Category Archives: Medical & Health Care

Experts: Africa ‘Hemorrhaging’ Billions in Illicit Financial Flows

YAOUNDE Africa loses an estimated $50 billion a year to illicit financial flows, leaving governments strapped for cash and dependent on development aid.

The continent is “hemorrhaging” money because of the failure of countries to …

SOUTH AFRICAN CABINET EXPRESSES REGRET OVER GM’S PULLOUT DECISION

PRETORIA,The South African Cabinet has noted with regret the decision by General Motors South Africa (Pty) Ltd to phase out the manufacturing and sale of Chevrolet vehicles in the country, noting the “dire consequences” the …

SOUTH AFRICAN STEEL FUND BECOMES OPERATIONAL IN JUNE

CAPE TOWN, A 1.5-billion-Rand (about 116.2 million US dollars) fund aimed at improving the competitiveness of the South African steel industry will come into effect next month, says Economic Development Minister Ebrahim Patel.

Briefing the …

With focus on natural disasters, UN risk reduction forum opens in Mexico

Opening a major United Nations conference on risk reduction in Cancun, Mexico, Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed cautioned that the world would not reach its development goals without tackling climate change and disaster risk.

Human and …

SOUTH AFRICAN MEN TOLD TO BE STAND UP TO VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN, CHILDREN

CAPE TOWN, Minister in the Presidency responsible for Women Susan Shabangu has called on South African men and inter-faith organizations to take a stand and be counted in the fight against violence targeting women and …

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