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The dilemma of police reforms

The News International 17 Sep 2021
When I was in Africa, on a UN mission, a colleague from a developed world once said that like in South Asia, there [in Africa] too, the order of the day was ‘show me the man and I will show you the rule’. It’s a common desire of citizens, including those who are part of the ...
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Global Citizen fights poverty, reveals Ebuka Obi-Uchendu, Nancy Isime for global event live in Lagos

Business Day Online 16 Sep 2021
Global Citizen Live will call for ... With the challenges of rising poverty, hunger and vaccine inequity facing Africa, we need businesses and governments around the world to respond to the call of citizens, stand in solidarity with the people of Africa, and commit to defending the planet and defeating poverty and inequality.”.
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Big Pharma Secrets Revealed as Group Uncovers Portion of Pfizer Vaccine Recipe

Scheerpost 16 Sep 2021
“This doesn’t only hurt the people of Africa, it hurts all of us,” Tedros said in a statement Tuesday ... In its new analysis, Public Citizen observed that “manufacturers in more than a dozen countries in Africa, Asia, and Latin America have expressed interest in producing mRNA vaccines.”.
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Chainalysis says Africa’s crypto market has grown over 1,200% since 2020

Bitcoiner X 16 Sep 2021
According to Chainalysis, a world-renowned digital analytics agency, Africa’s cryptocurrency market has been experiencing steady growth since last year ... Many analysts also predict that crypto adoption might further increase in Africa as more and more citizens want to bypass the governments’ limitation on the amount that can be remitted abroad.
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Tributes pour in following the death of Deputy Minister Hlengiwe Mkhize

Independent online (SA) 16 Sep 2021
“In her untimely departure, South Africa has lost a selfless patriot, a well-rounded cadre and experienced global citizen with vast experience in civil society struggles and a passionate defender of human rights with a commitment for improving the quality of lives of women, children and people with disabilities,” Majodina said.
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University of Ghana and Strathmore University win 7th Accra Open Debate Championship

Ghana Web 16 Sep 2021
The 7th Accra Open Championship was sponsored by the National Youth Authority of Ghana and attracted debaters and adjudicators from across 15 universities in West, East, and Southern Africa ... He stated that these initiatives are necessary for promoting thoughtful leadership and active citizens in Africa.
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5 Countries Show What It's Actually Like To 'Live With Covid'

Huffington Post 16 Sep 2021
Although 81% of its citizens are fully vaccinated, infections have spiked in September ... South Africa. Infections have slowed in South Africa, meaning the curfew has been shorted from 11pm until 4am with gatherings increased to 500 people outside.
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White House Plans New System for Foreign Travel, Contact Tracing Rules

The Wire Network 16 Sep 2021
White House coronavirus response coordinator Jeff Zients told the U.S ... “We want to move to a metrics-based system,” Raimondo said ... citizens who within the past 14 days have been in the United Kingdom, the 26 Schengen countries in Europe without border controls, Ireland, China, India, South Africa, Iran and Brazil ... citizens at U.S ... ....
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Consumer Advocacy Group Reveals Portion of Pfizer Vaccine Recipe

truthout 15 Sep 2021
“This doesn’t only hurt the people of Africa, it hurts all of us,” Tedros said in a statement Tuesday ... In its new analysis, Public Citizen observed that “manufacturers in more than a dozen countries in Africa, Asia, and Latin America have expressed interest in producing mRNA vaccines.”.
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Maimane intensifies support for independent candidates contesting elections

Independent online (SA) 15 Sep 2021
“We are partnering with these independent candidates and section 15A community organisations, to bring about citizen-led governments in towns across South Africa ... “This model gives communities the power to take back control of their own destiny from political parties and install citizen-led governments in their municipalities,” said Maimane.
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AfCFTA Secretariat signs landmark agreement with UK Government

Business Ghana 15 Sep 2021
... to trade facilitation in Africa ... The statement said Africa's long-term success mattered to the UK and that it was in the interest of all to support a strong, prosperous and peaceful Africa – driven by its own citizens and acting as a dynamic force in the international arena.
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Africa has moved step forward in transition towards democracy: Experts

Anadolu Agency 15 Sep 2021
Africa has moved a step forward in the transition towards democracy compared with two decades ago, when military coups thrived, experts said in commemorating the International Day of Democracy.&nbsp... But two decades later, the apartheid regime came to an end in South Africa after the country’s first democratic elections in 1994. .
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Political education is key to building the SA we want

Independent online (SA) 15 Sep 2021
With local government elections looming next month, political education is key to building a South Africa that serves all its citizens, especially the poor and marginalised. Without political education, citizens are often unaware of their full rights or the factors shaping society currently that need attention from policy makers.
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Coronavirus: White House plans 'new system' for international travel

Straits Times 15 Sep 2021
The United States currently bars most non-US citizens who within the last 14 days have been in the United Kingdom, the 26 Schengen countries in Europe without border controls, Ireland, China, India, South Africa, Iran and Brazil. It separately bars non-essential travel by most non-US citizens at US land borders with Mexico and Canada ... � ....
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How do we get Covid vaccines to rural areas? This KZN innovator has a plan

Independent online (SA) 15 Sep 2021
‘In South Africa and the region, the challenge is further exacerbated by the poor road infrastructure and health facilities in rural areas. The prevailing challenge, therefore, is how to equitably and efficiently distribute the vaccines to all corners of South Africa such that no citizen suffers a disadvantage because of where they reside.”.
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