Source: Republic of South Africa: The Parliament |

Committee on Mineral Resources welcomes Joint Submission by Four Unions Aimed at Improving the Safety and Health of Mineworkers

he committee is currently on a week-long oversight visit in Gauteng and Mpumalanga provinces, visiting mines and mine companies

The Portfolio Committee on Mineral Resources has welcomed a collaborative union submission on health and safety challenges facing the mining industry. Although generally applicable to mining, the report focused on the challenges faced by miners at Sibanye-Stillwater where 22 fatalities have been recorded since January 2018. The committee is currently…

Source: Médecins sans frontières (MSF) |

Ebola outbreak in North Kivu: Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) treatment centre opens in Mangina

The virus has already killed 41 people, according to the Ministry of Health

Taking a new step in its response to the current Ebola outbreak in North Kivu, Democratic Republic of Congo, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) opened a treatment centre on Tuesday 14 August in Mangina, a small town considered to be the epicentre of the outbreak. All patients from the isolation unit…

Source: Republic of South Africa: Department of International Relations and Cooperation |

The Republic of South Africa sends Condolences to the People of Kingdom Jordan following the Terrorist Attack on Friday 11 August 2018

The South African Government was deeply saddened to hear of the tragic passing-on of 5 Jordanian security officials on 11 August 2018, following a suicide bomb attack in the Jordanian town of Fuheis. The blast is believed to have targeted the annual Fuheis festival, a prominently Christian gathering that is…

Source: Republic of South Africa: The Presidency |

President Ramaphosa arrives in Windhoek for the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Summit

President Ramaphosa will today join the SADC Organ on Politics, Defence and Security meeting

President Cyril Ramaphosa has this afternoon, 16 August 2018, arrived in Windhoek in the Republic of Namibia to lead South Africa’s delegation at the 38th Ordinary Summit of the Heads of State and Government of the Southern African Development Community (SADC). President Ramaphosa will today join the SADC Organ on…

Source: Republic of South Africa: The Parliament |

South Africa: Parliament Joins The Nation in Mourning the passing and celebrating the life of Mrs Sobukwe

Mrs Sobukwe will be remembered for her courage, resilience and fortitude during the fight for liberation when her husband was jailed in Robben Island by the Apartheid government

The Presiding Officers of Parliament, National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete and National Council of Provinces Chairperson Thandi Modise have learnt with a profound sense of sadness of the passing on of Mrs Zondeni Sobukwe, the widow of the PAC founder Robert Sobukwe.  Mama Azania, as she was affectionately known, passed…

Valor Económico
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Isabel dos Santos confirms order for ENDE’s removal from Efacec

Isabel dos Santos reiterates that public funds were not used to purchase Efacec and states that ENDE failed to pay the full value for its share, and therefore its shareholding was reduced from 40% to 16%

João Lourenço ordered the removal of the Empresa Nacional de Distribuição de Electricidade (Angolan National Power Distribution Company - ENDE) from the partnership with Isabel dos Santos at Efacec Power Solutions, the businesswoman told VALOR. “We were notified that the President of the Republic had issued instructions to the Ministry…

ICE Africa
Source: ICE Africa |

Women in Gaming: Sportingbet's Siddiqa Samsoodien on defying discrimination while smiling

Clarion Gaming continues to advance the role of women in the industry across the region and internationally with vital insights from some of the industry’s key female figures

As part of South Africa’s Women’s Month, Clarion Gaming continues to advance the role of women in the industry across the region and internationally with vital insights from some of the industry’s key female figures ahead of this year’s ICE Africa, which takes place on 24 and 25 October at…

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Video News Release: Rugby Africa Gold Cup: Rugby World Cup Qualification: Watch the last games on Saturday

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Watch the Rugby Africa Gold Cup Live on YouTube on Saturday 18 August: Namibia vs Kenya: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UOvZl-INt84 Uganda vs Zimbabwe: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n2yg56p2eek Tunisia vs Morocco: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aWNtBpMDmX0 Download the fixtures: https://bit.ly/2OoQUu9 Key figures about rugby in Africa: https://bit.ly/2vUjkVp Journalist? REGISTER to receive the results, B-Roll and photos or to request an interview: https://bit.ly/2vdALkk

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APO Group on the search for new Head of Media Relations Division based in Paris or London

APO Group’s continuing growth and development leads the company to recruit a new expert for its Media Relations Division

APO Group (www.APO-opa.com), the leading media relations consultancy for Africa and the Middle East, today announced it has begun its international search for a Head of Media Relations Division, to be appointed at the beginning of October 2018. This recruitment occurs at a time when APO Group is experiencing strong…