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DMWA Resources endorses Equal by 30 Campaign, encouraging more women to become Players in the Energy Sector

DMWA Resources (www.DMWAResources.com), a pan-African energy marketing & investment holding, endorses the gender equity campaign, Equal by 30, which aims to encourage women in the clean energy sector to access equal pay, equal leadership and equal opportunities. Alongside 6 partner organisations, DMWA increases the total of signatories to 144, including 118 organisations, 13 partners and 13 governments. By having a limited workforce, companies are not drawing upon the full range of talent at

Basketball Africa League launches “BAL Hang Time” on League’s YouTube Channel

WHO: Youcef Ouldyassia, Head of Content & Programming, Basketball Africa League (BAL); former professional basketball player and television host Upcoming guests include BAL President Amadou Gallo Fall and Toronto Raptors assistant coach Patrick Mutombo WHAT: The first episode of “BAL Hang Time”, a new biweekly interview series dedicated to African basketball, culture, lifestyle and art, will tip off on the BAL YouTube Channel (https://bit.ly/3bUoofk) at 1:00 p.m. GMT this Fri

TSAVO Oilfield Services endorses Equal by 30 Campaign

In yet another bold move, TSAVO Oilfield Services (TSAVO) (www.TSAVOOilfieldServices.com) becomes a signatory of the Equal by 30 campaign, alongside 7 key partners across the African continent, including the African Energy Chamber (www.EnergyChamber.org). “My name is Eng. Elizabeth Rogo, an African woman and the Founder & CEO of TSAVO Oilfield Services as well as the President – East Africa, for the African Energy Chamber. It fills me with great joy to join and support the Equal b

Coronavirus – Africa: UNESCO puts the spotlight on women’s voices in imagining the world to come

Download logoUNESCO has invited leading women thinkers, artists and activists from fields ranging from climatology to international relations through physics and African studies, to voice their views on the challenges and opportunities the world will face in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. The first six short videos published today provide a female perspective on questions regarding the environment, education and international relations that are coming to the fore during the current global

Coronavirus – Africa: Substantial investment needed to avert mental health crisis

Download logoThe COVID-19 pandemic is highlighting the need to urgently increase investment in services for mental health or risk a massive increase in mental health conditions in the coming months, according to a policy brief on COVID-19 and mental health issued by the United Nations today. “The impact of the pandemic on people’s mental health is already extremely concerning,” said Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director-General of the World Health Organization. “Soci

Centurion Legal Group adds Weight to Equal by 30 Campaign to strengthen role of Women in Energy

Centurion Law Group (https://CenturionLG.com) has become a signatory to the Equal by 30 Campaign, which calls for private and public sector commitments to further equal pay, equal leadership and equal opportunities for women in the clean energy sector by 2030. The Equal by 30 campaign is a joint initiative of the Clean Energy, Education and Empowerment Initiative (C3E), which works to advance the participation of women in the clean energy transition and close the gender gap, and the Interna

Coronavirus – Africa/Middle East: UNHCR urges sustained support to protect world’s forcibly displaced from “devastating” impact of coronavirus

Download logoUNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is seeking US$745 million as it races to prepare for and prevent outbreaks of COVID-19 among refugees and other displaced populations around the globe. This is UNHCR’s portion of the revised UN Global Humanitarian Response Plan appealing for US$6.7 billion, launched last Thursday. Based on the latest assessments of global needs to curb the impact of the pandemic among forcibly displaced, it is an upward revision of the initial US$255 million sough

Coronavirus – Africa: Statement on Protecting Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights and Promoting Gender-Responsiveness in the COVID-19 Crisis

Download logoWe, the Ministers of South Africa, Sweden, Argentina, Australia, Albania, Belgium, Bolivia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Cabo Verde, Canada, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, Fiji, France, Germany, Greece, Guinea, Italy, Latvia, Lebanon, Liberia, Luxembourg, Madagascar, Montenegro, Netherlands, North Macedonia, Namibia, New Zealand, Norway, Portugal, Romania, Serbia, Spain, Switzerland and the United Kingdom, are honored to issue this joint statement on behalf of the people and gover
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