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South Africa: Public Hearings on Restitution of Land Rights Amendment Bill Completed in Provinces
Source: Republic of South Africa: The Parliament - Jul 20, 2018

The Committee expresses its appreciation that South Africans took the time to attend the hearings and actively participating in the discussions to re-open the land claims process PRETORIA, South Africa, July 20, 2018,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- The Portfolio Committee on Rural Development and Land Reform recently completed public hearings on...

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Grain Market Participants Highlight the Role of Enhancing Supply Chain Efficiency and Data Availability to Improve Food Security in Egypt
Source: Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) - Jul 20, 2018

Egypt is likely to remain the world’s biggest importer of foreign-grown grains for the foreseeable future given the limits to arable land and water supplies CAIRO, Egypt, July 20, 2018,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the European Bank for Reconstruction and...

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“Major and Unmet Humanitarian Needs” Among South Sudanese in Sudan, says International Federation of Red Cross (IFRC) Secretary General
Source: International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) - Jul 20, 2018

Since the conflict in South Sudan started in late 2013, more than 2.4 million South Sudanese have fled in search of safety in neighbouring countries. Of these, around 760,000 have crossed into Sudan KHARTOUM, Sudan, July 20, 2018,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- Tens of thousands of people displaced by the conflict...

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South Africa: Statement from the Presiding Officers of Parliament on Nelson Mandela International Day
Source: Republic of South Africa: The Parliament - Jul 19, 2018

Parliament remains resolute in its pursuit of fearless oversight, transparency, openness and accountability PRETORIA, South Africa, July 19, 2018,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- Madiba’s birthday today is particularly special as it marks 100 years since his birth. This year we are also celebrating the centenary birthday of Ms Albertina Sisulu, another...

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South Africa: The department of public works turns the tide on fraud and corruption
Source: Republic of South Africa: Department of Government Communication and Information - Jul 19, 2018

PRETORIA, South Africa, July 19, 2018,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- The Minister of Public Works, TW Nxesi together with the Special Investigating Unit (SIU) will hold a media briefing on 19 July 2018 at GCIS (Pretoria). The content of the briefing will address:     The signed Proclamation by President Ramaphosa that...

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Seychelles: Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) Council of Ministers and Meeting of Minsters of Foreign Affairs Endorse Seychelles Nominations of Ambassador Marie-Pierre Lloyd and Mr. Francis Lebon to Key Posts
Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Seychelles - Jul 18, 2018

Seychelles Ambassador Marie-Pierre Lloyd is one of the six new members elected to the Committee  VICTORIA, Seychelles, July 18, 2018,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- The Ministers of Foreign Affairs of the COMESA Authority has endorsed a new group COMESA Committee of Elders at its meeting that took place on 15th July...

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South Africa: Deputy President Mabuza to Address the National Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment (Bbbee) Rural and Township Economy Summit in Eastern Cape
Source: Republic of South Africa: The Presidency - Jul 18, 2018

The summit is expected to be attended by over 1 000 delegates from across the country, to exchange ideas, knowledge and expertise  PRETORIA, South Africa, July 18, 2018,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- Deputy President David Mabuza will tomorrow, 19 July 2018, officially open the National Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment Rural and...

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South Africa: Nelson Mandela Exhibition Dublin
Source: Embassy of Ireland, South Africa - Jul 18, 2018

It explores Mandela’s extraordinary life through five themes – Leader, Comrade, Negotiator, Prisoner, Statesman  PRETORIA, South Africa, July 18, 2018,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- This year marks the centenary of Nelson Mandela’s birth as well as twenty five years of diplomatic relations between Ireland and South Africa. To commemorate both occasions,...

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