Daily Archives: June 20, 2017

Heading to Uganda for ‘solidarity summit,’ UN chief marks World Refugee Day with calls for action

Refugee protection is not a matter of solidarity or generosity, but an obligation under international law, United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres today said, detailing five strong appeals to the international community for respecting refugees’ rights.

We are still witnessing many …

Address by Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa at the Gordon Institute of Business Science

Unpacking Radical Economic Transformation

Programme Director, Ms Katie Kilpatrick,

Dean of GIBS, Professor Nicola Kleyn,

Distinguished Guests,

Ladies and Gentlemen,

In just under a week’s time, South Africa will celebrate the 62nd anniversary of the adoption of the Freedom Charter …

EGYPT LEADS NORTH AFRICA IN ABSORBING FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT INFLOWS

CAIRO, Egypt, Robust Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) to Egypt, continues to boost inflows to North Africa, the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) said.

According to UNCTAD’s World Investment Report 2017, the FDI flows into North Africa rose …

Initiative to look at affordable data prices

Soweto � The Internet for All initiative will look at how South Africans can access the internet with affordable data prices, says Telecommunication and Postal Services Deputy Director General Tinyoko Ngobeni.

Addressing the Internet for All initiative in Soweto on …

As Africa Faces More Terrorism, Experts Point to Saudi-spread of Fundamentalist Islam

WASHINGTON DC � On June 5, Saudi Arabia and its allies, including Egypt, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain, cut diplomatic ties with Qatar, accusing it of funding extremist groups such as the Muslim Brotherhood and Islamic State.

In response, …