Category Archives: Business

Cities to Step Up at UN to Push Climate Fight, Sustainable Development

UNITED NATIONS - As some world leaders question whether the world is facing a climate emergency, more than a dozen cities are stepping up to tackle global warming and sustainable development and will next week pledge to report their progress

Xenophobia: South Africa to send special envoys to rebuild relations with African countries

PRETORIA, The sending of special envoys to several African countries is a reflection of South Africa's resolve to address recent attacks on foreign nationals, International Relations and Cooperation Minister Naledi Pandor said.South Africa is taking th...

South Africa Deploys Envoys in Wake of Xenophobic Attacks

JOHANNESBURG - South Africa has sent out special envoys to explain the government's position on the recent wave of attacks on foreign nationals and their businesses. The country has come under criticism for failing to quickly end the attacks that

South Africa Deploys Envoys in Wake of Xenophobic Attacks

JOHANNESBURG - South Africa has sent out special envoys to explain the government's position on the recent wave of attacks on foreign nationals and their businesses. The country has come under criticism for failing to quickly end the attacks that

Agricultural Innovation and Technology Hold Key to Poverty Reduction in Developing Countries, says World Bank Report

WASHINGTON, Developing countries need to dramatically increase agricultural innovation and the use of technology by farmers, to eliminate poverty, meet the rising demand for food, and cope with the adverse effects of climate change, says a new World Ba...

Lockdown operations netted 395 suspects

WESTERN CAPE � With just over two months of crime fighting initiatives on the Cape Flats and other townships in Cape Town, Operation Lockdown forces executed targeted operations that netted 395 arrests from Thursday until Sunday. The operations saw int...

South African president calls for joint sitting of Parliament to address gender-based violence

PRETORIA, South African President Cyril Ramaphosa called for a joint sitting of the two houses of Parliament to discuss measures to combat rising gender-based violence in the country.We all have a responsibility to ensure that these events become a tur...

US Election 2020 Debate -Fact-Check

WASHINGTON - Ten Democrats seeking the presidency tripped over some details Thursday night as they sparred in a debate thick with policy and personal stories. Several made provocative accusations that President Donald Trump inspired the deadly shooting...

Introducing the EdTech Hub

Tim Unwin, UNESCO Chair in ICT4D; Emeritus Professor of Geography, Royal Holloway, University of London and Chair of the Chair of the Intellectual Leadership Team for the EdTech HubMolly Jamieson Eberhardt, Program Director, R4D and Engagement Direct...

Three African countries to repatriate citizens from South Africa as attacks on foreigners continue

JOHANNESBURG, Mozambique President Filipe Nyusi says his country is busy processing the repatriation of hundreds of Mozambican citizens from South Africa after continuing xenophobic violence resulted in 500 Mozambicans losing their homes in South Afric...