Daily Archives: September 11, 2018

Paving the way for YES initiative’s success

President Cyril Ramaphosa says government departments have been putting together administrative and regulatory mechanisms to ensure the Youth Employment Service (YES) initiative works. The President said this when he fielded oral questions in the National Council of Provinces on Tuesday.


DURBAN– President Cyril Ramaphosa says women, youth and small business are three crucial pillars which must drive technological advances in South Africa. Ramaphosa was speaking here Monday at the annual International Telecom Union (ITU) Conference being held in Durban from


JOHANNESBURG– At least 24 babies have died following an outbreak of Klebsiella bacteria at the Thelle Mogoerane Regional Hospital in Vosloorus, about 30 kilometres south east of here, according to the South African nurses union, Denosa. A union official, Bongani

S. Africa’s Controversial Land Expropriation Stirs Emotions, Uncertainty

Plans by South Africa’s government to change the law to allow land expropriation without compensation have provoked an emotional response, even reaching the ears of President Donald Trump, who signaled his disapproval last month in a controversial tweet in which

Global Gathering for Good Sees Young, Bright Future for Business

Young people are driving the growth of businesses that benefit society and the environment, the organizer of a global gathering of ethical entrepreneurs said as it opens Wednesday. Some 1,500 people are meeting in Edinburgh as the 10th Social Enterprise

UN: World Hunger Levels Rise for Third Year Running

World hunger rose in 2017 for a third consecutive year, fueled by conflict and climate change, the United Nations warned on Tuesday, jeopardizing a global goal to end the scourge by 2030. Hunger appears to be increasing in almost all

MEC Desbo Mohono on opening of National Parks Mahala Week

National Parks Mahala Week North West MEC for Tourism, Desbo Mohono has urged residents in the province to take advantage of the Parks Mahala Week to explore their own province. During the South African Parks Week, which runs from the

Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane launches Mandela Mining Precinct, 14 Sept

Mandela Mining Precinct to be launched on 14 September The South African Minister of Science and Technology, Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane, will launch the Mandela Mining Precinct, one of the outcomes of the Mining Phakisa. The Minister is expected to be joined

China Mobile International Limited Establishes South Africa Office

DURBAN, South Africa, Sept. 11, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — China Mobile International Limited (CMI) hosted the opening ceremony of its South Africa office in Durban, and the office is located in Johannesburg, South Africa. Mr. Chen Zhaoxiong, Vice Minister of Industry

Biman signe une entente pour trois nouveaux avions Bombardier Q400

TORONTO, 10 sept. 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Bombardier Avions commerciaux a annoncé aujourd’hui que Biman Bangladesh Airlines Ltd. a fait l’acquisition de trois nouveaux biturbopropulseurs Q400 avec le soutien de la Corporation commerciale canadienne (CCC). Selon le prix courant de