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Shark bites tied for 10-year low in 2022 but spiked in regional hotspots

Lehigh Acres Citizen 07 Feb 2023
Two fatal attacks occurred on the same day in Egypt’s Red Sea, where shark encounters are considered rare. South Africa, which averages a few bites a year, had two unprovoked attacks in 2022, both of which were fatal and likely caused by white sharks.
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UN chief fears world is heading toward a wider war

Arab News 07 Feb 2023
... conflict “where the two-state solution is growing more distant by the day,” in Afghanistan where the rights of women and girls “are being trampled and deadly terrorist attacks continue” and in Africa’s Sahel region where security is deteriorating “at an alarming rate.”.
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The energy giant whose boss was poisoned with cyanide is looking for a new CEO ...

Business Insider 06 Feb 2023
South Africa's biggest energy provider Eskom has just listed a job ad for a new CEO after its current boss was poisoned with cyanide in December, just days after resigning ... These thefts have had a major impact on available energy in South Africa which had 188 days of blackouts in 2022, according to Bloomberg.
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Russia losing scramble for Africa

Mail Guardian South Africa 06 Feb 2023
South Africa is the big prize ... Nonetheless, South Africa’s relationship with Western countries is far stronger ... A 2020 investigation by The Continent found that on any given day there are some 6 000 American troops operating from at least 27 military outposts in Africa — and those are just the ones that could be verified.
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South Africa to Host ‘Strange’ Naval Drills With Warships of China and Russia

The Epoch Times 06 Feb 2023
South Africa is set to indulge in what analysts have described as “10 days of war games” with China and Russia between Feb ... Africa’s defense department told Voice of America.
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Ravi told Bharat Arun 'I told you not to recommend such novice coaches': R Sridhar ...

Hindustan Times 06 Feb 2023
My Days with the Indian Cricket Team', revealed having faced ... “We had a similar exercise the day before the game against South Africa at the Melbourne Cricket Ground ... “The next day, we turned in a brilliant performance in the field, we out-fielded South Africa for the first time.
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BREAKING: Departing from Africa, Pope Francis renews call to end anti-sodomy laws

Life Site 06 Feb 2023
Noting that some 50 countries have anti-sodomy laws, Francis said as he was returning from a six-day trip to Africa, “The criminalization of homosexuality is a problem that cannot be ignored.” ... The Pope’s mounting pressure on Africa in particular comes at the same time as a heavy push from the West to have Africa embrace homosexuality.
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After U-19 triumph, Shafali Verma, Richa Ghosh eye a World Cup double

Hindustan Times 06 Feb 2023
Having been in South Africa for over 40 days, Shafali and Richa have had ample time adjusting to the conditions and pitches ...Days spent in South Africa will definitely raise their confidence ... “Shafali’s and Richa’s stay for over 40 days in South Africa for both the bilateral games ...
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Ethiopian Airlines inaugurates a second aviation academy campus in Hawassa

TravelDailyNews 06 Feb 2023
As Africa’s giant in the aviation industry, we are determined to reach more people who dream of becoming aviation professionals and enrich our continent with qualified personnel who will take Africa’s aviation to the next level. From the day it has been established more than six ...
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Anglo American CEO urges public-private fix to Transnet crisis

Mining Dot Com 06 Feb 2023
Africa’s most industrialized nation is also battling ... “We’d very much like to, that’s going to be down to the commercial terms we can land at the end of the day,” Wanblad said, adding that Anglo was not in talks to invest in any other assets in Africa.
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Josh Hazlewood to miss first India Test, McDonald hopeful of Green return

Dawn 06 Feb 2023
It’s still a few days away but it’s sneaking up pretty quickly ... So, we’ll play it by ear over the next week and next few days... Green damaged his right index finger during the Boxing Day Test win over South Africa in Melbourne and was only given clearance to return to training by his doctor on Monday following surgery.
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World News Quick Take

Taipei Times 06 Feb 2023
SOUTH AFRICA. Blackouts near 100 days. The nation is nearing 100 consecutive days of rolling blackouts, the longest stretch yet, with more to come as its electricity crisis deepens. Eskom Holdings SOC, the state-owned company that produces almost all the electricity in Africa’s most industrialized economy, has imposed blackouts daily since Oct.
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1923: Spencer Dutton and fiancée Alexandra race back on tugboat from Africa to save Montana ranch

The Daily Mail 06 Feb 2023
The next day the family stood over her grave and buried her. Back in Africa, Spencer and his fiancée Alexandra [Julia Schlaepfer] tried to find someone to take them back to America by boat after receiving Cara's letter begging for help ... Back in Africa, Spencer talked sickly tugboat captain Lucca [Peter Stormare] into giving them a ride on his barge.
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Departing from Africa, Pope Francis renews call to end anti-sodomy laws

Life Site 06 Feb 2023
Noting that some 50 countries have anti-sodomy laws, Francis said as he was returning from a six-day trip to Africa, “The criminalization of homosexuality is a problem that cannot be ignored.” ... The Pope’s mounting pressure on Africa in particular comes at the same time as a heavy push from the West to have Africa embrace homosexuality.
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South African rand flat as U.S. dollar trades slightly lower

Reuters 06 Feb 2023
The market will keep a close eye on the Investing in African Mining Indaba conference later in the day, which is bringing together mining company executives, investors, and mines ministers from across Africa and beyond to discuss industry issues and to network.

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