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High Net-Worth Investors driving Hospitality Sector in Francophone Africa

According to Derycycke, the market is very active with global and regional brands “targeting hotel openings in the majority of the region’s major cities”

Francophone Africa’s burgeoning hospitality market continues to be a critical opportunity for “global hospitality brands and investors,” says the host of the second annual bilingual FrancoReal Property Investment Forum, Kfir Rusin. Taking place in Abidjan on 29 & 30 October 2019, the Summit is hosted by the continent’s leading pan-African…

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Inauguration of the new living space at the French Residence with Roche Bobois

French Ambassador to Namibia hosted a Cocktail to inaugurate the new living space at the French Residence

On the 15th of October 2019, French Ambassador to Namibia hosted a Cocktail to inaugurate the new living space at the French Residence. Entirely redecorated by the French leader in luxury furniture Roche Bobois, H.E. Claire Bodonyi had the pleasure to welcome Sandrine Fanchette, Director and co-owner of Roche Bobois…

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Ghana Rugby Woman Eagles Triumphant in Tunisia

The Ghana Women’s Sevens Eagles were pooled with Botswana, Kenya, and Senegal in Pool A of the competition

The Ghana Rugby Women’s Sevens national team, the Ghana Eagles, were triumphant in Monastir-Tunisia when they won the 2019 Rugby Africa Women’s Challenge Trophy by beating Zambia by 21 to 14 points. Kenya lost the final game to South Africa 14-15, however, they still managed to qualify for the Tokyo…

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    • South African player about to stop the Moroccan attack. South Africa defeated Morocco 42-0.
    • Moroccan and South African player compete for the ball. South Africa defeated Morocco 42-0.
    • Moroccan Player kicks off the second day.
    • Successful defense by South Africa. South Africa defeated Morocco 42-0
    • Morocco and South Africa scrum. South Africa defeated Morocco 42-0
    • Senegalese players build their attack.
    • Madagascar flank sprints down the sideline. Madagascar defeats Senegal 24 – 5
    • Madagascar breaks through Senegalese defense. Madagascar defeats Senegal 24 – 5.
    • Senegalese player attempts to stop the Malagasy on her attack. Madagascar defeats Senegal 24 – 5
    • Malagasy player attempts to tackle the Senegalese. Madagascar defeats Senegal 24 – 5
    • Slick maneuvering by the Senegalese player. Madagascar defeats Senegal 24 – 5.
    • Tunisian players tackles Uganda player while her team mate makes a run with the ball. Tunisia wins 33 – 0 against Uganda.
    • Ugandan and Tunisian players battle for ball possession. Tunisia wins 33 – 0 against Uganda
    • Tunisian player breaks through the Ugandan defense. Tunisia wins 33 – 0 against Uganda
    • Tunisian player tries to shake off Uganda’s last defense. Tunisia wins 33 – 0 against Uganda
    • Kenya player runs down the sideline for a chance to score a try. Kenya defeats Zimbabwe 36 – 5.
    • Kenyan player brought to the ground by the Zimbabwean. Kenya defeats Zimbabwe 36 – 5
    • Kenyan player has her eyes on the ball. Kenya defeats Zimbabwe 36 – 5
    • Kenyan Player runs past the Zimbabwe defenders. Kenya defeats Zimbabwe 36 – 5
    • The tournament ball for the Rugby Africa Women’s Sevens 2019.
    • Ghana Player (in black) tries to keep the ball under control
    • Mauritius breaks through the Ghana defense. Ghana defeats Mauritius 29 – 10.
    • Mauritius and Ghana scrum for the ball. Ghana defeats Mauritius 29 – 10.
    • Mauritius player goes for the try line. Ghana defeats Mauritius 29 – 10
    • Mauritius and Ghana players shake hand after an exciting game. Ghana defeats Mauritius 29 – 10.
    • Botswana player (in Blue and white) attempts to stop the Zambia player
    • Botswana catches the ball. Zambia wins 24 – 5 against Botswana
    • Botswana player looking for a gap. Zambia wins 24 – 5 against Botswana
    • Zambia player breaking through Botswana defense. Zambia wins 24 – 5 against Botswana
    • The Rugby Africa Women’s Sevens 2019 tournament trophy
    • Referee blows the whistle of the game Ghana beat Zambia 21 – 14.
    • Time for a team picture after Ghana’s victory over Zambia 21 – 14.
    • South African players celebrate the victory of the tournament
    • Rugby Africa President, Khaled Babbou, gives Kenyan players silver medals
    • South African players receive gold medals
    • South Africa receives the trophy of the Rugby Africa Women’s Sevens tournament 2019
    • South Africa wins the Rugby Africa Women’s Sevens 2019
    • Kenya receive silver medals and qualify to Tokyo 2020
    • Madagascar receive bronze medals for 3rd place
    • Alongside the tournament, many kids from different schools across Tunisia, gathered for the Get Into Rugby event which was held at the training grounds near the main stadium (1)
    • Alongside the tournament, many kids from different schools across Tunisia, gathered for the Get Into Rugby event which was held at the training grounds near the main stadium (2)
    • Alongside the tournament, many kids from different schools across Tunisia, gathered for the Get Into Rugby event which was held at the training grounds near the main stadium (3)
    • Alongside the tournament, many kids from different schools across Tunisia, gathered for the Get Into Rugby event which was held at the training grounds near the main stadium (4)
    • Alongside the tournament, many kids from different schools across Tunisia, gathered for the Get Into Rugby event which was held at the training grounds near the main stadium (5)
    • Alongside the tournament, many kids from different schools across Tunisia, gathered for the Get Into Rugby event which was held at the training grounds near the main stadium (6)
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South Africa crowned champions and Kenya book their Spot at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics

