Monthly Archives: February 2018

Daily Press Briefing by the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General

The following is a near-verbatim transcript of today’s noon briefing by Stephane Dujarric, Spokesman for the Secretary-General.

**Mali

We have just received information from the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA), indicating …

CABINET RESHUFFLE BRINGS CHANGE TO SOUTH AFRICA’S ECONOMIC PORTFOLIO

PRETORIA, The Cabinet reshuffle announced by President Cyril Ramaphosa on Monday night will bring changes in the economic portfolio with Nhlanhla Nene returning as Finance Minister after being dropped by former president jacob Zuma in …

Lion Kills Woman at Refuge of South African ‘Lion Whisperer’

JOHANNESBURG A lion that mauled a young woman to death in South Africa was under the care of a man known as the “lion whisperer” for his close interactions with the predators.

Kevin Richardson, who …

Deputy Minister Hendrietta Bogopane-Zulu attends research symposium focusing on Violence against Women and Children, 1 to 2 Mar

Research Symposium to focus on Violence against Women and Children

The Deputy Minister of Social Development, Mrs Hendrietta Bogopane-Zulu, will on 01 and 02 March (Thursday and Friday) attend a two days research symposium focusing …

Western Cape Transport and Pubic Works on road fatalities over festive season

Festive season road deaths spike amidst increase in driver and passenger fatalities

This past December 2017/January 2018 festive season has been one of the more challenging yet, with our traffic officers having to contend with …