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    • Ms Linda Haiduwa, Merck More Than Mother Heroine from Namibia with Dr. Rasha Kelej, CEO, Merck Foundation and President, Merck More Than a Mother
    • Dr. Rasha Kelej, CEO, Merck Foundation and President Merck more Than a Mother; Prof. Koigi Kamau, Chairman Kenya Fertility Society; Prof. Oladapo Ashiru, President of Africa Fertility Society, Nigeria; Dr. Tareq Muhammad Salahuddin, Editor of Health Section, The Daily Star, Bangladesh; Ms. Modele Sarafa- Yusuf, Senior Freelance Journalist & Media Personality, Nigeria.
    • Ms. Renee Ngamau, Radio Host/Life Coach, Capital FM; Ms. Carole Mandi, Founder/ Publisher, Carole Mandi Media; Mr. Gardy Chacha, Senior Health & Science Reporter, Standard Newspaper, Kenya (First Award Winner, Print Media category); Dr. Rasha Kelej, CEO, Merck Foundation and President Merck more Than a Mother
    • CEO, Merck Foundation and President Merck more Than a Mother with Jackline Mwende outside the home build for her by Merck Foundation.
    • Merck Foundation concludes their First Merck Health Media Training to Break the Stigma around Infertility in Africa
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Merck Foundation concludes their First Merck Health Media Training to Break the Stigma around Infertility in Africa

The training program was a part of ‘Merck more than a Mother’ community awareness program

Merck Foundation concludes their First Merck Health Media Training to Break the Stigma around Infertility in Africa: •Merck Foundation provides training to more than 200 Media Journalists from 17 African Countries. •Merck Foundation starts hashtags #MenToo and #NoForInfertilityStigma to break the stigma of Infertility. •Merck Foundation launched three songs to…

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Keynote Address delivered by the Deputy President of the Republic of South Africa, Mr David Mabuza at the Launch of the Meerkat Telescope In Carnavon, Northern Cape

This day represents some of Africa’s milestones in the successful interweaving of science, technology and innovation into our solutions of dealing with our developmental challenges

Programme Director; Minister of Science and Technology, Ms Mamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane; Ministers and Former Ministers; Ambassadors and High Commissioners; SKA International Organisation Board of Directors; Distinguished International Guests; Ladies and Gentlemen; Today is a special day of pride for the continent of Africa. This day represents some of Africa’s milestones in…

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Mozambique: Congratulations on Announcement of Consensus on Military Issues

This consensus affirms the parties’ commitment to realize the desires of the Mozambican people for a lasting peace

The United States Government congratulates the President of the Republic of Mozambique, Filipe Jacinto Nyusi, and the Coordinator of the Renamo Political Commission, Ossufo Momade, on the announcement of a consensus on military issues. This consensus affirms the parties’ commitment to realize the desires of the Mozambican people for a…

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Wabco Launches Provia Across Southern Africa; Budget Parts Range Now Available in 55 Countries World-Wide

By year-end 2017 the brand offered 21 product categories globally counting over 160 part numbers, providing a comprehensive range of products in the commercial vehicles braking system budget spare parts segment

ProVia, (www.Provia-Auto.com) the safety-focused and reliable budget parts aftermarket brand for commercial vehicle braking systems, today announced its launch in 10 countries across the Southern African region, expanding its availability to 55 countries world-wide, just two years after it was first introduced by WABCO (www.WABCO-Auto.com) in 2016. From its world-class…

