Source: Republic of South Africa: The Presidency |

President Zuma to Lead Heritage Day Celebrations in Mpumalanga

All cultural groups are celebrated across South Africa on Heritage Day to enhance nation building, social cohesion, national reconciliation, moral regeneration, economic and social development

President Jacob Zuma will on Sunday, 24 September 2017, lead the Heritage Day celebrations in Siyabuswa in the Mpumalanga Province. The national Heritage Day celebrations will be held under the theme "The Year of OR Tambo: Celebrating Our Liberation Heritage". Heritage Day in South Africa embraces the vast cultural diversity…

Source: United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) |

UNAIDS calls to quicken the pace of action to end AIDS

World leaders come together to renew the urgency around ending AIDS as part of the Sustainable Development Goals

The President of Uganda, Yoweri Museveni, in collaboration with UNAIDS, brought together six heads of state or government to accelerate action and get countries on the Fast-Track to end AIDS. World leaders joined around 500 partners from government, the private sector and civil society on the sidelines of the United…

Source: United Nations Interim Security Force for Abyei (UNISFA) |

UNISFA Police selected as International Female Police Peacekeeper 2017

The award was given at the International Women and Law Enforcement Conference in Cairns, Australia on 18 September

Assistant Inspector of Police Annah Chota from Zimbabwe has received the International Female Police Peacekeeper Award for her service and achievements in the United Nations Interim Security Force for Abyei (UNISFA). The award was given at the International Women and Law Enforcement Conference in Cairns, Australia on 18 September. Ms.…

Source: Republic of South Africa: Department of Health |

Media Advisory: World Environmental Health Day 2017

The theme for World Environmental Health Day is Indoor & Outdoor Air Quality

The Department of Health joins the World to commemorate the World Environmental Health Day on the 26-27 September 2017. The theme for World Environmental Health Day is “Indoor & Outdoor Air Quality”. The theme is focused on the effects of poor air quality, including both indoor and outdoor air pollution…

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Source: United Cities and Local Governments of Africa (UCLG Africa) |

Sale Forum: African Local Government Academy, center of excellence for the training and capacity building of Local Elected Officials and Senior Staff of African Local Governments

The forum was attended by more than 400 participants from 58 countries, of which 46 were from countries in Africa

The first forum for local government officials and managers of training institutions who offer training for African local governments took place at the Campus of the International University of Rabat (UIR), located at the Technopolis of Salé (Morocco) on September 18-20, 2017. The forum was dedicated to the theme, "Human Resources…

Source: CRU International Limited |

East and Southern Africa fertilizer and agribusiness leaders come to Maputo to discuss how to boost regional food security and prosperity

The leaders of fertilizer production and trade from across the region will all be participating in discussions

In two weeks over 300 visitors from 28 different countries will join senior government figures and leading industry executives in Maputo, Mozambique. They will all gather to discuss the technical and commercial challenges facing the fertilizer and agribusiness industries in the region. The event is a three-day conference, including a…

Gaming Africa
Source: Gaming Africa |

Major Gaming industry leaders confirmed to speak at the world class Gaming Africa Conference in Johannesburg

Clarion’s decision to launch Gaming Africa follows requests from major industry players for a quality business-to-business event dedicated to meet the specific gaming needs of the continent

Clarion has published the Agenda for the inaugural Gaming Africa Conference, which is taking place across 24 and 25 October in Johannesburg. The agenda, for the free-to-attend business event, is available to download from the dedicated website, www.GamingAfrica.za.com. Created as a networking opportunity for both the industry and its regulators…

MetalZoom.Energy
Source: MetalZoom.Energy |

CryptoMetalExchange© will usurp the dominant fraudulent paper schemes that are currently perpetrated on COMEX and LBMA

MetalZoom.Energy aims to disrupt this system by using open source Lynux Hyperledger Fabric blockchain to enable open bid auctions of Cryptocurrency for metal delivery

MetalZoom.Energy (the “Company”) (www.MetalZoom.energy) advises that it has embarked upon the creation of the world’s first Crypto Metal Exchange. The founder of MetalZoom.Energy Marc Ward tells us “Our Crypto-Metal Exchange will provide a platform for miners to auction physical metal to the global consumer without any interference. The blockchain technology…

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Senegal and France to host Global Partnership for Education Financing Conference

The announcement of the co-hosting was made by Presidents Macky Sall of Senegal and Emmanuel Macron of France at a high-level event on education financing held at the United Nations

The Global Partnership for Education (GPE) (www.GlobalPartnership.org) is delighted that the governments of Senegal (http://APO.af/YrfC9W) and France (http://APO.af/u1FbF9) will co-host its financing conference, which will take place on February 8, 2018 in Dakar, Senegal. The announcement (http://APO.af/ho1CE5) of the co-hosting was made by Presidents Macky Sall of Senegal and Emmanuel Macron of France at…

Source: United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) |

Assisting African countries make the most of their commodities is ECA’s key priority says Karingi

The petrochemicals sector has a huge potential to contribute to Africa’s industrialization, especially given the continent’s endowment in crude oil and natural liquid gas, which are increasingly being discovered in IGAD countries

Assisting African countries to make the most of their commodities, particularly in industrializing to promote growth, job creation and economic transformation is now a strategic priority of the Economic Commission for Africa says Stephen Karingi, Director of the ECA’s Regional Integration and Trade Division (RITD). Mr. Karingi said this in…