Kenya managed to book their ticket to the 2020 Olympics as the 2019 Rugby Africa Women’s Sevens comes to an end on its second day

The second day of the 2019 Rugby Africa (RugbyAfrique.com) Women’s Sevens sponsored by Société Générale has come to an end on Sunday and so did the tournament. Kenya lost the final game to South Africa 14-15, however, they still managed to qualify for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. South Africa and Kenya…

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    • Madagascar and Morocco scrumming. Final score: Madgascar 34-0 Morocco
    • Moroccan player sprints with the ball. Final score: Madgascar 34-0 Morocco
    • Tunisia defeated Mauritius 38 – 0: Tunisian player tackles the counterpart from Mauritius
    • Tunisia defeated Mauritius 38 – 0: The Tunisian player sprints to make the goal
    • Tunisia defeated Mauritius 38 – 0: Mauritius players tackles its Tunisian counterpart
    • Zimbabwe trying to hold on to the ball. Zimbabwe defeats Zambia 12-7
    • Zimbabwean player tackles the Zambian to the ground. Zimbabwe defeats Zambia 12-7
    • Zimbabwean player tackling Zambia. Zimbabwe defeats Zambia 12-7
    • Zimbabwe defending their position. Zimbabwe defeats Zambia 12-7
    • South African player brings the Ugandan player to the ground. South Africa took the win over Uganda 32-0
    • South African players attempt to catch up with the Ugandan player. South Africa defeated Uganda 32-0
    • South African player makes a run for the try line. South Africa took the win over Uganda 32-0
    • Referee at the 2019 Rugby Africa Women’s Sevens
    • Ugandan defense stops South African attack. South Africa took the win over Uganda 32-0
    • Nadine Roos from South Africa successfully scores. South Africa took the win over Uganda 32-0
    • Ugandan players clash with the South Africans at the 2019 Rugby Africa Women’s Sevens. South Africa defeated Uganda 32-0
    • Senegalese player catches the ball from a line-out. Senegal defeats Botswana 19-0
    • Try attempt by Botswana with the Senegalese on defense. Senegal defeats Botswana 19-0
    • Botswana player tries to escape the Senegalese grip. Senegal defeats Botswana 19-0
    • Senegalese player sprints down the field alone to score for her team at the 2019 Rugby Africa Women’s Sevens
    • Ghana attempts to stop the Kenya. Kenya defeated Ghana 36-0
    • Kenyan player sprints past Ghanaian player to score. Kenya defeated Ghana 36-0
    • Ghanaian player tries to hold on to the ball while attempting to break away from the Kenyan grip. Kenya defeated Ghana 36-0
    • Ghana loses the ball after a Kenyan tackle from behind. Kenya defeated Ghana 36-0
    • Madagascar and Tunisia scrumming. Final score: Madagascar 34-0 Tunisia
    • Madagascar and Tunisia huddling before the scrum. Final score: Madagascar 34-0 Tunisia
    • Captains of the 12 teams that compete in Monastir, Tunisia at the Rugby Africa Women’s Sevens 2019 tournament. From top left to right: Fatouma Taba (Senegal), Philadelphia Orlando (Kenya), Meriem Mekni (Tunisia), Charlotte Mudoola (Uganda), Kelebogile Bagwasi (Botswana), Martha Banda (Zambia) From bottom left to right: Zineb Talib (Morocco), Céline Lagesse (Mauritius), Precious Marange (Zimbabwe), Hannah Osabea Danso (Ghana), Tantely Razafimahefa (Madagascar), Zintle Mpupha (South Africa)
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2019 Rugby Africa Women’s Seven Kicks Off its First Day on a High Note

