Daily Archives: December 10, 2017

UN CALLS ON SOCIAL MEDIA GIANTS TO CONTROL PLATFORMS USED TO LURE AFRICAN MIGRANTS

GENEVA, The U.N. migration agency called on social media giants on Friday to make it harder for people smugglers to use their platforms to lure West African migrants to Libya where they can face detention, …

Ministe Lindiwe Zulu briefs media on achievements and progress of Department of Small Business Development, 12 Dec

Minister of Small Business Development, Ms Lindiwe Zulu, will brief the media on the achievements and progress registered by the department in 2017. During the briefing, Minister Zulu will also highlight some of the key …

Spain Rescues 104 Migrants Crossing Mediterranean Sea

MADRID Spain’s maritime rescue service says it has saved 104 migrants trying to make the perilous crossing of the Mediterranean Sea to Europe from North Africa.

The service says its rescue craft Guardamar Concepcion Arenal …

Kenya’s Opposition Delays Mock “Inauguration” of Odinga

Kenya’s opposition has delayed plans for an “inauguration” ceremony of leader Raila Odinga, who boycotted elections in October, his party said Sunday.

The National Super Alliance (NASA) had planned a mock ceremony to “inaugurate” Odinga …

SOUTH AFRICAN COURT RULES ZUMA APPOINTMENT OF STATE PROSECUTOR INVALID

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa’s High Court ruled on Friday that President Jacob Zuma’s appointment of a state prosecutor to decide whether to reinstate corruption charges against him was not valid and should be set aside immediately.…