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An urgent call to build solidarity in action

re posted from                           ABAHLALI baseMJONDOLO

An urgent call to build solidarity in action

Saturday 24 July 2021
Abahlali baseMjondolo Press Statement

An urgent call to build solidarity in action

The situation in Durban is very serious. The politicians and the people around them are actively trying to divide people and

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Ethiopia and the Horn of Africa Can Now Begin to Eliminate Poverty with the Filling of GERD

The 19 July, 2021, the second filling of Ethiopia`s Grand Renaissance Dam ( GERD) will be remembered as a momentous occasion in the history of this incredible nation. The dam is the largest hydro plant in Africa. It has been funded entirely by Ethiopians.

None of the water will be … Read the rest

Amb Fitsum Arega Explains Why Ethiopian Dam is A Matter of Life and Death for Ethiopia

“Therefore, for Ethiopia, building the GERD is not a matter of choice, but an economic and developmental necessity and the way out of poverty for a nation of 112 million people.”

re posted from                            AFRICA AND THE WORLD

Amb Fitsum Arega Explains Why Ethiopian Dam is A Matter of Life

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What Climate Science Tells Us, What It Doesn’t, and Why It Matters | Steven Koonin

an extremely informative interview which should `unsettle`those who are under the misapprehension that there is a climate crisis. Professor Koonin is the author of a recently published book “Unsettled: What Climate Science Tells Us, What It Doesn’t, and Why It Matters”. Having taken the hours and great effort to actually Read the rest

KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng are burning, we need to build a just peace

re posted from                           ABAHLALI baseMJONDOLO

Many people were hungry before Covid. Now they have been starving since March last year. Many lost jobs and those few who were getting the R350 grant which was making a difference to their lives have lost it. More than 74% of the youth are

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In Defence of RET and All That Jacob Zuma Stands For

re posted from                       BLACKFIRSTLAND FIRST

BLF calls for National Shutdown until President Zuma is released, and other demands are met

10 July 2021

“what happened in Egypt is a great lesson. the masses may rise up, but without a revolutionary theory and organisational capacity reactionary forces take over and reverse Read the rest

Positive Developments for Nigeria : Infrastructure and Value Addition in Agriculture

Positive Developments for Nigeria : Railway  Infrastructure and Value Addition in Agriculture

by PD Lawton,  11 July 2021

Under the visionary leadership of President Muhammadu Buhari, Nigeria has become a key African partner in the Belt and Road Initiative. The benefits of Nigeria`s participation in the BRI are outlined in … Read the rest

Egypt, Sudan to Connect Khartoum with Cairo-Cape Town Rail Line

re posted from                              RAILWAY BUSINESS MAGAZINE

Cooperation among Africa’s great economic powers like Egypt, South Africa and Nigeria with the rest of African countries makes us believe that we can achieve growth, development and African integration.”

Egypt, Sudan to Connect Khartoum with Cairo-Cape Town Rail Line

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Energy Briefing : South Africa

presentation by Dr Anthonie Cilliers

Source: ChannelFMF

FMF Energy Briefing – Dr. Anthonie Cilliers

6 Dec 2018

The Draft 2018 Integrated Resource Plan (IRP2018) has split the energy community apart in an ugly acrimonious debate, including personal attacks and accusations of malicious dishonesty. Dr. Cilliers argues that:
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