Monthly Archives: November 2016

SOUTH AFRICA FORMS NATIONAL EMERGENGY RESPONSE TEAM FOR GENDER-BASED VIOLENCE

The South African Department of Social Development has launched a National Emergency Response Team (NERT) to provide psycho-social support to victims affected by gender-based violence.

Launched by Deputy Minister of Social Development Hendrietta Bogopane-Zulu here …

Press Conference Invite: The New Development Consensus on Aid Effectiveness

The Deputy Director-General of the European Commission, Klaus Rudischhauser, will on Thursday, 1 December 2016 at 10:00am address a press conference on the New Development Consensus on Aid Effectiveness.

The press conference will take place …

Former police commander faces charges for assaulting journalist

Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) in a letter to Ruhakana Rugunda, Prime Minister of Uganda welcomed the charges brought against the former police commander of Kampala District, Joram Mwesigye for assaulting a Wavah Broadcasting Services (WBS) …

SOUTH AFRICAN POWER UTILITY REGRETS DOWNGRADING OF CREDIT RATING BY S&P

South Africa’s State-owned power utility, Eskom, has expressed regret at the decision of international rating agency Standard and Poor’s to downgrade its long-term corporate credit rating.

“Eskom Holdings SOC Ltd. notes with regret the rating …

IOM, MOI Train Immigration Officers in Passport Examination Procedures

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) and the Egyptian Ministry of Interior (MoI) organized a training of trainers for 17 government officials from 13 to 24 November 2016 on passport examination procedures in order to …

SOUTH AFRICANS MARK 16 DAYS OF ACTIVISM

Hundreds of people are starting to make their way inside the Lebowakgomo Civic Centre where President Jacob Zuma is expected to launch the 16 Days of Activism for No Violence Against Women and Children campaign.…

Government notes Fitch, Moody’s announcements

Government has noted the recent Fitch Ratings announcement to change South Africa’s rating from stable to negative, as well as Moody’s Investor Service’s decision to keep South Africa’s ratings unchanged.

Government Communication and Information System …

eRAD Expands Install Base in South Africa at Netcare Pinehaven Hospital

Full eRAD platform for radiology department of nation’s biggest hospital group

GREENVILLE, S.C., Nov. 25, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — eRAD announced today that it has successfully deployed its Radiology Information System (RIS) and PACS for

‘Immediate action’ needed as millions in north-eastern Nigeria face food insecurity � UN

Warning that ongoing unrest and rising inflation have left more than five million people in restive north-east Nigeria facing acute food insecurity, the United Nations agriculture agency today appealed for $25 million through May 2017 …