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Climate Change and Bush Fires in Ghana - How to Protect Our Cultural HeritageAn African proverb admonishes: "When you see a tweak coming towards your face,
Climate Change and Bush Fires in Ghana - How to Protect Our Cultural Heritage
AllAfrica.com / Posted 57 minutes ago
An African proverb admonishes: "When you see a tweak coming towards your face, you don't wait for it to pierce your eyes before you break it." Nowadays, everybody is talking about climate change. To some people it may sound like a cliché. When the... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
Policing parliamentAyman Abul-Ela says four new committees will be created and three subcommittees
Policing parliament
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 4 hours ago
Ayman Abul-Ela says four new committees will be created and three subcommittees upgraded. “New committees will cover African affairs, small and micro-scale enterprises, anti-corruption practices and the problems facing the physically... Read more
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Nocal - the Common Denominatorcable dated February 13, 2009, President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, in her closed-d
Nocal - the Common Denominator
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 hours ago
cable dated February 13, 2009, President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, in her closed-doortestimony to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) on February 12 [2009], "admitted being an early sympathizer of Charles Taylor's National Patriotic Front of... Read more
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Saraki Asks Ecowas Parliament to Join War Against TerrorismOmololu Ogunmade and Jaiyeola Andrews in Abuja
 The Senate President, Dr. Buk
Saraki Asks Ecowas Parliament to Join War Against Terrorism
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 hours ago
Omololu Ogunmade and Jaiyeola Andrews in Abuja
 The Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, on Thursday called on the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Parliament, to join hands with Nigeria and the international community in the... Read more
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Nigerians On Facebook Hit 16 Mllion, Platform Connects 54 Percent to Businessesactive people access the platform using their mobile devices. Indeed, current
Nigerians On Facebook Hit 16 Mllion, Platform Connects 54 Percent to Businesses
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 hours ago
active people access the platform using their mobile devices. Indeed, current statistics from the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) showed that while there are over 150 million mobile subscribers, 98 million Nigerians are Internet users,... Read more
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AfDB President, Adesina, Urges Leaders to Urgently Manage Migration CrisesNew York — The President of the African Development Bank, AfDB, Dr. Akinwumi Ad
AfDB President, Adesina, Urges Leaders to Urgently Manage Migration Crises
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 hours ago
New York — The President of the African Development Bank, AfDB, Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, has said that African leaders must take a proactive stance to enable them manage the current migration crisis in the region. Making this plea while addressed the... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Border woes highlight Europe’s Greek problemneeds a truly international effort to solve. The second problem is largely home
Border woes highlight Europe’s Greek problem
The Courier Mail / Posted 17 hours ago
needs a truly international effort to solve. The second problem is largely home made by Athens. Last week the European Commission ruled in a draft report that Greece had neglected its obligation to secure the external frontier of Europe’s... Read more
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Business Spectator
Border woes highlight Europe’s Greek problemneeds a truly international effort to solve. The second problem is largely home
Border woes highlight Europe’s Greek problem
Business Spectator / Posted 17 hours ago
needs a truly international effort to solve. The second problem is largely home made by Athens. Last week the European Commission ruled in a draft report that Greece had neglected its obligation to secure the external frontier of Europe’s... Read more
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Nigeria Is Safe Haven for Investorsgrass up the hinterland." AfDB President, Adesina, Urges Leaders To Urgently M
Nigeria Is Safe Haven for Investors
AllAfrica.com / Posted 17 hours ago
grass up the hinterland." AfDB President, Adesina, Urges Leaders To Urgently Manage Migration Crises The president of the African Development Bank, AfDB, Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, has called on African leaders to take a proactive stance towards... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Education champion Jack Reed Sr. diesin our long history,” Republican U.S. Sen. Roger Wicker said. Reed took over t
Education champion Jack Reed Sr. dies
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted yesterday
