Daily Archives: April 5, 2018

Once a Hostage, Sri Lankan Sailor Now Helps Battle Somali Pirates

In a classroom overlooking the harbor in the Somali city of Bossaso, Sarath Surasena teaches the basics of boat mechanics.The students are recruits for a new coast guard being established in Somalia's Galmudug state, once the epicenter of piracy that

DATA SHOW SOUTH AFRICA ONE OF MOST UNEQUAL COUNTRIES GLOBALLY

JOHANNESBURG-- South Africa is one of the most unequal countries in the world, and that inequality has increased since the end of apartheid in 1994, according to a new report compiled by the National Planning Commission, Statistics South Africa (StatsS...

Malian, French, Troops Kill 30 Insurgents in Gun Battle

French and Malian troops killed about 30 Islamist insurgents during a gunbattle in a region near the border with Niger, where Islamic State are known to be active, the French army said on Thursday.West Africa's arid Sahel region has seen

SOUTH AFRICAN ENERGY MINISTER SIGNS RENEWABLE ENERGY AGREEMENTS WITH ...

PRETORIA-- South African Minister of Energy Jeff Radebe has finally signed the agreements for 27 renewable energy projects with Independent Power Producer (IPPs).Also signed here Wednesday were the Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs) between the IPPs and ...

Supporters to March in Support of South Africa’s Zuma

Supporters of former South African President Jacob Zuma plan to march to the Durban High Court on Friday, where Zuma will face corruption charges related to a decades-old arms deal.Zuma plans to legally challenge a decision to prosecute him on