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- Tanzania/Senegal: World Cup 2022 - Senegal, Morocco Fly High, Other African Reps Leave Lessonby Daily News on 03/12/2022 at 16:16
[Daily News] Cameroon and Tunisia, despite falling short to progress into the knockout phase of FIFA World Cup finals, they retreat home with chest up after disappointing heavyweights Brazil and France respectively.
- Africa: World Cup Final 16 - African Performances Mark a Definitive Moment in Footballby The Conversation Africa on 03/12/2022 at 16:15
[The Conversation Africa] For Africa to have multiple teams go beyond the group phase to reach the Round of 16 in a World Cup is a milestone. The remarkable result at the 2022 men's Fifa World Cup in Qatar - which sees Senegal and Morocco move into the knockout stage is Africa's best performance at the World Cup since 2014. That year both Nigeria and Algeria reached the final 16. This is a pleasing performance after a dismal 2018 World Cup when none of the African representatives went beyond the group stage.
- Morocco/Senegal: World Cup 2022 - Either Morocco or Senegal Could Break the Glass Ceilingby The Conversation Africa on 03/12/2022 at 16:14
[The Conversation Africa] Sixteen remaining teams are playing in the knock-out phase of the 2022 men's football Fifa World Cup in Qatar, among them two African teams - Senegal and Morocco. The knock-out phase in Qatar reminds football fans globally of the unmistakable glass ceiling over Africa at football World Cups.
- Africa: Governments Drag Their Feet On First Global Plastics Treaty Negotiationsby Greenpeace on 03/12/2022 at 16:14
[Greenpeace] As the first Intergovernmental Negotiating Committee (INC) meeting for the Global Plastics Treaty concluded today, Greenpeace called on governments to step up for people and climate and stop delaying meaningful negotiations of the Global Plastics Treaty.
- Rwanda: GBV - Activists Call for Inclusivity of People Living With Disabilityby New Times on 03/12/2022 at 16:13
[New Times] Activists have called for inclusivity of people living with disability, especially women, in fighting against Gender Based Violence (GBV).
- Seychelles: Seychelles' Economic Recovery Has Remained Very Strong in 2022, Says IMFby Seychelles News Agency on 03/12/2022 at 16:13
[Seychelles News Agency] The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) completed the third review of Seychelles' economic performance on Thursday, which allows the island nation to draw about $8.6 million under the 32-month Extended Fund Facility (EFF).
- Egypt: Health Minister - Egypt Ranks 26th Worldwide for Medical Tourismby Egypt Online on 03/12/2022 at 16:12
[Egypt Online] Minister of Health Khaled Abdel Ghaffar said on Friday 02/12/2022 that Egypt ranked fourth regionally and 26th globally in the Medical Tourism Index.
- Zimbabwe: Zimbabwe's Termination of Pregnancy Laws Perpetuating Stigmatization of People With Disabilitiesby New Zimbabwe on 03/12/2022 at 06:23
[New Zimbabwe] Every third of December, Zimbabwe joins the world in commemorating the International Day of Persons with Disabilities (PWDs).
- Cameroon: Cameroon Crash Out in a Blaze of Gloryby Scrolla on 03/12/2022 at 06:21
[Scrolla] Cameroon may have crashed out in Qatar but they leave with a victory over five-time winners Brazil.
- South Africa: South Africa's Ramaphosa Fighting for Political Survivalby DW on 03/12/2022 at 06:19
[DW] Opposition leaders in South Africa are calling on President Cyril Ramaphosa to resign amid allegations of a robbery coverup. Leaders of his party, the African National Congress, were discussing his future.
- Ethiopia: After Patchy Tigray Truce, WHO Still Lacks Full Aid Accessby DW on 03/12/2022 at 06:18
[DW] The UN's health body says there are still "significant parts of the country" it cannot reach to provide vital medical aid. This was one of the terms of a peace deal that appears not to have halted the fighting entirely.
- Congo-Kinshasa: DRC Rebels Deny Civilian Massacre As Truce Breaks Downby VOA on 03/12/2022 at 06:16
[VOA] Goma -- Democratic Republic of Congo rebels with the March 23 Movement, known as M23, have denied the military's accusation they carried out a massacre of civilians as a truce between the sides has broken down.
- Cameroon/Nigeria: Qatar 2022 - Cameroon Crash Out Despite Victory Over Brazilby Premium Times on 03/12/2022 at 06:13
[Premium Times] Switzerland secured the last ticket into the knockout phase at the ongoing World Cup in Qatar.
- Namibia: How Phala Phala Suspects Were Traced, Interrogated in Cape Townby Namibian on 03/12/2022 at 06:09
[Namibian] AN independent panel's report into the Phala Phala theft has given further details on how four of the five Namibian suspects, who allegedly stole millions from South African president Cyril Ramaphosa, were tracked down to a house in Cape Town where they were allegedly handcuffed and interrogated.
