Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs - Singapore |

Lee Kuan Yew Exchange Fellowship - Visit of Mr Paul Mashatile, Treasurer-General of the African National Congress, Republic of South Africa, 17 to 24 Sep 2019

Mr Mashatile will attend site-visits and receive briefings by Singapore agencies

Treasurer-General of the African National Congress Mr Paul Mashatile will visit Singapore as the 68th Lee Kuan Yew Exchange Fellow from 17 to 24 September 2019. 2 Mr Mashatile will call on Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Finance Heng Swee Keat. He will be hosted to dinner by Senior Minister…

Source: Africa Oil & Power Conference |

Africa Oil & Power and South Africa Partners Condemn Attacks on Foreign Nationals

As government adopts measures to ensure safety for all, Africa Oil & Power (AOP) calls for violence to come to an end

Africa Oil & Power (AOP) (https://AfricaOilandPower.com/) is outraged by the violent attacks on foreign nationals living in South Africa. As government adopts measures to ensure safety for all, AOP calls for violence to come to an end; As of Monday, the South African Police has made 639 arrests related to…

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    • Chief guest Dr. Daisy Majamba, Regional Dental Officer, Dar es Salaam with Mr. Sulaiman Shahabuddin, Regional Chief Executive Officer, Aga Khan Health Services, East Africa and Maria Smith, Marketing Director for Women’s Health at GE Healthcare Africa during the launch of the Digital Mammography (1)
    • Tanzania unveils first Senographe Pristina Digital Mammography: another key milestone for early detection of breast cancer in East Africa (1)
    • Tanzania unveils first Senographe Pristina Digital Mammography: another key milestone for early detection of breast cancer in East Africa (2)
    • Tanzania unveils first Senographe Pristina Digital Mammography: another key milestone for early detection of breast cancer in East Africa (3)
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Tanzania unveils first Senographe Pristina Digital Mammography: another key milestone for early detection of breast cancer in East Africa

Launch of the digital mammography system in line with the country’s Health Sector Strategic Plan to improve prevention and management of non-communicable diseases

GE Healthcare’s (www.GEHealthcare.com) Senographe Pristina is engineered by Women for Women to help reduce pain, discomfort and anxiety women experience during a mammography; Launch of the digital mammography system in line with the country’s Health Sector Strategic Plan to improve prevention and management of non-communicable diseases. The Aga Khan Hospital, Dar es Salaam (AKHS) has installed GE Healthcare’s Senographe Pristina,…

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Salesian Institute joins Africa Oil & Power 2019 as a new community partner

With its flagship event in Cape Town, Africa Oil & Power is keen to support charities with an impact both locally and across Africa

Africa Oil & Power (https://AfricaOilandPower.com) is pleased to announce the Salesian Institute as its new community partner; The Salesian Institute is dedicated to improving the lives of South Africa’s vulnerable children and youth at risk; With its flagship event in Cape Town, Africa Oil & Power is keen to support…

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    • From right to left: Daniel Deng' (South Sudan civil society member/activist), Rev James Ninrew (Presbyterian Clergy from South Sudan), Rev Dr Lydia Mwaniki (AACC), Rev Fedis Nyagah (CAPA), Dr Bright Mawudor (Dep Gen Sec, AACC), Rev Prof Bosela Eale (AACC), Rev Charles Berahino (AACC) (1)
    • From right to left: Daniel Deng' (South Sudan civil society member/activist), Rev James Ninrew (Presbyterian Clergy from South Sudan), Rev Dr Lydia Mwaniki (AACC), Rev Fedis Nyagah (CAPA), Dr Bright Mawudor (Dep Gen Sec, AACC), Rev Prof Bosela Eale (AACC), Rev Charles Berahino (AACC) (2)
    • Revive faith in the peace process in South Sudan: African religious leaders urge East African governments to take action for peace (1)
    • Revive faith in the peace process in South Sudan: African religious leaders urge East African governments to take action for peace (2)
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Revive faith in the peace process in South Sudan: African religious leaders urge East African governments to take action for peace

Statement calls on East African governments to make urgent efforts toward peace one year on from the signing of the peace agreement in South Sudan

One year on from the signing of a peace agreement in South Sudan, thousands of African faith leaders represented by Africa’s major faith-based coalitions have called on East African leaders to urge President Salva Kiir and Opposition Leader Dr. Riek Machar to implement the South Sudanese peace agreement in good faith. In a statement (https://bit.ly/2ktxzyV)…

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    • From left to right: Pr Lyn Karstadt, Deputy Vice Chancellor International at Murdoch University; Jillian Hudson, entrepreneur and member of KBN; Joarina Matthys, CEO of KBN; Pr Eeva Leinonen, Vice Chancellor at Murdoch University; Caroline Yonke, Dr Lebohang Fadiran and Dr Keitumetse Mothibeli entrepreneurs and members of KBN
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Murdoch to help empower 1,000 entrepreneurs across Africa by 2022

Murdoch hosted Kingdom Business Network (KBN) Chief Executive Officer Joarina Matthys and four of its entrepreneurs to participate in a panel at the 9th Annual Africa Australia Research Forum

A new partnership between Murdoch University (www.Murdoch.edu.au) in Western Australia and the South African-based Kingdom Business Network (KBN) took a first step towards formation after a visit to Perth for Africa Week by a delegation of five of its members. The KBN is a programme created and funded by the…

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UK agreed trade continuity with six African nations

The UK initials Economic Partnership Agreement with the Southern African Customs Union and Mozambique

The UK has this week (Tuesday 10th September) initialled an Economic Partnership Agreement with the Southern African Customs Union and Mozambique (SACU+M) that will allow business to keep trading freely after Brexit. This marks the end of formal trade discussions and the UK-SACU+M Economic Partnership Agreement will be subject to…

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Fighting fraud from the top (By Ayanda Kotobe, Finance Director at RS Components)

Fraud is at its essence the result of mirroring

By Ayanda Kotobe, Finance Director at RS Components Why do we stop at traffic lights? It’s not because we are naturally attuned to seeing red as the order to stop. If that were the case, red dresses and apples wouldn’t be as popular as they are! Red catches our attention,…

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United Nations denounces violence against foreign nationals

Expressed deep concern over recent and ongoing acts of violence against foreign nationals that have been spreading across several parts of the country, particularly in the Gauteng Province

The Acting Resident Coordinator for the United Nations in South Africa, Ayodele Odusola, has expressed deep concern over recent and ongoing acts of violence against foreign nationals that have been spreading across several parts of the country, particularly in the Gauteng Province. “Over the past few days, we have witnessed,…

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The scientific breakthrough that could turn Australia's arid land into green pasture

The research project was funded by Murdoch University, with support from the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research

Millions of hectares of sandy, infertile Australian farmland could benefit from the commercialisation of a South African shrub, allowing farmers to better carry sheep over the summer-autumn period. Researchers at Murdoch University’s (www.Murdoch.edu.au) Centre for Rhizobium Studies in Perth, Western Australia, have undertaken a decade-long global search for legume plants…