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EAC Secretariat to reflect on land governance challenges

New Business Ethiopia 18 Aug 2022
The African Land Policy Centre (ALPC) has enhanced ... The African Land Policy Centre (ALPC) is a joint program of the tripartite consortium consisting of the African Union Commission (AUC), United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) and the African Development Bank (AfDB).
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Temple's Divisive, Exclusion and Intolerance social cause

TDT News 18 Aug 2022
Note 1, pertaining to the appointment of commission members ... Commission members must be a member of one or more of the following groups. 1) African American/Black community; 2) Hispanic/Latino community; 3) Asian/Native American/ Pacific Islander American community; 4) people with ...
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Time to fix seed systems to tackle Africa’s hunger crisis

Mail Guardian South Africa 18 Aug 2022
This includes access to and planting quality seeds. Seeds significantly influence the quality and quantity of farmers’ output. The African Union Commission’s Seed Sector in Africa ... A key measure to support this is the formalisation of seed systems being rolled out in many African countries by instituting legislation ... We make it make sense ...
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Modernization of Africa Hall will highlight its significant role in modern African history & culture

Business Ghana 17 Aug 2022
Deputy Executive Secretary of the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), Antonio Pedro [AB1] signs off on the main renovation contract for the Africa Hall Project to upgrade its structural and technological facilities, to ensure it complies with international standards and conference facilities.
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New Tunisian constitution due after announcement of final results

The Arab Weekly 17 Aug 2022
Tunisia’s new constitution is due to come into effect after the official electoral commission announced final results on Tuesday for last month’s referendum ... He said the fact that appeals against the referendum process had been rejected “confirmed the integrity and transparency of ISIE,” the North African country’s electoral commission.
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Police Lied to Search Breonna Taylor’s Home

Consortium News 17 Aug 2022
In March 2021, the International Commission of Inquiry on Systemic Racist Police Violence Against People of African Descent in the United States (for which I served as a rapporteur) “a pattern and practice of racist police violence in the U.S ... Africans, the militarization of U.S.
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Nigeria Tasks Africa's Richest Man To End Malaria's Prevalence

MENA FN 17 Aug 2022
(MENAFN - The Peninsula) Bloomberg Nigeria has appointed Aliko Dangote, Africa's richest man, to lead a committee commissioned with eliminating malaria in the West African nation as the ... .
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Tunisians firmly backed new constitution: final results

Arab News 17 Aug 2022
TUNIS ... Voters overwhelmingly approved the new constitution, the electoral board said, officially announcing definitive results from the July 25 poll ... He said the fact that appeals against the referendum process had been rejected “confirmed the integrity and transparency of ISIE,” the North African country’s electoral commission ... ....
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Explanations requested for reports of an EU agreement with South Africa to allow the unloading ...

Fresh Plaza 17 Aug 2022
In fact, AVA-ASAJA revealed that, during the month of July, the Directorate General for Health and Food Safety of the European Commission reported a total of seven detections of pests and diseases in South African citrus imports, including two lots contaminated with false codling moth (one in mandarins and one in oranges) ... For more information. ... ....
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AUC launches malaria conversation guide for ‎youth

New Business Ethiopia 16 Aug 2022
The African Union Commission (AUC), Department of Health, Humanitarian Affairs and ‎Social Development launched the first continental conversation guide on malaria for youth in Africa ... for Health, Humanitarian Affairs ‎‎‎and ‎Social Development‎, African Union Commission‎.
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AfCTA post implementation impact on tax revenue mobilisation

B & FT Online 16 Aug 2022
This article analyses the potential impact of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCTA) on tax revenue mobilisation when fully operational, and measures that can be taken by member-countries to mitigate the impact of shortfall of tax revenue in the short to medium term ... This would create new opportunities for African manufacturers and workers.
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Benin Bronzes: Return to Nigeria would reward slavery, say activists

The Times/The Sunday Times 16 Aug 2022
Oxford and Cambridge should not return the Benin Bronzes to Nigeria because the African country benefited from slavery, it has been claimed ... by the commission.
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Police Lied to Get the Warrant to Search Breonna Taylor's Home

Democratic Underground 16 Aug 2022
"In March 2021, the International Commission of Inquiry on Systemic Racist Police Violence Against People of African Descent in the United States (for which I served as a rapporteur) found “a pattern and practice of racist police violence in the U.S ... The 188-page commission ...
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Marikana stains the tapestry of South Africa’s democracy

Mail Guardian South Africa 16 Aug 2022
Writer Achille Mbembe succinctly captures the role of commissions of inquiry in political life ... The commission of inquiry has long plagued South African history. Historian Premesh Lalu traces South Africa’s penchant for fruitless commissions to the murder and decapitation of the 19th century Xhosa king, Hintsa, by British colonists.

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