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Marriott Bonvoy kicks off Global Marketing Campaign to introduce New Travel Program

Expands Member Experiences through new Marketing Partnership with the World’s Most Recognizable Sports Team, Manchester United

Marriott International (www.Marriott.com) is launching a global marketing campaign introducing Marriott Bonvoy (MarriottBonvoy.com), the new name that replaces Marriott Rewards, The Ritz-Carlton Rewards and Starwood Preferred Guest (SPG). The campaign celebrates Marriott Bonvoy as a travel program with the tag line “Rewards Reimagined” through its 30 hotel brands, extraordinary experiences…

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United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Egypt and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development collaborate to deliver a two-day Social Impact Management training course

The focus of the course is on the information needed to measure, manage and optimise the positive social and environmental impact of business undertakings

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Egypt, in collaboration with the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), are implementing a two-day Social Impact Management training course developed and delivered by Social Value UK, to be held on Feb 12th and 13th, 2019. The focus of the course is on…

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Egyptian Images from Australia

An exhibition of photography brought to Egypt by Dr Anne-Marie Willis in partnership with the Australian Embassy and the Arab Association of Civilization and Islamic Arts

Thousands of photos were taken by Australians passing through Egypt en route to the First World War, one hundred years ago. What stories can these long forgotten photographs tell? Usually they tell stories of military history or the lives of individual Australians. Yet they could be used to tell different…

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U.S. Embassy Organizes Second EthiopiaHacks! Hackathon on Digital ID

The theme of the second hackathon, held at the American Center in Addis Ababa, was “digital identification”

The U.S. Embassy in Addis Ababa launched the second in a series of 12 hackathons under its Ethiopia Hacks! Program. The theme of the second hackathon, held at the American Center in Addis Ababa, was “digital identification”, where participants explored out technology could be used to register and correctly identify…

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Digital Afrique Telecom (DAT) launches a smart card and ticketing system for over 700 buses of the leading Ivorian transport company (SOTRA)

This smart ticketing service allows each passenger of SOTRA, the Abidjan local bus company, to buy and top up a smart card online using the platform powered by DAT

Digital Afrique Telecom (DAT) (www.DigitalAfriqueTelecom.com) announced the successful launch of a Smart Card and Ticketing system to enable Ivorian public transport users to board over 700 buses everyday through contactless cards. This smart ticketing service allows each passenger of SOTRA, the Abidjan local bus company, to buy and top up…

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    • The Four Points by Sheraton Monrovia will offer 111 stylishly appointed guest rooms, along with meeting facilities and a multitude of food and beverage outlets
    • The opening of the Four Points by Sheraton Monrovia will play a vital role in helping to realise the country's tourism strategy
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Aleph Hospitality Signs Deal with Marriott International to Manage the First Four Points by Sheraton in Liberia

Four Points by Sheraton Monrovia to become first internationally-branded hotel in Liberia

Pioneering hospitality management company, Aleph Hospitality (www.AlephHospitality.com), today announced the signing of a franchise agreement with Marriott International for the first Four Points by Sheraton (Four-Points.Marriott.com) hotel in Liberia. Located in the capital city, Monrovia, the hotel is due to become the first internationally branded hotel in the country upon…

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Special Delivery: Liberian Couple Turns Back from Dangerous Route to Europe. And Become Parents!

Burkina Faso is a key transit country in West and Central Africa

 If things had gone differently, Baby Siaka* might have been born in Spain or France. Or Mali. Or Algeria. Or even at sea. All could have been plausible birthplaces for the first child of a young Liberian couple who left home in December 2017 to attempt a dangerous African crossing…

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#EtiOsaDecides: MediaRoomHub, BBC, Pulse Nigeria to hold Eti-Osa House Of Reps debate

The debate scheduled to hold on Tuesday, February 4, 2019 at the Civic Centre, Lekki, Lagos will see the candidates reel out their plans to the electorates

Media Room Hub, an online media platform in conjunction with BBC and Pulse Nigeria will be organizing a debate for four of the candidates vying for the House of Representatives position in Eti-Osa local government. The debate scheduled to hold on Tuesday, February 4, 2019 at the Civic Centre, Lekki,…

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Committee urges Young Voters to register to vote

The call has been emphasised especially for young South Africans who have historically shown apathy to voting, to register to ensure participation in the elections

The Chairperson of Portfolio Committee on Home Affairs, Mr Hlomani Chauke, has urged all South Africans to take advantage of the last registration weekend provided by the Electoral Commission of South Africa (IEC) to register to vote in the upcoming national and provincial elections. The call has been emphasised especially…

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Ad Hoc Committee on Gender Equality briefed on progress regarding filling of vacancies at Commission for Gender Equality (CGE)

The committee will meet on Wednesday, 23 January at 10 am in Room V475, Old Assembly Building, to deliberate on the criteria for shortlisting candidates

The Ad Hoc Committee to identify suitable candidates for the filling of vacancies at the Commission for Gender Equality (CGE) met on Tuesday. The committee was briefed and updated on progress made with regard to filling of vacancies at the CGE. The committee was informed that a total of 88…