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Emirates to accelerate its program in South Africa

Emirates airline expands its offer to South Africa with plans to add more frequencies on routes to the country’s three largest cities. The carrier already flies to Cape Town (CPT), Durban (DUR) and Johannesburg (JNB) from its base in Dubai (DXB), but said growing demand has led it to expand capacity to South Africa. […]

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South Africa, as a member of the BRICS, must raise its voice on Putin’s nukes

With President Vladimir Putin’s latest speech announcing a partial mobilization and redefining Russia’s nuclear weapons strategy, his war against Ukraine has taken an ugly turn of escalation. Threatening to use such weapons, after giving up any attempt to use the international institutions that Russia helped to build, is far too damaging for South Africa or […]

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Private wealth in Africa rises to $798 billion and rises to $3 trillion

per bird Nairobi. Africa’s stock of private wealth is expected to jump 38% to nearly $3 trillion over the next decade, with Mauritius and Rwanda seeing the strongest growth. Africa’s smaller and better organized economies are rapidly turning into centers of wealth, home to more and more of the continent’s dollar millionaires. According to the […]

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European cars have a second life in Africa, but at a price

Africa is the world’s leading destination for used vehicles. Photo: Yanick Folly / AFPSource: AFP PAY ATTENTION: Check the news which is chosen exactly for you ➡️ find the “Recommended for you” block on the home page and enjoy! His Toyota Matrix has done the equivalent of four times around the world and it would […]

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Inside major climate finance deals in Africa

Climate finance needs are great if Africa is to take its place among regions creating solutions to the climate emergency, but African leaders are determined to unlock funds. We break down the details of the billions of pitches likely to be filed at Cop 27 By Conrad Onyango, Bird Africa Story Agency Egypt is leading […]

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West Africa fails to stem growing terrorist insurgency…

Quietly last week, the West African state of Togo extended the state of emergency for another six months. The country had declared a three-month state of emergency in the northern region in June after terrorists attacked a military outpost, killing soldiers. The attack was the first inside Togo since attacks by extremist militants began in […]

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‘No one outside of Africa who comes to build it for us’

The Chronicle Kizito Sikuka Africa is ready to work with the rest of the world as an equal partner and will not let anyone dictate the terms of engagement as the continent has the capacity to fund its own development trajectory. The outgoing chairperson of the Southern African Development Community (SADC), President Lazarus McCarthy Chakwera […]

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India will face South Africa in the opening match

U19 T20 Women’s World Cup: India to face South Africa in opening match U19 T20 Women’s World Cup: India to face South Africa in opening match U19 Women T20 World Cup: The match schedule for the inaugural ICC Women’s Under-19 World Cup T20 World Cup to be held in South Africa has been announced. The […]

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West Africa fails to stem growing jihadist insurgency | Faisal Al Yafai

Quietly last week, the West African state of Togo extended a emergency state for another six months. The country had declared a three-month state of emergency in the northern region in June after jihadists attacked a military outpost, killing soldiers. The attack was the first inside Togo since jihadist attacks began in the region in […]

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Africa’s fast track to prosperity

📉 What people think In the Warp News poll, more than four in ten believe the highest percentage of entrepreneurs are in North America. Only one in ten believed in the right option, Africa. Across Africa, 22% of working age population are entrepreneurs (40% in Nigeria and Zambia). Among them, women represent 27%. In Latin […]

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ACWA Power eyes water desalination projects in Africa: CEO

DUBAI: The Crown Prince of Dubai on Tuesday launched an initiative to boost the city’s key economic sectors and create new opportunities for growth. Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al-Maktoum said the research and development program would provide a comprehensive framework for innovation in Dubai, Emirates News Agency reported. Outlining the city’s top priorities […]

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Africa’s first hydrogen plant seen producing electricity in 2024

DUBAI: The Dubai Municipality announced on Monday that 85% of the construction of the Dubai Waste Management Centre, the world’s largest waste-to-energy project, has been completed. Construction of the DWMC began in 2021, in line with the vision of Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al-Maktoum, to elevate Dubai’s […]

