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Kenya: Habitat Assembly must renew its commitment to realize the right to adequate housing for all

Amnesty 03 Jun 2023
As the UN Habitat Assembly gathers in Nairobi, there is need for renewed commitment to guarantee the right to adequate housing for all”, Amnesty International’s regional director for East and Southern Africa Tigere Chagutah said; ... Tigere Chagutah, Amnesty International's Regional Director for East and Southern Africa ... The post Kenya.

Damon Galgut’s The Promise to hit the stage

Mail Guardian South Africa 03 Jun 2023
The story is entrenched both within the apartheid era and the slow progress of post-apartheid South Africa where, despite new laws, the voices of people such as domestic workers are still rendered silent ... “We’re talking about generations of politicians who have done this to South Africa.

Jaishankar, Brazilian counterpart hold talks on advancing cooperation in BRICS, IBSA, G20 blocs

Beijing News 03 Jun 2023
Following their meeting, Jaishankar took to Twitter to post, "A good meeting with FM @Amirabdolahian of Iran on sidelines of Friends of BRICS gathering ... The Friends of BRICS strongly support UNSC reform," he posted further ... Thank all BRICS members and Friends for an open and constructive exchange of perspectives," Jaishankar posted.

Indonesian Foreign Minister Urges BRICS to Fight for Each Country's Development Right

Urdu Point 03 Jun 2023
"#FMRetno (Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi) delivered her statement virtually inviting the Foreign Ministers of the BRICS countries to fight for each country's development rights (2/6) in Cape Town, South Africa," the ministry wrote on Twitter.

Here's what Bill Gates is reading, listening to, and watching this summer

Business Insider 03 Jun 2023
The billionaire said in a blog post that he decided to "mix it up" this year "because there's more to life than reading." ... "Born in Blackness" follows six centuries of African history in a way that reframes and "challenges the standard Western accounts of the continent," Gates said in a blog post.

From slums to stardom: Uganda's Ghetto Kids

Raw Story 03 Jun 2023
The sprawling slums of Kampala are a far cry from the glitzy stage of Britain's Got Talent, where a group of Ugandan street kids will be performing in Sunday's grand finale of the hit UK television show ... "This is huge for us, for Uganda and for Africa!" the foundation posted on its Facebook page after they made it through to Sunday's finale.

Abused lion cub who was smuggled to Israel now thriving in South Africa

The Jerusalem Post 02 Jun 2023
The lion cub who was dubbed Abu Malek and was kept in a hiding place in the south of Israel illegally, was transferred to a wildlife sanctuary in South Africa, the Warriors of Wildlife nonprofit organization updated in a Facebook post last week ... Fink also discussed how she chose the shelter in South Africa.

Vodafone Ghana boss Patricia Obo-Nai recognised among top women CEOs in Africa

Joy Online 02 Jun 2023
Patricia Obo-Nai, the CEO of Vodafone Ghana, has been named among the top 93 women CEOs in Africa, according to the 2023 Definitive African Women CEOs list ... ‘’To expedite Africa’s economic recovery post-pandemic, the continent must accelerate digitalisation and expand regional cooperation.”.

Investors gain N1.83trn in May as Nigerian stocks post best return in Sub-Saharan Africa

Business Day Online 02 Jun 2023
... Investors gain N1.83trn in May as Nigerian stocks post best return in Sub-Saharan Africa .

Harnessing BRICS to achieve SA’s development objectives

Independent online (SA) 02 Jun 2023
How can South Africa harness BRICS to achieve its development objectives? ... BRICS is an association of five major emerging economies, Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa. Post-apartheid South Africa has inherited a society that is characterised by the development disparities between white and black South Africans.

Why SA’s e-commerce retailers will soon be facing their toughest competition yet

Independent online (SA) 02 Jun 2023
If the rest-of-Africa experience is anything to go by, there could even be a post-Amazon shakeout in the e-commerce market, as inflation-hit South African consumers spend less and more e-commerce platforms compete for a consequently smaller share of the customer pie.

‘Takalani Sesame’ season 14 boast top Mzansi celebs

Independent online (SA) 02 Jun 2023
Managing director at Sesame Workshop South Africa, Innocent Nkata, said ... View this post on Instagram. A post shared by Donovan Goliath ... Season 14, features some of South Africa’s most-loved entertainers, musicians, and celebrities, including Sho Madjozi, Prev Reddy, Holly & Mimi Rey, Farieda Metsileng, David Kau and The Goliaths ... .

Britain’s defense chief, a contender to run NATO, lays out his vision

Stars and Stripes 02 Jun 2023
“Until Ukraine happened, there were too many people who didn’t want to see the threat from Putin, and look where we are now.” The same complacency exists today, he said, about the threats posed by China and destabilizing activity in Africa ... He’s held the post since 2014 ... The Washington Post’s Emily Rauhala in Brussels contributed to this report.

UG’s WACCI has been incredible in efforts at improving Africa’s food security – AGRA Boss

Joy Online 01 Jun 2023
“Harnessing Human Capital in Plant Breeding for the Future of Food and Nutrition Security in Africa.” ... Madam Lampoh-Agroh observed that Africa’s agriculture remains challenged in many ways, identifying climate change, post-harvest losses, and a rapidly growing population as some of the issues needing immediate redress.

Singapore prime minister tests positive for COVID again in rare rebound case

Federal News Radio 01 Jun 2023
Lee, 71, was diagnosed with COVID-19 for the first time on May 22, following work trips to Africa and Asia ... But in a Facebook post Thursday, Lee shared a photo of a positive antigen rapid test... Lee, 71, was diagnosed with COVID-19 for the first time on May 22, following work trips to Africa and Asia.

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