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Ho Fiave Global Evangelical Church Launches Awards Scheme

Ho Fiave Global Evangelical Church launches awards scheme

The Ho Fiave branch of the Global Evangelical Presbyterian Church (GEPC) has established an award scheme to encourage excellence in education and other endeavours...

Kenya launches locally assembled school desks project

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on Thursday launched the 1.9 billion shillings (about 17.6 million U.S. dollars) school furniture project that will see local artisans...

Turkey launches series of operations against 130 suspects over failed coup

Turkish authorities on Friday launched a series of operations across the country to detain at least 130 suspects over their alleged links to a...

Kenya launches mobile app to boost tax collections

Kenya has launched a mobile phone application to help boost the country's tax collections, the revenue agency said on Thursday. Elizabeth...
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Kenya launches synthetic biology innovation project to address challenges

Kenya on Thursday launched the first synthetic biology innovation project to address food insecurity and healthcare challenges in the country. Benson...
Medical workers are seen in a COVID-19 quarantine hospital in Cairo, Egypt, on June 15, 2020. Egypt reported on Monday its highest single-day COVID-19 deaths with 97 fatalities, taking the death toll in the North African country to 1,672, said the Egyptian Health Ministry. According to the ministry's spokesman Khaled Megahed, 1,691 new COVID-19 infections have also been registered in the past 24 hours, bringing the total confirmed cases to 46,289. (Xinhua/Ahmed Gomaa)

Child organization in Cambodia launches toll-free call service, interactive game to help prevent COVID-19...

Save the Children in Cambodia, supported by Cellcard, has launched a toll-free 3-2-1 call service and an interactive game for information related to COVID-19,...
climate change

UNEP launches assessment on air pollution, climate change in Africa

The UN Environment Programme (UNEP) in conjunction with the Climate and Clean Air Coalition (CCAC) on Monday launched the first assessment of air pollution...
organic farming

European Commission launches public consultation on organic farming

The European Commission on Friday launched a public consultation on its action plan on organic farming. Simultaneously it proposed the postponement by one year...

UN launches training program to help Somalis adapt to COVID-19 impacts

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has launched radio training programs in Somalia to help the Horn of Africa nation...
AFP/File / Kirill Kudryavtsev A Russian Proton-M rocket carrying the ExoMars 2016 spacecraft blasts off from the launch pad on March 14, 2016

China launches reusable experimental spacecraft

China successfully launched a reusable experimental spacecraft with a Long March-2F carrier rocket from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in northwest China Friday. ...
The debilitating impact of climate change

Durban launches Africa’s first city climate action plan

South Africa's eThekwini Municipality on Thursday became the first city on the African continent and one of the 12 cities in the world to...

South Africa launches new app to prevent “second wave” of COVID-19

South Africa has launched a new mobile application to fight against the COVID-19 pandemic and prevent a possible second wave of the virus, the...
Medical workers are seen in a COVID-19 quarantine hospital in Cairo, Egypt, on June 15, 2020. Egypt reported on Monday its highest single-day COVID-19 deaths with 97 fatalities, taking the death toll in the North African country to 1,672, said the Egyptian Health Ministry. According to the ministry's spokesman Khaled Megahed, 1,691 new COVID-19 infections have also been registered in the past 24 hours, bringing the total confirmed cases to 46,289. (Xinhua/Ahmed Gomaa)

South Africa launches new app to fight against COVID-19

The following are the updates on the global fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. - - - - SYDNEY -- The...

Kenya launches platform to boost agribusiness

Kenya on Wednesday launched the first Agribusiness Partnership Platform Framework (CAP-F) to streamline engagement with the private sector. Peter Munya, cabinet secretary...
Tintin Match

“Tintin Match” launched for Android and iOS

Planet Games in cooperation with Moulinsart are today proud to announce the release of Tintin Match, an exciting and fun match-3 mobile game that...
Ghana Export-Import Bank (GEXIM)

Ghana Export-Import Bank launches made-in-Ghana 4P campaign

The Ghana Export-Import Bank (GEXIM) has begun a nation-wide campaign dubbed Made-In-Ghana 4P to encourage Ghanaians to support the growth and development of indigenous...
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South Africa launches initiative to help facilitate exports

