Category Archives: General

African Women with Albinism Vow to Fight On After Kilimanjaro Climb

Six African women with albinism who made an attempt on the continent’s highest peak, Mount Kilimanjaro, said on Tuesday the trek was just the beginning of efforts to raise awareness and dispel negative images of people with the rare skin

Parliament’s Presiding Officers Hold Briefing for Diplomats, ...

The Chairperson of the National Council of Provinces (NCOP), Ms Thandi Modise, said the 5th Parliament is approaching its end, and Parliament is confident that it will finish this term in a strong position, holding itself accountable while setting a

Prison Standoff in South Sudan’s Blue House

Prisoners in South Sudan’s notorious Blue House say about 200 of them broke into a store in the prison where weapons are kept early Sunday morning local time and are holding two “unharmed” prison guards hostage, demanding the government provide

PRASA to Brief Committee on Transport on Strategy to Curb Burning of ...

Parliament– The Portfolio Committee on Transport will on Tuesday receive a briefing from the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (Prasa) on the burning of trains and a strategy the entity has in dealing with the challenge. The Chairperson of

Government activities for the week, 8 to 14 Oct

Government has scheduled the following briefings/activities for the week: 08 – 14 October 2018. The activities, which are aligned to the National Development Plan and outlined in the Medium Term Strategic Framework 2014-2019, are undertaken to build a better South

US First Lady in Cairo on Final Leg of Africa Trip

U.S. first lady Melania Trump arrived Saturday in Cairo, Egypt, where she was greeted at an arrival ceremony by President Abdel Fattah al-Sissi and his wife, Entissar Mohameed Amer. After a visit to the presidential palace and a stop at

Minister Lindiwe Sisulu holds monthly media briefing, 9 Oct

The Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Hon Lindiwe Sisulu, will on Tuesday, 09 October 2018, hold a monthly media engagement with members of the press. The engagement will focus, amongst others, on the outcomes of the Forum on China-Africa

Monwabisi plant helping City to learn about desalination

The Monwabisi desalination plant is one of the City of Cape Town’s three temporary desalination projects. These projects are helping the City to learn more about this technology which is adding to Cape Town’s existing water supply. The Monwabisi desalination

Government, social partners pull together to save and create jobs

Day one of the Jobs Summit in Gauteng kicked off with the signing of a framework agreement that will be a lodestar to revive the economy, save jobs and create new ones. The agreement details a comprehensive set of actions

Deputy Minister Pinky Kekana leads gender-based violence panel ...

Deputy Minister of Communications, Pinky Kekana and Deputy Minister of Justice and Constitutional Affairs, John Jeffrey will on Friday, 05 October 2018, lead a gender-based violence (GBV) panel discussion under the topic: Gender-Based Violence and Media Ethics. The panel members