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South Africa: The Covid-19 pandemic is postponed

In South Africa, the country's economic future will depend on localism. In any case, this is the idea put forward by South African President Cyril Ramaphosa, who urges his fellow citizens to consume locally in any case. 2021 also marks the 20th anniversary of the "Proudly South African" brand, which defends the local fact among consumers, businesses and the public sector. .

South Africa resells its doses of the vaccine

The South African government turned away from this vaccine in early February following the findings of a small local study. She pointed out an ineffectiveness of moderate forms of the disease due to the South African variant. The government, which had spent almost seven million euros on acquiring these doses, did not want to waste them at any cost.…

the ten most free and democratic nations

Two benchmarks indicate a decline in democracy around the world by 2020. In Africa, the 10 most democratic countries no longer include Benin, but include Malawi. "A struggle without leaders for democracy," is the unpleasant headline in Freedom House's latest annual report. This American and independent think tank measures the…

The brand new life for caravans

In Chinguetti, Mauritania, an exhibition of photographs returns to the routes of African caravans. These camel rides have crossed the centuries as much as the deserts! Freight convoys are now being replaced by trucks. But an unexpected phenomenon, or rather an unexpected wealth, could well give them another life: the gold mines!…

South Africa: begin of educational yr disrupted

In the last two weeks, students have been demonstrating in South Africa against the lack of funding for higher education and too high tuition fees. The crisis is about the issue of student debt. Those who are unable to pay their tuition fees are prevented from enrolling or threatened with exclusion. .

South Africa: Coca-Cola, the great scholar of

The recent announcement by the South African subsidiary of Coca-Colade to cede part of the capital to its employees is welcomed by the government. But overall, the record of positive discrimination policies that are supposed to promote the participation of blacks, meteis and Indian communities in addressing economic inequalities is still far from perfect.…

South Africa pays tribute to the late king

The Zulu people expressed a final goodbye to their king on Thursday, March 18, after his 50-year reign. Gathered near the monarch's palace in Nongoma in the eastern part of the Kwazulu-Natal region, hundreds of people, political representatives and traditional leaders attended a closing national tribute ceremony to commemorate King Goodwill Zwelithini, "planted" on the ground last night according to Zulu…

“He’ll depart a unhealthy reminiscence”

Flag on half mast and two weeks in mourning in Tanzania after the death of Head of State John Magufuli. It is the vice president who announced his death on Wednesday, March 17th. John Magufuli was 61 years old and had ruled Tanzania for five years. He was re-elected for another term in October last year. What consequences could his death have? Some answers with Thierry Vircoulon, Coordinator of…

Zulunation “planting” King Goodwill Zwelithini in

South Africa's largest tribe paid tribute to its fallen king on Wednesday when Zulus gathered with leopard skins and multicolored pearls in mourning. King Goodwill Zwelithini died early Friday at the age of 72 in the eastern city of Durban after weeks of treatment for a diabetes-related illness. He was the longest-serving monarch in Zulu history and ruled for half a century through years of apartheid and democratic transition. His remains have been taken back to his birthplace, the small southeastern…

many European golf equipment block theirs

A few days before the international break (March 22-31), several European clubs have announced that they will not let their African players play for the last two days of the CAN qualifier. A FIFA circular authorizes them to do so due to the health crisis. This situation worries and irritates the coaches. At the end of the…

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