Africa: Zimbabwe doctors defy court, enter 43rd day of strike/newsheadline247.com
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Africa: Zimbabwe doctors defy court, enter 43rd day of strike

Striking Zimbabwe doctors on Monday defied a court order to return to work, saying a pay rise offered by the government failed to meet everyday costs. Doctors remained home for a 43rd consecutive day, striking for better pay after their salaries were eroded by the country’s spiraling inflation. Zimbabwe’s labour court ruled the action “unlawful” Read more

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Ghana: ‘Coup’ plotters planned to attack Defense ministry – Derrick Oduro

Deputy Minister for Defense, Major Derrick Oduro, has disclosed that the three individuals who are being held for attempting attack the presidency also planned to attack the defense ministry. “The intelligence we gathered at a point indicated that these young men wanted to attack the Defense Ministry,” he told Morning Starr sit-in host Lantam Papanko Read more

Kojo Annan calls for global African community to unlock potential offered by youth, Innovation Leadership/newsheadline247
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Kojo Annan calls for global African community to unlock potential offered by youth, Innovation and Leadership

Kojo Annan has used his keynote speech at the 9th Annual Africa-Australia Research Forum in Perth, Western Australia, to urge the worldwide African community to strengthen the continent’s youth. Annan, the son of former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan, was championing Africa’s greatest resource – its young people – at Murdoch University, (https://www.Murdoch.edu.au/), which hosted the Read more

South African official says Nigeria overreacted to xenophobic attacks/newsheadline247
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South African official says Nigeria overreacted to xenophobic attacks

The spokesman of the Department of International Relations and Cooperation (DIRCO) in South Africa, Clayson Monyela, has said Nigeria overreacted to the recent xenophobic attack in the country. In the recent attacks, businesses of Nigerians based in South Africa were targeted, which subsequently made the federal government summon South Africa’s high commissioner to Nigeria. Nigeria also Read more

Xenephobia: Ramaphosa re-assures of Pan-African unity, sends special envoys to Nigeria, others/newsheadline247
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Xenephobia: Ramaphosa re-assures of Pan-African unity, sends special envoys to Nigeria, others

President Cyril Ramaphosa of South Africa has dispatched three special envoys to seven African countries to deliver messages of pan-African unity and solidarity following xenophobic attacks in South Africa, the Presidency said on Sunday. The special envoys will deliver a message from Ramaphosa regarding the incidents of violence that recently erupted in some parts of Read more

Xenophobic attacks: South Africa’s president booed at Mugabe’s funeral/newsheadline247
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Xenophobic attacks: South Africa’s president booed at Mugabe’s funeral

South Africa’s President Cyril Ramaphosa was jeered and whistled at on Saturday during his speech at Zimbabwe ex-leader Robert Mugabe’s funeral before he apologised for recent xenophobic attacks. At least 12 people have been killed this month in a surge in violence and mob attacks against foreign-owned businesses in and around Johannesburg, South Africa’s largest Read more

Innovative thinking marks AfDB’s Africa jobs manifesto/newsheadline247
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Innovative thinking marks AfDB’s Africa jobs manifesto

ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast, September 13, 2019/ — Innovative thinking about Africa’s conventional employment issues is what marks the African Development Bank’s (www.AfDB.org) new policy research document “Creating Decent Jobs: Strategies, Policies, and Instruments,” participants heard at the report launch, held 12 September 2019. The report elicited strong presentations and a lively debate during the event Read more

Africa: Côte d’Ivoire wants Nigeria’s Adesina reelected AfDB president/newsheadline247.com
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African Development Bank wins prestigious procurement award

The African Development Bank has been recognised for procurement excellence by the Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply (CIPS), the world’s largest professional body for procurement and supply management professionals, with offices all over the world including Africa. The Bank was awarded a silver award at advanced standard level following the CIPS Procurement Excellence Programme, for Read more