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Seretse resurfaces as UB Chancellor

Mmegi Online 16 Sep 2021
• Appointment to be one of the two Ambassadors organizing Africa Day 2012 ... • As Minister of Trade, she worked tirelessly to ensure that Botswana qualified for Africa Growth Opportunity Act (AGOA) whose objective is to increase trade between African countries and the United States of America.
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Ghana close to appointing Milovan Rajevac as the new Black Stars coach

Ghana Web 16 Sep 2021
Ghana won 1-0 against Ethiopia in a game which was uninspiring and had to take a gift of a goal to give Ghana all three points but wee found out as they lost 1-0 to South Africa in Johannesburg. Authorities are of the conviction that If they do not act fast it will be too late for Ghana to turn things around in the 2022 World Cup qualifiers.
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SA start-ups want to be left alone – proposed SA start-up act

Independent online (SA) 15 Sep 2021
Other African countries such as Tunisia, Senegal and Ghana are prioritising the participation of start-ups in their economies by introducing Start-up Acts, so why shouldn’t South Africa?” ... SiMODISA vice chairperson and South African Start-up Act Steering Committee chairperson, ...
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Fund hopes to raise $250m for urban climate projects in West Africa

PV Magazine 15 Sep 2021
... to finance “urban climate infrastructure” in West Africa ... “Harith, as a partner with, and investor in infrastructure funds across Africa, is excited by the prospects of the ACT fund, and the potential for the fund to promote real climate action in West Africa.”.
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AfCFTA Secretariat signs landmark agreement with UK Government

Business Ghana 15 Sep 2021
... to trade facilitation in Africa ... The statement said Africa's long-term success mattered to the UK and that it was in the interest of all to support a strong, prosperous and peaceful Africa – driven by its own citizens and acting as a dynamic force in the international arena.
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Maura K. Leary to join ACET as Director of Communications

B & FT Online 15 Sep 2021
In 2020 she served as Acting Manager for the World Bank’s Africa External Affairs team, implementing a dynamic communications and engagement strategy and leading a team of professionals across the African continent and in Washington, DC ... I look forward to contributing to this important agenda for Africa.”.
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Maimane intensifies support for independent candidates contesting elections

Independent online (SA) 15 Sep 2021
Johannesburg - ONE South Africa Movement (OSA) chief activist Mmusi Maimane unveiled the New Horizon Movement (NHM) mayoral candidate Bishop Vincent Jones, and 34 independent candidates who will stand in wards across Emfuleni Municipality ... governments in towns across South Africa.
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Climate change, Jerusalem and Shmita

The Jerusalem Post 15 Sep 2021
ONE SUCH interesting initiative is that of the Interfaith Center for Sustainable Development, which explores the connection between religion and ecology, and mobilizes faith communities to act. Jerusalem-based ICSD operates globally, with current engagements in Africa, the Middle East, North America and Europe ... .
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Hungarian Government honours Dr Lawrence Tetteh

Ghana Web 14 Sep 2021
A news brief made available to the Ghana News Agency said Dr Tetteh had been appointed to act as Adviser to Hungary-Africa Knowledge Centre ... in Europe, Africa, Asia, Australia and the USA.
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Moribund BMD speaks from the dead

The Voice Botswana 14 Sep 2021
Batswana are reaping what they sowed- Modubule ... Tell us about the state of your party? ... Is Sidney Pilane still the President? ... He is still our leader although he spends most of his time in South Africa. It is a known fact that Pilane is no longer with you and you are the acting President, your take ? ... So when do you intend to hold the party congress? ... .
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WHO AFRO and HelpAge International partnering to combat ageism in the African Region

Reliefweb 13 Sep 2021
Combat Ageism in Africa © WHO/AFRO ... 1 in 2 people are ageist towards older people and this is very harmful*” said Françoise Bigirimana, Medical Officer in charge (acting) of Heathy Ageing at WHO Regional Office for Africa ... WHO - Regional Office for Africa ... WHO Regional Office for Africa.
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Adopting 2 texts, General Assembly urges continued action for durable peace, sustainable development in Africa, stronger efforts to eradicate malaria

Reliefweb 13 Sep 2021
Acting without a vote, the Assembly adopted the draft resolution “Implementation of the recommendations contained in the report of the SecretaryGeneral on the promotion of durable peace and sustainable development in Africa” (document A/75/L.112/Rev.1) ... AFRICA.
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British American Tobacco accused of paying up to $500k in bribes to Zimbabwe's Mugabe to ...

The Daily Mail 13 Sep 2021
These allegedly show that the cigarette maker paid between $300,000 and $500,000 to Mugabe's Zanu-PF party in 2013 and it funded up to 200 secret informants in South Africa in a bid to damage rivals ... 'Acting responsibly and with integrity underpins the foundations of our culture.'.
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