Source: Council of the European Union |

Libya: Council adopts conclusions

The Council welcomes the outcome of the Conference for Libya hosted by Italy in Palermo on 12 and 13 November 2018, which followed the Paris Conference held on 29 May 2018

The Council adopted conclusions on Libya. The Council welcomes the outcome of the Conference for Libya hosted by Italy in Palermo on 12 and 13 November 2018, which followed the Paris Conference held on 29 May 2018. The Council states that the status quo in Libya is a prevalent source…

Forbes
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Forbes: The Gabonese Journalist Who Built A Multi-Million Dollar Media Relations Company

Forbes interviews the founder of APO Group, a leading media relations consulting firm and press release distribution service in Africa and the Middle East

Franco-Gabonese entrepreneur Nicolas Pompigne-Mognard is the founder of the APO Group (www.apo-opa.com), a leading media relations consulting firm and press release distribution service in Africa and the Middle East. The company, which Pompigne-Mognard founded in 2007, employs close to 80 employees across its offices in Switzerland, Dubai, Senegal and Hong…

Kenya Rugby Union (KRU)
Source: Kenya Rugby Union (KRU) |

Shujaa Finish 13th as curtains fall on CapeTown7s

Their day two kicked off with the Challenge Trophy Quarterfinal where they lost 31-34 to Argentina, the eventual Challenge Trophy winners. This loss automatically dropped them to the 13th place semi final where they played the loser of the third Challenge Trophy between Canada and Zimbabwe

Shujaa (ShujaaPride.com) wrapped up their Cape Town7s campaign two positions higher than they did in Dubai7s last weekend. The team finished in the third place after seeing off Wales Rugby 33-26 in the final. Their day two kicked off with the Challenge Trophy Quarterfinal where they lost 31-34 to Argentina, the…

Source: African Development Bank Group (AfDB) |

Huge desert solar initiative to make Africa a renewables power-house

Solar projects stretching across the Sahel region are expected to connect 250m people with electricity by tapping into the region’s abundant solar resource

The details of the “Desert to Power Initiative” have been outlined as part of the Paris Agreement climate change talks at COP24 in Katowice, Poland this week. Energy poverty in Africa is estimated to cost the continent 2-4 % GDP annually, according to the African Development Bank (AfDB) (www.AfDB.org), which…

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    • H.E. MADAM BRIGITTE TOUADERA, The First Lady of Central African Republic and Dr. Rasha Kelej, CEO of Merck Foundation & President, Merck More Than a Mother during their special meeting with more than 100 infertile women (2)
    • H.E. MADAM BRIGITTE TOUADERA, The First Lady of Central African Republic, Dr. Rasha Kelej, CEO of Merck Foundation & President, Merck More Than a Mother and Dr Pierre Somse ,Minister of Health and Population C.A.R. addressing the group of infertile women (3)
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Merck Foundation CEO together with The First Lady of Central African Republic meets 100 infertile women

Merck Foundation awards the First Lady of Central African Republic to acknowledge her efforts to empower infertile women as ambassador for Merck More than a Mother

Merck Foundation (Merck-Foundation.com) underscored their partnership with the First Lady and ministry of Health of Central African Republic - C.A.R.; Merck Foundation awards the First Lady of Central African Republic to acknowledge her efforts to empower infertile women as ambassador for Merck More than a Mother. Merck Foundation CEO, Dr.…

Source: Africa Regional Media Hub |

Media Advisory | December 6, 2018 Telephonic Press Briefing with Assistant Secretary of State for the Bureau of African Affairs, Tibor P. Nagy, Jr.

The moderator will facilitate the Q and A among the connected callers

EVENT: Please join us on Thursday, December 6, 2018 at 11:30 UTC| 13:30 SAST| 14:30 EAT for a telephonic press briefing with Assistant Secretary of State for the Bureau of African Affairs, Tibor P. Nagy, Jr. Assistant Secretary Nagy will speak to us from Nairobi, Kenya to discuss U.S. policy in Africa and…

Source: Republic of South Africa: Department of Government Communication and Information |

Minister Pandor and Dr Carolissen to brief media on the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) 2019 Application Cycle

The briefing will focus on the total number of the applications received for 2019 as well other relevant information

The Minister of Higher Education and Training, Mrs Naledi Pandor, and the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) Administrator, Dr Randall Carolissen will brief media on the NSFAS 2019 application cycle. The briefing will focus on the total number of the applications received for 2019 as well other relevant information…

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the People's Republic of China |

Media Statement: Informal BRICS Leaders' Meeting on the Margins of the G20 Summit

We recognize the importance of infrastructure for development and commit to contribute to bridging the global infrastructure gap

Media Statement: Informal BRICS Leaders' Meeting on the Margins of the G20 Summit: 1. We, the Heads of State and Government of the Federative Republic of Brazil, the Russian Federation, the Republic of India, the People's Republic of China and the Republic of South Africa, met on 30 November 2018 for…

APO Group
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APO Group Appoints Former Orange Africa and Middle East Senior Executive as CEO

Lionel Reina’s appointment is a signal of the company’s ambitions as it moves into the next phase of its development

APO Group (www.apo-opa.com), the leading media relations consultancy and press release distribution service in Africa and the Middle East, today announced the appointment of Lionel Reina as Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Picture of Lionel Reina: https://bit.ly/2BK9fhX   Founder and 100% owner of APO Group, Nicolas Pompigne-Mognard, 43, will become Chairman. His…

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Merck Foundation awarded the First Lady of Central African Republic to acknowledge her efforts as “Merck More Than a Mother” Ambassador

Merck Foundation awarded the First Lady of Central African Republic to acknowledge her efforts as “Merck More Than a Mother” Ambassador

Merck Foundation (www.Merck-Foundation.com), the philanthropic arm of Merck Germany met The First Lady of Central African Republic – C.AR., H.E. MADAM BRIGITTE TOUADERA to underscore their commitment to build healthcare capacity in the country. The discussion was led by Prof. Dr. Frank Stangenberg Haverkamp, Chairman of the Executive Board of E. Merck…