Source: Greenpeace |

Greenpeace Africa applauds courageous climate strikes

Africa is humbled and inspired by the thousands upon thousands of school children coming out today to demand action on the climate crisis

Today, school students engaged in an inspirational wave of activism across the world, striking for action on climate change in more than 2050 places in 123 countries across the world including South Africa, Namibia, Madagascar, Kenya, Tanzania, Senegal, Ghana, Nigeria, and even Antarctica. In response, Greenpeace Africa (www.Greenpeace.org/africa) has said: “As…

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Source: Embassy of the Republic of Poland in Pretoria |

The Embassy of the Republic of Poland in Pretoria takes part in the Francophone Festival 2019

The grand opening of the Francophone Festival 2019 took place on 9 March 2019 in Pretoria, at the Pro Arte Alphen Park secondary school

The Francophonie Festival has been organized in South Africa since 2010 at the initiative of the French Embassy in South Africa and the Alliance Française in Pretoria in cooperation with the countries of the Francophone and Francophic communities, members and associates, of the International Organization of Francophonie. This year, the…

APO Group
Source: APO Group |

APO Group named the Official Newswire for One Planet Summit

The Summit will be held in Nairobi, Kenya on 14th March and will involve keynote speeches from French President Emmanuel Macron and UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres

APO Group (www.APO-opa.com), the leading media relations consultancy and press release distribution service in Africa and the Middle East, has been named the Official Newswire of the One Planet Summit (www.OnePlanetSummit.fr/en) - a unique platform dedicated to financial initiatives that brings attention to global climate change. More than 450 delegates are…

Ghana Rugby Football Union
Source: Ghana Rugby Football Union |

Ghana and Nigeria Rugby Announces Annual President's Cup

The first President's Cup will be played this year between two President XV teams of the rugby nations on 27 April in Accra-Ghana and on 4 May in Lagos-Nigeria

The Ghana Rugby Football Union (Ghana Rugby) (http://GhanaRugby.org/) and the Nigerian Rugby Football Federation (NRFF) Presidents, Messrs Herbert Mensah and Kelechukwu Mbagwu, announced the creation of an annual President's Cup that will be played on a home-and-away basis. The first President's Cup will be played this year between two President XV…

The World Bank Group
Source: The World Bank Group |

20 Top Francophone African Start-Ups Enter World Bank Group Tech Acceleration Program

L’Afrique Excelle's start-ups specialize in tech solutions for the African market designed to expand reach and access to services

Twenty of the most promising Francophone African tech start-ups will participate in the L’Afrique Excelle (Afrique-Excelle.com) residency in Mali, a full-week bootcamp set to kick off the Francophone edition of the World Bank Group’s XL Africa (www.XL-Africa.com), tech start-up accelerator. From March 24 to 30, entrepreneurs will have the opportunity to…

The World Bank Group
Source: The World Bank Group |

20 Top Francophone African Start-Ups Enter World Bank Group Tech Acceleration Program

L’Afrique Excelle's start-ups specialize in tech solutions for the African market designed to expand reach and access to services

Twenty of the most promising Francophone African tech start-ups will participate in the L’Afrique Excelle (Afrique-Excelle.com) residency in Mali, a full-week bootcamp set to kick off the Francophone edition of the World Bank Group’s XL Africa (www.XL-Africa.com), tech start-up accelerator. From March 24 to 30, entrepreneurs will have the opportunity to…

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Korea |

Foreign Minister Hosts Working Luncheon for African Ambassadors to Republic of Korea (ROK)

The first exchange event in 2019 between the Minister and the diplomatic corps in the ROK took place to discuss effective ways to broaden the ROK’s diplomatic horizon to Africa

1. Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha hosted a working luncheon for dean of the African diplomatic corps in the Republic of Korea -- Ambassador from the Gabonese Republic Carlos Boungou -- and Ambassadors from other African countries to the ROK at her official residence on March 8. 2. The first exchange…

Nigeria Rugby Football Federation (NRFF)
Source: Nigeria Rugby Football Federation (NRFF) |

Nigeria to host Rugby Africa Silver Cup 2019

The Tournament will be held from 6th – 17th June, 2019 and is a huge opportunity to greatly increase Rugby’s awareness in the country

Rugby Africa has confirmed Nigeria to host the Africa Silver Cup 2019 Pool A Tournament in Lagos in June which will see Nigeria play host to Madagascar, Botswana and Ghana. The Tournament will be held from 6th – 17th June, 2019 and is a huge opportunity to greatly increase Rugby’s…

Source: World Food Programme (WFP) |

Celebrating the fourth Africa Day of School Feeding with renewed commitment

The three-day event hosted by the African Union and the government of Cote d’Ivoire is an arena for governments to celebrate gains and confirm future plans for school feeding programmes across Africa

African leaders are gathering this week in Abidjan to celebrate Africa Day of School Feeding. The three-day event hosted by the African Union and the government of Cote d’Ivoire is an arena for governments to celebrate gains and confirm future plans for school feeding programmes across Africa. The UN World Food…

UN Political and Peacebuilding Affairs
Source: UN Political and Peacebuilding Affairs |

Security Council High-level Debate: "Silencing the Guns in Africa: How can the association between the UN and AU contribute to a continent free of conflict?", Under-Secretary-General Rosemary A. DiCarlo

Silencing the Guns is an initiative to promote prevention, management and resolution of conflicts in Africa

Mr. President, Thank you for the opportunity to address the Council on this important initiative: Silencing the Guns in Africa. I would like to commend the Equatorial Guinean Presidency for organizing this debate. Silencing the Guns is an initiative to promote prevention, management and resolution of conflicts in Africa.  It…