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Source: Rugby Africa |

The Africa Women’s Sevens tournament will crown the 2018 African Champions in Botswana

Rugby Africa’s yearly Women’s Sevens tournament will conclude a full week devoted to the place of women in rugby in Gaborone, Botswana

With 10 national teams competing for the title of African Champion, the tournament which will take place on May 26 and 27 is likely to showcase some exciting rugby. It will be preceded by a conference on the theme of the place of women in rugby. 13 African unions’ representatives…

Source: FAO Regional Office for Africa |

Legislators in Africa address food security and nutrition challenges

This follows a Technical Cooperation Project (TCP) signed between FAO and Pan Africa Parliament titled “Strengthening capacities of Parliamentarians in Africa for an enabling environment for Food Security and Nutrition”

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) is strengthening the capacity of Africa Legislators to address food security and nutrition challenges on the continent.   This follows a Technical Cooperation Project (TCP) signed between FAO and Pan Africa Parliament titled “Strengthening capacities of Parliamentarians in Africa for…

Source: The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation |

Comment by the Information and Press Department on the developments in Madagascar

Comment by the Information and Press Department on the developments in Madagascar: Moscow is concerned about reports from Antananarivo on the escalation of the internal political situation in Madagascar following the April 21 clash between opposition activists and police, which claimed human lives. We proceed from the fact that developments…

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Algeria: Committee on Migrant Workers closes its twenty-eighth session

The twenty-ninth session of the Committee will take place from 3 to 12 September 2018 at the Palais Wilson in Geneva, during which the Committee will review the reports of Madagascar and Mozambique

Committee on Migrant Workers closes its twenty-eighth session Adopts Concluding Observations and Recommendations on Situation in Algeria and Guyana, as well as Conclusions on Saint Vincent and the Grenadines in the Absence of a Report The Committee on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of…

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African cities tackle food and nutrition security challenges

Meeting discusses threats brought about by rapid urbanization

More than half of Sub Saharan Africa (SSA) population could be living in urban areas by 2050 posing huge challenges for poor towns and cities, which already face challenges such as poverty and inequalities. These are coupled with growing levels of food insecurity and malnutrition in a context of high…

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Source: Rugby Africa |

A Veritable Score-Fest for the 2018 U20 Junior Barthes Trophy

Namibia is qualified for the U-20 World Cup to be held in Bucharest from 28th August to 9th September 2018

The African Under-20 Rugby Championship took place from March 28th to 31st, 2018. The competition was split into two groups (the North played in Tunisia and South in Namibia) competing at a distance for the African championship title. More than 394 points and 53 tries were scored in 8 matches.…

Source: International Monetary Fund (IMF) |

International Monetary Fund (IMF) Staff Reviews Progress of Madagascar’s Economic Program

Growth is projected to accelerate to 5.0 percent in 2018, led by rising public investment, continued growth in manufacturing, a rebound in agriculture and a recovery in the mining sector

Performance under the ECF-supported program is positive overall. Economic growth is projected at 5.0 percent in 2018, and prudent monetary policy is helping to contain inflation. Scaling-up public investment, accelerating reforms at JIRAMA, and passing laws to strengthen governance are key to advance program priorities. A team from the International…

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Orange aims to become a key player in energy transition in Africa and extends its services to five new countries

Committed to providing access to energy for many years, Orange has chosen to contribute to the challenge of electrifying Africa in countries within its footprint

At the Africa CEO Forum, which is currently being held in Abidjan (Côte d’Ivoire), Orange (www.Orange.com) confirms its desire to become a key player in the energy transition sector in Africa, by providing services directly to the general public or as a wholesaler to public operators. Orange already provides a…

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Rugby: Eight under-20 African national teams compete in the Barthés U20 Trophy for a place in the 2018 Junior World Trophy

From 28th to 31st of March 2018, the Barthés U20 Trophy (for under 20 year olds), will kick-off the Rugby Africa 2018 competition season

The competition was renamed in 2016 in honour of the late Mr. Jean-Luc Barthés who worked tirelessly for fourteen years as Rugby Service Manager for Africa at World Rugby (www.WorldRugby.org) to encourage the development of African rugby. We all know that youth represents the future and it is Africa’s greatest…

African Leadership
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Former President of Madagascar, 25 CEOs Receive African Leadership Awards...Inducted into CEOs Hall of Fame

The two-day event, which was held between 23rd and 24th, February 2018 was a gathering of some of Africa's finest, business and political leaders

As part of its efforts towards promoting entrepreneurship and development in Africa, the African Leadership Magazine U.K. (http://AfricanLeadership.co.uk) recently held her annual African Leadership Magazine Persons of the Year Award. The award which is in its 6th-run was also used to unveil inductees into the inaugural African CEOs Hall of…