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    • Prof. Oladapo Ashiru, President of Africa Fertility Society, Nigeria, Mathatha Tsedu from South Africa, he is a member of the SABC Board, Ms. Carole Mandi, Founder/ Publisher, Carole Mandi Media, William Pike is the Managing Director of the Star Newspaper, Dr. Rashid A. Aman, Chief Administrative Secretary, Ministry of Health, Kenya, Dr Rasha Kelej, CEO Merck Foundation, Hon. Sarah Opendi- Minister of State of Health, Uganda, Ms. Renee Ngamau, Radio Host/Life Coach, Capital FM, Mr. Tom Mshindi, Mr. Tom Mshindi is the Group Editor-In-Chief at Nation Media Group (NMG), Prof. Koigi Kamau, Chairman Kenya Fertility Society
    • (L-R) Prof. Koigi Kamau, Chairman Kenya Fertility Society, Ms. Renee Ngamau, Radio Host/Life Coach, Capital FM, Mr. Tom Mshindi, Mr. Tom Mshindi is the Group Editor-In-Chief at Nation Media Group (NMG), Hon. Sarah Opendi- Minister of State of Health, Uganda, Dr Rasha Kelej, CEO Merck Foundation, and Dr. Rashid A. Aman, Chief Administrative Secretary, Ministry of Health, Kenya
    • William Pike is the Managing Director of the Star Newspaper, Dr. Rashid A. Aman, Chief Administrative Secretary, Ministry of Health, Kenya, Dr Rasha Kelej, CEO Merck Foundation, Hon. Sarah Opendi- Minister of State of Health, Uganda , Mr. Tom Mshindi, Mr. Tom Mshindi is the Group Editor-In-Chief at Nation Media Group (NMG)
    • Dr Rasha Kelej, CEO Merck Foundation with Suzanna (Suzzana) Owíyo, she is a Kenyan singer-songwriter. Merck Foundation collaborated with Suzzana for the song “Worriers”, to address the issue of infertility stigma in Africa
    • Dr. Rashid A. Aman, Chief Administrative Secretary, Ministry of Health giving speech during the Merck More Than a Mother Media Recognition awards ceremony
    • Hon. Sarah Opendi- Minister of State of Health, Uganda giving speech during the Merck More Than a Mother Media Recognition awards ceremony
    • Dr Rasha Kelej, CEO Merck Foundation with Tom Close, he is a Rwandan R&B, Afrobeat and dancehall singer and a professional medical doctor. Merck Foundation collaborated with Tom Close for the song “Life is Bigger”, to address the issue of infertility stigma in Africa
    • Oladapo Ashiru, President of Africa Fertility Society, Nigeria, Mathatha Tsedu from South Africa, he is a member of the SABC Board, Ms. Carole Mandi, Founder/ Publisher, Carole Mandi Media, William Pike is the Managing Director of the Star Newspaper, Dr. Rashid A. Aman, Chief Administrative Secretary, Ministry of Health, Kenya, Dr Rasha Kelej, CEO Merck Foundation, Hon. Sarah Opendi- Minister of State of Health, Uganda, Ms. Renee Ngamau, Radio Host/Life Coach, Capital FM, Mr. Tom Mshindi, Mr. Tom Mshindi is the Group Editor-In-Chief at Nation Media Group (NMG), Prof. Koigi Kamau, Chairman Kenya Fertility Society
    • The winner of Merck More Than a Mother Media Recognition Awards 2017 in Multimedia category of Ms. Namukabo L Werungah and the team from NTV Kenya with William Pike is the Managing Director of the Star Newspaper, Dr. Rashid A. Aman, Chief Administrative Secretary, Ministry of Health, Kenya, Dr Rasha Kelej, CEO Merck Foundation, Hon. Sarah Opendi- Minister of State of Health, Uganda and Mr. Tom Mshindi is the Group Editor-In-Chief at Nation Media Group (NMG)
    • The second winner of Merck More Than a Mother Media Recognition Awards 2017 in Multimedia category Musaka Abdalla Tiff with Dr Rasha Kelej, CEO Merck Foundation, Dr. Rashid A. Aman, Chief Administrative Secretary, Ministry of Health, Kenya, Hon. Sarah Opendi- Minister of State of Health, Uganda and Mr. Tom Mshindi is the Group Editor-In-Chief at Nation Media Group (NMG)
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Merck Foundation announces the winners of “Merck More Than a Mother” Media Recognition Awards 2017

Merck Foundation to call for application for “Merck more than a Mother” Media Recognition Award 2018

Merck Foundation (www.Merck-Foundation.com), starts hashtags #MenToo and #NoForInfertilityStigma to break the stigma of Infertility. Merck Foundation to Launch three songs to raise awareness about Male Infertility by Octopizzo , Susan Owiyo, Rozzy and Tom Close, African Singers from Kenya, Sierra Leone  and Rwanda. Merck Foundation to call for application for “Merck more…

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Merck Foundation announces the winners of “Merck More Than a Mother” Media Recognition Awards 2017 and calls for applications for 2018

The award ceremony will be held in Nairobi, Kenya on the 9th of July 2018

Merck Foundation (www.Merck-Foundation.com), the philanthropic arm of Merck KGaA Germany announced the winners of ‘Merck More Than a Mother’ Media Recognition Awards 2017. The awards were initiated with the aim to recognize and appreciate professional journalists and students who have produced accurate, informative and compelling stories about infertility, infertile women…

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20th anniversary of Africa Energy Forum concludes today in Mauritius

Mauritius was chosen as a location for the conference this year due to its reputation as a stable, reliable & competitive investment hub

The 20th Africa Energy Forum (www.Africa-Energy-Forum.com) concludes today in Mauritius after four days of panel discussions and networking functions focused on Africa’s Energy Sector. Over 1500 delegates attended the 20th anniversary event which took place in 26 purpose-built structures erected between the Paradis and Dinarobin Beachcomber hotels in Le Morne.…

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Global Industrial Distributor launches e-commerce website for Sub-Saharan Africa

RS South Africa opened its doors in 1996, the flagship operation in Africa with 22 years of experience distributing products and components to engineers around the African continent

RS Components (RS) (https://za.RS-Online.com/web/), the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE: ECM) (www.Electrocomponents.com), the global distributor for engineers was founded as Radiospares, in 1937.  The company started as a supplier of parts to the burgeoning radio market that has evolved into a global distribution enterprise, with operations in Europe, North…

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Political change boosts risk-reward score in Southern African markets

Zimbabwe, Mozambique and South Africa among the top ten African economies improving the reward while reducing the risks for investors

Broad political change has led to an improvement of the risk-reward score in many Southern African economies, according to the 2018 Africa Risk-Reward Index from Control Risks (www.ControlRisks.com) and Oxford Economics. Zimbabwe, leading with the largest positive change, Mozambique and South Africa saw economic and social reforms after leadership changes…

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Sharp rise in number of Islamist militant attacks in Africa

Attacks concentrated in Somalia, with Nigeria and Mali as the second most-prominent theatres of Islamist militant activity

Sub-Saharan Africa suffers under a sharp rise in the number of Islamist militant attacks. In its report Changing Patterns in Terrorism and the Threat to Business, Control Risks (www.ControlRisks.com), the specialist global risk consultancy, finds that the number of incidents rose from 317 in 2013 to 1,549 for the period…