Monthly Archives: January 2017

BrainHQ Crushes Competition in First Review of Science Behind Brain Apps

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 31, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The first systematic review of study evidence that commercially-available, brain-training programs might help with healthy aging just published in Neuropsychological Review. The reviewers found

South Africa: The Presidency On Preparations for State of the Nation Address 2017

Resident Jacob Zuma has called a Joint Sitting of Parliament on 9 February 2017 to deliver the State of the Nation Address (SONA) and preparations are continuing in earnest within government to

Minister Blade Nzimande launches Ikusasa Student Financial Aid Project

The Minister of Higher Education and Training, Dr. Blade Nzimande will this Thursday launch - Ikusasa Student Financial Aid Project (ISFAP) - a pilot programme aimed at addressing the funding challenge for

FICA AMENDMENT BILL DIVIDES SOUTH AFRICAN LAWMAKERS, BUSINESSES

The passing into law of the Financial Intelligence Centre Amendment (FICA) Bill has divided South Africa's lawmakers and businesses alike.Last week, President Jacob Zuma sent the Bill back to Parliament, nearly six

MOROCCO ADMITTED TO AFRICAN UNION AS ITS 55TH MEMBER STATE

Morocco has been admitted to the African Union (AU) as its 55th member state during the 28th Ordinary Summit of the AU being held in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa.Morocco left the

Warning of dire food shortages in Horn of Africa, UN agriculture agency calls for urgent action

With only one-quarter of expected rainfall received in the Horn of Africa in the October-December period, the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) today called for an immediate response to prevent widespread drought

Eskom’s Ingula Unit 3 comes into commercial operation

Unit 3 of Eskom's Ingula Pumped Storage Scheme has been brought into commercial operation, adding 333 MW to the electricity grid.This now means that all four units that make up the plant,

Readout of the President’s Call with Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany

President Trump and Chancellor Merkel today held an extensive telephone conversation covering a range of issues, including NATO, the situation in the Middle East and North Africa, relations with Russia, and the

Trade and Industry hosts Seminar on Social and Ethics Committees, 9 Feb

Theme: Getting to Grips with Social and Ethics Committees as a Driver of ValueThe Department of Trade and Industry (the dti), in collaboration with the Companies Tribunal will host a seminar on

Can ECOWAS Tactics in Gambia Serve as Model?

Using a combination of diplomacy and muscle, the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) forced longtime Gambian President Yahya Jammeh to cede power this month to challenger Adama Barrow, who won