Monthly Archives: December 2016

Foreign Ministry announcement on the death of the Ambassador of ...

The Brazilian authorities just officially announced the identification of the remains of the deceased Greek Ambassador to Brazil, Kyriakos Amiridis, which were found charred in the region of Nova Iguacu in Rio

SOUTH AFRICAN COMMUNIST PARTY URGES SOUTH AFRICA TO FIGHT INEQUALITY, ...

The South African Communist Party (SACP), a partner of the ruling African National Congress (ANC) in politics and government, has urged South Africans to rail against inequality, the Gupta family, and State

SOUTH AFRICA TO CONDUCT PROBE INTO CRIMINAL ACTIVITIES IN PRISONS

The Judicial Inspectorate of Correctional Services (JICS) is to launch a full investigation into increasing violence, drugs and dangerous weapons in South Africa's prisons.The inspectorate says the recent incident at the St.

Floods in southwest Congo kill at least 50

Flooding this week in the Democratic Republic of Congo port city of Boma killed at least 50 people and left another 10,000 homeless, authorities told Reuters on Wednesday. Torrential rain on Monday

Most prominent events of 2016: Election of Lebanese President, terror ...

The year 2016 was an eventful one. But, perhaps the prime event of the year was the election of General Michel Aoun as President, after a two and a half year vacancy

RAIN BRINGS RELIEF TO FARMERS IN SOUTH AFRICA’S NORTH WEST ...

Farmers in South Africa's North West Province are hoping that the continued rainfall in the province in the past few days may offer some relief to their livestock. Most of the farmers

SOUTH AFRICAN ORGANIZATION RAISES 9.6 MLN RAND FOR SYRIAN WAR VICTIMS

A South African non-profit organiZation, Operation SA, says it has raised 9.6 million Rand (about 686,000 US dollars) in support of victims of the war in Syria.Social activist Yusuf Abramjee who is

ZUMA WANTS EX-WIFE DLAMINI-ZUMA TO SUCCEED HIM, CLAIMS OPPOSITION ...

Julius Malema, the leader of the South African opposition party, Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF), has claimed that President Jacob Zuma wants his former wife, Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, to succeed him to continue the

ANGOLA OVERTAKES NIGERIA AS AFRICA’S LARGEST CRUDE OIL PRODUCER

Angola overtook Nigeria to become Africa's biggest crude oil producer in 2016, with an average output of 1.775 million barrels per day (bpd), while Nigeria's production fell to 1.468 million bpd.Angola's oil

President Zuma pays tribute to Prof Ajulu

President Jacob Zuma has expressed sadness on the passing of Professor Rok Ajulu.Human Settlement Minister Lindiwe Sisulu's husband Ajulu was a renowned scholar. The President has extended his heartfelt condolences to the