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Abra, Monero offer pathway to inclusion for African investors
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Abra, Monero offer pathway to inclusion for African investors

Riccardo “fluffypony” Spagni, the South African-based Lead Maintainer of the Monero Project NAIROBI, Kenya, 17th September 2018 -/African Media Agency (AMA)/- Global currency wallet and exchange Abra has just added super-private cryptocurrency Monero to its platform in a move it says is aimed directly at helping emerging economies – including Africa – drive a revolution […]

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South Africa : Parliament embarks on official visit to Republic of Cuba

The official Parliament-to-Parliament visit follows an invitation from Ms Mbete’s Cuban counterpart, President of the National Assembly of People’s Power Mr Esteban Lazo Hernández CAPE TOWN, South Africa, September 17, 2018,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- National Assembly Speaker Ms Baleka Mbete is leading a multi-party delegation of eight Members of Parliament (MPs) on an official parliamentary […]

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South Africa: Minister Davies Concludes Visit to Argentina for the G20 Trade Ministers Meeting

Minister Davies emphasised that South Africa’s participation at the Trade and Investment Ministerial Meeting was to contribute to and shape global trade and investment policy debates by providing views from a developing country standpoint PRETORIA, South Africa, September 17, 2018,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- The Minister of Trade and Industry, Dr Rob Davies is back in […]

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South Africa: Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (CoGTA) appoints Spokesperson

Mr Zondi brings along extensive experience in the field having worked as a journalist and also having occupied positions as spokesperson for the Ministries of Labour and Police and in the private sector PRETORIA, South Africa, September 17, 2018,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- The Ministry of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (CoGTA) has appointed seasoned communicator […]

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South Africa: Presidential Consultation Supports Action to Stimulate Confidence, Growth

The meeting in Pretoria was a preparatory dialogue ahead of the forthcoming Jobs Summit and Investment Conference CAPE TOWN, South Africa, September 17, 2018,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- President Cyril Ramaphosa has shared with South Africa’s business and labour leaders an outline of the economic stimulus package adopted by Cabinet to spark economic activity and secure […]

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South Africa Government Prioritises Intra-African Trade – Director-General October

849 enterprises received financial support across all incentives of the department PRETORIA, South Africa, September 14, 2018,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- The Director-General of the Department of Trade and Industry (the dti), Mr Lionel October, says the priority of the South African government is to promote intra-African trade. October was briefing the Portfolio Committee on Trade […]

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Children’s rights: United Nations Committee to review Benin, El Salvador, Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Mauritania, Niger, and Saudi Arabia and to hold a Day of General Discussion

The Committee, which is composed of 18 independent experts, monitors how the 196 States that have ratified the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) and/or its two Optional Protocols are complying with their obligations ABUJA, Nigeria, September 14, 2018,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- The UN Committee on the Rights of the Child will meet […]

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Zimbabwe: Harare suburbs rocked by “double punch” of cholera and typhoid

Red Cross volunteers are providing water treatment, tracking and referral services, and are going door-to-door to provide families in high risk areas with information about cholera prevention HARARE, Zimbabwe, September 14, 2018,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- More than 1,000 Red Cross volunteers are fanning out through the suburbs of Zimbabwe’s capital in a bid to contain […]

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South Africa: Joint Constitutional Review Committee Resolves to Discuss Report on Land Submissions next week

The committee also took a tour of the venue where the hard copies of the hundreds of thousands of written submissions are being kept at Parliament CAPE TOWN, South Africa, September 14, 2018,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- The Joint Constitutional Review Committee (CRC) today resolved to discuss the report of the service provider regarding the hundreds […]

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South Africa: Committee Calls for Vibrancy of Social Development Projects

The committee today embarked on an oversight programme in the Western Cape’s Worcester and De Doorns communities, assessing the performance of the early childhood, community development and nutrition and rehabilitation centres and substance and alchohol abuse victims shelters CAPE TOWN, South Africa, September 14, 2018,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- The Portfolio Committee on Social Development told […]