Monthly Archives: October 2018

Groundbreaking data project to support smallholder farmers and end ...

Ceres2030 will help donors prioritize investments by evaluating agricultural interventions and investment costs to achieve the U.N.’s sustainable development goal of zero hunger by 2030 Rome, Oct. 15, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — How can donors best invest their money to

Government committed to land reform

Government is intensifying the implementation of land reform and restitution programmes so that South Africans can leverage land for the betterment of their lives and the growth of the economy. This is according to President Cyril Ramaphosa who led a


HANOI, Vietnam- Vietnam has seized nearly 34 kg of rhino horns, at Noi Bai International Airport, in the capital, Hanoi, on Saturday. The horns were shipped by a sender in South Africa, on a Qatar Airways flight, to an individual

Battles Over Safe Ebola Burials Complicate Work in DRC

A runaway hearse carrying an Ebola victim has become the latest example of sometimes violent community resistance complicating efforts to contain a Congo outbreak — and causing a worrying new rise in cases. The deadly virus’ appearance for the first

Government Provides Policy Interventions to Minimise Import Leakages ...

The Deputy Minister of Trade and Industry, Mr Bulelani Magwanishe says that government has provided policy interventions to minimise import leakages which represent an outflow of funds whilst at the same time attempting to increase both aggregate demand and supply

Two appear in court for business burglary

Two suspects aged 30 and 40 are due to appear today in the Nkandla Magistrate’s Court facing a burglary charge. They were arrested on Tuesday night this week after an intensive investigation by Nkandla detectives. Some of cash which was

Nine heist suspects arrested in North West

Police Minister Bheki Cele has welcomed the arrest of nine cash-in-transit heist suspects on Friday. The suspects were arrested in Riviera Park in the North West after the Mafikeng Tactical Response Team (TRT) received a tip-off from Crime Intelligence. Police

Safe communities hold the key to safer schools

Schools are a microcosm of society and to achieve safety in schools South African, communities need to be safer. This is the message emanating from the School Safety Summit, which took place at Saint Georges Hotel in Centurion, Gauteng, on


PRETORIA– Cabinet has reassured South Africans that fighting crime is a top priority and that government will continue to take the necessary steps to ensure a safe and secure environment for all citizens. This follows the arrest of 19 suspects

UN Worker Among Sharp Increase in DRC’s Ebola Caseload

A U.N. employee in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo has tested positive for Ebola, the first such incident during the current outbreak, according to the head of the U.N. peacekeeping mission. “I am writing today to inform you that