Category Archives: Arts and Culture

COMMUNICATIONS MINISTER TO REPRESENT SOUTH AFRICA AT FUNERAL OF ...

PRETORIA, Communications Minister Ayanda Dlodlo will represent South Africa at the funeral of the Namibian freedom fighter, Andimba Toivo ya Toivo, in Windhoek this weekend, Presidency says.

Ya Toivo, who …

Germany Touts Africa Investment as Signature Issue at G-20 Meeting

JOHANNESBURG � A new approach to foreign investment and aid in Africa by the world's richest nations is being called for by Germany's chancellor, before she hosts a meeting of …

Central African Republic Foes Sign Church-mediated Peace Accord

ROME � The government of the Central African Republic and 13 of the 14 armed groups in the country on Monday signed an accord aimed at ending an ethic and …

SOUTH AFRICAN POWER UTILITY SETS UP FIRST BATTERY TEST, DEMONSTRATION ...

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa's State0-owned power utility, Eskom, has established a first of its kind battery test and demonstration facility at its Research and Innovation Centre in Rosherville, Johannesburg.

The objective …

IS Says It Killed 2 Captive Chinese Nationals in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN � Islamic State claimed Thursday that it had killed two captive Chinese nationals in southwestern Pakistan.

The Chinese language instructors, a man and a woman, were kidnapped at …

France Urges U.N. Backing of West Africa Force to Tackle Terrorism, ...

France on Tuesday proposed that the United Nations Security Council back a West African force to combat terrorism, drug and human trafficking by "eradicating the actions" of Islamist militants and …

IDPs Flee Cameroon Camps After Militant Attacks

KOLOFATA, CAMEROON � Hundreds of internally displaced persons in northern Cameroon are deserting camps near the Nigerian border, saying they no longer feel safe after a series of suicide bombings.…

MEC Alan Winde visits Delft as part of Youth Month campaign, 5 Jun

Residents in Delft develop innovative tech businesses

Tomorrow (5 June 2017), as part of his Youth Month campaign, Alan Winde, Minister of Economic Opportunities, will visitCt where residents are building …

Voter Enrollment Starts in Congolese Capital

KINSHASA, CONGO � The voters of the Democratic Republic of Congo should have gone to the polls last November to choose their new head of state.

Instead, presidential and parliamentary …

In US and Abroad, a Worrisome Time for LGBT Activists

In the United States and many other parts of the world, this is a worrisome time for LGBT activists, as the pace of civil rights victories has grown uneven and …