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SOUTH AFRICA PARTICIPATES IN AU TRADE MINISTERS’ MEETING

SOUTH AFRICA PARTICIPATES IN AU TRADE MINISTERS’ MEETING

PRETORIA, Trade and Industry Minister, Dr Rob Davies, is in Niger where he will participate in the 4th African Union (AU) Ministers of Trade Meeting, which gets underway today.

Progress made in the Continental Free …

SOUTH AFRICA ALL SET TO SAY GOODBYE TO 2017 IN STYLE!

SOUTH AFRICA ALL SET TO SAY GOODBYE TO 2017 IN STYLE!

JOBURG, Joburg's rich diversity of cultures will once again be on display when the annual Joburg Carnival and New Year's Eve events take place on 31 December 2017.

The City of Joburg says it is …

10 DEATHS REPORTED IN UGANDA REPORTEDLY FROM DRINKING CONTAMINATED WATER

10 DEATHS REPORTED IN UGANDA REPORTEDLY FROM DRINKING CONTAMINATED WATER

KAMPALA, Uganda's State Minister for Health in charge of general duties, Sarah Achieng Opendi has confirmed that a disease outbreak which has claimed 10 lives is not cholera as was earlier suspected, but the result …

Amid Divisions over Jerusalem, Korean Nuclear Programme, General Assembly Hears Defence of Diplomacy, Dialogue to End Crisis, Put World on Sustainable Path

Amid Divisions over Jerusalem, Korean Nuclear Programme, General Assembly Hears Defence of Diplomacy, Dialogue to End Crisis, Put World on Sustainable Path

Secretary-General, Other Leaders Raise Alarm about Climate Change, Terrorism, Warning Safety of Millions Dependent on Robust Action, Funding

Convening for its seventy-second session amid a multilateral system overwhelmed by crises, the General Assembly heard world …

Newater Technology, Inc. Announces Half Year 2017 Unaudited Financial Results

Newater Technology, Inc. Announces Half Year 2017 Unaudited Financial Results

YANTAI, CHINA / ACCESSWIRE / December 28, 2017 / Newater Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ: NEWA) (“NEWA”, “we”, “our” or the “Company”), a developer and manufacturer of membrane filtration products and related hardware and engineered systems that …

Concluding Main Part of Seventy-Second Session, General Assembly Adopts $5.397 Billion Budget for 2018-2019, as Recommended by Fifth Committee

Concluding Main Part of Seventy-Second Session, General Assembly Adopts $5.397 Billion Budget for 2018-2019, as Recommended by Fifth Committee

Plenary Drafts, Outstanding Texts from Other Main Committees Also Approved

Upon the recommendation of its Fifth Committee (Administrative and Budgetary), the General Assembly wrapped up the main part of its seventy-second session today, adopting a …

Push for More Women MPs Stymied in Malawi

Push for More Women MPs Stymied in Malawi

BLANTYRE, MALAWI �In Malawi, the push for more women members of parliament was dealt a blow when the government said it would not consider a proposal to create 28 automatic seats for women. Malawi ranks …

Fifth Committee Recommends $5.4 Billion Budget for 2018-2019 Biennium as It Concludes Main Part of Seventy-Second Session

Fifth Committee Recommends $5.4 Billion Budget for 2018-2019 Biennium as It Concludes Main Part of Seventy-Second Session

The Fifth Committee (Administrative and Budgetary) wrapped up the main part of its seventy-second session today, recommending that the General Assembly adopt a $5.397 billion budget for the United Nations for the 2018-2019 biennium and …

S KOREA EXPORTS DAIRY CATTLE’S SEMEN TO MALAYSIA, UGANDA

S KOREA EXPORTS DAIRY CATTLE’S SEMEN TO MALAYSIA, UGANDA

SEOUL, S.Korea -- South Korea's agricultural cooperative said Wednesday it has exported Korean dairy cattle's semen to Malaysia and Uganda for artificial insemination, South Korea's Yonhap news agency reported.

NongHyup Agribusiness Group under the National …

9 Stories that will Drive the Global Agenda in 2018

9 Stories that will Drive the Global Agenda in 2018

Will the Security Council Stay Unified on North Korea? (And If Not, Will A Nuclear War Become More Likely?)

North Korea's nuclear provocations escalated sharply in 2017, including several missile launches and a powerful nuclear …

‘Every Day Africa’ Project Aims to Undermine Stereotypes

‘Every Day Africa’ Project Aims to Undermine Stereotypes

WASHINGTON When schoolchildren in Washington, D.C. are asked to say the first thing that comes to mind about Africa, they use words like hot, desert, sand, poverty, hunger, war and Ebola.

These are all accurate …

PRESIDENT MUSEVENI IN KAMPALA TO VISIT TANZANIAN TROOPS INJURED IN DRC WHILE ON UN PEACKEEPING DUTY

PRESIDENT MUSEVENI IN KAMPALA TO VISIT TANZANIAN TROOPS INJURED IN DRC WHILE ON UN PEACKEEPING DUTY

KAMPALA, President Yoweri Museveni of neighbouring Tanzania was in the Ugandan capital, Kampala, on Sunday to visit Tanzanian soldiers who are being treated at Nakasero Hospital here after being injured in the most deadly attack …

HIGH LEVEL REVITALIZATION FORUM FOR THE RESOLUTION OF THE CONFLICT IN SOUTH SUDAN CONCLUDED WITH SIGNING OF AN AGREEMENT ON CESSATION OF HOSTILITIES

HIGH LEVEL REVITALIZATION FORUM FOR THE RESOLUTION OF THE CONFLICT IN SOUTH SUDAN CONCLUDED WITH SIGNING OF AN AGREEMENT ON CESSATION OF HOSTILITIES

The High Level Revitalization Forum was launched on December 18, 2017 by H.E Hailemariam Desalegn, Prime Minister of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia and Chairperson of the IGAD Assembly of Heads of State and …