THE G7 SUMMIT – HIGH ON PROMISES, LOW ON DELIVERABLES

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By Donnelly McCleland The leaders of the G7 countries ended a three-day summit with a diverse set of initiatives, including a pledge to vaccinate poorer countries against the coronavirus, a promise to make large corporations pay their fair share of taxes and a plan to tackle climate change with a blend of technology and money….

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MACRON HOSTS SUMMIT ON AFRICAN RECOVERY 

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By Alex Pollock After outlining a fresh chapter in French-African relations, with calls for massive economic support for Africa and visits to Rwanda and South Africa last week, [French] President Emmanuel Macron is back home to confront familiar and thorny problems in France’s former colonies, underscoring the challenges of breaking with the past. The calls…

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5 MAY ’21 | PRAY FOR CAMBODIA

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Dear prayer partners, According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), Cambodia is currently struggling with its worst COVID-19 outbreak since the pandemic began last year. In less than three months, Cambodia has reported more than 13,000 cases and more than 90 deaths. The government initiated strict lockdowns, hoping to curb the spread of the virus….

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28 APRIL ’21 | PRAY FOR INDIA

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Dear prayer partners, On Monday 26 April, India’s new coronavirus infections hit a record peak for a fifth day, as countries including Britain, Germany, and the United States pledged to send urgent medical aid to help battle the crisis overwhelming India’s hospitals. India’s daily new COVID-19 infections have consistently exceeded 300,000 and deaths are currently…

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TANZANIË SE EERSTE VROUEPRESIDENT INGESWEER NA DIE SKIELIKE AFSTERWE VAN PRESIDENT MAGUFULI

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Duisende mense, waaronder verskeie Afrika-presidente, het op Maandag 22 Maart die begrafnis van wyle Tanzaniese president John Pombe Joseph Magufuli bygewoon.  Die pas aangestelde president van Tanzanië, Samia Suluhu Hassan, het begrafnisgangers in die hoofstad Dodoma gelei om hul eer aan mnr. Magufuli te betoon.  Me. Hassan het op 17 Maart die dood van die…

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TANZANIA’S FIRST WOMAN PRESIDENT SWORN IN AFTER SUDDEN PASSING OF PRESIDENT MAGUFULI

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On Monday 22 March, thousands of people, including various African presidents, attended the funeral of late Tanzanian President John Pombe Joseph Magufuli. Newly appointed Tanzanian President Samia Suluhu Hassan led thousands of people in paying their respect to Mr Magufuli in the capital city of Dodoma. On 17 March, Ms Hassan announced the death of…

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BRASILIË SE INHEEMSE STAMME STAAR UITWISSING IN DIE GESIG

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Daar is op ’n deurlopende basis al versoek dat die Brasiliaanse regering dringende stappe moet neem om verdere vernietigende en onomkeerbare verliese onder die inheemse stamme van Brasilië te voorkom. ’n Onlangse verslag deur twee menseregte-organisasies, The Observatory en Justiça Global, het die druk waaronder Brasilië se openbare gesondheidsorg verkeer, president Jair Bolsonaro se gebrek…

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BRAZIL’S INDIGENOUS TRIBES FACE EXTINCTION THREAT

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There have been continued calls for urgent governmental action to prevent further devastating and irreversible loss in Brazil’s indigenous communities. A recent report by two human rights organisations, ‘The Observatory’ and ‘Justiça Global,’ highlight Brazil’s stretched public health infrastructure, President Jair Bolsonaro’s lack of a cohesive and rigorous Covid-19 policy, and other geographic and governmental…

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DRAMATIESE STYGING IN VOEDSELTEKORTE VUUR MIGRASIE IN SENTRAAL-AMERIKA AAN

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Massa-emigrasie, aangestook deur die streek se voedseltekorte, het soos vloedgolwe oor El Salvador, Guatemala en Honduras begin spoel. Na raming, deur die VN se Wêreldvoedselprogram, het die aantal mense wat in hierdie Sentraal-Amerikaanse lande honger ly, die afgelope twee jaar die hoogte ingeskiet – van 2,2 miljoen na 8 miljoen. Toegang tot voedsel in die…

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