in our long history,” Republican U.S. Sen. Roger Wicker said. Reed took over the reins as president of the Mississippi Economic Council, the state’s chamber of commerce, just before James Meredith became the first known African American to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Malema Is Our Very Own Donald Trump - New Age Editor-ChiefNew Age editor-in-chief Moegsien Williams hit back at Economic Freedom Fighters
Malema Is Our Very Own Donald Trump - New Age Editor-Chief
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New Age editor-in-chief Moegsien Williams hit back at Economic Freedom Fighters leader Julius Malema on Thursday, saying he was South Africa's very own Donald Trump. "It [Malema's statements] reminds me a lot of Donald Trump in the United States...... Read more
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Mail & Guardian
Wages and productivity even outIn what seems to have become an annual South African ritual since 1994, labour
Wages and productivity even out
Mail & Guardian / Posted yesterday
In what seems to have become an annual South African ritual since 1994, labour unions make double-digit wage demands during wage negotiations, typically in a single-digit inflationary climate. Employers then insist that wages cannot increase by more... Read more
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The U.S.-Africa Business Summit 2016 Opens in Addis Abababy the Corporate Council on Africa and Co-hosted by the Government of the Feder
The U.S.-Africa Business Summit 2016 Opens in Addis Ababa
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
by the Corporate Council on Africa and Co-hosted by the Government of the Federal democratic Republic of Ethiopia and the African Union, the US-Africa Business Summit 2016 opened on Tuesday (February 02, 2016) at the United Nations Economic... Read more
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Accounting Tricks With Coca-ColaFormula for Avoiding Taxes" This AfricaFocus Bulletin contains excerpts from t
Accounting Tricks With Coca-Cola
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Formula for Avoiding Taxes" This AfricaFocus Bulletin contains excerpts from the report cited above by veteran South African investigative journalist Khadija Sharife, as well as from another investigative report featuring Coca-Cola from the... Read more
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President Buhari - We're Using Minimum Force Against Terroristsin Strasbourg, France, yesterday while addressing a special session of the Euro
President Buhari - We're Using Minimum Force Against Terrorists
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
in Strasbourg, France, yesterday while addressing a special session of the European Union Parliament and the European Union Commission. Buhari said his government also paid very close attention, during operations, to the treatment of captured... Read more
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AfDB Hosts Expert Group Meeting On Continental Free Trade AreaThe African Development Bank is hosting a two-day Expert Group Meeting from Feb
AfDB Hosts Expert Group Meeting On Continental Free Trade Area
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The African Development Bank is hosting a two-day Expert Group Meeting from February 2-3, 2016, in Abidjan. The meeting - which attracted stakeholders and experts, including the Regional Economic Communities, academics, and research-based... Read more
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Black Press USA
Standing on Sacred Groundmarker commemorating the tragedy was just placed on January 26, 2016. A local m
Standing on Sacred Ground
Black Press USA / Posted yesterday
marker commemorating the tragedy was just placed on January 26, 2016. A local member of the Anderson County Historical Commission opposed the marker because, “The citizens of Slocum today had absolutely nothing to do with what happened over a... Read more
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We're Using Minimum Force Against Terroriststhis in Strasbourg, France, while addressing a special session of the European
We're Using Minimum Force Against Terrorists
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this in Strasbourg, France, while addressing a special session of the European Union Parliament and the European Union Commission. Buhari said his government also paid very close attention, during operations, to the treatment of captured... Read more
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Oil Price Rises to U.S.$33PB As Russia Okays OPEC's Positionand gas industry in order for it benefit Nigerians and the nation's economy. E
Oil Price Rises to U.S.$33PB As Russia Okays OPEC's Position
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and gas industry in order for it benefit Nigerians and the nation's economy. EFCC recovers over $14m unpaid oil tax The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has recovered over $14million (about N4,380, 295,866.00 at the rate of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Why We're Not Hard On Boko Haramforce necessary in our fight against terrorists," Mr. Buhari assured members of
Why We're Not Hard On Boko Haram
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force necessary in our fight against terrorists," Mr. Buhari assured members of the parliament and the European Union Commission. Mr. Buhari also spoke of Nigeria's concerns about the Economic Partnership Agreement between the European Union,... Read more