- Namibia: Opposition Slams Geinbob Over Ramaphosa Farm Heist Scandalby Namibian on 03/12/2022 at 06:06
[Namibian] NAMIBIAN opposition parties say a report on the alleged cover-up of the Phala Phala robbery confirms that South African president Cyril Ramaphosa and his counterpart Hage Geingob abused their powers.
- Nigeria: Is Democracy at Risk Amid Spreading Violence?by allAfrica on 02/12/2022 at 17:06
[allAfrica] Washington, DC -- Africa's most populous country -- with the largest economy on the continent -- will hold its 7th consecutive presidential and national assembly elections on 25 February 2023. Most elections for state governors will be on 11 March.
- Nigeria: 65% of Children in Nigeria's Northwest Living in Abject Poverty - Studyby Premium Times on 02/12/2022 at 14:36
[Premium Times] The survey said 73.9% of children in Jigawa are multi-dimensionally poor.
- South Africa: Police Are Preying On Immigrants, Say Human Rights Organisationsby GroundUp on 02/12/2022 at 13:26
[GroundUp] Immigrants are not reporting crimes or seeking assistance from law enforcement as they fear extortion or deportation
- South Africa: Senior EC Education Official in Court for PPE Corruptionby SAnews.gov.za on 02/12/2022 at 13:21
[SAnews.gov.za] A senior Eastern Cape Education Department official, his wife and a businessman have appeared at the Zwelitsha Magistrate's Court on charges related to a R4 million PPE tender.
- South Africa: Parliament Passes Adjustments Appropriation and Special Appropriation Billsby SAnews.gov.za on 02/12/2022 at 13:21
[SAnews.gov.za] The National Assembly at its plenary sitting on Thursday passed the Adjustments Appropriation Bill and the Special Appropriation Bill.
- South Africa: Scrap Metal Export Ban a Boost for Transnetby SAnews.gov.za on 02/12/2022 at 12:58
[SAnews.gov.za] Transnet says government's ban on the export of scrap and waste metal will go a long way in the fight against metal theft.
- Africa: Why Continent's Physically Challenged Remain 'Invisible'by DW on 02/12/2022 at 12:42
[DW] Millions of African people living with disabilities remain invisible despite laws that call for inclusion and equality. As a result, they lack access to basic needs. Some are now fighting to improve their situation.
- South Africa: World Aids Day 2022 - Choice, Convenience, and Respect Should Be the Cornerstone of SA's HIV Responseby spotlight on 02/12/2022 at 12:39
[spotlight] In Spotlight's analysis of South Africa's HIV response in recent years, two issues have stood out consistently.
- Congo-Kinshasa: Pope Francis to Visit DRC and South Sudan in February 2023by RFI on 02/12/2022 at 11:24
[RFI] Pope Francis I has rescheduled his long-delayed trip to the Democratic Republic of Congo and South Sudan for 31 January to 5 February 2023 - cutting out a stop over in the troubled eastern DRC, but fulfilling a long-held wish to accompany other Christian leaders to South Sudan.
- East Africa: Climate Crisis in the Greater Horn of Africa is Biggest Health Threat Causing Disease Outbreaks #AfricaClimateCrisisby allAfrica on 02/12/2022 at 09:31
[allAfrica] The link between the climate crisis and global health has become clearer with every extreme weather event, with the number of reported disease outbreaks and climate-related health emergencies reaching their highest-ever level this century. The World Health Organization (WHO)'s analysis of the seven countries in the greater Horn of Africa - Djibouti, Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, and Uganda - found that there have been 39 reported outbreaks, as well as flooding, and other acute public health
- Burkina Faso: Transitional Leader Confirms Coup Attempt but Favours Dialogueby RFI on 02/12/2022 at 09:24
[RFI] Burkina Faso's interim president Captain Ibrahim Traoré has told civil society groups there was indeed a recent coup attempt against his government.
- South Africa: President Engaging Stakeholders On Course of Action - Magwenyaby SAnews.gov.za on 02/12/2022 at 08:56
[SAnews.gov.za] Presidential spokesperson, Vincent Magwenya, says President Cyril Ramaphosa is still engaging stakeholders with regards to the way forward following findings by an Independent Section 89 panel that the President may have violated his oath of office.
- South Africa: SA Needs R1.5 Trillion for Just Energy Transitionby SAnews.gov.za on 02/12/2022 at 08:55
[SAnews.gov.za] South Africa requires an initial funding of about R1.5 trillion to transition to a low carbon and climate resilient society for the five-year period 2023-2027, says Presidential Climate Commission (PCC) Commissioner Joanne Yawitch.
- South Africa: Domestic Workers Urge Ramaphosa to Sign Compensation Bill Into Lawby GroundUp on 02/12/2022 at 08:46
[GroundUp] The legislation was sent to the president more than two months ago
- South Africa: 'Durban Beaches Safe' - South African News Briefs - December 2, 2022by allAfrica on 02/12/2022 at 08:04
[allAfrica] Cape Town --