Business and Finance

Business & Finance

SOUTH AFRICA TO SHOWCASE INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITIES

PRETORIA-- Next week's much-anticipated Investment Conference will be a platform for South Africa to woo investors and showcase a more coherent narrative about the direction of South Africa's economy.

This is according to Economic Development Minister Ebrahim Patel who on …

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SOUTH AFRICA TO SHOWCASE INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITIES

PRETORIA-- Next week's much-anticipated Investment Conference will be a platform for South Africa to woo investors and showcase a more coherent narrative about the direction of South Africa's economy.

This is according to Economic Development Minister Ebrahim Patel who on …

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US Says 60 Militants Killed in Somalia Airstrike

The U.S. military says 60 al-Shabab militants were killed in Friday's airstrike near the town of Harardhere in central Somalia.

A statement Tuesday from the U.S. Africa Command (AFRICOM) says the strike was conducted in coordination with the government of …

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Governance

Governance

Delegates Voice Concern over Millions Living in Poverty, Unsustainable Trend of Uneven Development, as Second Committee Continues General Debate

Eradication of poverty and promotion of international trade are crucial to implementing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, speakers told the Second Committee (Economic and Financial) today as it continued its general debate.

The representative of Nepal emphasized that the …

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Delegates Voice Concern over Millions Living in Poverty, Unsustainable Trend of Uneven Development, as Second Committee Continues General Debate

Eradication of poverty and promotion of international trade are crucial to implementing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, speakers told the Second Committee (Economic and Financial) today as it continued its general debate.

The representative of Nepal emphasized that the …

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BRICS Inter-Ministerial Committee to address the press on the state of readiness

The Inter-Ministerial Committee on the BRICS Summit, represented by its Chairperson, Minister of International Relations and Cooperation Ms Lindiwe Sisulu and Co-Chairperson, Minister of Higher Education and Training Ms Naledi Pandor, will on Monday, 23 July 2018, address members of …

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General

General

Typhus Cases Rise in Los Angeles, Several Other US Cities

Typhus, a bacterial infection that is sometimes life threatening, is on the rise in Los Angeles and several other U.S. cities. Public health officials say homelessness is making the problem worse and that the disease, which is associated with poverty …

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Typhus Cases Rise in Los Angeles, Several Other US Cities

Typhus, a bacterial infection that is sometimes life threatening, is on the rise in Los Angeles and several other U.S. cities. Public health officials say homelessness is making the problem worse and that the disease, which is associated with poverty …

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UN to South Sudan Rebels: Free Abducted Civilians

The U.N. rights chief is urging the Sudan People's Liberation Army In-Opposition to free hundreds of civilians they abducted in South Sudan's Western Equatoria region between April and August. A report by the U.N. Mission in South Sudan and the …

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Medical and Health

Medical/Health Care

CHINA, BOTSWANA AGREE TO RAISE TIES TO NEW LEVEL

BEIJING, China- Chinese President, Xi Jinping, on Friday held talks with Botswana's President, Mokgweetsi Masisi, in Beijing, and the two leaders agreed to raise bilateral ties to a new level.

Masisi, on a state visit to China, is to attend …

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U.S. Department of State, UVA Darden School, and Concordia Announce Finalists for 2018 P3 Impact Award

Finalists for the 2018 P3 Impact Award were announced today by the Office of Global Partnerships at the U.S. Department of State, the University of Virginia Darden School of Business Institute for Business in Society and Concordia. The Award recognizes …

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U.S. Department of State, UVA Darden School, and Concordia Announce Finalists for 2018 P3 Impact Award

Finalists for the 2018 P3 Impact Award were announced today by the Office of Global Partnerships at the U.S. Department of State, the University of Virginia Darden School of Business Institute for Business in Society and Concordia. The Award recognizes …

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Sports

Sports

Democratic Republic of Congo: Specialist Red Cross Ebola team arrives in North Kivu

A team of Red Cross experts has arrived in the town of Beni, close to the epicentre of the Ebola outbreak in North Kivu in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DR Congo).

The 19-person multidisciplinary team is made up …

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Democratic Republic of Congo: Specialist Red Cross Ebola team arrives in North Kivu

A team of Red Cross experts has arrived in the town of Beni, close to the epicentre of the Ebola outbreak in North Kivu in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DR Congo).

The 19-person multidisciplinary team is made up …

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Nature-based solutions as catalysts for achieving the SDGs

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Your excellencies, distinguished guests, ladies and gentlemen � on behalf of UNDP, I welcome you to this event, to celebrate 25 years of the Convention on Biological Diversity, and to reflect on the essential role of …

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Technology

Technology

Zimbabwe Authorities Worried by Medical Drugs on Black Market

Authorities in Zimbabwe say the country's economic crisis has resulted in an acute shortage of essential medical drugs. Officials say the shortage has pushed some people to turn to the black market for medicines, some of which are not certified …

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Zimbabwe Authorities Worried by Medical Drugs on Black Market

Authorities in Zimbabwe say the country's economic crisis has resulted in an acute shortage of essential medical drugs. Officials say the shortage has pushed some people to turn to the black market for medicines, some of which are not certified …

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SOUTH AFRICA: PRESIDENT SENDS CONDOLENCES FOLLOWING TRAGIC LIMPOPO CRASH

PRETORIA-- President Cyril Ramaphosa has sent his condolences following the passing away of more than 27 people, amongst them two small children, in a multiple vehicle accident on the N1 North in Limpopo.

A 22-seater minibus, truck and light delivery …

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