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May Day 2019: Workers Demand Rights, Respect

May Day 2019: Workers Demand Rights, Respect

BERLIN Higher salaries, better working conditions, maternity leave, minimum wage and an end to discrimination against temporary or foreign workers: These were among the concerns as hundreds of thousands of union members and labor activists …

South African Voters, Long Staunch ANC Supporters, Seek Change

South African Voters, Long Staunch ANC Supporters, Seek Change

NORTHERN CAPE, SOUTH AFRICA Like many rural South Africans, 38-year-old nurse Olga Fokazi lives in a town that since 1994 has been ruled by the powerful African National Congress. And like the majority of voters …

AP Explains: Ruling Against Olympian Caster Semenya

AP Explains: Ruling Against Olympian Caster Semenya

GENEVA In one of the most ethically and scientifically challenging cases in modern sports law, two-time Olympic champion Caster Semenya lost her appeal of a rule that requires women to medically reduce their natural levels …

President’s Speech on the occassion of International Labour day

President’s Speech on the occassion of International Labour day

Your Excellency the Vice President;

Rt. Honourable Speaker of Parliament;

Your Lordship the Chief Justice;

Rt. Honourable Deputy Speaker of Parliament;

Rt. Honourable Prime Minister;

Rt. Honourable Deputy Prime Ministers;

The Religious Leaders;

Honourable Ministers;…

UN Panel: South Sudan Killed Activists

UN Panel: South Sudan Killed Activists

A new U.N. report says South Sudanese security agents likely executed two prominent critics of the government who vanished in Kenya in January 2017.

South Sudan's government has repeatedly denied responsibility for the disappearance of …

UN Panel: South Sudan Killed Activists

UN Panel: South Sudan Killed Activists

A new U.N. report says South Sudanese security agents likely executed two prominent critics of the government who vanished in Kenya in January 2017.

South Sudan's government has repeatedly denied responsibility for the disappearance of …

Indonesia proud to host Codex contaminants meeting

Indonesia proud to host Codex contaminants meeting

Penny K. Lukito, Head of the Food and Drug Supervisory Agency of the Republic of Indonesia opened the Codex Committee on Contaminants in Foods (CCCF), held in Yogyakarta, Indonesia 29 April to 3 May, 2019 …

REGIONAL TRAINING ON THE ROLE OF WOMEN IN COUNTERING TERRORISM CONCLUDED

REGIONAL TRAINING ON THE ROLE OF WOMEN IN COUNTERING TERRORISM CONCLUDED

Entebbe, Uganda: IGAD Security Sector Program (IGAD SSP), with support from the European Union Trust Fund (EUTF) through the Austrian Development Agency (ADA) under the IPPSHAR program, concluded the three days training program on the …

1,800 mine workers trapped underground in South Africa

1,800 mine workers trapped underground in South Africa

JOHANNESBURG, At least 1,800 mine workers have been trapped underground after some rails that were being transported underground became loose and collapsed a shaft at a platinum mine in the North West province of South …