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United Nations Calls for Nominations for Nelson Mandela Prize

The United Nations is calling for nominations for the 2020 United Nations Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela Prize

The Prize was established in June 2014 by the United Nations General Assembly to recognize the achievements of those who dedicate their lives to the service of humanity by promoting the purposes and principles of the United Nations while honouring and paying homage to Nelson Mandela’s extraordinary life and legacy…

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    • Dr Rasha Kelej, CEO of Merck Foundation with medical students at Agostinho Neto University in Angola
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    • Dr. Rasha Kelej, CEO of Merck Foundation with Minister of Health of Angola, Hon. Dr Silvia Lutucuta
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Merck Foundation underscores their long-term commitment to build healthcare capacity and empower women in Angola

Merck Foundation met the Minister of Health of Angola to discuss their healthcare capacity building program

Merck Foundation (https://www.Merck-Foundation.com/) discussed their healthcare development and women empowerment programs with The First Lady of Angola; Merck Foundation met the Minister of Health of Angola to discuss their healthcare capacity building program Merck Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Merck KGaA Germany underscored their long-term commitment to build healthcare capacity and empower…

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Mauritania to host Flintlock 2020 Exercise

Flintlock is the U.S. Africa Command’s premier and largest annual Special Operations Forces exercise since 2005

Approximately 1,600 service members from the armies of 34 African and partner nations will participate in Flintlock 2020 at multiple locations in Mauritania (Atar, Nouakchott, and Kaedi) and Senegal (Thiès), from February 17 to 28, 2020. Flintlock is the U.S. Africa Command’s premier and largest annual Special Operations Forces exercise…

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President John Magufuli receives Diplomatic Credentials from Israel

Received diplomatic credentials from nine new envoys, including Oded Joseph, Israeli Ambassador to Tanzania (residing in Kenya) to represent their countries

President John Magufuli has received diplomatic credentials from nine new envoys, including Oded Joseph, Israeli Ambassador to Tanzania (residing in Kenya) to represent their countries. He has received credentials from Ms Maria Amelia Mario De Paiva (Portuguese Ambassador, who represents her country in Mozambique and Tanzania), Douglas Foo Peow Yong (Singapore),…

Onomo Hotel
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ONOMO Group Continues its Expansion in Southern Africa and Opens a Hotel in Maputo

ONOMO Hotel Maputo is a subtle blend of audacity, contemporary art and African culture

ONOMO Hotels (OnomoHotel.com) continues its development in Southern Africa. The African Hotel Group announces the opening of a new hotel in Maputo, Mozambique, bringing up its network in Southern Africa to 7 hotels, among which 5 in South Africa and one in Rwanda. With a population of about 23 million, Mozambique…

Source: United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) |

Health should not be a privilege for the rich—the right to health belongs to everyone

In sub-Saharan Africa, four out of five new HIV infections among adolescents are among adolescent girls

Gaps in public financing for health can be met by eliminating tax dodging and implementing progressive taxation; health and development must be protected from the growing impact of debt UNAIDS is calling on governments to ensure that the right to health is realized by all by prioritizing public investments in…

Source: United Kingdom Foreign and Commonwealth Office |

Support for businesses in the UK and Africa to develop trade and investment links

The UK announced the Growth Gateway - a service to help African, UK and other international businesses trade with and invest in each other - at the UK-Africa Investment Summit in January 2020. The service The service will help businesses access the UK government’s trade, investment and finance offer for…

Source: United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) |

U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) accepting Applications for Trade Mission to North Africa

The mission will focus on boosting U.S. agricultural exports to all of North Africa and will include interested buyers not just from Morocco, but from Algeria, Libya, and Tunisia

The U.S. Department of Agriculture is recruiting interested U.S. exporters for its first 2020 trade mission, which will take place in Casablanca, Morocco, March 16-19. The mission will focus on boosting U.S. agricultural exports to all of North Africa and will include interested buyers not just from Morocco, but from…

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UN Calls for Nominations for Nelson Mandela Prize

Laureates will be selected by a United Nations committee chaired by the President of the General Assembly and composed of representatives of six Member States

The United Nations is calling for nominations for the 2020 United Nations Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela Prize. The Prize was established in June 2014 by the United Nations General Assembly to recognize the achievements of those who dedicate their lives to the service of humanity by promoting the purposes and principles…

World Rugby
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New Challenger Series to Boost Rugby Sevens’ Expansion

Uganda, Zimbabwe, Brazil, Chile, Germany, Hong Kong, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Papua New Guinea, Portugal, Tonga, and Uruguay will compete in the 2020 World Rugby Sevens Challenger Series

The World Rugby Sevens Challenger Series (http://bit.ly/2YZEkrR), a new and exciting international rugby sevens competition, will be launched in February 2020 to boost rugby sevens’ development across the globe. With sevens experiencing exponential growth from a performance and fan engagement perspective, World Rugby is launching men’s and women’s Sevens Challenger…