Daily Archives: September 18, 2018

Gates Foundation Report Says Demographic Trends Threaten Global Progress, Calls for Increased Focus on Health and Education in Poorest Countries

Bill and Melinda Gates say investing in young people could unlock productivity and innovation

SEATTLE, Sept. 18, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation today launched its second …

SOUTH AFRICAN AIRWAYS TO RESUME JOBURG-HK FLIGHTS DISTRUPTED BY TYPHOON

JOHANNESBURG-- South African Airways (SAA) has resumed flights between Johannesburg and Hong Kong, following bad weather caused by Typhoon Mangkhut, the national flag carrier says.

Following the receipt of weather …

SOUTH AFRICAN AIRWAYS TO RESUME JOBURG-HK FLIGHTS DISTRUPTED BY TYPHOON

JOHANNESBURG-- South African Airways (SAA) has resumed flights between Johannesburg and Hong Kong, following bad weather caused by Typhoon Mangkhut, the national flag carrier says.

Following the receipt of weather …

SOUTH AFRICA PAYING ATTENTION TO CYBERCRIME AT HIGHEST LEVEL

PRETORIA-- South African Defence and Military Veterans Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula says efficient, powerful and cost-effective cyber defence and solutions must be implemented to protect the country's critical information infrastructure.

We …

SOUTH AFRICA PAYING ATTENTION TO CYBERCRIME AT HIGHEST LEVEL

PRETORIA-- South African Defence and Military Veterans Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula says efficient, powerful and cost-effective cyber defence and solutions must be implemented to protect the country's critical information infrastructure.

We …

COMMUNICATIONS MINISTER OPPOSES RETRENCHMENTS AT SOUTH AFRICAN BROADCASTER

PRETORIA-- Communications Minister Nomvula Mokonyane has expressed strong opposition to possible retrenchments at the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC).

As the shareholder, it is our considered view that any retrenchment …

Somali Girls’ Deaths Spur More Calls to End FGM

A spate of deaths of young girls from female genital mutilation (FGM) has renewed calls for Somalia to outlaw the tradition.

Four girls, ages 10 and 11, from central and …

Somali Girls’ Deaths Spur More Calls to End FGM

A spate of deaths of young girls from female genital mutilation (FGM) has renewed calls for Somalia to outlaw the tradition.

Four girls, ages 10 and 11, from central and …