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Prince Albert of Monaco goes solo in Tokyo: Royal watches swimming events alone while Princess ...

The Daily Mail 27 Jul 2021
Albert, 63, cut a casual figure in a striped short-sleeve polo shirt and navy shorts as he took in the action at the Tokyo Aquatics Centre on day four of the games ... Meanwhile Princess Charlene, 43, who is living in South Africa and has not been seen in Monaco since January, shared a video of their romantic wedding song on Instagram yesterday.
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Youth Day of Service 2021: ‘We are targeting 1,000 projects, 100,000 beneficiaries across Africa’- Taiwo

Business Day Online 27 Jul 2021
Initiated by one of Nigeria’s foremost non-profit organisations, LEAP Africa, the Youth Day of Service (YDoS) is an annual week-long, pan-African youth-led social impact campaign that begins on August 12 every year which is also ‘International Youth Day’ ... Why Youth Day of Service ...
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Key South African ports declare ‘force majeure’ after cyber attack

New York Post 27 Jul 2021
south africa ... South Africa violence continues to spiral, causing food and fuel shortages. Looting, unrest continues for sixth straight day in South Africa. Death toll rises in South Africa as calls to end violence go unheard ... South Africa violence continues to spiral, causing food and fuel shortages.
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South African payments startup Yoco raises $83M Series C led by Dragoneer

Crunch 27 Jul 2021
In South Africa, these businesses contribute around one-third of the country’s GDP ... South Africa’s Yoco raises $16 million to boost digital services to small businesses ... After being in beta for a while, the rollout came right on time some days into South Africa’s lockdown in March last year.
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South Africa eases restrictions as Covid-19 cases decline

Ghana Web 27 Jul 2021
South Africa's President Cyril Ramaphosa said an address to the nation on Sunday the country had largely passed its peak of infections attributed to the third wave of Covid-19 that has been raging in the country since last May ... of South Africa ... Vaccines for Africa, by Africa.
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Children’s education in sub-Saharan Africa cannot wait

Mail Guardian South Africa 27 Jul 2021
For Gomes’s great-grandchildren, and tens of millions of children in sub-Saharan Africa, not going to school is a double penalty ... For Gomes’s family, as for the vast majority of families in sub-Saharan Africa, school closures have dire consequences ... In sub-Saharan Africa, they are even worse ... And every day without school is a wasted day.
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POJOBA holds career clinic for students

Business Ghana 27 Jul 2021
The Old Students spent days in the School to encourage and challenge the students to deliver excellent results in the examination, which is a few weeks away ... Mentors World Network, a CRS arm of Lead-it Africa, was the technical partner that structured the two-day mentorship programme.
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Indian women hockey team needs to create and grab chances against Britain

Deccan Chronicle 27 Jul 2021
With two defeats from as many games, the Indian women are currently lying at the bottom of the six-team Pool A, which is being headed by Netherlands, followed by Germany, Great Britain, Ireland and South Africa ... But these are still early days with three matches each remaining for all the teams.
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Tokyo Olympics: Indian women hockey team needs to create and grab chances against Britain

Hindustan Times 27 Jul 2021
With two defeats from as many games, the Indian women are currently lying at the bottom of the six-team Pool A, which is being headed by Netherlands, followed by Germany, Great Britain, Ireland and South Africa ... But these are still early days with three matches each remaining for all the teams.
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Hawaiian surfer Moore earns gold for USA, Huntington Beach’s Igarashi medals silver for Japan

Daily Breeze 27 Jul 2021
Carissa Moore of Team United States surfs during the Gold Medal match against Bianca Buitendag of Team South Africa on day four of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at Tsurigasaki Surfing Beach on July 27, 2021 in Ichinomiya, Chiba, Japan.
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COVID-19: Education replaced by shuttered schools, violence, teenage pregnancy

United Nations 27 Jul 2021
In nearly half of countries in Asia and the Pacific, schools have been closed for around 200 days ... In Eastern and Southern Africa, Uganda school children have gone more than 300 days out of school, while home internet connectivity “is the lowest on the planet there at about 0.3%”.
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Geneva Palais briefing note on the current COVID-19-induced education crisis

Reliefweb 27 Jul 2021
In Eastern and Southern Africa, Uganda schools have been closed for 306 days and the country has the lowest at home internet connectivity (0.3 per cent); followed closely by South Sudan with 231 days of full school closure and again less than half a per cent of schoolchildren have internet access at home.
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Indian women hockey team needs to create and grab chances against Britain at Tokyo Olympics

India TV 27 Jul 2021
With two defeats from as many games, the Indian women are currently lying at the bottom of the six-team Pool A, which is being headed by Netherlands, followed by Germany, Great Britain, Ireland and South Africa ... But these are still early days with three matches each remaining for all the teams.
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Bianca Buitendag after surfing silver: It was like a washing machine, but I gave it ...

Independent online (SA) 27 Jul 2021
ALSO READ. Big waves elude Bianca Buitendag in Olympic final but she bags a silver medal. 🥈❤️🇿🇦#TeamSA#Tokyo2020#Surfing pic.twitter.com/o6lKUZP5dg— Team South Africa (@TeamSA2020) July 27, 2021 ... ALSO READ ... Buitendag’s silver was the second of the day for Team South Africa, after Tatjana Schoenmaker finished second in the 100m breaststroke.
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Telkom rewards group chief Maseko with R35.4m package for the 2021 financial year

Independent online (SA) 27 Jul 2021
Telkom, South Africa’s third-largest mobile operator, said it would pay the retention balance of R10m in the 2022 financial year ... Molefe, who submitted her resignation as an employee and director of the company in December 2020, now serves as chief financial officer at MTN, Africa’s mobile giant.
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