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Govts failing in modern-day slavery fight — Global Slavery Index

Business Ghana 30 May 2023
Governments have been faulted for failing to protect their citizens from modern-day slavery, a report by an international human rights group has stated ... “More than 3.1 million Africans were found to be in forced marriages while more than 3.8 million people were found to be in forced labour across Africa,” it stressed.

3-time world champion Ma Long awarded St. Bride Vase replica

Beijing News 30 May 2023
DURBAN, South Africa, May 29 (Xinhua) -- China's Ma Long stole the limelight on the closing day of the ITTF World Table Tennis Championships (WTTC) Finals despite missing out on the men's singles final ... Thanks, South Africa ... With his playing career winding down, Ma hopes to enjoy every day in his life, both as a paddler and a person ... ....

Sudan’s rival factions agree to extend shaky ceasefire after rebuke from mediators

The Observer 30 May 2023
The five-day extension of the ceasefire between Sudan’s military and its rival, the paramilitary Rapid Support Forces, was announced in a joint statement late Monday by Saudi Arabia and the United States ...There is still no clear path to a successful ceasefire,” said Boswell, who is project director for the Horn of Africa at the Crisis Group.

UBA Ghana shares its rich culture on Africa Day

Joy Online 29 May 2023
United Bank for Africa Ghana (UBA Ghana) has marked this year’s Africa Union (AU) Day on May 25 with an array of initiatives. The day which is set across the African continent is set aside to celebrate Africa’s unity in diversity and also highlights the cultural and economic potential of the continent.

Thabo Mbeki Africa Day Lecture: Africa should not be left behind in the AI revolution

News24 29 May 2023
Guinea-born political scientist Professor Siba N'Zatioula Grovogui delivered the 13th Thabo Mbeki Africa Day Lecture in Conakry on Saturday ... .

Calls for unity dominate Africa Day celebrations

The Grio 29 May 2023
Africa Day events across the continent honored the founding of the AU’s predecessor — The Organization of African Unity (OAU) — whose original purpose was to fight colonialism before evolving in 2002 to incorporate the aims of defending it’s members sovereignty and independence as well as encouraging their socio-economic integration.


Public Technologies 29 May 2023
SPEAKER ŞENTOP CELEBRATES MAY 25 AFRICA DAY Speaker of the Grand National Assembly of Türkiye (GNAT), Mustafa Şentop, on the occasion of 25 May Africa Day, posted a congratulatory message.

African Liberation Day must engage in governance with moral and ethical leadership

Independent online (SA) 29 May 2023
As we celebrate African Liberation Day, we must remember that Africa Day is still to come ... Ideally, the debate about Africa Day needs to engage on matters such as the Self-Sufficiency and Revival Charter for Africans as an African philosophy of sustained development and self-retrieval.

Russia is key supporter of African trade – business broadcaster

Russia Today 29 May 2023
“In the last decade, there has been a struggle for the African resources where we’ve seen a lot of countries coming to Africa, and not just to focus on how they can transform the continent, but just on the resources,” said Tackie, who was speaking to RT as the continent marked Africa Day.

Quadrant MSL, Partners Host Africa Communications Week 2023

This Day 29 May 2023
Srategic communications and PR firm, Quadrant MSL, as well as partner members of the Africa Communications Week (ACW), has hosted communications professionals across Lagos to a conversations-and-cocktails event to commemorate Africa Day and Africa Communications Week for2023 ... The event, themed ‘Telling the Africa Story.

Britain plans new crackdown on illegal migrants entering Europe via Africa: National Crime Agency will ...

The Daily Mail 29 May 2023
Immigration minister Robert Jenrick starts a five-day tour of Africa and Europe today including visits to Tunisia and Algeria, where he will offer 'all the assets' of the UK state to help 'disrupt, degrade and deny gangs at source'.

South African president appoints judge to oversee weapons-for-Russia inquiry

Federal News Radio 29 May 2023
CAPE TOWN, South Africa (AP) — South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has appointed a judge to oversee an inquiry into allegations that the country supplied arms to Russia on a ship that docked secretly at a naval base in December ... and South Africa, which is Africa’s most developed economy and a key Western partner on the continent.

4 types of cruises South African travellers can enjoy

Independent online (SA) 29 May 2023
NCL announced that its Norwegian Dawn will be offering 12-day cruises sailing from South Africa to Namibia, Mauritius, Madagascar and Mozambique from early 2024 ... offer an epic 21-day cruise from Cape Town all the way up the west coast of Africa to Barcelona, Spain from March 2024.

Sergey Lavrov makes surprise visit to Kenya during Africa tour

The Times/The Sunday Times 29 May 2023
Sergey Lavrov’s arrival in Nairobi comes days after Dmytro Kuleba, Ukraine’s foreign minister, ended his own tour of Africa with an appeal for the continent to abandon its neutral stance on Moscow’s aggression.Sponsored ... South Africa’s ...

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