African Energy Chamber
Source: African Energy Chamber |

Equatorial Guinea to boost Opportunities for African Services Companies with Upcoming Oil & Gas Meeting Day

The Oil & Gas Meeting Day will offer the opportunities for African services companies to make deals with regional and international partners

In order to strengthen cooperation amongst African companies, encourage the development of a strong African content and promote joint-venture opportunities, Malabo will be hosting the Oil & Gas Meeting Day on October 1-2, 2019. The summit is part of Equatorial Guinea’s Year of Energy and will focus on exploring opportunities…

Source: World Health Organization (WHO) |

World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General reconvenes International Health Regulations Emergency Committee on the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

The Committee will meet on 17 July, 2019, in Geneva from 12 midday, to ascertain whether the ongoing outbreak constitutes a public health emergency of international concern

WHO Director-General, Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has reconvened an Emergency Committee under the International Health Regulations (IHR) 2005 Emergency Committee on Ebola virus disease in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.   The Committee will meet on 17 July, 2019, in Geneva from 12 midday, to ascertain whether the ongoing…

Source: Department for International Development (DFID) |

New UK aid funding to tackle Ebola in Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC)

The UK has announced fresh support to help deal with the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Speaking at an event about the crisis in Geneva yesterday (Monday 15 July), the International Development Secretary, Rory Stewart, announced funding of up to £50 million to aid the ongoing response in North Kivu and Ituri, eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), as well as helping neighbouring countries to…

Source: Africa Oil Week |

Africa Oil Week turns up heat on deal-making with new features for 2019

This year organisers have crafted a programme that puts deal-making front and centre of the agenda for the 1500+ delegates

For over twenty-five years, Africa Oil Week (www.Africa-OilWeek.com) has acted as a central hub for decision-makers in the African oil and gas sector, bringing together delegates from Marrakesh and Maputo to Lagos and Lusaka in Cape Town each November. Following consultation with two expert advisory boards, and countless interviews with…

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Celebration of the French National Day in Accra - 2019

The celebration took place in a friendly atmosphere, for a precious moment of sharing between our two French and Ghanaian communities

On July 13 2019, the national day of France was celebrated in the gardens of the Residence of France in Accra. The Ambassador, Anne Sophie Avé welcomed members of the political community, traditional leaders, members of the diplomatic corps in Accra, many local personalities and the French community in Ghana.…

WHO Regional Office for Africa
Source: WHO Regional Office for Africa |

Ugandans urged to lead healthy lives to avert the growing burden of Non-Communicable Diseases

The Minister of Health, Dr Jane Ruth Aceng reechoed the President’s message calling on Ugandans to value their health

Uganda recently held the 2nd National Day of Physical Activity under the theme ‘My Health, My Responsibility’. The Guest of Honour, His Excellency President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni called on all Ugandans to take responsibility for their health by adopting healthy lifestyles. The government of Uganda endorsed this day to be…

Source: The World Bank Group |

Launch of the 12th Tanzania Economic Update

The event will be hosted by Ms Bella Bird, World Bank Country Director for Tanzania, Malawi, Somalia and Burundi

The World Bank cordially invites accredited Members of the Media to cover the breakfast launch of the 12th Tanzania Economic Update: “Human Capital: The Real Wealth of Nations.” The event will be hosted by Ms Bella Bird, World Bank Country Director for Tanzania, Malawi, Somalia and Burundi, and will be…

Genesys
Source: Genesys |

Artificial Intelligence (AI) and humans in Customer experience (CX) – not an either/or situation

In the customer journey, artificial intelligence is not set to replace human engagement, but rather to enhance and underpin it

By Merijn te Booij, chief marketing officer (CMO) at Genesys (www.Genesys.com) AI is by far the biggest hype I have seen in my career, and for good reason. It could revolutionise customer experience at a time when experience and service are the final frontier in differentiation. In the entire digital…

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July 17 Briefing on West Africa ― Public Health after the 2014-2016 Ebola Outbreak, with U.S. CDC's Center for Global Health Director Dr. Rebecca Martin

She will provide a briefing on public health progress in West Africa since the 2014-2016 West Africa Ebola outbreak

EVENT: Please join us on Wednesday, July 17, 2019, for a telephonic press briefing with U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Center for Global Health Director Dr. Rebecca Martin. She will provide a briefing on public health progress in West Africa since the 2014-2016 West Africa Ebola outbreak and…

Canon Central and North Africa (CCNA)
Source: Canon Central and North Africa (CCNA) |

Canon Discovery Week continues in Nairobi, with in-store discounts throughout July to further develop relationship with customers

Second edition of Discovery Week well received by Kenyans who came in large numbers to exchange with Canon's experts and improve their knowledge of photography

Canon Central and North Africa (CCNA) (www.Canon-CNA.com) a leader in imaging solutions, launched the Canon Discovery Week in Nairobi the 1st July with a photo safari and Wildlife photography Master Class led by the Canon ambassadors Jonathan and Angela Scott. Discovery Week is a consumer engagement to build a closer…