Daily Archives: February 26, 2017

South Africa: True Cost of SONA Revealed – R11 Million and Counting

Replies to questions I submitted immediately following the State of the Nation Address (SONA) have revealed that the cost of the 2017 edition has reached an astonishing R11 million.

On 2 February, Secretary to Parliament …

Clinics must offer refuge, compassion, safety

Pretoria – Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa says a clinic must be a source of knowledge for residents, a refuge for those injured and in need of emergency care.

He was addressing the official handover of …

Western Sahara: UN chief concerned over tensions near UN buffer strip

The UN Secretary-General has expressed concern over increased tensions near Guerguerat village in the buffer strip in southern Western Sahara.

Antonio Guterres’ comments came in a statement issued on Sunday by his spokesperson.

Western Sahara …

President Zuma pays tribute to Judge Moosa

Pretoria – President Jacob Zuma has extended his heartfelt condolences on the passing of former Judge of the Supreme Court of South Africa and former human rights lawyer, Judge Essa Moosa, who passed away on …

SUDAN VP MEETS DELEGATIONS OF AFRICAN AND LATAM POLITICAL PARTIES

KHARTOUM, The First Vice-President of the Republic, Lt. Gen. Bakri Hassan Salih met in the Republican Palace, Saturday, with delegations of the Conference of African Parties-the Permanent Committee- and the Council of Latin American and …