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  • First Person: An on-air antidote to misinformation in the Central African RepublicFirst Person: An on-air antidote to misinformation in the Central African Republic
    The citizens of the Central African Republic (CAR) have endured decades of war and conflict. Merveille Yayoro, a young reporter at Guira-FM, the radio station run by the UN peacekeeping mission in the country (MINUSCA), says that she wants her work to provide an antidote to hate speech and misinformation,… Read more »
  • The Women that Run Big Business in Africa
    JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, 11 June 2021 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/- Africa.com undertook a rigorous research project to identify not just high profile personalities, but the women who actually run the largest, most complex businesses on the African continent. The result is called The Africa.com Definitive List of Women CEOs. On August 18, Harvard… Read more »
  • Pete Townshend’s Music Amplifies African World Blood Donor Day Celebrations
    Musician Pete Townshend has given permission for his classic song ‘Give Blood’ (hear on Spotify and YouTube) to be used for the first time to promote blood donation on 14 June. Global Blood Fund, a charity focused on encouraging voluntary blood donation, has produced world-music interpretations in multiple languages for international use to… Read more »
  • Mastercard Empowers Consumers To Choose A Sustainable Future With Eco-Friendly CardsMastercard Empowers Consumers To Choose A Sustainable Future With Eco-Friendly Cards
    New Certification And Recycling Programs to Inform Consumer Choice ACCRA, Ghana, 9 June 2021 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/- According to a recent Mastercard study, 58% of consumers are more mindful of their impact on the environment, with 85% willing to take personal action this year.  Today, Mastercard makes this promise easier to realize… Read more »
  • MEDIA ADVISORY : Launch of the African Sanitation Policy Guidelines – African Ministers’ Council on Water (amcow-aspglaunch.com)
    Event hosted by African Ministers’ Council on WaterThursday, 10th June 2021, 15 :00 HRS (GMT+1)Register here  LAGOS, Nigeria, 9 June, 2021 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/- The ASPG was developed in close consultation with the member states of the African Union and sector stakeholders. It aims to guide African countries to improve or develop sanitation… Read more »
  • Fragile democratic gains at risk in Central Africa as violence by armed groups escalates
    Attacks by armed groups including Boko Haram and Islamic State West Africa Province pose grave threats to Central Africa’s fragile stability, the Secretary-General’s Special Representative told the Security Council on Monday, while spotlighting crucial democratic gains that must be protected. NEW YORK, USA, June 09, 2021,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/-François Louncény… Read more »
  • Oilserv leverages SAP S/4HANA to empower data-driven decision-makingOilserv leverages SAP S/4HANA to empower data-driven decision-making
    LAGOS, Nigeria, 8 June 2021 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/- Following a period of rapid growth and a landmark new pipeline contract, one of Nigeria’s leading services companies in the oil and gas sector had an urgent need for a world-class enterprise system.  The objective: end-to-end business transformation, with a focus on enabling… Read more »
  • Reimagining the role of business in advancing sustainability this World Environment DayReimagining the role of business in advancing sustainability this World Environment Day
    By Sunil Geness, Global Sustainability Lead for Africa at SAP NAIROBI, Kenya, 4 June 2021 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/- As we celebrate World Environment Day, it is important to take stock of both the urgency of establishing a more sustainable global society, and the progress made in achieving this.  Sustainability in the… Read more »
  • African Media Agency (AMA) Awarded a Certificate of Excellence in the 2021 African SABRE AwardsAfrican Media Agency (AMA) Awarded a Certificate of Excellence in the 2021 African SABRE Awards
    ABIDJAN, Côte d’Ivoire, 4 June, 2021-/African Media Agency/-African Media Agency (AMA), a leading pan African integrated communications firm has been awarded a Certificate of Excellence for Media Relations in the 4th African SABRE Awards, on May 27, 2021. AMA was recognized by the jury for their support to the African… Read more »
  • Call for African organisations to lead by example this World Environment DayCall for African organisations to lead by example this World Environment Day
    NAIROBI, Kenya, 4 June 2021 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/- June 5th marks World Environment Day, the United Nations’ principal vehicle for encouraging awareness and action for the protection of the environment.  According to Sunil Geness, Global Sustainability Lead for Africa at SAP, it is important to take stock of both the urgency… Read more »
  • SAP Expanding World’s Largest Business NetworkSAP Expanding World’s Largest Business Network
    New Industry Solutions Will Drive More Sustainable Business Performance WALLDORF, Germany, 3 June 2021 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/- At its global SAPPHIRE NOW® conference, SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) announced a bold vision to create new business communities able to improve business outcomes, better navigate changing economic and geopolitical conditions and enhance sustainability contributions. SAP unveiled… Read more »
  • The END Fund and IHS Nigeria Partner to Tackle Endemic Neglected Diseases in Ekiti state, NigeriaThe END Fund and IHS Nigeria Partner to Tackle Endemic Neglected Diseases in Ekiti state, Nigeria
    · Planned donation supports Nigeria’s strategic plan to effectively tackle endemic neglected diseases as public health concerns in the nation ·The partnership also drives positive outcomes for Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) in Ekiti state LAGOS, Nigeria, 2 June 2021 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/- The END Fund, a private philanthropic initiative solely dedicated… Read more »
  • Africa has a champion for Sanitation and Hygiene
    NAIROBI, Kenya, 1 June 2021 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/- The African Ministers Council on Water (AMCOW) has appointed H.E Mrs Fatima Maada Bio, the First Lady of the Republic of Sierra Leone as the Africa Champion for Sanitation and Hygiene. She was unveiled on 26th May 2021 at the State House, Sierra… Read more »
  • IPA invites project proposals to nurture Africa’s reading culture ‘beyond the classroom’ in 2022-2023IPA invites project proposals to nurture Africa’s reading culture ‘beyond the classroom’ in 2022-2023
    USD 200,000 for the best ideas to get more Africans reaching for a book GENEVA, Switzerland, 1 June, 2021 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/- The International Publishers Association (IPA) will today begin accepting proposals for projects to develop reading culture beyond the classroom in Africa, with grants from the USD 200,000 Africa… Read more »
  • Drones deliver blood to prevent maternal death in BotswanaDrones deliver blood to prevent maternal death in Botswana
    Drones are providing life-saving care to women in remote parts of the southern African country, Botswana, who otherwise may die in childbirth, thanks to suxpport from the United Nations.  NEW YORK, USA, May 31, 2021,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/-For women in Botswana, especially those living in remote communities where medical supplies and blood may not be in stock, giving birth… Read more »
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