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World Bank and International Monetary Fund (IMF) Annual Meetings in Washington: European Investment Bank (EIB) mobilises substantial resources in Tunisia

This new financing brings EIB investment in urban centres and working-class districts to EUR 153m since 2011

High quality partnership strongly reaffirmed at a bilateral meeting between EIB Vice-President Emma Navarro and Tunisian Minister for Development, Investment and International Cooperation Zied Ladhari. Signature of EUR 6m in financing dedicated to renewing old and historic centres (medinas). A project with high economic, social and cultural impact and innovative governance. This…

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Kenya Women Qualify for Tokyo 2020

Kenya's women qualify for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, despite losing their Rugby Africa Women's Sevens crown to South Africa

Kenya will compete in their second Olympic Games after finishing runners-up to South Africa in the Rugby Africa Women's Sevens Championship in Monastir, Tunisia. The Lionesses become the eighth team to book their place in the line-up at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games rather than South Africa because the South…

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    • Mr Hayssam Fakhry, CEO of Interplast Ghana, with the triumphant Ghana Rugby Women’s Sevens team who managed to win the 2019 Rugby Africa Challenge Trophy in Monastir-Tunisia
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    • Mr Herbert Mensah, President of Ghana Rugby, with the CEO of Interplast Ghana Mr Hayssam Fakhry who has been supporting Ghana Rugby since the Mensah led administration took over in June 2014
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Triumphant Ghana Rugby Women Acknowledges Interplast For Support

The Women’s Eagles returned from Tunisia on Monday after participating in the Rugby Africa Women’s Sevens Tournament in Monastir

The Ghana Rugby (http://GhanaRugby.org) Women’s Sevens National Team, the Ghana Eagles, showed their appreciation for the support by Interplast Ghana over the years with a visit to the company’s head office in Spintex-Accra. The Women’s Eagles returned from Tunisia on Monday after participating in the Rugby Africa Women’s Sevens Tournament…

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Youth Model International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) concludes in Cairo

The conference included combining and sharing unique insights of young people to advance the ICPD agenda

Under the auspices of H.E Present Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, UNFPA and the Ministry of Youth and Sports organized the Youth Model International Conference on Population and Development, on 16 and 17 October 2019. The conference brought together over 200 young people from 53 countries, giving them a chance to simulate…

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Sunda International Congratulates Ghana Rugby Women's Eagles

Sunda International, a Chinese global company with operations in Ghana, has been supporters of Ghana Rugby for the past three years

The Ghana Rugby Women’s Sevens National Team, the Ghana Eagles, visited Sunda International to attend an event where the long-time sponsor of Ghana congratulated the team and awarded them with winners’ parcels. The Women’s Eagles returned from Tunisia on Monday after participating in the Rugby Africa Women’s Sevens Tournament in…

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Herbert Mensah Congratulates Rugby Africa and Khaled Babbou

Mr Mensah specifically commended Khaled Babbou, President of Rugby Africa, for the inclusion of top African teams from the four Africa regions

The management of the Rugby Africa has earned praises from Herbert Mensah, President of Ghana Rugby (https://GhanaRugby.org), for staging the 2019 Rugby Africa Women's Sevens tournament in Tunisia that also served as 2020 Olympic qualifier. Mr Mensah specifically commended Khaled Babbou, President of Rugby Africa, for the inclusion of top African…

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Ghana Rugby Woman Eagles Triumphant in Tunisia

The Ghana Women’s Sevens Eagles were pooled with Botswana, Kenya, and Senegal in Pool A of the competition

The Ghana Rugby Women’s Sevens national team, the Ghana Eagles, were triumphant in Monastir-Tunisia when they won the 2019 Rugby Africa Women’s Challenge Trophy by beating Zambia by 21 to 14 points. Kenya lost the final game to South Africa 14-15, however, they still managed to qualify for the Tokyo…

