South Africa’s anti-Israel stance alarms country’s Jews
09 December 2023 | 3:40 pm
South Africa is home to Africa's largest Jewish community. The ongoing violence in the Middle East has left its mark, with Jewish citizens now more cautious when they leave their homes.
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Macky Sall says April 2 will be the end of his mandate as president of Senegal, but a national dialogue is needed before setting a new election date. Also, Rwanda and the EU strike a deal on raw materials, but DR Congo slams the move. Plus, many unwanted old European cars end up in West Africa to be sold; an apparent bargain that can cost lives and damage the environment.
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The 77 Percent takes a closer look at the African politicians who change the rules to cling to power. As Gambia prepares for elections, tensions are rising among young people on both sides of the political divide.
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Russian President Vladimir Putin has claimed that Western weapons deliveries to Ukraine have ended up in the hands of Hamas and other terror groups in the Middle East. Russian television has been quick to exploit the Israel-Hamas conflict for propaganda purposes.
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A dialogue practically mute in Senegal as most of the candidates snubbed President Macky Sall's talks to end weeks of political turmoil.
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Broken childhoods is the summary of this week's film show: those of young film stars, at the heart of French actress Judith Godrèche's speech at France's César awards ceremony; and that of the young heroine in the film "When it Melts", which is out in France this week.
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After more than a century of conflict and the mass exodus of its Armenian population in September 2023, the self-styled republic of Nagorno-Karabakh has officially ceased to exist and is now fully under the rule of Azerbaijan.
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Polish farmers took to the streets of Warsaw demanding a ban on food imports from Ukraine. Under pressure, Poland's prime minister is considering a broader ban on Ukrainian food imports.
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Can airstrikes by the USA and its allies be effective in halting Houthi attacks on cargo ships in the Red Sea? Or will the conflict escalate across the entire region?
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The Verdi trade union has called on its members working as ground personnel for Lufthansa to strike for three days, starting on Wednesday. The short-notice action is the latest of several similar strikes.
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The documentary, directed by Mati Diop, was awarded the Golden Bear. The top prize at this year's Berlin International Film Festival was given to “Dahomey,” a documentary by the French Senegalese filmmaker Mati Diop about 26 looted artworks that were returned to Benin from France in 2021.
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