Centurion Law Group
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Billions at Play: Centurion CEO Agrees Deal to Write New Book about Africa's Oil and Gas

The book, “Billions at Play: The Future of African Energy”, will be packed with captivating, useful ideas, stories, examples and information that Africans can use to take command of their future

Centurion Law Group (http://Centurionlg.com) Founder and CEO NJ Ayuk has been saying for years that Africa’s oil and gas resources can fuel socioeconomic revitalization throughout the continent. Now he’s writing a book that explains how it can be done. The book, “Billions at Play: The Future of African Energy”, which…

Source: U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) |

Webinar: Project Opportunities in South Africa’s Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Market

The interactive program will provide market intelligence on projects in South Africa’s ICT sector, a US$7.3B market

WEBINAR: Thursday, May 30, 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. EST The U.S. Consulate in Cape Town, U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA), City of Cape Town, and Global Resources, Inc. invite you to participate in a webinar to learn about upcoming ICT project opportunities in the City of Cape Town.…

Source: Africa Regional Media Hub |

USAID Administrator Mark Green's Opening Remarks on the Policy Framework at Center for Strategic and International Studies' (CSIS) Global Development Forum

My first trip as an Administrator was to the Horn of Africa

By Administrator Mark Green's First off, I think almost all of us who are brought into the work of development are driven by personal experiences.  And that's very much the case for me. I lived in Africa a couple of times in my life. I started off as a teacher…

Source: UN Information Centre in Pretoria (UNIC) |

UNICEF’s first-ever global report dedicated to early childhood education highlights a lack of investment in pre-primary education by the majority of governments worldwide, though South Africa’s enrollment rate is commendable

In South Africa, the report noted that 96.6% of 6-year-olds attended an educational institution

A World Ready to Learn: Prioritizing quality early childhood education – UNICEF’s first ever global report on pre-primary education – reveals that children enrolled in at least one year of pre-primary education are more likely to develop the critical skills they need to succeed in school, less likely to repeat…

Source: United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) |

More than half of children remain excluded from pre-primary education in Ethiopia, despite impressive gains made in increasing enrollment – UNICEF

UNICEF’s first-ever global report dedicated to early childhood education highlights a lack of investment in pre-primary education by the majority of governments worldwide

UNICEF has today released a global report on early childhood education that shows that Ethiopia’s commitment to promoting pre-primary education has led to an increase in gross enrollment from less than two per cent in 2000 to more than 45 per cent in 2017. However, despite these impressive gains, more…

Source: International Monetary Fund (IMF) |

International Monetary Fund (IMF) Staff Completes 2019 Article IV Mission to Cabo Verde

Cabo Verde’s external position strengthened in 2018 with the current account deficit narrowing to 4.5 percent of GDP

Fiscal consolidation efforts should continue to preserve gains made in recent years in strengthening public finances, and to support medium-term debt sustainability; continued progress in State-owned enterprises reforms is critical to reduce fiscal risks, support medium-term debt sustainability and economic growth. In this context, the recent privatization of the national…

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The Embassy of the Republic of Poland in Pretoria takes part in the Francophone Festival 2019

The grand opening of the Francophone Festival 2019 took place on 9 March 2019 in Pretoria, at the Pro Arte Alphen Park secondary school

The Francophonie Festival has been organized in South Africa since 2010 at the initiative of the French Embassy in South Africa and the Alliance Française in Pretoria in cooperation with the countries of the Francophone and Francophic communities, members and associates, of the International Organization of Francophonie. This year, the…

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World Bank Group Announcements at One Planet Summit

Ambitious new plans to scale up climate action in Africa include $22.5bn in new finance

The World Bank Group today made several announcements to scale up support for both climate adaptation and mitigation in Africa during the third One Planet Summit. The summit is being convened by President Uhuru Kenyatta of Kenya, President Emmanuel Macron of France, Interim President of the World Bank Group, Kristalina…

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UNESCO and Egyptian National Commission for Education, Science and Culture (EGNATCOM) joining Forces to Shrink the Online Knowledge Gap on Women in Science and Technology

This event is part of the “#HerStory” and “Wiki4Women” initiatives

 In celebration of International Women’s Day, UN Women in partnership with UNESCO and the Egyptian National Commission for Education, Science and Culture (EGNATCOM) joined forces to enhance the quality of information on women in science and technology, especially on Arabic Wikipedia through an innovative “edit-a-thon” for young men and women…

Source: Embassy of Japan in Kenya |

Japan hands over dormitories constructed worth Kshs 9,000,000 to Gesiaga secondary Nyamira

Each year the school’s performance in KCSE examination has improved

The Government of Japan has been providing funds to local non-profit organizations through the Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Projects (GGP) since 1989. This year, the following organization is one of the few that has been selected to receive the grant. Gesiaga Secondary School is a public school started…