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South Africa's Casey Jarvis takes 1-shot lead at Alfred Dunhill Championship

News-Press Now 09 Dec 2023
He's one stroke ahead of compatriot Paul Waring and South Africans Christo Lamprecht, Charl Schwartzel and Robin Williams ... 77-ranked Burmester is coming off winning back-to-back titles in his home country — at the Joburg Open two weeks ago and the South African Open Championship, also in Johannesburg, last week.

Jamaica on show at One Love WKND in Ghana

Jamaica Observer 09 Dec 2023
Admirers of things Jamaica will get a taste of the country’s culture during One Love WKND, an “all-inclusive, immersive experience” that takes place December 15-16 in Akosombo, eastern Ghana. The three-day event is coordinated by Donna Ray, a Jamaican who lives in the West African nation.

First-ever gene editing therapies approved

The Hill 09 Dec 2023
Democratic lawmaker says focus on food deserts key to fighting diseases affecting African Americans. Democratic lawmakers said that part of the solution in fighting against diseases disproportionately affecting African Americans is by focusing on curtailing food deserts around the country.

China grants tariff-free access to 6 African countries in bid to boost food imports and ...

South China Morning Post 08 Dec 2023
Angola, Gambia, the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Madagascar, Mali and Mauritania will not pay duties on 98 per cent of taxable products under Beijing’s latest measure to buy more agricultural goods from the continent ... .

SA-China relations 25 years on

Independent online (SA) 08 Dec 2023
Such close association between the governing parties of the two countries reflects shared values and a sense of solidarity in the Sino-South African relationship ... In 2015, former South African President Jacob Zuma and Chinese President Xi Jinping agreed to form a High-Level People-to-People Exchange Mechanism (PPEM) between the two countries.

Aduda: FG Bidding to Bring Headquarters of Proposed African Energy Bank to Nigeria

This Day 08 Dec 2023
The Permanent Secretary stated these in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, while giving his closing remarks on the last day of this year’s Practical Nigerian Content (PNC), where he cautioned African countries not to blindly focus on climate change to the detriment of the continents huge fossil fuels resources left in the ground.

From Obiang to Putin: the world's longest-serving leaders

Longview News-Journal 08 Dec 2023
The world's oldest elected leader, 90-year-old Cameroonian President Paul Biya, has ruled his west African country with an iron fist since November 1982 ... Denis Sassou Nguesso, 80, has spent 39 years at the helm of the country in central Africa ... Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni, 79, has led the central African country for 37 years.

Expanding BRICS for Numerical Strength or Ensuring Qualitative Geopolitical Influence

B & FT Online 08 Dec 2023
African countries, particularly Burkina Faso, Chad, Mali, Niger and Central African Republic have appeared on Russia’s list as potential members ... Currently, Russia is supporting African countries is their fight against trends of growing neocolonialism, forging close cooperation in preserving their sovereignty and political independence.

Ashok Leyland Dost bakkie arrives in SA with class-leading warranty

Business Day 08 Dec 2023
Ashok Leyland is one of the largest manufacturers of commercial vehicles in India and sells products in 50 countries ... Distribution of the Ashok Leyland model range in seven Southern African countries is through ETG Logistics, a vertical of ETG ... “We have ambitious growth plans for the African market.

Colonialism lives on in globalism – pan-Africanist

Russia Today 08 Dec 2023
A prominent African political leader and advocate of colonial resistance has called on the people of the continent to unite in a bid to end Western dominance in Africa ... He stressed that Africa cannot be liberated from French domination until the CFA franc, the currency used in a number of African countries, is abolished on the continent.

SUE REID: Why is the UN sending Afghan schoolgirls to Rwanda to keep them safe ...

The Daily Mail 08 Dec 2023
Within a fortnight of that bonfire, the same girls were at their lessons in Kigali, the capital of the African country and the first in the world to offer them sanctuary ... Within a fortnight of that bonfire, the same girls were at their lessons in Kigali, the capital of the African country and the first in the world to offer them sanctuary.

Somalia, ATMIS vow to ramp up offensives against al-Shabab

Xinhua 08 Dec 2023
8 (Xinhua) -- Somalia and the African Union Transition Mission in Somalia (ATMIS) have vowed to intensify military operations to flush out al-Shabab militants following the lifting of a 31-year-old United Nations arms embargo on the country. African Union Special Representative ...

Expanding Africa’s vaccine production capacity key – Noguchi Director

B & FT Online 08 Dec 2023
She indicated that more than 3,000 individuals, including 38 post-docs and 54 PhDs from different African countries, have been trained at the Institute since 2019; while 15 others from nine West-African countries have just completed the annual NMIMR-JICA cooperative 8-week laboratory skills training programme.

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