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UK 'to cut aid to Syria and African countries'

Added: 05.03.2021 21:59 | 2 views | 0 comments

Aid will be more than 60% less, a leaked email suggests, but the government says no decision has been made.

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Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala makes history at WTO

Added: 05.03.2021 21:19 | 1 views | 0 comments

The former Nigerian finance minister becomes the first woman, and the first African, head of the WTO.

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Biblical locust plague: Swarms in East Africa spark global food catastrophe panic

Added: 05.03.2021 21:16 | 19 views | 0 comments

THERE are widespread concerns that a new outbreak of locust swarms sweeping across eastern Africa could spark a global food crisis.

Tags: Africa, ISIS, SPA

South Africa appoint Temba Bavuma as first black African captain to lead limited-overs sides as Dean Elgar named Test skipper

Added: 05.03.2021 14:19 | 0 views | 0 comments

Temba Bavuma becomes the first black African to permanently captain a South Africa side after being appointed their limited-overs skipper.

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John F Kennedy: When the US president met Africa's independence heroes

Added: 05.03.2021 14:19 | 4 views | 0 comments

A photo archive reveals John F Kennedy's efforts to court African leaders in the post-colonial era.

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[Ticker] EU accused of plundering tuna in Indian Ocean

Added: 05.03.2021 6:29 | 7 views | 0 comments

The EU has been accused of "hypocrisy and neocolonialism" by a former Seychelles official, among others, for proposing insufficient measures to tackle overfishing of yellowfin tuna, while being the largest fisher of the prized species in the Indian Ocean, The Guardian writes. Although the Indian Ocean is bordered by Africa, Asia, and Australia, the single biggest harvester of yellowfin in the area is the European Union.

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Six Dr. Seuss books pulled for 'hurtful and wrong' images

Added: 04.03.2021 23:23 | 28 views | 0 comments

The titles, including And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street and If I Ran The Zoo, feature stereotypical images of Asian and African people.

Tags: EU, Africa
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Less inflammation with a traditional Tanzanian diet than with a Western diet

Added: 04.03.2021 21:11 | 31 views | 0 comments

Urban Tanzanians have a more activated immune system compared to their rural counterparts. The difference in diet appears to explain this difference: in the cities, people eat a more western style diet, while in rural areas a traditional diet is more common. A team of researchers believe that this increased activity of the immune system contributes to the rapid increase in non-communicable diseases in urban areas in Africa.

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Interview with Angela Sheldrick, CEO of the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust

Added: 04.03.2021 20:20 | 1 views | 0 comments

Angela Sheldrick, CEO of the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust chats with Gina Baksa about her family’s elephant orphanage and wildlife conservancy in Nairobi The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust is the most successful orphan-elephant rescue and rehabilitation program in the world and one of the pioneering conservation organisations for wildlife and habitat protection in East Africa....

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