Minister Jagutpal launches Tobacco Day 2023 activities

Mauritius: In the context of the World No Tobacco Day 2023, observed annually on 31 May, a series of activities were launched today, in the presence of the Vice-Prime Minister, Minister of Education, Tertiary Education, Science and Technology, Leela Devi Dookun-Luchoomun and the Minister of Health and Wellness, Dr Kailesh Kumar Singh Jagutpal, at the Shrimati Indira Gandhi State Secondary School in Quartier Millionaire.

Council Meeting of Port-Louis elects new Lord Mayor and Deputy Lord Mayor

Mauritius: Mamode Issop Nujuraully and Aurelie Francesca Chrystabelle Dookhee were elected Lord Mayor and Deputy Lord Mayor of Port Louis, respectively, this morning in a Special Meeting of the City Council, chaired by Senior Councillor Daniel Laurent, in Port Louis.

South Africa: Prez Cyril Matamela declares GBVF as pandemic

South Africa: MEC for Social Development, Me Motshidise Koloi, intensified the fight against Gender Based Violence and Femicide (GBVF), which was declared a pandemic by President Cyril Matamela during his 2023 State of the Nation Address on May 30, 2023.

Free State Premier Inaugurates Winnie Madikizela-Mandela Clinic

South Africa: Free State Premier Dukwana Mxolisi expressed his feelings during the inauguration of the Winnie Madikizela-Mandela Clinic in the town of Rouxville, located on the outskirts of the Xhariep district, on 30th May 2023.


Kenya KFS promotes Corporate Citizenship

Kenya: Corporate citizenship implores entities to undertake actions to protect the environment and people, as well as take measures to offset their carbon footprint to ensure environmental sustainability.

Africa Weather Forecast announces weekly climate summary

Africa: Africa Weather Forecast launched its weekly summary (29 May – o4 June 2023); as per African weather reports, "the Cut-Off Low (COL) moving east into the Cape interior during the first half of the week brings inclement weather in the form of heavy rainfall largely over the southern Cape interior, particularly the southwest, light snowfall over the Cape’s high-lying areas and strong N-NW winds gusting between 30-60km/h over the Cape interior, all occurring until Thursday."

Football Association of Zambia launches President Corner

Zambia: Football Association of Zambia launched their President Corner, in which they gave updates about their weekly catch-up with the football family. This week’s column comes off the back of an extraordinary football experience, not just for Zambian match officiating but for their football in general.

Kenya Energy Minister assures to work with Kenya Forest Service

Kenya: CS Ministry of Energy & Petroleum Davis Chirchir has expressed the commitment of the Ministry to work with Kenya Forest Service in tree growing & rehabilitation of degraded forest areas across the country as part of the Ministry's approach towards its mandate in reducing Greenhouse Gas emissions and carbon footprint arising from its operations in the Fossil Fuels Sector.

Kenya launches Lamu Blue Carbon Project, aiming to Safeguard Mangrove Forests

Kenya: The Lamu Blue Carbon Project that will be implemented in mangrove forest ecosystems has Yesterday been launched by the Principal Secretary State Department of Blue Economy, Betsy Njagi.