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Africa Green Revolution Forum (AGRF), Heifer International and Generation Africa Announce Pitch AgriHack 2022 to Inspire African Agrotech Innovators

Download logo AGRF, Heifer International and Generation Africa today announced the launch of Pitch AgriHack 2022, marking the second year the organizations have come together to provide cash grants that accelerate entrepreneurial growth and job creation in agriculture. African. Pitch AgriHack identifies innovative youth-led businesses with technology solutions to food security challenges, rewarding the most […]

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Morocco hosts 14th U.S.-Africa Business Summit

After several negotiations, the Corporate Council on Africa (CCA) has finally launched its 14th US-Africa Business Summit from July 19 to 22 under the theme ‘Building Forward Together’ and will be held in Marrakech (Morocco) in partnership with Africa50 (platform Pan-African Investment in Infrastructure) and the Kingdom of Morocco. American investors are eager to explore […]

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Mystery on HISTORY returns… including abridged local content, Africa’s Greatest Mysteries

[PARTNER CONTENT] HISTORY® Channel Africa (DStv 186) will unveil the discovery of one of the greatest shipwrecks of all time, Sir Ernest Shackleton’s lost ship, as part of Mystery on HISTORY month in July. Shackleton’s Endurance: The Lost Ice Ship Found follows news earlier this year of the landmark discovery of the Endurance. The 90-minute […]

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Brussels Airlines expands its offers in Africa

Brussels Airlines took over two other African routes, bringing to 17 the number of destinations it serves in sub-Saharan Africa. The subsidiary of the Lufthansa group and the carrier Star Alliance resumed service on June 11 from Brussels (BRU) to Conakry (CKY) in Guinea and Ouagadougou (OUA) in Burkina Faso. Both routes will be […]

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South Africa: the geometry of mourning

South African-Nigerian novelist Yewande Omotoso has reimagined her deepest loss in An Unusual Grief, the dark and funny story of a mother who infiltrates her dead daughter’s life. In Yewande Omotoso’s third novel, An Unusual Grief (Cassava Republic, 2021), a Nigerian immigrant in her late fifties leaves her husband to travel from Cape Town to […]

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East Africa: Four Novelists, One Ocean – How Indian Ocean Literature Can Reshape the World

Novels make worlds. They create an intuitive sense and mental picture of a place. And the senses of space produced by fiction shape how readers view the world itself, just as maps do. For early postcolonial literature, the world of the novel was often the nation. Postcolonial novels were usually set within national borders and […]

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15 most expensive cities to live in Africa in the first quarter of 2022

What is the cost of living index? Simply defined, the cost of living index basically looks at how much it would cost you to live in one city compared to others. It takes into account the prices of consumer goods, the cost of rent, the cost of health care and other costs. The definition below […]

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Nothing wrong with making cash transactions

Lester Kiewit interviews Charles De Wet (Tax Executive, ENSAfrica) and Ruan Nel, director of Wildlife Ranching South Africa. President Cyril Ramaphosa’s Phala Phala farm in Bela-Bela, Limpopo continues to make headlines. “The questions are piling up” said Ferial Haffajee, deputy editor of the Daily Maverick, on Monday. “History isn’t going away any time soon.” ANC […]

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Ancient DNA Helps Reveal Social Changes in Africa 50,000 Years Ago That Shaped Human History | Latest titles

(The Conversation is an independent, nonprofit source of news, analysis, and commentary from academic experts.) (THE CONVERSATION) Every person living on the planet today is descended from people who lived as hunter-gatherers in Africa. The continent is the cradle of human origins and ingenuityand with each new fossil and archaeological discovery, we learn more about […]

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South African President faces investigation into unreported theft | app

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South African President Cyril Ramaphosa is facing a criminal investigation after learning he failed to report the theft of approximately $4 million in cash from his farm in the province. of Limpopo, in the north of the country. An account of the theft is contained in an affidavit from the country’s former […]

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Africa needs better weather warning systems, experts urge | app

