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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…

Africa Oil & Power Conference
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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…

Source: World Rugby |

Rugby’s greatest of the decade recognised at World Rugby Awards Special Edition

Special edition also featured rugby’s heroes of the pandemic

Richie McCaw and Jessy Trémoulière take home 15s Player of the Decade Awards; Portia Woodman and Jerry Tuwai win Sevens Player of the Decade categories; Jamie Heaslip and Portia Woodman tries voted as best of the decade; Two stellar 15s Teams of the Decade selected by the World Rugby Awards panel highlight the…

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APO Group Announces finalists for the 2020 APO Group African Women in Media Award

The winner will be bestowed with a USD2,500 cash prize, and online courses from one of the most respected international universities

APO Group (www.APO-opa.com), the leading pan-African communications and business consultancy, have shortlisted five journalists to win the APO Group African Women in Media Award 2020. The award recognizes, celebrates, and empowers African women in the media who support female entrepreneurship throughout the continent.    The judging panel for the APO Group African…

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Round Table for the Financing of CEMAC Integration Projects – Paris, 16 & 17 November 2020

CEMAC takes up the Challenge and Mobilizes 3.8 Billion Euros to Finance Integration Projects in the CEMAC zone

After two days spent in Paris meeting with representatives of the French Government, heads of community institutions, representatives of international institutions, donors and private investors, CEMAC (http://www.CEMAC.int/) can boast of significant economic success. Under the leadership of HE Mr. Clément MOUAMBA, Prime Minister, Head of Government of the Republic of…

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Merck Foundation to announce journalists in Africa and Latin America for best media coverage of coronavirus, as winners of “Stay at Home” Media Recognition Awards

Merck Foundation to advance Media capacity in Africa to improve their standard of reporting and advocating for Health, Social and Economic issues in their countries

During a video conference, Dr. Rasha Kelej conducted the Merck Foundation (http://www.Merck-Foundation.com) Award Ceremony to celebrate the Winners of Africa and Latin America “Stay at Home” Media Recognition Awards and welcome them to Merck Foundation Alumni;  81 Winners from 28 African Countries and 16 Winners from 4 Latin American Countries…

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Rugby World Cup 2021 Draw to be confirmed in Auckland next week

RWC 2021 Draw to be broadcast live on SPARK from 07:30 NZT / 18:30 GMT (19 November)

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern to join Melodie Robinson, Dr Farah Palmer and Dan Carter as RWC 2021 ball presenters; RWC 2021 Draw to be broadcast live on SPARK from 07:30 NZT / 18:30 GMT (19 November); Elma Smit and Ugo Monye to host exclusive online RWC 2021 Draw Show via…

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Coronavirus - Africa: Outbreak Brief #42 - Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Pandemic

Six countries account for approximately 83% of the new COVID-19 cases reported

Outbreak Update: Since the last brief (27 October 2020), 3,434,225 new confirmed [1] coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases and 40,289 new deaths have been reported globally. To date, a total of 46,412,100 COVID-19 cases and 1,193,177 related deaths (case fatality rate (CFR): 2.6%) have been reported from 219 countries and territories.…

World Rugby
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New Report Highlights Global Rise in Rugby Interest in 2019

A new global study from Nielsen has recorded 877 million followers and 405 million fans of rugby union worldwide in 2019

Rising rugby interest in Africa is not limited to just South Africa, and several emerging nations, particularly Zimbabwe and Namibia, have shown impressive growth In Namibia and Zimbabwe, 50 per cent of people are interested in rugby; 23 per cent of people in Kenya are very interested in rugby In…