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AllAfrica.com
East African Nations Yet Tackle Climate Change ProblemsDar es Salaam — East African countries are yet to translate climate change poli
East African Nations Yet Tackle Climate Change Problems
AllAfrica.com / Posted 22 hours ago
Dar es Salaam — East African countries are yet to translate climate change policies into concrete actions for finding viable solutions to the problems arising from climate change, the study by a German international organisation, Konrad Adenauer... Read more
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The Economic Times
NATO, EU leaders pledge strong alliance to counter Brexit falloutUnnerved by the departure of Europe's biggest-spending military power, EU and N
NATO, EU leaders pledge strong alliance to counter Brexit fallout
The Economic Times / Posted 2 days ago
Unnerved by the departure of Europe's biggest-spending military power, EU and NATO officials hope a new strategy to share information and work together from the Baltics to the Mediterranean will shore up defences that have long relied on Britain to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
On Health Advocacy Networks and GSI - ProgressiveWhen you want to judge a government that stands up for progressive values, such
On Health Advocacy Networks and GSI - Progressive
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
When you want to judge a government that stands up for progressive values, such as support, solidarity, unity and empathy, look beyond the rhetoric and cast your eye on actions put in to deliver. And on the action front, the government of President... Read more
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Reuters
NATO, EU leaders pledge strong alliance to counter Brexit falloutdefense ties at a summit on Tuesday to deter Russia and counter Islamic militan
NATO, EU leaders pledge strong alliance to counter Brexit fallout
Reuters / Posted 2 days ago
defense ties at a summit on Tuesday to deter Russia and counter Islamic militants on Europe's borders, seeking a show of unity days after Britain voted to leave the EU. Unnerved by the departure of Europe's biggest-spending military power, EU... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Going to Press - Black Newspapers in South AfricaTim Couzen's paper, titled History of the Black Press in South Africa 1836-1960
Going to Press - Black Newspapers in South Africa
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Tim Couzen's paper, titled History of the Black Press in South Africa 1836-1960 presented at the University of the Witwatersrand Institute for Advanced Social Research, discusses the characters and newspapers that contributed to the black press,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Women Called to UniteSusan Shabangu, has encouraged women to work together to transform society as p
Women Called to Unite
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Susan Shabangu, has encouraged women to work together to transform society as patriarchy is still a challenge in South Africa. "We all have a role to play in contributing. That can only happen when the young and old work together. There's... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Uhuru Railway - Monument to China-Africa Friendship (Part IIITHIS week, the summation on the book: A Monument to China-Africa Friendship, lo
Uhuru Railway - Monument to China-Africa Friendship (Part III
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
THIS week, the summation on the book: A Monument to China-Africa Friendship, looks into the role of Dr Salim Ahmed Salim. His career coincided with the height of the Cold War, when objectives and interests were defined primarily within a context of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Let Us All Take EU Lessons Seriouslyand political perils among many nations in the world, Tanzania being no excepti
Let Us All Take EU Lessons Seriously
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
and political perils among many nations in the world, Tanzania being no exception. For example, the Index composed of the 100 largest companies (FTSE) alone hit £125 billion ($171 billion) at its lowest ebb soon after trading started. That... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'African Union Has Achieved Much More Than Changing ‎Name'United Nations and African Union peacekeepers (file photo). As the build-up fo
'African Union Has Achieved Much More Than Changing ‎Name'
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
United Nations and African Union peacekeepers (file photo). As the build-up for the countdown of the 27th African Union Summit to be held in Kigali continues, it's quite important to look back to some of the organisation's commendable achievements... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Brexit - UK Credit Rating DowngradedBy Aderinokun and Demola Ojo Some of the wider implications of Britain's decis
Brexit - UK Credit Rating Downgraded
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
By Aderinokun and Demola Ojo Some of the wider implications of Britain's decision on Thursday to leave the European Union, commonly called Brexit, have started manifesting. The country left the EU after 51.9 per cent of voters backed the exit in a... Read more