MOMBASA, Kenya (AP) — Better climate research and early warning systems are needed as extreme weather — from cyclones to drought — continues to plague the African continent, said Sudanese billionaire and philanthropist Mo Ibrahim, who runs his own foundation. “We don’t have a voice in global climate discussions because we lack strong research capabilities,” […]

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South Africa: activists threatened by surveillance

Members of the Abahlali baseMjondolo social movement claim that the state monitors their phones and emails, tracks their movements and constantly puts them at risk. Land and housing rights activists from the Abahlali base in Mjondolo say they have become digitally savvy to protect themselves from alleged state surveillance. For more than 17 years, the […]

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Amazon faces backlash in South Africa

BULAWAYO, Zimbabwe – Amazon arrived in South Africa in 2004, increased its workforce in the country to 4,000, which then grew to 7,000 in 2020, then in February this year announced another round of deals employment. To house a staff that has become one of the largest in southern Africa, Amazon has launched the construction […]

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Explained: why South Africa’s food basket has grown by at least 12% this year

South Africans have started noticing that food and basic necessities are getting more and more expensive as the months go by. The recent fuel price hike has raised even more concerns about the extra amount they will have to pay for their food basket. PAY ATTENTION: Follow Briefly News on Twitter and never miss the […]

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Nigeria ranks 61st globally and 2nd in Africa on Startup Ecosystem Index

Federal Republic of Nigeria The Nigerian startup ecosystem was ranked 61st globally and second in Africa on the Global Startup Ecosystem Index by StartupBlink. Nigeria replaced Kenya to rank 62nd and third in Africa. According to the ranking, South Africa is the highest ranked African country at 49th and the only African country in the […]

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Nigeria ranks 61st globally, 2nd in Africa

The Nigerian startup ecosystem was ranked 61st globally and second in Africa on the Global Startup Ecosystem Index by StartupBlink. Nigeria replaced Kenya to rank 62nd and third in Africa. According to the ranking, South Africa is the highest ranked African country at 49th and the only African country in the global top 50. Lagos […]

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FOUR cars targeted by hijackers in South Africa right now

Security firm Fidelity SecureDrive recently reported an increase in motor vehicle crime and hijackings in South Africa, with some Toyota and Volkswagen cars being targeted by hijackers rather than others. ALSO READ:Database reveals the two most hijacked cars in South Africa – and tips for staying safe FOUR CARS TARGETED BY HIJACKERS Fidelity Services Group […]

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Breaking news and headlines of the day, Monday, May 30, 2022

A lot can change overnight, but we’ll keep you up to date with the latest news and headlines from South Africa on Monday 30 May. A warning was issued by the South African Meteorological Services (SAWS) for 4m to 6m waves due to damaging winds along the KZN coast Sunday night and Monday. Municipality of […]

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Isis Models Africa set to launch new edition of African Next Supermodel

… The biggest model search in Africa Africa’s Next Super Model is Africa’s prestigious modeling competition reality TV show dedicated to finding the best African talent in the modeling industry. It centers around scouting young girls and boys who have raw modeling talents and transforming them into world-class professional models. The Founder and President of […]

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Tremendous Corruption Pressures Facing African Urban Planners: Some Responses

Corruption is generally defined as the abuse of entrusted power for personal gain. Understanding and tackling city-wide corruption is crucial as cities increasingly house a large portion of the world’s population. According to the United Nations, more than two thirds of the world’s population will live in cities by 2050. The fastest urban growth is […]

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UEFA Champions League Trophy: Heineken and UEFA bet big on Africa

The African continent is known for its passion and drive towards football. An estimated 400 million Africans go online every week to watch European football matches, especially those featuring the continent’s most followed teams – Real Madrid, Chelsea, Manchester United, Arsenal, Liverpool and Barcelona. The growth and success of the continent’s football professionals such as […]

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PaydayNow: Regulating mobile loan apps in Kenya to curb unscrupulous lending

Kenya’s digital lending enterprises are about to be shaken up. The country’s central bank is targeting predatory lending practices via new legislation. If permitted, digital lenders would need central bank authorization to raise rates or provide new products. The decision comes amid rising concerns about predatory lending, given Kenya’s development of online, collateral-free loan businesses. […]

