Monthly Archives: January 2018

DECENT JOBS STILL THE PRIORITY FOR GOVT, SAYS SOUTH AFRICAN DEPUTY PRESIDENT

PRETORIA– South African Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa says the government remains committed to creating decent work on a scale which can make a decisive impact on poverty and inequality rates in the country.

That requires …

ESKOM’S NEW CEO CONFIDENT FINANCIALLY TROUBLED POWER UTILITY CAN TURN THE CORNER

JOHANNESBURG– Despite South African power utility Eskom facing many challenges, its newly appointed interim Group Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Phakamani Hadebe is confident that the State-owned company can turn the corner.

I am confident that …

Delegates Discuss Efforts to End Poverty amid Rising Inequality, Unprecedented Human Displacement, as Social Development Commission Continues Session

Delegates from around the world shared their experiences in combating poverty against the backdrop of both long standing and emerging challenges � including an unprecedented global displacement crisis, protracted conflicts and a rising tide of …

Kenyan Government Warns of Arrests Over Odinga’s ‘Inauguration’

Kenya’s interior minister warns that arrests may be in store in relation to opposition leader Raila Odinga’s self-inauguration ceremony Tuesday as the people’s president. Meanwhile, authorities say local media stations prevented from broadcasting Tuesday’s event …

North West Legislature meets North West Education to address school challenges, 1 Feb

North West Legislature Committee on Education to meet department over progress on addressing challenges affecting schools in the province

On Thursday, 1 February 2018, the Portfolio Committee on Education and Sports, Arts, Culture and Traditional …