Source: Republic of South Africa: Department of International Relations and Cooperation |

Deputy Minister Botes Visits Chile to Strengthen Bilateral Relations

Deputy Minister Botes will co-chair political consultations with his Chilean counterpart and have taken part in a Business Forum Meeting with the Chile – South Africa Chamber of Industry, Commerce and Tourism

The purpose of the visit is to review progress on bilateral relations since the Seventh Joint Consultative Mechanism (JCM) and to map priorities for bilateral and multilateral cooperation going forward. Deputy Minister Botes will co-chair political consultations with his Chilean counterpart and have taken part in a Business Forum Meeting…

Source: Kingdom of Morocco - Ministry of Foreign Affairs, African Cooperation and Moroccan Expatriates |

Morocco: MFA Nasser Bourita holds talks with Deputy-Speaker of Chilean Chamber of Deputies

The two parties discussed ways to strengthen cooperation between the two countries

The Minister of Foreign Affairs, African Cooperation and Moroccan Expatriates, Mr. Nasser Bourita, held talks on June 20, 2022 in Rabat, with the Deputy-Speaker of the Chilean Chamber of Deputies, Ms. Claudia Nathalie Mix Jiménez. During these talks, which are part of a working visit of Natalie Jimenez to the…

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B-roll Video Release: FIFA President Mr. Gianni Infantino received the President of Chilean Football Association Pablo Milad at the FIFA Paris Office

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On Saturday, May 28, the FIFA (www.FIFA.com) President Mr. Gianni Infantino met the President of Chilean Football Association Pablo Milad at the FIFA Paris Office. Access B-roll, Photos, and Dopesheet: https://bit.ly/3PNnE0M

Source: MainOne |

Equinix Enters Africa, Closing the US$320 Million Acquisition of MainOne

Acquisition signals the first step in Equinix’s long-term strategy to become a leading African carrier-neutral digital infrastructure company, enabling organizations to accelerate digital transformation throughout the continent

Equinix, Inc. (www.Equinix.com) (Nasdaq: EQIX), the world's digital infrastructure company™, today announced it has completed its deal to acquire West African data center and connectivity solutions provider MainOne (www.MainOne.net) for an enterprise value of US$320M, marking the beginning of its expansion into the African continent. The completion of this acquisition…

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Finalists for The Best FIFA Women’s Goalkeeper and The Best FIFA Men’s Goalkeeper announced

These two awards are given to the outstanding goalkeeper in women’s and men’s football as voted for by an international jury respectively

The final nominees for The Best FIFA Women’s Goalkeeper and The Best FIFA Men’s Goalkeeper have been revealed; tomorrow, FIFA will announce the finalists in the coaching categories; the virtual awards ceremony will be broadcast live from the Home of FIFA in Zurich on 17 January. FIFA has announced the…

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Nominees for The Best FIFA Football Awards™ 2021 revealed

FIFA has revealed the candidates shortlisted for The Best FIFA Football Awards™ 2021, the winners of which will be revealed at an online ceremony on 17 January 2022

Shortlists for players’, goalkeepers’ and coaches’ prizes announced; public voting via FIFA.com (https://fifa.fans/3xdZ943): votes can be cast until 10 December 2021; the Best FIFA Football Awards™ 2021 show to take place on 17 January 2022. FIFA has revealed the candidates shortlisted for The Best FIFA Football Awards™ 2021, the winners of which…

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Ireland, France, and Russia secure a place in the Tokyo 2021 Olympic games following this weekend’s 2021 World Rugby Sevens Repechage

The Olympic repechage is the final part of the global qualifying process and features the best-placed eligible teams who missed out on automatic qualification

Twenty- two teams took to the field, but it was the Irish men’s team and French and Russian women’s’ teams that secured the winning tickets to Tokyo, following the three-day 2021 World Rugby Sevens Repechage that took place this weekend at the Stade Louis II in Monaco. The Olympic repechage…

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France, Ireland, Russia and Samoa lead the way on day two of Olympic Repechage tournament

France set the pace in both the men’s and women’s Olympic Repechage tournament on a pulsating second day of action at Stade Louis II in Monaco

France, Hong Kong, Ireland and Samoa remain in contention in the men’s repechage while Argentina, Hong Kong, France, Kazakhstan and Russia are undefeated in the women’s tournament. France set the pace in both the men’s and women’s Olympic Repechage tournament on a pulsating second day of action at Stade Louis…

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Zimbabwe enjoy winning start to Olympic Repechage in Monaco

Zimbabwe recorded an impressive 21-0 victory against Mexico as the World Rugby Sevens Repechage got underway at Stade Louis II

We recap the action from the opening match of the World Rugby (www.World.rugby) Sevens Repechage and look ahead to Saturday's matches at Stade Louis II. Zimbabwe recorded an impressive 21-0 victory against Mexico as the World Rugby Sevens Repechage (https://bit.ly/3gOFxvH) got underway at Stade Louis II. Nine men’s teams and 11 women’s…

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Coronavirus: Members discuss intellectual property response to the COVID-19 pandemic

Discussion on a proposal submitted by India and South Africa for a temporary waiver of certain Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS) obligations

At the meeting of the Council for Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS) on 15-16 October 2020, WTO members discussed how best to use the global intellectual property (IP) system to tackle the COVID-19 pandemic. Members also discussed the extension of the transitional period for least developed countries (LDCs)…