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Guinea-Bissau joins Belt and Road Initiative

People Daily 28 Nov 2021
... nation the latest member of BRI, according to the National Development and Reform Commission, China's top economic planner.
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US to restrict travel from 8 African countries over new virus variant

The Wire Network 28 Nov 2021
"Right now, we're getting the material together with our South African colleagues to get a situation where you could actually directly test it," said the US' top infectious disease expert ... The European Commission recommended that EU member states suspend all flights from the southern African region to stem the spread of the new variant.
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N.J. bill would create a new heritage trail celebrating Black history

The Philadelphia Tribune 27 Nov 2021
In June, the state General Assembly unanimously passed a bill that would establish the Black Heritage Trail and Commission. The commission would be tasked with designating historical markers throughout the Garden State that commemorate African American contributions to the arts, education, science, journalism, and more.
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AU Commission to Sign a MoU with the Diaspora Academic Network for Africa

Ghana Web 27 Nov 2021
The virtual event attracted participation from the Commissioner for HRST of the African Union Commission, H.E ... Moussa Faki Mahamat, the re-elected Chairperson of the African Union Commission, I am therefore honoured to welcome you all to this very auspicious occasion of the launch ...
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EU to halt air travel from southern African countries

Beijing News 27 Nov 2021
26 (Xinhua) -- The European Union (EU) wants to activate the so-called "emergency brake" to stop air travel from the southern African region to delay the spread in Europe of a new COVID-19 variant, the European Commission said on Friday. "The European Commission will propose, in ...
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China-Africa friendship withstands pandemic challenges

China Daily 27 Nov 2021
... 120 batches of medical supplies to 53 African countries and the African Union and provided 50 African countries and the African Union (AU) Commission with vaccines.
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GLOBALink | African officials expect closer ties with China ahead of FOCAC meeting

Xinhua 27 Nov 2021
African officials and experts expressed hope for ... FOCAC now has 55 members comprising China, the 53 African countries that have diplomatic relations with China, and the African Union Commission ... At the end of November 2021, FOCAC will meet in African co-chair country Senegal.
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Germany to declare South Africa as Covid variant area

Suryaa 27 Nov 2021
The European Commission also wants to limit travel from southern African region to the EU and proposed to "activate the emergency brake to stop air travel from the southern African region due to the variant of concern B.1.1.529, EU Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said on Twitter ....
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Need to produce battery materials in DRC

Business Ghana 27 Nov 2021
At the behest of UN Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), Afreximbank, the African Development Bank (AfDB), the Africa Finance Corporation (AFC), the Arab Bank for Economic Development in Africa (BADEA), the African Legal Support Facility (ALSF), and the UN Global Compact, a new ...
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World Insights: Fruits of "eight major initiatives" display potential for China-Africa cooperation

China.dot.org 27 Nov 2021
12, China had provided over 1.7 billion doses of COVID-19 vaccine to more than 110 countries and organizations, including 50 African countries and the AU Commission, and is striving to provide a total of 2 billion doses by the end of this year ... "The African people are in the best position to judge the outcomes of China-Africa cooperation.
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Incapacitated police, poverty and a violent history - KZN’s Sihle Zikalala shares insight on July unrest

Independent online (SA) 27 Nov 2021
Itumeleng English/African News Agency (ANA) Archives ... The premier made his submission at the South African Human Rights Commission’s (SAHRC) hearing into the July unrest, which affected KZN and parts of Gauteng with violence and mass acts of criminality. The commission also heard ...
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Restrictions tightened globally as coronavirus variant Omicron sparks concerns

Xinhua 27 Nov 2021
"The European Commission will propose, in close coordination with member states, to activate the emergency brake to stop air travel from the southern African region due to the variant of concern B.1.1.529," Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said on Twitter ... South African ...
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China and Africa in the New Era: A Partnership of Equals

China Daily 27 Nov 2021
Thirteen African leaders and chairperson of the AU Commission attended the summit ... China has set up bi-national commissions and diplomatic consultation or strategic dialogue mechanisms with 21 African countries and the AU Commission, and joint (mixed) committees on trade and economic cooperation with 51 African countries.
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National Consumer Commission hot on investigation trail of 2-minute noodle deaths

Independent online (SA) 27 Nov 2021
NCC spokesperson Pheto Ntaba said the investigation involving laboratory tests would determine what steps the commission will take in this matter ... The South African Human Rights Commission last week described the social media posts linking any possible tampering of the two-minute noodles with foreign-owned businesses was devoid of truth.
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Anadolu Agency's Morning Briefing - Nov. 27, 2021

Anadolu Agency 27 Nov 2021
Turkey imposed a ban on travel from five African countries after the emergence of a new coronavirus variant ... Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates suspended flights from seven southern African nations as the European Commission said it will propose to EU states to stop air travel from southern Africa to stem the spread of the new variant.
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