Nigeria: CBN Governor Calls for Urgent Action to Address Food Crisis

Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele, yesterday, warned that the food crisis being experienced in the country could worsen if urgent and resilient steps were not taken to address the situation. Emefiele made the…

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South Africa: ‘Mother of the Springboks’ Annelee Murray Deserves to Be Recognised As the Heart of the Rugby Family

Public relations manager Annelee Murray is accustomed to questions about a woman’s role in a male-dominated environment such as professional rugby. First published in the Daily Maverick 168 weekly newspaper. Rassie Erasmus entered the press conference room at…

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South Africa: Finding One’s Tongue – Why the Compilation of the World’s First Dictionary of Kaaps Matters

Kaaps, or Afrikaaps, is a language created in settler colonial South Africa, developed by the 1500s. It took shape as a language during encounters between indigenous African (Khoi and San), Southeast Asian, Dutch, Portuguese and English people. First…

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South Africa: Vaccinate in Order to Return to Stadiums, Nathi Mthethwa Urges Sports Spectators

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Lovers of sport wishing to be reunited with stadiums will have to be vaccinated for them to be allowed back into stadiums, which have been empty for well over a year now due to the coronavirus pandemic. Government…

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Africa Mourns Death of Amobé Mévégué, A Journalist That ‘Gave the Microphone to Everyone’

Several big names on the African music scene have expressed their shock and sadness following the sudden death of Franco-Cameroonian journalist Amobé Mévégué who died at the age of 53 on Wednesday. He worked with RFI radio for…

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Namibia: Gipf Invests N$10 Million in Animal Nutrition

The Government Institutions Pension Fund (GIPF) has confirmed its investment of just over N$10 million into WinSalt Manufacture (Pty) Ltd, a 100% Namibian-owned company, situated in Walvis Bay. With the significant investment, GIPF is contributing towards the domestic…

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Kenya: This Is FGM – a Little Sand and Egg to Stop the Bleeding

Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) remains ingrained in the traditions of most communities in Northern Kenya. Women from this part of the country lament that the tradition has caused them a lot of pain and scars. Salma Mohammed, not…

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South Africa: Parliament Approves Draft National Freshwater (Inland) Wild Capture Fisheries Policy

Draft National Freshwater (Inland) Wild Capture Fisheries Policy Approved By Cabinet Cabinet recently approved the draft National Freshwater (Inland) Wild Capture Fisheries Policy for implementation. As the first national policy to guide the sustainable utilisation of freshwater fisheries,…

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Africa: All Set for Africa Deaflympics Qualifiers

A total of 16 countries have confirmed participation in the inaugural Africa Deaflympics Ball Games qualifiers slated for September 11-25 in Nairobi. Local Organising Committee (LOC) Chairman Gordon Oluoch confirmed the arrival of Team Senegal on Thursday adding…

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Zimbabwe: Washington Takes Over the Reins From Uncle Nicholas

Sungura musician and Khiama Boys frontman Nicholas Zakaria is known for his selflessness and ability to nurture talent across all music genres. Of late he has been collaborating with some dancehall musicians, much to the surprise of many…

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