Daily Archives: August 3, 2017

PRETORIA, HARARE TACKLING PLIGHT OF UNACCOMPANIED, UNDOCUMENTED ...

The number of unaccompanied and undocumented minors coming to South Africa from neighbouring Zimbabwe is rising, with 70 minors currently staying alone in South Africa's northern Limpopo Province, which shares a border

MINISTER WELCOMES COURT RULING IN PRASA CONTRACTS CASE

Transport Minister Joe Maswanganyi has welcomed the judgment of the Pretoria High Court that the two contracts entered into by the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (Prasa) with its former chief

SOUTH AFRICAN AUTHORITY TO ENSURE HAT DATA RATES ARE LOWERED

Amidst complaints of how expensive it is to communicate in South Africa, the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA) says it is implementing several interventions to ensure that data prices fall.Rubben

Al-Qaida Releases South African Held in Mali After 6 Years

JOHANNESBURG �

A South African man held by al-Qaida in Mali since 2011 has been freed, the South African government said Thursday.

Stephen McGowan was the last of three foreign nationals abducted in

US to Give Additional $169 Million in Aid to Ethiopia, Kenya

The administration of U.S. President Donald Trump announced Thursday it will provide an additional $169 million in humanitarian aid to the drought-stricken African countries of Ethiopia and Kenya.The U.S. Agency for International

Artist Creates Unique Bead Sculptures on Social Injustices

BALTIMORE �

Renowned American bead artist Joyce Scott is creating a piece of art one bead at a time.

Scott finds beading relaxing, as she sits at a table with a dish of

Cameroonians Donate Blood to Help War Against Boko Haram

YAOUNDE �

In Cameroon, people have been supporting the war effort against Boko Haram by donating blood for the wounded, but officials say the country's blood banks continue to run short.

Hundreds of