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UK issues global alert as Russia ‘expands into Africa’ in new Putin plot | World | News

Buying Ukrainian grain forward would invalidate Russia’s claims that allowing it to leave the country would help the war effort, an SNP MP has said. Dave Doogan said: “It’s not NATO’s or the West’s responsibility to get this grain out, it’s not Ukraine’s responsibility, it’s humanity’s responsibility to get that grain out of Odessa and […]

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African Development Bank approves $1.5 billion for food crisis

RIYADH: The historic city of AlUla has received more than 250,000 visitors in the past 12 months, far exceeding its forecast, a senior government official has said. The city’s developers had already come a long way, estimating that it had planned to attract one million visitors by 2025. “The plan is to keep it preserving […]

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Joe Public leads the SA charge with two One Show Silvers and a Bronze

Joe Public received two silver medals for Soulfuel Safe Lamp on behalf of Chicken Licken, and a bronze medal for Converse Unit laces in the One Show 2022. The country’s first pencil winner, the agency led the charge for South Africa when One Show 2022 announced all the gold, silver, bronze and merit winners ahead […]

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Pollution kills 9 million a year, Africa hardest hit – study

Smoke rises from the Duvha coal-fired power station, owned by the Eskom electricity utility, in South Africa’s Mpumalanga province. (Reuters) Worsening outdoor air pollution and toxic lead poisoning have kept the number of deaths from environmental contamination worldwide at around 9 million a year since 2015 – thwarting modest progress in pollution control elsewhere, […]

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Jumia Q1 2022 Report Shows 24-Hour Shipping Growth — Quartz Africa

In its latest earnings call this week, African e-commerce company Jumia reported revenue of $47.6 million in the first three months of 2022, up 44% from the same period. last year. The company said it had 3.1 million active customers and fulfilled 9.3 million orders, each figure at least 29% higher than the same period […]

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The economic and political face of rural South Africa…

In the early 1990s, James Ferguson published a groundbreaking book in the field of development studies titled the anti-politics machine. The book argued that the global development enterprise, as it relates to the Global South, often has the effect of “lifting politics out of poverty” by masking relations of inequality and entrenching state power. He […]

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Significance of Sergei Lavrov’s trip to North Africa and the Middle East

When Guinea-Conakry’s religious affairs minister visited Jeddah last week, his Saudi counterpart offered him 50,000 Korans. Saudi Minister of Islamic Affairs Abdullatif Bin Abdulaziz Al-Sheikh donated the holy books as part of his ministry’s efforts to print them, distribute them and spread their teachings. The Qurans were produced by the King Fahd Complex for the […]

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OP-Ed Africa’s secondary cities can drive sustainable economic growth

The COVID-19 pandemic and the current shock to the system from the war in Ukraine has left African economies hanging by a thread. national debt has reached levels of distress across the continent, with even once-high performing economies such as Ghana, Egypt and Tunisia on the brink of defaults, bailouts or both. Next weeks 9e […]

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Ethio Telecom launches Ethiopian 5G network, one of the few in Africa

Local media reported that the launch took place on Monday, May 9, after the service was rolled out by Chinese company Huawei Technologies Co. The project cost Ethiopia $40 million. For now, the 5G network service will only be available at designated hotspots in Addis Ababa, including Bole International Airport and Ethio Telecom headquarters. Business […]

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Africa in the aftermath of COVID-19

VSOVID-19 swept through Africa before taking it on an excruciating rollercoaster ride that, although slowing down today, has yet to come to a complete stop. In 2020, the novel coronavirus seemingly took off out of the blue, spreading rapidly and throwing large swathes of the world’s population into thick clouds of infection, infirmity and ultimately […]

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Conference on ecological spiritualities, part 1

This article is the first in a multi-part series focusing on interfaith issues and spirituality and the plant world. TWH – Harvard Divinity School hosted a hybrid conference on “Ecological Spiritualities” April 27-30. Spiritual practices and traditions differ in their relationship to the environment. This conference provided an interreligious approach to understanding these differences. Animists, […]

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Number of displaced in Burkina Faso rises amid jihadist violence

