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African film content classification and online child protection

The Kenyan Film Classification Board (KFCB) has concluded a two week reciprocal study tour, hosted by the Film and Publication Board (FPB) of South Africa, to identify mutually beneficial activities for both countries, develop mechanisms and programs for content classification and regulation, and promote best practice.

19 hours ago

Addis Ababa to host 10th African Development Forum
Addis Ababa to host 10th African Development Forum

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia - Preparations are underway for the 10th African Development Forum (ADF) to be convened by the Economic Commission for Africa, the African Union and the African Development Bank.

22 hours ago

Director, Brand and Communications, AFRIMA, Matlou Tsotsesi, unveils Lagos State as the Host City for the 2016 All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA 3.0)
African Union declares Lagos as the official host city of AFRIMA 2016

The African Union Commission (AUC) has announced Lagos State as the official Host City of the third edition of The All Africa Music Awards.

19 Aug 2016

SITA Introduces fast, secure connectivity to Kenya Airways
SITA Introduces fast, secure connectivity to Kenya Airways

SITA, the global air transport communications provider, is to roll out faster, new-generation connectivity across Kenya Airways' global network, a vital investment in infrastructure needed to support the airline's renewed focus on cost optimisation and airline modernisation.

18 Aug 2016

Source: Africa Renewal
The impact on Africa after Brexit

By 6:30 am on 24 June, less than 12 hours after a successful referendum on Brexit (Britain's exit from the European Union), South Africa's currency, the rand, took the first blow. It plunged by almost 8% from R14.33 to R15.45 against the US dollar, its steepest single-day decline since the 2008 financial crisis. Brexit sent shock waves through the global markets, including those in Africa.

By Amelia Tan 17 Aug 2016

L-R: First Lady Margaret Kenyatta, Markus Gemuen and Andre Mendoza.
Partnership campaign to improve breast cancer care in Kenya

NAIROBI, Kenya - First Lady Margaret Kenyatta, Kenya Ministry of Health and Roche Pharmaceuticals, have launched key activities that will facilitate access to improved care for patients with breast cancer in Kenya. The launch builds on the country's 2015-2020 National Strategy for the Prevention and Control of Non-Communicable Diseases and represents a comprehensive approach to battling the disease.

17 Aug 2016

Applications for 2017/2018 Chevening scholarships open
Applications for 2017/2018 Chevening scholarships open

RABAT, Morocco - Applications for Chevening Scholarships, the prestigious global scholarship programme of the UK government, are now open. The scholarship is open to students worldwide.

17 Aug 2016