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American tennis star Frances Tiafoe is making a big impact in Africa

FREETOWN, Sierra Leone >> Last year, Sam Jalloh zigzagged across West Africa to coach children in tennis, taking with him racquets, balls and a cell phone laden with photos and videos of tennis. a professional player in action to inspire young people. The player? Frances Tiafoe. This decision to encourage young Africans by showing them […]

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Africa: In the fight against infectious diseases and tuberculosis, we cannot neglect climate change #AfricaClimateCrisis

Harare – Humans and wildlife are facing new challenges to their survival due to the climate crisis – how more frequent and intense drought, storms, heat waves, rising sea levels, melting glaciers and warming oceans can directly harm animals, destroy the places where they live, and wreak havoc on the livelihoods of people and communities. […]

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Migrants in South Africa have access to healthcare: why it’s sparking a storm

Kudakwashe Vanyoro, University of the Witwatersrand A political storm has erupted in South Africa after a the video went viral showing the health minister of Limpopo province – which borders Zimbabwe – berating a Zimbabwean woman who was seeking health care. Responses were divided. Some have called Phophi Ramathuba to resign on the grounds that […]

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The European Union supports investments in blue economy companies in Tanzania

Three Tanzanian companies will be presented to international investors at an event organized by the European Union and the Republic of Seychelles, for the first edition of BlueInvest Africa on September 7 and 8, 2022 in Seychelles. This event, placed under the high patronage of the President of the Republic of Seychelles, will bring together […]

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9 most expensive African countries to rent a property

In this article, we are going to focus on the nine most expensive countries to rent a T2 in Africa. This is based on the house price to income ratio, which Investopedia defines as the ratio of the median house price to the median annual household income in a given region. When compiling the list, […]

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Is it safe to travel to South Africa?

Given recent updates from the UK Government safety guidelines for South Africa, you may be wondering if it is wise to visit it. The tips can make for nerve-wracking reading, with mentions of carjackings, armed robberies and other violent crimes. But visitors to South Africa are generally safe from the worst, and the vast majority […]

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Exploring Africa in LA: A Short History of Ethiopia (Part 2)

The state in northern Ethiopia, at the heart of the conflict, is called Tigray. The Tigrayan people represent about 6% of the Ethiopian population. For nearly 30 years, the Tigray People’s Liberation Front, better known as the TPLF, has been the ruling political party in the country. For nearly two years, the current Ethiopian government […]

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Fit with the Celtics, the BWB Africa experience

Since the age of 9, Malcolm Brogdon has made many trips to Africa, a place where he really love and have a passion for. Last week marked another visit with the NBA for Basketball Without Borders, where he, along with multiple players and coaches from across the league, played a role in grooming the next […]

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why is there a storm

A political storm has erupted in South Africa after a the video went viral showing the health minister of Limpopo province – which borders Zimbabwe – berating a Zimbabwean woman who was seeking health care. Responses were divided. Some have called Phophi Ramathuba to resign on the grounds that it was unacceptable to verbally insult […]

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Africa Live: Nigerian court blocks extradition of senior police official to US

Africa Live: Nigerian court blocks extradition of top police officer to US – BBC News BreakupRecent news Close latest news Summary Mr. Kyari was known as a super cop Hundreds of Burkinabè imams condemn religious intolerance Government forces fighting militias in DR Congo – reports Police kill nine after shooting lynching in Madagascar Angolan MPLA […]

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Transavia France expands its network in North Africa

Transavia France is opening eight new routes to destinations in North Africa in response to “strong demand” for travel. The Air France subsidiary said the France-Algeria market performed well over the summer, giving it the confidence to improve its flight schedule over the coming months. During the months of July and August, the […]

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Technology, growing politics of philanthropy in Africa

The art of giving to purposeful causes that aim to bring about social change and impact people and communities is a cross-generational practice globally. Overall, the reasons why individuals, institutions and organizations extend a helping hand, whether in cash or in kind, to needy entities or groups of people using philanthropy in practice have been […]

