Arrow Electronics
Source: Arrow Electronics |

Arrow Electronics and Close the Gap Go on a Digital Training Tour through Kenya

Kenya is poised to be a global success story because of its motivated youth, a dynamic private sector and improving infrastructure

Arrow Electronics (www.FiveYearsOut.com) and social enterprise Close the Gap launched its third DigiTruck in August 2018. The DigiTruck is a mobile, solar-powered classroom and enterprise incubator. The new unit serves the Kenyan capital of Nairobi - one of Africa’s commercial hubs and a portal for Africa’s development in the 21st Century.…

Source: Embassy of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, London, UK |

African Union (AU) Technical Committee on Transport, Infrastructure, Energy and Tourism meeting

The meeting considered the nexus between transport, energy and tourism and its relevance for Agenda 2063

The Second Ordinary Session of the African Union Specialized Technical Committee on Transport, Transcontinental Infrastructure, Energy and Tourism (STC-TTIET) took place this week from April 14-18, in Cairo. The meeting was organized by the African Union Commission in collaboration with the Government of the Arab Republic of Egypt to consider…

Source: Kenya Rugby Union (KRU) |

Masinde Muliro storm into the Nakuru10s Cup Quarterfinals

In Division Two Category, the defending champions Top Fry Nakuru II are on course to defending their title after a successful day one

Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology had a 100%-win rate on Day one of the Top Fry Great Rift 10 Aside tournament after beating their opponents Egerton Wasps, Kiambu RFC and KCB RC 22-0, 24-0 and 12-5 respectively. KCB RC finished second in the Pool with two wins and…

Source: Embassy of Ethiopia in Stockholm, Sweden |

Ethiopia Appoints New Defense and Foreign Ministers

All three appointees have since been sworn into office by Chief Justice Meaza Ashenafi in the House of Peoples Representatives

The House of People’s Representatives (HPR)  approved the nominations Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed put forward for three ministerial posts on April 18, 2019. The House approved the appointment of Gedu Andargachew as Minister of Foreign Affairs, Lemma Megresa as Minister of Defense and Engineer Aisha Mohammed as Minister of Urban…

Source: Zambia Rugby Union (ZRU) |

Rugby - Zambia: Bhubesi Pride Tours Zambia

A number of activities have been lined up as a build up to the Grand Final to be hosted by Mine Secondary School on Friday 26th April, 2019 starting at 08hrs

The Bhubesi Pride Foundation (a UK registered charity organisation) will be touring the former mining town of Kabwe in the Central Province of Zambia. Zambia Rugby Union (ZRU) Communications Manager Tom Chaloba reviewed this in an interview. "The Coaches who are drawn from Europe, Asia, Australia and Africa have so…

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

USAID Deputy Administrator Bonnie Glick's Visit To Kenya, Rwanda, and Ethiopia

Glick also participated in discussions with East African entrepreneurs who have grown their businesses with assistance from USAID's East Africa Trade Hub

In Kenya, the Deputy Administrator met with Henry K. Rotich, Cabinet Secretary for the National Treasury, to discuss strengthening the partnership between our countries, with a particular focus on increasing trade.  Deputy Administrator Glick also participated in discussions with East African entrepreneurs who have grown their businesses with assistance from…

Source: United Arab Emirates Ministry of Foreign Affairs & International Coperation |

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (MoFAIC) holds first Youth Circle in Kenya

The UAE’s Ambassador in Kenya, Khalid Khalifa Al-Mualla, and Hashim Mohamed, Principal and CEO Kenya Utalii College participated in the programme titled, "Empowering 100 Women Future Leaders in Hospitality Excellence"

Nearly 100 Kenyan women participants took part in the first-ever training programme organised by the UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, MoFAIC, Youth Council in the Kenyan capital, Nairobi. The UAE’s Ambassador in Kenya, Khalid Khalifa Al-Mualla, and Hashim Mohamed, Principal and CEO Kenya Utalii College participated in…

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…