Pleasures Magazine
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Nigerian Philanthropist and Administrator Dr Ibrahim Dauda Covers Pleasures Magazine May/June 2022 Issue

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The May/June 2022 edition of the Luxury and Business publication PLEASURES Magazine (https://PleasuresMagazine.com.ng) features Nigerian Certified Business Consultant who currently heads PVG consults a top-tier management consulting firm. Dr Dauda has top-level experience in business process management, strategy and policy consultancy with a doctorate degree in Business Management. Dr Ibrahim…

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9th Africities Summit: Mrs. Fatimetou Abdel Malick Elected UCLG Africa New President

The Region of Nouakchott represented by Ms Fatimetou Abdel Malick, was elected the new President of UCLG Africa until the next general assembly due to take place in 2025

The third day of the Africities was marked by the elective general assembly of United Cities of Local Government of Africa (UCLG Africa) (www.UCLGA.org). The general assembly elected the new office bearers of the organization, namely the 45 members of the UCLG Africa Pan African Council; the 15 members of…

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Basketball Africa League to Host Series of Youth Development, Community Service and Business Events during 2022 BAL Playoffs and Finals

2022 BAL Finals on Saturday, May 28 at 12:00 p.m. ET / 6:00 p.m. CAT will air in Africa on ESPN, Canal+, VisionView TV and Voice of America (VOA) Radio

Agence Francaise de Developpement (AFD), New Fortress Energy (NFE), RwandAir and Visit Rwanda to Support Events and Activations During 2022 BAL (www.theBAL.com). Playoffs and Finals from May 21-28 in Kigali, Rwanda; 2022 BAL Finals on Saturday, May 28 at 12:00 p.m. ET / 6:00 p.m. CAT Will Air in Africa…

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    • Adoption of the outcome document and closing at the ICC in Durban, South Africa, 20 May 2022 | Moderator: Tsepiso Makwetla | Panel: Martha Newton, Gilbert Houngbo, Thulas Nxesi, Thobile Lamati, Lindokuhle Ndlovu, Max Conteh
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Durban Call to Action Adopted in South Africa at the Closing Ceremony of 5th Global Conference on the Elimination of Child Labour

Both in-person and online conference attendees adopted the document by affirming their commitment to preventing and eliminating child labour

The 5th Global Conference of the Elimination of Child Labour on 20 May 2022 closed with the adoption of ‘Durban Call to Action’ to deal with the scourge of child labour. The conference was a collaboration between the South African Government, the ILO, Social Partners, International Organisations and other stakeholders.…

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States expand vaccination to underserved communities, close immunization gaps

The week is an important opportunity to address the importance of immunization as a life-saving innovation

At the Akindeko market in downtown Osogbo, the capital of Osun State located in South-West Nigeria, the female head of the market (Iya-oloja) Mrs Kabiru, has taken it upon herself to raise awareness on the importance of immunization among the community.  Using her leadership position in the market, Mrs Kabiru…

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UNMISS raises awareness on child protection issues among military personnel in Western Equatoria

The focus of the two-days training session was on how to prevent and end what are known as the six grave violations of children’s rights in armed conflict

Having recently identified children affiliated with the army of the country’s main opposition group, the United Nations Mission in South Sudan swiftly stepped in to raise awareness on child protection issues related to armed groups. “This is part of our capacity building. They (armed groups) need to know that they…

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The 5th Global Conference on the Elimination of Child Labour in South Africa Nears its End, Knowledge Building and Awareness-Raising to Fight against Child Labour are Important

This was the first time the conference was held on African soil, and history was made when children were included and given a voice in the conference for the first time

The 5th International Global Conference to Eliminate Child Labour's fifth and final day of side events and thematic panel sessions concluded on Thursday, 19 May 2022 at the ICC in Durban, South Africa. Panel discussions were productive and valuable, paving the way for a commitment to end child labour. This was…

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    • Joni Musabayana, Director, ILO Decent Work Team for Eastern and Southern Africa, Country Office for Botswana, Eswatini, Lesotho and South Africa (ILO) and His Excellency, Senator (Dr.) Chris Nwabueze Ngige, Minister of Labour and Employment of Nigeria in Durban, South Africa
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The Time to Accelerate Action is Now, the Fourth Day of the 5th Global Conference to Eliminate Child Labour Continued in South Africa

This hybrid event, with sessions available both in-person and online, has drawn nearly 13,000 viewers on the live stream and hundreds more in-person since its inception

The campaign to #EndChildLabour was carried on at the International Convention on the Rights of the Child (ICC) in Durban, South Africa. The fourth day of the conference was jam-packed with stimulating and enlightening discussions. This hybrid event, with sessions available both in-person and online, has drawn nearly 13,000 viewers…

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Video News Release: Djibouti Becomes the Second African Country to Benefit from FIFA Foundation’s Football for Schools Initiative

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May has been a busy month for the Football for Schools Programme. Following launches in Guam (https://fifa.fans/3yKXXYH), Guyana (https://fifa.fans/3wrmel8) and Puerto Rico (https://fifa.fans/39xOlWP), it has touched down in Africa, with the FIFA Foundation organising a workshop in Djibouti on 9-12 May.  Held in a relaxed atmosphere, the three-day event comprised classroom-based theory…

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Mozambique confirms wild poliovirus case

The virus was found in a child who began experiencing onset of paralysis in late March

Health authorities in Mozambique today declared an outbreak of wild poliovirus type 1 after confirming that a child in the country’s north-eastern Tete province had contracted the disease. This marks the second imported case of wild poliovirus in southern Africa this year, following an outbreak in Malawi in mid-February. So…