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Listen to the soundbiteDownload the soundbiteCanon Central & North Africa (CCNA) (www.Canon-CNA.com), a provider of imaging technologies and services is proud to announce the launch of its ‘Visionaries’ interview video series across Africa.

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The video below is copyright free and can be used at will, without asking for authorizationWatch the videoEarlier this year, we launched JAMII; our Africa-focused sustainability platform with an aim of making good on our promise to continue to be a trusted partner for sustainable growth in Africa.

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On Monday, 16 May 2022, the second day of the 5th Global Conference on the Elimination of Child Labour continued at the International Convention Centre (ICC) in Durban, South Africa where various representatives provided empowering insights to #EndChildLabour.

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The joy of the people of the Catholic Diocese of Oyo (https://CatholicDioceseOyo.org), especially those of Iwajowa Local Government and the entire Oke Ogun area, which population is roughly 1.5 Million knew no bounds with the recent news of approval of the license in principle for the Ave Maria Microfinance Bank (Proposed), being promoted by the diocese.

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Download logoNBA Africa and KFC Africa (https://order.KFC.co.za/ourtaste/ourfood)  today announced a marketing partnership that will see NBA Africa and KFC Africa collaborate on a number of promotions and activations for basketball fans across eight countries on the continent: Botswana, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Namibia, Nigeria, Senegal and Tanzania.

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Merck Foundation (https://Merck-Foundation.com), the philanthropic arm of Merck KGaA Germany marks World Hypertension Day 2022 in partnership with African First Ladies, Ministries of Health, Medical Societies and Academia, through their long-term commitment toward building Cardiovascular, Diabetes, and Endocrinology care capacity in Africa, Asia, and Latin America.

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Pan-African multilateral trade finance institution, the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank), has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the African Petroleum Producers Organization (APPO) for the creation of a multi-billion-dollar energy bank.

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Canon’s (Canon-CNA.com) new interview video series puts the spotlight on pioneering voices of Africa, who are challenging stereotypes and ushering in a new era of change; The series features visionaries from Kenya, Nigeria and Egypt and offers a glimpse into the challenges and successes faced by them in their inspiring journeys; Shot on the EOS R5, EOS R6 and EOS C70 cameras, the series will provide a powerful platform to celebrate the talent and achievements of everyday people, who have emerged as icons of their generation.

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Download logoRMB (www.RMB.co.za), a division of FirstRand Bank Limited, has launched an appealing new brand campaign that speaks to the bank’s ability to deliver on seemingly disparate objectives. The campaign, called “Our talent is how we do both”, is being flighted on airport billboards, digital and social media channels, print, film/TV and radio.

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Download logoThe Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Dr Naledi Pandor, will speak at two events in Cape Town this week marking the 20th anniversary of the launch of the African Union (AU).

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Download logoThe U.S. Embassy has officially announced the names of the 10 young African Leaders from Mauritius and Seychelles who were selected out of the 200-plus applicants for the 2022 Mandela Washington Fellowship Program.

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Download logoThe U.S. government’s Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) and representatives from the Governments of Benin and Niger met May 12-13 to advance a proposed regional development grant designed to reduce the cost of transportation along the road corridor between the port of Cotonou and the capital city of Niamey.

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Download logoThe United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) expresses its serious concern about armed clashes yesterday, 15 May, that involved indiscriminate fire and the alleged use of heavy weapons, in Janzour area, a densely populated neighbourhood in Tripoli.

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Download logoThe opening ceremony for the Forensic Disciplines Exchange Event, organized by the Office of Security Cooperation of the U.S. Embassy to Mauritius and Seychelles, was held this morning at the new Mauritius Revenue Authority Integrated Customs Clearing Center (ICCC) in Le Chaland.

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Download logoWe are pleased that the presidential elections in the Federal Republic of Somalia held on 15 May 2022 have been completed successfully. We congratulate H.E Hassan Sheikh Mohamud and wish him success during his tenure.

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As a community educator on child abuse and gender-based violence, Amos Ojandu often responds to domestic violence incidents in his local district of Yumbe in northern Uganda. “My neighbour used to fight with his wife every day because he suspected her of cheating on him.

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Download logoA new report published today by WHO and UNICEF reveals that more than 2.5 billion people need one or more assistive products, such as wheelchairs, hearing aids, or apps that support communication and cognition.

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The African Energy Chamber (AEC) (www.EnergyChamber.org), in partnership with global market intelligence platform, S&P Global, is proud to announce the launch of a technical webinar ahead of the continent’s premier energy event, African Energy Week (AEW) 2022.

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The Arab Petroleum Investments Corporation (APICORP) (www.APICORP.org), a multilateral financial institution, today announced the appointment of Khalid bin Ali Al-Ruwaigh as its new CEO, taking over from Dr. Ahmed Ali Attiga who led the organization over the past five years, during which APICORP successfully navigated an ever-changing business and energy landscape.

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The Commonwealth Secretariat (www.TheCommonwealth.org) and the International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC) (www.ITFC-idb.org) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU)  to collaborate on key areas of development. Key areas of focus in the MoU include women’s economic empowerment, digital trade and e-commerce, private sector and small and medium enterprises development, climate change and environment protection, capacity building for trade negotiations and trade finance.

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Download logoThe United Nations in Somalia welcomed the conclusion of the country’s presidential election today. “I would like to congratulate the newly-elected President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud on his victory tonight, but also express our appreciation to the other candidates, and particularly outgoing President Mohammed Abdullahi Mohamed ‘Farmaajo,’ for respecting the outcome and for continuing the Somali tradition of embracing whoever wins and supporting them going forward – the atmosphere tonight, I think, was very positive," the UN Secretary-General’s Special Representative for Somalia, James Swan, said in the early hours of Monday morning.

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Download logoThe U.S. Embassy, in coordination with Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities, is hosting a cultural property workshop to share best practices on combatting illicit trafficking of Egyptian antiquities and cultural objects from May 15 to 19.

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Download logoEnsuring the private sector can gain access to markets and compete equally with government-run businesses is vital for countries across the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) to create jobs in a region with the highest youth unemployment in the world, according to a new World Bank report.

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Download logoPresident Uhuru Kenyatta today held talks with U.S. Army General Stephen Townsend who paid him a courtesy call at State House, Nairobi. President Kenyatta’s discussion with Gen. Townsend, who is the Commander of the U.S.

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