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a lot of lip service and flashy videos like this one from those at the top. that perhaps less talk and more action like stadium bands point deduction and turnin disqualification on eat it when it comes to tackling racism in earnest. all right that's it you're up to date business africa with god alpha's is next we'll have more world news at the top of the hour with bad cough i'm good at. least i'm curious. do it yourself work. you know max channel. and don't miss out. africa. coming president of the long. end of the rwandan patriotic front to include tiny the rebel army and
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in the nine hundred ninety four genocide wasn't when total in the roots there wasn't when you. need to reinforce the. news but it was happening was not floating in a group. of controversial leader who successors beyond question. time. wanted tragedy starts it will fit on t w. a group of islands has a reputation of being at paradise spots trouble is brewing between fishing communities and the government as seychelles imposes fishing quotas and tries to boost revenues with more tourism. also moves are afoot in germany to better protect textile workers in emerging economies another back seat call for
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it's the responsibility director of all the companies behind the initiatives. tourists flock to the seychelles archipelago to enjoy the island nations beautiful . the clean water of the indian ocean with environmental problems rising the local government is taking steps to ensure everything stays as pristine as it is today but what's good for tourism spells trouble for the country's second big second biggest industry. it looks like paradise but working here gets harder every day these fisherman in the seychelles are at first not peru and grouper but most days they come back with that the bite into full catches they were once used to. when i first started fishing we literally. come to board. one one thousand kilograms of
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fish. one point five. but. it's very difficult. to get one thousand kilograms. there are now fewer fish in the sea and to ensure its future of the indian ocean nation implemented a plan for a blue economy blue as the ocean that brings interest from around the world and money tourism is the biggest industry in the seychelles but fishing is a close second fish are practically the only exports now the blue economy stricter fishing quotas are threatening the fisherman's livelihood. i fear this will be a dying industry in seychelles if the same trend continues i mean we're no longer attracting youths we're no longer trucking professionals so. we are being condemned
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to feel to make way for others to make way for fish farmers to make way for fish ponds to make way for. the government to staying on course despite the fishermen's worries the goal is to protect the so-called ocean economy valued at one point five trillion dollars globally are expected to double by twenty thirty such rapid growth brings up questions. how do we have that so-called growth how do we harvest the goodness which is an hour if from without harming it how do you make sure we regenerate we want blue economy to give us to stay noble oceans which will benefit us but also benefit our world to complex. there are no easy solutions the plan for a blue economy pits the country's largest against if second largest industry.
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but for many countries across africa tourism is a major economic factor bringing in money but also often impacting on pristine that natural habitats and wildlife kenya for example has been trying to strike a balance between tourist dollars and preserving nature for a while let's bring in our correspondent joy there in barrow who joins us from that joy what measures has kenya put in place regarding sustainable tourism well some of the measures that have been put in place kenya has come of leave and the great insistence as well as the green dissolutions guidelines that actually help them figure out whether or not they practitioners of tourism are appearing to . move to resume and so they've come up we've. guidelines that. line weighed zappy these jurors in over a dozen lez should go and where they should not go we just in
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a way helping them to their role in history. or isn't serious that kenya need realize the needs of these students. so we've just seen the reports that this press the discrepancy between other industries and tourism's other similar issues in kenya that. well you know we not had incidences where tourism he lives and she is being prioritized histories of many examples of one of the four still areas you see it in kenya the school of law. where they have been for i think the last five years the. better notice in a book called that the trees on the energy for national in the country but it seems and these the civic. needs of the county is particularly easy a very big tourist is in the city for what is not willing to national tourists is
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looking as had birds eyes and believe the whole lines. and bird's eyes that and give you no more birdie to isn't. there an hour of it thank you very much for us have a look at some other business stories making headlines around the world of the midwestern states the u.s. disappeared on the torrents of rain and melting snow recently took a heavy hit especially in the states of nebraska iowa and wisconsin america's biggest corn produces the damage is so fundamental that it's still not clear if the next crawl and it will be sold whole this year. this was supposed to be planting season but for farmers here in the midwest of the united states this year is different the floods hit about two weeks ago inundating swathes of land and leaving farmers to watch helplessly as their livestock perished. those
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losses are said to be compounded by an expected reduction in yields in nebraska alone authorities estimate the losses at a billion dollars. the water is now retreated to reveal the damage not only to property but also to infrastructure. as the cleanup continues it's still unclear how much of the land will be suitable for planting. we're probably going to do some soil says here on the ground that's got to make sure we've got the right nutrients the stuff before we further put more dollars into this land with all the seed that has to go in. the price of corn wheat and soy may rise as a result of the losses and it's still not clear whether the worst is over the swiftly melting snow may yet cause more flooding. german luxury carmaker much sadie's opened its first production side in russia on wednesday russia's president vladimir putin and german economy minister picked up.
