Category Archives: General

Petitioners Condemn Corruption, Diversion of Aid Intended for Refugee Camps as Fourth Committee Continues Decolonization Debate

Stagnation, corruption and terrible conditions threaten the well-being of young people in Western Sahara’s refugee camps, petitioners from Non Self Governing Territories told the Fourth Committee (Special Political and Decolonization) today, as it continued its …

AFRICA REBOUNDING, BUT MOST PREPARE FOR FUTURE – IMF

JOHANNESBURG– Africa’s GDP growth is rising but it must do more to solidify a fragile recovery and prepare for major disruptions in the global economy, the International Monetary Fund’s top official for Africa said.

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Spain rescuers recover 3 migrant bodies, 35 others saved

Spanish rescue services said Friday they recovered the bodies of three sub-Saharan African migrants in the Mediterranean and saved 35 others who were in a nearby half-sunken boat.

Rescue crews were looking for 18 others …

SOUTH AFRICA: FIGHTING CRIME REMAINS GOVERNMENT’S PRIORITY – CABINET

PRETORIA– Cabinet has reassured South Africans that fighting crime is a top priority and that government will continue to take the necessary steps to ensure a safe and secure environment for all citizens.

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President Cyril Ramaphosa pays tribute to late stalwart Eric “Stalin” Mtshali

President Cyril Ramaphosa has expressed his sadness at the passing away of the liberation struggle stalwart, veteran trade unionist and former Member of Parliament Eric Stalin Mtshali.

The Durban-born MrMtshali passed away today, Friday 12 …