Category Archives: Politics

Measles – Madagascar: Disease outbreak news (17 January 2019)

WHO is supporting the Ministry of Public Health of Madagascar to respond to an unusually large measles outbreak. Madagascar last experienced measles outbreaks in 2003 and 2004, with reported number of cases at 62 233 …

Ebola virus disease – Democratic Republic of the Congo: Disease outbreak news, 17 January 2019

The Ministry of Health (MoH), WHO and partners continue to respond to the ongoing Ebola virus disease (EVD) outbreak in one of the most complex settings possible. A high number of cases are still being …

Alternate Minister of Foreign Affairs Giorgos Katrougalos to meet with the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation, Alexander Grushko (Ministry of Foreign Affairs, 18 January 2019)

Alternate Minister of Foreign Affairs Giorgos Katrougalos will meet tomorrow, Friday, 18 January 2019, with the Deputy Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of the Russian Federation, Alexander Grushko.

Talks will focus on bilateral affairs, …

Parliament on high number of fatalities recorded during festive season

Transport committee disappointed with the rise in road fatalities and calls for new programmes

The Portfolio Committee on Transport has voiced disappointment in the high number of fatalities recorded on South African roads during the …

Angola’s Oil Reforms: Miracle or Mirage?

JOHANNESBURG Angolan President Joao Lourenco has made headline-grabbing changes in the nation’s vital oil sector since taking power in 2017. Economists say these changes should improve Angola’s economy, and may even provide a model for …