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Zimbabwe concerned over labeling of citizens as criminals in South Africa

By KITSEPILE NYATHI Zimbabwe said it was concerned about the continued depiction of its nationals in South Africa as the worst criminals amid growing anti-immigrant sentiments in the neighboring country. Information Minister Monica Mutsvangwa said on Wednesday the issue was raised at a cabinet meeting on Tuesday. President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s government has expressed concern over […]

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Terry Lister publishes fourth book on Africa – The Royal Gazette

Globetrotter Terry Lister at home in Bermuda (Photograph by Jessie Moniz Hardy) Eight years ago, former government minister Terry Lister retired from politics and real estate. Since then, the 68-year-old has spent much of his free time traveling the world solo. “When I graduated from university at 22, I had been to four countries – […]

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South Africa: Tomorrow’s nationwide strike unlikely to impact taxi services – South African News Briefs – 23 August 2022

The cap – Updated 4:30 p.m. SAST Tomorrow’s national strike should not affect taxi services Taxi services are not expected to be affected by a nationwide shutdown scheduled for August 24, 2022. The South African National Taxi Council (SANTACO) does not participate in the action of the trade union federations – Congress of South African […]

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Cedric Nwafor: Fighting hunger and poverty in Africa through changemakers

Ladder works is a publishing platform for various picture books and online programs whose mission is to empower more than one million children to become social entrepreneurs. Our current series features our interplanetary journalist Spiffy’s interviews with inspiring social entrepreneurs and entrepreneurial ecosystem builders advancing the UN SDGs. Good morning! My name is Spiffy, I’m […]

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Tight competition expected in 2022 elections in Angola | Africa | DW

Every day Joaquim, 23, comes to the “Baixa” – the lower region of the Angolan capital, Luanda – to look for odd jobs, as a courier or load carrier in one of the many shops or warehouses in the area. “We want political change: a new government,” Joaquim told DW. “Above all, this new government […]

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America-Africa relations

Is there really a paradigm shift and why, following Blinken’s visit, the answer seems to be yes COMMENT | GILBERT M. KHADIAGALA | US Secretary of State Antony Blinken’s whirlwind visit to three African countries is the second in less than 12 months. In November 2021, he visited the main American regional partners, Senegal, Kenya […]

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Making Friends in Africa – The United States Must Respond – Twin Cities

Russia and China have become increasingly important players in African politics over the past decade. Human rights activists, democracy advocates and security analysts should all be involved. If the United States is to combat this growing authoritarian threat, it is essential to understand what these two global competitors hope to gain from their investment in […]

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Scientology Volunteer Ministers Honored for Service in South Africa | app

LOS ANGELES, Calif. and MIDRAND, South Africa, August 17, 2022(SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On World Humanitarian Day, celebrated annually on August 19, the Church of Scientology honors South African Volunteer Ministers. At a recent celebration in Kyalami Castle in Midrand, South Africa, leaders from across the country joined the Church in thanking Scientology Volunteer Ministers for […]

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West Africa hunger sparks protests in Sierra Leone – Workers World

According to the World Bank, the price index for agricultural products – which includes food – is up 19% compared to January 2021. Prices for corn and wheat are 16% and 22% higher respectively. For a third of the countries in the world — the sixty that the World Bank describes as low-income countries — […]

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Confronting South Africa’s Official Anti-Zionism | Ben Cohen

In no other democratic country in the world has anti-Zionism enjoyed the kind of mainstream success it has in South Africa. Consider that Israel’s recent military strikes against Palestinian Islamic Jihad positions in the Gaza Strip have been, by and large, spared the volume of international condemnation that has typically accompanied previous Israeli incursions. That’s […]

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Book your place at the 9th edition of the highly anticipated Africa Early Stage Investor Summit 2022 (#AESIS2022)

