Daily Archives: December 11, 2018

Deputy Minister Pinky Kekana hosts 16 Days of Activism Against violence on women and children

The 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-based Violence (GBV) is an international campaign to challenge violence against women and girls. The campaign runs every year from November 25 – the Elimination of Violence Against Women – to December 10, Human

National Treasury invites comments on the draft Conduct of Financial Institutions Bill 2018

Invitation for public comments on the draft Conduct of Financial Institutions Bill 2018 National Treasury invites public comments on the draft Conduct of Financial Institutions (COFI) Bill 2018, which is published today together with an explanatory policy paper that sets

Government Communication and Information System launches SADC Media Awards Competition

The South African media are invited to submit their entries for the 2019 SADC Media Awards competition. The Awards were established following a decision by the Council of Ministers in 1996 to establish a sector that deals with matters relating

President Ramaphosa to receive Letters of Credence from Heads of Mission Designate

President Cyril Ramaphosa will tomorrow, receive letters of credence from Heads of Mission Designate to South Africa at the Sefako Makgatho Presidential Guesthouse in Pretoria. South Africa’s strong bilateral relations with countries from all regions of the world are reflected

Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Nadia Murad joins FAO’s efforts to end hunger

Oslo/Rome – The Iraqi Yazidi human rights activist and 2018 Nobel Peace Laureate Nadia Murad today joined FAO’s efforts to tackle the twin problems of hunger and violence by becoming a new member of FAO’s Nobel Peace Laureates Alliance for

Experts: Millions Invested But Gold Mining ‘Under-Exploited’ in W. Africa

ABIDJAN — Mining companies have invested at least $5 billion towards gold exploration in West Africa in the last decade but significant reserves are under-exploited, mineral industry experts said on Tuesday. Delegates at the Ecomof mining and petroleum forum in