Daily Archives: April 11, 2019

African Union: High-Speed Rail Network on Track

NAIROBI Plans are on track for a high-speed rail network connecting the continent’s borders by 2063, the African Union’s Development Agency says. The ambitious multibillion-dollar project aims to ease the movement of goods and people across African borders, but the …

WB puts Mozambique’s economic losses from Cyclone Idai at up to US$773 million

The World Bank estimates the direct economic losses from Cyclone Idai in Mozambique to range from $656 million-$773 million, covering damage to buildings, infrastructure and agriculture, a note sent out via the United Nations said on Thursday.

In the note, …

South Africa sends relief donations to Malawi

PRETORIA, The South African Government continues to help and respond to the urgent needs of its neighbouring countries following the humanitarian disaster left by Cyclone Idai.

On Tuesday, members of the South African National Defence Force departed from the Waterkloof …

South Africa sends relief donations to Malawi

PRETORIA, The South African Government continues to help and respond to the urgent needs of its neighbouring countries following the humanitarian disaster left by Cyclone Idai.

On Tuesday, members of the South African National Defence Force departed from the Waterkloof …

S. Sudan Frets Over Whether Sudan Coup Could Derail Fragile Peace Deal

JUBA THURSDAY’S MILITARY COUP IN SUDAN SPARKED ANXIETY IN NEIGHBORING SOUTH SUDAN THAT THE TOPPLING OF LONGTIME PRESIDENT OMAR AL-BASHIR COULD SCUPPER A FRAGILE PEACE DEAL THAT ENDED SOUTH SUDAN’S FIVE-YEAR CIVIL WAR.

Thursday’s military coup in Sudan sparked anxiety …

South Africa puts on hold ratifying ILO’s Convention 122

JOHANNESBURG, The South African government have agreed to put on hold the signing of the International Labour Organization’s Employment Policy Convention No. 122 in favour of developing the country’s National Labour Policy first.

This decision was taken on Tuesday after …