Monthly Archives: December 2016

LIBYA DEPORTS DOZENS OF ILLEGAL AFRICAN MIGRANTS

Libyan authorities deported 157 illegal African migrants on Thursday.

The migrants are mostly from Mali and were hoping to make it to Europe vi…

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More than one million people in northeast Nigeria receive food aid

The UN food agency, WFP, has delivered food or cash to more than a million Nige…

Experts welcome end to US counter-terrorism measure

Two UN human rights experts have welcomed the decision by the United States to dismantle what they viewed as a “discriminatory” c…

UN experts applaud US decision to dismantle ‘discriminatory and ...

Two United Nations human rights experts welcomed a decision by the United States to dismantle a national registry program targeting people vi…

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End of “discriminatory” US counterterrorism measure welcomed

A decision by the United States to dismantle a controversial cou…

ANOTHER 800 MW OF POWER ADDED TO SOUTH AFRICA’S NATIONAL GRID

Another 800 megawatts (MW) of electricity is being added to South Africa’s national grid, after the first unit of the Kusile coal-fired …

DRAMATIC INCREASE IN RHINOS POACHED IN SOUTH AFRICA’S KZN ...

There has been a draatic increase in cases of rhino poaching in the Eastern South African province of KwaZulu-Natal this year, with at least 159 …

85 PCT OF SOUTH AFRICAN PRISONERS COMMIT CRIMES AFTER THEIR RELEASE

About 85 per cent of prisoners in South Africa commit crimes after their release, according to the Police and Prisons Civil Rights Union (Popcr…