Tag: Books

COVID-19 response must target African agriculture and the rural poor (by Olusegun Obasanjo and Hailemariam Desalegn Boshe)

By Olusegun Obasanjo, former President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria and Hailemariam Desalegn Boshe, former Prime Minister of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia Africa has so far escaped the worst health consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic. However, the continent looks like it could be the worst hit from the economic fallout of the crisis: 80 million Africans could be pushed into extreme poverty if action is not taken. And disruptions in food systems raise the prospect of more

Canon Middle East builds on the Arab tradition of storytelling with the launch of ‘Hakawaty’ to inspire and entertain children

Promoting the treasure trove of Arabic literary content from the region, Hakawaty keeps kids entertained at home with a host of Arabic stories; Families can tune in to the stories narrated by expert Hakawatis on Canon’s social media pages. The rich tradition of Arabic storytelling, which brings to life fables, legends and tales of kings and warriors, gets a new platform with Canon Middle East (www.Canon-ME.com) bringing captivating stories, narrated by expert Hakawatis, through the ne

Digital version of 2020 Law Book available now

Download logoA digital version of the SA Rugby (https://www.SARugby.co.za/) Law Book for 2020 has been made available for the first time in an effort to reach a bigger audience as part of the bigger South African rugby community. The interactive digital Law Book provide the rugby community with in-depth coverage of all 21 Laws of the Game, as well as Law Variations for Under-19 rugby, sevens and 10s. The Law Book provides a complete guide of match-official signals, featuring several prominen

OPEC still has an important role to play in Global Oil Market (By Sebastian Wagner)

By Sebastian Wagner Scan Western news about OPEC from the last few years, and a common observation tends to appear: OPEC had a huge influence on the global oil market back in the day. Now, in the shale oil era, not so much. I would argue that OPEC can safely state that reports of its death—or dwindling relevance—are greatly exaggerated. In fact, OPEC has been at the center of one of the biggest stories of 2020 aside from COVID-19: a historic deal that resolved the oil price war

Coronavirus – South Africa: Member of the Executive Council (MEC) Debbie Schäfer: Reading and educational activities during Coronavirus COVID-19 lockdown

Download logoQuality reading @home (Part 3) If I were put on the spot and asked one very simple question: “What is the best education activity a parent can do during lockdown with their children?”, my answer would confidently be: “READING”. The ability to read and write is the foundation on which all further learning is based, and the ability to read for meaning and pleasure is without a doubt the most important skill that children can learn in primary

Handover Ceremony of the Arabic Text Books donated by the Government of Egypt to the Government of Maldives

Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Maldives
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The Government of the Arab Republic of Egypt handed the over the Arabic Text Books donated through the Al-Azhar University to Al-Madhrasathul Arabiy

Congratulation for the Commendation Award

Embassy of Japan in Tanzania
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On 17th December 2019, Mr. Takeda Katsutoshi, Chargé d'affaires ad interim of the Embassy of Japan in Tanzania held a reception for Awarding ceremony of Professor A

Displaced students sit exams with support from UNMISS (By Francesca Annemarie Mold)

United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS)

In the murky pre-dawn light, hundreds of teenagers emerge from their shelters within the United Nations protection site, nervously clutching their pads and pens as they prepare to sit their end of year examinations.

Sitting academic tests is a stressful experience for any student. But it is even more challenging