: July 2021

Nigeria: Nigeria's d'Tigers Fall to Italy, Crash Out of Olympics

[Daily Trust] Nigeria men’s basketball team, D’Tigers, on Saturday morning, lose their third Group B game in the men’s basketball event of the Tokyo Olympics 71-80 to Italy. Source link

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South Africa: Communication Challenges – Leah Sefor and the World’s Eight Billion Different Versions of Reality

Leah Sefor’s new book, That’s not what I meant: The smart, savvy guide to real communication, is a how-to guide on the ins and outs of effective communication. “There are approximately eight billion people in the world; meaning…

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Africa: Are UN’s Sustainable Development Goals in the Doldrums Due to the Corona Virus?

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Brussels, Belgium / Jeddah, Saudi Arabia — A short answer to this question is yes, but it is obvious and predictable failure was visible for some time. This debate started before 2015, the year in which the Sustainable…

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Africa: What Public Health Officials Can Learn From a New Long Covid Survey

Abuja — A new survey on public awareness of long COVID by ‘Resolve to Save Lives” showed that among the 40% of Americans who were not vaccinated, seeing testimonials of those who suffer from long COVID inspired nearly…

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Tanzania: Seaweed Growers Seek Government Support to Find Reliable Markets

Mtwara — Seaweed growers have pleaded with the government to assist them in the search for reliable markets of their produce, which is increasingly playing an important role in creating jobs for women. A seaweed plant that grows…

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Angola: Minister Asks Unfao to Support Women’s Empowerment Programmes

Luanda — The Angolan government requested UNFAO, this Wednesday in Rome (Italy), to intensify cooperation via funding and operational assistance to programmes that promote women empowerment and autonomy. The request was made by the Minister of State for…

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Uganda: Global Media Stunned By Cheptegei ‘Failure’

There was a lot to celebrate yesterday as Uganda won her first medals at the ongoing Tokyo 2020 Olympics. Joshua Cheptegei and Jacob Kiplimo clinched Silver and Bronze respectively in the 10,000m final. Those were the eighth and…

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Africa: Shona Newest Tribe as 1,649 Granted Citizenship

The Shona community is now Kenya’s newest tribe. This is after 1,649 members of the community, who had been stateless, were presented with citizenship certificates. Speaking during the ceremony on Wednesday, Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang’i said all…

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Uganda: Govt Eases Covid Curbs As Admissions Fall

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The Ugandan government on Friday partially relaxed the Covid-19 restrictions it imposed on June 18, citing a “consistent reduction” in the rate of infection. President Yoweri Museveni told the country on Friday night there had been a positive…

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Africa: Govt Says Influx of African Troops Will Target Cabo Delgado Insurgents

Mozambique’s defense minister says South African troops are expected this week to join operations meant to counter insurgents in northern Cabo Delgado province. Defense Minister Jaime Neto says terrorists are being cornered as a result of intense operations…

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