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SOUTH AFRICAN POWER UTILITY ASKS LESOTHO, SWAZILAND TO USE LESS ELECTRICITY

JOHANNESBURG, South African power utility Eskom has urged the two kingdoms of Lesotho and Swaziland, with which it has firm power supply agreements, to reduce consumption as it attempts the two landlocked neighbours offset crippling power shortages. Eskom has jumped

Egypt Ramps Up Efforts to Combat Irregular Migration

GENEVA, Switzerland, Egypt’s inter-ministerial National Coordinating Committee to Combat and Prevent Illegal Migration (NCCPIM) has launched its first Annual Report. Speaking at the launch of the report in Cairo, NCCPIM head Ambassador Naela Gabr thanked IOM for its support, its

IOM Assists School Enrolment of Displaced Children in Central African Republic

GENEVA, Switzerland, IOM is facilitating the primary school enrolment of displaced children as part of its site management activities at the Lutheran Church displacement site in Bangui in the Central African Republic (CAR). The children are registered by IOM site

UN expert group on people of African descent launches fact-finding visit to the United States

GENEVA, Switzerland, The United Nations Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent will carry out a fact-finding visit to the United States from 19 to 29 January 2016, at the invitation of the Government. The Group’s delegation will

‘Swazi Police Admit Killing Suspect’

Swaziland police have admitted killing a man in their custody a href=”http:swazimedia.blogspot.co.uk201506olice-torture-suspect-to-death.html” target=”_blank”who they allegedly tortureda, according to local media. The 35-year-old Mozambican barber, Luciano Reginaldo Zavale, popularly known as Melusi, a href=”http:swazimedia.blogspot.co.uk201506olice-torture-suspect-to-death.html” target=”_blank”had reportedly been taken to Manzini police

‘Swazi Ex-Justice Minister Took Bribe’

Sibusiso Shongwe took a bribe when he was still Swaziland’s Justice Minister and he tried to entice a High Court Judge and the Chief Justice Michael Ramodibedi to also take bribes, a top Swazi judge and a senior judicial officer