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Leadership is all that Africa needs

Ghana Web 17 May 2021
Africa as a continent has depended largely on foreign aid from the Western world ... Also, globalization is the reality of our day and age ... In the next episode of this series on Leadership in Africa, we shall take a look at what we really need in place in order for us to make progress as a continent like the others are doing every day.
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Full text: Akufo-Addo’s 25th address on measures against coronavirus

Ghana Web 17 May 2021
I am embarking on a nine-day official working visit to France, Belgium and South Africa, as part of efforts being made to ensure our nation’s rapid and sustained post-Covid economic recovery, and have pre-recorded this update, prior to leaving the country ... In the past few days, ...
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Off the rails: Trump's failed 11th-hour military withdrawal campaign

Democratic Underground 17 May 2021
Link to tweet. Tweet text.. Axios. @axios. 💥 NEW — Off the rails ... Get us out of Africa ... 9, 2020 — days after Trump lost his re-election bid, 10 weeks before the end of his presidency and just moments after Macgregor was offered a post as senior adviser to acting Defense Secretary Christopher Miller ... .
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How podcasting is taking Africa by storm

Sierra Leone Telegraph 16 May 2021
The first Africa Podcast Day was launched on February 12, 2020 to celebrate everything we love about African podcasting ... Africa Podfest and Podfest Cairo co-hosted the first African podcaster Roll Call to shout out and acknowledge African podcasters during last year’s International Podcast Day on 30 September ... Africa Renewal.
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EU contributes €8m to strengthen gains in Desert Locust fight in the Horn of Africa

Algeria Times 16 May 2021
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), welcomed €8 million contribution from the European Union (EU), to enable countries in the Horn of Africa maintain a state of readiness in the face of a possible resurgence of Desert Locusts.
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President on 3-nation working visit

Graphic 16 May 2021
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo will leave the country on Sunday (May 16) for a three-nation official working visit to France, Belgium and South Africa ... The statement mentioned the devastating effects COVID-19 had had on the economies of all countries in the world, with Africa being the hardest hit – having been in a recession last year.
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South Africa to broaden vaccine rollout with Pfizer doses Monday

Finger Lakes Times 16 May 2021
South Africa said it will broaden COVID-19 vaccines rollout to health care workers and people over the age of 60 starting Monday ... pace and will be stepped up over the coming days, Mkhize said.
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Party games won’t beat blues in Lions bubble

Irish Independent 16 May 2021
On the last day of the Lions tour to South Africa in 1997 there was a piss-up in a restaurant/bar down the road from our hotel in Sandton, an expensive suburb of Johannesburg ... In South Africa the Lions were at the other end of the scale ... Hop over to South Africa and it was like going from Sleepy Hollow to Times Square.
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South Africans demand government take action against Israel

Anadolu Agency 16 May 2021
Hundreds of South Africans protested in solidarity with Palestine on Saturday to mark Nakba Day, or Catastrophe Day -- 73 years of Palestinian occupation – and demanded the government cut ties with Israel ... He said Palestinians should know that there are nationwide protests and actions taking place in South Africa on Nakba Day.
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Nakba Day: Stop and Defeat Apartheid Israel

The Palestine Chronicle 16 May 2021
​It is South Africa’s sacred duty to mobilize for Nakba Day every day; build the BDS campaign to new heights; rally to the defense of our Palestinian brothers, sisters and children ... Israel, like apartheid South Africa must pay for its crimes – above all by sanctions ... The post Nakba Day.
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Modernity catches up with Zulu monarchy

Independent online (SA) 16 May 2021
Clearly, in modern-day South Africa the filling of this important post could be done differently and transparently. This is not to suggest a Judicial Service Commission-type of grilling faced by South Africa’s aspirant judges, but even a letter of appointment that sets out conditions of employment and deliverables would be helpful.
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Kaizer Chiefs coach Hunt: Sometimes things do work out, that's why I laughed

Goal 16 May 2021
Amakhosi eased pressure after days of domestic troubles by finding joy in Africa with a heavy win over Tanzanian opposition ... .
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Full text: Akufo-Addo’s 25th address on measures to deal with Covid-19 pandemic

Joy Online 16 May 2021
I am embarking on a nine-day official working visit to France, Belgium and South Africa, as part of efforts being made to ensure our nation’s rapid and sustained post-Covid economic recovery, and have pre-recorded this update, prior to leaving the country ... In the past few days, ...
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