Daily Archives: May 9, 2018

Ethiopia Agrees to Suspend MIDROC Gold Mining After Protests

Pressured by more than a week of sometimes deadly demonstrations, Ethiopia’s mining ministry agreed late Wednesday to suspend the gold-mining operations of a company accused of releasing dangerous contaminants in the country’s south.

The suspension …

Diplomat Faults US Review of Aid for South Sudan

A top South Sudan diplomat in the United States calls the U.S. review of South Sudan assistance a step backward for peace negotiations.

Ambassador Gordon Buay, the charge d’affaires of South Sudan’s embassy in Washington, …

Minister Angie Motshekga: Basic Education Dept Budget Vote 2018/19

Basic Education Budget Vote Speech for the 2018/19 Financial Year, Delivered by the Minister of Basic Education, Mrs Angie Motshekga, MP, at the National Assembly, Cape Town

Honourable Speaker

Honourable Members and Colleagues

Distinguished Guests…

Minister Angie Motshekga: Basic Education Dept Budget Vote 2018/19

Basic Education Budget Vote Speech for the 2018/19 Financial Year, Delivered by the Minister of Basic Education, Mrs Angie Motshekga, MP, at the National Assembly, Cape Town

Honourable Speaker

Honourable Members and Colleagues

Distinguished Guests…

At Dakar Biennale, Africa’s Artists Urged to Seize Chance

Senegal’s old Palais de Justice sits among some of the most sought-after real estate in the capital Dakar, where it shares a stunning sea view with the nearby French ambassador’s residence.

So, many Senegalese were …