People work at a Pissy granite mine in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, Wednesday, April 27, 2022. The influx of people displaced by the rapidly rising Islamic violence in the country is causing competition between the approximately 3,000 people working in the granite mine. At least 500 displaced people started working at the mine last year, making […]

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TradeDepot appoints Chidi Akubuiro as Managing Director for West Africa

TradeDepotthe leading B2B e-commerce and integrated finance platform in Africa, has appointed former Coca Cola HBC and Hayat Kimya Nigeria executive Chidi Akubuiro as Managing Director for Anglophone West Africa. Effective May 1, 2022, Akubuiro will lead further expansion of TradeDepot services into more key cities in Nigeria and Ghana, and drive growth across English-speaking […]

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US should present better alternatives for Africa to counter China’s debt trap diplomacy

Comment African countries must not end up with a “huge debt that they cannot repay”, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said during his visit to the continent in April 2021. The Chinese Communist Party (CCP) is overtaking the United States in investment and trade in Africa. The ongoing shutdowns in Shanghai and other major […]

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Basketball Africa League 2022 season: in numbers

Download logo The eight best BAL teams (leBAL.com) to compete in the BAL Qualifiers and Finals in Kigali, Rwanda from May 21-28. Tickets on sale now at https://on.nba.com/3KHXCbr. The 2022 Basketball Africa League (BAL) Qualifiers and Finals will take place at the Kigali Arena in Rwanda from Saturday May 21 to Saturday May 28. The […]

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Eleven factors make THIS city “the safest in South Africa”

It was a rather exciting time for the coastal suburb of Hermanus in the Western Cape. Located just over 90 minutes east of Cape Town, this favorite tourist destination was recently named ‘the safest city in South Africa’ – a factor which has apparently lured a group of millionaires to install here within the last […]

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WHO: COVID continues to decline, except in the Americas and Africa | Health

GENEVA (AP) — The World Health Organization said Wednesday that the number of newly reported coronavirus cases and deaths around the world has continued to decline over the past week, continuing a decline that began in March. In its weekly pandemic report, the UN health agency said there were around 3.8 million new infections and […]

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Tanzanian star Zuchu becomes “Spotify Equal Africa Artist” for the month of May

Spotify, an online music streaming platform, has announced Tanzanian Afropop and Bongo Flava artist Zuchu as its “EQUAL Africa” ​​artist for the month of May. Phiona Okumu, Spotify’s head of music in sub-Saharan Africa, said in a statement Wednesday in Lagos.

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WHO: COVID continues to decline, except in Americas, Africa

GENEVA — The World Health Organization said on Wednesday that the number of newly reported coronavirus cases and deaths around the world continued to decline over the past week, continuing a decline that began in March. In its weekly pandemic report, the UN health agency said there were around 3.8 million new infections and more […]

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eLearning Africa returns to Kigali

E-Learning Forum One of Africa’s most eminent philosophers, Professor Mogobe Ramose, will travel to Kigali next week for eLearning Africa, the continent’s leading conference on digital learning, training and skills development. In the Rwandan capital, he will meet a ‘senior futurist’, Dr Njeri Mwagiru of Stellenbosch University, and other experts for discussions on the role […]

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AFD allocates 1.5 billion dollars to fight the food crisis in Africa

According to him, the fund will be used to support farmers with seeds and fertilizers during the next rainy season. He said the aim was to help countries build resilience through investments in infrastructure, known as the “1 in 200 mission”. The aim is to increase agricultural production to around 100 million tonnes of food […]

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Breaking the vicious cycle of trafficking for the purpose of sexual exploitation

By Amiable Twahirwa Desperate to flee the rural area where she worked in the informal economy in Kayonza, a district in eastern Rwanda, Sharon* made the long and arduous journey to Kenya in the hope of a well-paying job. An unidentified individual contacted her, paid for her ticket and gave her a modest amount of […]

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UN chief to travel to West Africa in Senegal, Niger and Nigeria | USA News®

