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Continental championship Rugby Africa Cup 2020 season starts with new spectator experience

The top 16 African teams compete in this new format for the crown of African Rugby 15’s

Earlier this year Rugby Africa (RugbyAfrique.com) announced the new Rugby Africa Cup (RAC). A format that is easier to follow for spectators and more inclusive for teams across the continent. On November 23, 2019, the elimination stage kicks off the new season with two matches: Côte d’Ivoire vs Rwanda in…

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Traveller Spend in Africa Could Increase by 27%, Sabre Research Reveals

Consumers would be more willing to travel if they were able to move freely within the continent, and if travel pain-points were addressed

Spend among African travellers could increase by 27 percent over the next year if they were able to move more freely within the continent, new research from Sabre Corporation (NASDAQ: SABR) (https://www.Sabre.com/) reveals at today’s 51st African Airlines Association (AFRAA) Annual General Assembly in Mauritius. More than 5,000 people across…

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Consumer demand for personalisation drives revenue growth in Africa’s Entertainment & Media industry – PwC’s Africa Outlook

The Outlook is a comprehensive source of analyses and five-year forecasts of consumer and advertising spending across five countries

The rise of increasingly personal and personalised media interaction fueled by technology and evolving customer behaviour is gaining momentum. Consumers are using an array of connected devices to organise, curate and discover their own unique worlds of media. In response, companies are designing their offerings to revolve around personal preferences,…

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Oscar-winning Filmmaker Ross Kauffman leads U.S. Embassy Sponsored Film Program

Cultural and artistic exchanges are just one way the United States partners with the people and government of Egypt

The U.S. Embassy in Cairo in partnership with the U.S. Department of State’s premier film diplomacy program, American Film Showcase (AFS), and the Alexandria-based Jesuit Film School (JFS), sponsored Oscar-winning filmmaker Ross Kauffman to lead a master class in documentary filmmaking in Alexandria this week. In his three-day program, Mr.…

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Release of “Lib Yaleh”, a new musical video on maternal and newborn health

On average, 3 million babies are born every year and nearly half of these are delivered by a skilled birth attendant – double the number in 2016

A musical video entitled ‘Lib Yaleh’ has been released today to emphasize the importance of pregnant women delivering their babies with the help of skilled medical personnel. The musical video is produced by renowned bass player/producer and UNICEF Ethiopia Goodwill Ambassador Thomas T. Gobena (also known as Tommy T) in…

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USA partners with Ghana to promote Healthier Behaviors

The Ghana Health Service aired 14,900 television and 62,600 radio spots promoting healthy behaviors to improve the health and well-being of Ghanaians

The United States of America is partnering with Ghana’s Ministry of Health and the Ghana Health Service to encourage all Ghanaians to “Live a Good Life!” In 2016, the Ghana Health Service revived the GoodLife brand, a mass media campaign to promote healthy lifestyle messages through television, radio, posters, and…

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Theatre Helps Raise Awareness on Human Trafficking in Most Affected Regions in Nigeria

Those watching the plays in markets and other public spaces say they have been impacted by the stories

The city of Benin in southern Nigeria was once the capital of the former Edo Kingdom of Benin, one of the oldest states in West Africa. It dates back to the 11th century. Little remains of that kingdom. The once-mighty city is now the main “sender” place of origin of Nigerians…

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Release of a new music video ‘Lib Yaleh’ on maternal and newborn health

The music video is produced by a renowned bass player/producer and UNICEF Ethiopia Goodwill Ambassador Thomas T. Gobena

WHAT: Release of a new music video focusing on maternal and newborn health entitled Lib Yaleh. The music video is produced by a renowned bass player/producer and UNICEF Ethiopia Goodwill Ambassador Thomas T. Gobena (also known as Tommy T) in collaboration with University of Alberta of Canada. The video was directed…

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This Third Edition Is Putting An Emphasis On The Ecosystem To Put In Place To Support Video Game Creation In Africa

For the 3rd consecutive year, Abidjan will welcome from November 22nd to 24th, the Electronic and Video Game Festival of Abidjan (FEJA) at COSMOS YOPOUGON. Hosted by Paradise Game and made possible by Orange Cote d’Ivoire, this event offers a unique experience to gamers and regional video game industry players.…

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Award-Winning Actress Julia Ormond, Egyptian Actor Asser Yassin join Global Migration Film Festival 2019 Jury

This year over 600 films have been submitted for acceptance by the festival

Emmy-award winning British actress and activist against human trafficking, Julia Ormond, and Egyptian actor, writer and film producer Asser Yassin have added their marquee names and expertise in migration, film-making and visual storytelling to IOM’s 2019 Global Migration Film Festival (GMFF). There’s a saying often attributed to the great Russian writer…