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Card image 30 June 2020 Zambia reports

Over 3,000 Encroach on Mopani’s Land

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Card image 02 July 2020 EcoWatch

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

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Card image 29 June 2020 CNN

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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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 26 June 2020 The East African

Africa’s unsung army of women wage war on Covid-19

Female community health workers dole out advice and health services to families living in slums.

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26 June 2020 Food for Mzansi

Africa can’t let covid-19 health crisis become a food crisis

The covid-19 pandemic’s injurious impact on African economies will clog income streams and induce job losses and subsequently affect the livelihoods of many in the continent, said the minister of the department of agriculture, land reform and rural development (DALRRD), Thoko Didiza. While the...

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Card image 25 June 2020 All Africa

Lesotho: Rapapa Dissolves LAA Board

Barely a month after his appointment, Local Government and Chieftainship Minister Samuel Rapapa has dissolved the Land Administration Authority' board accusing it of failing to adhere to good corporate governance practices.

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15 June 2020 SciDevNet

Don’t lose focus on diseases of poverty in COVID-19 crisis

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19 June 2020 SciDevNet

Shut down ‘risky’ meat markets to stop disease: WWF

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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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