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iol.co.za
Thoko toiled quietly for the SACC and StruggleFriends of Didiza recall the impact Mlambo-Ngcuka had, with one saying: “She wa
Thoko toiled quietly for the SACC and Struggle
iol.co.za / Posted 4 days ago
Friends of Didiza recall the impact Mlambo-Ngcuka had, with one saying: “She was her closest mentor, ideologically and politically.” The pair remain close. Didiza moved to Joburg in the late 1980s and took a job as a national co-ordinator of the... Read more
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iol.co.za
There are just too many ANCs within the ANCIn a group, individual members are in it for themselves. They take individual r
There are just too many ANCs within the ANC
iol.co.za / Posted 4 days ago
In a group, individual members are in it for themselves. They take individual rather than organisational inspired positions. Hence, they entrench themselves in such positions. They are unwilling to move in the interest of the organisation. In the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Funny Quotes From Robert MugabeWhy should I be concerned about funny quotes from Robert Mugabe, the 92-year ol
Funny Quotes From Robert Mugabe
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
Why should I be concerned about funny quotes from Robert Mugabe, the 92-year old President of Zimbabwe, when there are more pressing issues to interrogate in our political space? Does this not tantamount to one running after rats and rodents when... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Tshwane turmoil raises questions about who should elect political leadersPolitical party leaders do not have the legal power to elect mayors (nor premie
Tshwane turmoil raises questions about who should elect political leaders
Daily Maverick / Posted 8 days ago
Political party leaders do not have the legal power to elect mayors (nor premiers or the president). In terms of section 48 of the Local Government Municipal Structures Act each municipal council elects a member of its executive committee as themayor... Read more
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iol.co.za
Another axe fallstaking the momentous decision to dismiss the general secretary. And, indeed, t
Another axe falls
iol.co.za / Posted 8 days ago
taking the momentous decision to dismiss the general secretary. And, indeed, the next item was to announce the result of a ballot - taken in my absence from the meeting - on a motion for the summary dismissal of Zwelinzima Vavi. It was 31... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
We Didn't Start the Fire - Tshwane 'Unrest' Exposes ANC's DisconnectThe ANC has found it extremely difficult to admit that the announcement of Thok
We Didn't Start the Fire - Tshwane 'Unrest' Exposes ANC's Disconnect
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
The ANC has found it extremely difficult to admit that the announcement of Thoko Didiza as its mayoral candidate for Tshwane sparked a wave of violence it is unable to control. A number of senior leaders say that irrespective of who was chosen, there... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Tshwane crisis: When factionalism runs riotconference was united and the future looks bright for the region. The conferenc
Tshwane crisis: When factionalism runs riot
Daily Maverick / Posted 9 days ago
conference was united and the future looks bright for the region. The conference was able to draw a balance sheet of its past, present and future challenges.” But division within the Tshwane ANC and its alliance partners was already... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
What Next for Western Sahara?There are few places as desolate as the camps of the Polisario Front in western
What Next for Western Sahara?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
There are few places as desolate as the camps of the Polisario Front in western Algeria. Over the years, infrastructure has been built to accommodate the tens of thousands of Saharawi refugees who live in the camps, but it remains a temporary shelter... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Africa Rising - Breaking Out of ChallengesOn the 25th of May every year, Africa countries celebrate "Africa day" to comme
Africa Rising - Breaking Out of Challenges
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
On the 25th of May every year, Africa countries celebrate "Africa day" to commemorate the formation of the Organisation of African Unity (OAU) 53years ago, now called African Union (AU). It is always marked with the hope; "Africa Rising." However,... Read more
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Daily Mail
Frontex boss: Rescuing migrants at sea 'triggers' Libya departures'triggers' their departure from Libya and 10,000 will soon arrive in Europe eve
Frontex boss: Rescuing migrants at sea 'triggers' Libya departures
Daily Mail / Posted 10 days ago
'triggers' their departure from Libya and 10,000 will soon arrive in Europe every week, border agency boss warns Thousands of refugees have been killed trying to cross the Mediterranean Frontex director Klaus Roesler said 10,000 a week will try to... Read more
