Daily Archives: February 18, 2018

Gang Rapes in Mali Prompt Anger, Calls for Reform

Two gang rapes, including one filmed and shared widely on social media, have shocked the nation of Mali.

The first case involved four assailants aged 16 to 25 who took turns raping a 14-year-old girl …

Gang Rapes in Mali Prompt Anger, Calls for Reform

Two gang rapes, including one filmed and shared widely on social media, have shocked the nation of Mali.

The first case involved four assailants aged 16 to 25 who took turns raping a 14-year-old girl …

Chinese New Year Skit Sparks Backlash over Relationship with Africa

The Chinese government’s annual New Year’s Gala, televised to millions of households across the mainland, has drawn global criticism for its offensive caricatures and a story line about Africans’ admiration for China.

The 13-minute segment …

Statement on the postponement of Mining Charter application

Following the State of the Nation Address (SONA) on Friday, 16 February 2018, the Presidency has been in discussion with the Chamber of Mines to resolve the impasse over the mining charter and to facilitate …

President Cyril Ramaphosa: South African National Defence Force Inter-Faith Service

Speaking notes of the President of the Republic of South African and the Commander-in-Chief of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) during an interfaith church service in prepareation for the marking of the Armed …