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The Government of Ghana to Sign Historic Agreement with W.E.B. Du Bois Museum Foundation to Build Du Bois Museum Complex

H.E. Nana Akufo-Addo, President of the Republic of Ghana, to offer remarks at the signing

The W.E.B Du Bois Museum Foundation (www.webdbmf.org), a leading New York-based international organization, will hold on Monday an official signing of a historic agreement between the foundation and Government of Ghana to transform the current Du Bois Memorial Centre and burial site in Accra, Ghana, into a state-of-art museum complex…

Canon Central and North Africa (CCNA)
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Canon and Text Book Centre Partner to Impart Practical Skills to Children

The partnership will celebrate the spirit of creativity in young children through offering photography classes

Canon (www.Canon-CNA.com) and TBC hosted Canon Academy Juniors Funday on September 4th at TBC, Sarit in Nairobi, Kenya which will culminate in an exhibition of photographs taken by children Canon has partnered with Text Book Centre (TBC) to offer practical and impactful skills to junior learners in Kenya. Through an initiative dubbed…

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Merck Foundation CEO Celebrated the Winners of ‘More Than A Mother’ FASHION Awards 2020 and Welcomed them to “Fashion with Purpose” Community

The Videoconference was also attended by past winners of Merck Foundation More Than a Mother Fashion Awards

21 Winners of Merck Foundation More Than a Mother Fashion Awards 2020 from Ghana, Namibia and Zambia were celebrated during the ceremony; 2 New fashion awards 2021 were announced by Merck Foundation in partnership with African First Ladies. Merck Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Merck KGaA Germany conducted an award…

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Canon, an Offical Provider of Expo 2020, Launches Special Series of Frontiers of Innovation Events

Canon’s Frontiers of Innovation @Expo 2020 events will feature experts from the Middle East and Africa discussing a wide range of topical issues from a regional perspective

Canon (www.Canon.com), an Official Provider of Expo 2020 Dubai and the first company ever to be the single provider of imaging and printing for a World Expo, has launched a special series of its monthly online Frontiers of Innovation broadcasts to celebrate the partnership. Canon Middle East launched the Frontiers…

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CORRECTION: Canon Collaborates with Uganda Press Photo Awards (Uppa) for its 2021 Edition in a Bid to Encourage and Empower Visual Artists in Uganda, Through Miraisha Programme

Canon strengthens its commitment to education and empowerment of the youth in Africa by yet again joining hands with Uganda Press Photo Awards (UPPA) for the seventh year in a row as its sole imaging partner

Continuing to support education and youth under the umbrella of its flagship ‘Miraisha Programme’ (https://bit.ly/3sYHI5e), Canon EMEA (www.Canon-europe.com) - a world leader in digital imaging solutions, announced today of its sponsorship participation for the tenth anniversary edition of Uganda Press Photo Awards 2021. Canon has been collaborating with UPPA for…

U.S. Embassy - Cairo, Egypt
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U.S. Ambassador Meets Sohag Governor, Visits Abydos, the Red and White Monasteries

Since 2004, the U.S. government has invested almost $800,000 in the site, ensuring access for current and future generations to Abydos

U.S. Ambassador Jonathan R. Cohen met Sohag Governor Major General Tarek Mohamed El Fiqi and visited the Seti I Temple at Abydos and Sohag’s Red and White Monasteries on August 28. The Ambassador affirmed continued support for U.S.-Egypt partnerships that advance cultural preservation, tourism, and broad-based economic development. On arrival…

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UN Resident Coordinator discusses Culture & Tourism with Minister Pratt

Underscored the importance of tourism in achieving Sierra Leone’s development priorities

Mr Ahonsi expressed concern over the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the tourism industry UN Resident Coordinator Babatunde Ahonsi, at a meeting on Tuesday with the Minister of Tourism and Cultural Affairs Ms Memunatu Pratt, underscored the importance of tourism in achieving Sierra Leone’s development priorities. The two met at…

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Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), Youth Alliance for Leadership and Development in Africa (YALDA), other partners announce competition to raise AfCFTA awareness among young Africans

The winning essay writer and infographics, animation creators will each receive a prize of $1,000

The Youth Alliance for Leadership and Development in Africa (YALDA) in collaboration with the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Secretariat, Afreximbank, the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA), the International Trade Centre (ITC) and the UN Development Programme (UNDP) invite all youth who are nationals of African countries…

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Top tips from Canon Pros on launching a career in sports photography

The pros agree that it’s important to charter your own course in sports photography – whether that’s in your training or finding your own niche

With the Summer of sport underway, Canon (www.Canon-CNA.com) Ambassadors Molly Darlington, Eddie Keogh (https://bit.ly/2VUhCEz) Martin Bissig (https://bit.ly/3yFgRgG) and Richard Walch (https://bit.ly/3yLCxaW) offer advice for aspiring, young sports photographers. Use youth and inexperience to your advantage As a young photographer, just getting started you should lean on the community of photographers around you to help develop your skills. Canon Ambassador Molly Darlington…

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New African’s youth issue opens a window into the fascinating world of Africa’s young men and women

New African publishes Special Youth Guest Edited issue to coincide with International Youth Day (Month)

To coincide with the global celebrations and events to mark International Youth Day (12th August 2021), the London based New African magazine (www.NewAfricanmagazine.com) has released its Special Issue on African youth. The August / September issue of the magazine has been Guest Edited by as number of talented and thoughtful…