Save the Children works with drama group to spread life-saving messages to halt spread of COVID-19

A fleet of vehicles equipped with loudspeakers and signboards have been on the move through North Darfur and Kordofan in Sudan, sharing messages about handwashing, social distancing and other ways to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Save the Children has recruited a local drama group to bring life and animation to the messages, which are also being played on local radios as well as fixed loudspeakers. In front of a hospital in Kordofan, the group demonstrated social distancing and distributed leaflets on COVID-19 prevention, while also broadcasting messages on loudspeakers.…

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Eco-Warriors™ – The first ever Ecological game to be launched under UNESCO’s patronage across Africa

A Mobile Game that holds the potential to building ecological awareness among the younger generation of the Indian Ocean – That’s exactly what Eco-Warriors™ proposes to do. This social initiative by Panda & Wolf Holding has recently received the patronage of UNESCO and was launched in September in Madagascar, Reunion Island, Mauritius and Rodrigues Island. In the era of Artificial Intelligence and Advanced Robotics, it is becoming increasingly clear that digital technologies can play a crucial role in establishing a lasting impact on intergenerational consciousness. Looking at how our flora…

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Private Sector Partners Step Up the Fight Against AIDS, TB and Malaria in Africa

Five private sector partners today announced new pledges for the Global Fund’s Sixth Replenishment during the World Economic Forum on Africa. Goodbye Malaria, which is supported by Nando’s, an international restaurant group founded in South Africa, as well as other corporate partners, has pledged R85 million (about US$5.5 million) to the Global Fund to expand a grant that aims to eliminate cross-border malaria transmission in Mozambique, South Africa and Eswatini. Project Last Mile, GBCHealth and Zenysis Technologies announced in-kind support and co-investments to increase the effectiveness of health programs through…

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Global Thought Leaders Coming to Johannesburg for Inaugural Advertising Week Africa

Advertising Week Africa – the very first African edition of the world’s premier event for advertising, creative, entertainment, marketing, media and technology professionals – will be held in Johannesburg from Monday 28 to Thursday 31 October 2019 at 1FOX Precinct. Among the inaugural edition’s confirmed speakers include: Jean Marie Dru – Chairman, TBWA Worldwide Kwame Acheampong – CEO, Mall for Africa Lolu Akinwunmi – Group CEO, Prima Garnett, Africa     Faheem Chaudry – Managing Partner, MC Saatchi Abel, SA Colleen DeCourcy – Co-President and Chief Creative Officer, Weiden + Kennedy Jeff…

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JCDecaux and WildAid announce “Partnership for the Wild” Campaign

JCDecaux, the number one outdoor advertising company worldwide and number one in Africa, and international conservation organization WildAid are joining their efforts to save the world’s most iconic wild animals. The newly announced “Partnership for the Wild” aims to end the illegal wildlife trade by raising awareness and by reducing consumer demand for illicit products like elephant ivory, rhino horn and shark fin soup. A global campaign to end illegal wildlife trade Through a global partnership, JCDecaux will launch an international outdoor campaign, promoting WildAid’s educational advertisements in Africa, the…

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