Monthly Archives: January 2018

Radiant.Earth and OpenAQ Partner to Fight Air Pollution in Africa

WASHINGTON, Jan. 31, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Radiant.Earth today announced its partnership with OpenAQ to bring together a diverse group of individuals in Ghana and Kenya who are deeply concerned about poor air quality in their

SA names team for Commonwealth Games

The South African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee (SASCOC) has named the team that will represent the country at the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games in Australia.Team South Africa athletes will do

Dti to announce successor programme to Black Industrialists

The Department of Trade and Industry (dti) will over the course of the year announce a successor programme of the Black Industrialists Programme, says Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies.Speaking at the

SA scores top honours in budget transparency

South Africa shares the top spot in the recently released Open Budget Index (OBI) survey.

The OBI survey assesses the availability of eight key budget documents in each of the 115 countries evaluated,

Researcher perseveres against all odds

A researcher at the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) has not allowed his background to determine his future.Growing up in a community with a lack of resources to stimulate learning,

Report illegal firearm dealings

The Hawks have urged members of the public to report any illegal firearm dealings in communities.The specialist crime fighting unit has intensified operations to seize firearms from people involved in firearm trafficking,

Komet Reports 185 and 149.6 g/t Au from Grab Samples within the Guiro Mine

QUEBEC CITY, Jan. 30, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Komet Resources Inc. (“Komet” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce a gold discovery 4km from the Guiro mine and the development of a new unmined

Global Cancer Survival Rates Improve, But Wide Gaps Remain

LONDON Cancer patients' survival prospects are improving, even for some of the deadliest types such as lung cancer, but there are huge disparities between countries, particularly for children, according to a

Statements of the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Nikos Kotzias, following his meeting with UN Secretary General’sPersonal Envoy, Matthew Nimetz (Athens, 30 January 2018)

N. KOTZIAS: Mr. Nimetz and I had a very creative and productive meeting. I explained our proposal concerning the pact and I told him what it could and should contain. I told

SOUTH AFRICA TO HOST 10TH BRICS SUMMIT IN JULY

PRETORIA, South Africa, which has taken over the rotating chair of the emerging economies grouping comprising Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa, or BRICS as it commonly referred to, is set

TOP OF THE CLASS: MAGIGWANA SECONDARY SHOWS COMMITTEE HOW IT’S DONE

Down a long dusty road that passes many mango and banana trees, our car drew up at Magigwana Secondary School.It is close to 3.30pm when the Portfolio Committee on Basic Education stops

AU BLAMES LIBYAN ARMED GROUPS FOR ILL-TREATMENT OF AFRICANS

ADDIS ABABA, The African Union has blamed armed groups in Libya for ill-treatment of Africans in Libya, including slavery.The armed groups of Libya are responsible for the unspeakable misconduct they are doing