Johannesburg, South Africa, July 9, 2018 At the recent 31st Ordinary Session of the Assembly of African Union Heads of State and Government in Nouakchott, Mauritania, African Heads of State and Government received several reports, including the status of the implementation of the AU Institutional Reforms presented by President Paul Kagame of Rwanda. President Kagame is the current chair of the African Union and the champion for the AU Institutional Reforms process.
Pushing investment and inclusive economic growth will be high on the agenda as the nine established Working Groups of the BRICS Business Council facilitate interaction among powerful heads of state, captains of business and innovators at the 10th BRICS Summit on July 25 to 27, 2018. Buoyed by Dr Iqbal Surv, chairperson of the SA chapter of the Brics Business Council's assertion that Africa is set for a decade of unbelievable growth and prosperity, the Working Groups have over the last few months increased momentum to showcase South Africa as the most diversified economy on the continent.
This Nov. 29, 2003 file photo shows former South African President Nelson Mandela, kissing U.S. singer Beyonce Knowles, at the Nelson Mandela AIDS Benefit Concert in Cape Town, South Africa. It is announced Monday July 9, 2018, that Beyonce and Jay-Z will headline a special Global Citizen Festival in South Africa to honor Mandela as part of events marking the 100th anniversary of the birth of the anti-apartheid leader and Nobel Peace Prize winner.
“Very often on historical tours, you read dates you can't remember, people's names you can't pronounce and wars you haven't heard of, but what we've tried to do this year is introduce Nelson Mandela the man.” As South Koreans become increasingly conscious of democracy and human rights, and venture farther afield for one-of-a-kind experiences, South Africa's tourism can offer just what they crave this year on the centennial anniversary of Nelson Mandela's birth, said a group of South African tourism officials on a visit to Korea last week.
The IFP has cried electioneering and has suggested that the ANC cannot be trusted after President Ramaphosa's move to placate King Zwelithini over the latter's threat to protect the land he controls in the Ingonyama Trust. Today's appearance of Duduzani Zuma in the Johannesburg Specialised Commercial Crime court is of great significance for the fight against corruption in the country according to Corruption Watch executive director David Lewis.
An engineer from G-Net Cloud Services Co checks on-site communication equipment at one of the company's clients in Jakarta in June. [Photo provided to China Daily] Beijing-based G-Net Cloud Services Co plans to double its point of presence or PoP sites from 33 to 60 across the world, particularly in markets related to the Belt and Road Initiative.
McKinsey's new global head will on Monday apologize to South Africans for work the firm did with friends of scandal-plagued former president Jacob Zuma, an ill-fated deal that tarnished the reputation of the world's biggest consultancy. FILE PHOTO The logo of consulting firm McKinsey & Company is seen at an office building in Zurich, Switzerland September 22, 2016.
The chairman of the Likud South Africa group was remembered as a “true Zionist” and “dedicated member of the Jewish community,” days after he was gunned down at his workplace in South Africa by unidentified assailants. Sergio Kowensky, 67, was killed last Tuesday in a southern suburb of Johannesburg at his air-conditioning firm, in what the police force of the crime-ridden city is treating as a workplace dispute but some in the Jewish community speculate may have been linked to his Jewish and Israel activism.
Nearly 400 South African students, some of whom have not seen their families since 2012, will arrive back from Cuba this weekend where they have been studying medicine. Deputy President David Mabuza and Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi will hold a reception ceremony for 260 students who arrive at OR Tambo International in Johannesburg on Saturday evening.
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