Category Archives: Governance

UNODC-SADC Regional Programme holds annual review meeting to reflect on progress in tackling crime and drugs

Under the Regional Programme entitled "Making the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Region Safer from Crime and Drugs", UNODC and the bloc assist Member States in policy development and legislation review in line with international norms an...

Southern Africa: UNODC launches network to combat human trafficking

UNODC Southern Africa, in partnership with the Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) recently launched SADCTIPNet (Southern Africa Development Community Trafficking in Persons Network), a new regional network for trafficking in persons in Lobamb...

Lawmakers: US Urgently Needs More Engagement in Africa

WASHINGTON The U.S. must remain active in Africa, which is in the midst of three famines and ongoing political instability, the chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee said during a recent hearing in Washington.Our engagement in Africa is

Africa: South Africa National Day

Press Statement by Rex W. Tillerson, Secretary of State: On behalf of President Trump and the American people, I congratulate all South Africans as you observe the 23rd anniversary of Freedom Day. On this day commemorating your first democratic electi...

Timely Investment Key to Economic Growth in Countries with Ageing Citizens, Youth Surge, Speakers Tell Population and Development Commission

Timely investment could turn the challenge of dealing with an ageing population in developed countries and a youth surge in Africa into unprecedented opportunity for growth, the Commission on Population and Development heard today as it continued its annual session.

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SOUTH AFRICA:OVER 2.6 MILLION BENEFICIARIES ACCESS SOCIAL GRANTS COUNTRYWIDE

PRETORIA, At 10am today, 2.6 million beneficiaries had already accessed their social grants across the country through ATMs and Merchants, Government announced on Saturday.Payment of social grants to beneficiaries are currently underway across the coun...