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iol.co.za
22 charges laid against De Klerk, VlokJohannesburg – Former Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) commissar Andile Mngxitam
22 charges laid against De Klerk, Vlok
iol.co.za / Posted 2 days ago
Johannesburg – Former Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) commissar Andile Mngxitama, on Wednesday made a surprise appearance at the Hillbrow police station, where the Anti-Racism Action Forum (ARAF) laid 22 criminal charges against the last apartheid... Read more
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iol.co.za
Zille leaked confidential info, says ZumaCape Town - South African President Jacob Zuma on Wednesday accused Western Cap
Zille leaked confidential info, says Zuma
iol.co.za / Posted 2 days ago
Cape Town - South African President Jacob Zuma on Wednesday accused Western Cape Premier Helen Zille of an abuse of trust after she once again “released confidential information to the public”. In a statement, the office of the president said: “The... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Building Democratic Institutions in EthiopiaThe year 2016 has been declared the African Year of Human Rights with Particula
Building Democratic Institutions in Ethiopia
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
The year 2016 has been declared the African Year of Human Rights with Particular Focus on the Rights of Women. It continues to be an issue for the continent in the coming fifty years. One of the aspirations for Agenda 2063 is to see an Africa of good... Read more
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African Press Review 3 February 2016South Africa's national police commissioner could face charges in connection wi
African Press Review 3 February 2016
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
South Africa's national police commissioner could face charges in connection with the 2012 Marikana killings. The World Bank warns that drought could push thousands of southern Africans into poverty. Could Kenyans already be immune to infection by... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
AU to Work Closely On Securing Alternative Financingof financing after through discussions and consultations since the 50th anniver
AU to Work Closely On Securing Alternative Financing
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of financing after through discussions and consultations since the 50th anniversary of the AU here in Addis Ababa. The African Union Commission said that it is working to find ways to fill its financial needs through different mechanisms from... Read more
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Socio-Economic Rights in Court?The economic, social and cultural rights of the Nigerian people embodied in Cha
Socio-Economic Rights in Court?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
The economic, social and cultural rights of the Nigerian people embodied in Chapter II of the Constitution have been deliberately made non-justiciable by members of the ruling class who drafted the document. Since judges are not ideological neutral... Read more
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AfDB to Work With African Leaders to Achieve the High Fives, Adesina Tells AU SummitThe African Development Bank's President, Akinwumi Adesina, addressed the issue
AfDB to Work With African Leaders to Achieve the High Fives, Adesina Tells AU Summit
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
The African Development Bank's President, Akinwumi Adesina, addressed the issues of youth employment and migration in a speech delivered before the 34th session of the New Partnership for Africa's Development (NEPAD) Heads of State and Government... Read more
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Chinese Aid Crucial for Establishing African Standby Force - UN OfficialAddis Ababa — Chinese funding to the African Union (AU) that was announced duri
Chinese Aid Crucial for Establishing African Standby Force - UN Official
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Addis Ababa — Chinese funding to the African Union (AU) that was announced during the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation held last year in South Africa, is important for establishment of the African Standby Force, a senior UN official Dr. Carlos Lopes... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
FG Seeks U.S.$1 Billion AfDB Loan to Fund 2016 BudgetThe African Development Bank (AfDB) on Tuesday said the federal government had
FG Seeks U.S.$1 Billion AfDB Loan to Fund 2016 Budget
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
The African Development Bank (AfDB) on Tuesday said the federal government had requested a 'Budget Support Loan' of $1 billion to enable it fund the 2016 budget. The bank, which made this known in a statement, noted that this was the highpoint of a... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Child Immunisation - Investment in Socio-Economic Developmentbeen increasing cases of rubella infection as well as CRS reported, hence the n
Child Immunisation - Investment in Socio-Economic Development
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been increasing cases of rubella infection as well as CRS reported, hence the need to take them seriously. In many other African countries vaccination has been at the forefront of disease prevention and under five mortality... Read more
