Daily Archives: December 18, 2018

Minister Blade Nzimande briefs media on 2018 festive season road safety status, 20 Dec

The Minister of Transport, Dr. Bonginkosi Blade Nzimande, will brief members of the media on the preliminary festive season road safety campaign status. The status report will cover the period from the launch of the 2018 Festive Season Road Safety

BOTCHED CIRCUMCISION CLAIMS 21 LIVES IN S. AFRICA

CAPE TOWN, A total of 21 boys have died in South Africa as a result of botched circumcision since the summer initiation season began in November, authorities said Monday. The Eastern Cape province, a hotbed of illegal circumcision, reported 17

SOUTH SUDAN PROTESTS NEW US SANCTIONS

JUBA, South Sudan, The South Sudan government has protested against the latest sanctions from the United States and its termination of financial support. Speaking to reporters on Monday here, its foreign ministry spokesman Mawien Makol said the move by Washington

Vatican Committee: Church Credibility at Risk Over Sex Abuse

VATICAN CITY Organizers of an upcoming Vatican summit on sex abuse prevention are warning that the credibility of the Catholic Church is in jeopardy over the abuse scandal and are urging participants to meet with victims personally before coming to

EU Officials, Firms Meet African Leaders to Talk Investment

BERLIN European officials and companies met with African leaders in Vienna Tuesday for talks intended as a springboard to increase investment in Africa. Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz, whose country currently holds the rotating presidency of the European Union, said investments

$2.7 Billion Appeal Launched for South Sudanese Refugees

GENEVA The U.N. refugee agency is appealing for $2.7 billion to assist more than two million refugees from South Sudan. The refugees are living in bare-bones conditions in six neighboring countries, and funds to provide for their basic needs are

General Assembly: Human Rights

MARÍA FERNANDA ESPINOSA GARCÉS, President of the General Assembly, said that the seventieth anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights was one of the most important contributions that the Assembly has made to mankind. Indeed, it is irrefutable proof

Xineoh Closes US$1 Million Equity Financing

NOT FOR DISSEMINATION IN THE UNITED STATES OR RELEASE TO U.S. NEWSWIRE SERVICES VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Dec. 17, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Xineoh Technologies Inc. (“Xineoh” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that it has closed a non-brokered private

XCMG lance la troisième phase de son projet de réservoirs à eau en Éthiopie

GUDURU, Éthiopie, 17 décembre 2018 /PRNewswire/ — XCMG, le principal fabricant chinois de machine de construction, a annoncé la troisième phase de son projet de réservoirs d’eau potable en Afrique lors du salon bauma China 2018. Le don conjoint de la société,et de