Daily Archives: January 18, 2018

CHINESE FM CONFIDENT CHINA, AFRICA WILL BECOME CLOSER PARTNERS THROUGH BRI

SAO TOME, China and African countries will certainly become closer co-operative partners through co-operation under the Belt and Road initiative, says Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi

He made the remarks at a media briefing here …

Sudan Holding Journalists Who Were Arrested While Covering Protests

KHARTOUM, SUDAN Authorities in Sudan were holding an Agence France-Presse journalist on Thursday after he was arrested a day earlier while covering demonstrations against rising food prices that were dispersed by police.

Abdelmoneim Abu Idris …

Chibok Girls Changed by Shame, Stockholm Syndrome

ABUJA Connections formed by years of captivity and shame at marrying militants might explain why some Chibok girls have chosen not to return home from their Boko Haram ordeal, experts say.

Their militant Islamist captors …

SOUTH AFRICAN RULING PARTY’S NEC HOLDS TWO-DAY MEETING

JOHANNESBURG, The National Executive Committee (NEC) of the African National Congress (ANC) is holding a special two-day meeting beginning Thursday as speculation mounts that the ruling party’s top body may recall President Jacob Zuma to …

Governor Lesetja Kganyago: Statement of Monetary Policy Committee on 18 January 2018

Statement of the Monetary Policy Committee Issued by Lesetja Kganyago, Governor of the South African Reserve Bank

In recent weeks, some of the risks to the inflation outlook have dissipated somewhat. The rand appreciated following …