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The future of Rugby in Africa discussed at a meeting of Presidents in London

Rugby Africa EXCO Members attended meetings in London with members of World Rugby and Rugby Europe to discuss global projects and the development of African rugby

The President of Rugby Africa (www.RugbyAfrique.com), Mr Khaled Babbou, attended meetings in London on the 16th of April, with his counterpart from Rugby Europe, Mr Octavian Morariu, and members of World Rugby to discuss the  project of a World Rugby Nations Championship and its implications for Tier 2 and Tier…

Source: Africa Regional Media Hub |

Thirty-seven young women from across Africa graduate from "Women in African Power" Program

This training equips a new generation of women leaders to contribute to Africa’s energy sector

After a month-long intensive training, 37 hand-picked women from 22 countries across Africa will graduate from the Women in African Power (WiAP) Program.  This training equips a new generation of women leaders to contribute to Africa’s energy sector. This prestigious graduation will be attended by the Minister in the Presidency…

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USA Congratulates Oyster Pickers for Successful Closed Season

Located in the Tsokomey community of the Ga South Municipal Assembly, both are local, community-led, non-governmental organizations committed to protecting Ghana’s oyster stock

On April 15, the United States of America congratulated the Densu Oyster Pickers’ Association (DOPA) and the Development Action Association (DAA) for the successful completion of the second annual oyster harvesting closed season. Located in the Tsokomey community of the Ga South Municipal Assembly, both are local, community-led, non-governmental organizations committed…

Source: African Development Bank Group (AfDB) |

Agriculture Fast Track Fund to launch 17 new projects in support of agribusiness Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in Ghana and seven other African countries

The Agriculture Fast Track Fund (AFT) is managed by the Agriculture and Agro-Industry Department of the African Development Bank

Who: The African Development Bank What: Launch of 17 new grant projects funded by the Agriculture Fast Track Fund (AFT) (https://bit.ly/2P94vrr) Date: Wednesday, 17 April 2019, from 9:00 – 11:00am Venue: African Development Bank, Ghana Country Office, Ridge, Accra. The African Development Bank (www.AfDB.org) will launch 17 new grant projects…

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African Development Bank Business Opportunity Seminar - Investing in partnerships for Africa’s transformation

Ethical business model key to successful project delivery by the African Development Bank - participants

The African Development Bank (www.AfDB.org) held a Business Opportunity Seminar (BOS) focused on strengthening and fostering the engagement of the business sector and of other stakeholders to effectively support investment in infrastructure and human development projects. Seeking strategic alliances and potential business opportunities with the Bank, the participants, private-sector representatives, civil…

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2019 Rugby Africa Silver Cup Cancelled indefinitely

The cancellation became imminent following Kwese Sports premature termination of sponsorship contract leaving Rugby Africa without adequate funding for the year 2019

Rugby Africa President, Khaled Babbou has notified Unions on the decision of Rugby Africa EXCO to cancel this year’s Silver Cup due to hold at the Lagos Polo Club, Ikoyi in Lagos Nigeria. The Silver Cup Pool A was scheduled to be played between Nigeria, Ghana, Madagascar and Botswana whilst…

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Communique of the Africa Section of the International Sports Press Association (AIPS-Africa) at its 6th Congress in Accra on April 6th 2019

The congress advised its members across the globe to conduct themselves in a professional manner by staying factual and balanced in their reportorial output

The Africa section of the International Sports Press Association (AIPS) (http://AIPSAfrica.com) held its 6th congress in the Ghanaian capital of Accra from April 3rd to 6th and came out with the following resolutions ● Building on the decisions reached at its last meeting in Lausanne during the AIPS Congress which…

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Angola’s Aenergy is first African business to receive Anti-Bribery Certificate

The award ISO 37001 is testament proactive anti-bribery measures that indicated how to develop businesses in a transparent way in Africa

One of Africa’s major energy and transportation firms - Aenergy (www.Aenergy.com) - has become the continent’s first business to be recognised by Bureau Veritas for its outstanding work practices. Angola-based Aenergy, which operates the country's largest thermal power plant and provides locomotive engines for the nation’s railways, has been awarded…

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DHL brings over 200 global online stores to African consumers with innovative platform

DHL Express has announced the launch of its new mobile and desktop app aimed at improving the online shopping experience for Africa-based consumers

DHL Express (http://www.DHL.com/en.html) launches new online shopping app, DHL Africa eShop (https://www.Africa-eshop.dhl). Demand for world-class online shopping is growing exponentially in Africa. New platform addresses key challenges to accelerate e-commerce growth in sub-Saharan Africa. DHL Express has announced the launch of its new mobile and desktop app aimed at improving the online shopping experience…

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The victory of Kenya over previously unbeaten Namibia

For the first time, Kenya qualifies for the Junior World Trophy which will take place in Sao José Dos Campos, Brazil, from 9th to 21st July, 2019

In Nairobi, the "Chipus", the under-20s Kenyan selection, emerged as victors from the African Under-20 Championship Tournament, beating the Namibians, the previously unconquered title-holders. This was an remarkable victory dislodging Namibia from its throne for the first time. In another surprise of the tournament, Senegal, ranked 4th, managed to beat…