UNITED NATIONS (AP) – UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres will travel to West Africa on Saturday to join Muslims on the occasion of the end of the holy month of Ramadan and highlight the impact of the war in Ukraine on the African continent, the UN announced on Friday. UN deputy spokesman Farhan Haq said the […]

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Africa, one of the fastest growing venture capital markets in the world –

Venture capital deals poured more money into Africa in 2021 than the previous seven years combined, breaking all sorts of records. 650 venture capital (VC) deals raising $5.2 billion in total recorded in 2021, a 104% increase from 319 reported in 2020. This reflects a welcome maturation in the African entrepreneurial space. The number of […]

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First Middle East and North Africa Climate Week tackles climate change and environmental injustice – The Organization for World Peace

The United Arab Emirates hosted the first-ever Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Climate Week in Dubai from March 28-31. , public health and the economy. All of these environmental problems reveal problems of environmental and social injustice: while high-income countries have the resources to adapt to change, low-income countries do not. Residents of these […]

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Some of Africa’s most populous cities — Guardian Life — The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World News

By Nonso Egbo April 24, 2022 | 9:30 a.m. Africa, home to around 1.3 billion people, is the second largest and most populous continent in the world, after Asia. Today, half of the world’s population currently lives in cities, and Africa has its fair share. Let’s take a look at some of the most populated […]

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South African president vows to adapt to climate as floods kill 448

After South Africa’s deadliest storm on record killed 448 people and left 63 others missing, the country is pledging to take climate adaptation seriously – a pledge that must address the tragic link between climate victims , dangerously inadequate housing and exorbitant unemployment . More than 4,000 homes were destroyed and thousands more severely damaged, […]

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South Africa is not yet a failed state, and the war…

We had plague (Covid-19), plague (swarms of locusts) and now floods (in KZN), but politicians will tell you that the three main problems facing the country today are poverty, unemployment and inequality. All three are attributable, at least in part, to serious corruption that runs rampant with impunity. The loot extracted by the corrupt is […]

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Landfill airspace reaches breaking point in South Africa

Recycling, recycling friendly and more recycling, over the years we’ve all been encouraged to do, whether it’s at your local retail store, your favorite restaurant or during government recycling campaigns and even in the schools. That alone should have warned us, we are heading towards the breaking point. Although South Africa does not have official […]

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In 2022, create unforgettable memories at South Africa’s magnificent Molori

One might, at first glance, suggest that the vast blue skies, thick brush, lush flora and fauna found in one of Africa’s noisiest wildlife reserves would be a destination only for the intrepid and maybe not for the faint of heart. However, in 2022, one can witness true ‘wildlife’ while enjoying top-notch luxury hospitality in […]

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5 priorities for Africa in 2022, according to the World Economic Forum

According to the leading international lobbying organization, African countries will need to work with the rest of the world to actualize these priorities, as they are essential to the economic development of the continent. Priority areas are highlighted and discussed below. 1. Achieving vaccine equity for Africa While COVID-19 continues to pose a significant threat […]

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What 5 Million Rand Gets You To Buy In South Africa’s Most Popular Beach Towns

An increase in ‘semigration’ has seen individuals of all ages flock to South Africa’s attractive coastal towns. “A large number of remote workers or teleworkers have left cities as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic,” notes Chas Everitt Southern Cape franchisee Charles de Kock, “and coastal towns are where they can enjoy a more restful […]

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Durban flood toll in South Africa rises to 341 | News on the climate crisis

South Africa’s “unprecedented” flood toll soared to 341 on Thursday as helicopters fanned out in the southeastern city of Durban in an increasingly desperate search for survivors. With roads and bridges washed away by rains this week, rescuers have struggled to deliver supplies across the city where some residents have been without power or water […]

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South Africa floods: Over 300 dead after floods wash away roads and destroy homes in South Africa

The tragedy marked “one of the darkest moments in the history” of KwaZulu-Natal province, the regional government said in a tweet. “We join families in mourning the lives we have lost to the heavy rains,” the government wrote. “We would like to commend the disaster management teams for their tireless work in evacuating affected communities.” […]

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Zimbabwean migrants at risk in South Africa, Amnesty International report says

