Daily Archives: April 8, 2017

Defense Minister Named to Replace Mali’s PM

BAMAKO, MALI � Mali’s President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita replaced his prime minister late Saturday, naming the defense minister to head the government of the West African nation, which is struggling to end unrest in its restive desert north.

Abdoulaye Idrissa …

SOUTH AFRICA URGED TO REMAIN POSITIVE DESPITE DOWNGRADE

PRETORIA,April 8 (NNN-SAnews) — National Treasury on Friday urged South Africans to remain positive and continue to work towards turning the economy around.

This as ratings agency Fitch Ratings (Fitch) announced earlier on Friday that it has downgraded government’s long-term …