Category Archives: Governance

Taiwan’s Leader Visits Rare African Ally, Tiny Swaziland

Taiwan is emphasizing its ties with one of the few countries that grant it diplomatic recognition as President Tsai Ing-wen visits the tiny African kingdom of Swaziland.

Ing-wen's first trip …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …