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UK agreed trade continuity with six African nations

The UK initials Economic Partnership Agreement with the Southern African Customs Union and Mozambique

The UK has this week (Tuesday 10th September) initialled an Economic Partnership Agreement with the Southern African Customs Union and Mozambique (SACU+M) that will allow business to keep trading freely after Brexit. This marks the end of formal trade discussions and the UK-SACU+M Economic Partnership Agreement will be subject to…

RS Components
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Fighting fraud from the top (By Ayanda Kotobe, Finance Director at RS Components)

Fraud is at its essence the result of mirroring

By Ayanda Kotobe, Finance Director at RS Components Why do we stop at traffic lights? It’s not because we are naturally attuned to seeing red as the order to stop. If that were the case, red dresses and apples wouldn’t be as popular as they are! Red catches our attention,…

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Chinese Ambassador Zhao Yanbo attends the Official Opening of the 2019 Overseas Training Course on Road Design and Management

Ambassador Zhao was joined by Mr. Garekwe Mojaphoko, Deputy Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Transport and Communication

On 6th September 2019, Chinese Ambassador to Botswana, H. E. Dr. Zhao Yanbo, attended the Official Opening of the 2019 Overseas Training Course on Road Design and Management in Gaborone. Ambassador Zhao was joined by Mr. Garekwe Mojaphoko, Deputy Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Transport and Communication. Ambassador Zhao…

Zambia Rugby Union (ZRU)
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Rugby: Zambia 7s miss 3rd title

The Zambia International 7s Rugby tournament has got new champions in the name of Spartans

The Zambia International 7s Rugby tournament which kicked off on Friday 6th and ended on Saturday 7th September, 2019 at The Arena has got new champions in the name of Spartans. The Botswana based youthful Team (dislodged defending 2-time champions Zambia) made their intentions known from the first game by…

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New Ghana Rugby Logo Approved by Board in Four Cities

The new, or rather revised, logo of Ghana Rugby came about as a result of a review of the branding of the Rugby Union that was founded in 2003 as the Ghana Rugby Association

The Ghana Rugby (https://GhanaRugby.org/) Board yesterday approved a revised version of its logo during a Board meeting that was conducted via Skype with members situated in four different cities. According to the President of Ghana Rugby, Mr Herbert Mensah, his administration adopted an aggressive approach to embracing technology from the…

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Ugandan Journalist Isaac Khisa Wins APO Group Invitation to Attend the 2019 Africa Hotel Investment Forum (AHIF)

Each year APO Group offers African journalists the opportunity to attend major events as a part of its commitment to supporting journalism in Africa

APO Group (APO-opa.com), the leading media relations consultancy and press release distribution service in Africa and the Middle East, today announced that Isaac Khisa from Uganda has won APO Group’s invitation to attend the 2019 Africa Hotel Investment Forum (AHIF) (AHIF.com), the premier hotel investment conference in Africa, which will…

API Events
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Africa Proptech Forum to disrupt Africa’s Real Estate Sector

Africa Proptech Forum will provide select Startups with an opportunity to pitch their disruptive business models to Africa’s most high-profile real estate investors and developers

Taking place at WeWork’s first African office location, The Link, Johannesburg on the 1st of October 2019, the Africa Proptech Forum is hosted in collaboration with Proptech Africa and the continent’s leading real estate gathering, the 10th annual Africa Property Investment (API) Summit (https://APIevents.com).  Attracting significant attention from private and institutional investors; funding for…

Zambia Rugby Union (ZRU)
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Rugby: International 7s is back in Zambia

The hosts who have been defending the trophy since inception in 2016 will be hoping to continue their fine run at this year's event

The 4th edition of the Zambia International Sevens rugby tournament is back in Lusaka, Zambia. The hosts who have been defending the trophy since inception in 2016 will be hoping to continue their fine run at this year's event. Coach Andrew Kaminsa who has been keenly watching the local 7s…

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Japan-Botswana Foreign Ministers’ Meeting

Minister Dow is visiting Japan to attend the Seventh Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD7) held from August 28 to 30

On August 29, for about 20 minutes commencing at 9:40 a.m., in Yokohama, Mr. Kono Taro, Minister for Foreign Affairs, held a Foreign Ministers’ meeting with H. E. Dr. Unity Dow, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of the Republic of Botswana. The overview of the meeting is as…

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Merck Foundation to conduct 6th Edition of “Merck Africa Asia Luminary” October 2019 in Ghana

African First Ladies and Ministers of Health, Gender, Information and Education from 20 African countries will attend the conference

The 6th edition of Merck Africa Asia Luminary will be co-chaired by H.E. MADAM REBECCA AKUFO-ADDO, The First Lady of Ghana and Dr. Rasha Kelej, CEO of Merck Foundation  (Merck-Foundation.com); The President of Ghana, H.E. MR. NANA ADDO DANKWA AKUFO-ADDO will officially inaugurate the “Merck Africa Asia Luminary”; 2nd Anniversary…