Monthly Archives: January 2017

South Africa: Minister Siyabonga Cwele On Implementation of SA Post Office Turnaround Plan

The Minister of Telecommunications And Postal Services, Dr. Siyabonga Cwele says the South African Post Office is turning around and ready to play its part in delivering more services to all citizensThe Minister of Telecommunications and Postal Service...

Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma condemns terrorist attack on AMISOM base and commends AMISOM forces for swift action

The Chairperson of the African Union Commission, H.E Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, strongly condemns the terrorist attack perpetrated this morning on an AMISOM camp at Kolbiyow, in Lower Juba, Somalia. AMISOM troops have valiantly repulsed the attack by Al ...

Security Council Sanctions Committee Concerning Central African Republic Convenes Meeting with Regional States in Connection with Final Report of Panel of Experts

The Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 2127 (2013) concerning the Central African Republic held a meeting with representatives of the Central African Republic, Cameroon, Chad, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Republic of the...

Warning of dire food shortages in Horn of Africa, UN agriculture agency calls for urgent action

With only one-quarter of expected rainfall received in the Horn of Africa in the October-December period, the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) today called for an immediate response to prevent widespread drought conditions from becoming a catastrophe.

The magnitude of the

Dubai to Host 7th Annual Investment Meeting (AIM) 2017 under the theme Global Investment, Path to Competitiveness and Development

The 7th Annual Investment Meeting (AIM) (www.AIMCongress.com/en/Conference-Programme) is set to run from April 2-4, 2017, at the Dubai World Trade Center. Held under the patronage of HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the

African Union Handbook launched

The African Union Commissioner (AUC) and New Zealand launched the 2017 edition of the African Union Handbook on Friday.The African Union Handbook was first launched in 2014 as part of an ongoing collaboration between the AUC and the Republic of

Fake Leopard Skins used in South Africa to Save Live Cats

EBUHLENI, SOUTH AFRICA � At least 1,200 men in ceremonial attire danced at a mainly Zulu gathering in South Africa on Sunday, wearing a mix of hides of illegally hunted leopards and Chinese-made, spotted capes designed by conservationists to reduce

President Zuma sends farewell wishes to journalist Mr Nhlakanipho Zulu on retirement

President Jacob Zuma has conveyed good wishes to Mr Nhlakanipho Zulu, SABC editor and head of news and current affairs in KwaZulu-Natal on his retirement after a long illustrious career at the country's public broadcaster.Mr Zulu is highly regarded for...