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HiFly Adds Another Airbus A330ceo To Its Fleet

Simple Flying 22 Jul 2021
Portuguese lease provider Hi Fly has added an Airbus A330-300 to its fleet this week. The former South African Airways aircraft will now serve airlines around the world under Hi Fly’s wet and dry lease business ... The arrival means the lease provider now operates three A330ceos (two A330-300s and one A330-200),.
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Resilience of small farmers in Africa must be improved

China Daily 22 Jul 2021
The land area owned or leased by African small farmers is relatively large compared with China ... Besides these challenges, most African countries do not have the capacity for seed research and development, production or processing, so the adoption rate of improved seed varieties by small farmers is very low.
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Ball Bounces in Favor of WNBA Franchise in Oakland

NBCBayArea 17 Jul 2021
... group got the go-ahead to negotiate a lease for the team. The African American Sports and Entertainment Group got approval from the Oakland Alameda County Coliseum Authority to negotiate a lease for the use of the Oakland Arena for a Women's National Basketball Association team.
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Historic Black-owned farm town working to grow dwindling numbers of Black farmers

WPTV 16 Jul 2021
It’s a town homesteaded by freed African Americans after the Civil War ... This provided an opportunity for African Americans that wanted to leave the war torn South and the Jim Crow South and seek a new life out in the West." ... It gave a much greater opportunity compared to the few dozen acres most freed African Americans had in the South.
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The historian John Whittington Franklin on America's relationship with Black history

The Philadelphia Tribune 13 Jul 2021
Most of the eastern half of the state was given to African American and Native American people, and then petroleum and natural gas were discovered after ... And the African American community was somewhat on the outskirts of all that, selling oil leases and also working for extremely wealthy White people.
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Marin County Officials Launch Project to Find, Rectify Historically Racist Policies

NBCBayArea 13 Jul 2021
Although such policies have been illegal since 1964, many public agencies -- including throughout Marin County -- still have not removed racially restrictive covenants that prohibit the purchase, lease, or occupation of a piece of property to a particular group of people, primarily Black and African American people ... Local. Berkeley 7 mins ago ... Police.
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Marin County Launches Project to Identify, Rectify Historically Racist Policies

CBS Sports 13 Jul 2021
Many public agencies throughout Marin County still have not removed racially restrictive covenants that prohibit the purchase, lease, or occupation of a piece of property to a particular group of people, primarily Black and African American people, despite such policies being illegal in the U.S ... © Copyright 2021 CBS Broadcasting Inc ... .
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Outdoor activist hikes into Alaska refuge debate

Post Bulletin 11 Jul 2021
That effort got a boost when Congress passed the 2017 tax bill that mandated an oil and gas program for the Arctic Refuge, requiring two lease sales be held by 2024 ... Earlier this year the Biden administration rescinded that order, putting the drilling leases on hold ... Members of the first all-African American team to attempt to climb Alaska's Mt.
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Duluth outdoor activist hikes into Alaska refuge debate

Duluth News Tribune 10 Jul 2021
That effort got a boost when Congress passed the 2017 tax bill that mandated an oil and gas program for the Arctic Refuge, requiring two lease sales be held by 2024 ... Earlier this year the Biden administration rescinded that order, putting the drilling leases on hold ... Members of the first all-African American team to attempt to climb Alaska's Mt.
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Court Dismisses Observatory Occupants Application Against City of Cape Town

All Africa 07 Jul 2021
A group of people living on property formerly leased to the South African ...
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How El Segundo fought a Black beach resort a century ago

The Los Angeles Times 06 Jul 2021
Nearly a century ago, Los Angeles leaders offered beachfront property to a prominent Black entrepreneur, Titus Alexander, to build a retreat for the city’s fast-growing African American population ... Los Angeles initially agreed in 1923 to lease 200 feet of city-owned beach to Alexander for 15 years.
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Court dismisses Observatory occupants' application against City of Cape Town

News24 06 Jul 2021
People living on a property formerly leased to the South African National Circus School in Observatory have lost a court bid to have some details of the City of Cape Town's housing report excluded from the record ... .
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Police minister’s political pirouette Zuma arrest looms

Mail Guardian South Africa 01 Jul 2021
Zuma unceremoniously fired Cele as the national commissioner in June 2012 after Cele was implicated by a board of inquiry in a lease ... The buildings that the South African Police Service sought to lease, according to the inquiry, belonged to Cele’s friend, businessman Roux Shabangu.
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Gauteng government sets deadline to eradicate asbestos schools

Independent online (SA) 22 Jun 2021
She further said ... “This project will help towards alleviating the pressures of the need for schools in Gauteng,” Nkomo-Ralehoko said ... She also said that the national Treasury has approved the South African National Space Agency’s (Sansa) application to enter into a 10-year lease agreement, as the anchor tenant within the Innovation Hub.
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Juneteenth Reminds Us That Reparations Are Due

Resilience 21 Jun 2021
These types of laws, known as the Black Codes, were simply a way to extract labor from African Americans via convict leasing, which allowed private companies to acquire cheap or (mostly Black) labor and treat them as if they are enslaved ... by electing an African American president.

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