South Africa urges restraint amid anti-foreigner protests – USA TODAY

NEVER MISS OUT South Africa urges restraint amid anti-foreigner protests – USA TODAY

How the African Union’s planned overhaul may affect its ties with China – The Conversation AU

The African Union (AU) held its 28th Summit in Addis Ababa recently. The meeting was markedly different to previous ones because the organisation showed it was serious about finding practical, lasting solutions to contemporary continental problems. Specifically the decision to “deeply” reform the continental body was given new life and uniquely, a report to bring […]

Airbus Forecasts Africa Demand for 1000 Jets Over Next 20 Years – Bloomberg

Airbus SE expects African operators to buy about 990 new planes over the next two decades to meet increasing demand for passenger and freight services on the continent. While making up only 3 percent of overall global demand, the planes will more than double the number of such aircraft on the continent, according to Airbus’ vice president […]

I’m witnessing the near defeat of AIDS in Africa. But I fear what comes next. – Vox

In 2002, when I first started working on HIV/AIDS in southern Africa, my friends and colleagues devoted every weekend to attending funerals. At that time, the antiretroviral drugs that were keeping people alive in New York and San Francisco were almost nowhere to be found in Africa, and the disease swiftly ravaged its victims. Fifteen […]

I’m witnessing the near defeat of AIDS in Africa. But I fear what comes next. – Vox

In 2002, when I first started working on HIV/AIDS in southern Africa, my friends and colleagues devoted every weekend to attending funerals. At that time, the antiretroviral drugs that were keeping people alive in New York and San Francisco were almost nowhere to be found in Africa, and the disease swiftly ravaged its victims. Fifteen […]

South Africa: Xenophobic Attacks Prompt Angry Backlash in Nigeria – Newsweek

A series of xenophobic attacks on foreigners in South Africa have provoked an angry response in Nigeria, where protesters ransacked the offices of a South African telecoms giant Thursday. A spokesman for South African mobile phone firm MTN said that protesters in the Nigerian capital of Abuja had “vandalized equipment, stole customer phones and iPads” […]

Poverty Plus A Poisonous Cassava Plant Blamed For Paralysis In … – NPR

A typical meal in the Democratic Republic of Congo consists of greens, fufu – a starchy ball made from cassava flour – and meat, such as freshwater fish. Amy Maxmen for NPR hide caption toggle caption Amy Maxmen for NPR A typical meal in the Democratic Republic of Congo consists of greens, fufu – a […]

I’m witnessing the near defeat of AIDS in Africa. But I fear what comes next. – Vox

In 2002, when I first started working on HIV/AIDS in southern Africa, my friends and colleagues devoted every weekend to attending funerals. At that time, the antiretroviral drugs that were keeping people alive in New York and San Francisco were almost nowhere to be found in Africa, and the disease swiftly ravaged its victims. Fifteen […]

Poverty Plus A Poisonous Plant Blamed For Paralysis In Rural Africa – NPR

A typical meal in the Democratic Republic of Congo consists of greens, fufu – a starchy ball made from cassava flour – and meat, such as freshwater fish. Amy Maxmen for NPR hide caption toggle caption Amy Maxmen for NPR A typical meal in the Democratic Republic of Congo consists of greens, fufu – a […]

South Africa plans drive against illegal foreign workers – BBC News

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Nigerians were attacked in Pretoria at the weekend South African officials will inspect workplaces to see if firms are employing undocumented foreigners, the home affairs minister says. Malusi Gigaba added that more than 60 employees of retail chain Spar “without documentation” had been arrested. Mr Gigaba warned that firms would […]

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