Daily Archives: November 3, 2018

SOUTH AFRICA: DELEGATES COMMIT TO EFFECTIVE RESPONSE TO GENDER-BASED VIOLENCE

PRETORIA– South Africa Presidential Summit on Gender-Based Violence (GBV) and Femicide has ended on a high note with all stakeholders re-affirming their commitment to a united, comprehensive and effective response to GBV.

The two-day summit, …

SOUTH AFRICA: PRES RAMAPHOSA FIRES SUSPENDED TAX BOSS MOYANE

PRETORIA– South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has fired with immediate effect the suspended head of the South African Revenue Service (SARS) Tom Moyane, his spokeswoman KhuselaDiko said.

Judge Robert Nugent, who is heading an inquiry …

China Seeks to Rebrand Global Image With Import Expo

Facing a blizzard of trade complaints, China is throwing an “open for business” import fair hosted by President Xi Jinping to rebrand itself as a welcoming market and positive global force.

More than 3,000 companies …

After Long Struggle, New Caledonia Set for Independence Vote

New Caledonia, a French archipelago in the South Pacific, votes Sunday on whether to become the world’s newest state in a referendum on independence that is the result of a 30-year decolonization process.

It is …

MOROCCO IMPOSES ONLINE ENTRY PERMIT RULE FOR AFRICAN TRAVELLERS

RABAT– Morocco, struggling with an influx of African migrants seeking passage to nearby Europe, imposed a new rule requiring such travellers to fill out an online travel form for approval at least 96 hours before …