Monthly Archives: May 2017

Aides of Ivory Coast Parliament Speaker Questioned About Arms Cache

ABIDJAN, IVORY COAST � Authorities in Ivory Coast have questioned two senior military officers close to parliamentary speaker Guillaume Soro, one of his spokesmen said Wednesday, after an arms cache was found recently in the home of an aide.

The …

Minister Nomvula Mokonyane: Valuing Water Regional Consultation workshop

Key note address for Minister Nomvula Mokonyane during the HLPW Valuing Water Initiative Regional Consultation Workshop during the High Level Panel discussion Different Policy Perspectives of Valuing Water

Esteemed Moderator,

Cabinet Ministers,

Dr Oyun Sanjaasuren, Chair of the Global Water …

National enquiry to fast-track land reform

Cape Town � Speaker of the National Assembly Baleka Mbete says Parliament will soon embark on a national land enquiry aimed at accelerating the slow pace of the land reform process.

The Speaker said this when she tabled Parliament’s Budget …

UN Urges Algeria, Morocco to Release Trapped Syrian Refugees

RABAT, MOROCCO �Algeria and Morocco should to take action to assure safe passage to 41 Syrian refugees stranded along the border between both countries for weeks, the United Nations refugee agency (UNHCR)said on Tuesday.

The Syrian refugees, including babies and …

Deputy Minister Pamela Tshwete addresses emerging farmers in Thembalethu

The Deputy Minister of Water and Sanitation today met with a group of emerging farmers in Thembalethu George to listen to their water challenges. Today’s engagement formed part of the post budget vote engagements.

These farmers, under the Thembalethu Farmers …