July slow due to lockdown-Uganda

The recently concluded 42-day national lockdown, intended to reduce the spread of a second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic across Uganda, has added to the continued economic slowdown. The Stanbic Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) slipped to 34.6 in July from 34.9 recorded in June. This is the second consecutive decline …

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City of Jackson seeks up to $ 5.5 million in bonds for planetarium and arts center

JACKSON, Mississippi (WLBT) – African manuscripts that have stood the test of time for centuries face a new threat: high temperatures caused by a faulty HVAC system at the Mississippi Center for the Arts. The center on Pascagoula Street was virtually inoperative for more than a month after the CVC …

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Delta restarts nonstop service from Atlanta to Johannesburg

Delta Airlines resumed his non-stop service between Atlanta and Johannesburg, a decision hailed by South Africa Tourism. Operated by Airbus A350-900neo, the flight will leave Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport at 7:00 p.m. and arrive at Tambo International Airport, Johannesburg at 4.30 p.m. the next day. The return flight departs Johannesburg …

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Nolan Oswald Dennis: conditions | Goodman Johannesburg Gallery

The Goodman Gallery is pleased to present Conditions, the third solo exhibition of Nolan Oswald Dennis with the Goodman Gallery. The exhibition presents a new series of works centered around the figure of the globe. Incorporating form in various configurations, Dennis presents different perspectives on our familiar world as a …

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Under Secretary Nuland’s trip to South Africa, Botswana, Tanzania and Niger

Under Secretary for Political Affairs Victoria Nuland meets with South African Minister for International Relations and Cooperation Naledi Pandor NOTE TO THE MEDIASPOKESPERSON’S OFFICEAMERICAN STATE DEPARTMENT1 AUG 2021 Under Secretary for Political Affairs Victoria Nuland will visit South Africa, Botswana, Tanzania and Niger from July 31 to August 6. In …

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Partners strengthen Africa’s fight against COVID-19 and poverty

An engineer works at the Soroti power plant in Uganda in December 2016. The plant was developed in partnership with USAID’s Power Africa. (© Isaac Kasamani / AFP / Getty Images) The United States and its international partners are investing $ 80 billion in Africa’s private sector to help end …

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Yarmouth is preparing to advance alone on the sewage treatment plant

Yarmouth officials are looking to move forward without Dennis and Harwich and build a sewage treatment plant near Buck Island. The project would be presented to Yarmouth voters at a special city meeting this fall, eliminating the Dennis-Harwich-Yarmouth solution to the region’s sewage problems, although Yarmouth officials have stressed their …

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Moody’s downgrades the city of Johannesburg

Moody’s Investors Service took rating action on five South African regional and local governments (RLGs) and government-linked issuers (GRIs) on July 16. The city of Johannesburg is one of the RLGs that has been decommissioned. The others are the city of Ekurhuleni, the city of Cape Town, the Metropolitan Municipality …

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Vietnam seizes shipment of lion bones / rhino horn from South Africa

WASHINGTON, July 23, 2021 / PRNewswire / – from Vietnam seizure of three tonnes of lion bones found in a container shipped from South Africa raised concerns about up to 12,000 captive-bred lions for the country’s notorious “canned” hunting industry. The container also included rhino horns weighing 138 kg. The …

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Chemicals in burnt South African warehouse cause “considerable” environmental damage – authorities

CAPE TOWN, July 23 (Reuters) – South African authorities said on Friday that around 1,600 chemicals were stored in a warehouse owned by Indian company UPL Ltd when it was razed in a heavy looting last week, causing potentially harmful air emissions and a greenish effluent to seep into a …

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