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    • South African player about to stop the Moroccan attack. South Africa defeated Morocco 42-0.
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    • Successful defense by South Africa. South Africa defeated Morocco 42-0
    • Morocco and South Africa scrum. South Africa defeated Morocco 42-0
    • Senegalese players build their attack.
    • Madagascar flank sprints down the sideline. Madagascar defeats Senegal 24 – 5
    • Madagascar breaks through Senegalese defense. Madagascar defeats Senegal 24 – 5.
    • Senegalese player attempts to stop the Malagasy on her attack. Madagascar defeats Senegal 24 – 5
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    • Tunisian players tackles Uganda player while her team mate makes a run with the ball. Tunisia wins 33 – 0 against Uganda.
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    • Tunisian player breaks through the Ugandan defense. Tunisia wins 33 – 0 against Uganda
    • Tunisian player tries to shake off Uganda’s last defense. Tunisia wins 33 – 0 against Uganda
    • Kenya player runs down the sideline for a chance to score a try. Kenya defeats Zimbabwe 36 – 5.
    • Kenyan player brought to the ground by the Zimbabwean. Kenya defeats Zimbabwe 36 – 5
    • Kenyan player has her eyes on the ball. Kenya defeats Zimbabwe 36 – 5
    • Kenyan Player runs past the Zimbabwe defenders. Kenya defeats Zimbabwe 36 – 5
    • The tournament ball for the Rugby Africa Women’s Sevens 2019.
    • Ghana Player (in black) tries to keep the ball under control
    • Mauritius breaks through the Ghana defense. Ghana defeats Mauritius 29 – 10.
    • Mauritius and Ghana scrum for the ball. Ghana defeats Mauritius 29 – 10.
    • Mauritius player goes for the try line. Ghana defeats Mauritius 29 – 10
    • Mauritius and Ghana players shake hand after an exciting game. Ghana defeats Mauritius 29 – 10.
    • Botswana player (in Blue and white) attempts to stop the Zambia player
    • Botswana catches the ball. Zambia wins 24 – 5 against Botswana
    • Botswana player looking for a gap. Zambia wins 24 – 5 against Botswana
    • Zambia player breaking through Botswana defense. Zambia wins 24 – 5 against Botswana
    • The Rugby Africa Women’s Sevens 2019 tournament trophy
    • Referee blows the whistle of the game Ghana beat Zambia 21 – 14.
    • Time for a team picture after Ghana’s victory over Zambia 21 – 14.
    • South African players celebrate the victory of the tournament
    • Rugby Africa President, Khaled Babbou, gives Kenyan players silver medals
    • South African players receive gold medals
    • South Africa receives the trophy of the Rugby Africa Women’s Sevens tournament 2019
    • South Africa wins the Rugby Africa Women’s Sevens 2019
    • Kenya receive silver medals and qualify to Tokyo 2020
    • Madagascar receive bronze medals for 3rd place
    • Alongside the tournament, many kids from different schools across Tunisia, gathered for the Get Into Rugby event which was held at the training grounds near the main stadium (1)
    • Alongside the tournament, many kids from different schools across Tunisia, gathered for the Get Into Rugby event which was held at the training grounds near the main stadium (2)
    • Alongside the tournament, many kids from different schools across Tunisia, gathered for the Get Into Rugby event which was held at the training grounds near the main stadium (3)
    • Alongside the tournament, many kids from different schools across Tunisia, gathered for the Get Into Rugby event which was held at the training grounds near the main stadium (4)
    • Alongside the tournament, many kids from different schools across Tunisia, gathered for the Get Into Rugby event which was held at the training grounds near the main stadium (5)
    • Alongside the tournament, many kids from different schools across Tunisia, gathered for the Get Into Rugby event which was held at the training grounds near the main stadium (6)
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South Africa crowned champions and Kenya book their Spot at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics

Kenya managed to book their ticket to the 2020 Olympics as the 2019 Rugby Africa Women’s Sevens comes to an end on its second day

The second day of the 2019 Rugby Africa (RugbyAfrique.com) Women’s Sevens sponsored by Société Générale has come to an end on Sunday and so did the tournament. Kenya lost the final game to South Africa 14-15, however, they still managed to qualify for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. South Africa and Kenya…

