Category Archives: General

South Africa to hold conference on next 25 years of democracy

PRETORIA, President Cyril Ramaphosa is expected to lead government’s delegation at the 25 Years of Democracy � The Next 25 Years Conference at the University of Johannesburg, scheduled for later this month.

Ramaphosa will deliver an opening address to the …

South Africa to harshly punish employers for hiring undocumented foreigners – official

PRETORIA, South Africa will harshly punish employers who employ undocumented foreign nationals, Home Affairs Deputy Minister Njabulo Bheka has warned.

We will curb the appetite of employers to employ undocumented foreign nationals all in the name of profits, Bheka said …

Roller Skate Hockey: Angola Fail objective in World Cup

Fernando Falle’s “pupils” were losing in the interval by 0-2.

After beating Mozambique by 6-1 on Wednesday, the national team was expected to win in order to raise at least one step up from the previous championship in 2017 in …

Why Nigerian Small Manufacturers Fear New Continental Trade Deal

ABUJA, NIGERIA – A recently signed African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) is intended to increase trading among African nations and eliminate tariffs and bottlenecks. Some manufacturers in Nigeria, however, say that wading into the continental market could undermine local …

South Sudan Court Rules Against Marriage of Girl, 16, in Landmark Case

JUBA – A court in South Sudan has annulled a child marriage, in a rare legal case that activists say could signal a turning point for women’s rights in the conservative country.

The marriage of a 16-year-old girl, the daughter …

Sudan’s Military Council to Be Dissolved in Transition Deal

KHARTOUM – Sudan’s top general says the military council that assumed power after the overthrow of President Omar al-Bashir in April will be dissolved with the implementation of a power-sharing deal reached with protesters last week.

The military and a …