1 The largest gathering of Africa-focused early-stage investors is back for its ninth edition to be held November 2-4, 2022. 2 This year, the three-day summit will be a mix of virtual components and on-site investor meetings. 3 person in more than 25 cities. 4 in the whole world. 5 The Africa Early Stage Investor […]

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Uber appoints new regional general manager for the Middle East and Africa region

Dubai, United Arab Emirates – Uber today announced the appointment of Frans Hiemstra as Regional General Manager for the Middle East and Africa. Frans will lead the next phase of growth for Uber’s ridesharing business in the region, spanning 15 countries, overseeing the business end-to-end. Based in Dubai, Frans’ role will focus on working closely […]

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South Africa doesn’t need new cities: it needs to focus on fixing what it has

Shenzhen, Guangdong province, southern China. Village until 1980, it is one of the rare successes of a new town. Photo by Jade Gao/AFP via Getty Images SSouth Africa is a predominantly urban country, with almost 70% of the population living in towns and villages. But urban services and infrastructure are increasingly called upon by infrastructure […]

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A look inside Orania, South Africa’s whites-only town

Nestled in the Karoo, a semi-desert area lost in the middle of South Africa, its population The population of Orania has increased almost tenfold since its foundation thirty years ago. Orania has a population of 2,500 Afrikaners – descendants of Dutch and French Huguenots who arrived in the 17th century. In this whites-only enclave – […]

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Skip Cape Town and visit Durban, South Africa, instead

Durban is a South African city known for being one of the most populated urban areas in the country. When most people think of Durban, images of spectacular sunny beaches, breathtaking attractions, warm weather and a plethora of things to do in this charming city are the first things that come to mind. . Nestled […]

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Confronting South Africa’s Official Anti-Zionism

(August 12, 2022 / JNS) In no other democratic country in the world has anti-Zionism enjoyed the kind of mainstream success it has in South Africa. Consider that Israel’s recent military strikes against Palestinian Islamic Jihad (PIJ) positions in the Gaza Strip have been, by and large, spared the volume of international condemnation that has […]

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Africa excellent for developing smart cities

IN terms of the natural resources needed for infrastructure and commercial activities, African cities have the potential to become centers for a wide range of activities, including opportunities for education, employment and services. Nearly three-quarters of Africans live in or have ties to cities, and this percentage is expected to climb to over 90% by […]

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Why Murder Rates Are Rising in the United States

There was an approximately 30% increase in murders nationwide between 2019 and 2020, which is the largest year-over-year increase on record. Although there was a slight increase of around 6% between 2020 and 2021, preliminary 2022 data from major cities suggests that the murder rate may be falling. The pandemic has been a major catalyst […]

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ANALYSIS | Is there really a paradigm shift in US/Africa relations? Why the answer seems to be yes

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken’s visit to South Africa, DRC and Rwanda reveals a remarkable paradigm shift in America’s engagement with Africa, writes Gilbert Khadiagala. US Secretary of State Antony Blinken whirlwind visit to three African countries is the second in less than 12 months. In November 2021, he visited major US regional partners […]

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Orania, the only white city in South Africa

There is no safe way to enter this rural South African town, like so many others. But very quickly, the singularity of Orania is obvious: here everyone is white. Nestled in the Karoo, a semi-desert area lost in the middle of the country, its population of 2,500 Afrikaners, descendants of Dutch and French Huguenots who […]

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Security Expert Warns UN Africa Could Be ISIS’s Future Caliphate

The threat of the extremist group Islamic State is growing day by day in Africa and the continent could be “the future of the caliphate”, warned Tuesday an African security expert before the Security Council of the United Nations. Martin Ewi said the Islamic State “has extended its influence beyond measure” in Africa, with at […]

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‘Tsunami of human waste’: Half of South Africa’s sewage treatment plants are failing, report says

At the age of 13, Rudy Hanse joined the guppy development program offered by the Milnerton Canoe Club in Cape Town. There he learned to paddle a canoe and to swim. For Hanse, the weekly outing to Milnerton Lagoon was a way to escape the poverty and cacophony of Dunoon Township, where he lived with […]

