Renewed Hope: Africa Oil Week (AOW) 2023 to Welcome Nigerian Delegation and Showcase President Tinubu’s Agenda for Nigeria’s Energy Sector

Download logo AOW 2023 ( is honored to announce that Olu Verheijen, Special Advisor on Energy to His Excellency President Bola A. Tinubu, and Gabriel Aduda, Permanent Secretary of the Federal Ministry of Petroleum Resources, will be coming with a Nigerian delegation to showcase investment opportunities within Africa’s largest oil & gas producing market. Nigeria’s […]

Western Union Enables International Money Transfers for Morocco Earthquake Victims and Relief Donations

Download logo Western Union ( today announced that consumers can now use its international money transfer services to send donations directly to the Government of Morocco’s special fund in support of victims and relief efforts. Donations In response to the devastating earthquake that struck the Al-Houz region of Morocco on Sept. 8, the Government of Morocco […]

Making cotton sustainable requires science, investment and governance

Download logo Global efforts to make cotton production more sustainable require innovative technologies, targeted investments and better governance through a systems approach that breaks down silos, the Director-General of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), QU Dongyu, said today in his address to World Cotton Day 2023. World Cotton Day, which […]

Malawi undergoing National Cholera Outbreak Review

The Ministry of Health has convened a National After-Action Review AAR meeting to reflect on the response to the recent Cholera outbreak. The aim of the review is to share lessons, challenges, and document best practices to improve public health emergency response. Speaking at the opening, WHO Country Representative Dr Neema Rusibamayila Kimambo stated that […]

Canon’s Young People Programme Partners with Dikan Center in Ghana to Empower Young Visual Storytellers

Canon ( is proud to announce its partnership with Dikan Center, a visionary non-profit institution based in Ghana, committed to providing visual education. This major collaboration marks the official launch of the Canon Young People Programme (YPP) in Ghana, with a mission to enable the next generation of creative young people, using their skills to […]

Africa’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) progress uneven, requires accelerated efforts to meet the 2030 deadline – report

Download logo Africa’s progress on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the African Union’s Agenda 2063 aspirations has been uneven, with significant differences among subregions, countries, and rural and urban areas. This calls for accelerated efforts to ensure that Africa achieves the global goals by the 2030 deadline, the latest Africa Sustainable Development report has […]

Société Nationale Industrielle et Minière (SNIM) to Welcome Delegates as Platinum Sponsor at MSGBC Oil, Gas & Power 2023

Mauritania’s national mining company, Société Nationale Industrielle et Minière (SNIM) has been confirmed as a platinum sponsor for the upcoming MSGBC Oil, Gas & Power 2023 Conference & Exhibition ( taking place in Nouakchott, Mauritania. Under the esteemed patronage of the President of the Republic of Mauritania, H.E. Mohamed Ould Cheikh El Ghazouani, and the […]

Jefferson Osei to Speak at Global Black Impact Summit 2023

The highly anticipated Global Black Impact Summit 2023 ( is proud to announce that Jefferson Osei, Co-Founder, Director, and CEO of Amsterdam-based menswear and womenswear fashion brand, Daily Paper, will speak at the prestigious event. Taking place under the theme, ‘Black Excellence: Unveiling the Untapped Potential’, the summit will take place in Dubai from November 31 […]

Woman reunited with the nurse who helped save her life 30 years ago

Catherine, 18, was facing certain death for both herself and her baby when nurse Aly heard her cries; today, the pair have been reunited after 30 years and are volunteering together on board Mercy Ships’ (www.MercyShips.Africa) newest hospital ship in Catherine’s home country of Sierra Leone. A woman was reunited this week ( with a nurse […]

Sierra Leone’s President Julius Maada Bio Receives $100 Million No-Collateral Educational Loan For 1,000 Sierra Leonean Graduates to Study Abroad

Download logo His Excellency President Dr Julius Maada Bio has received a cheque for a USD100 million loan to support 1,000 Sierra Leonean graduates to study STEM, MBA, and AI courses in the United States of America and Canada. The symbolic presentation of the cheque, which is a no-collateral educational loan, was made to the […]