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African Union and Ecowas slam the second coup in Burkina Faso in 8 months

Independent online (SA) 04 Oct 2022
“In support of Ecowas, the chairperson of the African Union Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat, said in conformity with the Lomé Declaration of Year 2000, the African Charter on Democracy, Elections and Governance and the Accra Declaration on Unconstitutional Changes of Government, ...

Report: Little progress combating systemic racism against people of African descent

Jamaica Observer 04 Oct 2022
UNITED NATIONS (CMC) — A new report by the United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) finds that little progress has been made in combating systemic racism against people of African descent ... "The barometer for success must be positive change in the lived experiences of people of African descent.

History catches up with thieves of opportunity

China Daily 04 Oct 2022
In 2018, economist Felwine Sarr and art historian Benedicte Savoy published a 252-page report commissioned by France's President Emmanuel Macron, which recommended the restitution of African artifacts in French museums. The report, "The Restitution of African Cultural Heritage, ...

African leaders must stand together at COP27 to counter the Global North’s divide-and-rule tactics

Mail Guardian South Africa 04 Oct 2022
As the first Conference of the Parties on the African continent in more than a decade, expectations are high that the summit will finally deliver for a region where energy shortages are an obstacle to economic development ... In July, the African Union Commission adopted a similar position on the energy transition.

New NFF Boss, Gusau, Promises Inclusive Administration

This Day 04 Oct 2022
A former Chairman of the Zamfara State Sports Commission, Ibrahim Musa Gusau served as a Member of the organizing committee for the African Nations Championship, and is today a Member of the CAF organizing committee for youth competitions, viz U17, U20 and U23. He is also a Safety and Security Officer of the Confederation of African Football ... .

United States Agency For International Development (USAID) And The Federal Trade Commission Launch Trust And ...

MENA FN 04 Oct 2022
(MENAFN - African Press Organization) USAID announced it will partner with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to launch a new initiative that will help protect consumers and increase competition ... .

NHRC recommends gov’t include “all older” citizens in pension scheme

The Point 04 Oct 2022
The rights commission called on government to ratify and domesticate the “AU Protocol to the African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights on the Rights of Older Persons in Africa and also provide ...

AfCFTA designed to lift Africa’s people out of poverty – AU Commissioner

Business Ghana 03 Oct 2022
Dr Monique Nsanzabaganwa, Deputy Chairperson, African Union (AU) Commission, says the design of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) would offer Africans an enabling environment to raise revenues and access resources in an economically integrated continent. This, she said, would lift Africans out of poverty.

Africa calls for New Public Health Order

Joy Online 03 Oct 2022
The African Union Commission and Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) have called on governments, multilateral organisations, philanthropies, the private sector, and civil society organizations to support the full implementation of Africa’s New Public Health Order to drive global health security.

Africa’s space industry attracting EU and Chinese investors

Mail Guardian South Africa 03 Oct 2022
By the close of 2021, about 13 African countries had sent satellites into orbit ... So far, China’s mission to the African Union, the China Manned Space Agency and the African Union Commission have reached Algeria, Egypt, Ethiopia, Namibia, Nigeria, Senegal, Somalia and South Africa through the astronaut-driven dialogue opportunity.

JSC begins interviews to fill 5 SCA, KZN Judge President vacancies

Eye Witness News 03 Oct 2022
The South African legal fraternity's attention will be on the Judicial Service Commission this week, as it convenes to interview more than 42 candidates for 20 vacancies on the bench ... .

Mr Price passes regulatory hurdles to acquire Studio 88

Independent online (SA) 03 Oct 2022
Mr Price said on Friday that it received a regulatory clearance to acquire a 70% stake in Studio 88 Group in a R3.6 billion deal ... Mr Price Group CEO Mark Blair said, “We are grateful to have received such a positive outcome from the regulatory processes, including from the South African competition commission, without any conditions.

Call for war on zama zamas will not bring peace to South Africa’s platinum belt

Mail Guardian South Africa 03 Oct 2022
South African platinum production doubled from 100 metric tonnes in 1995 to roughly 200 metric tonnes in 2017 ... The South African Human Rights Commission has emphasised this from the apartheid era to the present ... “I look at South African managers and I have to warn you that I see no ...

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