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Can Semenitari Take the NDDC From the Cemetery?In comparing the agitations being made by the Ondo state people for one of thei
Can Semenitari Take the NDDC From the Cemetery?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
In comparing the agitations being made by the Ondo state people for one of theirs to head the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, with the substantive appointment of Madam Ibim Semenitari as Managing Director, I came across a vital cliché.... Read more
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Times of Malta
Europe’s challengeGreece out of the travel area because the country has failed to stop hundreds o
Europe’s challenge
Times of Malta / Posted 2 days ago
Greece out of the travel area because the country has failed to stop hundreds of thousands of migrants at its borders. The Commission is now working on a new system of frontier controls to prevent migrants getting from Greece to Germany through the... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Business losing patience with sloppy, costly legislationassessments with a new assessment that places ''national security and social co
Business losing patience with sloppy, costly legislation
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 2 days ago
assessments with a new assessment that places ''national security and social cohesion'' above the economy and jobs. South African business leaders in Johannesburg yesterday criticised the government over a lack of transparency of controversial... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Stop these bad lawsassessments with a new assessment that places ''national security and social co
Stop these bad laws
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 3 days ago
assessments with a new assessment that places ''national security and social cohesion'' above the economy and jobs. South African business leaders in Johannesburg yesterday criticised the government over a lack of transparency of controversial... Read more
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Mail & Guardian
Bottling merger worries smaller beverage firmsin the country’s biggest retailers. The Competition Tribunal held a closed pre
Bottling merger worries smaller beverage firms
Mail & Guardian / Posted 3 days ago
in the country’s biggest retailers. The Competition Tribunal held a closed prehearing last week, after the Competition Commission recommended in December that several conditions be placed on the proposed merger of SABMiller PLC, Gutsche Family... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Power, patronage and gatekeeper politics in the time of Truman Princeit is the man sitting astride the political pyramid. In February 2015, Alexand
Power, patronage and gatekeeper politics in the time of Truman Prince
Daily Maverick / Posted 3 days ago
it is the man sitting astride the political pyramid. In February 2015, Alexander Beresford, a lecturer in the Politics of African Development at the University of Leeds and a Senior Research Associate attached to the Chair for Social Change at the... Read more
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Protecting black history from gentrification | KTVB.COMstruggling for support from city government, said Paula Robinson, president of
Protecting black history from gentrification | KTVB.COM
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struggling for support from city government, said Paula Robinson, president of the Black Metropolis National Heritage Area Commission. National numbers show a more aggressive form of gentrification hitting cities since 2000. An analysis of Census... Read more
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EJS Lauded for Excellent Leadership On High Level PanelPresident Ellen Johnson has presented the Final Report of the High Level Commit
EJS Lauded for Excellent Leadership On High Level Panel
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President Ellen Johnson has presented the Final Report of the High Level Committee of Heads of State and Government of the African Union on the Post-2015 Development Agenda to the 26th Session of the African Union Assembly. According to a dispatch... Read more
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Namibia Set for Post-2015 Development Agenda GoalsNAMIBIA, as a member of the African High Level Committee on the Post-2015 Devel
Namibia Set for Post-2015 Development Agenda Goals
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
NAMIBIA, as a member of the African High Level Committee on the Post-2015 Development Agenda, is set to pursue this new agenda's objectives. Director general of the National Planning Commission Tom Alweendo, who serves as the Sherpa (representative)... Read more
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WKYC Cleveland
Protecting black history from gentrificationstruggling for support from city government, said Paula Robinson, president of
Protecting black history from gentrification
WKYC Cleveland / Posted 3 days ago
struggling for support from city government, said Paula Robinson, president of the Black Metropolis National Heritage Area Commission. National numbers show a more aggressive form of gentrification hitting cities since 2000. An analysis of Census... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Protecting black history from gentrificationstruggling for support from city government, said Paula Robinson, president of
