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Subsidy removal spoils West Africa’s stolen petrol market

Business Day Online 02 Jun 2023
read more Subsidy removal spoils West Africa’s stolen petrol market .

Leaders from West Africa & the Sahel Reaffirm Commitments to Invest in Fertilizers for ...

Business Ghana 02 Jun 2023
During the event, industry leaders and development partners from the Economic Community of West Africa Agricultural Policy (ECOWAP) reaffirmed their commitments to the development of an innovative and integrated approach for sustainable soil fertility management.

Five Things Africa Can Do To Make The Most Of Its Cocoa

MENA FN 02 Jun 2023
(MENAFN - Swissinfo) Around a million cocoa farmers in West Africa don't earn enough to afford all their basic needs. Swissco/SWI Series Cocoa in West Africa, Episode 6. West Africa produces 75% ... .

A ‘Russian love affair’: Why South Africa stays ‘neutral’ on war

Al Jazeera 02 Jun 2023
For years, the relationship between South Africa and Russia has baffled pundits and governments in the West ... Ebrahim Rasool, South Africa’s former ambassador to the US, told Al Jazeera the movement received “no warmth from the West, and the USSR was the only ally that would give the party time of day”.

Leaders from West Africa and the Sahel Recommit to Invest more in Fertilizers and Soil Health to boost Productivity and feed the endless growing Population (ECOWAS - Economic Community of West African States)

Public Technologies 02 Jun 2023
) Leaders from West Africa and the Sahel Recommit to Invest more in Fertilizers and Soil Health to boost Productivity and feed the endless growing Population ... The Netherlands also pledged 100 million euros to support the sector in West Africa over the next decade.

Ghana hosts International Forum on Agricultural Transformation

Joy Online 02 Jun 2023
It is being organised by the West Africa Centre for Crop Improvement (WACCI) at the University of Ghana, Alliance for Science Ghana, and Alliance for Science ... The challenges that have inhibited the rapid adoption of biotechnologies in Africa, including the myths surrounding them, will be dissected.

Collaboration key to solving Africa’s science problems

Mail Guardian South Africa 02 Jun 2023
On average, half of South Africa’s top 20 matric learners are from the Vhembe district ... The schools are close to the border between South Africa and Zimbabwe, in the Vhembe east and west education districts, including the Niani circuit, Tshilamba circuit, Vhembe west and the Nzhelele education cluster.

Iran says SCO, BRICS can help establish new world order

Press TV 02 Jun 2023
The BRICS includes Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa, which hold about half of the world’s population, accounting for 30 percent of the total land area of the world ... He said efforts are underway to hold a session of the Iran-South Africa Joint Economic Commission in South Africa's administrative capital, Pretoria.

WATCH: The balafon, an ancient African instrument

Independent online (SA) 02 Jun 2023
Paukum Bassi is a Cameroonian balafon musician ... "People in Africa, Asia and South America have this balafon culture." ... Its use is widespread in ceremonies and festivities across central Africa and west Africa ... .

Senegal restricts internet access amid protests over the arrest of opposition leader

TechRadar 02 Jun 2023
Senegal is the third country in West Africa to clamp down on the internet to silence dissidents in recent weeks ... Why is internet in West Africa going dark? ... Senegal is the third country in West Africa clamping down on the internet to silence dissidents in about two weeks.

BRICS nations should approach key contemporary issues constructively, collectively: EAM Jaishankar

Beijing News 02 Jun 2023
Colleagues, the global environment today demands that we, the BRICS nations, approach key contemporary issues seriously, constructively and collectively," the EAM said in his opening remarks at the BRICS Foreign Ministers' Meeting in Cape Town, South Africa ... Town, South Africa.

South Africa: BRICS meet with ‘friends’ seeking closer ties amid push to expand bloc

Gulf News 02 Jun 2023
Senior officials from more than a dozen countries, including Saudi Arabia and Iran, were in talks on forging closer links with the BRICS bloc of major emerging economies on Friday as it met to deepen ties and position itself as a counterweight to the West ... South Africa’s Pandor ...

Brics group: Russia and China allies want currency to take on dollar

The Times/The Sunday Times 02 Jun 2023
A group of nations dominated by China and Russia is considering its own trading currency to counter the US dollar as it seeks to challenge the economic dominance of the West.

‘Hugely politically charged’ case against Sonko: ‘Prospect of next year’s election’ hangs in balance

The Daily Telegraph Australia 02 Jun 2023
... presidential election, FRANCE 24 is joined by Paul Melly, Chatham House Consulting Fellow for the Africa Programme & Reporter/Researcher on the Sahel, West Africa and Madagascar.

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