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BRICS OFF THE WALL: How a Democracy Weakens through Presidential Elections

Brazzil 27 Sep 2022
Estimated at over 130 million, the country houses well over half of the African diaspora population in the Americas, in addition to more than 300 Indigenous ethnicities ... As Brazil is the country to have most trafficked in enslaved Africans, its future will be determined by its Afro-Indigenous descendants.

What is the future of the trade relationship between the US and South Africa?

Mail Guardian South Africa 26 Sep 2022
... and African states complying ... The external face of pan-Africanism is found wanting when countries in pursuit of short-term gains visit the White House instead of engaging the US primarily through the auspices of the AU as much as possible, certainly where commerce is concerned.

Chef sweats the details at Toraya Moroccan Cuisine

The Columbus Dispatch 20 Sep 2022
Nacer said she is well-schooled in her native Moroccan food and even cooked for the country’s king, Mohammed VI ... The North African country’s food is also represented at restaurants such as Couscous House, Tajine House and Taste of Moroccan & Greek Street Food ... Royal couscous is served on Friday only, per the tradition of the country, Benjorfi said.

Vice President Harris hosts South African president, plays key role in US-Africa strategy

The Grio 16 Sep 2022
and the continent during the term of former President Donald Trump, who infamously called African nations “s–hole” countries ... The Biden administration is working to improve the country’s relationship with African countries after it deteriorated during the term of former President Donald Trump.

Eric Holder on how to beat back the voter-suppression backlash

The Philadelphia Tribune 16 Sep 2022
The most diverse electorate in history had turned out in unprecedented numbers to send an African American senator to the White House; and they knew the country would only become less white in the years ahead ... So, Holder suggests, place ballot drop-off locations and drive-through polling sites across the country.

'Difficult' Discussion on Ukraine Predicted at Biden-Ramaphosa Meeting

Voa News 15 Sep 2022
However, at their meeting in Pretoria, South African Foreign Minister Naledi Pandor accused Western nations of “bullying” Africa in trying to get countries to condemn the invasion of Ukraine ... African countries see the act, which would sanction nations that trade with Russia, as an attempt to punish them for not voting with the U.S.

President Akufo-Addo praises Evra for ambassadorial role

Business Ghana 15 Sep 2022
The Senegal-born football star is in the country in partnership with Chipper Cash, an African cross-border payments company, to rally support for the 2022 FIFA World Cup and to raise funds for the football supporters to cheer their countries at the November 20December 18 tournament in Qatar.

After Trump’s ‘s—hole’ comment, Biden-Harris administration revives U.S. relationship with Africa

The Grio 06 Sep 2022
The following year, Trump infamously called African nations “s—hole” countries during a White House meeting with members of Congress ... individual African countries, then at least have the institution that represents the African countries in a permanent state,” said Davis.

Jakson Group eyes green hydrogen projects | Mint

Live Mint 04 Sep 2022
Considering the potential of West Asian and North African countries as leading suppliers of green hydrogen, the industry has witnessed increasing interest from investors. An in-house research study by Abu Dhabi’s Clean Energy Business Council (CEBC) said that the region is ...

United States to send special envoy to Ethiopia in calls for peace -White House

FX Empire 02 Sep 2022
... region of the African country, the White House said on Friday, one day after Ethiopian and Eritrean government troops attacked Tigrayan forces.

High Council of State members propose holding Libya's parliamentary elections before year-end

Xinhua 30 Aug 2022
A group of 58 council members put forward the proposal as the council had failed to reach an agreement with the eastern-based House of Representatives, the parliament, on a legal framework regulating the north African country's elections ... The country has suffered political instability and chaos since late leader Muammar Gaddafi's fall in 2011.

Central Banks would do better if they focus only on Inflation: Raghuram Rajan | Mint

Live Mint 26 Aug 2022
While speaking at the Federal Reserve's conference of Central bank governors, former RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan highlighted on the extra responsibilities that are burdened on central banks of several countries that they are asked to fulfill through their monetary policy ... Premium Premium African countries offer India lithium access to repay loans.

Base effect to help lift India's GDP growth to double-digits in April-June: Poll | Mint

Live Mint 26 Aug 2022
The Reuters poll also expects the economy to slow considerably to 6.2%, 4.5% and 4.2% in the current and following quarters, highlighting a below-potential growth trajectory for the second-most populous country in the world ... Premium Premium African countries offer India lithium access to repay loans.

Letshego Group launches affordable housing to support more citizens across Africa

B & FT Online 25 Aug 2022
In line with Letshego’s purpose to improve lives, the pan-African inclusive finance group is now launching its latest flagship product, Affordable Housing. The product is available to customers in Namibia and Botswana, with rollout plans to the group’s remaining pan-African countries.

Kenya, World Bank sign deal to boost supply of affordable housing units 25 Aug 2022
25 (Xinhua) -- Kenya's state-owned National Housing Corporation (NHC) and the International Finance Corporation (IFC), the World Bank's private sector lending arm, on Thursday signed the financial advisory services agreement to boost the supply of affordable housing units in the east African nation.

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