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Card image 30 June 2020 Zambia reports

Over 3,000 Encroach on Mopani’s Land

The latest news, politics, business, and opinion from Zambia

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n ‘Conservation Disaster,’ Hundreds of Botswana’s Elephants Are Dying From Mysterious Cause

Poaching has been ruled out, because no tusks have been removed from the elephants' bodies, but it is possible the animals are dying of a disease that could spread to the human population."Yes, it is a conservation disaster — but it also has the potential to be a public health crisis," National Park...

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Card image 27 June 2020 ENN

Both Angola and the Democratic Republic of the Congo Experiencing High Numbers of Agricultural Fires

A global perspective on environmental issues. Our mission is to inform, educate, enable and create a platform for global environmental action.

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Shooting of Zimbabwe workers by Chinese mine owner shows ‘systemic’ abuse, watchdog says

The shooting of two Zimbabwean workers by a Chinese boss shows the "systematic and widespread" abuse that locals face in Chinese mining operations, says the Zimbabwe Environmental Law Society (ZELA).

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Bringing de-densification home in Alexandra

About 1 600 families in the Stjwetla shack settlement in Johannesburg are standing on the verge of seismic change. This is the story of one of them.

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Covid-19 Roundup | Evictions and raids

As the court finds raids in inner-city Joburg unconstitutional, the City of Cape Town has again violated the lockdown eviction moratorium, beating a naked man and destroying his shack.

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Vrede Dairy Farm: LRC welcomes ruling to dismiss Mkhwebane’s bid to appeal judgment

The Legal Resources Centre has welcomed a ruling by the Supreme Court of Appeal, dismissing Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane's application for leave to appeal the scathing Estina Dairy Farm judgment.

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Card image 01 July 2020 AllAfrica

Angola: Giangzhou Agriculture Farm Stands Out in Cereal Production

At least 8,260 tons of various cereals were harvested in the current 2019/2020 agricultural season at Giangzhou Agriculture farm, located in the municipality of Chicala-Cholohanga central Huambo province, against the 5,150 tons of the previous season.

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Card image 01 July 2020 Brakpan Herald

Informal settlement residents demand police protection following deadly attack

They set 19 shacks alight and the bodies of two men were found burnt beyond recognition

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Card image 30 June 2020 News 24

Inner city raids in Joburg were carried out in a ‘cruel, humiliating’ manner, court rules

The raids, which were conducted at 11 inner city buildings in Johannesburg's central business district between June 2017 and May 2018, were carried out in a manner that was "cruel, humiliating, degrading and invasive", the Gauteng High Court in Johannesburg ruled this week.

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Today my stock alone was confiscated by the @JoburgMPD yet again and the arrogance and corruption these law enforcement officers have is beyond what you call evil and these people be our brothers and sistrs,I'm actually glad I got to get it on video today,they harass us everyday

Maverick Citizen Friday Activist: Odette Geldenhuys, a lawyer doing heart work that benefits all https://www.dailymaverick.co.za/article/2020-07-03-odette-geldenhuys-a-lawyer-doing-heart-work-that-benefits-all/

Economists urge MPs to reject Tito Mboweni’s budget https://www.businesslive.co.za/bd/national/2020-07-01-economists-urge-mps-to-reject-tito-mbowenis-budget/ via @BusinessLiveSA

This afternoon, I am moderating a discussion on diamond governance in Zimbabwe. Join @CNRG_ZIM as we discuss if anything has changed under the new dispensation.

We will hear from CSOs working on improving transparency & accountability. We will also hear from locals

In case you missed it: You can catch up on this recording of DAG's first public webinar on ' Urban Land & Housing Dialogue Series. We hope you had an insightful experience & you enjoyed engaging with us on this illuminating dialogue series!
https://youtu.be/2rDJFyUUmPA via @YouTube

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