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Russia struggling to explore Africa’s market

B & FT Online 30 Sep 2022
According to him, the Coordinating Committee for Economic Cooperation with African Countries should focus on conducting business missions that would identify specific areas for conducting business cooperation with African countries.
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UN Report Targets Racism Against People of African Descent

Voa News 30 Sep 2022
human rights spokeswoman Ravina Shamdasani says people of African descent in many countries have less access to health, food and education, and they often are victims of enforced disappearance and violence ... descent by law enforcement in different countries," Shamdasani said.
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SANParks free access week was rousing success

Independent online (SA) 30 Sep 2022
National Parks Week aims to create a culture of pride in all South Africans in their relationship with the country’s natural, cultural and historical heritage ... “The 17th annual SA National Parks Week is a noteworthy milestone in our sustained commitment to enable South African citizens to explore our country’s natural heritage.
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UN urges to dismantle systemic racial discrimination

China.dot.org 30 Sep 2022
3, warned that there remain "disproportionate outcomes for people of African descent in many countries, notably regarding access to health and adequate food, poverty, education, social protection, justice, enforced disappearance and violence." ... countries," the report stated.
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UN body faults 'piecemeal' work to end racial discrimination

Midland Daily News 30 Sep 2022
She called on countries to “redouble efforts to ensure accountability and redress wherever deaths of Africans and people of African descent have occurred in the context of law enforcement, and take measures to confront legacies that perpetuate and sustain systemic racism.”.
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Türkiye's Africa initiative boosts trade with continent to $45B

Anadolu Agency 30 Sep 2022
Türkiye has embassies in 43 African nations and trade consultancies in 31, while 37 African countries have embassies in Ankara ... While there are currently dozens of economy and trade agreements between Türkiye and African countries, Ankara has free trade deals with five ...
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UN body faults ‘piecemeal’ work to end racial discrimination

Wtop 30 Sep 2022
She called on countries to “redouble efforts to ensure accountability and redress wherever deaths of Africans and people of African descent have occurred in the context of law enforcement, and take measures to confront legacies that perpetuate and sustain systemic racism.”.
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African Union 20 years on: A retrospective

Mail Guardian South Africa 30 Sep 2022
This blueprint for the continent has been at the forefront of political dialogue between African countries and strategic international partners ... African Continental Free Trade Area. The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) is a huge free trade region bringing together the 55 countries of the AU and eight regional economic communities.
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Invest in Africa’s climate adaptation transition – One.Org invites world’s wealthiest countries to support Africa

Joy Online 30 Sep 2022
GDP per capita in nearly all African countries is expected to be at least 5% higher by 2050 and 10-20% higher by 2100 if global warming is limited to 1.5°C rather than 2°C.” ... Development partners should support African countries’ ambitions by providing the financial and technical help required to achieve those goals.”.
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Control Risks’ Africa Risk-Reward Index launched

B & FT Online 30 Sep 2022
The pandemic’s after-effects and the Russia-Ukraine war are projected to impact the African continent’s economic outlook for many years to come ... These challenges are prevalent despite African countries having committed in 2019 to speed-up regional integration under the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA).
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African Development Bank loans Morocco 195 mln USD to boost cereal production

Xinhua 30 Sep 2022
30 (Xinhua) -- The African Development Bank (AfDB) granted Morocco a loan of 199 million euros (195 million U.S. dollars) to finance the country's Competitive and ... The cereal output in the North African country has not exceeded 3.4 million tons this year due to severe drought.
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LG Electronics CEO meets with African envoys for Busan's expo bid

Korea Times 30 Sep 2022
LG Electronics is carrying out various social contribution activities in a number of African countries, such as operating vocational training schools, aiding in administering vaccinations against cholera and helping rural villages to build self-reliance ... Outside of the country, LG ...
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African basketball future bright despite winless World Cup

Wtop 30 Sep 2022
He feels that if countries invest more money into the women’s programs, African ... It was the first time that any African country had reached the quarterfinals ... Bilé mentioned there were a few African countries in Sydney to potentially look at putting in a bid for the 2026 tournament.
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Africa’s biotechnology heroes celebrated on OFAB Day

Joy Online 30 Sep 2022
OFAB, now operating in ten African countries, convenes stakeholders contributing to the biotechnology space to share knowledge and experiences in creating awareness on agricultural biotechnology in the achievement of the African Union’s Agenda 2063, the Malabo Declaration, and the Africa Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCTA).
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Ghanaian Research Scientist Professor Quain honoured at OFAB Awards

Ghana Business News 30 Sep 2022
OFAB, now operating in 10 African countries, convenes stakeholders contributing to the biotechnology space to share knowledge and experiences in creating awareness on agricultural biotechnology in the achievement of the African Union’s Agenda 2063, the Malabo Declaration, and the Africa Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCTA).

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