Business and Finance

Business & Finance

7,000 DELEGATES EXPECTED AT ITU TELECOM WORLD CONFERENCE IN DURBAN SEPT 10-13

DURBAN-- More than 7,000 delegates from around the world are expected to gather at Durban's Inkosi Albert Luthuli International Convention Centre for the Telecom World conference, organized by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) from Sept 10 to 13,

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SOUTH AFRICA’S TOP COURT RULES APPOINTMENT OF DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC PROSECUTIONS INVALID

JOHANNESBURG-- The Constitutional Court, South Africa's highest court, has ruled that Shaun Abrahams's appointment as the National Director of Public Prosecutions (NDPP) was constitutionally invalid and has subsequently dismissed with costs the appeal by him and by the National Prosecuting …

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Vote Counting Under Way in Mali After Presidential Runoff

Vote counting is under way following the second and final round in Mali's presidential election. Voting on Sunday was peaceful, but many Malians are cynical about their country's political system, and most did not vote.

Concerns about Islamist attacks may …

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Governance

Governance

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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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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Conflicts and weather expand list of countries needing food aid

Rome - Global food supply conditions remain broadly ample, but conflicts continue to acutely aggravate and prolong severe food insecurity. Adverse local weather conditions have also raised the number of countries requiring external assistance for food, according to FAO's new …

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General

General

The Department of International Relations and Cooperation (DIRCO) assisting distressed South African citizen in Germany

The Department of International Relations and Cooperation (DIRCO) is aware of the case of a distressed citizen reported by Mr Baise on Sunday, 12 August 2018. By Monday, 13 August 2018, our Embassy in Berlin made direct contact with him.…

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The Department of International Relations and Cooperation (DIRCO) assisting distressed South African citizen in Germany

The Department of International Relations and Cooperation (DIRCO) is aware of the case of a distressed citizen reported by Mr Baise on Sunday, 12 August 2018. By Monday, 13 August 2018, our Embassy in Berlin made direct contact with him.…

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Congo’s Latest Ebola Outbreak Taking Place in War Zone

Highlighting the dangers in containing an Ebola outbreak in a war zone, suspected rebels killed seven people in northeastern Congo and sent residents fleeing, an official said.

Global health officials have warned that combating this virus outbreak is complicated by …

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Medical and Health

Medical/Health Care

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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Libya Denies It Abandoned Migrants at Sea

Libya's coast guard is denying accusations by a Spanish aid group that it left two women and a child to die in the Mediterranean Sea.

Coast guard spokesman Ayoub Gassim on Tuesday said the service carries out rescues of Europe-bound …

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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

As prepared for delivery.

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

SOUTH AFRICAN PRESIDENT APPOINTS ACTING DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC PROSECUTIONS

PRETORIA-- South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has appointed Dr Silas Ramaite as acting National Director of Public Prosecutions (NDPP) following Monday's ruling by the Constitutional Court declaring the appointment of the former NDPP, Shaun Abrahams, as invalid and unconstitutional.

The …

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SOUTH AFRICAN PRESIDENT APPOINTS ACTING DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC PROSECUTIONS

PRETORIA-- South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has appointed Dr Silas Ramaite as acting National Director of Public Prosecutions (NDPP) following Monday's ruling by the Constitutional Court declaring the appointment of the former NDPP, Shaun Abrahams, as invalid and unconstitutional.

The …

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2018 FOCAC SUMMIT TO BE NEW STARTING POINT FOR CHINA-AFRICA PARTNERSHIP

BEIJING-- The 2018 Beijing Summit of the Forum on China-Africa Co-operation (FOCAC) next month will be a new starting point for fully fostering the China-Africa comprehensive strategic and co-operative partnership, says the Tunisian Ambassador to China, Dhia Khaled.

In an …

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