The twelve participating African teams embark on their journey towards the Tokyo 2020 Olympics as the first day of the 2019 Rugby Africa Women’s Sevens kicks off in Monastir, Tunisia

The first day of the Africa Women’s Sevens has come to an end in the coastal city of Monastir, Tunisia. 12 teams have set off on the first day of their two-day journey to seek a spot at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics World Rugby Sevens Series. Morocco and Madagascar were…

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Africa Women's Sevens marks next stop on road to Tokyo 2020 Olympics

The Rugby Africa Women’s Sevens will be the third regional qualifier on the road to Tokyo after tournaments in South America and Europe took place in June and July

The Rugby Africa Women’s Sevens tournament, which takes place in Monastir, Tunisia, on 12-13 October will be the next opportunity for a team to qualify for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. The Mustapha Ben Jannet Stadium will host 12 women’s teams across two days as they compete to claim their…

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Ghana Rugby Women's Eagles Ready For Battles In Tunisia

The tournament also serves as a qualifier for 2020 Olympic Games in Japan

The full contingent of the Ghana Rugby ((http://GhanaRugby.org/) Women’s National Sevens Squad has finally arrived in Tunisia when Coach Clement Dennis accompanied by five players arrived in Tunisia via Turkey Airlines this morning. The rest of the squad arrived yesterday under leadership of Rafatu Inusah, Board Member and Women’s Representative…

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Delport names Springbok Women’s Sevens squad for African qualifiers

The tournament will be played in Monastir on 12 and 13 October, when the Imbokodo* will try and book a qualification spot to the HSBC World Rugby Women's Sevens Qualifying tournament

Springbok Women's Sevens coach Paul Delport named an experienced squad to travel to Tunisia for the Rugby Africa Women's Sevens qualifier event, to be played this weekend. The tournament will be played in Monastir on 12 and 13 October, when the Imbokodo* will try and book a qualification spot to…

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    • Front L to R: Rita Afelibiik, Sandra Odame Siawaa, Rafatu Inusah (Manager), Nimatu Haruna, Paulina Yaa Mensah, Back L to R: Ernest Amewu (Team Manager), Zuleiha Fuseini, Augustina Kwarteng, Anita Halm, Racheal Dede Nakie Tawiah, Hannah Osaebea Danso, Mary Owusu Ansah, Barkisu Abdul Mumin, Clement Dennis (Coach). Absent: Barikisu Abdul Rahman
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Ghana Rugby Women's Eagles Conclude Preparations For Tunisia

The ladies of Ghana Rugby took part in a social tournament in Lome-Togo on Saturday 5 October 2019 with two mixed Club teams

The Ghana Rugby (http://www.GhanaRugby.org) national women’s sevens rugby team, the Ghana Eagles, concluded preparations for chasing the Olympics Dream in Tunisia at the 2019 Rugby Africa Women’s Sevens Tournament that also serves as a qualifier for the 2020 Olympics Games in Tunisia. The ladies of Ghana Rugby took part in…

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Winners for Africa’s Top Real Estate Developments Announced at The 10th API Summit

The winning developments, project teams and professionals came from Ghana, Kenya, Zambia, Nigeria, Mozambique, Namibia, Mauritius and Rwanda

Property developers, suppliers and owners were provided an opportunity to showcase their best projects and services from across sub-Saharan Africa at the annual Africa Property Investment (API) (www.APIEvents.com) Awards which were on held on  the  2nd of October 2019, at a gala networking dinner held at the exclusive Alice &…