Daily Archives: April 20, 2017

Launching 2017 Coordination Segment, Economic and Social Council Adopts 10 Decisions, Elects Subsidiary Body Members amid Debate on NGO Participation

The Economic and Social Council today adopted 10 decisions and elected dozens of members to its subsidiary bodies, as it kicked off the coordination and management meetings of its 2017 session.

The bulk of today’s discussions focused on improving the …

Department of Women hosts Imbizo on 365 Days of Activism for No Violence Against Women and Children at Soshanguve

Theme: Challenges faced by parents and grandparents regarding Social Media

The South African government has ensured that they mitigate the technology divide in our most disadvantaged communities this has had both positive outcomes and challenges. The Minister in the Presidency …

AFRICA VAN BOOST ITS GDP BY BRIDGING INFRASTRUCTURE GAP, WORLD BANK SAYS

ACCRA, Africa can greatly increase its per capita gross domestic product (GDP) if it is able to bridge the huge infrastructure gap in sectors of its economy, says the World Bank in its latest Africa Pulse report.

The 15th edition …

Nigerian Anti-graft Activists Want Further Action From Buhari

Anti-corruption activists in Nigeria say the president’s suspension of two top officials is only a first step and must be followed up with more action.

On Wednesday, Buhari suspended national intelligence agency chief Ayo Oke, who was linked to more …

Condolences for Philip Kgosana

Pretoria – President Jacob Zuma has extended his heartfelt condolences on the passing of Pan Africanist Congress (PAC) stalwart, freedom fighter and former Tshwane Metropolitan councillor, Philip Ata Kgosana.

The Presidency on Thursday said Kgosana led more than 30 000 …