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Imbokodo ready for historic first at HSBC Cape Town Sevens

Six players in Delport’s squad of 13 will make their World Series debuts next weekend.

Zintle Mpupha will captain the Springbok Women’s Sevens team at next weekend’s HSBC Cape Town Sevens tournament, while Zenay Jordaan, South Africa’s most experienced player in the HSBC World Rugby Women’s Sevens Series, will pull the strings for the Imbokodo as playmaker. Imbokodo coach Paul Delport, Mpupha and Jordaan joined…

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President of Assembly of the Representatives of the People of Tunisia Meets Ambassador of Qatar

The meeting discussed cooperation ties between the two countries

HE President of the Assembly of the Representatives of the People of the Republic of Tunisia Rached Ghannouchi has met with HE Ambassador of the State of Qatar to Tunisia Saad bin Nasser Al Humaidi. The meeting discussed cooperation ties between the two countries, as well as issues of mutual…

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Ghana Rugby Eagles lift Victory and Twyford MD in appreciation

Mr Li attended the historic first match of the new Rugby Africa Cup 2020 at the Nduom Sports Stadium in Elmina-Ghana as a guest of honour

The Ghana Rugby (Ghana.Rugby) National Men’s Fifteens Team, the Ghana Eagles, not only lifted the victory on 23 November 2019 in Elmina-Ghana when it beat the Botswana Vultures by 36 points to 25 in the crucial Rugby Africa Cup Elimination Match but also lifted the MD of Twyford Ghana Ceramics…

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    • President Herbert Mensah lifts Captain Alex Dorpenyo in jubilation after the victory over Botswana in the first match of the 2020 Rugby Africa Cup
    • Ghana Rugby President, Herbert Mensah, with the triumphant Ghana Eagles and Mr Lorry Li of Sunda International in Elmina-Ghana after the historic victory over Botswana
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Ghana Rugby plots the Roadmap to Harare-Zimbabwe

The Ghana Eagles have progressed to the Pool Stage of the 2020 Rugby Africa Cup where it will face Zimbabwe on 20 June 2020 in Harare-Zimbabwe

The technical team of Ghana Rugby (Ghana.Rugby) did not celebrate its victory of 36 points to 25 over the Botswana Vultures for too long but instead started to plot the roadmap to Harare in Zimbabwe with its President, Herbert Mensah, soon after the historic victory on 23 November 2019 in…

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Global Gender Summit 2019: African Leaders Take on the Responsibility to Urgently Close the Gender Gap

The 2019 Global Gender Summit, the first to be held on the continent, kicked off on Monday with a strong call to surge ahead on gender issues and move from commitment to action

‘There is no template to follow…we (women) can deliver but we can deliver differently” - President Sahle-Work Zewde, President of Ethiopia; ‘We are making sure that narrowing this gender gap is everyone’s responsibility,’ President Paul Kagame of Rwanda; “This discrimination is political, economic and social; it is politically incorrect, unjustifiable…

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    • Tafadzwa Ncube of Botswana (R) tackles Lukman Yaya of Ghana (R) during the Rugby Africa Cup 2020 match between Ghana and Botswana at the Nduom Sports Stadium in Elmina, Ghana on 23 November 2019 ©Rugby Africa
    • Richard Kossivi Botchi of Ghana (C) breaks through tackle from Jeremy Babbage of Botswana during the Rugby Africa Cup 2020 match between Ghana and Botswana at the Nduom Sports Stadium in Elmina, Ghana on 23 November 2019 ©Rugby Africa
    • Richard Kossivi Botchi of Ghana (R) challenged by Letlhogile Tshko of Botswana (L) and challenge for the ball during the Rugby Africa Cup 2020 match between Ghana and Botswana at the Nduom Sports Stadium in Elmina, Ghana on 23 November 2019 ©Rugby Africa
    • Lukman Yaya of Ghana (R) challenges Ronan McGann of Botswana (L) in line out during the Rugby Africa Cup 2020 match between Ghana and Botswana at the Nduom Sports Stadium in Elmina, Ghana on 23 November 2019 ©Rugby Africa
    • Alexander Dorpenyo of Ghana (C) tackled byTshoganetso Katse of Botswana (R) during the Rugby Africa Cup 2020 match between Ghana and Botswana at the Nduom Sports Stadium in Elmina, Ghana on 23 November 2019 ©Rugby Africa
    • Letlhogile Tsheko of Botswana (L) tries to block clearance from Kofi Montchon of Ghana (R) during the Rugby Africa Cup 2020 match between Ghana and Botswana at the Nduom Sports Stadium in Elmina, Ghana on 23 November 2019 ©Rugby Africa
    • Katlego Mohutsiwa of Botswana (C) breaks through Ghana defence during the Rugby Africa Cup 2020 match between Ghana and Botswana at the Nduom Sports Stadium in Elmina, Ghana on 23 November 2019 ©Rugby Africa
    • Ronan McGann of Botswana wins ball in line out during the Rugby Africa Cup 2020 match between Ghana and Botswana at the Nduom Sports Stadium in Elmina, Ghana on 23 November 2019 ©Rugby Africa
    • Richard Kossivi Botchi of Ghana (L) instructs teammate Lukman Yaya during the Rugby Africa Cup 2020 match between Ghana and Botswana at the Nduom Sports Stadium in Elmina, Ghana on 23 November 2019 ©Rugby Africa
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Ghana defeats Botswana 36-25 in Rugby Africa Cup 2020 kick-off match

Eagles secure their ticket to the group phase of the Rugby Africa Cup 2020

The Ghana Rugby Men's 15s team have recorded a victory against the Botswana Men's 15s in their qualifier match of the Rugby Africa Cup (RAC) 2020. The match which commenced at 11:00 am local time on Saturday was dubbed the "Battle of the Birds of Prey" due to the logos…

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Rugby Birds Of Prey Ready To Battle For The Spoils In Ghana

The first four elimination matches will be played this and next weekend with the very first Rugby Africa Cup (RAC) match being the one between Ghana and Botswana

The Botswana National Men's 15s Team, the Botswana Vultures, arrived in Ghana and was whisked off to Cape Coast for final preparations for a crucial Rugby Africa Cup (RAC) against the Ghana National Men's 15s team, the Ghana Eagles. The match has been dubbed the "Battle Of The Birds Of…

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Ghana Rugby concludes Two Character-Building Courses

The "Get Into Rugby" Programme is an introduction programme developed by World Rugby to support its members in growing the Game of Rugby Union globally

Ghana Rugby (www.Ghana.Rugby) concluded two World Rugby "Get Into Rugby" (GIR) Courses held in Accra and Cape Coast Ghana on 20 and 21 November 2019 respectively. The "Get Into Rugby" Programme is an introduction programme developed by World Rugby to support its members in growing the Game of Rugby Union…

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Foreign Involvement in Libya Must be Stopped, Top Official Tells Security Council, Describing ‘Race Against Time’ to Reach Peaceful Solution, Spare Lives

Arms Embargo Impacting Government Efforts to Protect Civilians While Militias Easily Get Weapons, Says Libyan Foreign Minister

Growing foreign involvement in Libya must be stopped as the toll of civilian casualties rises and diplomats “race against time” to convene an international conference as a bridge to intra-Libyan talks, reach a peaceful solution and spare many lives, the Secretary-General’s Special Representative told the Security Council today. “Once invited…