the promotion of local, African-owned and -controlled book production industries

A bold and exciting Pan African collaboration gets underway at the upcoming South African Book Fair (https://www.SouthAfricanBookFair.co.za/) which takes place as a virtual event from September 11th to 13th. Download Document: https://bit.ly/31KRyf7 The initiative aims to create a collaborative and co-ordinated approach towards increasing the promotion of local, African-owned and -controlled…

Facebook
Source: Facebook |

Facebook Unveils Book of Life & Business Lessons from Top South African Women in Celebration of Women’s Month

Each chapter focuses on an insightful and personal lesson hoping to resonate and inspire the future generations

As part of its celebrations around Women’s Month in South Africa, Facebook (www.Facebook.com) today unveiled ‘Inspiring #Changemakers: Lessons from Life and Business’ – a book heroing the careers, lives and life lessons of 13 inspirational South African business women and changemakers. Celebrating the positive impact these women are having within…

Kenya Rugby Union (KRU)
Source: Kenya Rugby Union (KRU) |

Rugby, Books & Entrepreneurship

National team players Celestine Masinde and Jacob Ojee share their experiences about rugby,books and entrepreneurship tonight at 7.00pm. Celestine Masinde plays her club rugby for Stanbic Mwamba and is a member of the Kenya Women's national team and an Olympian, having represented Kenya as part of the Kenya Lionesses squad…

Africa Executive
Source: Africa Executive |

Dixon Seeks Inspiration for Jamaica in 'Too Black to Succeed'

“Too Black to Succeed” aims to engage Jamaicans at home and across the global Diaspora, as well as the millennial generation of Jamaicans, who she feels need to be more conscious of the important socio-economic factors of the past and present which are determining the quality of their lives and future

Since its government accepted the recipe of global financial institutions and introduced liberal instruments in the management of its economy, Jamaica's financial system was plunged into deep crisis. The two-decade-long economic nightmare blighted the economy and plunged the country into a vortex of decline with thousands of businesses closing their…

Canon Central and North Africa (CCNA)
Source: Canon Central and North Africa (CCNA) |

Canon Equipment & Training Used by KAS Print for COVID-19 Response in Nigeria

Canon partner KAS Print rolls out innovative initiatives using Canon equipment and training to support social distancing and hygiene in hospitals, schools, and other public spaces during the COVID-19 outbreak in Nigeria

Canon Central and North Africa (CCNA) (www.Canon-CNA.com) a leader in imaging solutions, is proud to support and highlight its partners making a special effort to support vulnerable people through the COVID-19 crisis. Today, CCNA would like to put a spotlight on KAS Print in Nigeria, as they find innovative ways…

Source: African Development Bank Group (AfDB) |

In Lesotho, An African Development Bank project enhances primary and secondary school education - report

The eight-year project focused on improving the quality of primary and secondary instruction and building skills to give young people access to better job opportunities

An education project in Lesotho, financed by the African Development Bank (www.AfDB.org) and implemented between 2008 and 2016, has provided the country with new primary and secondary school infrastructure and teacher training to enhance educational quality, according to a recently published report by Bank. The Support to Education Quality Enhancement…

Source: International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) |

Coronavirus - Central African Republic: Contending with COVID-19 in the midst of a serious humanitarian crisis

Staff in the four healthcare facilities in Bangui are being provided with additional handwashing stations, chlorine and gloves

The struggle against COVID-19 is intensifying against the background of the alarming spread of the disease in the Central African Republic (CAR). Although the number of recorded cases has exceeded 4,500, some people still do not believe that the disease exists, thus jeopardizing efforts to counter it. Complying with hygiene…

Africa.com
Source: Africa.com |

Equity Bank’s Group Executive talks philanthropy during Covid-19 at Africa.com Webinar

The webinar series draws the largest-ever gathering of African business leaders each week

Dr. James Mwangi, Managing Director and CEO of Equity Group Holdings and Executive Chairman of the Equity Group Foundation will be featured in a fireside chat with Harvard Business School Professor Caroline Elkins on July 22, 2020 at 5pm EAT, as part of Africa.com’s webinar series Crisis Management for African…

Source: World Food Programme (WFP) |

Coronavirus – Uganda : Government and World Food Programme (WFP) distribute take-home food for 130,000 school children in Karamoja

Take-home food rations to school children in the Karamoja sub-region in north-eastern Uganda to support home-learning while schools remain closed due to the COVID-19 outbreak

The Government of Uganda and the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) are distributing take-home food rations to school children in the Karamoja sub-region in north-eastern Uganda to support home-learning while schools remain closed due to the COVID-19 outbreak across the country. The take-home food distributions began on July 6…