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US-backed vaccine patent waiver: pros and cons explained

The Biden administration has now agreed to back a proposal to suspend intellectual property protection for COVID vaccines. This is a break from US government’s long-held position on strong intellectual property protection, which has also been supported…

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South Africa: ANC in power struggle over corruption allegations

PRETORIA, The secretary-general of South Africa’s African National Congress (ANC) has refused to comply with his suspension after being charged with corruption.The dispute illustrates a power struggle within the governing party.Ace Magashule denies the…

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US Tries to Help Resolve Ethiopian Dam Dispute

The United States is again stepping into efforts to resolve a dispute over Ethiopia’s massive hydropower dam along an important Nile tributary.The new U.S. envoy to the Horn of Africa, Jeffrey Feltman, is visiting Egypt, Sudan, Eritrea and Ethiopia thi…

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Taxi owner gunned down, manhunt launched for suspects

NELSPRUIT – The police management in Mpumalanga, has ordered for an intensive investigation into the killing of yet another member from the taxi fraternity, after a 62-year-old taxi owner was gunned down in the evening of Wednesday, 05 May 2021, in Kwa…

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Stock theft wanted suspect arrested

MTHATHA- Police conducted an operation that led to a successful arrest of the infamous stock thief, a 30-year-old male suspect from Nguqha locality in Nqwathi A/A on Thursday, 06 May 2021.The suspect has been evading arrest for various criminal offense…

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