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Marine General Takes Command of Africa, Sees Challenges | WJHL

STUTTGART, Germany (AP) — Marine Gen. Michael Langley assumed his duties as U.S. Commander-in-Chief for Africa on Tuesday, leading U.S. military operations on a continent with some of the toughest insurgent groups. active and most dangerous and a relatively small Pentagon footprint. Langley, who made history on Saturday by becoming the first African-American in the […]

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Is there really a paradigm shift in US/Africa relations? Why the answer seems to be yes

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken whirlwind visit to three African countries is the second in less than 12 months. In November 2021, he visited major US regional partners Senegal, Kenya and Nigeria. In South Africa – the first leg of this journey – Blinken unveiled the US strategy towards sub-Saharan Africamarking a remarkable paradigm […]

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East Africa braces as fierce battle between Raila and Ruto comes to a head

Tuesday 09 August 2022 10:58 Voting is underway in Kenya. Vice President William Ruto (left) confronts veteran politician Raila Odinga (right) NAIROBI – It’s D-Day in Kenya: After two years of campaigning, planning and plotting, the vote is underway. where an opposition leader supported by the outgoing prime minister faces the vice-president who presents himself […]

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US Secretary of State Antony Blinken in South Africa for Africa tour

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken began his three-nation tour of Africa with his arrival in South Africa on Sunday. Blinken’s visit to Africa is seen as part of a competition between Russia and Western powers for the support of African countries in the war in Ukraine. Blinken’s trip to Africa follows recent tours by […]

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Zhou Zhou in West Africa: Chinese woman trending on Weibo after going missing in Nigeria

Chinese social media is awash with posts praising ‘city heroes’: all Chinese firefighters, officers, soldiers and citizens who fought ‘fire with fire’ and joined hands to fight the blazes of Chongqing forest in extreme weather conditions. The containment of forest fires in Chongqing has also fueled patriotism among netizens. JThis week, the raging mountain fires […]

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African Team Medal Count Update ▷ SportsBrief.com

Team Africa’s medal campaign at the 2022 Commonwealth Games is going wonderfully so far So far after the midway point of the games in Birmingham, nine nations from the continent have entered the medal standings This equates to 46 medals, with more expected as the competition reaches its peak. The medal tally for African nations […]

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Startup Ecosystem of the Week: Kenya

According to the report, there is a sample of 46 energy and environment startups in Kenya, 44 food tech startups in Kenya, and 21 transport startups in Kenya. Additionally, there is a sample of 203 startups in Kenya, four (4) accelerators in Kenya, and 18 coworking spaces in Kenya. According to a survey by the […]

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Senegal elects Parliament in presidential test – Africa – World

A woman votes for the legislative elections, at a polling station in Dakar, Senegal, Sunday, July 31, 2022. AP Sall, 60, elected in 2012 for seven years and then re-elected in 2019 for five more, has been accused of wanting to break the two-term limit and run for re-election in 2024. He remained vague on […]

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Senegal elects Parliament in test for presidential election

He has been vague on the matter, but any defeat by his supporters in Sunday’s vote could upend such plans. Polling stations are due to open at 08:00 GMT and close at 18:00 GMT. The single-round ballot will determine the 165 seats in the single-chamber parliament – currently controlled by the president’s supporters – for […]

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Walk the Talk: Fat Girls Hiking, Little Africa Fest and more ways to get out and get involved

Editor’s note: From words to deeds is Streets.mn’s carefully curated and highly partisan collection of serious and fun events, community meetings and engagement opportunities that we believe will interest our readers. Email your ideas to the editor [email protected] Here, in an order that makes sense to us, are five options you can learn and enjoy. […]

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Techstars CEO on the global accelerator’s renewed interest in Africa

In the summer of 2021, when Techstars Global CEO Maëlle Gavet and her Techstars Global Accelerator team were finalizing their international expansion plans, Africa was high on their list. Despite accelerator programs in North and South America, Europe, the Middle East and Asia, Techstars had no physical presence in Africa. African founders have had to […]

