Daily Archives: April 12, 2018

Government hosts technical media briefing on preparations for funeral of late Mrs Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, 13 Apr

Members of the media are advised to attend a technical briefing ahead of the funeral service and burial of the late Mrs Winnie Madikizela-Mandela.

The briefing will address logistical issues pertaining to the broadcast, camera …

Deputy Minister Barbara Thomson: Launch of Mayibuye Game Reserve Wildlife Economy Pilot Project

Speech by the Deputy Minister of Environmental Affairs, Ms Barbara Thomson at the launch of the Mayibuye Game Reserve Wildlife Economy Pilot Project, Umkhambathini Local Municipality, 12 April 2018

The Executive Mayor of Msunduzi local …

In Congo, Rwandan Hutus in Limbo as Refugee Status Evaporates

“They are telling me to go. Go where? What would I do back there? Everyone’s dead,” says Gilbert Bigirimana, an 18-year-old Rwandan living in the Republic of Congo who has never set foot on Rwandan …

Study: Popularity of Wildlife Can Harm Public’s Perception

Researchers say the love youngsters have for wildlife may be clouding the public’s mind about how endangered those creatures are.

The study in the journal PLOS Biology lists what the authors say are the world’s …

Meeting on Non-proliferation, Security Council Members Voice Grave Concern over Rapid Increase in Chemical Weapon Attacks

Security Council members citing multiple incidents involving the alleged use of weapons of mass destruction vowed to redouble efforts to keep such deadly agents out of the hands of terrorists and other non-State actors, as …