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the official opening some forty kilometers outside of moscow to say his parent company diamond invested two hundred fifty million euros in the plan which will build sedans an s.u.v. hoping to find buyers among affluent members of russian society after years of slumping sales russia's car market is growing again. excitement is mounting ahead of the e-commerce platform i.p.o. later this month the nigeria based firm will be listed on the new york stock exchange making it the first african tech startup to be listed on the world's largest stock exchange set a prize of thirteen to sixteen dollars per share launch is expected to raise as much as two hundred sixteen million dollars through me and its operations in fourteen african countries. the textile industry has a reputation for safeguarding workers' rights here in germany retail achievable has
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now made headlines by calling on the government here to introduce regulation to hold companies responsible for their overseas supply is working conditions the proposal would require german retailers to sign up to a set of enforced standards development minister miller's discussing the idea with chiba bosses later today. and on the subject my colleagues apologise belo caught up with another bernstein today she was corporate responsibility director and asked her what was behind this initiative. mr birge stein thank you for joining us today. know a lot of people might say this is a p.r. stunt you know a call for regulation of the industry what is your reaction to that we have been investing heavily in human rights and sustainability since that. and when we stand here today and say we need regulation it is because we acknowledging the fact that there are certain things which he cannot achieve by ourselves living ways for example being one of them and it's our part of our responsibility to say that
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openly that's what we're doing today has essentially the industry failed to do the right thing is that the point have you as part of the garment industry failed to you know pay workers in other countries probably there is a group of pioneers in the industry which is doing amazing work and act on living wage the initiative which we're talking about today is one of these initiatives where we actually have the potential to really break through on living weights would widen the garment sector what we need is more people on bart and fund that we then again need also governments to rally around and since sure that everyone comes on aren't so the government why not go to the consumers they are the ones who have the power they're the ones buying these products in the first place so why not spend more resources and making sure that they know that their choices have an effect on people's lives elsewhere consumers are definitely part of the picture and
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we see a responsibility for us also to talk more to our consume us about what we're doing no question about that but nevertheless we have to create an equal level playing field which is creating a situation in which companies do not compete on the basis of wages or workers' lives and that is a job for the government so your your initiative here or your call is basically to make sure that all the industry is. on the. level playing field is actually yes at the end of the day we want fair competition and that competition must not happen on the basis of people on the planet why can't the industry just do this on their own without government intervention. not everyone is present painting that's the simple answer. so more participation and of course consumers getting on board thank you for joining us thank you rain once. the un population fund says it
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regrets the withdrawal of funding for the reproductive health services by the us and other member states us was the fourth largest voluntary donor to the program in twenty fifteen giving seventy five million dollars addressing the conference deputy secretary general said women's demand for family planning is increasingly being met by the use of modern contraceptive methods but in sub-saharan africa and southern pacific island nations less than fifty percent of married women have access to modern methods of contraception. and that's it from me on the business africa team here. business news stories check. slash business thank you very much for tuning into your business africa.
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entered the conflict zone fronting the powerful the international criminal court has a new enemy in washington to trump administration that is accused of having no legitimacy from says it once it's done i guess this week here in the hague is true they will go for sujit news the president is going to be i.c.c.
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