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South Africa and Iran to Host Business Forum in Pretoria

The business forum will address amongst others trade, investment, economic development and industry related issues JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, October 20, 2017,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- The Department of Trade and Industry (the dti) together with their Iranian counterparts will host the South Africa-Iran Business Forum at the Department of International Relations and Cooperation (DIRCO) offices in […]

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Prevention of Torture: UN human rights body suspends Rwanda visit citing obstructions

The delegation suspended the visit on day five of their planned seven-day mission because of Rwanda’s lack of cooperation GENEVA, Switzerland, October 20, 2017,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- The United Nations Subcommittee on Prevention of Torture (SPT) has suspended a visit to Rwanda due to a series of obstructions imposed by authorities, such as accessing some […]

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The United Nations in South Africa opens exhibition at Apartheid Museum

The exhibition, which was organized in partnership with the museum and Brand South Africa, showcases the UN’s contribution in the fight against apartheid PRETORIA, South Africa, October 20, 2017,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- The United Nations in South Africa yesterday launched its exhibition, “The Role of the United Nations in the Struggle for Freedom in South […]

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Mogadishu attack: Emergency Response Update (as of 20 October 2017)

More than 300 people have been confirmed dead, over 300 people injured with nearly 200 people still missing NEW YORK, United States of America, October 20, 2017,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- Following the massive bomb explosion in Mogadishu on 14 October, the Federal Government of Somalia, humanitarian organizations, the UN, NGOs, donors, the private sector, member […]

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United Nations and World Council of Churches Consultation issues communique on sustainable peace in Burundi

They examined the current situation in Burundi as well as the role of religious leaders and their contribution to enhance peace, security and reconciliation in the country GENEVA, Switzerland, October 20, 2017,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- A consultation in Arusha, Tanzania, has issued a communique entitled “Sustainable Peace in Burundi.” The meeting, organized by the World […]

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United States Agency for International Development and Ghana Government Foster Private sector-led Economic Growth through Partnerships

The Seventh Annual Pre-Harvest Agribusiness event draws private sector investment and encourages the sustainable growth of agribusinesses in Ghana TAMALE, Ghana, October 20, 2017,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- Recognized as the largest annual gathering of farmers, buyers, manufacturers, government officials, development partners and financial institutions, the Seventh Annual Pre-Harvest Agribusiness event draws private sector investment and […]

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President Zuma Appoints New Media Development and Diversity Agency (MDDA) Board Members

The three new members are: Mr. Ronald Lamola, Ms. Martina Della-Togna and Ms. Nombeko Mbava PRETORIA, South Africa, October 20, 2017,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- President Jacob Zuma has appointed three new members of the Media Development and Diversity Agency (MDDA) Board. The three new members are: Mr. Ronald Lamola, Ms. Martina Della-Togna and Ms. Nombeko […]

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UK provides urgent lifesaving aid to victims of escalating conflict in the Democratic Republic of Congo

The International Development Secretary Priti Patel has called for the international community to act now and not forget the millions of people displaced by increasing levels of violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo LONDON, United Kingdom, October 20, 2017,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- Ms. Patel’s call came as she announced vital lifesaving support for hundreds […]

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His appointment will take effect from the 1st of November 2017

PRETORIA, South Africa, October 20, 2017,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- Minister in the Presidency, Mr. Jeff Radebe, today announced the appointment of the new Statistician-General and Head of Statistics South Africa (Stats SA), Mr. Risenga Maluleke. His appointment will take effect from the 1st of November 2017 when Dr. Pali Lehohla’s tenure expires at the end […]

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An initial appraisal of Africa’s path towards sustainable development

Joint AfDB-AU-ECA-UNDP baseline report urges sustained commitment to reducing poverty and calls for upgrading the continent’s statistical capabilities to ensure and track future progress ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, October 20, 2017,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- A new report launched today states that in spite of recent progress, African countries need to sustain efforts to eradicate extreme poverty […]