Source: South African Rugby Union |

Blitzboks keen to get on with things in Hamilton

All of Japan, England and Kenya will test the Blitzboks in various ways, but for Powell the focus will be on the first match

With Chris Dry around, it’s inevitable that there will be smiles on the faces of his fellow Blitzboks – whether it is his infectious attempts to rap, his no-nonsense approach at training or his proven ability between the four lines, you want to have the experienced traveller around come game…

Source: South African Rugby Union |

Bok hero Du Toit makes it a memorable double in 2019

Pieter-Steph du Toit capped off phenomenal 2019 season when he added the prestigious South Africa (SA) Rugby Player of the Year award to his World Rugby Player of the Year accolade

Third win in four years for Pieter-Steph du Toit; Herschel Jantjies and Handré Pollard also scoop top awards; Rassie Erasmus and Springboks honoured for brilliant 2019. Pieter-Steph du Toit capped off phenomenal 2019 season when he added the prestigious SA Rugby Player of the Year award to his World Rugby…

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

Lionesses to play at Langford Sevens

The national women's sevens team will feature as the invitational side at the second last leg of the 2019/20 HSBC Women's Sevens World Series, the Langford Sevens taking place on 2nd and 3rd May 2020 in Langford, Canada.  The Lionesses, who finished as runners up at last year's Africa Women's…

Source: United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) |

Health should not be a privilege for the rich—the right to health belongs to everyone

In sub-Saharan Africa, four out of five new HIV infections among adolescents are among adolescent girls

Gaps in public financing for health can be met by eliminating tax dodging and implementing progressive taxation; health and development must be protected from the growing impact of debt UNAIDS is calling on governments to ensure that the right to health is realized by all by prioritizing public investments in…

Pinngle Safe Messenger
Source: Pinngle Safe Messenger |

1 Month of Free International Calls to the U.S and Canada via Pinngle Messenger starts Today

Pinngle is a free messaging app that allows users to communicate safely and securely through text and high-quality voice and video calls among Pinngle to Pinngle users

To celebrate its 5 million users on Google Play, Pinngle Messenger is giving away free minutes for its users to make international calls to landlines or mobile numbers in the U.S and Canada via Pinngle-out starting from January 21, 2020, till February 29, 2020. Pinngle is a free messaging app…

Source: Global Affairs Canada |

Minister Gould concludes visit to Republic of Congo and Democratic Republic of Congo

The Minister announced Canadian assistance to provide support to families affected by the floods that have devastated areas of the country

Canada values its long-standing partnerships in Africa and remains committed to working with African partners to build a more prosperous, sustainable and peaceful world. The Honourable Karina Gould, Minister of International Development, today concluded a four-day visit to the Republic of Congo and the Democratic Republic of Congo during which…

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Source: National Basketball Association (NBA) |

Lakers’ James Takes Overall Lead in Second Fan Returns of National Basketball Association (NBA) All-Star Voting Presented by Google

Hawks’ Young Leads Nets’ Irving and Celtics’ Walker in Tight Race in East Guard Group

James Passes Mavericks’ Dončić for Top Spot in West; Bucks’ Antetokounmpo Holds Top Spot in East; Hawks’ Young Leads Nets’ Irving and Celtics’ Walker in Tight Race in East Guard Group  The Los Angeles Lakers’ LeBron James has surpassed the Dallas Mavericks’ Luka Dončić and the Milwaukee Bucks’ Giannis Antetokounmpo to…

Source: British Embassy Mogadishu |

Somalia: international partners welcome agreement between the Federal government and Ahlu Sunna Wal Jama’a (ASWJ)

The partners believe the agreement is an important step towards establishing a unified and stable administration in Galmudug

Somalia’s international partners welcome the statements by the Federal government of Somalia and the leadership of Ahlu Sunna Wal Jama’a (ASWJ) issued on 12 December. We appreciate the tireless efforts made by the Federal government of Somalia, ASWJ leadership and other concerned stakeholders to resolve points of difference through dialogue…

Source: WorldRemit |

CORRECTION: Vodacom Tanzania and WorldRemit launch mobile money transfers to M-Pesa accounts in Tanzania

Vodacom M-Pesa customers can now receive money instantly from over 50 countries worldwide using the WorldRemit app or website

Vodacom Tanzania (https://www.Vodacom.co.tz/) has partnered with leading online money transfer service WorldRemit (https://www.WorldRemit.com) to enable ten million M-Pesa customers to receive money directly to their M-Pesa wallets from friends and family living abroad. The new service increases convenience for money transfer recipients in urban and rural areas of Tanzania as…

Source: WorldRemit |

Vodacom Tanzania and WorldRemit launch mobile money transfers to M-Pesa accounts in Tanzania

Vodacom M-Pesa customers can now receive money instantly from over 50 countries worldwide using the WorldRemit app or website

Leading digital money transfer service WorldRemit (https://www.WorldRemit.com) has partnered with Vodacom Tanzania (https://www.Vodacom.co.tz/) to enable nine million M-Pesa customers to receive money directly to their M-Pesa wallets from friends and family living abroad. The new service increases convenience for money transfer recipients in urban and rural areas of Tanzania as they can…