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Asian Correspondent
World Refugee Day20th June is . The day is dedicated to raising awareness of the plight of refug
World Refugee Day
Asian Correspondent / Posted 10 days ago
20th June is . The day is dedicated to raising awareness of the plight of refugees worldwide. The event is recognised in over 100 countries, and is marked by a series of global events led by artists and musicians to honour the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Edo APC 2016 Primaries - Godwin Obaseki Emerges Party's Flag-BearerGodwin Obaseki on Sunday emerged the governorship candidate of the All Progress
Edo APC 2016 Primaries - Godwin Obaseki Emerges Party's Flag-Bearer
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
Godwin Obaseki on Sunday emerged the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for the Sept. 10 election in Edo State. Governor Aminu Masari of Katsina State, the leader of the party's national delegation that conducted the... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Crunch time as Zuma faces joblessness angerPresident Jacob Zuma meets government leaders, officials and unionists tomorrow
Crunch time as Zuma faces joblessness anger
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 11 days ago
President Jacob Zuma meets government leaders, officials and unionists tomorrow to discuss the state of the economy, including remorselessly increasing youth unemployment. During the meeting of the Presidential Labour Working Group in Pretoria, Zuma... Read more
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dna
Cricket: From Goa, with love, writes Kirti Azadyesterday, the Goa police was not taking any action. But no sooner than the Sup
Cricket: From Goa, with love, writes Kirti Azad
dna / Posted 12 days ago
yesterday, the Goa police was not taking any action. But no sooner than the Supreme Court was left stupefied with tales of loot and defalcation in various state associations and how Goa’s office bearers had swindled BCCI’s subvention fees into... Read more
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The Age
Russian track and field team barred from Rio Olympicsperhaps the sharpest rebuke yet against doping on the sport's biggest stage. T
Russian track and field team barred from Rio Olympics
The Age / Posted 13 days ago
perhaps the sharpest rebuke yet against doping on the sport's biggest stage. The move by the International Association of Athletics Federations, its international governing body, was unprecedented - teams have been banned from the Olympics for... Read more
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Brisbane Times
IAAF refuses to overturn athletics ban on Russia competing at Rio Olympicsperhaps the sharpest rebuke yet against doping on the sport's biggest stage. T
IAAF refuses to overturn athletics ban on Russia competing at Rio Olympics
Brisbane Times / Posted 13 days ago
perhaps the sharpest rebuke yet against doping on the sport's biggest stage. The move by the International Association of Athletics Federations, its international governing body, was unprecedented - teams have been banned from the Olympics for... Read more
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WA Today
IAAF refuses to overturn athletics ban on Russia competing at Rio Olympicsperhaps the sharpest rebuke yet against doping on the sport's biggest stage. T
IAAF refuses to overturn athletics ban on Russia competing at Rio Olympics
WA Today / Posted 13 days ago
perhaps the sharpest rebuke yet against doping on the sport's biggest stage. The move by the International Association of Athletics Federations, its international governing body, was unprecedented - teams have been banned from the Olympics for... Read more
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The Age
IAAF refuses to overturn athletics ban on Russia competing at Rio Olympicsperhaps the sharpest rebuke yet against doping on the sport's biggest stage. T
IAAF refuses to overturn athletics ban on Russia competing at Rio Olympics
The Age / Posted 13 days ago
perhaps the sharpest rebuke yet against doping on the sport's biggest stage. The move by the International Association of Athletics Federations, its international governing body, was unprecedented - teams have been banned from the Olympics for... Read more
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Canberra Times
Russian track and field team barred from Rio Olympicsperhaps the sharpest rebuke yet against doping on the sport's biggest stage. T
Russian track and field team barred from Rio Olympics
Canberra Times / Posted 13 days ago
perhaps the sharpest rebuke yet against doping on the sport's biggest stage. The move by the International Association of Athletics Federations, its international governing body, was unprecedented - teams have been banned from the Olympics for... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
Palestine revisitedIn the official Arab discourse, the Palestine cause is still the “Arab’s first
Palestine revisited
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 13 days ago
In the official Arab discourse, the Palestine cause is still the “Arab’s first cause” and the “crux of the Arab-Israeli conflict”. Translated into practical terms, this means, firstly, that the Palestinian cause is not just the responsibility of the... Read more
