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African Champions League: Former winners Orlando Pirates suffer shock exit

Added: 25.08.2019 17:40 | 0 views | 0 comments

Former winners Orlando Pirates suffer an early exit from the African Champions League as Zamalek, Mamelodi Sundowns, and Etoile du Sahel all ease through.

Janine van Wyk: South Africa captain signs for Danish club Fortuna Hjorring

Added: 25.08.2019 17:40 | 0 views | 0 comments

South Africa captain Janine van Wyk joins Danish side Fortuna Hjorring, becoming the first South African woman to play football in Denmark.

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The Tuckers: Meet the descendants of America's first African family

Added: 25.08.2019 16:15 | 0 views | 0 comments

This month marks 400 years since the first documented, enslaved Africans arrived in English North America. The weekend events kick off at the Tucker family cemetery. It’s believed to be the burial place of some of the descendants of the first enslaved Africans to come here. Jericka Duncan reports.

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Red Summer 1919: Tree memorializing black Americans killed in Elaine, Arkansas, cut down

Added: 24.08.2019 21:45 | 1 views | 0 comments

A tree memorializing the African American lives lost in a 1919 massacre in Elaine, Arkansas, was chopped down this week in a possible hate crime.

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Some African countries want to tackle a wildlife taboo. Whether to start selling ivory again

Added: 24.08.2019 5:02 | 2 views | 0 comments

"Why do you shoot the animals?" I asked through an interpreter.

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The African American who moved to Ghana 'to escape US racism'

Added: 24.08.2019 0:45 | 0 views | 0 comments

Ghana is encouraging African Americans to relocate to the country, which was at the heart of the slave trade.

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Wildlife Summit Denies Proposal To Loosen Restrictions On Elephant Ivory Trade

Added: 23.08.2019 21:48 | 2 views | 0 comments

Elephant supporters celebrated on Friday after the CITES summit voted down proposals to loosen restrictions on the ivory trade by permitting countries one-off sales of stockpiles, according to Deutsche Welle. Zimbabwe, Nambia, and Botswana put forward the motion which would have allowed them to trade ivory in certain conditions and said the funds would be used for expensive conservation projects. But Kenya and several countries in the African Elephant Coalition (AEC) opposed the motion since the move would create an increased demand for ivory. Those opposed also said the move would make poaching far more likely across Africa and increase sales of illicit ivory since obtaining false...

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Kenya To Conduct Its First Digital Census, Which Will Count Intersex People

Added: 23.08.2019 20:22 | 1 views | 0 comments

Kenya is preparing to hold its sixth population census since independence this weekend, with the aim of providing a clearer snapshot of the country's demographics and living conditions, Deutsche Welle reports. For the first time, data will be collected digitally on devices such as tablets instead of on paper, which authorities say will ensure greater privacy and faster processing. Kenya will also become the first African nation to count intersex people, a move lauded as a step in the right direction by many Kenyan activists and human rights organizations. Since 1969, Kenya has held a census once every ten years. The information is used to help determine resource allocation and development...

Ocean Viking: EU nations to take in migrants stuck near Malta

Added: 23.08.2019 18:13 | 0 views | 0 comments

Six EU countries are to host 356 African migrants, who were stranded at sea for two weeks.

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H&M collaborates with South African designer Palesa Mokubung

Added: 23.08.2019 5:47 | 2 views | 0 comments

South African designer Palesa Mokubung says her success should inspire other African women.

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