Daily Archives: October 27, 2018

BILLIONS OF DOLLARS PLEDGED AS S. AFRICA’S PRESIDENT WOOS INVESTORS AT INVESTMENT CONFERENCE

JOHANNESBURG, S. Africa- With South Africa attempting to attract billions of dollars in investment into its economy, President Cyril Ramaphosa, said, his administration is working hard in addressing all pressing challenges, including regulatory barriers.

“Following …

With 40 Million Forced into Modern Slavery, Third Committee Expert Urges States to Protect Rights of Women, Girls, Companies Must Remedy Violations

Globally, more than 40 million people are subject to modern forms of slavery � 71 per cent of them women and girls � a grave human rights situation exacerbated by gender inequality, poverty, cultural norms …

Interview by Alternate Minister of Foreign Affairs Giorgos Katrougalos in Sunday’s “Real News” with Journalist F. Klavdianos (27 October 2018)

JOURNALIST: When will the next steps be taken for the extension of the territorial waters to 12 miles, and why was the choice made for it to be done through a legislative initiative instead of …

President Ramaphosa to participate in the G20 Africa Summit

President Cyril Ramaphosa will on Sunday, 28 October 2018, embark on a working visit to the Federal Republic of Germany to attend the G20 Africa Conference scheduled for 29 to 30 October 2018 in Berlin. …

Two UN Peacekeepers Killed in Mali Attacks

Two U.N. peacekeepers were killed and several others were wounded in two attacks in central and northern Mali on Saturday, the United Nations mission in the country said.

In a statement, the MINUSMA peacekeeping mission …