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    • FIFA President Gianni Infantino during his visit to Khartoum, Sudan on February 22, 2021
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Super league - FIFA chief Infantino: "We need to face the problems in football together"

Speaking to AS, the FIFA president offered his thoughts on the Super League, calling for dialogue with the clubs but also saying he understands the potential need for sanctions

In an exclusive interview with AS, FIFA president Gianni Infantino answers questions on the European Super League (ESL) and major clubs' conflict with UEFA, and discusses the issue of sanctions for the 12 breakaway rebels. He also talks about young people’s waning interest in football, clubs’ multi-million-euro losses and the…

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    • The President of the Republic of Zambia, H.E. Dr. EDGAR CHAGWA LUNGU and Prof. Dr. Frank Stangenberg-Haverkamp Chairman of both of Executive Board of E.Merck KG and Merck Foundation Board of Trustees during the 8th edition of Merck Africa Asia Luminary 2021
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Zambia President and Prof. Dr. Frank Stangenberg-Haverkamp inaugurate the 8th edition of Merck Foundation Conference 2021

More than 75,000 participants, healthcare providers, policymakers, and academia from 70 countries attended the Luminary

Merck Foundation (www.Merck-Foundation.com) annual conference was inaugurated by the President of the Republic of Zambia, H.E. Dr. EDGAR CHAGWA LUNGU and Prof. Dr. Frank Stangenberg-Haverkamp Chairman of both of Executive Board of E.Merck KG and Merck Foundation Board of Trustees; The 8th Edition of “Merck Foundation Africa Asia Luminary” was…

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    • International ‘Contest Against Corona’ 2.0 by GIZ fights Covid-19 with Educational Quiz Game - EN
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International ‘Contest Against Corona’ 2.0 by GIZ fights Covid-19 with Educational Quiz Game

The GIZ’s digital learning project ‘atingi’ launches innovative Covid-19 information campaign in MENA, Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia

The fun, gamified Covid-19 international information campaign ‘Contest Against Corona’ (https://contest.atingi.org) is now back this April 21st-May 21st, after reaching 100.000 participants in 54 countries with the first contest in December. The contest is sponsored by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) and organized by atingi (www.atingi.org),…

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The 8th edition of the NollywoodWeek film festival goes global: Selection includes films from other African countries and the African Diaspora

The films in this year’s line-up will be available to a global online audience from May 6-9, 2021

NollywoodWeek film festival (www.NWff.eventive.org), the first and only Nigerian film festival organized in Paris has taken its 8th edition online. The films in this year’s line-up will be available to a global online audience from May 6-9, 2021. This year’s selection has expanded beyond Nigeria to include high quality, thought provoking,…

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WHO and the International Organisation of the Francophonie (IOF) sign Memorandum of Understanding to strengthen access to health in Francophone countries

Promoting COVID-19 vaccine equity, fighting malaria and advancing universal health coverage are key elements of the memorandum

The World Health Organization and the International Organisation of the Francophonie (IOF) today signed a memorandum of understanding to scale up collaboration and boost access to health services in Francophone countries. The agreement, finalized at a ceremony held at the WHO Headquarters in Geneva, focuses on advancing universal health coverage, fighting…

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African Development Bank provides $320 000 in grant funding to mainstream gender in Economic Community of West African States' (ECOWAS) digital financial operations

The grant will be disbursed through the Africa Digital Financial Inclusion Facility, a blended finance vehicle, supported by the Bank

The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank (www.AfDB.org) has awarded a grant of $320, 535 to the West African Monetary Agency to mainstream gender in ECOWAS’ core digital financial services (DFS) regulatory frameworks. The funds will support a gender gap analysis of several WAMA strategies including those for…

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Nizzolo leads Team Qhubeka ASSOS at Etoile de Bessèges

Team Qhubeka ASSOS, Africa’s only UCI-registered WorldTour team, will have the European and Italian Giacomo Nizzolo leading our charge at our opening race of the season – Etoile de Bessèges

The selection for the race sees a raft of new faces, spearheaded by Nizzolo, who recently his 32nd birthday. Among his support will be long-term friend Matteo Pelucchi, who makes his first start for Team Qhubeka ASSOS (TeamQhubeka.com). Lukasz Wisniowski has impressed during the team’s recent training camp in Spain…

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As part of the Sustainable Markets Initiative, HRH The Prince of Wales, announces the ‘Terra Carta’ – a charter that puts sustainability at the heart of the private sector

The Terra Carta sets out a ten-point action plan for businesses reflecting HRH’s year convening ‘coalitions of the willing’ across industries around the world

HRH The Prince of Wales’s urgent appeal comes as The Prince marks 50 years of campaigning for the environment; Marking a year since HRH announced his Sustainable Markets Initiative (www.Sustainable-Markets.org) at Davos, the Terra Carta (www.Sustainable-Markets.org/Terra-Carta) offers the basis of a recovery plan to 2030 that puts Nature, People and Planet…

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Merck Foundation CEO and African First Ladies announce the winners of their “Merck Foundation More Than a Mother” Africa Media Recognition Awards 2020 to break Infertility Stigma

Very proud to recognize and appreciate professional journalists who became the voice of the voiceless and the storytellers of infertile women and break the stigma around them and also raised awareness about male infertility

Merck Foundation (https://www.Merck-Foundation.com), the philanthropic arm of Merck KGaA Germany announced the winners of ‘Merck Foundation More Than a Mother’ Africa Media Recognition Awards 2020. The awards were announced by Merck Foundation CEO in partnership with the First Ladies of Zimbabwe, Zambia, Sierra Leone, Nigeria, Niger, Namibia, Mozambique, Malawi, Liberia, Guinea…

Energy Capital & Power
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Dealmakers Gather in Paris: Africa Oil & Power (AOP) brings Euro Finance and African Power and Exploration & Production (E&P) Deals to Table in June 2021

The event is entirely dedicated to getting major commitments committed and signed between European investors and African companies and governments

Africa Oil & Power (www.AfricaOilAndPower.com) will host Francophone African government delegations and European financiers at the first AOP Investor Forum to be held in Paris; the event is entirely dedicated to getting major commitments committed and signed between European investors and African companies and governments; the event will promote continued synergy…