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King Mswati III orders immediate closure of schools amid fresh pro-democracy protests in eSwatini

Independent online (SA) 18 Oct 2021
eSwatini, previously Swaziland, is Africa’s last absolute monarchy. The country, which is completely landlocked by South Africa, has been rocked by a wave of unprecedented violent pro-democracy protests which rolled across the country in June ... him to massacre his own citizens.
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Lessons for government in making Mthunzi Mdwaba’s nomination to International Labour Organisation useless

Independent online (SA) 17 Oct 2021
So the government’s action with Mdwaba sends the wrong signals for South Africa’s participation in the UN multilateral system. Worst of all, it hurts Mdwaba’s person as a citizen who trusts or trusted in his government. Business Unity South Africa has pledged its continued support for Mdwaba, though.
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U.S. Lifts Restrictions for Vaccinated Foreign Travelers From Nov. 8

Hamodia 17 Oct 2021
citizens were first imposed on air travelers from China in January 2020 by then-President Donald Trump and then extended to dozens of other countries, without any clear metrics for how and when to lift them ... citizens who were in those countries within the past 14 days.
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Finding Africa’s Next Generation Of Filmmakers: Netflix & UNESCO Launch Groundbreaking Competition In Sub-Saharan Africa

Business Day Online 16 Oct 2021
Netflix and UNESCO have partnered to launch an innovative short film competition on ‘African Folktales, Reimagined’ across Sub-Saharan Africa ... “Africa has a rich ... Candidates must be a citizen of a Sub-Saharan African country and currently residing in Sub-Saharan Africa to apply.
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Damon Galgut: ‘There’s something jagged and incoherent about the South African psyche’

The Irish Times 16 Oct 2021
in South Africa, he believes, “there’s something jagged and incoherent about the national psyche” ... So when I decided that something had happened to Amor to make her different, I thought, well, I would code my own experience into that, basically.” I don’t think [South Africa] is a country that gives much of a damn about its creative citizens.
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News Roundup: Nigeria reject vaccine passports, Coca-Cola set to invest $1bn in Nigeria, Sparkle raises ...

Business Day Online 16 Oct 2021
African Ministers of Aviation have described the proposal to impose vaccine passports for air travelers as unacceptable, saying it is tantamount to discrimination against certain groups of population, especially on the African Continent which still has considerable number of its citizens who are yet to receive the vaccines.
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US go lift travel ban for full vaccinated pipo on 8 November

Ghana Web 16 Oct 2021
Di new rules go apply to Schengen kontris - dis na group of 26 European nations - plus UK, Brazil, China, India, Iran, Ireland, and South Africa. Di current rules no allow entry to most pipo wey no be US citizens wey don travel go UK, China, India, South Africa, Iran, Brazil or some European kontris within di last 14 days ... .
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Paradigm Initiative unveils short film ‘FOCUS’ centred on protecting Citizens’ digital rights

Business Day Online 15 Oct 2021
The newly-released short film FOCUS especially accentuates the importance of citizen vigilance in confronting and halting the disturbing wave of restrictive policies enacted across several countries in Africa to constrict social spaces online, muffle speech, and subvert online mobilisation and democratic movements.
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South Africa to begin jabbing 12- to 17-year-olds with Pfizer Covid vaccine in bid to ...

Russia Today 15 Oct 2021
Out of its population of over 59 million, South Africa has so far only managed to administer 17.815 million doses of a Covid vaccine to its citizens. Since the start of the pandemic, South Africa has reported 2,913,800 confirmed cases of the virus and 88,466 fatalities to the World Health Organization.
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Feds to lift COVID-19 international travel ban on Nov. 8, with some guidelines

WPXI 15 Oct 2021
The White House has announced when some international travelers will be allowed to enter the U.S. >> Read more trending news ... Most non-U.S. citizens who had traveled to Europe, Brazil, South Africa and other locations were not allowed to travel back to the U.S ... Now, starting on Nov ... 8, CNN reported ... citizens into the country on Aug.
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United States to allow fully vaccinated foreign travellers including UK visitors in from November 8

ITV 15 Oct 2021
The move marks the end of more than a year of Covid travel restrictions that had shut borders to all non-essential travel and most non-US citizens ... The current rules bar entry to most non-US citizens who have been in the UK or many European countries, China, India, South Africa, Brazil, within the last 14 days.
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Covid: US to lift travel ban for fully jabbed on 8 November

BBC News 15 Oct 2021
The current rules bar entry to most non-US citizens who have been in the UK and a number of other ...
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U.S. to lift travel ban on Nov. 8, allowing vaccinated international visitors into the country

Democratic Underground 15 Oct 2021
The White House on Friday said it would allow international travelers who are fully vaccinated against Covid-19 into the U.S. starting Nov ... citizens who had recently been in Europe, Brazil, South Africa and elsewhere, in early November ... Read more ... .
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Oregon Tech business professor completes work in South Africa through Fulbright Grant

Herald and News 15 Oct 2021
The U.S ... Beaudry, a business professor, spent September completing a project at the Southern African Wildlife College in South Africa. Beaudry is one of mor than 400 U.S. citizens who share expertise with host institutions abroad through the Fulbright Program each year ... ....
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U.S. to lift curbs from Nov. 8 for vaccinated foreign travelers – White House

News India Times 15 Oct 2021
citizens were first imposed on air travelers from China in January 2020 by then-President Donald Trump and then extended to dozens of other countries, without any clear metrics for how and when to lift them ... citizens who were in those countries within the past 14 days.
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