Kenya Rugby Union (KRU)
Source: Kenya Rugby Union (KRU) |

Rugby: Seven Changes To Kenya Simbas Side Facing Zambia On Saturday 24th August

This will be the first time Kenya hosts a Victoria Cup match after a seven-year hiatus of the tournament

Kenya Simbas squad facing Zambia this weekend will see five debutants earn their first cap, four of these being in the starting lineup while the fourth one starts off the bench on Saturday. Francis Mwita, Brian Amaitsa, Samuel Asati, Eliud Mulakoli and Ian Njenga are looking forward to their first…

Uganda Rugby Union
Source: Uganda Rugby Union |

The Uganda Rugby Cranes coach today named the team that will take on Zimbabwe on 24th August in Harare

The Uganda Rugby Cranes will meet the Zimbabwe Sables for the second time this year after a loss in the home game (26-31)

The Uganda Rugby Cranes coach, Robert Seguya today named the team that will take on Zimbabwe in the return leg of the Victoria Cup on 24th August 2019 in Harare. The Uganda Rugby Cranes will meet the Zimbabwe Sables for the second time this year after a loss in the…

Source: Zimbabwe Rugby Union (ZRU) |

Rugby: Zimbabwe Sables Ready To Host Cranes

The Sables are enjoying their unbeaten run after recording victories against all three opponents Kenya, Uganda and Zambia

Zimbabwe Sables will be hosting Uganda’s Cranes in their return leg of the Victoria Cup at the Machinery Exchange Stadium, Harare Sports Club on Saturday the 24th of August. The Sables are enjoying their unbeaten run after recording victories against all three opponents Kenya, Uganda and Zambia, but the men…

Source: United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) |

Wood-saving cookstoves are helping Zambia cut forest loss

Kikwanda and Walubita are among beneficiaries from more than 5,000 households in Central, Western and North-western Zambia who are now using the stoves

A UNDP-GEF partnership is promoting energy-saving stoves in rural communities in support of the government’s efforts to cut forest loss, clean up cooking, save lives and curb climate change. It’s half past midday in Kawama Village in Northwestern Zambia and Mildred Kikwanda is busy preparing ‘Nshima’ – the staple maize…

Source: U.S. Department of State |

Angola’s Path Forward for Security and Economic Development: Weapons Management and Humanitarian Demining

The United States is helping the Angolan National Police (ANP) to improve the physical infrastructure of their weapon storage facilities and train police to manage the stockpiles

Angola greatly benefitted from the 2002 peace agreement ending its 27-year civil war, but the remaining poor security of government stockpiles of weapons and ammunition could still threaten its people. After the civil war, the military and police were left not only with a massive surplus of small arms and…

Source: Ministry of External Affairs - Government of India |

State Visit of President of the Republic of Zambia to India (August 20-22, 2019)

President Lungu will also participate in an India- Zambia Business Forum in New Delhi

His Excellency Mr. Edgar Chagwa Lungu, President of the Republic of Zambia is visiting India on a State Visit at the invitation of Hon’ble President Shri Ram Nath Kovind from 20-22 August 2019. Our President had visited Zambia last year in April 2018. President Edgar Lungu would be accompanied by…

Uganda Rugby Union
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The Uganda Rugby Cranes coach named the team that will take on Zambia on 17th July 2019 at Kyadondo Rugby Grounds

The team named has five changes made from the team that played Zimbabwe Sables at Legends Grounds

The Uganda Rugby (http://UgandaRugby.com) Cranes coach, Robert Seguya today named the team that will take on Zambia on 17th July 2019 at Kyadondo Rugby Grounds. While addressing the media at the press conference today, he put emphasis on the confidence he has in the team that was selected. The team…

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World Health Organization (WHO) and Ministry of Health (MOH) brief Malawian journalists about the Ebola Virus Disease outbreak situation in the African Region

The status is that there are currently no confirmed cases of Ebola outside the DRC and WHO is continuing to monitor the situation and providing guidance accordingly

On 13 August 2019 journalists from five media institutions namely; Malawi News Agency, The Times Group, Nations Publication Limited, Zodiak Broadcasting Station and Malawi Broadcasting Corporation in Malawi were informed of the status of the Ebola Disease outbreak in the African Region. This took place at a press conference that took…

Zambia Rugby Union (ZRU)
Source: Zambia Rugby Union (ZRU) |

Rugby - 2023 Olympic Games: Zambia's Future Olympians

The young talent will be drawn from all the 10 Provinces of Zambia and will be used as a talent identification avenue for the 2023 Olympic Games

Saturday 17th August, 2019 will bring see the under 14 to 18 girls and boys from across the country converge at the Olympic Youth Development Centre in Lusaka to compete in a Youth Rugby Tournament. The young talent will be drawn from all the 10 Provinces of Zambia and will…

Africa Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum (AWIEF)
Source: Africa Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum (AWIEF) |

Finalists announced for 2019 AWIEF Awards

Women entrepreneurs across multiple industries in Africa acknowledged for their leadership and innovation

Leading Pan African entrepreneurship and innovation non-profit, the Africa Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum (AWIEF) (https://www.AWIEForum.org/), has announced the top finalists in its annual awards to celebrate women leaders and entrepreneurs in Africa. Promoting excellence in entrepreneurship and innovation amongst women-owned businesses in all sectors and across all 54 African…