Daily Archives: December 31, 2018

Gambia’s Journalists, Free from Dictator, Work to Win Trust

DAKAR, SENEGAL Journalists in Gambia have launched a self-regulatory body they hope will offer legitimacy, and far more freedom, to media emerging from a dictatorship that ruled the tiny West African nation for more than …

Deputy Minister Fatima Chohan visits Tygerberg Hospital, 1 Jan

Home Affairs Deputy Minister to handover birth certificates and octopals to premature babies during New Year’s Day visit to Tygerberg Hospital.

The Deputy Minister of Home Affairs, Ms Fatima Chohan, will visit Tygerberg Hospital between …

President saddened by Wupperthal devastation

President Cyril Ramaphosa has expressed his sadness at the destruction by fire of community amenities and cultural assets at the Moravian mission station of Wupperthal in the Western Cape.

The blaze on Sunday, 30 December …

Chad Frees Nearly 60 Amnestied ‘Political’ Prisoners

N’DJAMENA Chad’s President Idriss Deby on Monday freed nearly 60 detainees considered political prisoners by rights groups as part of a general amnesty for former rebels, the country’s justice minister told AFP.

Those released included …

Kenyan GDP Growth at 6 Percent in Third Quarter 2018

NAIROBI Kenya’s economy expanded faster in the third quarter of this year than in the same period last year due to strong performance in the agriculture and construction sectors, the statistics office said on Monday.…