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Xinhua Commentary: Forging African unity paves path for progress

Xinhua 27 May 2024
In his commemorative speech, AU Commission Chairperson Moussa Faki Mahamat said the African continent "has freed itself from the yoke of colonialism and the appalling system of apartheid ... Forging African unity paves path for progress.
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Commentary: Forging African unity paves path for progress

People Daily 27 May 2024
In African ... In his commemorative speech, AU Commission Chairperson Moussa Faki Mahamat said the African continent "has freed itself from the yoke of colonialism and the appalling system of apartheid.
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Africa: Africa's Obsolete Weather Forecasting Gets a Revamp

All Africa 27 May 2024
Analysis -- The African Union Commission and the European Meteorological Satellite Agency (EUMETSAT), have signed a memorandum of understanding to strengthen their cooperation on earth observation ....
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African Union condemns Israeli airstrikes on Rafah, calls for cease-fire

Anadolu Agency 27 May 2024
African Union Commission chair Moussa Faki Mahamat condemned Sudan’s Israeli airstrikes on a refugee camp in the southern Gaza city of Rafah that resulted in the deaths of dozens of Palestinians, primarily women and children ... 7 last year ... .
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Israeli strike on Rafah shows 'contempt' for ICJ ruling: African Union

Khaleejtimes 27 May 2024
An Israeli airstrike on Rafah that killed 45 people in a displacement camp according to Hamas officials reflected "contempt" for a recent ruling by the top UN court, the head of the African Union Commission said on Monday ... ALSO READ ... .
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Mixed reactions in Gauteng: Some residents opt out of voting, others remain hopeful for change

Independent online (SA) 27 May 2024
The Electoral Commission of South Africa (IEC) said around 1,668,076 South Africans have been approved for special votes ... Ruimsig resident, Simon Modiya, 52, said that he will vote for the African ...
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South Africa elections 2024 explained in maps and charts

Al Jazeera 27 May 2024
According to the Electoral Commission of South Africa (IEC), 27.79 million South Africans aged 18 and above have registered for the elections this year up from 26.74 million in 2019 ... African National Congress (ANC).
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Spain’s deputy premier calls Israel’s strikes on Rafah ‘heinous war crime’

Anadolu Agency 27 May 2024
7 attacks ... Outside of Spain, Israel’s attacks on Rafah have been widely condemned, from French President Emmanuel Macron saying he was “outraged” to an African Commission head calling the strikes “horrific.” ... Gen ... .
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Africa Day celebration calls for realization of AU's founding aspirations

Xinhua 26 May 2024
Moussa Faki Mahamat, chairperson of the AU Commission, in his message on the occasion of this year's Africa Day celebration, said since the formation of the OAU, the African continent "has freed ...
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Acting Speaker Barau Calls for Enhanced Collaboration in Addressing Regional Cross-Cutting Issues

Foroyaa 26 May 2024
The regional legislature he outlined also participated in a capacity-building training on Labor Migration Governance under the auspices of the African Union Commission and the International Conference ...
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Africa Energy Bank to be ready by 2024 third quarter – APPO Secretary General

Ghana Business News 26 May 2024
As part of the conference, the Petroleum Commission also took the delegation from the various African countries attending the APPO Conference, on a tour to the Sunon Asogli Power Plant and the Tema ...
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Eritrea: Diaspora Nationals Celebrate Independence Day Anniversary

Capital Ethiopia 26 May 2024
The event was attended by numerous nationals, ambassadors, heads of diplomatic and consular missions, officials and staff of the African Union and Economic Commission for Africa, and members of the diplomatic community.
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‘Freedom was around the corner’: how UK activists helped the exiled ANC to defeat apartheid

AOL 26 May 2024
On 11 February, 1990, the day that Nelson Mandela was released from prison after 27 years, many activists made for South Africa House, the home of the South African High Commission, in Trafalgar Square, where a crowd formed.
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Intra Africa Coffee and Cocoa Trade Week kicks off in September

B & FT Online 24 May 2024
According to the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), it is evident that intra-African trade yields greater exchange of manufactured and processed goods, knowledge-sharing, and enhanced value creation.

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In this photo provided by the International Organization for Migration, an injured person is carried on a stretcher to seek medical assistance after a landslide in Yambali village, Papua New Guinea, Friday, May 24, 2024. More than 100 people are believed to have been killed in the landslide that buried a village and an emergency response is underway, officials in the South Pacific island nation said. The landslide struck Enga province, about 600 kilometers (370 miles) northwest of the capital, Port Moresby, at roughly 3 a.m., Australian Broadcasting Corp. reported. (Benjamin Sipa/International Organization for Migration via AP)
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