African-Japanese Trade Deals Expected From Summit

African heads of state and VIPs from around the world have converged in this Kenyan capital for the sixth Tokyo International Conference on African Development, expected to foster a host of new

S. African Judge Denies Appeal for Harsher Pistorius Sentence

A South African judge on Friday dismissed an appeal by prosecutors for a harsher against Oscar Pistorius who was found guilty of murder for killing his girlfriend in 2013.Judge Thokozile Masipa said

PRB Projects World Population Rising 33 Percent by 2050 to Nearly 10 ...

WASHINGTON, Aug. 25, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — The world population will reach 9.9 billion in 2050, up 33 percent from an estimated 7.4 billion now, according to projections included in the latest World

IBM Research Opens in South Africa; Cognitive Computing and the IoT ...

Projects include tracking the spread of tuberculosis, anticipating wildfires and searching for new discoveries in the universe JOHANNESBURG and ARMONK, New York, Aug. 25, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — IBM Research (NYSE: IBM) today

Report: African Population Boom + Poverty = Dangerous Mix

A new report says children in Africa may account for nearly half of the world's poor by 2030. That prospect - the result of rapid population growth and continued poverty - poses

UN: 50,000 Flee South Sudan’s Instability for Darfur

The U.N. humanitarian office says more than 50,000 South Sudanese have fled into the troubled Darfur region in neighboring Sudan this year.OCHA's statement on Thursday highlights the desperate humanitarian situation in South

John Snow Inc. (JSI) Selected to Manage Grants For New ...

An ambitious US Department of State initiative, the DREAMS-Innovation Challenge aims to dramatically reduce new HIV infections among adolescent girls and women in 10 sub-Saharan countries. BOSTON, Aug. 24, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — John

Prix UNCA 2016 Concours de la Meilleure Couverture Mediatique de ...

Remise des prix le vendredi 16 décembre 2016 à New York au Gala de l’UNCA sous la présidence d’honneur du Secrétaire général Ban Ki-moon, au restaurant Cipriani Wall Street, New York NEW

2016 U.N. Correspondents Association Awards For Best Journalistic ...

WINNERS WILL BE HONORED AT GALA EVENT BY THE U.N. SECRETARY-GENERAL ON FRIDAY, DECEMBER 16th 2016 AT CIPRIANI WALL STREET, NEW YORK. NEW YORK, Aug 24, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — The United Nations

Co-operative Governance and Traditional Affairs obtains third clean ...

The Department of Co-operative Governance and Traditional Affairs (COGTA) has obtained the third clean audit from the Auditor-General (A-G) for the 2015/16 financial year. The audit process was conducted by the A-G

President Jacob Zuma signs SIU Proclamation for Greater Sekhukhune ...

President Jacob Zuma has in terms of section 2 (1) of the Special Investigating Unit and Special Tribunals Act, 1996, authorised the Special Investigating Unit (SIU) to investigate certain matters in respect

President Jacob Zuma appoints Intergovernmental Committee on Disaster ...

President Jacob Zuma has in terms of section 4 of the Disaster Management Act, 2002, established the Intergovernmental Committee on Disaster Management (ICDM) comprising relevant Cabinet Members and provincial Members of Executive