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UN Secretary-General appoints Nigerian into Civil Society Advisory Board on Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse

The aim of the Civil Society Advisory Board on prevention of sexual exploitation and abuse, is to foster closer interaction with civil society and external experts and organizations as part of the United Nations efforts to combat sexual exploitation and abuse

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has announced the appointment of a Nigerian, Ms Joy Ezeilo as a member of seven distinguished experts to serve on the newly established Civil Society Advisory Board on prevention of sexual exploitation and abuse. Ms. Ezeilo is the Dean of Law, Faculty of Law, University…

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Annual Assembly of Japan Scholars

Japan annually receives about 2 to 3 students from Zambia through the Japanese Government’s Scholarship Program

On 8 February 2019, the Embassy of Japan hosted the Annual Assembly of Japan Scholars, where former and new scholarship students to Japan gathered. At the Assembly, speeches were made by Mr. Hidenobu Sobashima, Ambassador of Japan to the Republic of Zambia, Mr. Mabvuto Sakala, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Higher…

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Speech of Ambassador Mariani at the Signing Ceremony of the FA for the Regional Enterprise Competitiveness and Access to Markets Programme, 18/02/2019

The European Union has committed EUR 10 Million for this programme

H.E. Ms Chileshe Mpundu Kapwepwe, COMESA Secretary General, The COMESA Assistant Secretary General for Programmes, Ambassador Kipyego Cheluget, The COMESA Assistant Secretary General for Finance & Administration Dr Dev Haman – Ambassadors from EU Member States; COMESA colleagues; colleagues from the EU Delegation; Colleagues from the media; Distinguished ladies and gentlemen I am delighted to participate this morning…

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Clement Sinkamba retains Zambia Rugby Union's top job

Brig Gen Clement Sinkamba who went through unopposed will lead an almost entirely new executive made up of some experienced sports administrators who bring a wealth of knowledge to the table

The Zambia Rugby Union (www.ZRU.rugby) held its elections on Saturday 16th Feb, 2019 at Ndola Wanderers Rugby Club on the Copperbelt Province of Zambia. National Sports Council of Zambia Secretary General Raphael Mulenga graced the elections alongside veteran rugby Administrator Judge Justin Chashi. Others in attendance to offer guidance were…

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Zambia Rugby to hold Elective Annual General Meeting (AGM) in Ndola

Brig Gen Sinkamba has raised his hand seeking re-election for another mandate at the helm of the Zambia Rugby Union

After a four year tenure in charge of rugby administration in Zambia, the Clement Sinkamba led Executive faces a litmus test this weekend 16th February, 2019 as Councilors once again seek to elect new office bearers. Brig Gen Sinkamba has raised his hand seeking re-election for another mandate at the…

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Conquerors unbeaten in Ghana Rugby Championship

Conquerors now lead the Pool A log with 15 points followed by Accra Rugby Club

The incumbent champions of the Ghana Rugby Club Championship (GRCC), Conquerors SC, continued their unbeaten streak in Accra on Sunday 10 February 2019 when they beat challenger Dansoman Hurricanes convincingly 31-3 at the St Thomas Aquinas SHS pitch. Conquerors now lead the Pool A log with 15 points followed by…

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Eight Ways We’re Preparing for Elections Across Africa (By Akua Gyekye, Public Policy Manager, Africa Elections)

We want to share an update on our work to reduce the spread of misinformation, protect election integrity and support civic engagement across the continent

By Akua Gyekye, Public Policy Manager, Africa Elections With a number of upcoming elections across Africa, we want to share an update on our work to reduce the spread of misinformation, protect election integrity and support civic engagement across the continent. We’ve dedicated unprecedented resources to these efforts globally —…

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Record EUR 3.3 billion European Investment Bank engagement across Africa supports private sector, clean energy, transport and water investment

In 2018 the European Investment Bank agreed EUR 3.3 billion (USD 3.74 billion) of new financing for private sector and infrastructure investment in 20 African countries

Largest ever European Investment Bank engagement in Africa since 1965; Direct support for 59 private sector and sustainable development projects 20 African countries; EIB President highlights strong pipeline of new projects at African Union summit. In 2018 the European Investment Bank agreed EUR 3.3 billion (USD 3.74 billion) of new financing for…

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Zambia - Rugby : National Youth Teams Announced

From the 105 initial list which was compiled from both Copperbelt and Midlands, 15 more boys were given a chance to showcase their rugby prowess

Saturday 9th February, 2019 will forever be a memorable day for alot of young players from a cross section of schools and clubs in Zambia.  From the 105 initial list which was compiled from both Copperbelt and Midlands, 15 more boys were given a chance to showcase their rugby prowess. …

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Zambia Rugby Announces Final Trials For u18 And u20 Teams

The games in Kabwe dubbed "Midlands vs Copperbelt" will help the selection committee make the decision on who gets a slot in the final teams

"We wish to announce that the anxiety being experienced by the young rugby players in Zambia will be put to rest this weekend 9th February, 2019 as they participate in their final selection game(s) in Kabwe, Central Province". This has been reviewed by Get Into Rugby Zambia Project Manager Tom…