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Namibia Rugby 2019: High Intensity Camp in Durban - South Africa

Head Coach of the Namibian National Rugby Team, Phil Davies has split the preliminary 50-man training squad into two categories ahead of the 2019 Rugby World Cup

Today, marks exactly 1 month to go to the much anticipated 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan. Sunday, the 18th of August 2019 was exactly a year ago where Namibia beat Kenya at the Hage Geingob Stadium to secure their place in the Rugby World Cup 2019. “It was a…

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#InsideHustle: Meet Kenyan who makes over 1000 USD a day from making film equipment in his home garage

Kihuha trains youth who are in the film industry and has already trained over 40 young people who have expressed interest in the field of filmmaking

On this particular month, we featured Paul Kihuha (also known as Protisa), who makes his own professional filming equipment in his home garage. A unique idea that was born in 2013 after he noticed a challenge in the local industry in terms of getting access to film equipment. Pulse Live…

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Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR), Gender and Climate Change Resilience

This symposium aims to “generate fast-track actions that will be game-changing in building climate change resilience

UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund for East and Southern region is organizing a three-day “Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR), Gender and Climate Change Resilience” symposium to be held on 26-29 August 2019 at the Future Africa - University of Pretoria, South Africa. This symposium aims to “generate…

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UN human rights expert group begins seventh mission to South Sudan, Uganda, Kenya and Ethiopia

The Commissioners also intend to visit camps and settlements for internally displaced persons across the country

Members of the UN Commission on Human Rights in South Sudan will begin their seventh field mission to South Sudan, Uganda, Kenya and Ethiopia today. The mission will take place from 19 to 29 August 2019. The three Commissioners taking part in the mission, Yasmin Sooka (chairperson), Andrew Clapham and…

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Springbok Women qualify for 2021 Women’s Rugby World Cup

The win marked a clean sweep for the Springbok Women in the competition and wrapped up a full-house of points from their three matches

Springbok Women’s coach Stanley Raubenheimer was delighted on Saturday as his charges booked their place in the 2021 Women’s Rugby World Cup in New Zealand with a 39-0 victory against Kenya in the deciding match of the qualifiers at the Bosman Stadium in Brakpan. B-rolls are available here: http://bit.ly/31OcTl7 Audio…

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Women's Rugby World Cup African Qualifiers: South Africa defeated Kenya 39-0 on Saturday in Johannesburg during the Rugby Africa Women’s Cup

South Africa’s Springbok Women secured a victory over the Lionesses of Kenya on Saturday in Johannesburg, South Africa

On Saturday, the Springbok Women played against the Lionesses during the 2019 Rugby Africa (www.RugbyAfrique.com) Women's Cup, a qualifier for the 2021 Women's Rugby World Cup. In an enthralling game, South Africa defeated Kenya 39-0. B-rolls are available here: bit.ly/31OcTl7 The Springbok Women got off to a flying start as they grabbed…

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All set for eighth conference on climate change & development in Africa, says Economic Commission for Africa (ECA)’s Murombedzi

The conference will also help ensure that Africa’s voice is amplified and heard at the summit in New York in September

All is set for the Eighth Conference on Climate Change and Development in Africa (CCDA VIII) which will be held in Addis Ababa from 28-30 August under the theme; ‘Stepping Up Climate Action for Resilient Economies in Africa’. Mr. James Murombedzi, Chief of the African Climate Policy Center (ACPC) of…

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Minister in the Presidency talks about the need for better coordination between the United Nations and the Government

UNHCR (the UN Refugee Agency) hosted their inaugural brunch, Women to Women, yesterday at Sandton Convention Centre in honour of National Women’s Month

The Women’s Business Network for UNHCR (the UN Refugee Agency) hosted their inaugural brunch, Women to Women, yesterday at Sandton Convention Centre in honour of National Women’s Month. The event served as an awareness building and advocacy opportunity to support access to education for refugee youth across Africa. Kristin Davis,…

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Irish Aid support to Young Scientists Kenya

The second Young Scientists Kenya National Science and Technology Exhibition took place at the Kenyatta International Convention Centre in Nairobi from 3-7 August 2019

The competition is closely modelled on the Irish BT Young Scientists and Technology Exhibition and was introduced to Kenya by the Embassy of Ireland in partnership with the Government of Kenya. This year some 460 students produced 220 innovative science projects to compete for the top prize, which includes a…

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The Uganda Rugby Cranes coach named the team that will take on Zambia on 17th July 2019 at Kyadondo Rugby Grounds

The team named has five changes made from the team that played Zimbabwe Sables at Legends Grounds

The Uganda Rugby (http://UgandaRugby.com) Cranes coach, Robert Seguya today named the team that will take on Zambia on 17th July 2019 at Kyadondo Rugby Grounds. While addressing the media at the press conference today, he put emphasis on the confidence he has in the team that was selected. The team…