Daily Archives: June 10, 2019

Many Zimbabweans Still Distressed 3 Months After Cyclone Idai

HARARE – Cyclone Idai ripped through eastern Zimbabwe three months ago, after striking Mozambique and Malawi. On Monday, a top U.N. official for humanitarian affairs and emergency relief said Zimbabweans in the storm-hit areas are still struggling to get food …

At Least 95 Killed in Mali Massacre

At least 95 people were killed Monday in central Mali when armed men attacked a village overnight, shooting people and setting homes on fire.

Mali Interior Security Ministry spokesman Amadou Sangho said at least 19 people are missing.

A reporter …

Global trade tensions a concern for South Africa – Trade Minister

PRETORIA, South Africa’s Trade and Industry (dti) Minister Ebrahim Patel has expressed concern at growing trade tensions in the global economy.

Heightened uncertainty from growing trade tensions and measures is also placing a drag on an already fragile global economy. …

South African President Ramaphosa in Gevena for ILO centenary

GENEVA, President Cyril Ramaphosa is in Geneva, Switzerland, where he is leading the South African delegation at the International Labour Organisation (ILO) Centenary Conference.

The conference, which starts Monday morning, is the 108th ILO session and is being convened under …

Important for Iran to Implement its JCPOA Commitments, IAEA Director General Says

It is essential that Iran fully implements its nuclear-related commitments under the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano told the Agency’s Board of Governors today.

Mr Amano noted the announcement by Iran’s Supreme National Security …

IAEA Director General’s Introductory Statement to the Board of Governors

(As prepared for delivery)

Madam Chairperson,

The IAEA Annual Report for 2018 is before the Board.

It is the Board’s report to the General Conference, summarising the Agency’s work to promote peaceful applications of nuclear science and technology, enhance nuclear …