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Joint communiqué of the European Union – African Union ministerial meeting

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Steve Bruce attends England’s net session in Caribbean ahead of taking over at Sheffield Wednesday

Steve Bruce attends England’s final net session before West Indies Test as he continues Caribbean holiday ahead of taking over at Sheffield Wednesday

  • Steve Bruce attended England’s final net session ahead of West Indies Test
  • Bruce is holidaying in the Caribbean after losing both his parents last year 
  • He will return next week to start his new job as Sheffield Wednesday manager 

Jordan Seward For Mailonline

Steve Bruce was spotted attending England’s net session at the Kensington Oval in Barbados on Tuesday as he continued to enjoy his break before returning to work next month to take over at Sheffield Wednesday.

The 58-year-old accepted the position earlier this month but will not assume the…

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Institutions Compete At Heritage’s African American Social History Auction

Civil War archive of Charles A. Hill relating to his service in the 1st Regiment Infantry, US Colored Troops. An extensive archive consisting of 112 letters from Hill to his wife, Lydia Hill, sold at $12,500. His 112 letters to his wife, dating from September 30, 1863, to September 16, 1865, contain his views of black troops, scenes of camp life, love for his wife and children and war news.

DALLAS – Heritage Auctions’ January 15 sale of African American Social History, featuring the John Silverstein Collection, saw art museums and archives, large and small, across the country racing to fill out their holdings with iconic and one-of-a-kind archives and ephemera from the Say It Loud collection. Topping the day was an extensive archive of 112 letters from Union…

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Keep up with what’s going down in Africa

We’ve just revamped the Insiders Newsletter. To show it to you, we’re releasing this week’s for free! The newsletter is full of original content and goes out weekly to all paying subscribers. The subscription costs a bit of money, but that money goes into funding African Argument’s core coverage, which is (and always will be) free to all.

As part of the revamp, we’ve tightened up the structure of individual segments to ensure readers can sweep up the crucial details as easily as possible.  And we’ve introduced two new regular segments. 1) Conflict Focus, which will cover the continent’s major wars and clashes; and 2) Health Corner, which will provide running coverage of important health and nutrition news. Read More

Ace Magashule vows South African Reserve Bank will be nationalised

The ANC’s secretary-general, Ace Magashule has revealed the ANC’s plans regarding the South African Reserve Bank (SARB). A couple days after the party’s NEC had their Lekgotla meeting, Magashule has returned with shocking news of the party’s aim: to nationalise the central bank.

South African Reserve Bank targeted for nationalisation by the ANC

South Africa’s reserve bank is one of the fewest central banks, in the world, that have private shareholders.

Read – “The Reserve Bank will remain independent” – says Ramaphosa ahead of repo rate announcement

As reported by The Citizen, the bank has over 261 000 shares split between more than 600 private shareholders, with Parliament only able to function in a supervisory role within the…

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Open letter to prime ministers of St Vincent and the Grenadines, Dominica and the president of Suriname

Global Afrikan Congress – North American Region
P.O. Box 27024, 4190 Finch Ave. East, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M1S 4T0

January 13, 2019

Rt. Hon Dr. Ralph Gonsalves
Prime Minister of St. Vincent and the Grenadines

Rt. Hon Roosevelt Skerrit
Prime Minister of Dominica

Rt. Hon Desi Bouterse
President of Suriname

Re: CARICOM’s votes on the OAS Resolution on President Maduro’s 2nd Term and President of Venezuela and Democracy Restoration in Venezuela.

Dear Sirs:

Let me first congratulate you all for standing up for the fundamental principle of Venezuela’s sovereignty and its right to self-determination.

Secondly, you must all be congratulated for upholding the principle of the Treaty of Chaguaramas, which articulated CARICOM people’s right to…

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