Daily Archives: January 28, 2018

SOUTH AFRICA: PROCESS TO IMPEACH PRESIDENT HAS BEEN EASED

JOHANNESBURG, The parliamentary process to impeach the president has been made much easier after an agreement to give equal weightings for each political party represented in parliament, eliminating the practice of the majority party using …

CONFLICT, CLIMATE CHANGE ARE MAJOR CHALLENGES BEHIND AFRICA’S HUNGER, POVERTY: UN

ADDIS ABABA, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said on Saturday that conflict and climate change are the major reasons behind Africa’s highest rate of poverty and hunger.

Guterres, while addressing a high-level event on “Ending Hunger …

President Zuma congratulates Prof Millar on winning prestigious AU Award

President Jacob Zuma has congratulated renowned South African scientist, Prof Robert Millar, on winning the prestigious African Union (AU) Kwame Nkrumah Award today, 28 January 2018.

The award was handed out during the opening ceremony …

SENEGALESE PRESIDENT URGES ROBUST EFFORTS IN SCI-TECH FIELD TO BOLSTER AFRICA’S DEVELOPMENT

ADDIS ABABA, President Macky Sall of Senegal has reiterated the core value of education, science and technology to unleash the full potential of Africa towards socio-economic development.

The president made the remarks during the Inaugural …

UN Peacekeeper Killed in Democratic Republic of the Congo

A United Nations peacekeeper from Pakistan was killed in an ambush Saturday in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. He was deployed with the U.N. Stabilization Mission in the DRC, also know by its French …