Daily Archives: April 15, 2018

Government declares special official funeral for Dr Zola Skweyiya

Statement by the Minister in the Presidency, Planning Monitoring and Evaluation, Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma on behalf of the Inter Ministerial Committee on State Funerals on the arrangements for the Memorial and Funeral Service of …

South Sudan’s Refugee Flow is Often a Children’s crisis

The flood of South Sudanese refugees from the country’s 5-year civil war has been called a children’s crisis.

More than 60 percent of the well over one million refugees who have poured into neighboring Uganda …

AFRICAN UNION MULLS GRADUAL REDUCTION OF TROOPS IN SOMALIA

MOGADISHU–The African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) has kicked off plans for gradual reduction of troops in the Horn of Africa nation.

Deputy Special Representative of the Chairperson of the AU Commission (DSRCC) for Somalia …

SOUTH AFRICA: BLACK PROFESSIONALS TO TRANSFORM ENERGY SECTOR

JOHANNESBURG– South Africa’s Energy Minister Jeff Radebe says the launch of the Black Energy Professionals Association (BEPA) will allow black professionals to get their hands dirty and work towards transformation in the energy sector.

The …

SOUTH AFRICA: POLICE WELCOME LIFE SENTENCE FOR MOTHER OF RAPED 2-MONTH-OLD BABY

PRETORIA– South Africa’s National Police Commissioner General Khehla Sitole has welcomed the conviction and sentencing of a 29-year-old mother in connection with the rape of her two-month-old baby.

In November last year, a doctor at …