Rugby Africa
Source: Rugby Africa |

Springbok Women qualify for 2021 Women’s Rugby World Cup

The win marked a clean sweep for the Springbok Women in the competition and wrapped up a full-house of points from their three matches

Springbok Women’s coach Stanley Raubenheimer was delighted on Saturday as his charges booked their place in the 2021 Women’s Rugby World Cup in New Zealand with a 39-0 victory against Kenya in the deciding match of the qualifiers at the Bosman Stadium in Brakpan. B-rolls are available here: http://bit.ly/31OcTl7 Audio…

Kenya Rugby Union (KRU)
Source: Kenya Rugby Union (KRU) |

Rugby – Kenya: 2019 Safari Sevens Scheduled for 18th-20th October

Safari Sevens has been the launch pad for the careers of many a great rugby talent

The 23rd Edition of Safari Sevens will be held on the Mashujaa Day weekend, 18th-20th October at the RFUEA Grounds. The tournament made its return to this venue in 2018 after a seven-year hiatus with Samurai lifting the 2018 title, beating Shujaa 21-14 in an enthralling final. Safari Sevens has been…

Source: World Food Programme (WFP) |

Logistics in peak rainy season

How vital supplies reach the Central African Republic communities inaccessible by road

It’s the peak of the rainy season in the Central African Republic (CAR). The downpours are heavy, the foliage is a thick lovely green, but the earth roads are muddy and mostly impassable. It is good news for rain-fed agriculture but a real challenge for humanitarian organisations trying to bring…

Source: Kaspersky |

Global, Transparent, Trusted: Kaspersky successfully passes independent SOC 2 audit

The Service Organisation Controls (SOC) Reporting Framework is a globally recognised report for cybersecurity risk management controls

Kaspersky (www.Kaspersky.com) has successfully completed the Service Organisation Control for Service Organisations (SOC 2) Type 1 audit. The final report, issued by one of the Big Four accounting firms, confirms that the development and release of Kaspersky’s threat detection rules databases (AV databases) are protected from unauthorised changes by strong…

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60 young debaters from the Middle East, North Africa, Europe and the Balkans met in Malta to debate a sustainable 2030 future

The overall objective of the Young Mediterranean voices programme is to empower young people to enhance a culture of dialogue to contribute to public policy

“It is our duty to build the next generation of Euro-Mediterranean dialogue leaders to transform debate into action for a sustainable future. This was stated by the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade Promotion Carmelo Abela in his address at the 1st Euro-Med Debate and Policy Forum. Held in Malta for the first…

African Development Bank Group (AfDB)
Source: African Development Bank Group (AfDB) |

Africa: Sports as a Business and a Brand – by Victor Oladokun

Fans are choosing not to watch live football events, and instead are opting in increasing numbers for the 'intimacy' of their crystal clear digital flat TV screens, or not all

By Dr. Victor Oladokun, is the Director of Communication and External Relations at the African Development Bank (www.AfDB.org) At the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt, the visual imagery of  almost empty stadiums is a powerful narrative. But not the kind that African sports, African football, or corporate sponsors…

Telecoming
Source: Telecoming |

Telecoming will exclusively distribute the digital contents of Real Madrid through mobile operators in Africa

The famous Spanish club chooses a partner with extensive experience in technologies to distribute and monetize digital content in the African mobile environment

The alliance means the arrival in Africa of the official Real Madrid mobile offer; The famous Spanish club chooses a partner with extensive experience in technologies to distribute and monetize digital content in the African mobile environment. Telecoming (www.Telecoming.com), the European technology company specialized in digital services monetization, has signed…

Source: Canon Central and North Africa (CCNA) |

The age of ‘retailtainment’: how digital disruption is driving trends in physical retail décor

The growth of e-commerce has already transformed the retail landscape and with double digit annual growth predicted into the next decade

Canon (www.Canon-CNA.com), world-leader in imaging solutions, deciphers the importance of the settings and ambiences of physical shops as they become more than just a buying space, an opportunity for the brand to build and maintain relationships with its customers. We know that customers are becoming more and more demanding and…

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Food and agriculture must play a vital part in reaching a sustainable future

Director-General José Graziano da Silva closes Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) Conference

There is a growing realization that food and agriculture must play a vital part in reaching the Sustainable Development Goals and that in this context, FAO provides a neutral forum to address global issues of transboundary dimensions, the UN agency's Director-General, José Graziano da Silva said today. He made the…

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Urgency of climate action highlighted for U.N. Summit preparatory meeting

Drought has triggered food insecurity in the Greater Horn of Africa, whilst southeast Africa is still recovering from devastating tropical cyclones

Earth is set to experience its five warmest years on record from 2015-2019, according to the World Meteorological Organization (WMO).  Increasing greenhouse gas concentrations will fuel the global heat – and accompanying ice melt, glacier retreat, sea level rise, ocean heat and extreme weather for generations to come.   The…