[New Era] Windhoek -The United Nations called on the youth from around the world to apply to participate in the United Nations Youth Climate Summit.
THERE WAS little grace to the Grace 1’s journey, a 12,000-mile (19,000km) slog around the Cape of Good Hope that came to an inelegant end off the coast of Gibraltar. In the early hours of July 4th British marines roped down from a helicopter to seize the tanker, which held 2m barrels of Iranian oil. Britain says the cargo was bound for Syria, and that by traversing European waters it violated European sanctions
[News24Wire] “Name dropping” cropped up numerous times at the state capture commission of inquiry, mainly relating to the country’s former “Number 1″, Jacob Zuma.
[News24Wire] The SA Human Rights Commission wants to urgently meet City of Cape Town officials over street by-laws being enforced that have resulted in a number of homeless people being fined, the rights body said on Wednesday.
[allAfrica] Johannesburg -For about two year now, South African public hospitals have been experiencing the shortage of contraceptives like Depo-provera, Nuristate and the pill with no clear explanation. The shortages come at at time when women and activists are calling for more contraceptive choices.
[Reporter] The proposal made by the President of the Confederation of African Football (CAF), Ahmad Ahmad to the Executive Committee has unanimously been approved by the Executive Committee of CAF.
[Nation] Confederation of African Football has advised teams to beware of high temperatures during the tournament expected to be between 35 degrees Celsius and 38 degrees Celsius and train accordingly.
[allAfrica] Moscow -allAfrica sat down with Ambassador Albert M. Muchanga, African Union Commissioner for the Department of Trade and Industry, while at the Afreximbank meetings in Russia. Muchanga speaks on the progress of the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA), the perception that the reality on the ground may hold up the implementation of the trade deal and how Africa will no longer hold a “begging bowl”…
[Daily Maverick] Poachers have poisoned hundreds of raptors in northern Botswana using three elephant carcasses as bait. The information has just been released by the Botswana Department of Wildlife and National Parks.
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] New York -Some 400,000 people are believed to be trapped in some form of modern slavery in the United States, according to the Global Slavery Index