Source: Fédération internationale de football association (FIFA) |

FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023™: record number of member associations move forward with bidding process

FIFA is pleased to confirm that it has received nine registrations in connection with the bidding process for the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023, namely from the following member associations (in alphabetical order by country): ·  Argentinian Football Association ·  Football Federation Australia ·  Bolivian Football Association ·  Brazilian Football…

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan |

Assistance to Uganda in Developing a Strategic Anti-Poaching Outpost for Elephants

The elephant population has been increasing steadily over the last twenty years, since being reduced by poaching to below 400 elephants in 1988

On Thursday, April 12, Handover Ceremony of a Strategic Anti-Poaching Outpost for Elephants was held in the Queen Elizabeth National Park in Uganda. This project was funded by the Government of Japan in cooperation with the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES). The…

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Source: AIPS Africa |

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…

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan |

The situation of Libya

Statement by Foreign Press Secretary Takeshi OSUGA

Japan is deeply concerned that violence has been claiming many lives and caused injuries in the neighborhood of Tripoli on 5 April and afterwards. Japan calls on all parties concerned to stop immediately all military operations. There is no military solution to the conflict in Libya. Japan believes that the…

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Société Générale and Ghana Rugby to build character in Ghana together

Société Générale is also the official banker of Ghana Rugby and is a major partner of the Rugby World Cup in Japan later this year

Société Générale Ghana and Ghana Rugby (http://GhanaRugby.org) announced their intention to build character for youth together based on the World Rugby “Get Into Rugby” (GIR) youth development programme that is underpinned by the Rugby values of integrity, passion, solidarity, discipline and respect. The announcement was made at the Secretariat of…

Source: International Organization for Migration (IOM) |

Sierra Leonean Youth to Benefit from Japan, IOM Partnership

The new project will contribute to youth and women’s empowerment through vocational and entrepreneurship skills training

At least 2,000 Sierra Leonean youths facing chronic unemployment or underemployment will receive market-driven vocational training over the next three years under a project funded by the Government of Japan.  “IOM has a long-standing experience addressing issues related to youth, migration and employment,” said Sanusi Savage, Head of the IOM Office…

Source: African Development Bank Group (AfDB) |

African Development Bank President Akinwumi Adesina leads delegation to IMF-World Bank Spring meetings

The meeting will be attended by other US government officials and investors

African Development Bank (www.AfDB.org) President Akinwumi Adesina is expected in Washington DC, on Monday, to take part in the IMF/ World Bank Spring meetings from 9-12 April. Dr. Adesina and a delegation of senior Bank officials, are expected to meet with US Congresswoman Karen Bass, who serves on the House…

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan |

Visit of Hon. Kitamura, Special Envoy of the Prime Minister and Member of the House of Representatives to the Republic of Senegal

Hon. Kitamura met with representatives of the Japanese community in Senegal and visited Japan’s ODA project sites

From 1 to 3 April, Hon. Seigo Kitamura, a member of the House of Representatives and the Vice-Chairman of the Japan-African Union (AU) Parliamentary Friendship League, made a visit to the Republic of Senegal, as Special Envoy of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, to attend the Presidential Inauguration Ceremony for H.E.…

AIPS Africa
Source: AIPS Africa |

Ghana’s Youth and Sports Minister to open AIPS Africa Congress (by Lawrencia Adjei, AIPS Young Reporter Ghana)

The 6th AIPS Africa Congress, which is expected to bring together journalists from over 25 countries, is being hosted by the Sports Writers Association of Ghana (SWAG)

by Lawrencia Adjei, AIPS Young Reporter Ghana Ghana’s Minister of Youth and Sports (MOYS), Mr. Isaac Kwame Asiamah, will be the special guest at the opening ceremony of the International Sports Press Association (AIPS) Africa Congress in Accra, on Thursday, April 4, at the Accra City Hotel. The 6th AIPS Africa…