UABA AND CELO PARTNERSHIP, EDUCATION, ECONOMIC RECOVERY IN AFRICA
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UABA AND CELO PARTNERSHIP, EDUCATION, ECONOMIC RECOVERY IN AFRICA

JOHNANNESBURG 23 April 2021 – Blockchain technology such as cryptocurrencies continue to rapidly grow in Africa. The continent provides a potential leapfrog opportunity as the young tech savvy population has already embraced mobile financial products. Africa is witnessing an economic boost that has nothing to do with banks or an overhaul of outdated economic policies….

P2P Crypto Marketplace, Bitzlato (BZ), Partners with Lemonade Finance, to Ease Money Transfers Across Africa
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P2P Crypto Marketplace, Bitzlato (BZ), Partners with Lemonade Finance, to Ease Money Transfers Across Africa

Bitzlato (BZ), the latest P2P Crypto Exchange to enter the African market, has added Lemonade.Finance, a borderless payment  platform forAfrica, as a payment method to its platform. Lemonade Finance provides 100% digital payment experience for Africans to seamlessly participate in the global economy from anywhere in the world without any hassle or regardless of where…

Homegrown Luno – a global success story continuing exponential growth in SA
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Homegrown Luno – a global success story continuing exponential growth in SA

Johannesburg – Tuesday, 13 April 2021: Global cryptocurrency exchange Luno added almost a million new South African customers during 2020, and over 250,000 so far in 2021. It has achieved 300% year-on-year growth compared to January 2020 and recorded $8.3 billion in transactions worldwide. Luno processed nearly $3 billion in volumes in SA last year, and was already above…

Three cases linked to Australia Open carry highly virulent COVID-19 variant
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Three cases linked to Australia Open carry highly virulent COVID-19 variant

MELBOURNE – Three people in hotel quarantine associated with the Australian Open tennis tournament have tested positive for the highly transmissible coronavirus variant linked to the United Kingdom, officials said on Saturday. The three quarantined in Melbourne are not players, said the state agency responsible for quarantining overseas travellers. All have been in hard lockdown…

Trump impeachment trial to start week of Feb. 8, Schumer says
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Trump impeachment trial to start week of Feb. 8, Schumer says

The Senate will begin former President Trump’s impeachment trial the week of Feb. 8, Majority Leader Chuck Schumer announced Friday on the Senate floor. The state of play: Schumer announced the schedule after reaching an agreement with Republicans. The House will transmit the article of impeachment against the former president late Monday. Why it matters:…

Ramaphosa told ANC NEC government may increase public borrowing to fund vaccine drive – reports
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Ramaphosa told ANC NEC government may increase public borrowing to fund vaccine drive – reports

Johannesburg – President Cyril Ramaphosa has reportedly told the ANC’s national executive lekgotla meeting that the government may increase public borrowing to fund South Africa’s vaccination drive. Ramaphosa reportedly told the ruling party’s top decision-making structure that the procurement of vaccines was for the public good and was vital to the well-being of South Africans,…

Ugandan army says it has killed 189 al Shabaab fighters in Somalia
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Ugandan army says it has killed 189 al Shabaab fighters in Somalia

KAMPALA – Ugandan soldiers working as part of a peacekeeping force in Somalia have killed 189 al Qaeda-linked al Shabaab fighters in an attack on one of their camps, the Ugandan army said. Ugandan troops are part of the African Union peacekeeping mission in Somalia, whose aim is to support the central government and stop…

‘Choose – I kill you or rape you’: abuse accusations surge in Ethiopia’s war
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‘Choose – I kill you or rape you’: abuse accusations surge in Ethiopia’s war

HAMDAYET, Sudan – The young coffee seller said she was split from family and friends by an Ethiopian soldier at the Tekeze river, taken down a path, and given a harrowing choice. “He said: ‘Choose, either I kill you or rape you’,” the 25-year-old told Reuters at the Hamdayet refugee camp in Sudan where she…

Top Iran leader posts Trump-like image with drone, vows revenge
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Top Iran leader posts Trump-like image with drone, vows revenge

DUBAI – The website of Iran’s Supreme Leader on Friday carried the image of a golfer resembling former President Donald Trump apparently being targeted by a drone alongside a threat of revenge over last year’s killing of a top Iranian general in a U.S. drone attack. The image first appeared on a Persian-language Twitter feed…