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Top red flags for savings accounts in South Africa – here’s what to look for

Thousands of South Africans are living beyond their means and going into debt amid rising living costs, says Sebastien Alexanderson, founder of National Debt Advisors. “Debt addiction” has worsened over the past decade and has been associated with current economic turmoil and inflationary pressures – over-indebtedness will likely pose a risk to the financial health […]

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AFRICA/BURKINA FASO – “No place is accessible, the roads are impassable because of the terrorists”

AFRICA/BURKINA FASO – “No place is accessible, the roads are impassable because of the terrorists” Friday, July 29, 2022 ADM Djibo (Agenzia Fides) – “The situation in the country continues to worsen. No place is accessible. It is no longer possible to go to the villages to celebrate the Eucharist and the […]

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Today the Commonwealth Games begin – let the business begin

Lord Jonathan Marland of Odstock, Chairman of the Commonwealth Enterprise and Investment Council Rather than winning medals every four years, countries could win every year with boosted Commonwealth trade, says Commonwealth Enterprise and Investment Council chairman Lord Jonathan Marland of Odstock Today, more than 5,000 competitors from nations as far afield as Malaysia and Jamaica […]

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Africa Express announces first performers for Southend City Festival – Southend-on-Sea City Council

Jamie Cullum, Moonchild Sanelly, Georgia, Songhoy Blues, Wayne Snow, Damon Albarn, Jupiter & Okwess and Jack Steadman (Bombay Bicycle Club/Mr Jukes) will all perform. Southend is a seaside town steeped in sound waves. From 100 years of EKCO to the BBC Television Orchestra, from Alison Moyet to Jamie Cullum, the journey to the city has […]

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‘A tsunami of human waste’ – Half of South Africa’s sewage treatment plants are failing

The Green Drop report’s introduction of candidate rewards further complicates the picture. These are granted to sewage treatment plants that meet all the criteria but cannot receive a score of 90% (the minimum for certification) because they do not treat effluent to minimum standards. Candidate status has been awarded to 30 wastewater treatment plants in […]

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Tournament Profile: 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa™

As we celebrate a century of Socceroos memories heading into September’s series against New Zealand, each week we look back at a major tournament the team has taken part in over the years. We will go back in time, covering 11 tournaments which are all important parts of our history: the 2018 FIFA World Cup, […]

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Heat wave: Europe, Africa and Asia are melting due to scorching heat, experts have given a big warning

Heat wave: Europe, Africa and Asia are melting due to scorching heat, experts have issued a big warning The scorching heat wave is wreaking havoc in Europe. Fires are raging in the forests and the tracks are melting. After the second hottest June ever, Western Europe is now facing the second most dangerous heatwave this […]

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East Africa: Will climate change further aggravate global instability?

Weather hazards such as heat waves and droughts could exacerbate security risks around the world, according to a new report from Verisk Maplecroft London – From record-breaking and deadly heat waves in Western Europe to a severe drought in the Horn of Africa, the impacts of climate change are becoming increasingly clear and concerning. But […]

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ISSUES: Without a Full and True African Union, Africa Condemns its Youth to Permanent Poverty!

Violently disrupting the livelihoods and business of our street vendors and stall traders in order to create the false impression that our capital, Lusaka, is everywhere clean and orderly, to African Union (AU) delegates is a safer to fuel hostility, especially among our young people who are the majority of street vendors, for the remote […]

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Badili Africa will open its first physical store in Nairobi with gifts and offers

Badili Africa is serious about upgrading the second-hand gadget market in Kenya. Launched earlier this year, customers can access all of their services through easy navigation website. The first recommerce platform in Africa is ready to launch its Badili physical store on July 22, 2022. The launch event will include free giveaways for walk-in visitors, […]

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South Africa: Beware of misleading crime statistics

Residents of poor neighborhoods are generally less likely to report a crime Lydia (pseudonym) lives in Delft, Cape Town. This weekend, men broke into Lydia’s house and stole her television, microwave and kettle. It was the second burglary since December. The last time was worse because she and her family encountered the criminals. Luckily, this […]

