Source: State House – Office of the President of the Republic of Seychelles |

President Ramkalawan attends the opening of the Seychelles Chinese Cultural Centre

It took 8 years for the Centre to be completed

The President of the Republic, Mr. Wavel Ramkalawan, and the First Lady Mrs. Linda Ramkalawan was the guest of honour at the official opening ceremony of the Seychelles Chinese Cultural Centre, Benezet Street, Victoria yesterday evening. The Chinese community here in Seychelles gathered on this momentous occasion after the long…

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Canon Central & North Africa to Foster & Fortify the Spirit of Filmmaking Across Africa Through a Series of Workshop Trainings with the Multichoice Talent Factory

The trainings will encompass a total of 60 students from 13 different African countries

In alignment with the company’s philosophy of ‘Kyosei’ that stands for ‘Living and working together for the common good’ Canon (Canon-CNA.com) continues to reaffirm its commitment to Africa by partnering with the Multichoice Talent Factory (MTF) to launch a series of filmmaking workshops and training programs; as an extension of the…

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Lesotho: Communications Minister Hands Over Award to Gem Institute

Cultural diversity and identity, linguistic diversity and local content champions was awarded to GEM Institute during the World Summit on the Information Society Forum (WSIS) 2022 held in Geneva, Switzerland

The Minister of Communications Science and Technology, Mr. Tšoinyana Rapapa handed over the championship-winning award from the World Summit on the Information Society Forum (WSIS) prizes 2022 to the GEM Institute. The award titled *Category 15 – AL C8, Cultural diversity and identity, linguistic diversity and local content champions was…

Source: World Food Programme (WFP) |

U.N. World Food Programme High-Level Supporter Reggie Khumalo to Visit Humanitarian Projects in Africa

Reggie has worked and travelled across the African continent to bring back the spirit of UBUNTU (I am because you are) by helping vulnerable people from disadvantaged communities

Following years of supporting humanitarian organisations and its causes, self- taught African fine artist Reggie Khumalo, who uses his art as a vehicle for social change, will this month be visiting World Food Programme (WFP) projects in Tanzania, Burundi, Rwanda, Uganda and Kenya. “My paintings are a platform to share…

Source: Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency (TIKA) |

TİKA Supports a Science and Invention Center in Tunisia

This project is a key indicator of the cooperation between the two countries in the field of education and training

Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency (TİKA) modernized the Science and Invention Museum in the Palace of Science in Monastir, Tunisia. An opening ceremony was held for TİKA’s project for the modernization of the Science and Invention Museum in Monastir, located 160 km south of Tunis, the capital of Tunisia. The…

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Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) Senate Adopts New Law on the Promotion and Protection of the Rights of the Indigenous Pygmy Peoples

The historic law is the country’s first ever legislation to formally recognize and safeguard the rights of Indigenous Peoples

The Democratic Republic of the Congo’s Senate took a big leap forward today in recognizing the customary rights of its Indigenous population by adopting a new law on the Promotion and Protection of the Rights of the Indigenous Pygmy Peoples. The historic law is the country’s first ever legislation to…

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My Dinner with Bill Gates (By Teresa Clarke)

Africa.com's CEO writes about how she felt after this special invitation

By Teresa Clarke, Africa.com Chair & Executive Editor  I was invited to dine with Bill Gates last week during the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.  The terms of the invitation, which was extended to six others besides myself, were that the discussion would be off-the-record.  Therefore, I can’t write about…

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Ecobank Nigeria Unveils “Adire Lagos Exhibition”

Originating from Abeokuta in Southwestern Nigeria, Adire textile is an indigenous indigo-dyed cloth made by using different wax resist methods to create dazzling designs

Ecobank Nigeria, an affiliate of the leading Pan-African banking Group, Ecobank Group (www.Ecobank.com), is extending promotion of culture and tradition to the Lagos community through Adire festival, themed ‘EPAC Adire Lagos Experience’, first-of-its kind by any bank in the country. The exhibition will be held at the Ecobank Pan African…

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Virgin Music Label and Artist Services Launches in Africa

Label services division launches with more than 15000 titles, 50 label partners and 100 + artists from more than 25 African countries

A new dedicated distribution service for independent African artists and labels across the continent to reach audiences across the continent and beyond; Label services division launches with more than 15000 titles, 50 label partners and 100 + artists from more than 25 African countries. Universal Music Group (UMG), the world…

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“Our Africa by Merck Foundation” TV Program - Fourth episode promotes Healthy Lifestyle through ‘Fashion and Art with purpose’

After broadcasting the program on KTN, Kenya and NTV, Uganda, the show has also started to air on GH One TV in Ghana, every Sunday

Merck Foundation (https://Merck-Foundation.com), the philanthropic arm of Merck KGaA Germany has released the Fourth Episode of their TV program – ‘Our Africa by Merck Foundation’ on Sunday, 29th May 2022 on GH One, Ghana. After broadcasting the program on KTN, Kenya and NTV, Uganda, the show has also started to air…