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SA, China strategic partnership gains momentum

Independent online (SA) 26 May 2024
Africa is encouraged by China’s ongoing commitment to supporting African countries to meet the aspirations contained in the African Union’s Agenda 2063, and to the success of the African Continental Free Trade Area.
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Turkish defense firm Havelsan seeks to enhance businesses in Africa

Anadolu Agency 26 May 2024
A leading Turkish defense firm Havelsan aims to expand its businesses in Africa by meeting the defense needs of "friendly and brotherly" African countries, a senior official said ... African countries.
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South Africa’s 4 big political parties begin final weekend of campaigning ahead of election

Wtop 26 May 2024
... rally before the election, Ramaphosa recognized some of the grievances of South Africans, which include high levels of poverty and unemployment that mainly affect the country’s Black majority.
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South Africa election: How Mandela's once-revered ANC lost its way

Beijing News 26 May 2024
South Africans will vote on May 29 in a national election that could be the biggest rejection yet of the ANC, which has governed one of Africa's most important countries largely unchallenged since it led the fight to bring down apartheid.
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Why supporters don’t bother to attend Kaizer Chiefs’ home matches?

Independent online (SA) 26 May 2024
On the African continent, Egypt’s Al Ahly and Esperance from Tunisia can count themselves among the biggest in their countries ... In South African football, it is widely accepted that rivals Kaizer ...
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GAFI promotes Dutch investment in Egypt during World Hydrogen Summit

Egypt Today 26 May 2024
On the sidelines of the summit, the African Hydrogen Forum was launched, providing a platform for African countries to exchange experiences and strategies for preparing the necessary infrastructure ...
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‘We didn’t fight for this’: ANC’s grip on power in peril in South Africa election

The Observer 26 May 2024
In the heart of Soweto, the birthplace of South African democracy has been burned, looted and stripped for parts ... To top it off, a new hotel opened, marketed as “the first four-star luxury hotel offering African hospitality in the heart of Soweto”.
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Burkina Faso junta extends its transition term by 5 years

Wtop 26 May 2024
Burkina Faso is one of a growing list of West African countries where the military has taken power, accusing the elected governments of failing to keep their promises ... The West African country has been ...
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‘Freedom was around the corner’: how UK activists helped the exiled ANC to defeat apartheid

The Guardian 26 May 2024
Even as they wouldn’t allow themselves to feel despondent – the campaign to boycott South African goods had, after all, been successful, and few musicians would tour the country – many activists wondered, deep down, if change would ever come.
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Africa Energy Bank to be ready by 2024 third quarter – APPO Secretary General

Ghana Business News 26 May 2024
As part of the conference, the Petroleum Commission also took the delegation from the various African countries attending the APPO Conference, on a tour to the Sunon Asogli Power Plant and the Tema ...
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Nigerian First Lady throws shade at Meghan Markle's controversial fashion on trip

The News International 26 May 2024
For the unversed, the Duchess of Sussex sparked outrage on the internet for wearing a backless dress on her first day of arrival at the African country alongside Prince Harry ... Muslim country.
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ANC at a crossroads as South Africa goes to the polls

The Observer 26 May 2024
It was supposed to be a show of strength, a packed crowd of 83,000 ANC supporters showing South Africa that despite the country’s myriad problems, the ruling party was still confident of victory in Wednesday’s pivotal elections.
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‘Race suicide’: Sir William Walkley’s unearthed report on apartheid South Africa reveals birthrate fears

The Observer 26 May 2024
The company grew quickly but it wasn’t enough for Walkley to own the country’s petrol pumps – he wanted the oilfield and the refinery, too ...White South Africans are a proud people and they have every reason to be proud of their country,” he wrote.
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Boosted by Gaza war, South African Muslim party open to deal with ANC

The New Arab 26 May 2024
... the African National Congress after next week's vote, its leader said on Wednesday ... South Africans will elect a 400-member parliament, which will then elect the country's president by majority vote.

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