Category Archives: Business

SA ready to host BRICS Summit

It's all systems go for the 10th BRICS Summit, which kicks off on Wednesday, 25 July, at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg.In a media briefing outlining the state of readiness for the upcoming high-level meeting, the chairperson of Inter-Mi...

SA ready to host BRICS Summit

It's all systems go for the 10th BRICS Summit, which kicks off on Wednesday, 25 July, at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg.In a media briefing outlining the state of readiness for the upcoming high-level meeting, the chairperson of Inter-Mi...

South Sudan Criticizes White House Statement

The South Sudan government on Monday criticized a White House statement that condemned South Sudan's move to extend the government's mandate by another three years and demanded the country's leaders be sincere as they negotiate a peace agreement.In a s...

Deputy Minister Pamela Tshwete meets with stakeholders at Makana ...

Deputy Minister returns to Makana to address service delivery issuesThe Deputy Minister of Water and Sanitation, Ms Pamela Tshwete will return to Makana Local Municipality to meet various stakeholders including communities on Tuesday, 24 July 2018 to a...

11 South African Taxi Drivers Killed in Ambush

Eleven South African taxi drivers were killed and four others critically wounded when gunmen opened fire on their minibus. Police Brigadier Jay Naicker said the victims were returning to Johannesburg from a colleague's funeral when they were ambushed b...

In Senegal, China’s Xi Pledges Stronger Africa Ties

China's President Xi Jinping pledged during a visit to Senegal on Saturday to strengthen economic ties with Africa, a continent already awash with cheapChinese loans in exchange for minerals and huge construction projects.Xi arrived in Senegal on Satur...

Building stronger, climate-resilient farming and forest communities

Millions of small-scale farmers and foresters will be able to better protect their lands from the impacts of climate change, and improve their livelihoods thanks to renewed global efforts announced today on the sidelines of World Forest Week (COFO24).T...

Briefing Security Council, Special Representative Calls African Union ...

The complex peace and security issues facing Africa are such that neither the United Nations, nor the African Union can address the challenges on their own, the Security Council was told today as it received its annual briefing on strengthening

MEC Dan Plato on Gugulethu walkabout

Gugulethu walkabout: Gangsterism continues to hold communities captiveThe safety oversight walkabout in Gugulethu with community and religious leaders, local councillors and the local police confirmed to me today that gangsterism continues to hold our ...

UN marks 100 years since Mandela’s birth with a vow to continue ...

Nelson Mandela was a towering global advocate for justice and equality, said UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres in his video message for Nelson Mandela International Day, annually observed on 18 July, which was inaugurated by UN General Assembly in ...