Monthly Archives: July 2016

IGAD and Kagga & Partners Sign a Contract for the Trade and Transport Facilitation Study of the Kampala – Juba – Addis Ababa – Djibouti Corridor

The Executive Secretary of IGAD H.E Amb (Eng) Mahboub Maalim on July 28, 2016 signed a contract for Trade and Transport Facilitation Study of the Kampala – Juba – Addis Ababa – Djibouti Corridor with Kagga & Partners Consulting Engineers

SA marks World Ranger Day

Environmental Affairs Minister Edna Molewa has thanked the men and women who protect South Africa’s wildlife and natural heritage as the country commemorates World Ranger Day.

“In South Africa, our rangers are faced with a daily battle to protect our …

South Africa: Opposition Aims for Upset in South Africa’s High-Stakes Election

The leading opposition party in South Africa, the Democratic Alliance (DA), has billed the August 3 2016 municipal elections in the country as the most important ever. The word “change” dominates the party’s posters.

But the DA is wrong: August …

Southern Africa: Zambia Disqualified From the 2016 Cosafa Under-17 Championships

Zambia have been disqualified from the 2016 COSAFA Under-17 Championships being staged in Mauritius having been found to have fielded two over-age players for the tournament.

Consequently Malawi finish top of Group B and East African guest nation Kenya claim …

Africa’s First Biofuel Flights Take Off in South Africa

History was made in mid-July. Africa’s first sustainable biofuel powered flights successfully flew between Johannesburg and Cape Town.

The South African Airways (SAA) and Mango Boeing 737-800s used biofuel to power their engines on 15 July 2016. The fuel is …

Opposition aims for upset in South Africa’s high-stakes election

The leading opposition party in South Africa, the Democratic Alliance (DA), has billed the August 3 2016 municipal elections in the country as the most important ever. The word “change” dominates the party’s posters.

But the DA is wrong: August …

South Africa: Labour Court Strikes a Blow Against Vanity Litigation

If this week’s Labour Court decision had done nothing but reinstate dismissed senior staffers of the South African Broadcasting Corporation, we would have celebrated. But it did a whole lot more than that.

By threatening those responsible for dismissing the …

No Kevin ’17: Turnbull opts not to back Rudd for the UN’s top job

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has confirmed the Australian government will not nominate Kevin Rudd to be United Nations secretary-general. Rudd, a former prime minister and foreign minister, had been hoping to succeed Ban Ki-moon, whose eight-year tenure ends later this

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