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Shireen Abu Akleh’s murder hurts oppressed people

Mail Guardian South Africa 16 May 2022
In a United Nations report some years ago, international law expert John Dugard said Israel was unwilling to learn from South Africa and observed that the human rights situation in the occupied territories continued to deteriorate ... any similar practices in apartheid South Africa”.
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EFF vows legal action to stop SAA sale to ‘white capitalist’ linked Takatso Consortium

Independent online (SA) 16 May 2022
... Consortium - a “politically connected group” which is linked to “white capitalists” in South Africa ... He said his party had observed that under the current government, the conditions of the people of South Africa were getting worse with rising levels of unemployment and poverty.
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WATCH TODAY: Total blood moon eclipse happening tonight

ABC7 15 May 2022
You might want to look to the sky tonight! ... ET ... and all of South America will be able to observe each stage of the lunar eclipse, and totality will be visible in much of Africa, western Europe, Central and South America and most of North America, according to NASA. .
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Starting pistol fires on rugby’s defining decade but can it make it pay?

The Observer 15 May 2022
Domestic crowds in South Africa and Japan have been falling and dreams of rugby taking off commercially in Asia off the back of the 2019 World Cup have stalled, with Covid far from the only reason ... South Africa’s top provinces are poised to enter next season’s European Cup, the latest move in rugby’s financial drive to survive.
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Drought: More than 2.3 billion people are facing water stress as experts warn of more ...

Independent online (SA) 14 May 2022
“Increased climate variability, especially since the 1990s, has been observed and it is predicted that droughts will become more frequent across South Africa especially in the western, southern, central and northern areas,” explained associate professor Anja du Plessis of the Department of Geography at Unisa.
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Government working towards harnessing space technology for development – Bawumia

Joy Online 14 May 2022
Ghana has initiated several programmes and activities in space science, starting with the signing of the African Square Kilometre Array (SKA) partnership bid agreement, led by South Africa, involving nine African countries in 2007 ... South Africa, the Vice President said.
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Mining and manufacturing production contract in first quarter

Independent online (SA) 13 May 2022
SOUTH Africa’s economy ended the first quarter on a sour note as the effects of rotational power cuts and geopolitical tension took a toll on manufacturing and mining activity ...South Africa also produced less copper, nickel, coal and platinum group metals.” ... South Africa’s mining, ...
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Gov’t working towards harnessing space technology for development—Veep

Ghana News Agency 13 May 2022
Ghana has initiated several programmes and activities in space science, starting with the signing of the African Square Kilometre Array (SKA) partnership bid agreement, led by South Africa, involving nine African countries in 2007 ... South Africa, the Vice President said.
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How to watch the total blood moon eclipse this weekend

ABC7 13 May 2022
ET, according to NASA. The penumbral eclipse results in only part of the moon going dark ... ET. Totality will begin just before 11.30 p.m ... and all of South America will be able to observe each stage of the lunar eclipse, and totality will be visible in much of Africa, western Europe, Central and South America and most of North America, according to NASA.
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Roundup: Africa faces COVID-19 upsurge driven by variant and eased health measures: WHO

China.dot.org 12 May 2022
The increase in Southern Africa is largely observed in South Africa where weekly recorded cases have quadrupled in the past three weeks. In addition to South Africa, Eswatini and Namibia have also recorded an increase in cases, with both reporting 50 percent more new cases in the past two weeks compared with the previous two weeks, said Gueye.
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Africa faces COVID-19 upsurge driven by variant and eased health measures: WHO

Sina 12 May 2022
The increase in Southern Africa is largely observed in South Africa where weekly recorded cases have quadrupled in the past three weeks. In addition to South Africa, Eswatini and Namibia have also recorded an increase in cases, with both reporting 50 percent more new cases in the past two weeks compared with the previous two weeks, said Gueye.
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China's security pact with Solomon Islands sends shivers down western nations' spine

Beijing News 12 May 2022
According to the report, the Americans maintain scores of military bases in over 40 countries, and the French and the British have foreign overseas outposts in Asia, Africa, and Europe ... China observes this as a direct threat to its self-claimed control over the South China Sea region.
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China’s security pact with Solomon Islands sends shivers down western nations’ spine

The Siasat Daily 12 May 2022
According to the report, the Americans maintain scores of military bases in over 40 countries, and the French and the British have foreign overseas outposts in Asia, Africa, and Europe ... China observes this as a direct threat to its self-claimed control over the South China Sea region.
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Is Israel an apartheid country?

The Jerusalem Post 11 May 2022
One of the most striking observations of their analysis is that Amnesty International chose not to compare Israel in any way to apartheid South Africa ... cnxps.cmd.push(function () { cnxps({ playerId ... In fact, people who lived under apartheid in South Africa are outraged that apartheid is trivialized by mislabeling Israel in this way ... (credit ... .
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Second 2022 BRICS Think Tank Symposium Held

People Daily 11 May 2022
Think tank scholars and representatives from international institutions, such as Applied Economic Research of Brazil, Higher School of Economics of Russia, Observer Research Foundation, Gateway House of India, University of Johannesburg of South Africa, and ECLAC/UN Office in ...

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