Category Archives: Education

Statistician-General Pali Lehohla briefs media on conclusion of first UN World Data Forum

The UN World Data Forum to close with an outline of Global Action Plan on achieving Sustainable Development Goals and announcement of host country for second World Data Forum

The 1st UN World Data Forum, …

INTERVIEW: Data and accurate information ‘critical’ in implementation of Agenda 2030

The first-ever United Nations World Data Forum is set to kick off in Cape Town, South Africa, on 15 January 2017, with the aim of increasing political and resource support for statistical capacity building worldwide.…

President Zuma saddened by passing of jazz legend Ms Thandi Klassen

President Jacob Zuma has expressed deep sadness and extended his heartfelt condolences on the passing of legendary jazz musician and recipient of the National Order of the Baobab, Ms Thandi Klassen, who passed away today, …

Amid progress in West Africa and the Sahel, UN envoy warns of region’s political challenges

Briefing the Security Council on the situation in West Africa and the Sahel region, a senior United Nations official cited a rising tide of democracy throughout the continent, noting that a number of countries had …

Cyprus: A Historic Venue of Big Power Intrigues

LONDON � Cyprus, a small, divided island nation in the eastern Mediterranean Sea, has played an outsized role throughout history because of its status as a jewel coveted by much bigger powers.

Its strategic location …

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