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31 March 2020

Africa: Female farmers excluded from conversations that determine agricultural policies & laws

Author: Lewis Ndichu, China Daily

‘Africa's female farmers need better access to resources’ 1 April 2020...

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5 March 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"...

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2 March 2020

Africa: Federal class action alleges use of child labour and slavery in production of chocolates

Author: David Beasley, Legal Newsline (USA)

‘Starbucks, other companies accused of using chocolate produced by slave labor’ 3 March 2020...

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28 February 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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24 February 2020

Nigeria: Archbishop condemns land-grabbing & its knock-on effects of poverty, pollution, violence & deforestation

Author: devotednews.com

"Land grabbing causing poverty in Africa, Archbishop Kaigama warns", 18 February 2020...

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4 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...

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26 January 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...

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17 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....

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9 December 2019

Cameroonian authorities urge expert to ensure that big data will be profitable for Africa

Author: Albert Savana, Agence Ecofin

"Cameroon Minister urges experts to render big data profitable for Africa", 4 December 2019...

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