Category Archives: Key Issues

South Africa calls for calm ahead of the announcement of the official election results in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)

South Africa joins SADC, the AU and many other international organisations in awaiting the elections results to be announced by the Democratic Republic of Congo#39;s (DRC) Independent National Electoral Commission (CENI). Any other body of civil socie...

Sudan: Police Fire Tear Gas at Anti-Bashir Protesters

Riot police fired tear gas at thousands of protesters in Sudan's capital on Sunday, as demonstrations calling for President Omar al-Bashir to step down continued for the third week.Crowds of protesters gathered in Khartoum Sunday, heeding a call from t...

Yemen’s War Rivals Exchange Artillery Fire Around Port City

SANAA Security officials say Yemen's Shiite rebels and government forces are shelling each other in areas south of Hodeida, straining an already shaky cease-fire in the Red Sea port city.They said each side blamed the other for Saturday's shelling, and...

US Dragnet Closes Around Group Accused of $2B ‘Secret’ Loans in Mozambique

It sounds like a Hollywood caper: A group of investors and officials convince European banks to loan a total of $2 billion to a resource-rich African nation trying to rebuild after a bruising civil war. The money promptly disappears, and then this cape...

HOME AFFAIRS OFFICES OPEN FROM 7AM TO 7PM UNTIL 11 JANUARY 2019 TO PROVIDE EXTENDED AND QUICKER SERVICES TO CITIZENS

Several Home Affairs offices across the country are operating on a 7am to 7pm shift from 2 to 11 January 2019 to ensure clients are not turned away from offices during this busy period. On a normal shift, clients are served from 08h00 in the morning un...