Category Archives: Key Issues

IAEA Organizes Workshop on Civil Liability for Nuclear Damage for ...

The IAEA in cooperation with the Government of Ghana organized a Workshop on Civil Liability for Nuclear Damage in Accra, from 28 to 30 December 2017.

The Workshop, which was …

President Zuma assures of successful transition in ANC

President Jacob Zuma has reassured South Africans and the business community that the upcoming African National Congress (ANC) elective conference will be orderly and the transition will be smooth.

The …

South Africa: MEC Donal Grant On New Licence Marks for City of Cape ...

City of Cape Town to get new "CAA" licence marks as "CA" registrations run out

On Friday, 1 December 2017, I published in the Provincial Government Gazette (7850 - attached) …

GDP grows by 2% in third quarter

South Africa's Gross Domestic Product (GDP) grew by 2% in the third quarter of 2017.

In quarter three of 2017, the economy grew by 2% and we can see that …

INDIA-AFRICA TRADE LIKELY TO CROSS $100 BN IN 2 YEARS

NEW DELHI, Union Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi yesterday said the bilateral trade between India and Africa will cross USD 100 billion mark in next two years, owing to improvement in …

EX-FIGHTERS IN CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC STARTING NEW LIFE WITH FAO ...

BANGUI, Over 1,000 ex-fighters in the Central African Republic (CAR) have joined an FAO-supported UN initiative for disarmament, demobilisation and reintegration.

The programme's message is simple: stop partaking in violence, …

Thousands of Congolese Fleeing into Zambia to Escape Violence in DRC

GENEVA, SWITZERLAND The U.N. refugee agency reports the number of refugees that have fled into Zambia to escape militia violence in Haut-Katanga and Tanganyika Provinces of Democratic Republic of Congo …

SOUTH AFRICA: TRADITIONAL LEADERS SHOW GREAT RESOLVE TO CURB HIV

MTHATHA (South Africa), Dec. 2 (NNN-SAnews) -- Traditional leaders in the Eastern Cape have committed to assist government combat the spread of HIV in the province.

On Friday, traditional leaders …

Global Progress on Malaria Eradication “Stalled” ...

It's easy to think of malaria as an old-fashioned disease. We know malaria really, really well. It's the kind of illness that gets mentioned in old books; a colonial sort …

Eskom notes credit rating downgrades

Eskom on Wednesday noted Moody's Investor Service and Standard & Poor's (S&P) decision to cut the utility's credit rating.

S&P lowered Eskom's long-term foreign and local currency corporate credit rating …