Daily Archives: February 19, 2017

Africa: Recent Killings in the Democratic Republic of Congo


Press Statement

Mark C. Toner

Acting Spokesperson

Washington, DC
February 19, 2017


The United States is deeply concerned by video footage that appears to show elements of the armed forces of the Democratic Republic of Congo

Fneish: Whoever thinks of weakening resistance ignores Lebanon's interest

NNA – Minister of Youth and Sports, Mohammad Fneish, said on Sunday that whoever thinks of weakening the capacity of the resistance does not know Lebanon’s interest.

Minister Fneish, who spoke during a ceremony in …

Khalil: Salary scale approval is State's duty

NNA – Minister of Finance, Ali Hassan Khalil, said that it is the State’s duty to approve the salary scale, noting that the approval of the budget can lead to the wage scale approval, and …

Progress being made in implementing ICT policy

Pretoria – Telecommunications and Postal Services Minister Siyabonga Cwele on Friday held a consultation meeting with the ICT sector regarding progress being made in the implementation of the National Integrated ICT Policy White Paper.

“We …

Parliament sets the record straight on bursaries for staff

Pretoria – Parliament on Sunday refuted the claims made in several media reports over the criteria used to allocate bursaries.

“In 2016 Parliament invited staff members to apply for bursaries to study for this year …