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Watchdog wants retail fruit & veg prices to be more transparent

Business Day 18 Jun 2024
The commission recommended that African Rainbow Capital should divest its shareholding in either Subtropico or RSA Group and that the buyer of the divested shares must be a firm wholly owned or ...


This Day 18 Jun 2024
The month before the ICC authorized the arrest warrant against Omar Al-Bashir, in February 2009, the summit of the African Union’s Heads of State and Government requested the Commission of ...

At meet and greet, new leaders for Philly Mayor's Commission on African American Males

The Philadelphia Tribune 18 Jun 2024
Mayor Cherelle Parker met on Friday evening with the director and commissioners of the Mayor’s Commission on African American Males. Local activist Abu Edwards is the director of the unit ....

Kansas officially observes Juneteenth, the nation's 'second Independence Day' at Capitol

The Hutchinson News 18 Jun 2024
However, Kansas African American Affairs Commission executive director Stacey Knoell told audience members this is not the first celebration of Juneteenth in the state.

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Evening Times 18 Jun 2024
Navy commissioned its first black officer, Harvard University medical student Bernard Whitfield Robinson ... 1966 – Samuel Nabrit became the first African American to serve on the Atomic Energy Commission.

State board concurs on nonrenewal of Kinston charter school

Kinston Free Press 18 Jun 2024
More than 80% of the school’s 150 students are economically disadvantaged and nearly 100% are African American, the school said. The North Carolina Charter Review Commission recommended the charter not ...

Gov. Kelly Celebrates Juneteenth at the Statehouse

The Dispatch 17 Jun 2024
TOPEKA — Governor Laura Kelly joined the Kansas African American Affairs Commission today to celebrate Juneteenth at the Statehouse. This marks the first year Juneteenth is observed as a state holiday ... .

Bisi Fayemi: Gender Specialist and Philanthropist at 61

This Day 16 Jun 2024
Her professional career started with a notable tenure as the Director of Akina Mama wa Afrika, where she established the African Women’s Leadership Institute ... There is also her Lifetime Achievement Award from the African Philanthropy Network in 2022.

Reparations have become the latest target for conservative activists. Advocates say they are prepared to ...

CNN 16 Jun 2024
Justin Hansford, a commissioner for the National African American Reparations Commission, rejected Judicial Watch’s interpretation of the legality of reparations programs.

South Africa ready for presidential inauguration, says minister 15 Jun 2024
... Africa, Central and Eastern Africa, as well as chairpersons of regional blocs like the Southern African Development Community (SADC), East African Community (EAC) and the African Union Commission.

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa wins second term

Gulf-Times 15 Jun 2024
This marks the first time in 30 years that a coalition government will be formed in South Africa.Earlier, the South African Electoral Commission announced that the ruling ANC won 159 seats in the ...

G7 Leaders Pledge $420m Investments in Nigeria, Other African Countries

This Day 15 Jun 2024
The AGIA, led by the African Development Bank (AfDB), African Union Commission (AUC), is a platform that seeks to generate, finance, and execute projects with the private sector, and to catalyse up to ...

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FILE - Russian President Vladimir Putin, right, and North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un shake hands during their meeting at the Vostochny cosmodrome outside the city of Tsiolkovsky, about 200 kilometers (125 miles) from the city of Blagoveshchensk in the far eastern Amur region, Russia, on Sept. 13, 2023. North Korean state media says Russian President Vladimir Putin will arrive in the country on Tuesday for a two-day visit, his first trip to the country in 24 years.
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