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International Business Times
Kenya: Kakuma refugee camp celebrates the Day of the African Child Hundreds of children across Kenya's second largest refugee camp, Kakuma, have c
Kenya: Kakuma refugee camp celebrates the Day of the African Child
International Business Times / Posted 13 days ago
Hundreds of children across Kenya's second largest refugee camp, Kakuma, have celebrated the International Day of the African Child (DAC). The event, initiated by the Organisation of African Unity (OAU) has been celebrated on 16 June every year since... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
India's President Talks to New EraThe Editor of New Era, Chrispin Inambao, interviewed the visiting President of
India's President Talks to New Era
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
The Editor of New Era, Chrispin Inambao, interviewed the visiting President of India Shri Pranab Mukherjee on a plethora of contemporaneous issues, ranging from the two countries' bilateral ties to the renowned academic's career as a journalist and... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Cheryl Carolus: Restore the Dignity of Parliamentstart at the beginning and ask you, how did a young woman from the Cape Flats d
Cheryl Carolus: Restore the Dignity of Parliament
Daily Maverick / Posted 14 days ago
start at the beginning and ask you, how did a young woman from the Cape Flats during the apartheid years end up being one of the most powerful women in South Africa? Cheryl Carolus: Well I don’t know about that… Maybe how I just ended up making... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Day of the African Child - Protecting Our Children Is Preparing Our FutureThe world is today observing the Day of the African Child (DAC) under the theme
Day of the African Child - Protecting Our Children Is Preparing Our Future
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 days ago
The world is today observing the Day of the African Child (DAC) under the theme: "Conflict and Crisis in Africa: Protecting all Children's Rights." This is a significant occasion for Africa, especially because it means a lot to preserving the rights... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa - Elijah Barayi Memorial LecturePresident Cyril Ramaphosa at the Elijah Barayi Memorial Lecture, COSATU Western
Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa - Elijah Barayi Memorial Lecture
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 days ago
President Cyril Ramaphosa at the Elijah Barayi Memorial Lecture, COSATU Western Cape Shop Steward Council Leadership of the Congress of South African Trade Unions, Thank you for inviting me to deliver this lecture in honour of the first... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
6th Ordinary Summit of ICGLR Heads of State and Government EndsLuanda — The Heads of State and Government of the International Conference on t
6th Ordinary Summit of ICGLR Heads of State and Government Ends
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 days ago
Luanda — The Heads of State and Government of the International Conference on the Great Lakes Region (ICGLR), meeting in Luanda, Angola, on 14th June, 2016 at the invitation of His Excellency José Eduardo dos Santos, President of the Republic of... Read more
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Calcutta News
Israel accuses UNHRC of having obsessive and compulsive disorder GENEVA, Switzerland - The Israeli Ambassador to the United Nations Human Righ
Israel accuses UNHRC of having obsessive and compulsive disorder
Calcutta News / Posted 16 days ago
GENEVA, Switzerland - The Israeli Ambassador to the United Nations Human Rights Council has launched an unprecedented attack on the body, arguing it has "an obsessive, compulsive... Read more
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New Zimbabwe
Power and allure of the libidinal economyIN these last days of Robert Mugabe, to think of the Zimbabwean polity and econ
Power and allure of the libidinal economy
New Zimbabwe / Posted 17 days ago
IN these last days of Robert Mugabe, to think of the Zimbabwean polity and economy is to confront crises, disasters and calamities. What is visible to even the uncircumcised is the crushing cash crunch, increasing poverty of the masses,... Read more
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iol.co.za
Tsietsi Mashinini: student warriorThis description fits the blueprint of a man inspired by the wish Nina Simone s
Tsietsi Mashinini: student warrior
iol.co.za / Posted 18 days ago
This description fits the blueprint of a man inspired by the wish Nina Simone so soulfully sang about in a song titled How I Wish I Knew How It Would Feel to Be Free. Mashinini’s consciousness was born of an environment that presented his... Read more
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New Zimbabwe
After Mugabe’s gone: Three paths for Zimeconomic crisis. Although an oil importer, the country has been hurt by falling
After Mugabe’s gone: Three paths for Zim
New Zimbabwe / Posted 19 days ago
