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Instead of SA Tourism, let's crack the whip on the government to provide basic sports facilities

Independent online (SA) 06 Feb 2023
This is no time to be spending millions on sports sponsorship because the country's economy is in dire straits. The impact of the country's foundering state-owned enterprises (SOEs) is such that South Africa has become a state of disaster ... In this regard, two African countries have led the way.
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Buhari: Nigeria Has Attained 100% Broadband Penetration

This Day 06 Feb 2023
He said, “One of the richest persons in the world announced that Nigeria out of the 54 African countries has outstanding broadband ... We are the first African country to attain this and the only one so far – 70 per cent is a distinction and the digital sector has surpassed it.”.
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Africa’s extractive sector should comply with global due diligence obligations

Business Day 06 Feb 2023
Many African countries, while rich in natural resources, have historically been reliant on foreign investment to develop their extractive industries, and remain so today. Too often countries and host communities have failed to achieve an equitable benefit from the exploitation of their natural resources.
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1st National Cross Country Championships to Hold in Jos  Feb  18

This Day 06 Feb 2023
“We have enormous potentials to rival the east Africans and win laurels for the country at continental and international championships and games. More importantly, we want to positively engage the mass of distance runners in this country and make them earn good living from running ...
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Swiss lawmakers visit Taiwan, say they want closer ties

The Associated Press 06 Feb 2023
1972 — The IOC bars the team representing Rhodesia, which was ruled by a white minority at the time and is now known as Zimbabwe, under pressure from other African countries ... 1976 — The biggest boycott yet as 25 African countries protest the inclusion of New Zealand, whose rugby ...
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DUNCAN WANBLAD: Fixing graft, energy and logistics will enable miners to boost growth

Business Day 06 Feb 2023
As a proud South African I want to see the country succeed, and it is certainly not all doom and gloom ... So, the wheels of state can and do turn — but the country needs them to turn much faster to help provide the certainty that industries such as ours need to invest and to be the ...
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Lift on track to increase seat capacity to 1.5m, says airline’s chief exec

Independent online (SA) 06 Feb 2023
In 2021, the South African tourism sector contributed 3.7% to the country’s gross domestic product (GDP), down from roughly 8% of GDP pre-Covid ... The potential is even more evident when you consider that pre-Covid, South African had only about 10m international tourists each year.
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Black History Month: Weequahic HS celebrates in red, Black and green | Opinion

NJ 06 Feb 2023
While the rest of the country is embattled over the teaching of an inclusive version of American history — including African American studies which of late is inaccurately called Critical Race TheoryWeequahic High School has embraced an Afrocentric approach to education for its predominantly Black student body by adopting the Amistad curriculum.
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Pope makes final bid for peace, forgiveness in South Sudan

Federal News Radio 06 Feb 2023
On the last day of his African pilgrimage, Francis begged South Sudanese people to lay down their weapons and forgive one another, presiding over Mass at the country’s... On the last day of his African pilgrimage, Francis begged South Sudanese people to lay down their weapons and ...
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Palestine Expects Wider Recognition of Statehood Bid in 2023 - Foreign Minister

Urdu Point 06 Feb 2023
"We expect in 2023 nine countries to recognize the state of Palestine," the minister said. At least 138 countries of the 193 United Nations member states ... He plans to go to an African country in the next two weeks that he hopes will side with Palestine in its quest for independence.
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Chinese investor expresses confidence in Ghanaian market

People Daily 06 Feb 2023
5 (Xinhua) -- A leading Chinese investor in Ghana on Sunday expressed full confidence in the Ghanaian market despite economic hardships facing the west African country ... "Despite the grave hardships and challenges, the trade volume between the two countries (China and Ghana) saw a ...
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Mali junta expels UN mission's human rights chief: govt

Urdu Point 06 Feb 2023
The decision comes after a Malian rights activist last month denounced the security situation in the country in a speech to a UN gathering, and accused the regime's new Russian military partners of serious rights violations ... But the security situation has continued to deteriorate in the west African country.
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Livista Energy partners with CAA Mining to process lithium in Ghana

Reuters 06 Feb 2023
Building local lithium refining capability in Ghana would provide employment opportunities and deliver new sources for the African country's gross domestic product, said Martin Kwaku Ayisi, the chief executive of Minerals Commission Ghana.
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Rotary Club doctors, volunteers to hold medical camp in Odisha

Indian Express 06 Feb 2023
Saboo said that the medical missions to African countries started in 1998 and later in 2006, the project commenced in remote parts of India with inadequate medical services. This is the 16th medical mission within the country.
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Burkina Faso denies giving mining permit to Nordgold to woo Russia

Business Day 06 Feb 2023
The government, which took power in September in the country's second coup in just eight months, granted a gold mining permit to Nordgold in December. Nordgold operates the Bissa and Bouly mines in the gold-rich West African country ... “A mine cannot be safe unless the country itself is safe,” Boussim said.

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