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Africa Men and Women’s Sevens, the two tournaments serving as qualification events for the Games of the XXXII Olympiad, Tokyo 2020

The Tunisian and South African rugby federations will host the Africa Women's Sevens and Africa Men's Sevens tournaments, respectively, which will serve as qualification events for the Games of the XXXII Olympiad in Tokyo in 2020

In partnership with Société Générale, the official bank of Rugby Africa (www.RugbyAfrique.com), the Africa Women's Sevens will take place on 12nd and 13th October 2019 in Jemmel in Tunisia and will bring together twelve of the best African teams. Each one will be eager to top the rankings so that…

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Africa Day – Afrika Vuka! Our future is at stake. We demand a fossil- free Africa!

AfricaDay has been a symbol of aspiration for self-determination against the exploitation of natural resources that has seen the continent in perpetual conflict

Africa – On this auspicious day for Africans, people in their thousands, from all walks of life have united and gathered in more than 20 countries on the continent to show their support in the continual fight against fossil fuels and advocate for climate justice. S​ince its origins, AfricaDay has…

Source: Zimbabwe Rugby Union (ZRU) |

Zimbabwe Rugby Union: Head Coach of the Zimbabwe National Women’s Seven’s side Abigail Kawonza has stepped down from her national team coaching position

She holds long list of records breaking new ground as the first woman in Africa to be appointed as a senior national team coach

Zimbabwe Rugby Union (ZRU) would like to announce that Abigail Kawonza has stepped down from her national team coaching position in pursuit of other top portfolios she holds with the ZRU and World Rugby. Voice recordings of Abigail Kawonza and Abigail Mnikwa: http://bit.ly/2X1P87c She was the Head Coach of the Zimbabwe…

Source: World Meterological Organization |

Global platform on disaster risk reduction: we need a drastic change of course

This year, tropical cyclone Idai left more than 1000 people dead in Mozambique, Zimbabwe, and Malawi

The impacts of climate change, associated sea level rise and extreme weather are amplifying as a result of record greenhouse gas levels and combining with urbanization, environmental degradation and water stress to produce interlocking crises. There needs to be a drastic change of course, according to the top global forum…

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Global partners announce $61.8 million allocation to boost African Development Bank initiative for women entrepreneurs

“This substantial support from the Women Entrepreneurs Finance Initiative, We-Fi, will help us scale up our actions and achieve greater results for women entrepreneurs across the continent” - Vanessa Moung

The Governing Committee of the Women Entrepreneurs Finance Initiative (We-Fi) has approved a funding allocation of $61.8 million for the African Development Bank’s (https://www.AfDB.org/en/) Affirmative Finance Action for Women in Africa (AFAWA) (https://bit.ly/2Q1fF1L) program. We-Fi (https://We-Fi.org/) is a partnership among 14 donor governments, eight multilateral development banks, and other public and…

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The third and final tournament of Rugby Africa's U20 Barthés Trophy concludes with a first victory by Zambia over the Ugandan hosts

Zambia qualifies for Pool B for the next U20 Barthés Trophy tournament

For the first time Ghana, Zambia and Uganda participated in Rugby Africa's (www.RugbyAfrique.com) Under-20 tournament, from 7th to 12th May, 2019, and competed for the open spot in Pool B for 2020. The final between Zambia and Uganda was extremely tight, but Zambia narrowly won the last match of the…

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Zambia u20 National Rugby Team are the Champions

Zambia now joins Tunisia, Ivory Coast and fellow Southern Africans Zimbabwe in the 2020 edition of Group B Junior championships

The Zambia u20 National Rugby Team held on to a slender 14-12 slender score line to clinch their maiden Barthes’ Group C trophy against hosts Uganda at Kampala's Kyandondo Rugby Club. One try by Red Arrows Rugby winger George Mwamba plus 3 penalties was all Zambia needed to lay claim…

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Secretary-General’s remarks at press encounter with Moussa Faki Mahamat, Chairperson of the African Union Commission

We consider that our work, in peace and security, in human rights, in development, in relation to climate change - our work can only succeed in the world if it succeeds in Africa

SG: This summit is a demonstration that the partnership between the African Union and the UN is an absolutely central, strategic partnership for the United Nations. We consider that our work, in peace and security, in human rights, in development, in relation to climate change - our work can only…

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Emirates Red Crescent (ERC) offers food assistance to 60,000 families affected by cyclone Idai in Malawi

The Emirates Red Crescent (ERC) is implementing the second phase of its relief programme for those affected by the cyclone

The Emirates Red Crescent, ERC, has offered food baskets and dietary supplements to 60,000 families, including children, affected by the tropical cyclone, Idai in Malawi. The ERC is implementing the second phase of its relief programme for those affected by the cyclone. The ERC said that the ERC’s latest food…

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World Bank Scales Up Emergency Support for Mozambique, Malawi, and Zimbabwe in the Wake of Cyclone Idai

$700 million in support for storm-hit countries

The World Bank today announced that it has mobilized over half a billion dollars in new resources to help people in Mozambique, Malawi, and Zimbabwe affected by the assessed impact of Cyclone Idai. The World Bank is activating the International Development Association (IDA) Crisis Response Window (CRW) to provide up…