Hospitality Extended to Refugees Must Not Be Taken for Granted, Host Countries Caution as Third Committee Explores Responsibility-Sharing Options

Warning that the hospitality extended to refugees by developing countries should not be taken for granted, delegates in the Third Committee (Social, Humanitarian and Cultural) called today for a whole-of-globe approach to ensure that all countries do their fair share, …

South Africa: Warning About Fake Minister Mkhize Facebook Account

The Ministry of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (CoGTA) wishes to alert social media users and the public about the existence of fake and fraudulent facebook accounts under the name of COGTA Minister, Dr Zweli Mkhize.

The Ministry condemns this …

South Africa: Warning About Fake Minister Mkhize Facebook Account

The Ministry of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (CoGTA) wishes to alert social media users and the public about the existence of fake and fraudulent facebook accounts under the name of COGTA Minister, Dr Zweli Mkhize.

The Ministry condemns this …

Interpol Breaks Up Human Trafficking Ring in Sudan

Police in Sudan’s capital have rescued 94 victims of human trafficking, 85 of them minors.

Some of the victims rescued in Khartoum were 10 years old.

Interpol, the international police organization, broke up the trafficking ring in Operation Sawiyan that …

The Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), Southern Africa Office launches Zambia STEPS Profile and Country Profiles for Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia and Zimbabwe

The Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) Southern Africa Office (SA) launched the Zambia STEPS Profile and the Country Profiles (CPs) for Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia and Zimbabwe in Lusaka.

The Secretary to Treasury (Zimbabwe) and Chairman of the Bureau of 23rd …

South Africa: Red Tape Impacting Negatively on Service Delivery

The Select Committee on Social Services has decried the unreasonably long process it takes to make appointments, procure equipment and service health facilities in the Free State Province. This according to the committee leads to poor service delivery.

The committee …

South Africa: Joint Constitutional Review Committee Concludes Public Hearings in The Eastern Cape

The Co-Chairperson of the Joint Constitutional Review Committee, Mr Vincent Smith, has emphasized the Committee’s satisfaction with the concluded Gauteng leg of public hearings on the possible review of Section 25 of the Constitution.

The quality of argument and the …