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Severus drives African leadership with the launch of limited edition 'African Hero' NFT collection

The African Hero NFT collection launches 21 January 2022, at 7pm UTC on popular NFT marketplace, OpenSea

The new cutting-edge fintech platform Severus (www.Severus.finance) is launching a limited edition NFT collection called ‘African Hero’, to commemorate Africans who have shaped history and to inspire young Africans to build a brighter future. The African Hero NFT collection launches 21 January 2022, at 7pm UTC on popular NFT marketplace,…

Source: Republic of Mauritius |

Mauritius-India: Joint E-inauguration of Social Housing Units and E-launch of the Civil Service College/8MW Solar Photo Voltaic (PV) Farm projects

Mauritius would have never been able to implement projects of such great magnitude in such a short time without the support and assistance of the Government of India

The Prime Minister, Mr Pravind Kumar Jugnauth, and the Prime Minister of the Republic of India, Shri Narendra Modi, who intervened live from New Delhi, proceeded, this afternoon, with the E-inauguration of 956 Social Housing Units and the E-launching of the Civil Service College (CSC) and 8MW Solar Photo Voltaic (PV) Farm projects.  In Mauritius, the official ceremony…

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Constructive talks held with PFA and FIFPRO on future of player welfare

FIFA President Gianni Infantino was joined for the discussion in Manchester, England, by FIFA Chief of Global Football Development Arsene Wenger

FIFA (www.FIFA.com) held constructive dialogue with professional players in the Premier League and Women's Super League today (Thursday 20 January 2022). FIFA President Gianni Infantino was joined for the discussion in Manchester, England, by FIFA Chief of Global Football Development Arsene Wenger. Two-time FIFA Women`s World Cup winner Jill Ellis…

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    • H.E Hailemariam Desalegn, Former Prime Minister, Ethiopia and AWF Board Trustee Member address media queries during the unveiling of the APAC Patrons in Kigali Rwanda
    • Luther Anukur, IUCN, Regional Director - Eastern and Southern Africa address media queries during the unveiling of the APAC Patrons in Kigali Rwanda
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    • (From Left to right) Kaddu Sebunya AWF CEO; H.E Hailemariam Desalegn, Former Prime Minister, Ethiopia and AWF Board Trustee Member; Dr. Jeanne d’Aarc Mujawamariya, Minister Of Environment, Rwanda; Prof. Manasseh Nshuti, Minister Of State In The Ministry Of Foreign Affairs And International Cooperation In Charge Of East African Community and Luther Anukur, IUCN, Regional Director - Eastern and Southern Africa during the media session at the unveiling of the APAC Patrons in Kigali Rwanda
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Government of Rwanda unveils 3 former African Heads of State as patrons for the upcoming inaugural Africa Protected Areas Congress (APAC)

The three former heads of state include H.E Hailemariam Desalegn – former Prime Minister for Ethiopia; H.E Issoufou Mahamadou – former President Niger and H.E Festus Mogae – former President for Botswana

The Government of Rwanda through its Ministry of Environment, this morning unveiled three former African Heads of State as patrons for the upcoming inaugural IUCN Africa Protected Areas Congress (APAC). The three former heads of state include H.E Hailemariam Desalegn – former Prime Minister for Ethiopia; H.E Issoufou Mahamadou –…

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RegTech Africa Conference to drive growth and shape digital economy

Inaugural Advisory Council to promote innovation, diversity and growth across the Continent

The maiden edition of the annual Regtech Africa (www.RegTechAfrica.com) Conference has been slated to hold on Wednesday 25th of May, 2022. The RegTech Africa Conference (www.RegTech.Africa) is the premier gathering of regulators, innovation ecosystem builders, investors, corporates, and government representatives to engage, collaborate and share knowledge around new technologies and…

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Trade Secretary: United Kingdom is Africa's investment partner of choice for green transition

UK hosts second Africa Investment Conference with focus on sustainable investment

UK to host second Africa Investment Conference with focus on sustainable investment to support continent’s transition to clean growth; Government launches Growth Gateway tool to strengthen UK and African business relationships, following record £2.3bn support from UK Export Finance; Video address from Prime Minister Boris Johnson to open virtual event…

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West Africa’s Premier Energy Event Returns for its Second Edition on the 1-2 September 2022

MSGBC Oil, Gas & Power 2022 will build on the success of the 2021 event, uniting regional leaders and global stakeholders in September in Dakar

Under the patronage of H.E. Macky Sall, President of the Republic of Senegal, MSGBC Oil, Gas & Power will once again take place in Dakar, Senegal, with the event serving as a catalyst for investment and multi-sector development in 2022; Representing the region’s official energy event, the conference is proud…

Source: Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) |

The Climate Crisis in Focus as Giorgio Parisi joins FAO’s Nobel Laureates Alliance

The 2021 physics prize winner delivers a lecture on “Science: the headlight on our future”

The climate crisis is posing a growing threat to our food security. Today, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) welcomed Physics Nobel Laureate Giorgio Parisi to join its Nobel Laureates Alliance for Food Security and Peace, an advocacy group that aims to amplify FAO’s work in…

Source: Republic of Mauritius |

Workshop promotes knowledge sharing on mainstreaming Disaster Risk Reduction

The event is jointly organised by the Ministry of Local Government and Disaster Risk Management and the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA)

A two-day workshop of the Disaster Risk Reduction Management Regional Platform (DRRMRP), entitled ‘Knowledge Sharing on Mainstreaming Disaster Risk Reduction’, kicked-off, today, in a hybrid format at Le Labourdonnais Hotel, in Port-Louis. The event is jointly organised by the Ministry of Local Government and Disaster Risk Management and the Japan International…

Source: Ministry of Information, Eritrea |

Eritrea: Congress of youth organization in Italy

At the congress, heads of various national associations and invited guests presented messages of solidarity

The YPFDJ organization in Italy conducted its 5th annual congress in Milano on 16 January. At the congress in which representatives of the organization from various cities of Italy took part, activity report was presented including the work relationship of the organization with other national associations as well as activities conducted…