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Africa Oil Week turns up heat on deal-making with new features for 2019

This year organisers have crafted a programme that puts deal-making front and centre of the agenda for the 1500+ delegates

For over twenty-five years, Africa Oil Week (www.Africa-OilWeek.com) has acted as a central hub for decision-makers in the African oil and gas sector, bringing together delegates from Marrakesh and Maputo to Lagos and Lusaka in Cape Town each November. Following consultation with two expert advisory boards, and countless interviews with…

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Rugby - Victoria Cup: Positive Start as Zimbabwe Sables edge Zambia

This is a good result for Zimbabwe, one which head Coach Brendan Dawson would have liked to be more clinical especially as Zimbabwe faces Uganda in two weeks

Zimbabwe Sables opened their Victoria Cup campaign with a convincing 39-10 victory over Zambia in front of a packed Machinery Exchange Stadium at Harare Sports Club. By half time  Zimbabwe led  15-3  after Daniel Mango and Daniel Capsopoulos dotted a try each, Mangongo had the bigger smile scoring on his…

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Rugby: Battle of Zambezi, an epic clash between Zimbabwe and Zambia, to be Streamed Live on Sand Sport Live

Zimbabwe Rugby Union has partnered with Sand Sport Live, a regional sports and television production house to stream the much anticipated match live on their facebook page

Rugby fans across the world will have a chance to watch live and stream, for free, the Battle of Zambezi, an epic clash between Zimbabwe and Zambia in both teams’ opening fixture in the Victoria Cup at the Machinery Exchange Stadium, Harare Sports Club tomorrow. Zimbabwe Rugby Union has partnered…

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Zimbabwe Rugby Union Announces Women’s National Team to Face Zambia

Skipper Lissy Wasarirevu believes playing against Zambia is very important game time that will help Zimbabwe in its bid to qualify for the next world cup

Zimbabwe Rugby Union has announced the squad for the Women’s national team that will face Zambia Women tomorrow at the Machinery exchange Stadium at Harare Sports Club. The squad features 10 players who played in the Zimbabwe Under-20 Women’s bilateral series against South Africa and three players who played in…

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Rugby: Zimbabwe Sables Call-up Eight Debutants Ahead of Zambia

The buildup to the 15:30 hrs kick-off will feature the Zimbabwe Lady Sables against Zambia Women’s National team

Zimbabwe Sables have announced eight debutants in their squad for the ‘Battle of Zambezi’ against Zambia at the Machinery Exchange Stadium at Harare Sports Club on Saturday – this will be the opening match for both teams in the revived Victoria Cup. Head coach Brendon Dawson believes the Victoria Cup…

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Brendon Mandivenga Named Captain of the Zimbabwe National Rugby Team, The Sables

“As Zambezi Battle Lines Are Drawn"

Brendon Mandivenga has been named as the Sables Captain ahead of the Zimbabwe’s opening match in the Victoria Cup against Zambia at the Machinery Exchange Stadium, Harare Sports Club on the 13th of July. Zimbabwe and Zambia will match up in the ‘Battle of Zambezi’ as the first match for…

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Zambia Women's Rugby National Team Announced

Team Manager Miyoba Hangala announced the team on Monday 07th July

The Zambia Women's Rugby National Team has been in preparation for the game against Zimbabwe set for the Machinery Exchange Stadium in Harare on Saturday 13th July, 2019. Team Manager Miyoba Hangala announced the team on Monday 07th July and said the following had made the Provisional Squad. 1. Martha…

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    • In South Sudan, the number of severely food insecure people was estimated at almost 7 million, 60 percent of the population, as of May-July 2019. Women weeding a field in Torit, South Sudan
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Protracted conflicts and adverse weather conditions exacerbate food needs

41 countries in need of food assistance – African Swine Fever threatening food security of a large number of people

Ongoing conflicts and dry weather conditions remain the primary causes of high levels of severe food insecurity, hampering food availability and access for millions of people, according to the Crop Prospects and Food Situation report issued today. The report by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations states that 41…

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Rugby: South Africa Under-20 Women seal series against Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe put up a better fight, showing signs of brilliance with ball carries and an aggressive defence

The Zimbabwe Under-20 Women put up added impetus to their resistance as they tried to salvage some pride in their 67-10 loss against the South Africa Under-20 Women in the second and final match in their bilateral series at Prince Edward, Harare. The victory earned South Africa a 2-0 series…

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Urgency of climate action highlighted for U.N. Summit preparatory meeting

Drought has triggered food insecurity in the Greater Horn of Africa, whilst southeast Africa is still recovering from devastating tropical cyclones

Earth is set to experience its five warmest years on record from 2015-2019, according to the World Meteorological Organization (WMO).  Increasing greenhouse gas concentrations will fuel the global heat – and accompanying ice melt, glacier retreat, sea level rise, ocean heat and extreme weather for generations to come.   The…