Category Archives: Fashion and Lifestyle

UN: Food Aid Dwindling in World’s Fastest-growing Refugee Crisis

KAMPALA, UGANDA � Food aid soon will run out for nearly a million South Sudanese sheltering in Uganda in what has become the world's fastest-growing refugee crisis, the United Nations refugee chief

Congo Rights Activist Says Army Kills 7 Attackers in Beni

KINSHASA � A human rights activist in eastern Congo says at least seven assailants have been killed as the army fought off attacks on a prison, police station and the town hall

UN: Despite Cease-fire, ‘Hostilities Have Persisted’ in ...

UNITED NATIONS � The U.N.'s peacekeeping chief said Wednesday that a unilateral cease-fire declared by the government of South Sudan had not materialized, and that the country remained unstable.

"Hostilities have persisted well

UN: Famine in Somalia Averted, For Now

GENEVA � A senior United Nations official says famine has been averted in Somalia for now. He warns food shortages still loom and could result in a catastrophic situation if international support

Congo Minister: 4 Arrested Over Grisly Slaying of UN Experts

GENEVA � Congo's justice minister says investigations into killings in the central Kasai regions have "progressed well'' and four people have been arrested over the grisly slayings of two U.N. experts.

Alexis Thambwe

IOM Launches $60 Million Drought Appeal for Horn of Africa

GENEVA � The International Organization for Migration is appealing for $60 million to provide lifesaving assistance to millions of victims of the worst drought to hit East Africa in decades.

An estimated 16

Cheetahs Back from the Brink in Malawi

LIWONDE NATIONAL PARK, MALAWI �Poaching and wildlife trafficking have endangered some of Africa's most iconic species and the loss of the animals has cost African countries critical tourism revenue.

But at least one

President Zuma appoints Justice Zondo as Deputy Chief Justice of the ...

President Jacob Zuma has pleasure to announce the appointment of Justice Ray Zondo as the Deputy Chief Justice of the Republic of South Africa with immediate effect.The position of Deputy Chief Justice

Gauteng Legislature convenes 2nd House Sitting, 6 Jun

The Gauteng Provincial Legislature will convene its 2nd Sitting for the current term on Tuesday, 6 June 2017.The Sitting will focus on the follow issues: Question for oral reply to Exec Committee Oversight Reports

North West Legislature launches Commonwealth Parliamentary ...

North West Legislature Speaker to Launch NWPL CPA Sub-National Branch, Commonwealth Parliamentarians National Branch and Multi-Party Women Caucus in Sun City Near RustenburgOn Monday, 05 June 2017, the Speaker of the

Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries on distribution of drought relief ...

Progress on the distribution of drought relief to farmersThe Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (DAFF) received R212 million from the National Disaster Management Centre for drought relief to farmers to be

Report: Worldwide Terrorism at All-Time High

Worldwide terrorism is at an all-time high, and violence cost the global economy $14.3 trillion last year, with a $2.5 trillion impact in the United States alone.These new figures from the latest

At Least 5 Kenyan Police Killed by IED

At least five Kenyan security personnel were killed Wednesday after an improvised explosive device bomb hit their vehicle in coastal Lamu County, security sources say.The explosion occurred as the officers traveled on

UN: Central African Republic Abuses May be Crimes Against Humanity

KINSHASA � A litany of killing, rape, mutilation, pillage and torture committed by successive governments and armed groups in Central African Republic from 2003-15 may constitute crimes against humanity, the United Nations