economic crisis. Although an oil importer, the country has been hurt by falling gold and platinum prices. After three years of double-digit economic growth in 2010-2012, following the abandonment of the Zimbabwean dollar in favour of foreign... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Get up and make a differenceI recently had the opportunity put forward to me to join a non-profit organisat
Get up and make a difference
News 24 South Africa / Posted 20 days ago
I recently had the opportunity put forward to me to join a non-profit organisation, whose mission is to build Christian Schools and support facilities across our Country. Like many other South Africans I was a bit apprehensive about joining as I felt... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'Bond Notes Will Grow Economy'We reproduce here the full text of President Mugabe's address to the Zanu-PF Ce
'Bond Notes Will Grow Economy'
AllAfrica.com / Posted 20 days ago
We reproduce here the full text of President Mugabe's address to the Zanu-PF Central Committee in Harare yesterday.Vice President Cde Emmerson Mnangagwa, Cde Phelekezela Mphoko, secretary for Administration Cde Ignatius Chombo, members of the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Ali and the Need for a Long Journeydied in space, no one has ever left this planet alive. So it was with Muhammed
Ali and the Need for a Long Journey
AllAfrica.com / Posted 22 days ago
died in space, no one has ever left this planet alive. So it was with Muhammed Ali, the greatest boxer in history and one of the greatest sportsmen of all times. Ali was a brilliant braggart who inhabited his age and time as a boxer with panache... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Let's Protect the Rights of ChildrenIn celebrating the Day of the African Child this year, we must take into consid
Let's Protect the Rights of Children
AllAfrica.com / Posted 22 days ago
In celebrating the Day of the African Child this year, we must take into consideration ways of creating and maintaining a world fit for children. ON June 16, Zimbabwe joins the rest of the African continent in commemorating the Day of the African... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Statement Following the National List Conference and National Executive Committee MeetingThe African National Congress (ANC) convened a National List Conference (NLC) f
Statement Following the National List Conference and National Executive Committee Meeting
AllAfrica.com / Posted 23 days ago
The African National Congress (ANC) convened a National List Conference (NLC) from the 27th to the 28th May 2016 at the Saint George Hotel in Irene, Tshwane. The National List Conference is the culmination of an extensive and thorough process of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
NGOs Behind 'Abduction' of Activist Dzamara?THE quasi-political NGO community in Zimbabwe planned to use MDC-T activist-cum
NGOs Behind 'Abduction' of Activist Dzamara?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 23 days ago
THE quasi-political NGO community in Zimbabwe planned to use MDC-T activist-cum-journalist Itai Dzamara as a rallying point to accuse the Government of alleged human rights abuses among other undemocratic practices, it has emerged. The opposition... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Vienna College Celebrates AfricaLast Wednesday, African countries celebrated African Day in different ways. Afr
Vienna College Celebrates Africa
AllAfrica.com / Posted 24 days ago
Last Wednesday, African countries celebrated African Day in different ways. African Day started to be commemorated on May 25, 1963 when the Organisation of African Unity (OAU) was founded by different African leaders. The name and date of Africa Day... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Equality As a Stimulus for GrowthMore than 50 years after the inception of the African Union (formerly Organisat
Equality As a Stimulus for Growth
AllAfrica.com / Posted 24 days ago
More than 50 years after the inception of the African Union (formerly Organisation of African Unity),France claims the right to exploit any natural resource discovered in former colonies and forces African countries to give its companies preferences... Read more
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iol.co.za
We have a plan for SA, vows ZumaNelspruit - The South African government is working closely with trade unions a
We have a plan for SA, vows Zuma
iol.co.za / Posted 25 days ago
Nelspruit - The South African government is working closely with trade unions and business to turn around the ailing economy, President Jacob Zuma told thousands of African National Congress supporters on Sunday. “We have good plans in place which... Read more
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Mail & Guardian
'The ANC is the leader of society', says ZumaPresident Jacob Zuma urged ANC members and supporters to accept the outcome of
'The ANC is the leader of society', says Zuma
Mail & Guardian / Posted 25 days ago
President Jacob Zuma urged ANC members and supporters to accept the outcome of the candidate list process, and focus their energies on election campaigning rather than wasting that energy on protesting against people who make up the candidates... Read more
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