Category Archives: Human Rights

NEW APP-DRIVEN BANK TO LAUNCH IN SOUTH AFRICA

JOHANNESBURG, Bank Zero, a 45-per cent Black-owned mutual bank founded by veteran bankers Michael Jordaan and Yatin Narsai is set to be launched in the fourth quarter of 2018.The new applications-driven bank is set to launch after getting a provisional...

Daily Press Briefing by the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General

The following is a near verbatim transcript of today's noon briefing by Stephane Dujarric, Spokesman for the Secretary General.**South SudanAbout an hour ago, we issued a statement of the African Union and the UN on the situation in South Sudan.

Guinea-Bissau Writers Want to Help Country Turn a New Page

BISSAU, GUINEA-BISSAU The Guinea-Bissau Writers Association gathers dozens of people from different backgrounds who share the same goal: to improve the literature of a small West African country with one of the world's lowest literacy rates.The author...

Assistance Aeroportuaire du Mali (ASAM S.A.) to provide line maintenance services for Boeing 737 and Airbus A320 aircrafts in West Africa

ASAM S.A. (www.ASAM-mali.com), the Airport Assistance Company of Mali, today announced its certification as an Approved Maintenance Organization with the ability to offer line maintenance services in West Africa for Boeing 737 (300/400/500 - 600/700/ 8...

Botswana Leader Tells VOA Mugabe Departure ‘Long Overdue’

Botswana's President Seretse Khama Ian Khama was the first African head of state to call on Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe to step down during the recent crisis in that country. Prior to Mugabe's resignation, the Botswana leader said Zimbabweans have...

FANA’S GENERAL SECRETARIAT: KUWAIT PRESIDENT, LEBANON AND OMAN VICE PRESIDENTS

The 45th General Assembly of the Federation of the Arab News Agencies (FANA) on Thursday elected its new General Secretariat board, with Kuwait winning the presidency, while Lebanon and Oman were picked as vice presidents. FANA's General Assembly has k...