Monthly Archives: May 2017

Burundi Paralyzed by Fuel Shortages as Leaders Blame Lack of Dollars

NAIROBI � Fuel shortages have paralyzed the small central African nation of Burundi, threatening further damage to an economy already moribund after years of political violence and raising questions about the role of the country’s only oil importer.

The problem …


JOHANNESBURG, According to Effective Measure South Africa’s Mobile Report 2017, more South Africans are using their mobile phones to access the Internet.

The report, which says that this was an increase of 15 per cent from 2015, adds that mobile …

Minister Lynne Brown: Remarks to Select Committee on Communication and Public Enterprises

Minister Brown’s remarks to the Select Committee on Communication and Public Enterprises

Chairperson Ellen Prins

Members of the Select Committee

Officials of my Department and Parliament

South Africans

Five weeks ago, I poked my nose into a hornet’s nest at …

KZN to host social cohesion summit

Pretoria – The KwaZulu-Natal provincial government is set to convene a two-day Social Cohesion and Moral Regeneration Summit.

Held under the theme, ‘Deepening Social Cohesion and Moral Regeneration towards a United and Prosperous KwaZulu-Natal and Nation Building’, the summit will …

Quality of life for all citizens a priority for government

Cape Town � President Jacob Zuma says improving the quality of life of all South Africans remains a key priority in the work of government.

The President said this when he led a debate on The Presidency’s Budget Vote in …