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Take a warm ocean swim for charity

Independent online (SA) 21 May 2022
The Oceans 8 Charity Swim is a warm water ocean challenge exclusively for charity ... Adopt-a-river, the Caversham Education Institute, the Centre for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife, the Game RangersAssociation of Africa, the International Sailors’ Society of Southern Africa, Kerr House, Liberty NPO, One Planet SA, and Wildlife ACT.
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SHRIBMAN: Wisdom in the words left unspoken

Weatherford Democrat 21 May 2022
Americans often reflect on Robert Frost’s meditation on roads not taken. Today, we might reflect on speeches not given — and on truths unspoken ... Kennedy’s fabled 1966 speech in South Africa (”Each time a man stands up for an ideal, or acts to improve the lot of others, or strikes out against injustice, he sends forth a tiny ripple of hope ”) ... David M.
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David Shribman: Wisdom in the words left unspoken

The Marshall News Messenger 21 May 2022
Americans often reflect on Robert Frost’s meditation on roads not taken. Today, we might reflect on speeches not given — and on truths unspoken ... Kennedy’s fabled 1966 speech in South Africa (“Each time a man stands up for an ideal, or acts to improve the lot of others, or strikes out against injustice, he sends forth a tiny ripple of hope ”) ... ....
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BIODEV SERVICES (BioDev) AND AFRICA CLINICAL TRIAL SOLUTIONS (ACTS) PARTNER TO OFFER CLINICAL TRIALS DELIVERY ...

The Facts 20 May 2022
AHMEDABAD, India, May 20, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- BioDev Services & Africa Clinical Trial Solutions (ACTS), leading providers of contracted clinical research services announced today, a strategic collaboration to bolster their geographic outreach in delivering clinical trials & other research programs.
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Africa CDC warns possible new Covid-19 variant amid spike in new cases

Manila Bulletin 20 May 2022
ADDIS ABABA, EthiopiaThere is a possibility that a new Covid-19 variant would emerge in Africa in a foreseeable future, Ahmed Ogwell, the acting director of the Africa Center for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC), has warned ... according to the acting director.
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The 5th Global Conference on the Elimination of Child Labour in South Africa Nears its End...

Business Ghana 20 May 2022
South Africa will observe Child Protection Week from May 29 to June 5, 2022. National Child Protection Week is observed annually in the country to raise awareness of children's rights as articulated in the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa and the Children's Act (Act No.
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Monkeypox cases spread in Europe

Gulf Daily News 20 May 2022
... occurs in west and central Africa ... “We are however concerned at the multiple countries outside, especially in Europe, that are seeing these outbreaks of monkeypox,” the acting director of the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention, Ahmed Ogwell Ouma, said.
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Commonwealth Africa explores ways of combating corruption

B & FT Online 20 May 2022
The 12th Regional Conference of Heads of Anti-Corruption Agencies in Commonwealth Africa convened in Kigali, Rwanda, from May 3-7 under the theme. ‘Combating Corruption for Good Governance and Sustainable Development in Africa’ ... Africa is making efforts toward improving good governance, although we still have a long way to go.
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Britain offers smallpox vaccine as monkeypox cases spread in Europe

Metro USA 20 May 2022
... occurs in west and central Africa ... “We are however concerned at the multiple countries outside, especially in Europe, that are seeing these outbreaks of monkeypox,” the acting director of the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention, Ahmed Ogwell Ouma, said.
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FG: $60bn Needed to Aid Access to Reliable Electricity, Clean Cooking Facilities in Eight Years

This Day 20 May 2022
The federal government yesterday stated that Sub-Saharan Africa could require as much as $60 billion to access reliable electricity and clean cooking facilities between now and 2030 ...Energy Transition in Africa ... said Africa has the ability to play a leading role in this regard.
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Biden Redeploys Pentagon Troops to Somalia While Humanitarian Crisis Looms

GlobalResearch 20 May 2022
Africa Command ... As the rationale for intervention in Ukraine is being questioned and opposed by genuine anti-imperialist movements internationally, so should the latest announcement by the Pentagon of a redeployment to Somalia should not only be treated with skepticism it should be opposed as an act of solidarity with the peoples of Africa.
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Ace of bases

Economist 20 May 2022
“They have placed bets from Mauritania in the north to Namibia in the south and in many countries in-between,” General Stephen Townsend, head of Africa Command for the American army, told senators in April ... Since opening its base in Djibouti, ostensibly to support anti-piracy efforts, China has stepped up its military engagement in Africa.
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More sabotage at Eskom as Hendrina power station cable is cut

Mail Guardian South Africa 20 May 2022
“Eskom believes these were deliberate acts of sabotage by someone who had access to the site where only employees have access and knows the security features in the area quite well,” Eskom said, adding that it had laid criminal charges with the police. The Tutuka incident marks the fifth alleged act of sabotage since March 2021.
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Canada now global centre of broadening monkeypox outbreak

Canoe 20 May 2022
Monkeypox, which is in the same viral family as smallpox, was discovered in 1958 and is rarely seen in significant numbers outside of Central and West Africa ... Monkeypox is rare, but not unheard of, outside parts of Africa, where rodents act as reservoirs, University of Ottawa virologist Earl Brown said.
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Canada now a global centre of broadening monkeypox outbreak

Toronto Sun 20 May 2022
Monkeypox, which is in the same viral family as smallpox, was discovered in 1958 and is rarely seen in significant numbers outside of Central and West Africa ... Monkeypox is rare, but not unheard of, outside parts of Africa, where rodents act as reservoirs, University of Ottawa virologist Earl Brown said.

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