Daily Archives: August 2, 2017

SOUTH AFRICA: JOINT EFFORT NEEDED TO BEAT ECONOMIC GROWTH SLUMP

PRETORIA– President Jacob Zuma says determination, unity and the willingness of all sectors to pull together is required to turn around the low economic growth situation in South Africa.

Addressing the African Farmers’ Association of South Africa (AFASA) Agribusiness Transformation …

Kenya’s New $3.2B Railway Frustrates Customers Ahead of Election

NAIROBI, KENYA � The new railway linking Nairobi to the port of Mombasa was supposed to be the crowning achievement of an infrastructure bonanza propelling President Uhuru Kenyatta to victory in Kenya’s August 8 polls.

Instead, more than two months …

Rape accused gets 15 years imprisonment

A thorough and responsive investigation led to sentencing of a 29-year-old accused to fifteen years imprisonment for rape on Tuesday, 01 August 2017 by the Ganyesa Regional Court.

The accused’s sentencing followed an incident in which he raped a 15-year-old …

Deputy President Ramaphosa receives Democratic Alliance petition

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has noted and received the Democratic Alliance (DA) petition presented to the Office of the Deputy President on Wednesday, 02 August 2017, which relates to proceedings in Parliament on Tuesday, 8 August 2017.

The matters raised …

South Sudanese Refugees in Uganda Near Million Mark

MIREYI, UGANDA � Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby, spiritual leader of the world’s Anglicans, prayed on Wednesday with South Sudanese refugees in northern Uganda, home to a nearly million fugitives from a four-year civil war in the world’s youngest nation.…