Source: Zambia Rugby Union (ZRU) |

Rugby: Zambia ready to face Zimbabwe in Victoria Cup 2019

The two Nations have been playing against each other in a 2 leg Tournament called the Elgon Cup

The recently announced re-introduction of the Victoria Cup will certainly raise the standards of rugby in Zambia, this comes from the footage of the game between Neighbors Kenya and Uganda who faced off in Nairobi on the weekend of Saturday 22nd June, 2019. The two Nations have been playing against…

Kenya Rugby Union (KRU)
Source: Kenya Rugby Union (KRU) |

Kenya U20 delegation Heads to Brazil for World Rugby U20 Trophy Championship

Kenya will be up against fellow upcoming giants, Uruguay, Japan and hosts Brazil during their stay in Sao Paolo

The Kenya U20 delegation traveling to Brazil on 4th July for the World Rugby U20 Trophy Championship has been named by the Head Coach Paul Odera. The side lifted the Africa U20 Trophy in April at the KCB Sports Club after beating the defending Champions Namibia 21-18. This is the second…

Source: United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) |

Access to basic sanitation still lagging for millions in Eastern and Southern Africa

UNICEF convenes sanitation stakeholders to strengthen regional and local markets for equitable access for children and their families

Despite the progress towards ensuring basic sanitation services for all, access still eludes many. According to recent estimates, over half of the global population or 4.2 billion people across the world lack safe sanitation, 701 million use unimproved facilities, and 673 million people practice open defecation (WHO/UNICEF JMP, 2019).   As…

Source: Zimbabwe Rugby Union (ZRU) |

Zimbabwe Rugby Union (ZRU) announces the Sables training squad for the Victoria Cup

The four nations tournament features Kenya, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe

The Zimbabwe Rugby Union (ZRU) today announced the Sables training squad for the Victoria Cup. Sables gets into camp on Monday the 3rd of July in preparation for the four nations tournament which features Kenya, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe. The Victoria Cup has been revived this year after the cancellation of…

Canon Central and North Africa (CCNA)
Source: Canon Central and North Africa (CCNA) |

The Canon Discovery Week: A journey of experiential activations, value deals, support, creativity and quality

Canon in Nairobi to invite Kenyans to experience a week of discovery with Canon Academy workshops on wildlife & portrait photography

Canon Central and North Africa (CCNA) (www.Canon-CNA.com) a leader in imaging solutions, has launched the Canon Discovery Week in Nairobi this Monday. On this occasion a photo safari was organized in Nairobi by the very famous photographers Jonathan and Angela Scott. The Scotts shared their passion for Africa and revealed…

Source: African Development Bank Group (AfDB) |

African Development Bank hosts masterclass on women’s skills in business development

The masterclasses are jointly conducted by the African Development Bank Group and Entreprenarium

The fourth Affirmative Finance Action for Women in Africa (AFAWA)/Entreprenarium masterclass began Monday in Pretoria, South Africa, aimed at improving women’s skills in business development and financial management. 40 business women, who came through an online application process, will attend the two-day masterclass, which will cover financial planning, lean start-up…

Uganda Rugby Union
Source: Uganda Rugby Union |

Uganda defeats Kenya in Elgon Cup

Uganda began on a brighter note with stand in full back Adrian Kasito crossing the chalk after barely 5 minutes to silence the home crowd and to cheer from traveling contingent

Kenya hosted Uganda in the first leg of the Elgon Cup 2019 at Momboleo stadium in Kisumu for the very first time in the 15 years that the Elgon Cup has been held. The game that had a revival of the women’s edition after a 3-year lull began with the…

Source: United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) |

UNHCR Somalia stands in solidarity with millions forced to flee

The campaign invites people to step in solidarity with refugees by either walking, running, dancing, swimming or cycling

On the occasion of World Refugee Day, the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in Somalia pays tribute to the millions of people forcibly displaced all over the world. World Refugee Day is marked on 20 June each year to highlight the courage and resilience of…

Source: U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) |

USAID Administrator Mark Green's remarks on Prosper Africa at the Corporate Council on Africa Conference

Sixty percent of Africans are under 25, and a decade from now there will be about 320 million Africans between the ages of 15 and 24

Thank you for that kind introduction, and thank you for your great leadership.  And a special thanks to Florie Liser, President of the Corporate Council on Africa for inviting me to join you today.  As many of you know, I served as America's Ambassador to Tanzania, Mozambique's beautiful neighbor to…

Source: WHO Regional Office for Africa |

WHO welcomes Egypt’s support to 14 African countries in their fight against hepatitis C

Every year, more than 200 000 people in the WHO African Region are dying from complications of viral hepatitis B- and hepatitis C-related liver disease, including cirrhosis and liver cancer

Egypt has announced that it would be providing hepatitis C testing and treatment for one million peo-ple in 14 African countries. Speaking at the opening of the African Hepatitis Summit 2019, currently underway in Kampala, Uganda, HE Dr Hala Zaid, the Egyptian Minister of Health and Population, stated that the…