Monthly Archives: January 2018

Radiant.Earth and OpenAQ Partner to Fight Air Pollution in Africa

WASHINGTON, Jan. 31, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Radiant.Earth today announced its partnership with OpenAQ to bring together a diverse group of individuals in Ghana and Kenya who are deeply concerned about poor air quality in their community and

UNICEF: Conflicts, Disasters Contribute to Illiteracy of 59 Million Young People

Nearly 60 million young people who live in countries affected by conflict or natural disaster are illiterate and more investment in education is needed to combat the crisis, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said Wednesday.

Nearly 30 percent of …

Diaspora Voices Missing in South Sudan Dialogue, Activists Say

Activists are criticizing a South Sudan peace initiative for leaving a major group out of the discussions.

The initiative, known as the High Level Revitalization Forum, is aimed at reviving South Sudan’s stalled 2015 peace agreement, and it is supposed …

SOUTH AFRICA TO TAKE PART IN 16 SPORTS AT APRIL COMMONWEALTH GAMES IN AUSTRALIA

JOHANNESBURG– South Africa is counting on athletes Luvo Manyonga and Akani Simbine and swimmer Chad Le Clos to deliver at this year’s Commonwealth Games to be held in Australia’s Gold Coast in April.

South Africa will take part in 16 …

SCOURGE OF CORRUPTION DETERS FLOW OF FDI INTO SOUTH AFRICA, SAYS RAMAPHOSA

PRETORIA– The scourge of corruption sis continuing to to deter the flow of foreign direct investment (FDI) into South Africa, says Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa.

Addressing the National Economic Development and Labour Council (Nedlac) here Tuesday as leaders of various …

SOUTH AFRICA’S WATER CRISIS AFFECTING OTHER PROVINCES, NOT JUST WESTERN CAPE

PRETORIA– Although much of the attention has focused on the approaching Day Zero for Cspe Town when taps will run dry in South Africa’s second largest metropolis, the Department of Water Affairs and Sanitation has warned that Western Cape Province

Komet Reports 185 and 149.6 g/t Au from Grab Samples within the Guiro Mine

QUEBEC CITY, Jan. 30, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Komet Resources Inc. (“Komet” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce a gold discovery 4km from the Guiro mine and the development of a new unmined shoot at the mine.

New Gold

COMMITTEE CALLS FOR ENABLING CONDITIONS FOR QUALITY TEACHING AND LEARNING

The Portfolio Committee on Basic Education had mixed feelings when it noted the good and bad quality of teaching and learning at two Mpumalanga schools it visited today.

First on the list was Moses Mnisi Secondary School that was visited …

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