Daily Archives: July 14, 2017

FAO issues alert over third consecutive failed rainy season, worsening hunger in East Africa

Rome - Poor rains across East Africa have worsened hunger and left crops scorched, pastures dry and thousands of livestock dead - according to an alert released today by the UN Food

President Jacob Zuma on concerns raised by Black Lawyers Association members

President Jacob Zuma has directed the Minister of Justice and Correctional Services, Adv Michael Masutha, to attend to the concerns raised by members of the Black Lawyers Association (BLA) during their protest

Use Mandela Day to fight poverty

President Jacob Zuma says South Africans must use Mandela Day on 18 July to take forward the fight against poverty.

The Presidency on Friday said Nelson Mandela International Day, marked in honour of

UN Gives Goats as Emergency Food Measure in Boko Haram-hit Nigeria

ROME � Nearly 1,000 women struggling to put food on their tables in Boko Haram-hit northeast Nigeria have received goats as emergency assistance, the United Nations said Thursday.

The region is threatened with

BOLD DECISIONS NEEDED FOR SOUTH AFRICA TO ACHIEVE 6% GROWTH

JOHANNESBURG, July 14 (NNN-SAnews) -- If South Africa is to achieve 6% growth, extraordinary bold decisions that change the economy must be made, says Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba.If we must rebound from