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Herbert Mensah puts his hand up for Rugby Africa Presidency

Herbert Mensah spoke about the nomination and about Rugby in Africa after the nomination was submitted

Mr Herbert Mensah, President and Board Chairman of Ghana Rugby, was nominated today by the Board of the Ghana Rugby Football Union (GRFU) (https://GhanaRugby.org) for the position of President of the World Rugby continental body, Rugby Africa. Rugby Africa will be electing a new EXCO at an Annual General Meeting…

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Conquerors unbeaten in Ghana Rugby Championship

Conquerors now lead the Pool A log with 15 points followed by Accra Rugby Club

The incumbent champions of the Ghana Rugby Club Championship (GRCC), Conquerors SC, continued their unbeaten streak in Accra on Sunday 10 February 2019 when they beat challenger Dansoman Hurricanes convincingly 31-3 at the St Thomas Aquinas SHS pitch. Conquerors now lead the Pool A log with 15 points followed by…

Source: Royal Norwegian Embassy in Kampala |

Prime Minister Solberg's Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Moment

The Prime Minister met with several African Heads of States and Governments and participated in key events, such as the African Leadership Meeting on investing in health

On 9-10 February, Norway’s Prime Minister, H.E. Erna Solberg, visited Addis Ababa where the annual AU Summit took place. Norway is a close partner to the AU, recently illustrated by the establishment of a new Permanent Mission of Norway to the AU. The Prime Minister met with several African Heads…

Source: Delegation of the European Union to Ghana |

Wildlife Census and Staff Training at Mole Park – Ghana March/April 2019

Biodiversity is the key indicator of the health of an ecosystem

Background The Mole Park was established in 1958 as a Wildlife Reserve and gazetted as a national park in 1971. The park which is Ghana's largest protected area is home to key wildlife species and population, some of each globally endangered or threatened and as such, an important site for…

Source: UK Department for International Trade |

UK using mining heritage to secure sustainable development in Africa

Department for International Trade (DIT) panel discussion at Africa's biggest mining conference, Mining Indaba, encourages a responsible approach to mining

On the 6 February 2019, visitors to the biggest mining conference in Africa, Mining Indaba, were invited to an industry dialogue between important figures in mining, agriculture, finance and government. This panel discussion, hosted by the UK’s Department for International Trade (DIT) aimed to: •  forge a holistic, responsible approach…

Source: Investisseurs & Partenaires (I&P) |

Investisseurs & Partenaires announces the second closing of the fund I&P Afrique Entrepreneurs 2

To date, I&P Afrique Entrepreneurs 2 (IPAE 2) has invested in four SMEs and aims to support more than thirty companies in Sub-Saharan Africa by 2022

The impact investing group Investisseurs & Partenaires (www.IETP.com), dedicated to small and medium-sized African companies, carried out the intermediate closing of its fund I&P Afrique Entrepreneurs 2 (IPAE 2), reaching a total amount of 75 million euros. To date, IPAE 2 has invested in four SMEs and aims to support…

Source: The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) |

Applications for 2019 UN Global Climate Action Awards Now Open

The award, the focus of United Nations Climate Change’s Momentum for Change initiative, recognizes the most innovative projects in the field of climate action

Starting today, organizations, cities, industries, universities, governments, and others taking bold leadership on climate change can nominate their work for a UN Global Climate Action Award. The award, the focus of United Nations Climate Change’s Momentum for Change initiative, recognizes the most innovative projects in the field of climate action.…

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Peace Hyde profiled on Fox News for transformative work with Aim Higher Africa

In the recent Fox News interview, the former UK based science teacher talks about her inspirational journey from the streets of Accra to building one of the most recognizable educational brands focused on the grassroots in Africa

From the streets of Accra to the tech hub of Yaba, leading education non-profit, Aim Higher Africa has continued to shape and lead the discourse of providing quality education to unemployed, impoverished and grassroots entrepreneurs in local communities across Africa. The charity organization, which was founded by Forbes Africa Head…

Source: WHO Regional Office for Africa |

WHO supports Five Countries to fight Lassa Fever Outbreaks

The largest outbreak thus far has affected 16 states in Nigeria

With five countries in Western Africa reporting outbreaks of Lassa fever, the World Health Organization (WHO) has scaled up its efforts to support the region’s response to the disease. While these outbreaks are occurring during the Lassa fever season in countries where the disease is endemic, the speed of escalation…

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Marriott International continues expansion across Africa with three new deal signings

Anticipated new hotels will mark debut in Liberia while strengthening presence in Morocco and Ghana

From the Forum de l'Investissement Hôtelier Africain in Marrakech, Marriott International (www.Marriott.com) announced three new deal signings across North and West Africa, reinforcing the company’s commitment to expanding its presence across the continent. The new deal signings highlight the company’s growth in Morocco and Ghana, while marking its debut in Liberia.…