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Ghana’s Minister for Youth and Sports Marks the 25-Day Countdown to the 13th African Games, Accra 2023 and Commissioning of Sports Complex

The construction of state-of-the-art sports facilities in the country, not only provides a platform for athletic excellence, but also contributes to the overall infrastructure development, leaving a legacy for generations to come

As Africa count down 25 days to the beginning of the 13th African games taking place in Accra Ghana between March 8th – March 23, 2024, Ghana’s minister for youth & sports, Hon. Mustapha Ussif (MP) has commissioned a newly constructed sports facility, the Borteyman sports complex in Accra on…

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Kenya's victory at the World Rugby HSBC Sevens Challenger: Message from Rugby Africa President Herbert Mensah

You have done Africa proud and this comes at a time when we are experiencing changing horizons and it is becoming increasingly difficult for Africa to stay in touch

Celebrating Kenya’s victory against Uruguay at the 2024 World Rugby HSBC Sevens Challenger in Dubai, Herbert Mensah, the newly elected President of Rugby Africa (www.RugbyAfrique.com), the continental governing body for rugby in Africa, issues a message of congratulations addressed to Sasha Mutai, President of Kenya Rugby Union (KRU): Dear Sasha,…

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Rugby's Impact: Investing in Africa's Development Future (By Gabriela Ramos and Herbert Mensah)

With a rapidly expanding fan base, a growing pool of talented athletes, and a substantial TV audience, Africa becomes a focal point for the future of sports

By Gabriela Ramos, Assistant Director-General for the Social and Human Sciences of UNESCO, and Herbert Mensah, President of Rugby Africa (http://www.RugbyAfrique.com) With a current population of over 1.4 billion, Africa is expected to reach 2.5 billion by 2050. By 2030, young Africans are projected to constitute 42 percent of the…

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New Year Address from Rugby Africa President, Herbert Mensah

Together, our collective accomplishments have not only defined this year but have also laid a foundation for the promising future of Rugby Africa

Herbert Mensah, President of Rugby Africa (www.RugbyAfrique.com), the continental governing body of rugby across Africa, issues end of year message reflecting on 2023: Amidst our joyful farewell to 2023, I am thrilled to share my reflections as the President of Rugby Africa, the continental governing body of rugby in Africa.…

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Volunteer Program: Rugby Africa Seeks Skilled Volunteers to Join the Office of the President and Contribute to Development of Rugby Across the Continent

Open volunteer roles include Director of Projects, Head of Government Relations, Communications Advisor, Director of Marketing, Director of Digital Marketing, Public Policy Advisor, Director of Sponsorship and Partnerships, and Interpreter English-French

Rugby Africa (www.RugbyAfrique.com), the continental governing body of rugby in Africa, is recruiting skilled volunteers to join the Office of the President in various roles, including Director of Projects, Head of Government Relations, Communication Advisor, Director of Marketing, Director of Digital Marketing, Public Policy Advisor, Director of Sponsorship and Partnerships,…

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Human Rights Day (December 10): Rugby as a Driving Force of Positive Changes in Africa (By Herbert Mensah)

With its core values of solidarity, respect, integrity, passion, and discipline, rugby fosters an environment that safeguards the rights of all individuals and effortlessly align with the principles of human rights

By President of Rugby Africa (www.RugbyAfrique.com), Herbert Mensah. Sunday December 10 marks Human Rights Day. As the President of Rugby Africa, the continental governing body of rugby in Africa, I believe it is crucial for us to reflect on whether we, as a collective, cultivated environments that promote the fundamental…

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“If we don't invest now, we will find somebody from Europe, America or China coming to own what is ours” - Herbert Mensah, President of Rugby Africa, on Africa24 English

“The best athletes in the world are from Africa, whether they are playing for France or for England or for whoever, you find so many Africans”

Herbert Mensah, the newly elected President of Rugby Africa (www.RugbyAfrique.com), the continental governing body for rugby in Africa, engaged in an interview with African news channel Africa24 English during the Africa Investment Forum. Watch the interview with Herbert Mensah, President of Rugby Africa, on Africa24 English: https://apo-opa.co/3N5uX4d Excerpt: “The best athletes…

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Rugby Africa President Calls to Maximize the Economic Potential of Rugby Across Africa

President Mensah explores the significant business opportunities from investing in rugby across Africa while emphasizing Africa’s crucial role in shaping the future of the sport

In an opinion piece published today by Rugby World, (https://www.RugbyWorld.com), Herbert Mensah, the newly elected President of Rugby Africa (www.RugbyAfrique.com), the continental governing body for rugby in Africa, highlights the vast economic potential of rugby across Africa. Rugby World, multi-platform rugby union media brand, is the highest selling rugby magazine…

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President Akinwumi Adesina extended heartfelt congratulations to the South Africa Springboks following their triumph Rugby World Cup victory

Herbert Mensah, the newly elected President of Rugby Africa (www.RugbyAfrique.com), the continental governing body for rugby in Africa, recently engaged in a 45-minute face-to-face meeting with Dr Akinwumi A. Adesina, the  President of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB). The meeting, held during the African Investment Forum in Marrakesh, Morocco,…