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Should we ban Russians for actions of their government?

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In the early weeks of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, Petr Tuma, a Czech career diplomat, supported the idea of opening the European Union to Russians morally opposed to ...
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DA calls for dissolution of government and early elections after Phala Phala report

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The Democratic Alliance (DA) announced it will table a motion for the dissolution of the government and early general elections on Thursday, 1 December, after the Independent Section ...
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Miami Valley business owners lend voice to protests against government regime in Iran

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Protests against the government regime in Iran can be heard even in the Miami Valley, where owners of a boutique in Oakwood have joined the chorus of those ...
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UK car industry pleads for government action to secure future

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Production of the Nissan Leaf, an electric vehicle, at the plant in Sunderland (Supplied) The British car industry is warning government that “rapid action” is needed to secure ...
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Yemen’s government signs $1B aid package with UAE-based fund

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CAIRO (AP) — Yemen’s internationally recognized government signed a deal with the Arab Monetary Fund on Sunday, state media said, paving the way for the Saudi-backed administration to ...
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UPDATE 1-UK to set N.Ireland budget in absence of devolved government

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(Adds detail) LONDON, Nov 24 (Reuters) – The British government said on Thursday it would set the 2022/23 budget for Northern Ireland in the absence of a functioning ...
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NSPCA wants government intervention as pitbulls are being surrendered in large numbers and killed

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The National Council of SPCA’s (NSPCA) said there is an urgent need for government intervention after the campaign for pitbulls to be banned received a swell in support. ...
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When will government finalise water standards?

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By Mduduzi Ntongana on GroundUp All South Africans are guaranteed the right to access adequate water under Section 27(1) of the Constitution and it is the responsibility of the ...
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UN maintains Somali arms embargo over government objections

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UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United Nations Security Council voted Thursday to maintain an arms embargo on Somalia over strong objections from its government, saying the al-Shabab “terrorist ...
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Edo State government launches Digital Benin, a virtual museum

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The Edo State government has launched Digital Benin, a digital museum documenting some of the history of the great Benin kingdom and its artifacts. The government of the ...
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Israel’s Netanyahu officially tapped to form government

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TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — Israel’s president officially tapped former Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to form a government on Sunday, ushering the long-serving leader back to power after ...
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Israel’s Netanyahu given chance to form far-right government

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JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s president on Friday asked former Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to form a new government, presenting the longtime leader currently standing trial on corruption charges ...
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The Nigerian government is keeping a close eye on Twitter

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Hello there, Victoria here Remember I mentioned yesterday that Twitter started rolling out a new “Official” badge for select high-profile accounts? Well, a few hours after launch, the ...
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Apple puts a 10-minute time limit on AirDrop in China after protesters used it to spread posters opposing president Xi Jinping and the Chinese government

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Apple limits the use AirDrop in China.Shutterstock Apple limited AirDrop in China after protesters shared posters criticizing president Xi Jinping. The update could help China’s government decrease the ...
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Ukrainian ambassador opposes German government helping Russian deserters

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Oleksii Makieiev, the Ukrainian ambassador to Germany, criticised German politicians who have proposed an initiative to give refuge to Russians citizens who fled from their country due to ...
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[WATCH] ‘Fake’ sign language interpreter at another Government event

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A viral video of a ‘fake’ sign language interpreter translating Minister of Police Bheki Cele’s address has angered the deaf community. Activists believe the man in the video ...
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Government departments, Municipalities owe Eskom R50 BILLION

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According to President Cyril Ramaphosa, Government departments and municipalities owe power utility Eskom over R50 billion. On Thursday, 3 November, the President went through with his final quarterly ...
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Jack Dorsey launches, Bluesky social app that could compete with Twitter. Says it will be free from government influence

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In the midst of all the chaos at Twitter, former CEO Jack Dorsey is silently building Bluesky, a social networking platform. At the moment, Bluesky’s services are in ...
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Nigeria’s stolen oil, the military and a man named Government

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Officials didn’t have to dig deep to uncover one of the hidden pipelines A network of illegal oil pipelines being unearthed in Nigeria’s Niger Delta region has revealed ...
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Shadow Government in Putin’s Own Backyard Plots Against Him

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Photo Illustration by Thomas Levinson/The Daily Beast/Getty Belarus’ opposition, led by Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya, is plotting to form an alliance with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky to try to hamper ...
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Truss Fires Home Secretary as UK Government Risks Imploding

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(Bloomberg) — Most Read from Bloomberg Liz Truss fired Home Secretary Suella Braverman for what was described as a national security breach, a dramatic move that heaps even ...
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The Nigerian government wants to control your online business

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Last week, Nigeria’s advertising regulator, Advertising Regulatory Council of Nigeria sued Meta for $70 million. On today’s Techpoint Africa Podcast, Emmanuel and Timi Olagunju, Tech Lawyer and Policy ...
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Nigerian government sues Meta

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Today on the Techpoint Africa Podcast, we discuss the hot topics in the African tech space. The stories: Nigeria’s central bank debits banks Google to launch its first ...
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KZN government plans to assist grieving Pongola families

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The KZN government has announced plans to assist the grieving Pongola families whose family members were killed on the N2 collision. KZN GOVERNMENT VISITS THE SCENE AND FAMILIES ...
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Government says 164 houses DAMAGED

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The Free State Government has revealed that 164 houses were damaged following the burst of the Jagersfontein mine dam. Help has made its way to those in need ...
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The Nigerian federal government has suspended the 5% excise duty on telecommunications

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Nigeria’s Federal Government has suspended the 5% excise duty on telecommunications. Isa Pantami, the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy announced this on Monday, September 5, 2022, when ...
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Government shuts down key advocacy group

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LGBT Ugandan refugees who fled the country due to persecution, pictured here in 2018 Ugandan officials have banned a prominent LGBT rights group in a major setback for ...
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Indian government approves new emissions targets

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BENGALURU, India (AP) — Nine months after India announced its target of “net zero” emissions by 2070 at the United Nations climate conference in Glasgow, the country’s federal ...
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Eswatini government denies King Mswati killed Hillary Gardee

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The Eswatini government has vehemently denied allegations by the Economic Freedom Fighters’ (EFF) former secretary-general Godrich Gardee that King Mswati is behind the savage murder of his daughter ...
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Iranian government intensifies Baha’i persecution with outrageous demolition of homes and land grabs

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Geneva, Aug. 02, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — In a cruel escalation, and just two days after previous attacks on Baha’is across Iran, up to 200 Iranian government and ...
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