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South Africa puts on hold ratifying ILO’s Convention 122

South Africa puts on hold ratifying ILO’s Convention 122

JOHANNESBURG, The South African government have agreed to put on hold the signing of the International Labour Organization's Employment Policy Convention No. 122 in favour of developing the country's National Labour Policy first.

This decision …

South Africa puts on hold ratifying ILO’s Convention 122

South Africa puts on hold ratifying ILO’s Convention 122

JOHANNESBURG, The South African government have agreed to put on hold the signing of the International Labour Organization's Employment Policy Convention No. 122 in favour of developing the country's National Labour Policy first.

This decision …

UGANDA TO BENEFIT FROM THE NEW PARTNERSHIP FOR DEVELOPMENT IN EDUCATION

UGANDA TO BENEFIT FROM THE NEW PARTNERSHIP FOR DEVELOPMENT IN EDUCATION

Amb. Patrick MUGOYA, Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Uganda and Mr. Toon Be BRUYN, VVOB Country Representative today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for the Development in …

U.S. Department of State Announces Updates to Safety and Security Messaging for U.S. Travelers

U.S. Department of State Announces Updates to Safety and Security Messaging for U.S. Travelers

On April 9, 2019, the Department of State introduced a new risk indicator to our public Travel Advisories in order to communicate more clearly to U.S. citizens the risks of kidnapping and hostage taking by …

Cyclone Idai’s Death Toll Stands at 847, Cholera Cases Rise

Cyclone Idai’s Death Toll Stands at 847, Cholera Cases Rise

BEIRA, MOZAMBIQUE Hundreds of thousands of people are in need of food, water and shelter after Cyclone Idai battered Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi.

As of Monday, at least 847 people had been reported killed by …

South Africa: Pretoria Permanently Withdraws Its Ambassador From Israel

South Africa: Pretoria Permanently Withdraws Its Ambassador From Israel

JOHANNESBURG, International Relations Minister Lindiwe Sisulu says withdrawing South Africa ambassador from Tel Aviv is just 'stage one' in downgrading relations with Israel.

The South African government has implemented what International Relations Minister Sisulu calls …

South Africa: Pretoria Permanently Withdraws Its Ambassador From Israel

South Africa: Pretoria Permanently Withdraws Its Ambassador From Israel

JOHANNESBURG, International Relations Minister Lindiwe Sisulu says withdrawing South Africa ambassador from Tel Aviv is just 'stage one' in downgrading relations with Israel.

The South African government has implemented what International Relations Minister Sisulu calls …

Trade agreement bolsters South Africa exports into Brazil

Trade agreement bolsters South Africa exports into Brazil

BRASILIA, The preferential trade agreement between the Southern African Customs Unions (SACU) and the Southern Common Market (Mercosur) trade blocs has led to a steady increase of South African exports into Brazil.

This is according …

Trade agreement bolsters South Africa exports into Brazil

Trade agreement bolsters South Africa exports into Brazil

BRASILIA, The preferential trade agreement between the Southern African Customs Unions (SACU) and the Southern Common Market (Mercosur) trade blocs has led to a steady increase of South African exports into Brazil.

This is according …

South Africa’s Xenophobic Violence Doesn’t Deter Desperate Migrants

South Africa’s Xenophobic Violence Doesn’t Deter Desperate Migrants

JOHANNESBURG Three Mkhalipi brothers describe every day of their lives in South Africa as a struggle. But even in the midst of a recent swell in xenophobic violence, these Malawian nationals say they'd rather face …

South Africa’s Xenophobic Violence Doesn’t Deter Desperate Migrants

South Africa’s Xenophobic Violence Doesn’t Deter Desperate Migrants

JOHANNESBURG Three Mkhalipi brothers describe every day of their lives in South Africa as a struggle. But even in the midst of a recent swell in xenophobic violence, these Malawian nationals say they'd rather face …

South Africa’s Xenophobic Violence Doesn’t Deter Desperate Migrants

South Africa’s Xenophobic Violence Doesn’t Deter Desperate Migrants

JOHANNESBURG Three Mkhalipi brothers describe every day of their lives in South Africa as a struggle. But even in the midst of a recent swell in xenophobic violence, these Malawian nationals say they'd rather face …

UN Urges International Community to Invest in Mali’s Humanitarian Needs

UN Urges International Community to Invest in Mali’s Humanitarian Needs

GENEVA, SWITZERLAND The U.N. Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs warns the security situation in Mali will continue to spiral downward unless the international community invests more heavily in addressing the humanitarian crisis that …