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Rhino poaching surges 93 percent in Namibia

Al Jazeera 31 Jan 2023
Africa’s rhino population has been decimated over the decades to feed the demand for rhino horn, which, despite being made of the same material as rhino hair and fingernails, is prized in East Asia as a supposed medicine and as jewellery ... Namibia is also home to the second-largest white rhino population in the world after South Africa.
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Harnessing natural resources, diaspora investments key to Africa's prosperity: Ghanaian official

China.dot.org 29 Jan 2023
Reginald Yofi Grant, chief executive officer of the Ghana Investments Promotion Center, made the call in an interview with Xinhua during the three-day Africa Prosperity Dialogue which ended in Ghana late Saturday. "Africa right now has no less than 30 percent of the world's ...
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SA's close ties with Russia a major headache for the West

Independent online (SA) 29 Jan 2023
Johannesburg - Critics of South Africa’s foreign policy often argue that it is based on the lame Shakespearian epistemology whose dictum is ... This week’s visit to Pretoria by veteran Russian foreign minister Sergei Lavrov drew attention to the enduring South Africa-Russia relations ... This is a bold move by South Africa.
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Sona: A costly infinite deal of nothing

Independent online (SA) 29 Jan 2023
We should imagine a country where bullet trains pass through Johannesburg as they travel from here to Musina, and they stop in Buffalo City on their way from eThekwini back here in Cape Town … We want a South Africa that doesn’t simply export its raw materials but has become a ...
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Eskom, Transnet hamper mining sector

Mail Guardian South Africa 28 Jan 2023
What President Cyril Ramaphosa once called South Africa’s sunrise industry has had to contend with rolling blackouts and rail infrastructure decay. The mining industry employs about 460 000 people and adds almost R500 billion to South Africa’s GDP ... So much material has to come out of the mines.
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Wine Talk: Cometh the hour, cometh the woman

The Jerusalem Post 28 Jan 2023
Apparently, the whole purchasing and growing process was flawed, from the import of new plant material, to growing in nurseries, to the management in the vineyards ... It decided to import new and clean plant material from South Africa, a country that also suffered from the same virus.
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AP News Summary at 6:05 p.m. EST

Jacksonville Progress 28 Jan 2023
Memphis anticipates release of video in Tyre Nichols' arrest. MEMPHIS, Tenn ... Nichols died three days after a confrontation with the officers during a traffic stop on Jan. 7 ... Pence ... has expanded sanctions against Wagner for its role in Ukraine and mercenary activities in Africa ... This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.
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AP News Summary at 6:00 p.m. EST

The Lufkin News 28 Jan 2023
Memphis anticipates release of video in Tyre Nichols' arrest. MEMPHIS, Tenn ... Nichols died three days after a confrontation with the officers during a traffic stop on Jan. 7 ... Pence ... has expanded sanctions against Wagner for its role in Ukraine and mercenary activities in Africa ... This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.
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Borrell Says EU Represents 'First Trade Partner, Investor' in South Africa

Urdu Point 27 Jan 2023
South Africa and the EU actively cooperate in the fields of transition to green energy, raw materials, renewable hydrogen, education, research, development, production of vaccines and medicines, as well as in the fight against money laundering and terrorism, the EU foreign policy chief added.
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Large mammals shaped the evolution of humans: here's why it happened in AfricaStarting during the ...

Deccan Herald 27 Jan 2023
That humans originated in Africa is widely accepted ... My lifelong studies have focused on the ecology of Africa’s large herbivores and their effects on savanna vegetation ... Starting during the late Miocene, around 10 million years ago, a plume of molten magma, hot liquid material from deep inside the Earth, pushed eastern parts of Africa upward ... Africa.
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A Sotheby’s Show Brings African Contemporary Art to Israel

Barrons 27 Jan 2023
The collection was assembled in recent years by two Israeli brothers who were drawn to African contemporary art during business trips to Africa ... Nkot’s art since 2020 has focused on the “exploitation of raw materials in Africa and the economical and political stakes underneath,” according to Afikaris, a Paris gallery that represents the artist.
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Pathways to Maintain Egypt's Attractiveness to Foreign Direct Investment

Egypt Commercial News 27 Jan 2023
Economic and Financial Researcher Fathi al-Gazzar, PhD, says that if an investor builds a plant in Egypt with the aim of exporting, their main market will have to be Africa, because Europe and the United States are mainly interested in raw materials ... By contrast, targeting Africa with semi-finished goods can be lucrative,' Gazzar stipulates.
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AP News Summary at 5:08 p.m. EST

The Lufkin News 27 Jan 2023
Memphis anticipates release of video in Tyre Nichols' arrest. MEMPHIS, Tenn ... Nichols died three days after a confrontation with the officers during a traffic stop on Jan. 7 ... Pence ... has expanded sanctions against Wagner for its role in Ukraine and mercenary activities in Africa ... This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.
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AP News Summary at 5:41 p.m. EST

The Richmond Register 27 Jan 2023
Memphis anticipates release of video in Tyre Nichols' arrest. MEMPHIS, Tenn ... Nichols died three days after a confrontation with the officers during a traffic stop on Jan. 7 ... Pence ... has expanded sanctions against Wagner for its role in Ukraine and mercenary activities in Africa ... This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. .
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AP News Summary at 5:46 p.m. EST

Times-Tribune 27 Jan 2023
Memphis anticipates release of video in Tyre Nichols' arrest. MEMPHIS, Tenn ... Nichols died three days after a confrontation with the officers during a traffic stop on Jan. 7 ... Pence ... has expanded sanctions against Wagner for its role in Ukraine and mercenary activities in Africa ... This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. .

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