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Basketball Africa League to Host Series of Youth Development and Social Impact Events in Conjunction with Playoffs and Finals in Kigali, Rwanda

BAL to Host League’s First-Ever Pan-African U-23 Women’s Camp from May 28 - June 1

Rwanda Development Board, Imbuto Foundation, Special Olympics, Shooting Touch and RwandAir to Support Ancillary Events During 2024 BAL Playoffs (https://BAL.NBA.com/) and Finals from May 24 - June 1; BAL to Host League’s First-Ever Pan-African U-23 Women’s Camp from May 28 - June 1; Tickets for Playoffs and Finals on Sale Now at BAL.NBA.com…

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Afreximbank announces launch of CANEX Prize for Publishing in Africa

Priority will be given to books printed and produced on the African continent as well as to books published in indigenous African languages

Afreximbank (www.Afreximbank.com) has officially announced the launch of the CANEX Prize for Publishing in Africa, a partnership between the CANEX Book Factory and the Narrative Landscape Press Limited. The CANEX Book Factory, a key intervention under the CANEX programme, aims to promote a vibrant literary culture across Global Africa and encourage…

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Africa-Paris Declaration on Energy Transition, Climate Justice and Energy Poverty

The declaration aligns Africa’s position on the global energy transition and climate justice debate, following the conclusion of the Invest in African Energy forum in Paris

African civil society, human rights groups, environmental groups, governments and the private sector stand firm in their commitment to align Africa's efforts in combating energy poverty and fostering industrialization, all while advocating for a just energy transition and ensuring climate justice. This steadfast commitment was underscored by the conclusion of…

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Merck Foundation Chief Executive Officer (CEO) & Zambia First Lady announce Zambian Winners of their Media Awards to break Infertility Stigma, Support Girl Education and Diabetes- Hypertension awareness

The winners were announced and acknowledged by Senator, Dr. Rasha Kelej, CEO of Merck Foundation and President of “More Than a Mother” campaign

Merck Foundation (www.Merck-Foundation.com), the philanthropic arm of Merck KGaA Germany, in partnership with He ,announced the Zambian winners of Merck Foundation Africa Media Recognition “More Than a Mother” Awards 2023 and “Diabetes and Hypertension” Awards 2023. Winners from the rest of the Africa were also announced, in partnership with African…

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Calling all creatives! New free eLearning platform helps you turn your passion into profit

The SoCreative eLearning platform is aimed at early-stage entrepreneurs who want to turn their creative pursuits into sustainable, fulfilling business endeavours

At this month’s SoCreative Summit 2024, the British Council (www.BritishCouncil.org) launched its hotly anticipated new eLearning platform, SoCreative; a series of free online courses designed to help aspiring African entrepreneurs grow sustainable creative businesses, supporting them in their journeys. The fifth edition of the annual, highly-popular SoCreative Summit, hosted by…

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Pakistani Peacekeepers Honoured for Protecting Civilians Against Climate Shocks in Bentiu

The unit received a citation for outstanding performance, and 23 blue helmets were awarded the prestigious Force Commander Commendation Card

For more than a year, 272 United Nations peacekeepers from Pakistan have worked tirelessly to safeguard 300,000 people from catastrophic floods. As their mission comes to an end, each peacekeeper was honoured with UN medals for their exceptional service in Bentiu, Unity State. Their work in building and maintaining dikes…

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Liberia: Foreign Minister Beysolow Nyanti Attends Ivoirian-Liberian Cooperation Commission Meeting in Cote D'Ivoire

On the sidelines of the work of the seventh session of the Ivoirian-Liberian joint commission, H.E. Madam Sara Beysolow Nyanti had a productive meeting with her Ivoirian counterpart

In an effort to strengthen the relations of fraternity, friendship, and cooperation between the Republic of Cote d’Ivoire and the Republic of Liberia, the seventh session of the joint Ivoirian-Liberian cooperation commission was held on May 16 and 17, 2024, in Abidjan. The Ivorian delegation was led by His Excellency…

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GE Vernova showcases solutions to power the continent forward at Enlit Africa

The exhibit features industry-leading technologies electrifying the world, advanced solutions decarbonizing the energy sector, and breakthrough innovations that can help to accelerate the journey to net zero

As Africa continues its unique energy transition journey, GE Vernova (NYSE: GEV) (https://www.GEVernova.com/) is participating at Enlit Africa, encouraging power sector stakeholders to collectively assume responsibility to develop and support solutions that address the energy trilemma of reliability, affordability, and sustainability. A recent report (https://apo-opa.co/3K9Y30w) shows that up to 50% of Sub-Saharan…

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Africa-Paris Declaration on Energy Transition, Climate Justice and Energy Poverty

The declaration aligns Africa’s position on the global energy transition and climate justice debate, following the conclusion of the Invest in African Energy forum in Paris, organized by Energy Capital & Power

African civil society, human rights groups, environmental groups, governments and the private sector stand firm in their commitment to align Africa's efforts in combating energy poverty and fostering industrialization, all while advocating for a just energy transition and ensuring climate justice. This steadfast commitment was underscored by the conclusion of…

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ExxonMobil and National Basketball Association (NBA) Africa Launch Jr. NBA League in Angola

The new league, which features 40 boys’ and girls’ teams for youth ages 16 and under, tipped off its inaugural season on Friday, May 17, at Escola Nº 2055 Quedas de Kalandula

Former NBA (www.NBA.com) Player Muggsy Bogues Attends Launch Event in Luanda; Program to Reach 10,000 Youth Participants This Year Through; Jr. NBA Clinics and STEM Programs. ExxonMobil and NBA Africa today announced the launch of a new Jr. NBA league in Luanda, Angola operated by PanAfricare, a non-profit organization that seeks to improve…