The South African government on Monday launched an mechanism to help remove barriers for enterprises other countries. The Department of...
VICTORIA FALLS, Aug. 7, 2020 (Xinhua) -- Photo taken on August 6, 2020 shows Victoria Falls at the border of Zimbabwe and Zambia. Zimbabwe's president on Thursday launched the National Tourism Recovery and Growth Strategy in Victoria Falls to guide the recovery of tourism sector which was hard hit by the COVID-19 pandemic. (Xinhua/Wanda)

South Africa launches Tourism Month amid COVID-19

The South African government on Monday launched the Tourism Month in the hope of rejuvenating the economy severely battered by the COVID-19 pandemic. ...
BRUSSELS, March 18, 2020 (Xinhua) -- European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen speaks at a press conference after a video conference in Brussels, Belgium, March 17, 2020. The heads of state and government of the European Union (EU) agreed during the video conference on Tuesday to endorse a temporary restriction on travels to the EU territory amid coronavirus concerns. (European Union/Handout via Xinhua)

EU launches €60 million anti-COVID-19 assistance program for IGAD member states

The European Union (EU) on Monday launched a 60 million U.S. euros anti-COVID-19 assistance program for Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) member states. ...
A boy runs with a flag during a ruling Chama Cha Mapinduzi (CCM) rally in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, on October 21, 2015. CCM's party's candidate John Magufuli hopes to succeed President Jakaya Kikwete in what is seen as the tightest electoral race in Tanzania's history, as the main opposition parties unite around ex-prime minister Edward Lowassa, 61, who recently defected from the CCM. AFP PHOTO / DANIEL HAYDUK (Photo credit should read Daniel Hayduk/AFP/Getty Images)

Tanzania’s ruling party launches Magufuli’s re-election campaign

Tanzania's ruling party Chama Cha Mapinduzi on Saturday held a rally to mark the launch of President John Magufuli's re-election bid in the country's...

WHO launches awareness campaign on correct wearing of masks in Guinea-Bissau

The World Health Organization (WHO) launched on Friday a major awareness campaign called "The Correct Use of Protective Masks" to contain the spread of...
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Nigeria launches investigation into helicopter crash that killed 2

Nigerian authorities said they have launched an investigation into a helicopter crash which claimed two lives on Friday in Lagos, the economic hub. ...

Kenya launches digital strategy to boost agricultural productivity

Kenya on Friday launched a digital strategy and electronic voucher input subsidy program to boost agricultural productivity and farmers' income. Peter Munya,...

Kenya’s judiciary launches policy on alternative justice system

Kenya's judiciary on Thursday launched a policy on an alternative justice system in order to boost access to justice. David Maraga,...
The flag of Lebanon features the Lebanon cedar.

Lebanon launches platform to ensure transparency in donations distribution

Lebanon's caretaker Prime Minister Hassan Diab on Thursday launched a platform to ensure transparency in dealing with the donations following the deadly blasts in...
Cyber Security

Zambia launches online child protection strategy

Zambia on Thursday launched an online children protection strategy aimed at protecting children from online abuse and cyberbullying. The National Child...

TREATS TB study launches COVID-19 study in Zambia

A major TB study currently underway and aimed at investigating methods to reduce TB prevalence and infection in Zambia and South Africa will soon...
Launch Album

Harbour City Mass Choir launches maiden single album

The Harbour City Mass Choir (HCMC), has launched its new single titled ‘In Christ Alone’ to spread hope during this pandemic period. The single, which...
Africa Union Extremely Important Campaign

Africa Union Launches an Extremely Important Campaign

H.E. Amira Elfadil Mohammed, Commissioner for Social Affairs, African Union Commission; H.E. Dr Amani Abou-Zeid, Commissioner for Infrastructure and Energy; and Dr John Nkengasong,...

NPP launches 2020 manifesto, promises to transform country forever

The governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) on Saturday launched its election 2020 manifesto with a promise to provide a leadership of service to transform...