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Financing climate resilience underpins Africa’s recovery

New Business Ethiopia 20 Jun 2021
The fifth African Climate ... It is a summit arising from AFRI-RES, which is a joint initiative of the African Union Commission (AUC), Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), African Development Bank (AfDB) and the World Bank with support from the Nordic Development Fund (NDF).
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Juneteenth Celebration Held At Old Stone House Museum

Caledonian Record 20 Jun 2021
Not long after, Old Stone House Museum Executive Director Molly Veysey stood on the steps of the historic museum building across from the old stone house with Jackson, announcing that “On this day in 1865 the still enslaved African Americans in Texas were told they were free, two years after Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation.”.
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West African regional bloc adopts new plan to launch single currency in 2027

The Philadelphia Inquirer 20 Jun 2021
The new road map was agreed by heads of state of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), Jean-Claude Kassi Brou, president ...
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$3.6 Billion Crypto Theft: South African Bank Denies Relationship With Fraud Accused Africrypt

Bitcoinist 20 Jun 2021
“The Intergovernmental Fintech Working Group – which includes the SARB, the National Treasury, the SA Revenue Service, the FSCA, the Financial Intelligence Centre, the National Credit Regulator and the Competition Commission – is busy finalising an updated South African position paper on crypto assets.
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ECOWAS welcomes G7 decision to provide additional coronavirus doses to developing countries

Ghana Web 20 Jun 2021
Dr Jean-Claude Kassi Brou, the President of ECOWAS Commission, has welcomed the decision by the Group of Seven ... He said in line with their decisions, the Commission and the West African Health Organisation had rallied to provide support to Member States in that respect.
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ECOWAS welcomes G7 decision to provide additional COVID-19 doses to developing countries

Ghana Business News 20 Jun 2021
Dr Jean-Claude Kassi Brou, the President of ECOWAS Commission, has welcomed the decision by the Group of Seven ... He said in line with their decisions, the Commission and the West African Health Organisation had rallied to provide support to Member States in that respect.
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Government grants import duty exemptions totaling GH¢435 million to 36 companies

Ghana Web 20 Jun 2021
"Government remains committed to support private sector enterprises like Premium Foods to become globally competitive and thereby take advantage of market integration frameworks such as the African Continental Free Trade Area, whose Secretariat has been established and commissioned in Accra.
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Zuma wants to see justice being done for all South Africans, says Mzwanele Manyi

News24 20 Jun 2021
Corruption-accused former president Jacob Zuma's battles with the Zondo Commission and National Prosecuting Authority is not only for himself but for all South Africans to ensure that justice is being done ... .
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MRA, IPC condemn FG’s twitter ban, threaten to lodge complaints before AU, UN

Business Day Online 20 Jun 2021
In a statement co-signed by MRA’s Executive Director, Edetaen Ojo and the Executive Director of IPC, Lanre Arogundade, the NGOs explained that in its Resolution 362 of 2016, the African Commission had expressed concern at the practice by African states of “interrupting or ...
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G7 infrastructure plan can hardly rival BRI

The Manila Times 20 Jun 2021
"Taking the African countries as an example, they have been facing an annual infrastructure investment shortfall of $108 billion ... In Africa alone, 46 countries and the African Union Commission have inked agreements with China ... interviewed, 89 percent of the employees were Africans.
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Obamas are going to Chicago - in portrait form

The Philadelphia Tribune 20 Jun 2021
The paintings made history, too, because Wiley and Sherald are the first African American artists commissioned by the Smithsonian museum for its portraits of a president or first lady. “ are celebrities in ways previous presidents and first ladies are not. And Kehinde and Amy are absolutely rock stars ... Attendance was 1.7 million in 2019 ... 27-Oct ... 7-Jan.
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China conscientiously fulfills its duty as UN Security Council rotating president

People Daily 20 Jun 2021
China held the UN Security Council’s rotating presidency last month ... “Pursue win-win cooperation, not zero-sum game ... In a speech delivered at the Open Debate, Chairperson of the African Union Commission Moussa Faki Mahamat called on certain countries to end vaccine protectionism and vaccine nationalism to fill the divide in pandemic control ... 【1】【2】 ... .
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U.S., UN, EU Urged to Prevent Executions in Egypt

Kayhan 19 Jun 2021
Meanwhile, members of the Muslim Brotherhood’s Freedom and Justice Party (FJP) sent a letter to the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights, urging the continental body to also intervene. The letter requested “urgent action by the African Commission to ...
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African Court marks international day of the African Child

Ghana Web 19 Jun 2021
The African Court on Human and PeoplesRight has ... “The commemoration is significant because, the Mission of the African Court is to enhance the protective mandate of the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights by strengthening the human rights protection system in Africa.
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Russia, AU Troika Yet to Decide on Time, Venue of Next Russia-Africa Summit - Djibouti

Urdu Point 19 Jun 2021
The three countries, Russia and the African Union Commission will have discussions soon so that they decide on which country will host the second summit and when exactly," Youssouf said.
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