The violence is being spearheaded by vigilante groups who blame foreigners from poorer African countries as responsible for rampant unemployment in South Africa, according to the report. South Africa’s unemployment rate has reached 35%, according to figures released this month by StatsSA. The youth unemployment rate is over 60%, according to statistics. A gang in […]

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Corruption trial postponed against ex-South African president – Queen City News

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The South African corruption trial of former President Jacob Zuma was postponed again Monday pending the outcome of the ex-leader’s appeal to have the prosecutor removed from his case. Zuma was not present at the Pietermaritzburg High Court due to a “medical emergency”, his lawyer Dali Mpofu told the court. His legal […]

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South Africa to host first ICC U19 T20 Women’s World Cup

South Africa will host the inaugural ICC Women’s Under-19 T20 World Cup tournament which will take place in January 2023. The ICC Women’s Under-19 T20 Cricket World Cup tournament will be played as a 16-team tournament with 41 matches in total. The event will serve as the curtain raiser for the 2023 ICC Women’s T20 […]

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Why South Africa’s Free School Policy Requires Serious Consideration

A defining characteristic of South Africa is the level of inequality in almost all spheres of society. Nowhere is this more observable than in school sector. It is not uncommon to find wealthy schools, comparable to the best in the world, within 5 km of poor schools. Some of the blame for this inequality can […]

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African Budgies Ruling Britannia

The vibrant ring-necked parakeets, a species native to Africa and with a squeaky history, are breaking the banality of everyday London city life. BYALASTAIR HAGGER LONDON, AT ANY TIME OF THE YEAR, CAN BE stubbornly, oppressively grey; it’s not uncommon to wonder, after weeks of overcast skies, what grudge the sun holds for this part […]

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5 off-the-beaten-track destinations in Africa open to tourism

Share the article Last update 6 hours ago Still relatively unexplored by Westerners, Africa may be the most underrated continent in the world. From its Pacific to Indian shores, the Cradle of Humankind is teeming with culture and ready to be rediscovered after two years of Covid. Unlike several well-known destinations in Asia or the […]

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Xiaomi, regularly breaking borders in Africa

Xiaomi was introduced to the African market in 2018, and its smartphones quickly made their way to African consumers, impacting change and steady growth. 2021 was a year when Xiaomi decided to make a difference, especially for young Africans who have been affected in one way or another by the pandemic. During the last quarter […]

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South Africa’s free school system cannot eliminate inequality

A defining characteristic of South Africa is the level of inequality in almost all spheres of society. Nowhere is this more observable than in school sector. It is not uncommon to find wealthy schools, comparable to the best in the world, within 5 km of poor schools. Some of the blame for this inequality can […]

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South Africa’s richest man targeted during protest against colonialism

A South African left-wing party plans to picket a winery and other farms owned by the country’s richest man to mark the day colonialism began in the country. The Economic Freedom Fighters, the second-largest opposition party, said its chairman, Julius Malema, will lead the protest at wineries in the Western Cape province owned by majority […]

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Here’s what black expats wish they knew before moving to West Africa

Kabila The spirit behind WelcomeTo Kabila, a YouTube channel documenting Kabila’s life, lessons and travels, shares his experience moving from Seattle, Washington, to The Gambia. Kabila has lived in various African countries, but will focus on his experience and life lessons in The Gambia in this article: Humble yourself! Don’t move to Africa and look […]

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South Africa is reaping the rewards of mismanagement

Once relegated to the fringes of politics, anti-immigrant activism has become mainstream. Several anti-immigrant groups have become points of reference for national debate. Members of Operation Dudula in Rosslyn, Pretoria on Tuesday March 29, 2022. Photo: Boikhutso Ntsoko/Eyewitness News This article first appeared on The conversation. Once relegated to the fringes of South African politics, […]

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Shanghai tightens lockdown restrictions; South Africa records 1,557 new cases

South Africa recorded 1,557 new cases of Covid-19, bringing the cumulative total to 3,715,390. A further six Covid-19-related deaths were reported, bringing the total official death toll to 99,976. In total , 33,569,841 vaccines were administered. © Copyright (c) Daily Maverick, All Rights Reserved Shanghai tightened […]

