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Indigenous peoples of Taimyr demand justice

The Association of Indigenous Peoples of Taimyr has addressed to the Barents Observer, a Norwegian Internet edition demanding apologies from Pavel Sulyandziga, the head of the Batani Foundation for his statements published by this media.

The letter states that “Sulyandziga insults the indigenous residents of Taimyr, our communities, as well as the…

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Suspected Islamic militants kill 19 people in Niger village

Gunmen on motorcycles attacked a village near Niger’s troubled border with Mali, shooting at people as they prayed at the mosque during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan and killing 19 people, officials said Sunday.

The attack took place Saturday evening in the village of Gaigorou in Niger’s Tillaberi region, which has come under repeated attack by…

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Botswana joins hands with private sector in COVID-19 vaccine procurement, rollout

Botswana’s president has included the country’s private sector in the COVID-19 vaccine deployment plan through Business Botswana (BB), which is Botswana’s apex body for business operators.

President Mokgweetsi Masisi said Wednesday in a statement he has given the private sector in Botswana to procure the COVID-19 vaccine through the establishment…

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IMF: Sub-Saharan Africa’s economy to grow by 3.4% in 2021

Sub-Saharan Africa’s economy is expected to increase by 3.4 percent in 2021, recovering from 1.9 percent contraction witnessed in 2020, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) said on Thursday.

According to the latest report titled “Regional Economic Outlook for Sub-Saharan Africa,” the region’s growth will be supported by improved exports and…

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Zimbabwe plans to produce 100 MW from wind energy

The Zimbabwean government is mobilising additional funds to undertake an assessment on possible sites for wind farms after initial bids for the project markedly exceeded the budget earmarked for the project, according to Energy and Power Development Minister Zhemu Soda.

In 2017, the Zimbabwe Energy Regulatory Authority (ZERA) invited bids from…

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