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Africa: The new GACERE alliance for the adpotion of the circular economy

The Global Alliance for Circular Economy and Resource Efficiency (GACERE) has just been launched by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the European Commission to give global leadership to initiatives related to the transition to the circular economy and resource efficiency. This new alliance will support the African continent in its much-needed transition to the circular economy, sustainable development and the preservation of natural resources.

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King Zwelithini to intervene at troubled Ingonyama Trust Board only when asked by minister

By Clive Ndou King Goodwill Zwelithini says he will not intervene at the troubled Ingonyama Trust unless he is approached by Rural Development Minister Thoko Didiza. He is the sole trustee.

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Controversial Traditional Courts Bill will be challenged if passed in parliament

By Nolundi Luwaya In less than a week parliament will decide whether to confirm the Traditional Courts Bill (TCB), which has been at the centre of an almost 20-year struggle for legislation that is…

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Ladismith cheese workers demonstrate in solidarity with farm workers

Factory workers demand action against farmer

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Residents protest over delayed compensation

A section of residents of Biharwe in Mbarara North City Division on Monday staged a demonstration over delayed compensation for their property, mainly land, by Uganda Electricity Transmission Company Ltd (UETCL) that is planning to construct a 400 KV line through the area.

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Kenya: Title Deed Migration Elicits Fears of Fraud

The new registration system for land in Nairobi is expected to ease transactions, but experts have urged vigilance so that fraudsters don't exploit the process to legitimise illegally acquired property.

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How organic farmer Nazeer Sonday became an accidental warrior for land reform and ecological justice

What began as a hyperlocal movement to protect the interests of emerging and commercial farmers, farmworkers and informal settlement residents in Cape Town’s Philippi Horticultural Area has become a much bigger campaign.

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Ivan Cloete eviction: Investigation must be independent

DA calls for independent probe into Darling farm eviction

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Three killed in attack on UN World Food Programme Convoy

The Italian ambassador to the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), a World Food Programme (WFP) staff member, together with an Italian embassy official, were killed on Monday during an attack on a UN convoy in the east of the country, the agency has said.

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Beware of syndicates selling vacant plots illegally, warns MMC

Criminal syndicates are taking advantage of the moratorium on evictions during lockdown and are selling vacant plots illegally. As a result, there has been a surge in the number of informal settlements sprouting in Gauteng.

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“Seedlings sales took a knock when farmers stopped buying in response to their markets drying up during the hard lockdown, despite this a counter trend increased seedlings sales at local households...”-Philani Ngcobo, a small-scale farmer from Ndwedwe,

https://afra.co.za/2021/02/25/impact-of-covid-19-lockdown-on-small-scale-farmer-and-agro-processor-philani-ngcobo/

#Pastoralists & local traders collaborate to adapt to common risks in N Kenya 🇰🇪 – but the #pandemic has brought new challenges & disrupted food supply chains.

How can their #resilience be increased? Find out in our recent blog, here: http://bit.ly/33QvHDL

EU launches Global Alliance on Circular Economy and Resource Efficiency https://europa.eu/!tw39Nf via @EU_Commission

The pandemic led to governments across the world imposing a myriad of barriers on their citizens to control the spread of C-19 within their borders. Ghana was no exception. This article explains how Ghana's food system was affected.

#AfricanFoodSystems

https://www.plaas.org.za/the-ravages-of-covid-19-measures-in-ghana/

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