• Angola:Angola Open to Foreign Investment

    [ANGOP] Pretoria -The Angolan President, João Lourenço, last Friday reiterated the government 's commitment to improving the business environment in the country, in order to favour domestic and foreign private investment as well as to make it become the productive base of Angola's development.

  • NGOs call for special session of UN Human Rights Council to address Myanmar crisis

    Source: Article 19, Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development, Amnesty International, CIVICUS, International Commission of Jurists, International Service for Human Rights, Fédération Internationale des Ligues des Droits de I'Homme, Global Centre for the Responsibility to Protect Country: Bangladesh, MyanmarIn light of serious reports of human rights violations, including crimes against ...

  • 04 Dic
    Italy-South Africa matchmaking event in Aerospace

    Italy-South Africa matchmaking event in Aerospace, missione imprenditoriale in Sudafrica si svolegrà dal 4 al 5 dicembre 2017 a Pretoria.  La Regione Lazio, attraverso Lazio Innova, sta valutando l’opportunità di partecipare all’Italy-South Africa matchmaking event in Aerospace, iniziativa organizzata e promossa dall’Ambasciata d’Italia a Pretoria, in collaborazione con il National Aerospace ...

  • 24 Ott
    South Africa-Italy summit

    La prossima edizione del "South Africa-Italy summit" organizzato da The European House Ambrosetti, si svolgerà a Johannesburg dal 24-25 ottobre 2017. South Africa-Italy summit riunisce una community esclusiva composta da amministratori delegati, autorità pubbliche ed economisti di spicco italiani, sudafricani e di tutta l’Africa sub-sahariana per rafforzare le relazioni strategiche ed economiche. Summit ...

  • £200,000 raised from Banksy art auction donated to anti-arms group

    A new Banksy piece has sold for more than £200,000 at auction. The artwork, named Civilian Drone Strike, depicts drones destroying a child-like drawing of a house while a little girl and her dog watch on in horror. It was sold for £205,000 at an exhibition set up to oppose an arms ...

  • UNHCR witnesses massive destruction and human suffering in Kasai

    Source: UN High Commissioner for Refugees Country: Angola, Democratic Republic of the CongoEntire villages have been burnt down and civilians are in a dire situation as basic services have stopped and lawlessness prevails. Hundreds of children have been separated from their parents.This is a summary of what was said by UNHCR ...

  • Nigeria summons South Africa envoy over police killing claim

    Nigeria on Tuesday summoned South Africa’s envoy over allegations that South African police suffocated a Nigerian national to death while he was in custody. The Nigerian foreign ministry said Kingsley Ikeri, a 27-year-old living in South Africa’s eastern Kwazulu-Natal province, had been “suffocated to death by the South African police ...

  • Budget bank rattling South Africa’s financial sector

    A budget bank is booming in South Africa’s economic slump, challenging the decades-long dominance of the big four lenders and prompting a price war that is driving down banking costs in a country where many people cannot afford an account. Capitec Bank has doubled its customer numbers over the past five ...

  • AAA students claim inaugural Facebook challenge student award at the Loeries

    The award, which aims to celebrate the achievements of future creatives as they redefine creativity in the mobile era, was created in partnership with Facebook and The Nelson Mandela Foundation. DURBAN, South Africa, August 23, 2017/ — The Facebook Challenge (www.Facebook.com), an official Loerie Award in the Student category, was ...

  • UK house price growth weakest in over four years

    British house prices rose at their slowest rate in over four years last month, while the number of sales slowed due to a limited supply of property and continued political uncertainty, a property industry body said yesterday. The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) said its monthly house price balance dropped ...