Daily Archives: March 29, 2017

BANK OF CHINA TO WORK WITH SOUTH AFRICA TRADE AND INDUSTRY DEPT TO ATTRACT INVESTMENTS

JOHANNESBURG– South Africa will embark on a roadshow in China to attract investment in the Special Economic Zones (SEZs) in this country.

Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies, who witnessed the signing of under a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on …

SOUTH AFRICAN GOVT TO INTRODUCE LEGISLATIONL TO SET UP LAND COMMISSION

CAPE TOWN– The Department of Rural Development and Land Reform will soon table a Bill in Parliament to provide for the establishment of a Land Commission which will help the government to conduct a comprehensive land audit, says the Minister, …

NEW AFRICAN SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY REPORT LAUDS ETHIOPIA’S ACHIEVEMENTS

ADDIS ABABA– A new developmental report on Africa notes that Ethiopia has given much emphasis to develop Science, Technology and Innovation (STI), despite its slow start to science, technology and innovation policies.

The Africa Capacity Report 2017, which was launched …

Former Ivory Coast First Lady Acquitted of Crimes Against Humanity

A court in Ivory Coast found former first lady Simone Gbagbo not guilty Tuesday of crimes against humanity allegedly committed during the 2011 post-election violence.

Gbagbo was not in court when the verdict was announced. Prosecutors have 60 days to …

Mediators’ Exit Leaves DRC Deal in Danger of Collapsing

KINSHASA, DRC – A political deal signed on New Year’s Eve that was supposed to clear the way for elections in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and the departure of President Joseph Kabila could be on the brink of …