Monthly Archives: June 2017

UN Security Council Approves Sharp Cuts in Darfur Peacekeeping

The U.N. Security Council voted unanimously Thursday to cut the peacekeeping mission in Sudan's Darfur region by nearly 30 percent.The British-sponsored resolution was sparked by the evolving security situation in Darfur and

FAO Conference 40th Session: 9 Things to Know

1. The 40th Session of the FAO Conference will be held on 3-8 July, 2017. The Conference is the organization's highest governing body and sessions are held every two years. 2. The purpose

Military Veterans honours World War II military veteran Archbishop HT Mhlomi, 1 Jul

The Department of Military Veterans will participate in the honouring of Archbishop HT Mhlomi who is a World War II military veteranThe Department of Military Veterans will participate in honouring of a


PRETORIA, The Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (DAFF) here has confirmed, following advice from the World Health Organization (WHO) and the World Organization for Animal Health, that the avian influenza virus

Youth urged to be innovative, start businesses

As unemployment figures continue to paint a bleak picture, the Department of Science and Technology is encouraging young people who are interested in innovation and entrepreneurship to start their own businesses.The department


NAIROBI, East Africa Breweries Limited, the Kenyan subsidiary of British alcoholic beverages multinational Diageo plc, is to invest some 15 billioon shillings (about 145 million US dolars) to build a new state-of-the

Mali Study Finds Simple Malaria Intervention Boosts Students’ Performance

LONDON � New research suggests that the ability of children in Africa to perform well in school could be dramatically improved through the provision of basic malaria education and treatment.

Most malaria prevention

UN marks Day of the Tropics with focus on region’s vulnerability

The majority of the world's most vulnerable communities are in the Tropics, and will be most affected by environmental threats, according to the United Nations, which today marked the International Day of

Northern Cape Transport, Safety and Liaison holds alcohol and substance abuse awareness campaigns as part of Youth Month, 1 Jun

Wrapping up Youth Month with alcohol and substance abuse awareness campaignsThe Northern Cape Department of Transport, Safety and Liaison will be wrapping up its Youth Month Programmes with Sports Against Crime activities

North West on meeting Finance and Local Government MECs to discuss worsening Municipal Audit outcomes

North West SCOPA to meet Finance and Local Government MECs to discuss worsening Municipal Audit Outcomes in 2015/16 Financial YearThe North West Provincial Legislature's Standing Committee on Provincial Public Accounts (SCOPA) has

MEC Benny Malakoane engages with stakeholders and community of Fezile Dabi District, 29 Jun

MEC's roadshow to engage strategic stakeholdersThe Department of Economic, Small Business Development, Tourism and Environmental Affairs will share and engage with the stakeholders and community of Fezile Dabi District about different services

South Sudan Pulls Top Envoys From 7 Nations

JUBA, SOUTH SUDAN � South Sudan is recalling its top diplomats from seven countries, but says the recalls have nothing to do with the country's economic crisis.

The crisis, sparked by three and