Daily Archives: September 20, 2018

Deputy Minister Pinky Kekana: Launch of the Film and Publication ...

Speech delivered by the Deputy Minister of Communications Hon. Pinky Kekana, MP at the Launch of the Film and Publication Draft Guidelines Ladies and gentlemen, Distinguished guests It is an honour to be amongst all of you today, at the

Government welcomes sentencing on human trafficking case

Government welcomes the Gauteng High Court’s judgment handed to two Nigerian brothers, who were convicted of human trafficking for running a brothel in Arcadia, Pretoria. Obioma Benjamin Abba was sentenced to 12 years’ effective imprisonment on two charges of human

FPB guidelines to protect artists, public

Communications Deputy Minister Pinky Kekana says the draft Film and Publication Board’s (FPB) Classification Guidelines seek to determine the extent to which media content is reflective of the public’s values and expectations. The Deputy Minister was speaking during a discussion

SCIENTISTS CONFIRM MASSIVE DISCOVERY OF DINOSAUR FOSSILS IN SOUTH ...

JOHANNESBURG– Geologists and Palaeontologists from from universities in South Africa and Britain have confirmed a massive discovery of different species of dinosaur fossils in Qhemerha village, outside the small town of Sterkspruit, in South Africa’s Eastern Cape Province. The announcement

SOUTH AFRICA PRESIDENT TO ATTEND UN GENERAL ASSEMBLY SESSION

PRETORIA– President Cyril Ramaphosa of South Africa will join other world leaders at the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) at its 73rd session which began at the UN headquarters in New York on Tuesday to present their views on pressing

SOUTH AFRICA NABS RHINO POACHING KINGPINS IN STING OPERATION

PRETORIA– The Directorate for Priority Crimes Investigation of the South African police, better known as the Hawks, has scored a significant victory in the fight against rhino horn poaching after six key syndicate members were arrested separately on Tuesday in

eSwatini, Formerly Swaziland, Heads for First Elections Under New Name

The tiny African nation of eSwatini is officially holding its first set of elections Friday under its new name, which was bestowed by the king in April. Critics say this poll is nothing but a pretense of democracy in the

S. Sudan Ambassador Hopes to Repair Relations with US

In an interview Thursday with VOA’s South Sudan in Focus, Phillip Jada Natana, South Sudan’s new ambassador to the United States, said he wants to repair the damaged relationship between Washington and Juba. The South Sudanese envoy said that Tibor