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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…

Source: United Arab Emirates Ministry of Foreign Affairs & International Coperation |

UAE leaders greet Ugandan President on Independence Day

President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan has sent a message of congratulations to President Yoweri Museveni of Uganda, on the occasion of his country's Independence Day, which is marked on 9th October. His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of…

Source: South African Rugby Union |

Experience will be key for Imbokodo – Mpupha

Mpupha will lead a team with only a handful of players not having played in Tunisia before

The experience of having played at this stadium and in this tournament will have a huge influence in the Springbok Women's Sevens squad's ability to adapt to the challenges of the Rugby Africa Women's Sevens tournament at Mustapha Ben Jannet Stadium in Monastir, Tunisia this weekend. That is the view…

Source: United Arab Emirates Ministry of Foreign Affairs & International Coperation |

General Share Nigerian VP inaugurates Emirati-Nigerian Art and Culture Exhibition

The exhibition was attended by numerous diplomats and members of the Nigerian Parliament, as well as artists, intellectuals, and business leaders

Yemi Osinbajo, Vice President of Nigeria, inaugurated the Emirati-Nigerian Art and Culture Exhibition at the Mike Adenuga Centre in Lagos, organised by the UAE Embassy in Abuja. Dr. Fahad Obaid Al Taffaq, UAE Ambassador to Nigeria, accompanied Osinbajo during his tour of the exhibition, which showcased artwork by Emirati and…

Source: United Nations Office at Geneva (UNOG) |

Committee on Enforced Disappearances meets with States and with the United Nations Refugee Agency

Morocco reiterated the importance of the Convention’s universal ratification and urged all States which had not yet ratified it to do so

The Committee on Enforced Disappearances this morning met with States, and separately heard a statement by the United Nations Refugee Agency. Opening the meetings, Mohammed Ayat, Acting Committee Chairperson, stressed the importance of regular meetings with United Nations Member States and of supporting States parties to the Convention in the…

Source: United Arab Emirates Ministry of Foreign Affairs & International Coperation |

UAE ambassador presents credentials to President of Zambia.

President Lungu expressed his keenness to strengthen joint ties between the two friendly countries and deepen economic, trade, and investment relations

The UAE Ambassador to Zambia Khalifa Abdurahman Al Marzouqi, has presented his credentials as the country's Non-Resident Ambassador to Zambia, to President Edgar Lungu, at the Presidential Palace here. President Lungu expressed his keenness to strengthen joint ties between the two friendly countries and deepen economic, trade, and investment relations.…

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The Time has come for American Super Dividends through Pro-Growth Angolan Investments (By Sergio Pugliese, Angolan President of the African Energy Chamber and Verner Ayukegba, Senior Vice President of the African Energy Chamber)

Angola is again offering skillful American players of all sizes the opportunity to participate in mutually-beneficial partnerships

By Sergio Pugliese, Angolan President of the African Energy Chamber and Verner Ayukegba, Senior Vice President of the African Energy Chamber On the 16th of October, the U.S. - Angola Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with the Embassy of Angola in the United States and the Angola Representation at the…

Source: African Development Bank Group (AfDB) |

UN General Assembly 2019: Scaling Up Nutrition Lead Group meets to chart way forward

The meeting of the group’s leaders took place at the UNICEF headquarters in New York on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly

“Energy, passion and a lot of young people who care about nutrition” will underpin the Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) Movement’s newest phase, alongside stronger private sector engagement, members of the Lead Group heard on Tuesday. The meeting of the group’s leaders took place at the UNICEF headquarters in New York…

Source: Aleph Hospitality |

InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG®) Signs Agreement with Aleph Hospitality to Expand its Presence Across Africa

Addition of 10 hotels aligns with the company’s strategy to accelerate growth across Middle East and Africa (MEA) region

InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG®) (http://bit.ly/2la6oJM), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, has signed a Master Development Agreement (MDA) with Aleph Hospitality (http://www.AlephHospitality.com/) to develop ten franchise hotels across IHG’s portfolio of brands in midscale and upscale segments. The agreement was signed at Africa Hotel Investment Forum in Addis Ababa,…

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Source: KEANE |

700 New Hotel Restaurants and Bars will be opened in Africa by 2025

Hotel investors are becoming increasingly focussed on the performance of the Food and Beverage (F&B) element of their businesses

A new study released at the Africa Hotel Investment Forum (AHIF) by food and beverage (F&B) strategy & design firm KEANE (www.KeaneBrands.com), forecasts that 700 new hotel restaurants and bars will be opened in Africa by 2025, in internationally branded hotels. The prediction is based on KEANE’s research into 410…