Category Archives: Key Issues

Africa must be allowed to play rightful role in international ...

With the world at a crossroads � battered by climate change, threatened by terrorism and extremism, and struggling with deepening inequality � it is not only time to bolster multilateral …

Facing Crime Wave, Residents in South Sudan Capital Pay Police for ...

JUBA � Residents of South Sudan's capital say they are collecting cash to pay police unofficially to patrol their neighborhoods, amid a crime wave and a cash crunch that means …

EAST AFRICA ENVISAGES UPGRADING 30,000 KM OF ROADS IN NEXT 33 YEARS

EAST AFRICA ENVISAGES UPGRADING 30,000 KM OF ROADS IN NEXT 33 YEARS

DAR-ES-SALAAM, The six member States of the East African Community (EAC) envisage upgrading their 30,000-kilometre road network to …

SOUTH AFRICAN POWER UTILITY STARTS POWER CUTS TO ERRANT MUNICIPALITIES

JOHANNESBURG, South African power utility Eskom says it will begin bulk power interruptions to municipalities with unpaid electricity bills this week in three of the country's nine provinces -- Free …

Africa must unite to make Paris Agreement work

President Jacob Zuma has urged the Committee of African Heads of State and Government on Climate Change to work closely together to make the Paris Agreement a success.

"Climate change …

SOUTH AFRICAN POWER UTILITY STARTS POWER CUTS TO ERRANT MUNICIPALITIES

JOHANNESBURG, South African power utility Eskom says it will begin bulk power interruptions to municipalities with unpaid electricity bills this week in three of the country's nine provinces -- Free …

President Zuma attends African Heads of State and Government Meeting ...

President Jacob Zuma has today, 18 September 2017, attended the Meeting of the Committee of African Heads of State and Government on Climate Change (CAHOSCC) at the United Nations (UN) …

MEC Alan Wind on Robben Island ferry incident

Statement by Alan Winde, Minister of Economic Opportunities on the Robben Island ferry incident

I would like to commend all those involved for their management of this incident.

The crew …

Al-Shabab Fighters Temporarily Occupy Somali Town, Raid Storage ...

Al-Shabab militants have attacked another key town near the border with Kenya, continuing their recent escalation of attacks against government institutions.

Residents in El-Wak say Al-Shabab fighters entered the town …

SA to participate in UN Broadband Commission

Telecommunications and Postal Services Minister, Dr Siyabonga Cwele, is leading the South African delegation to the 2017 United Nations' Broadband Commission for Sustainable Development meeting, which will take place in …