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Rugby: Zambia ready to face Zimbabwe in Victoria Cup 2019

The two Nations have been playing against each other in a 2 leg Tournament called the Elgon Cup

The recently announced re-introduction of the Victoria Cup will certainly raise the standards of rugby in Zambia, this comes from the footage of the game between Neighbors Kenya and Uganda who faced off in Nairobi on the weekend of Saturday 22nd June, 2019. The two Nations have been playing against…

Source: Zimbabwe Rugby Union (ZRU) |

Zimbabwe Rugby Union (ZRU) announces the Sables training squad for the Victoria Cup

The four nations tournament features Kenya, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe

The Zimbabwe Rugby Union (ZRU) today announced the Sables training squad for the Victoria Cup. Sables gets into camp on Monday the 3rd of July in preparation for the four nations tournament which features Kenya, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe. The Victoria Cup has been revived this year after the cancellation of…

Source: Africa Regional Media Hub |

“The Enduring Partnership between the United States and South Africa" Speech by Assistant Secretary Tibor Nagy

The United States is interested in promoting stronger trade and business ties between Africa and America, to the benefit of the people of both

By U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs Tibor Nagy at The University of the Witwatersrand As prepared [Thank you Deputy Vice Chancellor Vilakazi for the introduction.  I’m grateful to you and to everyone at Wits University and the African Centre for the Study of the United States for…

Source: Zambia Rugby Union (ZRU) |

Zambia Rugby 2019 League reaches Semi Final stage

Diggers Rugby Club has been selected as the host of the finals of both Championship and Challenge Cups on Saturday 6th July, 2019

After a rigorous group stage that brought the best out of players and teams, the Zambian Rugby League has reached the Semi Final stage both in the Championship Cup and Challenge Cup. In the Championship Cup games, defending League Champions Red Arrows Rugby Club travel to "The Eagles Nest" in…

Source: Zimbabwe Rugby Union (ZRU) |

Zimbabwe Rugby Union implored to action Board resolutions

Board members were pleased with the findings from a report that was presented by the special committee

Zimbabwe Rugby Union’s (ZRU) executive, in line with Board resolutions from the meeting held in Kwekwe on Sunday the 16th of June 2019, has been implored to implement financial and disciplinary measures as agreed. The Zambezi Cheetahs, Zimbabwe’s national sevens side has been invited to five major events till the…

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Launch of the Rugby Africa Cup (RAC), the qualifying competition for the 2023 Rugby World Cup

Rugby Africa unveils a new competition format where the 16 best African teams will compete in a truly continental rugby championship made up of 20 matches divided into 3 stages

Starting from November 2019, 16 teams will compete in the new Rugby Africa Cup (RAC) with an aim to qualify for the 2023 Rugby World Cup in 2022. This format is more inclusive and easier to follow. The top 16 teams based on the African ranking will compete in a…

Source: Zimbabwe Rugby Union (ZRU) |

Rugby - Zimbabwe Sables: Sables Return to Action in Victoria Cup

The Victoria Cup has been revived and the tournament will involve Kenya, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe

The Zimbabwe Sables, the nation’s 15s squad  will take part in the revived Victoria Cup staring on the 22nd of June as their premier Test rugby competition for the year 2019. This comes after confirmation of the cancelation of the Rugby Africa Gold Cup this year as a result of…

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European Investment Bank (EIB) to support EUR 4.5 billion new business, social, energy transition and sustainable transport investment

This includes investment that addresses challenges facing female entrepreneurs in Poland and across Africa, supports lease financing in Italy, backs venture capital in Liberia and Sierra Leone

EUR 1.6 billion support for private investment, including for women and rural communities; upgrading thousands of schools and expanding long-term care provision; financing renewable energy, energy efficiency and clean transport. The European Investment Bank (EIB) approved a total of EUR 4.5 billion of new financing that will tackle investment gaps…

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Queen's birthday celebration 2019 in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC): Ambassador's speech

Speech delivered by British Ambassador to DRC, Dr John Murton, at the Queen's birthday celebration on 7 June 2019 at his residence

By Dr John Murton, British Ambassador to DRC Welcome to the Queen’s Birthday Party here at the British Embassy in DRC. Today we celebrate the birthday of the world’s longest serving Head of State: our Queen for more than 67 years. To avoid this being misconstrued as an argument to…

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Ambassador Donald Booth’s Appointment as Special Envoy for Sudan

Special Envoy Booth is a retired Ambassador who previously served as Chief of Mission to Ethiopia, Zambia, and Liberia

The Department has appointed Ambassador Donald Booth as Special Envoy for Sudan.  Ambassador Booth will lead U.S. efforts to support a political solution to the current crisis that reflects the will of the Sudanese people.  The Special Envoy is accompanying Assistant Secretary Tibor Nagy to meetings in Khartoum and Addis…