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Chinese FM makes proposal on building China-Africa community with shared future

ECNS 19 Aug 2022
China and Africa have worked ... China will continue to take an active role in Africa's major infrastructure construction, continue to increase imports from Africa, support the growth of Africa's agriculture and manufacturing industries, and expand cooperation in emerging industries.

China helps Africa realize its potential

China Daily 19 Aug 2022
What would it take for Africa to transition from potential to prosperity? ... According to China's State Council Information Office, by 2010, more than four decades after the construction of the Tanzania-Zambia railway, China had assisted in the construction of over 500 infrastructure projects in Africa.

The arts can help us celebrate diversity but must avoid tokenism

The Irish Times 19 Aug 2022
Illustration ... This archive functions as a space where we can make collective decisions about what is valuable for preservation, shape collective memory of our experiences, and control the means by which stories of our past and present are constructed.”. ... We are both migrants from Africa – the Democratic Republic of Congo and Nigeria, respectively.

One year on, the $260 million Kazungula Bridge has transformed Africa's most unusual border crossing

CNN 18 Aug 2022
Food from South Africa traveling north ... Kazungula spans an area of Africa known as the "quadripoint," says Chifunda ... Although construction was overseen by South Korean company Daewoo E&C, the team was multinational, he says, and raw materials including cement, steel and aggregates came from across southern Africa.

Africa: Blinken's African Charm Offensive

All Africa 18 Aug 2022
The US secretary of state's candid and constructive messages suggest an overdue recalibration in US-Africa relations ....

Nine Programs for China-Africa Cooperation Have Yielded Fruitful Results

Independent online (SA) 17 Aug 2022
China has completed the construction of hydroelectric power stations in Burundi and Zambia, photo-voltaic power stations in Central Africa, and water supply projects in Kenya and Angola ... China supports and constructively participates in the “Great Green Wall of Africa”; ...

B3W: Bankrupt before even getting shovels in the ground

People Daily 17 Aug 2022
added up the cost of war in the past 22 years and instead devoted it to the construction of the world, especially the people living in the Middle East and Africa, it would have proved substantially more beneficial, providing access to high-quality infrastructure and opportunities for peaceful development.

Rev. George W.M. Thompson Jr., retired senior pastor, dies at 90

The Philadelphia Tribune 17 Aug 2022
The Rev. George W.M. Thompson Jr., retired senior pastor of New Horizon Baptist Church, died on Friday, July 29, 2022. He was 90 ... 12, 1931 ... He then shepherded Providence Baptist Church from 1975 to 1981, where he organized the Providence Baptist Federal Credit Union and inspired that church to undertake the construction expenses for a church in Africa.

Magnora wins enviro permit for 260-MW S African solar project

Renewables Now 16 Aug 2022
Norwegian renewables investor Magnora ASA (OSL.MGN) today said it has secured environmental approval for a 260-MW solar project it is developing in South Africa ... The project enables the construction of a co-located battery energy storage facility, Magnora said.

Mainstream Renewable Power to re-enter Irish market with three new projects

The Irish Times 16 Aug 2022
Photograph ... Tue Aug 16 2022 - 00.01 ... Valued at €2.2 billion, the new group has a 27 gigawatt portfolio across solar, onshore wind and both bottom-fixed and floating offshore wind projects across Latin America, Africa, Asia-Pacific and Europe. These range from projects in planning and development, through to assets under construction and in operation.

SA has not learned from mistakes at Kusile and Medupi

Independent online (SA) 15 Aug 2022
Is South Africa now the guinea pig of the world? ... To South Africa ... Scatec ASA,with headquarters in Askerkroken11 Oslo Norway, a renewable energy solutions provider, is starting construction of the three Kenhardt projects in the Northern Cape Province of South Africa under the Risk Mitigation Independent Power Producer Procurement Programme (RMIPPPP).

'Truth in Taxation' postcards aim to keep Nebraska property taxes in check

Lincoln Journal Star 15 Aug 2022
Nevermind the endless cutting down of rain forests, the over-population in Africa leading to desertification, and the current construction of coal plants in China and India, we are somehow going to make a difference here with solar? Do you realize that you would need a solar farm ...

Column: The world will be watching as Qatar hosts the World Cup

Decatur Daily 14 Aug 2022
To Malcolm Bidali, that was cause for neither celebration nor despair ... That was 2010 ... "But now it's too late ... However, citizens make up less than 15% of the country's 2.8 million inhabitants; many of the others are migrant workers from Africa and southwest Asia who work in construction, as domestic help or in security and the service sector ... .

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