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Soyinka, business leaders and top musical artists rally for children’s rights

BankyW, Niniola, Cobhams and business leaders debate how to advance Nigerian children’s rights

Leaders from Nigeria’s private sector and entertainment industry today joined Nobel Laureate Prof. Wole Soyinka for a reading of his poem A Child Before a Mirror of Strangers, dedicated to children around the world in commemoration of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC), which celebrates a…

Source: South African Rugby Union |

British & Irish Lions 2021 tour schedule in South Africa announced

FNB Stadium in Johannesburg will host the first Test on Saturday 24 July and with a capacity of approximately 88,000 spectators

The British & Irish Lions could make history on an eight-game tour of South Africa in 2021, with Warren Gatland’s side set to play in front of the largest-ever crowd for a Lions Test since the game turned professional, after the itinerary was jointly announced on Wednesday. The hotly-anticipated tour…

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African Energy Chamber Endorses Energy Ops-Security Agora as Key Platform to Discuss the Physical Security of Africa’s Oil & Energy Sector

The African Energy Chamber highlighted security issues as a major challenge facing the industry in its latest Africa Energy Outlook 2020

In line with the African Energy Chamber’s (https://EnergyChamber.org/) repeated calls on African governments and oil companies to do more to protect the security of energy infrastructure in Africa, the Chamber is endorsing Energy Ops-Security Agora (Agora Nexus). The closed-door conference already saw two of its editions being organized in Lagos…

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Soyizwapi hoping to bring it all together

The new captain officially took over the armband from Philip Snyman at the start of the 2019/20 season

Twice last season Siviwe Soyizwapi – as stand-in captain – took the Blitzboks onto the podium and lifted trophies in Vancouver and Singapore. So, when the winger speaks about “bringing all the parts together”, Soyizwapi is referring to what was done right in those two weeks and what the Springbok…

Source: Office for Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) |

UN asks the world to invest $29 billion in humanity in 2020

Protracted conflicts, extreme weather events and crumbling economies have pushed millions to the brink of survival

A record 168 million people worldwide will need humanitarian assistance and protection in 2020; protracted conflicts, extreme weather events and crumbling economies have pushed millions to the brink of survival; humanitarian organizations today present their plans for how to respond and what it will cost. The United Nations in collaboration…

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Statement attributable to the Spokesman for the Secretary-General on the appointment of the members of the High-Level Panel on Internal Displacement

Last year the number of people displaced as a result of conflict reached an all-time high of more than 41 million

Following his statement of 22 October announcing the establishment of a High Level-Panel on Internal Displacement, the United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has today appointed its eight members. The Panel will be co-chaired by Federica Mogherini, the former High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and…

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Powerful New Exhibition Launches Results of Artisanal Gold Mining Research in West Africa

Experts attending the event will present the key findings of the research conducted by IOM this year in the four target countries

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) Regional Office for West and Central Africa, today unveils a powerful exhibition, Pour Tout l’Or du Monde (‘For All the Gold in the World’), documenting the plight of artisanal gold miners in West Africa.  The exhibition, which showcases the harsh living and working conditions for gold miners along…

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Lux Afrique Boutique Now Offers International Luxury Brands a Way into 54 Countries in Africa Through Their Online Luxury Shopping Platform

Brands like Louis XIII, David Morris, Yoko London, Montegrappa, Boadicea, Stephen Webster are just a some of the brands already signed up to the shopping platform

Lux Afrique Boutique (LAB) (https://LuxAfrique.Boutique/), is the first luxury online shopping platform that offers its VIP clients an opportunity to purchase and take delivery of luxury goods anywhere in Africa. Strong ambitions Historically, luxury brands have traditionally been associated with developed nations, as a result of this, it became common…

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Mainone’s Submarine Cable, Ready for Service in Cote d’Ivoire

MainOne’s entry into the Cote d’Ivoire market will facilitate world-class infrastructure availability and accessibility that meets market needs at any time

MainOne (https://www.MainOne.net/) today announces its submarine cable in Cote d’Ivoire is live and ready for service. The project, notable for being the first commercial cable system in service to deploy spectrum sharing capabilities, will offer capabilities to deepen infrastructure sharing and lower the cost of delivering broadband services to the…

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Charge d'Affaires a.i. of the Chinese Embassy Mr. Wang Bangfu Attends the 10th Anniversary of the Confucius Institute at Uiversity of Botswana

Mr. Wang pointed out that exchanges and mutual learning among civilization form an important drive for human progress and global peace and development

On 25th November 2019, Mr. Wang Bangfu, Charge d'Affaires a.i. of the Chinese Embassy in Botswana was invited to attend the 10th Anniversary of the Confucius Institute at the University of Botswana (CIUB). Prof. David Norris, Vice Chancellor of University of Botswana, Prof. Jiang Mingjun, Deputy President of Shanghai Normal…