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Mining Indaba Virtual announces speaker line-up from key mining sectors

This year’s virtual event has been designed to reflect the priorities of helping to rebuild and shape the future of the industry

Investing in African Mining (Mining Indaba) (www.MiningIndaba.com), part of Hyve Group Plc announced the exceptional line-up of keynote speakers for Mining Indaba Virtual, which will take place 2-3 February 2021. The organisers are extremely delighted to confirm four heads of state will be delivering keynote addresses, including H.E. Cyril Ramaphosa,…

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H.E. Mokgweetsi Masisi, President of Botswana confirmed for Mining Indaba Virtual

The mining sector continues to be seen as the backbone of Botswana’s economy, and one of the largest contributors to gross domestic product

Investing in African Mining Indaba (Mining Indaba) (www.MiningIndaba.com), part of Hyve Group Plc is honoured to announce that His Excellency, Mokgweetsi Masisi, President of Botswana has confirmed to deliver his presidential keynote address at the upcoming Mining Indaba Virtual. The organisers are delighted to confirm that H.E. Mokgweetsi Masisi, President…

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Merck Foundation CEO and African First Ladies announce the winners of their “Merck Foundation More Than a Mother” Africa Media Recognition Awards 2020 to break Infertility Stigma

Very proud to recognize and appreciate professional journalists who became the voice of the voiceless and the storytellers of infertile women and break the stigma around them and also raised awareness about male infertility

Merck Foundation (https://www.Merck-Foundation.com), the philanthropic arm of Merck KGaA Germany announced the winners of ‘Merck Foundation More Than a Mother’ Africa Media Recognition Awards 2020. The awards were announced by Merck Foundation CEO in partnership with the First Ladies of Zimbabwe, Zambia, Sierra Leone, Nigeria, Niger, Namibia, Mozambique, Malawi, Liberia, Guinea…

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Guterres ‘shocked’ at massacre of civilians in eastern DR Congo

Mr. Guterres reiterated his call for a global ceasefire and urged all armed groups to lay down their weapons

The United Nations Secretary-General has expressed shock at the massacre of civilians in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), and called on the authorities to bring the perpetrators to justice.  At least 25 villagers are reported to have been killed in recent attacks attributed to the Allied Democratic Forces…

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Communiqué of the Fourth African Union-United Nations Annual Conference, 9 December 2020, held virtually

The Conference reviewed ongoing joint efforts to promote peace and stability across the continent

1. On 9 December 2020, African Union (AU) Commission Chairperson Moussa Faki Mahamat and United Nations (UN) Secretary-General António Guterres convened virtually the Fourth African Union-United Nations Annual Conference, at a time of unprecedented challenges due to the COVID-19 pandemic. 2. The Chairperson and the Secretary-General discussed cooperation on peace…

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Sierra Leone’s President is the second president to be confirmed for Mining Indaba Virtual

H.E. Julius Maada Bio will be joining already confirmed president of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), His Excellency, Félix Tshisekedi at the online conference

Investing in African Mining Indaba (Mining Indaba) (https://MiningIndaba.com), part of Hyve Group Plc is honoured to announce that His Excellency, Julius Maada Bio, President of Sierra Leone has confirmed his participation to deliver his presidential keynote address at the upcoming Mining Indaba Virtual. H.E. Julius Maada Bio will be joining…

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Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)’s President H.E Félix Tshisekedi confirmed to deliver the keynote address at Mining Indaba Virtual

Mining Indaba is renowned for offering a high calibre of speakers, and 2021 is no exception

Investing in African Mining Indaba (Mining Indaba) (www.MiningIndaba.com), part of Hyve Group Plc is delighted to announce the first line-up of keynote speakers for Mining Indaba Virtual, which will be held on 2-3 February 2021. Mining Indaba is renowned for offering a high calibre of speakers, and 2021 is no…

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Merck Foundation CEO and DR Congo First Lady mark the International day of ‘Elimination of Violence Against Women and Girls’ after appointing her as Ambassador of Merck More Than a Mother

Merck Foundation CEO underscored their long term commitment to the social and economic development of Democratic Republic of The Congo

DR Congo First Lady partners with Merck Foundation (http://www.Merck-Foundation.com) to build healthcare capacity, break infertility stigma and empower girls through education; Merck Foundation CEO underscored their long term commitment to the social and economic development of Democratic Republic of The Congo through their partnership with The First Lady and Ministry…

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Statement of ICC Prosecutor, Fatou Bensouda, on the occasion of this year’s International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

The Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (“ICC” or the “Court”) serves as an important legal instrument in the fight against impunity for atrocity crimes

On the occasion of this year’s Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, I join the calls for a world free of violence against women and children. Women and girls around the world continue to be the victims of unspeakable crimes, from sexual and gender-based violence to harassment, human…

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Democratic Republic of the Congo celebrates end of 11th Ebola Virus Disease Outbreak

The 11th outbreak started while the country was still responding to the 10th outbreak in the Eastern Provinces of Kivu and Ituri

The Minister of Health of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), H.E. Dr Eteni Longondo, today declared an end to the 11th Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) outbreak in the North-Western Province (Equateur) of the country, five months after the outbreak began. “The ability of the DRC Government and partners to…