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Egypt launches 1st African judicial online platform


CAIRO – 18 February 2019: Egypt announced Sunday launching the first African judicial online platform during the second day of the Heads of African Constitutional and High Courts conference held in Cairo.

The launch came upon recommendations of the conference’s previous round and per instructions from President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi to support cooperation with African countries.

The conference comes within the framework of the different state institutions’ move to collaborate with Africans after Egypt assumed the chairmanship of the African Union for a one-year term in 2019.

Head of the Supreme Constitutional Court Hanafy Ali Gebaly and Minister of Telecommunication Amr Talaat made the announcement during Sunday’s sessions of the conference.

According to the officials, the…

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Idris Elba’s Daughter Isan Is Using Her Golden Globe Ambassador Platform To Spotlight Mental Health


The Golden Globes are this Sunday, and Idris’ Elba’s daughter Isan has a very special part in the awards show. According to Variety, Isan Elba is using her role as Golden Globe Ambassador to highlight mental health issues, something that’s near and dear to her heart.

As the 2019 Golden Globe Ambassador, Elba will help hand out the awards during the show, but that’s not her only role. She’ll also help shed light on the Hollywood Foreign Press Association’s charity work, the HFPA explains on their website. And that includes her focus on mental health issues, especially those affecting African-American people, as well as teens in general.

“My mom suffers from mental illness and being able to have this platform, and talk about something that I care about and that hits home, was really like, ‘Yes, I…

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Launch of the African Open Science Platform


During South Africa’s fourth Science Forum, the anticipated vision and strategy of the African Open Science Platform (AOSP) was announced. This pan-African endeavour aims to position African scientists at the cutting edge of data intensive science by stimulating interactivity and creating opportunity through the development of efficiencies of scale, the creation of critical mass through shared capacities, and amplifying impact through a commonality of purpose and voice.

The AOSP was presented by Dr Khotso Mokhele, co-chairperson of the advisory council of the AOSP [and former President of the National Research Foundation (NRF)], and was acknowledged by the Minister of Science and Technology (DST), Minister Kubayi-Ngubane.

The conceptualisation of the AOSP was initiated during the 2015…

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Online gender-based violence platform launched | News


The Ministry of Gender has implemented an online platform aimed at raising awareness on the issue of gender-based violence.

The platform, which was developed in partnership with the UNFPA Caribbean Sub-Regional Office, will be hosted, managed and maintained by the Bureau of Gender Affairs, a division of the Ministry.

 

It was launched yesterday at a public forum titled ‘Big Ooman and Big Man Chat: Addressing Intimate Partner Violence’ hosted by the bureau at the Courtleigh Auditorium in New Kingston.

Gender Minister Olivia Grange said that the online platform will, among other things, “provide a safe and secure space that allows victims and survivors to share their experiences and find support.”

It will also provide basic information on clinical and health services…

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The 2nd Annual Conference of the African Union Partnerships Coordination & Interactive Platform (AU-PCIP)


Accra, Ghana:20th – 23rd November 2018: The African Union Commission (AUC), Partnership Division in collaboration with the Africa Capacity Building Foundation (ACBF) an AU specialized technical agency, convened the 2nd Annual Conference of the African Union Partnerships Coordination & Interactive Platform (AU-PCIP) in Accra Ghana.

Hon. Charles Owiredu, Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration (political and economic) of the Republic of Ghana, in his opening statement lauded the African union commission for leading the process towards orienting the continent to better understand the partnerships it requires and how to make the best out of them.

“Africa must know itself and what it stands for, plan its development adequately, choose the development partners that can add…

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The 2nd Annual Conference of the African Union Partnerships Coordination and Interactive Platform (AU-PCIP)


MEDIA ADVISORY

INVITATION TO MEDIA REPRESENTATIVES

WHAT: The 2nd Annual Conference of the African Union Partnerships Coordination and Interactive Platform (AU-PCIP)

THEME: “LET’S ACT’

WHEN: 20th -22nd November 2018

WHERE: Swiss Spirit Hotel – Accra Ghana

WHO: African Union Commission (AUC) in collaboration with the African Capacity Building Foundation (ACBF)

Background and objective

The inaugural African Union Partnerships Coordination and Interactive Platform (AU-PCIP) was held in Harare, Zimbabwe from the 18th to the 20th of December 2017. The main purpose of the meeting was to establish an African Partnerships Coordination Platform, through which all relevant…

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