Category Archives: Sports

Collaboration and teamwork could improve South Africa’s health system

South Africa's public health system has many shortcomings. There aren't enough health professionals to serve the 84% of patients who rely on the public sector. The situation is made worse …

UN Chief Appoints Adviser to Help AU Mediation in Sudan

UNITED NATIONS The U.N. secretary-general has appointed special adviser Nicholas Haysom to support the African Union's mediation efforts in Sudan, where the military ousted longtime President Omar al-Bashir last week.…

African Consultative Group Meeting: Statement by the Chairman of the African Caucus and the Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF)

Minister Kenneth Ofori-Atta, Chairman of the African Caucus, and Ms. Christine Lagarde, Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), co-chaired the African Consultative Group meeting today at the IMF …

US Confirms Airstrike Kills Deputy Leader of IS Militants in Somalia

PENTAGON The U.S. military confirmed Monday that it carried out an airstrike that killed the deputy leader of Islamic State militants in Somalia.

U.S. Africa Command said Sunday's airstrike near …

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 …

Hungary: ‘Porgy and Bess’ Cast Asked to Be African American

BUDAPEST, HUNGARY The Hungarian State Opera has asked the nearly all-white cast for its production of "Porgy and Bess" to self-identify as African American.

The Hungarian performers were asked to …