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Shaping tomorrow’s business realities through the Shifting Perspectives: The Dynamic Woman Virtual Summit

The virtual event aims to collect professionals and leaders from around the World coming from different industries to discuss emerging topics

The Shifting Perspectives Women’s Summit brings together moderators, speakers and guests from across the globe for a 24-hour conversation on the dynamic nature and experiences of women with three primary goals: to educate, to empower and to forge connections. The virtual event aims to collect professionals and leaders from around the World…

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Coronavirus - Kenya: COVID-19 update (16 April 2021)

Cumulative number of positive cases in the country is 150,260

Kenya recorded 1,041 new covid-19 cases on Friday. The positive cases were derived from 7,753 samples tested in 24 hours. The youngest case is 2 years old and the oldest is 93 years. This brings the cumulative number of positive cases in the country to 150,260. Cumulative number of tests now…

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Rugby Africa in Discussion with Mariama Diallo, The Senegal 15-a-side Women’s National Team Captain

Rugby Africa spoke to find out what this means to her and her team-mates as they gear up to play matches in the coming months

The Senegal 15-a-side women’s national team has resumed training, which has created a lot of excitement and enthusiasm among the players. Rugby Africa spoke to the team captain, Mariama Diallo, to find out what this means to her and her team-mates as they gear up to play matches in the…

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African Energy Developments Demand Sustained Investment with new projects in Mozambique, Tanzania, Uganda, and Senegal

A recent uptick in direct investment activities in Africa’s energy sector sheds light on the role of sustained investor interest in catalyzing socio-economic growth

In the past twelve months, the African energy sector has seen several encouraging developments – in the form of both Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) and strategic partnerships – that have advanced the sustainable development of its natural resources. In fact, despite a global downturn in investment in 2020, FDI flows…

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Islamic Development Bank (IsDB), Islamic Corporation for the Development of the Private Sector (ICD) and the Government of Burkina Faso Join Hands to Support the BRAVE Women Project in Burkina Faso

This new project is expected to not only enhance the resilience of SMEs owned/managed by women but to also support the National Economic and Social Development Plan (PNDES) of Burkina Faso

The Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) Group and its private sector development arm, the Islamic Corporation for the Development of the Private Sector (ICD) (www.ICD-idb.org), have joined hands with the government of Burkina Faso through “Maison de l’Entreprise du Burkina Faso (MEBF)”, to implement the “Business Resilience Assistance for Value-adding Enterprises”…

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Save the Children and partners return 58 abducted children and women to their families

The children and women were abducted from across the country, including Akobo, Walgak, Pierri, Lankien, Pibor and Maiwut

58 children and women previously abducted from their families during inter-communal violence were returned to their families, as part of a Save the Children-led partnership with UNMISS and other agencies. The children and women were abducted from across the country, including Akobo, Walgak, Pierri, Lankien, Pibor and Maiwut.  The children…

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Championing Gender Equality in Sports - Rugby Africa Launches the Women’s Rugby Advisory Committee

This exciting new step for Rugby Africa confirms its ambition to innovate and invest in creating quality experiences for women in the game of rugby

Rugby Africa (www.RugbyAfrique.com) has strengthened their ongoing support for gender equality by paving the way in women’s sport with the launch of the Women’s Rugby Advisory Committee (WRAC) and sub-committees. As part of Rugby Africa’s broader strategy, the role of WRAC and its sub committees is to define key performance…

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Unstoppable Christel Janet Kotze is a National Rugby Coach to be watched for

The Absolute Rugby producer and coach is certainly a beacon of inspiration to women in the game

Raising the flag of rugby high in Namibia and across the African continent, Rugby Africa’s (www.RugbyAfrique.com) Unstoppable Christel Janet (CJ) Kotze is certainly a force to be reckoned with. Handpicked as one of 12 leading women in rugby on the African continent as part of Rugby Africa’s #Unstoppables, the Absolute…

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IOM Opens New Facility to Promote Wellbeing and Protection of Conflict-Affected Women and Girls in North-East Nigeria

The project aims to prevent gender-based violence, address its root causes and improve the provision of skill-building services for women and girls

A USD 2 million project –the largest ever funding from the Republic of Korea to IOM Nigeria– gained some important visibility last week (24/03) when the International Organization for Migration (IOM) kicked off a new project in Yola, Adamawa State. The project aims to prevent gender-based violence (GBV), address its…

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Women Trailblazers – Choose to Challenge

Africa’s women photographers – putting gender equality in focus

In Africa, a continent where gender inequality is already a serious threat to development, Covid-19 is further impacting economic opportunities for women. At the March edition of Canon’s Africa Frontiers of Innovation series, four leading women shared how they choose to challenge barriers in business and the arts to succeed…