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Conflict and COVID-19 drive hunger to record levels in Congo

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A record 27.3 million people in Democratic Republic of Congo, or about one-third of its population, are suffering from acute hunger, largely because of...
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Suez Canal suspends traffic as ship stuck like ‘beached whale’

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A container ship blocking the Suez Canal like a “beached whale” created a new setback for global trade on Thursday as officials stopped all...

Companies need to prepare for more political disturbances and violence, analysts...

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A significant increase in the number of riots, demonstrations and vandalism, as terrorism events decline, means civil unrest is now the main political risk...

Airlines face headache over ‘use-by’ date on some jet parts as...

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Airlines with planes idled by the pandemic are cutting costs by delaying some maintenance tasks like changing life vests, testing oxygen bottles and checking...

ISS: Fake COVID-19 vaccines seized in SA just the start for...

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The lucrative market is the latest in a burgeoning counterfeit medicines trade run by organised crime networks. New posters have popped up on the streets...

Ugandan opposition leader Bobi Wine briefly detained while leading protests

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a Uganda’s opposition leader Bobi Wine was briefly detained on Monday as he led an anti-government demonstration in the capital, his latest effort to reject...

Triple C threat facing Mozambique

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Conflict, COVID-19 and climate change are, according to the UN Secretary-General, the triple threat currently faced by South Africa’s eastern neighbour. The conflict component of...

Wildlife protections, especially in Africa, cut sharply during pandemic -IUCN conservation...

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The COVID-19 pandemic is undermining nature conservation efforts, cutting park and anti-poaching patrols in more than half of Africa’s protected sites, the International Union...

In revival of street movement, Algerians protest for second Friday

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Thousands of Algerians demonstrated against the political and military elite in cities across the country for a second successive Friday, as the United Nations...

Damen reaches out to Groote Schuur healthcare workers

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Damen Shipyard Cape Town’s (DSCT's) social and community responsibility initiative delivered 4 000 care packages to nursing staff at Cape Town’s Groote Schuur Hospital. The...

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SANDF missing the communication target

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Former defence and military veterans minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula on a number of occasions said words to the effect South Africans have to decide what...