East Africa

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South Africa

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  • We Will Always Have Stalingrad July 26, 2021
    [Daily Maverick] The Legal Practice Council, the judiciary and the Judicial Service Commission all need to rise to the challenge, for the legitimacy of our legal system and the rule of law are now under more question than at any other time since the dawn of democracy.
  • Mixed Results of Glory and Agony for Team SA At Olympics July 26, 2021
    [Daily Maverick] Tokyo -- In action on Monday, Tatjana Schoemaker continued her winning ways to qualify fastest for the final of the women's 100m breaststroke. Bianca Buitendag advanced to the women's surfing quarter-finals.
  • The Epidemic of Addiction - the Journey of Two Young Men Into Drugs July 26, 2021
    [Daily Maverick] One consequence of the Covid-19 pandemic and the measures to contain it has been a significant increase in mental illness and substance use. Many young people who are unemployed or out of school have turned to dangerous drugs such as mandrax and nyaope. There is very little help available to rehabilitate them. Anthony […]
  • Tiger Brands Recalls 20 Million Canned Food Products After Leak Poses Contamination Risk July 26, 2021
    [Daily Maverick] A welding defect in KOO and Hugo's cans dating back to 2019 forced the recall, which may cost Tiger Brands more than half a billion rand.
  • Blitzboks and U.S. Set Up Thrilling Final Pool Encounter July 26, 2021
    [Daily Maverick] Despite facing Covid-19-induced challenges before the start of the sevens tournament at the Olympics, the Blitzboks started off their bid for gold in the most ideal manner, picking up two wins from two games in Pool C.

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Ethiopia

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  • Ethiopia's Filling of GERD Gets Muted Response July 26, 2021
    [East African] Ethiopia's completion of the second phase filling of the Grand Renaissance Dam (GERD) last week was not met with huge protests from Sudan and Egypt, contrary to expectations. This could be because it is the rainy season, meaning Sudan, which traditionally faces floods, did not experience a significant drop in the waters reaching […]
  • Dialogue No Longer an Option as Abiy Brands TPLF a Terror Group July 26, 2021
    [East African] Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed's talk of uprooting "the cancer" or "weed" in reference to the Tigray People's Liberation Front (TPLF) not only shocked the world for its genocidal tone, but it also signalled that dialogue was no longer on the table.
  • Federal Prosecutors Bring Terrorism Charges Against Tigrayan Leaders July 26, 2021
    [Addis Standard] Addis Abeba -- Federal Prosecutors have today charged 62 people in the case file of Debretsion Gebremichael (PhD), Chairman and Executive Committee (EC) member of the Tigray People's Liberation front (TPLF). The file includes Executive Committee, and Cabinet members of the regional state government, which was ousted by the federal government and subsequently […]
  • Commission Concerned About Deteriorating Human Rights in Country July 26, 2021
    [Addis Standard] Addis Abeba -- Ethiopian Human Rights Council (EHRCO) released a statement on the urgent need to improve the situation of human rights in the country. It advised the need for improvements in relation to detainment and disappearances of journalists, activists, and individuals at different times.
  • 75% of Tigrayans Can Now Access Humanitarian Aid - UN July 26, 2021
    [Addis Standard] Addis Abeba -- In the daily press briefing on July 21/202, Farhan Haq, Deputy Spokesman for the Secretary-General, addressed humanitarian access in Tigray. In the briefing, the deputy spokesperson said that despite some improvements in access within Tigray since the end of June, movement in and out of the region remained restricted which […]