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    • Madagascar and Morocco scrumming. Final score: Madgascar 34-0 Morocco
    • Moroccan player sprints with the ball. Final score: Madgascar 34-0 Morocco
    • Tunisia defeated Mauritius 38 – 0: Tunisian player tackles the counterpart from Mauritius
    • Tunisia defeated Mauritius 38 – 0: The Tunisian player sprints to make the goal
    • Tunisia defeated Mauritius 38 – 0: Mauritius players tackles its Tunisian counterpart
    • Zimbabwe trying to hold on to the ball. Zimbabwe defeats Zambia 12-7
    • Zimbabwean player tackles the Zambian to the ground. Zimbabwe defeats Zambia 12-7
    • Zimbabwean player tackling Zambia. Zimbabwe defeats Zambia 12-7
    • Zimbabwe defending their position. Zimbabwe defeats Zambia 12-7
    • South African player brings the Ugandan player to the ground. South Africa took the win over Uganda 32-0
    • South African players attempt to catch up with the Ugandan player. South Africa defeated Uganda 32-0
    • South African player makes a run for the try line. South Africa took the win over Uganda 32-0
    • Referee at the 2019 Rugby Africa Women’s Sevens
    • Ugandan defense stops South African attack. South Africa took the win over Uganda 32-0
    • Nadine Roos from South Africa successfully scores. South Africa took the win over Uganda 32-0
    • Ugandan players clash with the South Africans at the 2019 Rugby Africa Women’s Sevens. South Africa defeated Uganda 32-0
    • Senegalese player catches the ball from a line-out. Senegal defeats Botswana 19-0
    • Try attempt by Botswana with the Senegalese on defense. Senegal defeats Botswana 19-0
    • Botswana player tries to escape the Senegalese grip. Senegal defeats Botswana 19-0
    • Senegalese player sprints down the field alone to score for her team at the 2019 Rugby Africa Women’s Sevens
    • Ghana attempts to stop the Kenya. Kenya defeated Ghana 36-0
    • Kenyan player sprints past Ghanaian player to score. Kenya defeated Ghana 36-0
    • Ghanaian player tries to hold on to the ball while attempting to break away from the Kenyan grip. Kenya defeated Ghana 36-0
    • Ghana loses the ball after a Kenyan tackle from behind. Kenya defeated Ghana 36-0
    • Madagascar and Tunisia scrumming. Final score: Madagascar 34-0 Tunisia
    • Madagascar and Tunisia huddling before the scrum. Final score: Madagascar 34-0 Tunisia
    • Captains of the 12 teams that compete in Monastir, Tunisia at the Rugby Africa Women’s Sevens 2019 tournament. From top left to right: Fatouma Taba (Senegal), Philadelphia Orlando (Kenya), Meriem Mekni (Tunisia), Charlotte Mudoola (Uganda), Kelebogile Bagwasi (Botswana), Martha Banda (Zambia) From bottom left to right: Zineb Talib (Morocco), Céline Lagesse (Mauritius), Precious Marange (Zimbabwe), Hannah Osabea Danso (Ghana), Tantely Razafimahefa (Madagascar), Zintle Mpupha (South Africa)
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2019 Rugby Africa Women’s Seven Kicks Off its First Day on a High Note

The twelve participating African teams embark on their journey towards the Tokyo 2020 Olympics as the first day of the 2019 Rugby Africa Women’s Sevens kicks off in Monastir, Tunisia

The first day of the Africa Women’s Sevens has come to an end in the coastal city of Monastir, Tunisia. 12 teams have set off on the first day of their two-day journey to seek a spot at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics World Rugby Sevens Series. Morocco and Madagascar were…

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Africa Women's Sevens marks next stop on road to Tokyo 2020 Olympics

The Rugby Africa Women’s Sevens will be the third regional qualifier on the road to Tokyo after tournaments in South America and Europe took place in June and July

The Rugby Africa Women’s Sevens tournament, which takes place in Monastir, Tunisia, on 12-13 October will be the next opportunity for a team to qualify for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. The Mustapha Ben Jannet Stadium will host 12 women’s teams across two days as they compete to claim their…