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Benfica Vice Presidents Applaud Sports Minister Sunday Dare’s Ideas

Nigeria’s Minister of Youth and Sports Development arrived Portugal earlier in the week alongside President, Muhammadu Buhari to seal multiple Memoranda of Understanding in the area of Sports

Vice Presidents at Portuguese giants Benfica Football Club, Manuel Debrito and Jose Gandarez have praised the laudable ideas of Nigeria’s Sports Minister, Sunday Dare, who is in Portugal alongside President Muhammadu Buhari, as part of deliberate efforts to continually develop sports in the country. Dare was given an official tour…

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Make Nairobi the Base of Your African Interests, President Kenyatta Woos Portuguese Investors

The President spoke on Wednesday in Lisbon when he joined his Portuguese host Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa at the official opening of the Kenya-Portugal Business Forum

President Uhuru Kenyatta has rallied Portuguese investors, entrepreneurs and captains of industry to make Nairobi the fulcrum of their business interests and investments in Africa. He said Kenya's immense commercial potential, in almost all sectors of the country's expanding economy and the cosmopolitan configuration of her population makes Nairobi the…

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United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) names Jason Momoa official Advocate for Life Below Water

The Aquaman actor, who has worked with Sustainable Coastlines Hawaii and rePurpose Global, described how humbled he felt to be entrusted with the responsibility to promote ocean health

Movie star and ocean activist Jason Momoa was designated the UN Environment Programme’s (UNEP) Advocate for Life Below Water today at a major conference mobilizing global support for an ocean besieged by the triple planetary crisis of climate change, biodiversity loss and rampant pollution.  The UN Ocean Conference, co-hosted by…

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President Uhuru Kenyatta to Chair United Nations Ocean Conference in Portugal

The two countries were declared hosts for the conference after the 2017 inaugural UN Ocean Conference co-hosted by Fiji and Sweden in New York

President Uhuru Kenyatta will tomorrow, Monday, 27th June, co-chair the second United Nations Ocean Conference in Lisbon with his Portugal counterpart Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa and UN Secretary General António Guterres. The conference, which is being co-hosted by Portugal and Kenya was initially scheduled for the year 2020 but was…

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FIFA launches FIFA+ to bring free football entertainment to fans everywhere

A world-class digital platform created to connect football fans across the globe more deeply with the game they love

FIFA+ delivers live domestic league games from around the globe, match stats, the greatest archive in international football, premium original content, immersive global storytelling, and much more. Over 29,000 men’s matches and over 11,000 women’s matches will be streamed on FIFA+ in 2022, totalling over 40,000 matches. The first slate…

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Merck Foundation in partnership with African First Ladies mark “World Health Day” 2022 by announcing 8 important awards to raise awareness about health & social issues in Africa

Merck Foundation continues to create an impact in raising awareness about a wide range of social and health issues

Merck Foundation (www.Merck-Foundation.com) contributes to the development of Africa in key sectors such as health, education, awareness, and economic empowerment; Merck Foundation provided more than 1300 scholarships for doctors from 50 countries; Merck Foundation has been recently recognized as the 2022 NGO of the Year, the Most Influential NGO in Africa…

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FIFA-backed course provides access to coaching knowledge in Senegal

The four-day course consisted of various modules including sessions dedicated to theory, practice and reflection

Course aims to improve coaching educators; similar events already held in United States and Brazil; infrastructure also seen as key element. Coach education is a key part of improving the standard of football around the world and, with this in mind, Senegal recently hosted the latest edition of the FIFA…

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The Symposium of Episcopal of Conferences of Africa and Madagascar (SECAM) will hold its 19th Plenary Assembly from 25th July 2022 to 1st August 2022 in Accra, Ghana

The SECAM is the association of Catholic Bishops of Africa, Madagascar and the Islands

The Symposium of Episcopal of Conferences of Africa and Madagascar (SECAM) (www.SECAM.org), the association of Catholic Bishops of Africa, Madagascar and the Islands, will hold its 19th Plenary Assembly from 25th July 2022 to 1st August 2022 in Accra, Ghana (the Plenary Assembly of the Symposium is held every three…

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Merck Foundation CEO and African First Ladies announce the winners of Merck Foundation Film Awards “More Than a Mother” 2021 to break infertility stigma and support girl education in Africa

Merck Foundation and African First Ladies announce new edition of Merck Foundation Film Awards “More Than a Mother” 2022 in Africa addressing wide range of social issues such as: Breaking Infertility Stigma, Support Girls’ Education, End Child Marriage, End FGM, Stopping GBV and Women Empowerment at all levels

Merck Foundation (Merck-Foundation.com), the philanthropic arm of Merck KGaA Germany announced the Winners of Merck Foundation Film Awards ‘More Than a Mother’ 2021 in partnership with African First Ladies who are also the Ambassadors of Merck Foundation More Than a Mother. The theme of the awards was: to create a…

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PAC Capital Commits to a 3-year Sponsorship Agreement with CANEX presents Africa @Portugal Fashion Week

PAC Capital noted that the sponsorship draws from ANJE’s three-year partnership to support and promote Africa’s fashion apparel and textile manufacturing industry in Portugal

To reiterate its commitment towards fostering investment opportunities within Africa’s fashion industry, PAC Capital Limited “PAC Capital” (www.PACCapitalLtd.com) is a proud sponsor of Africa @Portugal Fashion Week 2021. According to the organizers, the inaugural event, which held from 13 to 16 October 2021 is part of Afreximbank’s Creative Africa Nexus (CANEX) Programme,…