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South Africa Fintech Landscape 2022

What have been the trends and current situation in one of the most important economic markets in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) region – South Africa – especially with fintech in 2022? As pointed out Fintech time‘ Fintech: Middle East and Africa 2021 report, South Africa is historically a major trade and investment hub […]

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Africa sees 63% increase in diseases transmitted from animals to humans in a decade: WHO

Africa faces a growing threat from zoonotic diseases such as monkeypox, the WHO said on Thursday, with the continent recording a 63% increase in such outbreaks over the past decade. A World Health Organization analysis revealed 1,843 “public health events”, such as epidemics, in Africa between 2001 and 2022. Thirty percent of these events were […]

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Heat waves and fires scorch Europe, Africa and Asia

In June and July 2022, heat waves hit Europe, North Africa, the Middle East and Asia, as temperatures soared above 40 degrees Celsius (104 degrees Fahrenheit) per locations and broke many long standing records. The map above shows a pattern of air temperatures over most of the Eastern Hemisphere on July 13, 2022. The data […]

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South Africa Health Sector 2022 – ResearchAndMarkets.com | app

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Cities play a critical role in Africa’s regional economic integration

ECA Economy Report The new LA report from the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) has highlighted the leading role of cities in unlocking the economic gains available through regional economic integration, particularly within the framework of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Agreement. The report, “Cities: Gateways for Africa’s Regional Economic Integration”, […]

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Two shootings in a bar across South Africa leave at least 19 dead, police say

LONDON: The UK Home Office has been accused of ‘reality denial’ after claiming that suicidal asylum seekers were ‘okay’ with the prospect of being deported to Rwanda. Documents seen by The Observer suggest that an Afghan man at Colnbrook Immigration Removal Center in Heathrow attempted to kill himself twice in custody to avoid deportation to […]

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How mPesa brought financial services to Africa? – The Sangai Express

09-Jul-2022 | Anand LaishramLast week we learned how Celtel has brought mobile telecommunications to many African countries and thus created enormous value for Africans.We also talked a bit about the companies that rely on the mobile telecommunications platform to bring other much-needed services to African countries. One such company we encountered […]

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Safaricom is set to launch in Ethiopia next month

Citizen Digital quotes the company as saying its network in Ethiopia will include its own infrastructure as well as wholesale agreements and shared infrastructure with state-owned competitor Ethio Telecom. The network operator further disclosed that it outlined a phased launch of its network and services in August 2022 in the Ethiopian city of Dire Dawa […]

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Zimbabweans the cream of Africa

Jacob MutissiNOW that the South African government is stopping the extension of the Zimbabwe Exemption Permit (ZEP), we would like to remind the authorities in Limpopo that not all Zimbabweans are criminals and illegal immigrants. Zimbabweans have been South African economic powerhouses for years, whether under white or majority black rule. By driving Zimbabweans out […]

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Food Security at Risk: Why African Farmers Need Access to Affordable Capital

Our current global food system is broken. Relying on a web of materials and products outsourced and made by hard work hundreds, if not thousands, of miles from where they are used or consumed, our food system is unsustainable for humans, businesses and our planet. It’s inefficient. Above all, with almost 193 million people acute […]

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Taverns Violate Liquor Laws Killing South African Children, Says President Ramaphosa

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on Wednesday exposed unscrupulous tavern owners, saying they were killing children in the country by illegally selling them alcohol as young as 13. Ramaphosa was speaking at a stadium in east London where the mass funeral of 21 teenagers who died at a local tavern a fortnight ago took […]

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Corruption and incompetence plague the ANC: Liberation lost in South Africa?

It was hailed as a liberation movement under revered South African President and global political icon Nelson Mandela. Today, as the party leading an increasingly dysfunctional and corrupt government, the African National Congress seems destined to follow the ruinous path of other liberation movements in Africa. The country’s current president, Cyril Ramaphosa, is suspected of […]