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Load shedding & water woes: Can South Africa fix its ailing infrastructure?

Al Jazeera 22 May 2024
The power cuts were bad then, lasting up to five hours a day,” said Lezanne Viviers, who works in the fashion industry and lives in Johannesburg, South Africa’s biggest city ... S Africa power firm warns of longer cuts.
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International Day for Biodiversity - youth engagement vital for biodiversity conservation

Independent online (SA) 22 May 2024
As South Africa commemorates International Day for Biodiversity, it is clear that youth engagement is not only essential for protecting the country's natural heritage but also for building a sustainable future for generations to come.
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From Zambia to Afghanistan, WFP warns El Niño's extreme weather is causing a surge in hunger

Newsday 22 May 2024
Kenya, along with other parts of East Africa, has been overwhelmed by flooding that killed 66 people on Monday alone and in recent days has blocked a national highway, swamped the main airport and swept a bus off a bridge.
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Jill Biden unveils the country star who will entertain Kenya at her biggest state dinner ...

The Daily Mail 22 May 2024
He added he hopes the candlelight and sparkling decor 'brightens everyone's day.' ... The president is honoring Kenya with a three-day visit after he vowed at the Africa Leaders Summit in 2022 to visit the continent in 2023.
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Vodacom merger will ‘harm downstream fibre providers’

Independent online (SA) 22 May 2024
Fibre network operator Frogfoot has argued that Vodacom, Vumatel, and Dark Fibre Africa (DFA) should not be allowed to merge to form the largest fibre infrastructure company in South Africa, Maziv, as this would limit competition.
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The Secretary-General: Message on the Occasion of Africa Day 2024 (UNOV - United Nations Office at Wien)

Public Technologies 22 May 2024
On Africa Day, we celebrate this dynamic and diverse continent and the contributions of Africans to our world ... On Africa Day, let's renew our pledge to stand with all Africans in their quest to lead ...
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EIFSA calls conclusion of Engen-Vivo transaction ‘a sad day for SA’

Independent online (SA) 22 May 2024
The Economic Intervention Forum of South Africa (Eifsa) has described as a “sad day” the conclusion of the sale of South Africa’s largest fuel station chain, Engen, to Dutch energy giant Vitol Emerald Bidco’s subsidiary, Vico Energy.
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Opinon: Conservation areas stand between needs of local communities and preserving natural resources

Phys Dot Org 22 May 2024
For centuries the Makuleke community lived in the northeastern corner of South Africa, close to the modern-day border between Zimbabwe and Mozambique ... South Africa joined this global movement and ...
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Habari! White House to welcome Kenyan president

Beijing News 22 May 2024
But the primary reason, the administration's new top Africa policymaker told VOA, is Kenya's recent decision to assert itself globally by offering 1,000 peacekeepers for Haiti ... Ruto, in Atlanta for his first stop of his four-day U.S.
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Life Healthcare’s earnings jump on strong activity in Southern African

Business Day 22 May 2024
Revenue from continuing operations was 7.8% higher at R11.7bn driven by robust activity growth in Southern Africa and strong growth in NeuraCeq doses sold, the company said in a statement on Wednesday ... Revenue for Southern Africa grew by 5.9%.
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Life Healthcare’s earnings jump on strong activity in Southern Africa

Business Day 22 May 2024
Revenue from continuing operations was 7.8% higher at R11.7bn driven by robust activity growth in Southern Africa and strong growth in NeuraCeq doses sold, the company said in a statement on Wednesday ... Revenue for Southern Africa grew by 5.9%.
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New RNC official is “big admirer” of white nationalist group that attacks Black, Hispanic, Jewish, ...

Media Matters 22 May 2024
VDare has posted content claiming that “one problem with these Hispanic immigrants is their disgusting behavior”; “America does not need ANY immigrants from Africa”; the United States needs to ...
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Litigating against NHI is a last resort, says Life Healthcare CEO

Business Day 22 May 2024
Life Healthcare’s Southern Africa division has 64 hospitals in SA and operates complementary health services including renal dialysis and mental healthcare units ... Revenue for Southern Africa grew 5.9% ... mackenziej@arena.africa.
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Is Zionism patriotism or racism? Big disagreements over a word in use for 125 years

The Los Angeles Times 22 May 2024
For others, Zionism is a form of modern-day colonialism or racist manifest destiny — the attempt to justify the seizure of contested land in the name of God ... In the hearts of most early-day Zionists ...
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