Russian mercenaries behind war crimes in Africa, UN says

NAIROBI, Kenya – Russian mercenaries deployed to one of Africa’s most fragile countries killed civilians, looted homes and gunned down worshipers in a mosque during a major military operation earlier this year, discovered United Nations investigators. The accusations of atrocities are documented in a report for the UN Security Council …

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Agricultural exporters demand more improvements at Cape Town port

Western Cape AGRICULTURAL exporters welcomed the planned improvements to the Cape Town port, but warned that bottlenecks would jeopardize market access and have a financial impact on the sector. This week, President Cyril Ramaphosa announced that the National Ports Authority would be an independent subsidiary of Transnet in order to …

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Jones, injured British and Irish Lions captain, quits South Africa tour

Published on: 06/26/2021 – 18:56Amended: 06/26/2021 – 6:55 PM Edinburgh (AFP) The British and Irish Lions suffered a major setback ahead of their tour of South Africa when captain Alun Wyn Jones was banned from the trip after sustaining a shoulder injury during a warm-up match against Japan in Edinburgh …

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Van Damme terminates his membership in the DA party

Van Damme terminates his membership in the DA party Van Damme, who took to Twitter on Saturday to make the announcement, said her decision was based on what future projects she would work on. FILE: Phumzile van Damme addresses the crowd at the launch of the Democratic Alliance (DA) manifesto …

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Morocco obtains EUR 37.5 million EIB loan to improve water supply

The European Investment Bank (EIB) has lent 37.5 million euros to the National Electricity and Drinking Water Company (ONEE) of Morocco to rehabilitate and improve water supply and distribution infrastructure in the country. An agreement was signed on Friday by both parties. EIB financing will help the Kingdom of North …

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Nigerian man charged with unemployment scam will remain in jail

SEATTLE (AP) – A Nigerian government official arrested in connection with a $ 650 million unemployment fraud in Washington state will remain in jail until his trial, a federal judge said on Friday. U.S. District Judge Benjamin Settle of Tacoma agreed with federal prosecutors that Abidemi Rufai, 42, posed a …

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COVID-19 death toll in South Africa nears 60,000

A coronavirus testing unit sign outside Groote Schuur Hospital in Cape Town, South Africa. (Dwayne Senior / Bloomberg via Getty Images) A coronavirus testing unit sign outside Groote Schuur Hospital in Cape Town, South Africa. (Dwayne Senior / Bloomberg via Getty Images) South Africa‘s COVID-19 death toll hit 60,000 on …

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Erytech Combined General Meeting of June 25, 2021

REPORT – ERYTECH SHAREHOLDER MEETINGYOU JUNE 25, 2021 SS RELEASE Lyon, France), June 25, 2021 – ERYTECH Pharma (Euronext: ERYP – Nasdaq: ERYP) announced that its 2021 The General Assembly was held in Lyon on Friday June 25, 2021. At the meeting, all the resolutions for which the board of …

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South Africa fights rapid rise of COVID-19 in Johannesburg

JOHANNESBURG (AP) – A rapid resurgence of COVID-19 is hitting South Africa’s largest city, Johannesburg, and threatening to overwhelm its hospitals. Johannesburg, a city of 5 million people, and the surrounding Gauteng province account for about 60% of the country’s new daily infections. The 7-day moving average of daily new …

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South Africa aims to more than double daily COVID-19 vaccinations in next month

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – South Africa aims to more than double the rate of daily COVID-19 vaccinations over the next month to more than 200,000 as more Pfizer and Johnson & Johnson vaccines arrive, said health officials on Friday. The country’s vaccination campaign has started slowly, delayed by the revelation that …

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