Daily Archives: September 30, 2015

Closing ‘vast’ gender gap, ending child marriage key priorities, Ghanaian President tells UN

30 September 2015 – Spotlighting the importance his country places on gender equality, the President of Ghana told the United Nations General Assembly today that a major priority will closing the “vast” gaps between men and women through, among other efforts, providing decent education for girls and working to end child marriage. “Most of the

30 September 2015 – Illicit cigarettes hidden in trailer carrying horse at Beitbridge

Pretoria, 30 September 2015 – A vigilant SARS official discovered over R1 million worth of illicit cigarettes hidden in a trailer carrying a horse at Beitbridge border post on 28 September 2015. The officer was doing inspections of trucks parked at the border post at about 2am when he discovered the one truck carrying a

30 September 2015 – Trade Statistics for August 2015

Pretoria, 30 September 2015 – The South African Revenue Service (SARS) today releases trade statistics for August 2015 that recorded a trade deficit of R9.95 billion. This figure includes trade data with Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia and Swaziland (BLNS). Please click here to read the full document. For more info, visit the Trade Statistics webpages.

Crisis Forces CAR President to Leave UNGA Early

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