Daily Archives: April 3, 2018

SOUTH KOREA: CORRUPTION VERDICT ON FORMER PRES PARK TO BE TELEVISED LIVE

SEOUL– The corruption verdict and sentencing of South Korea’s former president Park Geun-hye will be televised live, in a case that could see her jailed for 30 years.

The 66-year-old Park, daughter of a former …

GHANA TO HOST AFRICAN CONFERENCE ON DOMESTIC REVENUE MOBILIZATION

ACCRA — Ghana’s Ministry of Finance (MoF), in co-operation with the African Centre for Economic Transformation (ACET) and the International Monetary Fund (IMF), will organize a conference on Moving Beyond Aid: Domestic Revenue Mobilization” for …

AFDB URGES AFRICAN GOVERNMENTS TO WORK FOR AFGRO-INDUSTRIALIZATION

ACCRA — African Development Bank (AfDB) President Dr Akinwumi Adesina has called for a more aggressive push towards agro-industrialization by African governments so as to drive sustainable economic growth on thecontinent.

It is time the …

ISRAELI PM SUSPENDS DEAL TO RESETTLE AFRICAN ASYLUM SEEKERS

JERUSALEM – Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, said on Monday, he is suspending a landmark agreement with the UN, to resettle African asylum seekers, hours after he first announced the deal.

The resettlement deal was …

Environmental Affairs ready for upcoming winter fire season

Department of Environmental Affairs’ Working on Fire team ready for upcoming winter fire season

The Department of Environmental Affairs’ Working on Fire has been hard at work during the last few months as its firefighters …