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GraceKennedy donates millions to hurricane relief efforts

GraceKennedy Limited is assisting with the relief effort in the Caribbean with a contribution of food items and cash valued at J$3.7million to Food for the Poor and the International Red Cross.Following the passage of Hurricanes Irma and Maria,... (

Nigeria: Guinness Bring Thierry Henry to Nigeria for Its Made of Black Campaign

[This is Africa] International football icon, Thierry Henry who played for English giants Arsenal will be coming to Nigeria to work with Guinness in Nigeria and across Africa to shine a light on those who demonstrate their Made of Black spirit. (

Nigeria: AY, Gordons, Helen Paul Storm Beauty of Africa International Pageant

[Vanguard] The stage is set for the 11th edition of Beauty of Africa International pageant which holds at Muson Centre, Onikan, Lagos and red carpet kicks-off at 6pm. (

Africa: Top African Musicians Nominated for 2017 MTV EMAs

[allAfrica] International music channel MTV has announced top six African acts had been nominated for the Best African Act at the MTV Europe Music Awards. (

Africa: Horrifying testimonies reveal violence and discrimination keep girls powerless

[Plan International] (London) -- Girls worldwide want to take control of their lives, but violence and discrimination keep them suppressed and powerless, says a new report by child rights organisation Plan International. (

DHL angers 'Butch' Stewart

DHL, the international courier service, has left Gordon “Butch” Stewart seething, after a frustrating weekend during which a DHL cargo plane he chartered, flew out of the Caribbean without offloading emergency...


South Africa: Joint Communiqué On XI Bilateral Consultations Between South Africa and Spain

[Govt of SA] The Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation of the Republic of South Africa, Mr Lluwelyn Landers, hosted the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Spain, Mr Ildefonso Castro López, for the 11th Session of the South Africa - Spain Annual Consultations in Pretoria on 29 September 2017. (

Hub of Africa Fashion Addis Week Returns

[Addis Standard] The Hub of Africa Fashion Addis Week (HAFW), with the support of Vogue Italia /Talents, announced its sixth annual international fashion week to be held between October 5th and 8th 2017 here in the capital Addis Abeba. (

Africa: Tapping Into Talents of Older Persons Can Boost Global Goals, Says UN On International Day

[UN News] On the International Day of Older Persons, the United Nations is urging the world to tap into the often overlooked contributions of older persons, and calling for integrated care to improve well being and ensure they have the opportunity to contribute to development. (

Insurance firms could take ‘big hit’

International rating agencies are warning that the effects of two of the strongest hurricanes to hit the region could put insurance firms in the Caribbean at risk. Last month, Hurricane Maria followed...


WATCH: Welsh rugby player bitten by lion in South Africa

A Welsh international rugby player was forced to sit out a match in South Africa after he was bitten by a lion. (

UN launches multi-million dollar appeal for ‘badly battered’ Dominica

UNITED NATIONS – The United Nations says it has launched a Hurricane Maria Flash Appeal for the “badly battered” Caribbean island of Dominica. It said the international aid community is asking for...


South Africa: Actress Thuso Mbedu Gets Emmy Awards Nomination

[This is Africa] South African actress Thuso Mbedu has been nominated for the 2017 International Emmy Award for the best performance by an actress. She is the only African nominated. Congratulations Thuso, the whole continent is rooting for you. (

Nigeria: Terrorism - Nigeria Seeks Review of Int'l Regulations

[Daily Trust] Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has urged the African, Caribbean and Pacific group of states to review existing international regulations in its bid to address terrorism and armed conflict among member nations. (

Mohammed: Windies remain positive ahead of series finale

SOUTHAMPTON – Stand-in West Indies skipper Jason Mohammed said the Caribbean side were still pumped up for Friday’s final One-Day International despite already having lost the five-match series. The...


South Africa: Buffalo Park to Host ODI Matches

[News24Wire] Buffalo Park in East London will play host to one-day international (ODI) matches between the Netherlands and Kenya next month. (

South Africa: Schwartzel Eager to Put Pressure On in-Form U.S.

[News24Wire] Charl Schwartzel spoke candidly regarding the International team's poor record against their American opponents leading up to this week's Presidents Cup . (

South Africa: Proteas Making Moves in Netball Rankings

[News24Wire] The International Netball Federation (INF) World Rankings have been updated to reflect matches played between the 1st July and 13th September 2017. (

Zimbabwe: International Legal Justice, Africa and the UN Security Council

[The Herald] The United Nations Security Council is a key institution in the maintenance of peace and security in the world. From an international legal, justice perspective, the reform of the UNSC has been long overdue. (

South Africa: Minister Leads Delegation at Telecom World Exhibition

[Govt of SA] Minister Cwele leads the SA delegation at the 2017 International Telecommunication Union Telecom World Exhibition to bid to host the event next year (

South Africa: International Cricket Council Confirms Major Changes to Sport

[News24Wire] The International Cricket Council (ICC) has introduced a number of changes to its playing conditions which will be effective in all series starting September 28 or later. (

Barbados urges UN, World Bank to convene international pledging conference for Caribbean (

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Kenya: Multinational Weather Firm Opens Africa Office in Nairobi

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Environmental and industrial measurement international company Vaisala has opened an office in Nairobi, its first in the continent. (

Africa Will Become the Food Basket of the World — Dangote

[Daily Trust] In a packed room at the headquarters of global law firm Shearman and Sterling LLC  high level business leaders and international diplomats invited by the Corporate Council for Africa to hear Africa's richest man, Aliko Dangote, and Rwandan president Paul Kagame openly converse on Africa's opportunities and challenges. (

Africa: Belt and Road Initiative - Journalists Discuss Media Connectivity At International Forum

[Cameroon Tribune] The conference in Dunhuang, China, was organised by the country's largest newspaper. (

Zambia: Katongo Dreams of Coaching Chipolopolo

[Times of Zambia] Africa Cup winning captain Christopher Katongo dreams of one day coaching the Chipolopolo and seeing it win a major international trophy. (

Africa: Democratic Breakthroughs in Africa - Time to Celebrate but Worries Still Linger

[The Conversation Africa] There is much to celebrate as the world marks International Day of Democracy. The last year has seen important democratic breakthroughs in Africa. In Gambia an entrenched autocrat was forced from power. In Ghana, a sitting president lost an election for the first time. (

Zimbabwe: Harare International Carnival Wins Top European Award

[New Zimbabwe] The Harare International Carnival has been named the best festival in Africa by the Europe Business Assembly (EBA) and conferred the Socrates Award, it has emerged. (

South Africa: DA Hands Over KPMG International's Statement to the Hawks to Assist With Ongoing Investigation Into the Guptas

[DA] The DA welcomes the investigation, conducted by KPMG International, into work performed on behalf of the Gupta family, which resulted in the purge of seven senior executives from KPMG South Africa. (