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African countries told to promote free movement of people to boost trade

Ghana Business News 30 Mar 2023
African countries should promote the free movement of people across their borders to boost intra-African trade, says the Economic ... The two-day Experts’ Group Meeting reviews the policy report, an outcome of a joint study by the African Union Commission (AUC) and ECA.

Join a Board, Commission and Have Your Say on Asheville's Business

Biltmore Beacon 30 Mar 2023
The City of Asheville wants to hear from the community about Asheville's growth and future by applying for a board or commission ... See below for specific board/commission application deadlines ... •African American Heritage Committee ... •Civic Center Commission ... Resources Commission.

Opera North's new season

British Theatre Guide 30 Mar 2023
The season also includes a contemporary dance staging of Mozart's Requiem paired with After Tears, a new commission by South African composer Neo Muyanga ... African partners Jazzart Dance Theatre and Cape Town Opera.

Barrow reaffirms commitment to democratic values

The Point 30 Mar 2023
The President referred to The Gambia as the “Human Rights Capital”, saying that the African Charter on Human and People’s Rights is popularly called the Banjul Charter and that Banjul is home to the African Commission on Human and People’s Rights ... ....

Federal judge weighs whether Miami needs to redraw voting maps before November election

Killeen Daily Herald 30 Mar 2023
Over the course of those hearings, Commissioner Joe Carollo said the original idea of drawing single-member districts was so that “there would be an African American sitting in this commission and there would be an Anglo,” and “that there were three Hispanic districts.” ... “Our goal here is to have an African American district, .

'Five million is too little!' California reparations task force is told black residents of Golden ...

The Daily Mail 30 Mar 2023
Tamaki (right) ... Amos C ... Kamala Harris, the vice president, on Wednesday said from Ghana that she and President Joe Biden support a reparations study, but the president has so far sidestepped calls from advocates to create a federal commission ... 1) An individual who has identified as 'Black/African American' on public documents for at least 10 years ... .

Hopes dim for finding survivors of St Kitts boating tragedy

Jamaica Observer 29 Mar 2023
Last month, the main opposition United Progressive Party (UPP) in Antigua and Barbuda called for a Commission of Inquiry to determine whether the authorities here are engaged in human trafficking after hundreds of African migrants travelled to the island late last year from West Africa.

Competition Commission targets RCL Foods and Astral in poultry pricing probe

Independent online (SA) 29 Mar 2023
The Big South African ... The South African Competition Commission - which released a report detailing worrying price increases across bread, cooking oil and poultry products yesterday - is now closely monitoring the poultry sector to protect consumers from unfair price increases.

Germany to Send Troops to Niger on Counter-Terrorist Mission - Government Spokesperson

Urdu Point 29 Mar 2023
Germany will deploy 60 soldiers to the west-African country of Niger, within the framework of the ... He added that a total of 60 soldiers would be sent to the African country after the specialized parliamentary commission approved of the step.

Gold Mafia: Kenyan once honoured with ‘Lifetime Africa Achievement’ uncovered as Africa’s foremost gold smuggler

Joy Online 29 Mar 2023
The awards ceremony was held at the Presidency State House in Nairobi, Kenya on December 15, 2012 and attracted the leadership of the African Union (AU), the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) and very eminent dignitaries from countries across the continent ... African leadership.

The Economic Commission For Africa (ECA) Launches Program To Modernize Statistical Production Processes In Africa

MENA FN 29 Mar 2023
(MENAFN - African Press Organization) download logo The Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) has launched a program to support Member States in modernizing administrative data for statistical ... .

The Guardian’s Owners Apologize for Founders’ Ties to Slavery

Democracy Now 29 Mar 2023
The Scott Trust published research that shows Guardian founder John Edward Taylor and investors gained much of their wealth from the cotton trade, after importing the cotton from North America, where it was cultivated by enslaved Africans on plantations.

UNECA launches program to modernize statistical production processes in Africa

Xinhua 29 Mar 2023
ADDIS ABABA, March 29 (Xinhua) -- The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) on Wednesday launched a program to support African countries in modernizing administrative data for statistical purposes ... Two workshops are currently underway in Cameroon and Uganda to kickstart the process as part of the new program, the UNECA said ... ■ ... News ... .

Coalition of South African human rights groups raise concerns over visit by Sri Lankan officials ...

Tamil Guardian 28 Mar 2023
A coalition of South African human rights groups have raised concerns ... The purpose of the visit was "to learn from the South African experience in regard to the establishment of, and work of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) to promote reconciliation in Sri Lanka.".

AU urges unity in Kenya as businesses say losing 23 mln USD daily 28 Mar 2023
... protests are costing businesses in the East African nation up to 3 billion shillings (about 22.8 million U.S ... The chairperson of the African Union Commission Moussa Faki Mahamat expressed concern over the violence in Kenya following opposition protests since March 20.

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