Daily Archives: September 2, 2018

BULGARIA REPORTS ITS FIRST OUTBREAK OF AFRICAN SWINE FEVER

SOFIA– Bulgaria reported its first outbreak of African swine fever on Friday, with authorities saying seven backyard pigs at a farm close to the Romanian border had been infected with the disease.

African swine fever …

SOUTH AFRICA: CULTURE MINISTER LAUNCHES HERITAGE MONTH

KWAZULU-NATAL (SOUTH AFRICA)– Arts and Culture Minister Nathi Mthethwa on Saturday officially launched Heritage Month at the Nelson Mandela Capture Site, in Howick, KwaZulu-Natal.

September marks the annual Heritage Month in South Africa. Heritage Month …

SOUTH AFRICA: SABC NEEDS TO REPOSITION ITSELF – COMMUNICATION MINISTER

POLOKWANE (SOUTH AFRICA)– Communications Minister Nomvula Mokonyane says there is a need for the South African Broadcast Corporation (SABC) to re-position itself.

“We cannot continue with the SABC of 1948,” Mokonyane said.

Addressing staff at …

ETHIOPIA OFFERS SUPPORT TO CITIZENS IN SOUTH AFRICA AS ONE NATIONAL KILLED

ADDIS ABABA–The Ethiopian government on Saturday disclosed moves to support its citizens in South Africa as one national was confirmed dead due to an anti-foreigner violence that affected parts of South Africa over the week.…

CONFLICTS MAY HAVE KILLED 5 MILLION CHILDREN IN AFRICA – RESEARCHER

PARIS– Injury, disease, and hunger caused by armed conflict in Africa may have killed as many as five million children under five from 1995 to 2015, says a study.

Of these, about three million were …