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Meet Some Of The Women Changing The Face Of The Mining Industry – Tanya, Dishka And Virginia

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Ask most South African women about mining, and chance are they’ll think of dark and dirty work, done deep in the bowels of the earth.

Liberia: President Under Pressure Over Handling of Corruption Allegations Made by U.S.

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[RFI] Liberian President George Weah is facing a backlash over how he has handled corruption accusations made by the United States against three top officials.

South African Women Are Forging Ahead In Formerly Male-Dominated Manufacturing Sector

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Kwikot’s Head of Sales, Felicity Sheridan, has realised her lifelong dream to lead the sales division of a multinational firm and to boot, she has done it in a traditionally male-dominated sector servicing the plumbing industry and market.

Morocco acts to conserve water

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Climate change, a harsh summer and a drop in rainfall have prompted the authorities to act

Kenya: Supreme Court Consolidates 7 Petitions Challenging President-Elect Ruto's Win

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[Capital FM] Nairobi -- The Supreme Court has consolidated seven petitions challenging President-Elect William Ruto's victory in the just concluded general election.

Ukraine grain ship with aid for Ethiopia docks in Djibouti

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The shipment on board has been arranged by the UN to get wheat to a country with millions in need.

Rwanda: UK Govt and Law Society At Loggerheads Over London-Kigali Asylum Pact

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[The Point] The Law Society of England and Wales has vowed to prevent the UK government's plans to send asylum seekers who crossed the Channel into Britain to Rwanda as it "raises questions about the foundations of British justice".

Zimbabwe: We Travel to Harare With Returning Zimbabweans

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[GroundUp] It's an unhappy journey marked by xenophobia and an uncertain future

South Africa: Treasury Tables Bill to Tackle Money Laundering

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[SAnews.gov.za] Reiterating government's commitment to nip illicit money flows, Finance Minister Enoch Godongwana has tabled in Parliament the Anti-Money Laundering and Combating Terrorism Financing Amendment Bill.

South Africa: Turn Sea Point Plot Into Social Housing, Say Activists

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[GroundUp] Two years after the Tafelberg sale was overturned, progress has stalled. Now the provincial government says it may want to use the land "in the public interest".

Kenya: Supreme Court Admits LSK As Amicus in Presidential Election Petition

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[Capital FM] Nairobi -- The Supreme Court has allowed an application by the Law Society of Kenya (LSK) to be enlisted as a friend of the court in the presidential election petition challenging the declaration of William Ruto as President-Elect.

Sudan: Floods - Dire Suffering in Darfur Camps and Across Sudan

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[Dabanga] Khartoum / Darfur -- Around 226,200 people have been affected as torrential rains and flash floods continue to wreak havoc across Sudan. The Coordination of the Darfur Camps for Displaced People and Refugees report dire humanitarian conditions due to ongoing heavy rains during the month of August.

South Africa: Ramaphosa Faces Grilling at Parliament - South African News Briefs - August 30, 2022

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[allAfrica] Cape Town --  

We travel to Harare with returning Zimbabweans

This Is Africa  

It’s an unhappy journey marked by xenophobia and an uncertain future.

Niger: New Niger Law Protects Girls' Rights to Education

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[HRW] Girls in nearly a third of African countries face significant barriers to education when they become pregnant. But this is changing. In 2019, Niger passed a law directing schools to allow pregnant girls to continue their studies and return after they have their babies. Mariama Mamadou is program director of Femmes, Actions et Dévelopement (ONG FAD) Niger. She spoke with Human Rights Watch researcher Kaem Kapalata Machozi about this law's potential to change lives, and what other African countries ca

Africa: Across Africa, Many Young Mothers Face Education Barriers

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[HRW] Nairobi -- African Union Guidance, Policy Reforms Needed to Ensure Girls Continue Education

Rapid and early humanitarian financing in the horn of Africa.

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A reflection on more sustainable solutions to the drought crisis 

Nigeria’s economy: four priorities the next president must deliver on

This Is Africa  

Nigeria’s next president will be saddled with a near comatose economy. Here are four priorities that would make the difference.

MPLA victory divides opinions in Luanda

Africanews  

The ruling party, MPLA, lost its two-thirds majority in Parliament

Nigeria: Govt Proposes N19.76trn Budget for 2023, Projects Deficit May Rise to N12.41trn

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[This Day] The Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Mrs. Zainab Ahmed yesterday said the federal government was proposing an aggregate expenditure of N19.76 trillion for the 2023 fiscal year.

Nigeria: Nigeria's Naval Chief Disputes NNPCL, Petroleum Ministry's Oil Theft Figures

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[This Day] Nigeria's Chief of Naval Staff (CNS), Vice Admiral Awwal Gambo, yesterday disputed oil theft figures from the Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited (NNPCL) and the ministry of petroleum, insisting that it wasn't possible to steal that quantity of oil in a day.

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