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Africa: NSO Group Hasn’t Kept Its Promises On Human Rights, RSF and Other NGOs Say

April 28, 2021
Reporters Without Borders (RSF) and eight other NGOs have sent a joint letter to NSO Group, an Israeli company that produces spyware, accusing it of failing to keep many of the undertakings it has given to respect and implement the UN’s Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights. This was a missed opportunity for NSO

SOUTH AFRICA : Re-insurer R+V joins other German firms in South Africa

April 19, 2021
In mid-March, South Africa’s central bank authorised German insurance giant R+V Versicherung AG (R-V) to ply its trade in the country. Source link

JAPAN/AFRICA : Afreximbank courts Nissan and other leading vehicle manufacturers

February 27, 2021
The pan-African Afreximbank run by the Nigerian Benedict Oramah is seeking to cultivate good relations with vehicle manufacturers and with the management of Japan’s Nissan in particular. Source link

Protests in Arizona and Other States Insist Votes Be Counted — or Not.

November 5, 2020
PORTLAND, Ore. — Protests arose around the country as the ballot tabulation in the final battleground states continued, with some demonstrators demanding that every vote be counted and others insisting that the counting be shut down.In Portland, where a “Count Every Vote” demonstration merged with another one focused on racial justice and police brutality, some

How Limbaugh, Hannity and Other Right-Wing Media Stars Are Amplifying Trump’s “Law and Order” Message

July 23, 2020
To his legions of listeners, Rush Limbaugh calls the demonstrators in Portland, Ore., “anarchists” who “hate Americans and America.” He recently made an ominous prediction: “I can see secession coming.”On Fox News, Sean Hannity describes the scene in Portland as “a literal disaster area — and, yeah, it looks like a war zone.”On Wednesday, Breitbart
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