Daily Archives: January 17, 2018

SOUTH AFRICA’S MINING SECTOR EMERGING FROM DOLDRUMS

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa’s mining sector is slowly but surely emerging from the doldrums with the latest available statistics showing that mining output increased by 6.5 per cent year on year in November 2017.

The largest …

Somalia to Probe Evictions of Thousands of Displaced Families

NAIROBI The Somali government responded to widespread criticism by aid agencies on Wednesday, promising to investigate reports that thousands of families fleeing drought and conflict were forcefully evicted from more than 20 informal camps.

The …

Minister Bathabile Dlamini acknowledges academic performance of social grant beneficiaries, 18 Jan

The Minister of Social Development, Ms Bathabile Dlamini, will on Thursday, January 18, acknowledge the academic performance of social grant beneficiaries who wrote their matric in 2017.

She will also recognise the overall performance of …

Government launches Operation Fiela II in Pretoria, 19 Jan

South African Government led by the Justice, Crime Prevention and Security Cluster (JCPS) will launch Operation Fiela II in January 2018. Members of the media are invited to a workshop that will outline the plans …

News in Brief 17 January 2018

Humanitarian situation in DRC deteriorates due to enormous funding gap: IOM

The humanitarian situation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is spiralling out of control due to a “massive escalation” of conflict and …