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Author: Lewis Ndichu, China Daily
‘Africa's female farmers need better access to resources’ 1 April 2020...
Africa: Social media companies' initiatives to curb misuse, incl. misinformation & online child abuse
Author: Pauline Kairu, Business Daily (Kenya)
"Social media takes fight against fake news notch higher"...
Author: David Beasley, Legal Newsline (USA)
‘Starbucks, other companies accused of using chocolate produced by slave labor’ 3 March 2020...
Analysts raise alarm over Latin American & African debt to Chinese banks through oil, mineral and metal-backed loans
Author: Al Jazeera
“Chinese bank loans cripple Latin America and Africa, says NGO”, 26th February 2020...
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Nigeria: Archbishop condemns land-grabbing & its knock-on effects of poverty, pollution, violence & deforestation
"Land grabbing causing poverty in Africa, Archbishop Kaigama warns", 18 February 2020...
So. Africa: The mining indaba should confront human rights violations in the mining sector, urges civil society
Author: Amnesty International
‘South Africa: Mining gathering must confront human rights violations’ 3 February 2020...
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation commits emergency $10m to help Africa and China to fight coronavirus
Author: Africa Times
"Gates Foundation commits emergency $5m for Africa CDC to fight coronavirus", 27 January 2020...
Africa: New gold refineries raise concerns of 'race to the bottom' on conflict minerals, safety and environmental practices
Author: David Lewis and Peter Hobson, Reuters
"Race to refine: the bid to clean up Africa's gold rush", 15 January 2020....
Author: Albert Savana, Agence Ecofin
"Cameroon Minister urges experts to render big data profitable for Africa", 4 December 2019...