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Unstoppable African Women in Rugby

Rugby Africa launches landmark campaign #TryAndStopUs across the continent to scale up Women’s Rugby

Today Rugby Africa (www.RugbyAfrique.com) proudly presents its ‘Unstoppables’ and launches the continental #TryAndStopUs campaign to fast-track the development of women’s rugby in Africa. The social media campaign features 12 inspirational women and girls with ‘unstoppable’ qualities and will run over a period of three months, showcasing the diversity of the…

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Rugby Africa Concludes Biggest Solidarity Campaign in its History

COVID-19 relief campaign supported 31 member unions through a dedicated solidarity fund

In June Rugby Africa (http://www.RugbyAfrique.com) announced the immediate release of EUR 170,000.00 from a solidarity fund for its member unions. The Rugby Africa Executive Committee had initiated the relief campaign given the current health crisis and the immediate impact it had on the rugby community at large. 31 rugby federations…

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Rugby Africa President Khaled Babbou re-elected as Executive Board Member of Association of African Sport Confederations

The international organization for sports in Africa held its electoral General Assembly in Cairo this week

The 17th electoral General Assembly of the Association of African Sport Confederation (AASC) confirmed on the 9th of December its President Ahmed Nasser M.K. Mohamed and elected his Executive Board for the coming four years. AASC Vice Presidents are Taher Mesbahy and Penninah Kabenge and the Executive Board Members are…

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Khaled Babbou elected President of Rugby Africa

Jurie Roux (South Africa) and Andrew Owor (Uganda) join the Executive Board; Affiliation of Egypt is voted by show of hands with 25 votes in favor

Today, March 2, 2019, in Marrakech, was held the 13th General Assembly of Rugby Africa (www.RugbyAfrique.com) of which here are the highlights: The elections of the new Executive Committee begin after the quorum is reached, the scrutineers appointed and the confirmed candidates. The officers of the Executive Board are elected…

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Rugby World Cup' African qualifications: Rugby Africa Gold Cup Official Podcast Launched

The official podcast will launch on June 15 and cover the entire qualifier for the Rugby World Cup. The Rugby Africa Gold Cup will be played from 16 June to 18 August by the national teams of Namibia, Kenya, Uganda, Morocco, Zimbabwe and Tunisia

APO Group (www.APO-opa.com), the leading media relations consultancy in Africa and the Middle East, and World Rugby' African association, Rugby Africa (www.RugbyAfrique.com) today announce that they have partnered with The Three Quarters Podcast (http://www.apo.af/RUGBYpodcast), a sports banter/analysis show focused on the game of Rugby 15s in Africa, to launch The…

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    • (From Left to Right) – Nicolas Pompigne-Mognard, Founder and CEO of APO Group and Bill Beaumont, Chairman of World Rugby during the signing ceremony of the agreement under which APO Group becomes the main Official Sponsor of World Rugby’s African association, Rugby Africa, at Royal Garden Hotel on November 12, 2017 in London, England. (Photo by Eamonn M. McCormack/Getty Images for APO Group)
    • (From Left to Right) – Nicolas Pompigne-Mognard, Founder and CEO of APO Group and Abdelaziz Bougja, Chairman of World Rugby’s African association, Rugby Africa during the signing ceremony of the agreement under which APO Group becomes the main Official Sponsor of Rugby Africa, at Royal Garden Hotel on November 12, 2017 in London, England. (Photo by Eamonn M. McCormack/Getty Images for APO Group)
    • (From Left to Right) – World Rugby’s African association, Rugby Africa’s executive committee surrounding APO Group’s Founder and CEO, Nicolas Pompigne-Mognard (left) and Rugby Africa’s Chairman, Abdelaziz Bougja (Right) during the signing ceremony of the agreement under which APO Group becomes the main Official Sponsor of Rugby Africa, at Royal Garden Hotel on November 12, 2017 in London, England. (Photo by Eamonn M. McCormack/Getty Images for APO Group)
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Video News Release: APO Group becomes the Official Partner of World Rugby’s African association, Rugby Africa

APO Group and the Africa's Rugby Governing Body, Rugby Africa sign a ground-breaking strategic partnership to develop the sport across Africa

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APO Group (www.APO-opa.com), the leading media relations consultancy for Africa and the Middle East, and Rugby Africa (www.RugbyAfrique.com), World Rugby’s African association, today announced a landmark multi-year agreement appointing APO Group as the Official Partner of Rugby Africa. The new partnership represents the highest level of sponsorship, and marks a…