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South Africa: SA Records 4,514 Covid-19 New Cases As Death Toll Hits 94,491

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South Africa reported 4 514 new COVID-19 cases and 94 deaths, of which 20 occurred in the past 24 to 48 hours, said the National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD) on Wednesday. The number of deaths brings the…

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South Africa: Media Statement – Committee On Employment and Labour Condemns Workplace Abuse of Women

The Chairperson of the Portfolio Committee on Employment and Labour, Ms Lindelwa Dunjwa, has condemned the alleged sexual harassment and abuse of women at the workplace by the MEC for community safety in the Western Cape. She also…

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Africa: Four things to know about the crisis in Burkina Faso

Months of tension and protests in Burkina Faso culminated in a military takeover on Monday 24 January. The political crisis adds to a fragile context characterised by an ongoing conflict with a dramatic downturn in security and rocketing…

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Zimbabwe: Industry Must Capitalise On Cotton Harvests

The dramatic expansion in cotton harvests since the extension of the Pfumvudza-Intwasa programme to the Presidential Cotton Inputs Scheme with Cottco recording a rise from 155 000 households to 500 000 is not just creating rural wealth, but…

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Uganda: Kiwanuka Makes Second Return to Bright Stars

StarTimes Uganda Premier League side Bright Stars have reappointed Paul Kiwanuka as their head coach, replacing Simon Peter Mugerwa. Mugerwa has been in charge of the club on interim basis since November 2021, and will now step down…

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Zimbabwe: Nutty O in Collabo With Makhadzi, Han C

Senior Arts Reporter Zimbabwe Music Awards (ZIMA 2021) contestant with seven nominations, Nutty O has hinted on his regional collaboration with South African singer Makhadzi, Botswana musician Han C and record producer Mr Brown. The “Handipere Power” hit-maker…

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Uganda: Parliament Asked to Reverse Cuts on Health Sector Budget

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Kampala — The Committee on Health wants Parliament to reverse its decision to trim off Shs113.14 billion from the health sector budget saying it will affect key interventions. The committee led by the chairperson Dr Charles Ayume, was…

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Nigeria: 2022 Budget – Ministry of Women Affairs to Spend N189m On Purchase of Grinding Machines, Popcorn Machines, Others

The Ministry of Women Affairs has proposed to spend the sum of N189 million on the purchase of grinding machines, popcorn machines and ice block machines in 2022 budget. The Ministry has also proposed to spend the sum…

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Africa: We Should Not Allow Those Novices Disturb Our Peace, Says Museveni on Coups in Africa

President Museveni has said African leaders ought to come together and find a lasting solution to the current wave of coups in several countries. “I would like to invite African leaders to sit down and exchange views on…

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