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23 August 2020 | 8:00 pm
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South African Reserve Bank Governor Lesetja Kganyago discusses the central bank's recent surprise move to hike interest rates and concerns about movements in the currency.
With German and other European troops leaving the Sahel region of Africa, German officials are looking for new ways to keep extremist groups there at bay.
From a workshop in the North Macedonian capital Skopje, artist Satja Grabuloski and his colleagues paint intricate designs on sneakers that have been shipped worldwide.
Rached Ghannouchi, the leader of Ennahda party and a prominent critic of Tunisian president Kais Saied, has been arrested, becoming the latest in a series of opposition figures detained.
Whether out of genuine ideological adherence or fear of the increasingly ruthless crackdown on dissent, a substantial portion of Russians have wholeheartedly adopted Moscow's rhetoric on the war in Ukraine.
The battle for Bakhmut has had Ukrainian and Russian forces locked in a bloody stalemate for more than eight months. Last week, the UK Ministry of Defense said Russia had "re-energized its assault." Ukrainian forces are reporting heavy fighting.
While visiting West Africa, Rwandan President Paul Kagame said that Russia had the right to be anywhere in Africa ― as much as any other country. He also accused the West of dragging Africa into its own political issues.
Kremlin critic Ilya Yashin lost his appeal against an 8.5-year sentence on charges of spreading "false information" about the Russian army.
A Paris court is examining a terrorism case that took more than 40 years to bring to trial. Four people were killed in the 1980 bombing of the French capital's Copernic Street synagogue. The case has been a tough challenge for 21st century investigators, with no DNA or mobile phone records for them to work with.
Africa is one of the continents worst affected by climate change. An estimated 600 million people there don't have access to electricity, while even greater numbers live without clean cooking fuels or technologies. The continent currently accounts for less than 6 percent of global energy consumption and 2 percent of cumulative global emissions.
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The Nigerian hip hop duo P-Square tell us how important it is to be vocal when it comes to politics in the country. The duo speak about how music plays a role in empowering the youth.
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France, Portugal and Spain, as well as the US, are joining the fight to put out hundreds of active wildfires in Canada. Heavy smoke from wildfires has traveled thousands of miles and shrouded many US cityscapes.
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English midfielder Jude Bellingham is set to leave Borussia Dortmund for Real Madrid, the Bundesliga club have confirmed. The teenager has scored 24 goals in 132 appearances for BVB.
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The former US vice president is launching a bid for the White House. This is no normal set of circumstances for Mike Pence, who was loyal to former US President Donald Trump for years, only parting ways with him after the Jan. 6 attack on the US Capitol. Pence is polling in the single digits and along with former New Jersey Governor Chris Christie is entering a growing field of Republican candidates challenging Donald Trump, who is the current frontrunner by far.