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Following are direct links to international media sources with different perspectives to events taking place in Africa. Just press the desired source and you will be connected.

The recent rise in coups in Africa reflects a waning regional and international willingness to enforce anti-coup norms. Reversing the trend requires incentivizing democracy and consistently imposing real costs on coup makers.

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Next week, we will incorporate a new section on this portal titled: Arts, Ethics & Entertainment. We had planned to lead it off with a recall of the legendary life of SIDNEY POITIER who just passed away. And consequently, it was a nobrainer when we decided to stop press (!), and celebrate the undisputed doyen of Black cinema, a giant of the civil rights movement.

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The Interim Board of SAA says it welcomes the publication of the first part of the Report of the Judicial Commission of Inquiry into Allegations of State Capture, Corruption, and Fraud in the Public Sector. It also commits to clearing away all vestiges of its shameful past.

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In Europe’s 11 top-tier soccer (football) leagues, over 500 of the top-flight players are from somewhere on the African continent. Currently, all of Africa’s best talents assembled in the Central African nation of Cameroon to defend the national colors of their various countries at the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) championship tournament which opened with the usual fanfare January 9th. Over the years, levels and intensity of play have risen sharply, and fans have not been disappointed. Up until February the 6th, flying tackles, mesmerizing saves, and world-class goal-poaching have been part of the menu. PRESS HERE TO READ the FYI section for details.

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