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Live Updates: U.S. Seeks African Support Against War in Ukraine

After Brittney Griner’s sentence on Thursday, President Biden renewed his commitment to her release.Credit…Pool photo by Alexander Zemlianichenko WASHINGTON — Immediately after a Moscow judge handed down Brittney Griner’s nine-year prison sentence on Thursday, calls grew louder for President Biden to find a way to bring her home, even as critics fumed that offering to […]

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Entertainment

Netflix Unveils 2022-2023 African Originals Slate

Netflix on Tuesday unveiled its slate of African originals, presenting a showcase of local-language series, feature films and non-fiction projects produced in Africa that will roll out across the streamer’s global service later this year and in early 2023. Highlights include The King’s Horseman, the hotly awaited film adaptation of Noble Prize-winning writer Wole Soyinka’s […]

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Science

NIEHS helps sow seeds of African gene-environment research (Environmental Factor, August 2022)

Human Heredity and Health in Africa (H3Africa) held its 19th meeting May 30–June 1 in Abuja, Nigeria, bringing to a conclusion a 10-year National Institutes of Health (NIH) Common Fund effort to spur a continent-wide genomic research collaboration. Researchers from around the globe convened in Abuja, Nigeria for the 19th H3Africa Consortium Meeting. (Photo courtesy of […]

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Forestry, Fisheries and Environment on rhino poached in South Africa in first six months of 2022 – African Business

Download logo A total of 259 rhino have been poached for their horn in South Africa in the first six months of 2022.  “Recent trends in rhino poaching show a move away from the Kruger Park to private reserves and KwaZulu-Natal where the majority of rhinos have been killed this year. This makes it all […]

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World

Putin’s masterplan exposed as Russia courts African allies in bid to become ‘Great Power’

The Kremlin’s foreign minister, Sergei Lavrov, is currently on a four-nation tour of Africa. He is stopping off in Egypt, Uganda, the Republic of Congo and Ethiopia, widely considered to be a courtship of African allies as Moscow’s invasion of Ukraine continues. The Russian regime has appeared aggravated by comments made by US officials which […]

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US

Web3 Clubs, a Leading African Web3 Training Initiative, Announces Inaugural Web3 Graduation in Kenya – BitcoinKE

Web3 Clubs, in partnership with BitKE, one of Africa’s leading blockchain and crypto media oulets, have announced a NEAR blockchain project presentations and graduation ceremony. The graduation is the first of its kind in East Africa after having successfully trained 30 students in Web3 development with 25 certified developers after learning how to build and deploy smart contracts on the […]

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Macron embarks on African visit to ‘renew relationship’ with continent

Issued on: 25/07/2022 – 07:22 President Emmanuel Macron on Monday begins a three-nation tour of western African states in the first trip to Africa of his new term as he seeks to reboot France’s post-colonial relationship with the continent. Macron will begin his July 25-28 tour, also the first venture outside Europe of his new […]

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World

Ukraine Live Updates: Russia Seeks to Rally Support From African Allies

In this image provided by his family, Maksym Butkevych is shown between his parents, Yevheniia and Oleksandr. Mr. Butkevych was captured in June and is now a prisoner of war held by Russia.Credit…via Oleksandr Butkevych Maksym Butkevych made his name in Ukraine as a journalist and human rights activist, campaigning on behalf of refugees and […]

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Health

Archeological digs underway at Pine Street African Burial Ground and Old Dutch Church in Kingston

KINGSTON, N.Y. — Archeological digs by SUNY New Paltz students are underway at the Pine Street African Burial Ground on Pine Street and at the Old Dutch Church on Wall Street. Both digs are driven by a desire to find ancestors. On Pine Street, archeologists and Harambee are trying to discover the identities of those […]

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Technology

Nymbis Cloud Solutions powered by Vox: A VMware Cloud Verified Partner | MarketScreener

We are absolutely delighted to announce that Nymbis Cloud Solutions, a cloud service provider powered by Vox, a market-leading South African ISP that provides a range of data, communications, and collaboration solutions, has achieved our highly sought-after VMware Cloud Verified status. When asked what achieving the VMware Cloud Verified status means to the team, Nymbis […]