Daily Archives: May 18, 2014

Africa: Briefing From Paris, France

Briefing From Paris, France

Special Briefing

Wendy R. Sherman
Under Secretary for Political Affairs 
Linda Thomas-Greenfield
Assistant Secretary, Bureau of African Affairs
Tina S. Kaidanow
Ambassador-at-Large and Coordinator for Counterterrorism 

Paris, France
May 17, …

SA eyes stronger ties with new Indian govt

Pretoria: President Jacob Zuma was among the first few world leaders to offer congratulations and good wishes to Prime Minister-elect of India, Narendra Modi, for winning the general elections in India.

“With India under the …

Mine-owners, workers must work together: Premier

Pretoria: Government has urged mine-owners and workers to work together in order to end protracted strike in the platinum belt.

“Political opportunism and grandstanding should make way for intense and focused negotiations aimed at breaking …

UN urges Guinea-Bissau to vote in today’s presidential run-off

Pretoria: UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has called on voters in Guinea-Bissau to continue to show their sense of civic duty in today’s presidential run-off, which is expected to bring the country’s transition period to an …