Protecting black history from gentrification
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 3 days ago
struggling for support from city government, said Paula Robinson, president of the Black Metropolis National Heritage Area Commission. National numbers show a more aggressive form of gentrification hitting cities since 2000. An analysis of Census... Read more
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First Coast News
Protecting black history from gentrificationstruggling for support from city government, said Paula Robinson, president of
Protecting black history from gentrification
First Coast News / Posted 3 days ago
struggling for support from city government, said Paula Robinson, president of the Black Metropolis National Heritage Area Commission. National numbers show a more aggressive form of gentrification hitting cities since 2000. An analysis of Census... Read more
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KREM.com Spokane
Protecting black history from gentrificationstruggling for support from city government, said Paula Robinson, president of
Protecting black history from gentrification
KREM.com Spokane / Posted 3 days ago
struggling for support from city government, said Paula Robinson, president of the Black Metropolis National Heritage Area Commission. National numbers show a more aggressive form of gentrification hitting cities since 2000. An analysis of Census... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Protecting black history from gentrificationstruggling for support from city government, said Paula Robinson, president of
Protecting black history from gentrification
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 3 days ago
struggling for support from city government, said Paula Robinson, president of the Black Metropolis National Heritage Area Commission. National numbers show a more aggressive form of gentrification hitting cities since 2000. An analysis of Census... Read more
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African Press Review 2 February 201650 people by stuffing them into a shipping container in baking heat. Former Tan
African Press Review 2 February 2016
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50 people by stuffing them into a shipping container in baking heat. Former Tanzanian president Jakaya Kikwete is the new African Union special envoy to Libya. And Nigeria and Angola are both feeling the pinch as oil prices stay low on world... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
De Klerk‚ Vlok to be charged for crimes ‘for which they didn’t get amnesty’On the anniversary of FW de Klerk’s announcement to unban the African National
De Klerk‚ Vlok to be charged for crimes ‘for which they didn’t get amnesty’
Daily Dispatch / Posted 3 days ago
On the anniversary of FW de Klerk’s announcement to unban the African National Congress (ANC) and free Nelson Mandela‚ a new grouping has announced that it will lodge criminal charges against the former president. February 2‚ 1990 was the date of De... Read more
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Women's Rights First - AU SummitJanuary this year. Why? In an interview to IPS, Mahawa Kaba Wheeler, Director
Women's Rights First - AU Summit
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January this year. Why? In an interview to IPS, Mahawa Kaba Wheeler, Director of Women, Gender and Development at the African Union Commission (AUC), explains that time has come to act to alleviate the multitude of barriers to gender equality:... Read more
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Youth Top AU's Nepad-Led Devt AgendaRising youth unemployment and migration of the continent's young people were ci
Youth Top AU's Nepad-Led Devt Agenda
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Rising youth unemployment and migration of the continent's young people were cited as major challenges as the African Union spelt out its development agenda under the New Partnership for Africa's Development on Friday. At a press briefing,... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
De Klerk‚ Vlok to be charged for crimes ‘for which they didn’t get amnesty’with Mandela three years later. The little-known Anti-Racism Action Forum (ARA
De Klerk‚ Vlok to be charged for crimes ‘for which they didn’t get amnesty’
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 3 days ago
with Mandela three years later. The little-known Anti-Racism Action Forum (ARAF) said in an advisory issued by expelled Economic Freedom Fighters MP Andile Mngxitama’s Black First Land First movement on Tuesday that it intends to stage its... Read more
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iol.co.za
Commission set to probe Gupta dealJohannesburg - The Competition Commission is investigating the R2.15 billion tr
Commission set to probe Gupta deal
iol.co.za / Posted 3 days ago
Johannesburg - The Competition Commission is investigating the R2.15 billion transaction between the Gupta family-owned Tegeta Exploration and Resources and mining conglomerate Glencore. The commission said yesterday that it had received submissions... Read more
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