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Minister Jeff Radebe to Deliver a Keynote Address at the Annual Township Entrepreneurs Alliance (TEA)

Minister Jeff Radebe to Deliver a Keynote Address at the Annual Township Entrepreneurs Alliance (TEA)

The Minister in the Presidency for Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation and Chairperson of the National Planning Commission, Jeff Radebe, will deliver a keynote address at the 3rd Annual Township Entrepreneurs Alliance (TEA) on 18 November …

Activists Urge Arrest of Sudan President Bashir in Uganda

Activists Urge Arrest of Sudan President Bashir in Uganda

WASHINGTON/JUBA, SOUTH SUDAN Human rights activists are urging Ugandan officials to arrest Sudan President Omar al-Bashir, who is in Uganda for a three-day official visit, and turn him over to the International Criminal Court to …

Un champion olympique de Londres devient un fan la ville de Sanya

Un champion olympique de Londres devient un fan la ville de Sanya

LE CAP, Afrique du Sud, 30 octobre 2017 /PRNewswire/– Le 25 octobre, l’athlète sud-africain Cameron van der Burgh qui a remporté la médaille d’or du 100 mètres brasse masculin et établi ainsi un nouveau record …

London Olympic champion becomes the fan of Sanya city

London Olympic champion becomes the fan of Sanya city

CAPE TOWN, South Africa, Oct. 29, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — On 25th October, South African athlete Cameron van der Burgh who won the gold medal in the Men’s 100-meter breaststroke in a new world record …

“Epidemic” of violence against women in Solomons can end

“Epidemic” of violence against women in Solomons can end

The "epidemic" of violence against women in the Solomon Islands can be stopped and the whole Pacific region is already taking "proactive steps".

That's the view of Yannick Glemarec, deputy chief of UN Women, the …

South Sudan’s youth: perpetrators or peacebuilders?

South Sudan’s youth: perpetrators or peacebuilders?

There are no opportunities for youth here, said Yar, a 20-year-old South Sudanese refugee from Jonglei, stuck in the Nyumanzi refugee settlement in northern Uganda.

Her words were echoed in conversations I had throughout my …

Mugabe Removed as WHO Goodwill Ambassador

Mugabe Removed as WHO Goodwill Ambassador

The World Health Organization rescinded Sunday its appointment of Zimbabwe's longtime President Robert Mugabe as a goodwill ambassador.

"I have listened carefully to all who have expressed their concerns, and heard the different issues that …

WESTERN CAPE PROVINCE LEADING SOUTH AFRICA IN DEVELOPMENT OF GREEN ENERGY

WESTERN CAPE PROVINCE LEADING SOUTH AFRICA IN DEVELOPMENT OF GREEN ENERGY

CAPE TOWN, Western Cape Province is leading South Africa's green energy revolution through a combination of water and power-saving initiatives, says its Premier, Helen Zille.

Speaking when she unveiled solar panels used at government buildings …

Uganda Confirms 1 Death From Ebola-like Marburg Virus

Uganda Confirms 1 Death From Ebola-like Marburg Virus

KAMPALA Uganda's ministry of health confirmed Thursday that one person has died of Marburg hemorrhagic fever, a close relative of the Ebola virus. Surveillance teams have deployed to the affected district in the eastern part …

STUDENTS AT UGANDAN UNIVERSITY RIOT OVER DIRTY TOILETS

STUDENTS AT UGANDAN UNIVERSITY RIOT OVER DIRTY TOILETS

KAMPALA, There was commotion at Kyambogo University, Uganda's second largest institution of higher learning, here Tuesday as students from the Special Needs and Rehabilitation Department demonstrated with placards and others with sticks and tree branches …

If UN is to be credible, it must act on Burundi before it’s too late

If UN is to be credible, it must act on Burundi before it’s too late

The Burundian government carries the primary responsibility for protecting its citizens from crimes against humanity, but instead it's the main abuser.

A UN Commission of Inquiry reported last month that the security forces, the intelligence …

If UN is to be credible, it must act on Burundi before it’s too late

If UN is to be credible, it must act on Burundi before it’s too late

The Burundian government carries the primary responsibility for protecting its citizens from crimes against humanity, but instead it's the main abuser.

A UN Commission of Inquiry reported last month that the security forces, the intelligence …

DRC Lawmakers: Militants Ambush, Kill Travelers in Northeast

DRC Lawmakers: Militants Ambush, Kill Travelers in Northeast

GOMA, DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO Militants ambushed a group of about 30 civilians in northeastern Congo and killed many of them before fighting a fierce battle with the army, politicians said on Sunday.

The attack …