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India are hungry for evasive World title: Captain Harmanpreet Kaur

Indian Express 30 Jan 2023
'I am sure this year\u2019s tournament in South Africa will be ultra-competitive ... Kaur, who has played in all the T20 World Cups so far, debuting in the format at the inaugural edition in 2009, said that the recent triumph of the U-19 team in the World Cup will act as an inspiration for the senior team in South Africa.

Irrigation min. lauds constructive cooperation with Germany

Egypt Independent 30 Jan 2023
Hopefully, Germany would support this important initiative, which would undoubtedly help handle the negative effects of climate change in developing countries, especially in Africa, the minister said. Egypt could very well act as an African center for training and building capabilities where adaptation is concerned, Suweilam suggested ... ....

Joint military exercises should be seen in context of tensions between major powers

Independent online (SA) 29 Jan 2023
Named Mosi II, the exercise, which will see about 350 SA Navy personnel participating, will take place in South Africa’s east coast in Richards Bay and Durban in the Indian Ocean ... Pandor criticised the US for its selective condemnation of Russian aggression while ignoring other acts of aggression committed by such countries as Israel.

Fred L. Goldenberg: Gun violence continues to impact us all

Traverse City Record-Eagle 29 Jan 2023
There have been more mass shootings than number of days so far in 2023. Let that sink in. In the first three weeks of 2023, there were 39 mass shootings ... On June 25, 2022, President Joe Biden signed the Bipartisan Safer Communities Act into law ... It was a start ... South Africa’s Firearms Control Act of 200 cut deaths in half in 10 years ... Fred L ... .

South Africa tangerine/mandarin exports forecast to reach a record 560,000 tons in 2022/23

Fresh Plaza 28 Jan 2023
South Africa exports of tangerines/mandarins are forecast to grow by almost 8 percent ... South Africa exports to the United States under African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) have quadrupled over the past 5 years, reaching nearly 50,000 tons in 2021/22.

Pope says those criminalising homosexuality are 'wrong'In an interview published on Wednesday, the pope had ...

Deccan Herald 28 Jan 2023
People who criminalise homosexuality are "wrong", Pope Francis said in a letter published on Saturday, seeking to clarify earlier comments about homosexual acts being a "sin" ... "When I said it is a sin, I was simply referring to Catholic moral teaching, which says that every sexual act outside of marriage is a sin," he wrote.

Touched by better angels: 90pc of Danish Jews managed to escape the holocaust – here’s how

Irish Independent 28 Jan 2023
The king, although 70 years old, rode his horse alone every single day through Copenhagen, without any guard or groom, in an act of psychological defiance ... through acts of sabotage. These increased as German defeats at Stalingrad and in North Africa gave hope to the Allies.

‘There has to be accountability for war crimes in Ukraine’ says Simon Harris, as EU ministers debate how to prosecute Russia

Irish Independent 28 Jan 2023
... minister spoke against starting a new body to carry out prosecutions, something his Belgian colleague specifically called for.“These acts of aggression should be condemned not only by European countries or by the United States, but by a large majority of countries...

India signs pact with S Africa to bring 12 cheetahs in FebruaryThe pact was signed ...

Deccan Herald 27 Jan 2023
The government of India’s decision to import cheetahs from Namibia and South Africa to introduce in Kuno, while not acting on the long-standing April 2013 order of the Supreme Court to translocate lions from Gir to Kuno which is a much higher conservation priority, smacks of ...

Eskom hits out at Solidarity saying there are no plans to retrench white workers

Independent online (SA) 27 Jan 2023
South Africa’s ailing power utility, Eskom, said on ... “Retrenchments in South Africa are regulated by Section 189 (3) of the Labour Relations Act of 1995, with strict requirements on appropriate consultations with all the relevant stakeholders, including the recognised trade unions.

Former Sewanee vice president Robert Pearigen elected as vice-chancellor and president

Chatanooga Times Free Press 27 Jan 2023
He succeeds Reuben E ... ambassador to South Africa, a role to which he was subsequently confirmed. The Board of Regents elected Provost Nancy Berner acting vice-chancellor and president in January 2022, and she will continue the role until Pearigen takes office, the release states ... Pearigen also has family connections to Sewanee ... "Dr ... .

Nature Notes: Tiny birds surviving the cold

Elko Daily Free Press 27 Jan 2023
LARRY HYSLOP Elko Daily Correspondent. Faint calls come from a small flock of mountain chickadees as they move through a grove of Lamoille Canyon aspens ... Their quiet calls are ‘tsick-a-zee-zee’ ... In South Africa, a vineyard in Stellenbosch is using ducks to keep pests away, with the birds acting as both a natural pesticide - and a source of fertiliser.

EU seeks effective justice for 'horrific' crimes in Ukraine war

Reuters 27 Jan 2023
The bloc's 27 justice ministers met in Stockholm ahead of the Feb ... "These acts of aggression should be condemned not only by European countries or by the United States, but by a large majority of countries in Africa, Latin America and other places," said Vincent van Quickenborne ... All 298 people aboard were killed ... Our Standards ... Gallery.

Foundation Donates N500m to Obasanjo’s Library

This Day 27 Jan 2023
The awards given is for the youths to support their work in developing Africa from their locality ... “Through its programmes, the Future Africa Leaders Foundation hopes to empower African youths to be leaders and change agents acting to find solutions to challenges facing their various African societies.

Head Coach Graham Reid says his contract to be reviewed after Hockey World Cup debacle

India TV 27 Jan 2023
"Look, I have signed the contract through Paris (Olympics). But, you know, we will be reviewing, I assume, at the end of this (World Cup) ... But our focus is on the next match," he had said ... India will play South Africa in the 9th to 12th classification match on Saturday.Related Stories. ACT disappointment was a good learning experience ... (Inputs PTI) ... ....

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