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Unemployment plagues youth – Maimane

13 June 2012, 10:28 AM

The Democratic Alliance (DA) spokesperson Mmusi Maimane says unemployment remains a major challenge for young people today.

Department of Environment urges South Africans to plant trees to reduce air pollution

22 September 2020, 5:15 PM

The Department of Environment says all new building developments, especially in urban areas, need to consider planting trees to reduce air pollution.

America’s inflection point: four key things Africa must watch for

14 September 2020, 6:19 PM

African scholars and policymakers face a tough challenge in analysing how the US presidential election on 3 November might affect Africa-US relations.

Post COVID-19 South Africa needs a strategy to address the expected implosion of learner pregnancies

7 September 2020, 5:22 PM

To turnaround inefficiencies in programmes that aim to address learner pregnancy, coordination and collaboration comprising national, provincial and local government actors alongside youth community leaders, activists, and agencies such as the CGE is needed. But before this, certain immediate actions need government attention.

Amid plans to quit, US will not pay what it owes WHO this year

3 September 2020, 12:48 AM

The United States said on Wednesday that it will not pay some $80 million it currently owes to the Geneva-based World Health Organisation (WHO) and will instead redirect the money to help pay its United Nations bill in New York.

New modelling tools to help Africa navigate its COVID-19 response: Africa CDC

11 August 2020, 12:48 PM

The Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention and the African Risk Capacity have launched two COVID-19 modelling tools for Africa.

Controlling COVID-19 will carry devastating economic cost for developing countries

7 June 2020, 6:42 AM

Many African countries quickly closed their borders and imposed lockdown. This meant that, until the beginning of May, no African country had more than 10 000 people affected, with South Africa, Egypt, Morocco or Algeria being the hardest hit.

After COVID-19, Africa can build back better

27 May 2020, 2:19 PM

We mourn the lives of the people we have lost and recognize the sorrow and burden of families and loved ones they have left behind. Life, as we have known it, has changed in unimaginable ways, writes Amina J. Mohammed.

Ramaphosa to lead Africa Day virtual celebrations

25 May 2020, 10:40 AM

African Union Chairperson, President Cyril Ramaphosa, will lead the Africa Day virtual celebrations on Monday. This is the 57th commemoration of the establishment of the Organisation of African Unity, now known as the African Union.

Celebrating Africa Day amid coronavirus

25 May 2020, 7:00 AM

Today marks Africa Day for the 55 countries on the continent. It was on this day in 1963 that the Organisation of African Unity – now called the African Union (AU) – was established. This year, the day will be marked under unique circumstances with the world and the continent grappling with the novel coronavirus.



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