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DP World cuts shipping costs to Africa one country at a time

Dubai: Dubai-based port operator DP World has reduced the time and cost needed to ship goods to Africa, according to its CEO and Chairman, Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem. DP World operates the logistics hub in Kigali, which connects Rwanda to neighboring landlocked countries such as the Democratic Republic of Congo, Burundi and Uganda. “Before, it […]

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South Africa. Supporters want the release of the leader of the anti-migrant movement

The leader of an anti-migrant protest movement in South Africa that has gained momentum in recent months was arrested on Thursday, police said. Nhlanhla Lux Dlamini, a black activist in his thirties, was taken to the central police station in Johannesburg for questioning, a police spokesman told AFP without giving further details. Dlamini is known […]

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South African anti-migrant leader arrested

Nhlanhla Lux Dlamini, the leader of the anti-migrant protest in South Africa has been arrested. The black activist in his thirties was taken to the central police station in Johannesburg “for questioning”, a police spokesman told AFP without giving details. This arrest immediately sparked reactions from members of his movement, who threatened on social networks […]

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The danger of neglecting climate change as Ukraine overshadows events {Business Africa}

– Neglecting the threat of climate change – The African continent has reason to worry about the effects of climate change, having been warned that production of some critical food crops could decline by up to 50%. And yet, with other global challenges like the Russian war in Ukraine garnering all the media attention, there […]

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South Africa: Ukraine – Competing projects on humanitarian aid are debated in the General Assembly

The United Nations General Assembly convened on Wednesday for its second emergency session on the Ukraine crisis since Russia invaded the country on February 24, with two similar but different resolutions before delegates addressing the humanitarian crisis. In progress. The first resolution, presented by Ukraine and other Member States, Humanitarian consequences of the aggression against […]

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JW Marriott enters luxury safari market in Masai Mara, Africa

(March 24, 2022, 11:53 +07) Marriott has signed an agreement with Baraka Lodges to enter the African safari market. The JW Marriott Masai Mara Lodge will be located within the Mara National Reserve, one of Africa’s most renowned wildlife and nature conservation areas. Scheduled to welcome guests in 2023, the luxury retreat overlooks the banks […]

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Africa’s water security is perilous – but data reveals surprises – SABC News

Little of Africa’s wastewater is treated, water for drinking and washing hands is rare for hundreds of millions of people, and water-related disasters such as floods are on the rise, particularly in West Africa. But a first effort by researchers at the United Nations University to look comprehensively at the continent’s water security – something […]

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Water security in Africa is perilous – but data reveals surprises – SABC News

Little wastewater in Africa is treated, water for drinking and washing hands is scarce for hundreds of millions of people, and water-related disasters such as floods are on the rise, especially in West Africa. the West. But a first effort by researchers at the United Nations University to look comprehensively at the continent’s water security […]

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The last independent journalists left Mariupol

There are no more independent journalists in the beleaguered Ukrainian city of Mariupol after two Associated Press reporters fled last week, depending on the output. Journalists Mstyslav Chernov and Evgeniy Maloletka were in Mariupol when Russian troops first arrived in Ukraine on Thursday February 24. Since then, the team’s dogged reporting has allowed the majority […]

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Report on Integrated Insurance Markets and Investment Opportunities in Africa and the Middle East, Q1 2022 Edition – ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The “Business and Investment Opportunities in Integrated Insurance in Africa and the Middle East – Q1 2022 Update” report has been added to from ResearchAndMarkets.com offer. The Africa and Middle East integrated insurance industry in the region is expected to grow by 40.2% on a yearly basis to reach US$2,329.0 million in 2022. The […]

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African Development Bank secures $32.8 billion for projects in Africa

Akinwumi Ayodeji Adesina, President, World Economic Forum of the African Development Bank (AfDB) | Kigali, May 12, 2016 Photo: via Flickr DAKAR, March 17 (Reuters) – The African Development Bank (AfDB) has secured $32.8 billion in investment commitments for projects in Africa, the bank’s president said on Thursday after a meeting with investors. According to […]