Source: Ambassade de France à Windhoek, Namibie |

Inauguration of the new living space at the French Residence with Roche Bobois

French Ambassador to Namibia hosted a Cocktail to inaugurate the new living space at the French Residence

On the 15th of October 2019, French Ambassador to Namibia hosted a Cocktail to inaugurate the new living space at the French Residence. Entirely redecorated by the French leader in luxury furniture Roche Bobois, H.E. Claire Bodonyi had the pleasure to welcome Sandrine Fanchette, Director and co-owner of Roche Bobois…

Source: Embassy of Italy in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia |

Fashion week in Addis Ababa

Young and promising Ethiopian and African designers will present their collections in the current edition

The Hub of Africa Fashion Week (HAFW), which has become one of the main events in the fashion sector not only in Ethiopia but in all of East Africa, currently at its ninth's edition, opens today in Addis Ababa. Young and promising Ethiopian and African designers will present their collections in the current…

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

African Development Bank and partners launch pilot Cities Diagnostics tool in five cities

The tool includes key environmental and urban sustainability indicators as well as disaster risk and vulnerability, and urban footprint growth

“The urban opportunities far outweigh the challenges,” said Prof. Davis G. Mwamfupe, the Mayor of Dodoma, Tanzania, during his message to the Cities Leadership workshop, launching the City Diagnostics for five pilot cities in Africa, held on the 25th and 26th September 2019 in Abidjan. Five cities were chosen for…

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Source: APO Group |

Nigerian Excellence celebrated in London at Lux Afrique’s Nigerian Independence Dinner

A night to remember at the famous Claridge’s hotel, with actor Charles Venn, athlete Kriss Akabusi and Love Island’s Ovie Soko among those recognised for their success

APO Group (APO-opa.com), the leading Pan-African communications consultancy and press release distribution service, is proud to have been an official sponsor at the Lux Afrique Nigerian Independence Dinner at Claridge’s Hotel in the heart of London last night. B-Roll available for Media to download here: http://bit.ly/BRollDinner This was the fourth…

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

Innovative thinking marks African Development Bank’s Africa jobs manifesto

Employment is top of the agenda of every African leader – SVP Charles Boamah

Innovative thinking about Africa’s conventional employment issues is what marks the African Development Bank’s (www.AfDB.org) new policy research document “Creating Decent Jobs: Strategies, Policies, and Instruments,” participants heard at the report launch, held 12 September 2019. The report elicited strong presentations and a lively debate during the event which took…

Source: United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) |

UN rolls out Zimbabwe road safety performance review in bid to reduce carnage

A team from the UN is in the country to review and assess the country’s performance on road safety

The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) is working with Zimbabwe to see how they can significantly reduce road casualties in the southern African nation so it can serve as an example for the rest of the region. A team from the UN is in the country to review…

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Source: The Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany - Windhoek |

President of the Namibia Institute of Architects invited to Germany on Information Visit

Information visit on the topic of “100 Years of BAUHAUS” – Architecture and energy-efficient building in Germany

The president of the Namibia Institute of Architects and lead architect of Kondjeni Nkandi Architects, Prosper Lusale, will participate in an information visit on the topic of “100 Years of BAUHAUS” – Architecture and energy-efficient building in Germany. The visit for experts from all over the world takes place from…

Bench Events
Source: Bench Events |

Ethiopia backs Africa Hotel Investment Forum (AHIF)

Ethiopia’s public and private sector leaders voice approval for Africa’s premier hotel investment conference

Prominent figures from Ethiopia’s public and private sectors have spoken out publicly to welcome the return to Addis Ababa of the Africa Hotel Investment Forum (AHIF) (www.AHIF.com), which is the premier tourism and hotel investment conference in Africa, and to encourage others to attend. AHIF attracts many prominent international hotel…

Averda
Source: Averda |

Averda signs three-year contract with prestigious Pearl-Qatar development

Contract award follows Averda’s success in delivering over an initial 22-month agreement

Averda (www.Averda.com), the leading international environmental services provider, has been awarded a three-year waste management contract to service Qatar’s flagship waterfront development, The Pearl-Qatar. Averda will mobilise comprehensive waste and environmental management services immediately, working closely with The Pearl-Qatar’s developer, the United Development Company. The scope of service consists of…

Thales
Source: Thales |

Moving the 2019 Total Africa Cup of Nations

Attributed to Sherif Barakat, Country Director Egypt at Thales

With Africa’s premier soccer tournament now underway in Egypt, the continent’s top teams are fighting it out for a position in the finals and the ultimate honour of winning the Total Africa Cup of Nations 2019. Along with the teams comes a massive influx of fans and spectators, joining local…