Daily Archives: August 8, 2018

Driving environmental awareness in Mauritania

Proving small initiatives can have great impact

JOHANNESBURG, Aug. 08, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Wanting to raise awareness about the unhealthy and unsanitary conditions in her home country, now 26-year-old Aminetou Bilal launched the “Selfie Mbalite” campaign in February 2017. …

FIFTH COMESA FORUM OPENS IN NAIROBI

NAIROBI– The Fifth Annual Research Forum of the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) opened in Nairobi, Kenya, on Tuesday with representatives of more than 50 leading policy think tanks, academia and the private sector from the 21 …

South Africa: Land and Mineral Resources Committee Briefed on Communal Property Association Amendment Bill

The Select Committee on Land and Mineral Resources was briefed by the Department of Rural Development and Land Reform on the Communal Property Association (CPA) Amendment Bill [B12B-2017].

The Bill seeks to amend the existing Communal Property Association Act 28 …

UN APPEALS FOR $45M TO HELP MIGRANTS TRAVELLING BETWEEN YEMEN AND HORN OF AFRICA

GENEVA– As conflicts and natural disasters have sharply deteriorated living conditions in the Horn of Africa and Yemen, more and more people have been crossing the Gulf of Aden in both directions, leading the International Organization for Migration (IOM) to …