Liberia to Host First Blue Oceans Conference


The Liberian government partnered with the Embassy of Sweden in Monrovia and Conservation International (CI) to organize a ‘Blue Ocean Conference’ in Monrovia from March 18 – 21, 2019. This to be the first environmental and marine conference organized in West Africa, signifying a historic moment for the country – according to the organizers. A National Steering Committee involving of

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Zambian Minister of Gender, Elizabeth Phiri Braves Women to Participate in Political Governance

Zambian Minister of Gender

Johannesburg, South Africa (ADV) – Zambian Minister of Gender, Elizabeth Phiri braved women recently to actively participate in political governance as might help in closing social, economic gender gaps while opening officially, the 63rd United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) event, in New York. “But women have to vigorously participate in the political governance of countries if

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AMRA Pursues Better Tomorrow for Africa through Research


Promoting African market via marketing of social and opinion research activities to the rest of the world, the African Marketing Research Association (AMRA), unified with Nigerian Marketing Research Association (NiMRA), sets to hold the third edition of its annual Africa Forum in Lagos. The forum offers an opportunity for business magnates and for Africa’s brands seeking relevance and supplementary places.

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Disney Agrees with Bahamas on Locating its New $400m Cruise Port and Entertainment Facility on the Island


Entertainment Company Disney is looking at creating another of its famous entertainment facilities around the world and this time it has its eyes set on the Caribbean. The company’s Disney Island Development Ltd came to an agreement with the Bahamas government on March 12, 2019, to invest up to US$400 million on a 190-acre land purchased at Lighthouse Point, Bannerman

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Inspire Africa Rewards Female Entrepreneurs with Grants Worth N1.55m

Inspire Africa for Global Impacts Initiative has awarded N1.55 million grants to female entrepreneurs in a project tagged “Ignite Innovation Lab”. The project, supported by United States Embassy, was launched to provide a unique opportunity to female entrepreneurs to develop entrepreneurial and leadership skills and push them into social entrepreneurship space. After a pitch competition in Abuja, top three ventures

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Oluwaseun Ayodeji Osowobi, Crowned Commonwealth Young Person of the year

Oluwaseun Ayodeji Osowobi

A Nigerian young woman, Oluwaseun Ayodeji Osowobi has been declared the 2019 Young Woman of the Year to her delight and that of her relatives. Osowobi received the award on account of her immense contributions and help to sexual abuse victims. Twenty-eight-year-old Oluwaseun Ayodeji Osowobi, from Lagos, was presented with the award by Commonwealth Secretary-General, Patricia Scotland, at Marlborough House,

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African Media Agency, CEO Eloine Barry: “We Can Only Shape our Positive African Narrative by Motivating Talent Growth

African Media Agency

The CEO of African Media Agency (AMA) , Eloine Barry has noted the importance of rewarding best talents in media, saying that the gesture breeds excellence. Barry made the remark during the presentation of this year’s winner of the Africa Media Agency (AMA) Awards which rewards outstanding work from an African reporter every year. This year the awards was carted

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