Daily Archives: February 19, 2015

Conflict in Sudan's Darfur displaces 41,000 in two months, says U.N.

Conflict in Sudan’s Darfur displaces 41,000 in two months, says U.N. Thu 19 Feb 2015 at 17:15 NNA – Fighting between Sudanese government forces and rebels in parts of Darfur has displaced more than 41,000 people from their homes since late December, the U.N. said on Thursday.”Aid organizations have assessed and verified the needs of

R700m equity equivalent programme launched

Cape Town: Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies has launched a R700 million IBM South Africa broad-based black economic empowerment (B-BBEE) equity equivalent investment programme. The launch of the equity equivalent investment programme is in line with the 2007 Codes of Good Practice that require all entities operating in the South African economy to make

Gauteng Health to re-train staff on customer care

Pretoria: The Gauteng Health Department says it will re-train all frontline staff on proper customer care as well as investigate those involved in turning away patients from its healthcare facilities. “The right of women and children to emergency medical care is specifically guaranteed by our Constitution. No security guard has a right to take it

Northern Cape Premier places focus on jobs

Pretoria: Premier of the Northern Cape, Silvia Lucas, says the provincial government will focus on creating employment in the year 2015. Delivering her State of the Province Address in Kimberly on Thursday, Premier Lucas said the provincial government will harness relations with both civil society and business to ensure that 18 000 more people have