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Zambia: Designer Goods donated by the UK

A haul of fake designer clothing and bedding worth thousands of pounds seized by Gwynedd trading standards officers has been donated to deprived communities in Zambia. The donation includes fake Adidas tracksuits, Converse shoes, Ralph Lauren shirts and Rayban sunglasses. The National Police Aid Convoy will distribute the goods, which have been collected over eight […]

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Morocco: $200m for Disaster Prevention approved

The World Bank Board of Directors today approved a US$ 200 million Program for Results operation to support Morocco’s preparedness to respond to natural disasters. The operation will reward the achievement of specific results in the way the government plans for and manages the risk of disasters, while also strengthening the country’s ability to cope […]

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Nigeria: Foundation to raise $1billion for Sports

The International Sports Fans Carnival Foundation, Inc. is a nonprofit organization newly founded by Oluwaseun Adebola Olatunji (Nigeria) with a simple idea, but very creative. He founded the foundation with the target to host and hold the world’s largest carnival come 21st September, 2017 to celebrate the “International Day of Peace”, 35th anniversary of global observation […]

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Nigeria: Local newspaper correspondent wins Pan-African Insurance award

Ms Nike Popoola of Nigeria’s Punch newspaper has won the Pan-African Reinsurance Journalist of the Year Award. The winners of the Continental Reinsurance Pan-African Reinsurance Journalism Awards were announced by Mr Larrey Chetty, Media Secretary for the Seychelles Media Commission at an awards ceremony on Thursday in Mahe, Seychelles. The inaugural Pan-African Re/Insurance Journalism Awards […]

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Zimbabwe: 10 Facts you never knew

1. Zimbabwe is thought to be the location of Ophir, the Biblical land from which King Solomon got ivory, gold, peacocks and other precious items. 2. Zimbabwe means “great house of stones” in the local Chishona language. 3. The Zimbabwe dollar was abandoned as its national currency in 2009 after hyperinflation had led to an […]