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Hate crimes are at a 21-year-high in L.A. County as political divides widen, report says

San Gabriel Valley Tribune 30 Nov 2023
County Commission on Human Relations reported Wednesday in its annual report. The commission found that reported hate crimes in L.A ... “We are troubled by the extremely high number of hate crimes in 2022,” stated Commission President Ilan Davidson ... And since 2013, the commission has seen a 143% increase in hate crimes.

Iran FM says Israel's war on Gaza must be stopped, regime be brought to justice ...

Press TV 30 Nov 2023
... as well as Chairperson of the African Union Commission and Moussa Faki Mahamat ... Amir-Abdollahian further hailed the chairperson of the African Union Commission's stance on the need to end Israel's attacks and deliver humanitarian assistance to the oppressed Palestinian people.

AU calls on African countries to end violence against women, girls 29 Nov 2023
29 (Xinhua) -- African Union (AU) Commission Chairperson Moussa Faki Mahamat has called on African countries to implement concrete actions so as to end violence against women and girls ... The AU Commission chairperson further called on African countries to allocate dedicated budgets ...

Here & Now column:: Saluting Black servicewomen in our community

The Lancaster News 29 Nov 2023
According to a 1995 Hodges report, about 30% of the military is African American women; about 34% serve as enlisted, and about 13% serve as commissioned and warrant officers ... Roosevelt's order also produced a breakthrough — the commissioning of the Navy's first two African American female officers.

Africa 'double victim' of injustice: UN chief

Anadolu Agency 29 Nov 2023
And second, the present injustice in relation to the way power relations are established in the world and namely in relation to financial and economic power," Guterres said at a news conference with Moussa Faki Mahamat, the chairperson of the African Union Commission.

8 reasons to visit the free Cape Town Arts Festival this December

Independent online (SA) 29 Nov 2023
There is nothing quite like the delicious and unique South African culinary creativity of Capetonians, much of which will be up for eats at the festival ... The Department of Sports Arts and Culture, Ariva Arts Foundation NPC, the Western Cape Government, the Castle of Good Hope, the South African Human Rights Commission, and the City of Cape Town.

ECOWAS will deploy troops in Sierra Leone as President Bio loses moral authority to govern

Sierra Leone Telegraph 29 Nov 2023
President Julius Maada Bio on Monday received a delegation from the Economic Community of West African States, ECOWAS Commission and the Government of Nigeria, following Sunday’s round of heavy gunfire, prisons breakout and the arrest and killing of dozens of members of the opposition including political prisoners, many of whom were awaiting trial.

Open letter to the anti-nukes

Independent online (SA) 29 Nov 2023
I am, however, part of Truth in Energy (TiE), a group of concerned South Africans that criticised the Presidential Climate Commission’s findings, in particular because it was so obviously biased and lacking in expertise ... a known South African “anti-nuclear activist organisation”.

Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development hosts 28th Session of African Commission on Agricultural Statistics, 4 to 8 Dec (South Africa Government)

Public Technologies 28 Nov 2023
Food and agricultural organisation, statistics South Africa and the department of agriculture, land reform and rural development to host the 28th session of the African commission on agricultural statistics.

Truce in Gaza does not solve ‘key problems’: UN chief

Anadolu Agency 28 Nov 2023
"First of all, I'd like to say that the truce was a step in the right direction -- was a symbol of hope, but it doesn't solve the key problems we face," Antonio Guterres said at a news conference with Moussa Faki, chairperson of the African Union Commission ... "My message is very clear. We need a humanitarian cease-fire ... .

Liberia's peaceful elections shows democracy is alive in West - Prexy Touray

The Point 27 Nov 2023
Speaking at the ongoing ECOWAS Parliament’s 2023 Second Ordinary Session in Abuja, Nigeria, Dr Omar Alieu Touray, President of the ECOWAS Commission, praised Liberia and African football legend, President George Weah for conceding defeat, and congratulated opposition leader Joseph Boakai on his victory.

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