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Prophet RAEL in support of President Ramaphosa’s policy of land redistribution in South Africa

Prophet RAEL in support of President Ramaphosa’s policy of land redistribution in South Africa

ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast, Feb. 28, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Rael, spiritual leader of the International Raelian Movement (IRM), has expressed his full support to the President of the Republic of South Africa, Cyril Ramaphosa, for his

From recipient to donor: Republic of Korea makes its largest ever contribution to WFP

From recipient to donor: Republic of Korea makes its largest ever contribution to WFP

This is what we dream of, said David Beasley, WFP Executive Director. A country that used to rely on WFP now stands as one of our strongest allies in saving lives � it's an exceptional …

NEW REPORT CASTS SPOTLIGHT ON MALNUTRITION AMONG SOUTH AFRICAN CHILDREN

NEW REPORT CASTS SPOTLIGHT ON MALNUTRITION AMONG SOUTH AFRICAN CHILDREN

PRETORIA, While government feeding programmes are in place, intervention is needed to prevent malnutrition in young children in South Africa, a report released by Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) says.

The report on Early Childhood …

SOUTH AFRICA’S DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC PROSECUTIONS TO ARGUE FOR HIS FUTURE WEDNESDAY

SOUTH AFRICA’S DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC PROSECUTIONS TO ARGUE FOR HIS FUTURE WEDNESDAY

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa's National Director of Public Prosecutions, Shaun Abrahams, will argue alone at the Constitutional Court here Wednesday that his appointment is valid following the setting aside of his appointment by a full bench …

Women carry the burden of Ugandan war trauma

Women carry the burden of Ugandan war trauma

Beatrice Adyero* woke up one July morning in 2002 to news that completely shattered her life. Her husband, four sons, and a daughter-in-law were among 56 civilians abducted and killed by the Lord’s Resistance Army …

Code for Africa and Radiant.Earth Aim to Grow Data Journalism in Africa

Code for Africa and Radiant.Earth Aim to Grow Data Journalism in Africa

WASHINGTON, Feb. 27, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Code for Africa, the continent’s largest federation of civic technology and data journalism labs, and Radiant.Earth, a non-profit advocating for open geospatial data for positive global …

Precision Aviation Group (PAG) and UTC Aerospace Systems sign MRO & distribution deal for AS350 Main & Tail Rotor Servos

Precision Aviation Group (PAG) and UTC Aerospace Systems sign MRO & distribution deal for AS350 Main & Tail Rotor Servos

ATLANTA, Feb. 27, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Precision Aviation Group, Inc. (PAG), a leading provider of products and value-added services to the worldwide aerospace and defense industry, is pleased to announce the recent signing of an …

Dr. Guislain Museum and Janssen Now Accepting Global Nominations for 2018 “Breaking the Chains of Stigma” Award

Dr. Guislain Museum and Janssen Now Accepting Global Nominations for 2018 “Breaking the Chains of Stigma” Award

– Recognizing Advocates Making a Difference to Destigmatize Mental Illness –

GHENT, Belgium, Feb. 27, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — The Dr. Guislain Museum in Ghent, Belgium and Janssen Research & Development, LLC (“Janssen”), today announced that …

Dry weather conditions and high temperatures likely to reduce harvests in Southern Africa

Dry weather conditions and high temperatures likely to reduce harvests in Southern Africa

Poor rains and hot temperatures triggered water stress and adversely affected crop development in several areas of Southern Africa, FAO said today.

While cereal stocks in the region are ample, the spell of dry weather …

Uganda Ruling Party Wants to Extend President’s Rule to 2035

Uganda Ruling Party Wants to Extend President’s Rule to 2035

Uganda's ruling party is pushing for a referendum that could extend the longtime president's rule to 2035.

Rogers Mulindwa, a spokesman for the National Resistance Movement party, says the referendum to extend the president's term …

SOUTH AFRICAN TRADITIONAL LEADERS WARNED TO BE WARY OF CULT CHURCHES

SOUTH AFRICAN TRADITIONAL LEADERS WARNED TO BE WARY OF CULT CHURCHES

PRETORIA-- The chairperson of the Congress of Traditional Leaders of South Africa (Contralesa) in Eastern Cape Province, Chief Mwelo Nonkonyana, has urged traditional leaders in rural areas to be vigilant against cult churches after last …

NATIONAL EXCO OF SOUTH AFRICA’S ANC PARTY HOLDING SPECIAL MEETING

NATIONAL EXCO OF SOUTH AFRICA’S ANC PARTY HOLDING SPECIAL MEETING

PRETORIA-- The National Executive Committee (NEC), the top decision-making body of the African National Congress (ANC), South Africa's ruling party, is holding a special meeting here to address a number of issues.

President Cyril Ramaphosa …

Mauritania Issues Birth Certificates for Malian Refugee Children

Mauritania Issues Birth Certificates for Malian Refugee Children

The U.N. refugee agency reports the Mauritanian Government is issuing birth certificates to thousands of Malian refugee children who were born in Mbera camp, conferring important legal protections upon them.

Refugee children who lack a …