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Lawyers, activists petition AU to overturn Israel’s observer status

Anadolu Agency 16 Sep 2021
A group of international lawyers, researchers and activists on Thursday filed a complaint with the African Commission on Human and People's Rights seeking the revocation of Israel’s observer status at the African Union (AU) ... The Southern African Development Community (SADC), ...
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Lawyers, activists petition AU to overturn Israel's observer status

Middle East Monitor 16 Sep 2021
A group of international lawyers, researchers and activists today filed a complaint with the African Commission on Human and People's Rights seeking the ...
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Africa remittances to shrink by billions

China Daily 16 Sep 2021
Remittances to African countries are expected to reduce significantly due to the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a new report by the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa in partnership with the African Union Commission. The report, titled "African regional ...
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Remittance to Africa Projected to Decrease in 2021

Business Ghana 16 Sep 2021
The report titled, “African regional review of implementation of the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration,” was produced by the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) in partnership with the African Union Commission (AUC) ... In response, a number of African countries have taken action to lower the costs of remittance transfers.
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We are determined to find an African solution to the Renaissance Dam crisis

The Eastern Herald 16 Sep 2021
A Foreign Ministry statement said that the Congolese Minister handed Al-Mahdi a document prepared by a joint team of experts from the Congolese presidency and the African Union Commission, which includes a summary of the points agreed upon between the three countries and the points that are still in dispute.
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African environment ministers renew support for green recovery

China.dot.org 16 Sep 2021
Josefa Leonel Corriea Sacko, commissioner for Agriculture, Rural Development, Blue Economy and Sustainable Environment at the African Union Commission said that investments in green recovery will unleash multiple benefits including food security, improved health outcomes and greater access to clean energy.
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Egypt’s FM receives DRC counterpart in Cairo to discuss resumption of GERD talks

Egypt Today 16 Sep 2021
He handed Sudanese Foreign Minister Mariam al-Sadiq al-Mahdi a document prepared by a joint team of experts from the DRC presidency and the African Union Commission.  ... President Tshisekedi said that he will work hard during his tenure chairing the African Union to solve the ...
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BREAKING NEWS: Deputy Minister Hlengiwe Mkhize dies at 69

Independent online (SA) 16 Sep 2021
Her cause of death is yet to be confirmed ... He wrote ... RIP Sisi” ... Mkhize was also the chairperson of the peace commission of the South African Women in Dialogue since 2004; the treasurer general of the African National Congress Women's League (ANCWL), and had been a member of the National Executive Committee in the ruling party ... He was 62-years-old ... .
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Egypt’s FM: DR Congo drew up timetable for GERD negotiation process

Egypt Today 16 Sep 2021
He handed Sudanese Foreign Minister Mariam al-Sadiq al-Mahdi a document prepared by a joint team of experts from the DRC presidency and the African Union Commission.  The document includes a summary of the points agreed upon between the three countries and the disputed aspects.
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African Risk Capacity (ARC) and UN Women join forces to Integrate Gender into Disaster Risk Management

Reliefweb 16 Sep 2021
... the African Union Commission’s Directorate of Sustainable Environment and Blue Economy under the Department for Agriculture, Rural Development, Blue Economy and Sustainable Environment and other partners, to launch the Gender and Disaster Risk Management Platform (GDRMP).
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Eight Oyo students get awards for outstanding performance in mathematics competition

Business Day Online 16 Sep 2021
Read also. Oyo UNICEF Advocate increased COVAX awareness at grassroots ... In another development, Akinade Alamu, executive chairman, Teaching Service Commission, has cautioned candidates sitting for the ongoing school-based West African Senior School Certificate Examinations (WASSCE) nationwide to shun all forms of malpractice ... .
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Iran, South Africa survey ways for expansion of ties

Irna 15 Sep 2021
The South African envoy referring to the arrangement for holding the 15th Session of the Iran-South Africa Joint Economic Commission, expressed hope that in the near future meeting of its Political Committee will be held in Tehran and the Joint Commission in Cape Town.
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AfCFTA Secretariat signs landmark agreement with UK Government

Business Ghana 15 Sep 2021
The African Continental Free Trade Area ... The statement said AfCFTA was the African Union's most ambitious economic initiative and that the Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) estimated that AfCFTA had the potential to boost intra-African trade by more than 50 per cent.
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Insurers mull capacity to explore growth opportunities in AfCFTA

Business Day Online 15 Sep 2021
Sunday Thomas, commissioner for insurance/CEO of the National Insurance Commission (NAICOM) in his remarks at the investiture of Tope Smart as the new president of AIO said, the African insurance market is in dare need of serious collaboration and synergy now than in any other ...
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Sudan says Ethiopia provided ‘inaccurate’ data about filling GERD

Egypt Independent 15 Sep 2021
Abbas sent a copy of the letter to the presidents of the African Union and the African Union Commission ... The Sudanese minister urged his Ethiopian counterpart to accept the enhanced mediation process led by the African Union to help the three parties (Sudan, Ethiopia, and Egypt) reach a satisfactory agreement on the dam.
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