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Monday, August 10, 2020 - 17:22
After eight years of stalemate, Ethiopia resumed its World Trade Organisation (WTO) accession process in January.

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Monday, August 10, 2020 - 16:15
Musician Yahaya Sharif-Aminu broadcast a song about Prophet Muhammad in March.
BBC News - Africa
Monday, August 10, 2020 - 16:05
[SAPS] On Friday night, 07 August 2020, a stock theft case of 25 stolen sheep was reported at Maclear from a farm in the Maclear district. The value of the sheep is estimated at R45 000-00.
All Africa, All the Time.
Monday, August 10, 2020 - 16:05
[Daily Maverick] I have the responsibility to teach my son values; how he ought to treat my wife and our daughter. He needs to see that through me - not just for me to speak on it, but to also act on it. Families transfer value, inspire education and morals, and as a father that is my...
All Africa, All the Time.
Monday, August 10, 2020 - 16:04
[Daily Maverick] Merely increasing the number of male teachers is not going to address the label (or stigma) of teaching as 'women's work'. Undoing this stigma calls for a disruption of the patriarchal discourses and norms, which perpetuate marginalisation and minimisation of women, in order to...
All Africa, All the Time.
Monday, August 10, 2020 - 16:04
[SAPS] Since the commencement of the Covid-19 duties, the police have been working tirelessly to enforce the regulations and making great success in terms of those who are not following the law.
All Africa, All the Time.
Monday, August 10, 2020 - 16:03

Stranded oil tanker is breaking up, threatening even greater ecological devastation

People living in Mauritius have described the devastation caused by an oil spill from a stranded tanker and called for urgent international help to stop the ecological and economic damage overwhelming the...

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Monday, August 10, 2020 - 16:03
[SAPS] All communities serviced by the Chrissiesmeer Police Station are advised that the station will temporarily be closed due to an employee in the building who tested positive for the Covid-19 virus.
All Africa, All the Time.
Monday, August 10, 2020 - 16:02
[Daily Maverick] With any pandemic, the main concern lies in finding a treatment. And, while the search is furiously on for a Covid-19 vaccine, there is general consensus that a major part of the solution for the GBV pandemic has already been identified. It lies in one simple word: Respect.
All Africa, All the Time.
Monday, August 10, 2020 - 16:02
[SAPS] A further six bales of dagga was confiscated by SAPS Swartkops members at about 05:00 this morning. It is alleged that a security officer was on his way to a site in Markman when he noticed a truck and a silver VW Caddy at the corners of Chevrolet and Buick Streets. He stopped and enquired...
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Monday, August 10, 2020 - 16:01
[SAPS] All communities serviced by the Waterval Boven Police Station, are advised that this police station will be temporarily closed due to a member, who tested positive for the Covid-19 virus.
All Africa, All the Time.
Monday, August 10, 2020 - 16:01
To turn around its economy, South Africa needs to sort out the governance framework for its many state-owned enterprises (SOEs), advises the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) in its latest economic survey of the country.  

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Monday, August 10, 2020 - 15:26
[MFWA] Authorities in Mauritania have arrested a journalist, an opposition politician and number of citizens in a recent clampdown on freedom of expression online that includes the adoption of a new law on the publication of false information.
All Africa, All the Time.
Monday, August 10, 2020 - 15:24
[Addis Standard] Pictures circulating on social media show protesters burning tyres and blocking roads. Disclaimer Addis Standard received the pictures from activists
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Monday, August 10, 2020 - 15:03
[New Era] Last week Thursday, Capricorn Group has informed its shareholders through a voluntary announcement on the Namibian Stock Exchange that its Zambian subsidiary, Cavmont Capital Holdings Zambia PLC (CCHZ), has signed a Share Purchase Agreement with Access Bank (Zambia) Limited, a subsidiary...
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Monday, August 10, 2020 - 15:02
[New Era] After having been dealt a hard blow in the lower court in July, former fisheries minister Bernard Esau and his son-in-law Tamson 'Fitty' Hatuikulipi have now approached the High Court appealing the court's decision to deny them bail.
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Monday, August 10, 2020 - 15:02
There is no clear delineation of roles and responsibilities relating to the integration of clean water, sanitation, safe hygiene and nutritional status. Doug Momberg, Researcher, University of the Witwatersrand Julian May, Director DST-NRF Centre of Excellence in...
Monday, August 10, 2020 - 15:02
Between 1986 and 2016, Kenya lost about 21 of its seagrasses. Lillian Daudi, Scientist, Kenya Marine and Fisheries Research Institute Licensed as Creative Commons – attribution, no derivatives.
Monday, August 10, 2020 - 15:00
[New Era] The Namibia Rugby Union (NRU) announced it has cancelled all activities for this year due to the widespread coronavirus pandemic.
All Africa, All the Time.
Monday, August 10, 2020 - 15:00
[New Era] The Minister of Health and Social Services, Dr Kalumbi Shangula, is concerned over the high number of Covid-19 cases recorded in Windhoek over the past week.
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