Daily Archives: September 15, 2018

KENYAN DP RUTO URGES AFRICAN NATIONS TO JOIN TFTA

BRAZZAVILLE (CONGO)– Kenyan Deputy President William Ruto is persuading African countries yet to join the Tripartite Free Trade Area (TFTA) to do so in order to maximize on trade benefits.

Ruto who is in the …

SOUTH AFRICA: CALL TO STOP CHILD MURDERS, ABDUCTIONS

PRETORIA– South Africa’s Social Development Minister Susan Shabangu has called on delegates at the National Summit on Crime and Violence Prevention to deliberate on how to curb the rising reports of child murders and abductions.…

SOUTH AFRICA, PALESTINE SEAL TOURISM DEAL

JOHANNESBURGH– South Africa and Palestine have signed a landmark tourism cooperation agreement between the two countries at Constitutional Hill in Johannesburg.

Tourism Minister Derek Hanekom and his Palestinian counterpart, RulaMa’Ayah Minister of Tourism and Antiquities …

After Horrific Attack, Ethiopian Immigrant Rebuilds Her Life

On a chilly evening in February, SelamawitTefera left work and returned to the house she rented in Hyattsville, Maryland.

Selamawit, an Ethiopian immigrant, had arrived in the United States two years earlier. Back home, she …

SOUTH AFRICA: THREE HELD FOR ILLEGAL POSSESSION OF ELEPHANT IVORY

MIDRAND (SOUTH AFRICA)– Three men have been arrested for the illegal possession and sale of elephant ivory in Midrand.

The arrest of these suspects and the recovery of an elephant tusk during a joint operation …