Daily Archives: April 24, 2017

New Testing Procedure Holds Promise As a Critical Tool in the Global Effort to Eliminate Malaria

Field laboratory-deployable molecular test up to 80,000 times more sensitive than current options CINCINNATI, April 24, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — As the global community gathers for World Malaria Day to celebrate successes and plot strategy to eliminate the disease from the face of the earth, a new ray of hope is emerging from a surprising […]

NEW SOUTH AFRICAN LABOUR GROUPING PICK VETERAN UNIONIST VAVI AS SECY-GEN

JOHANNESBURG, Zwelinzima Vavi, who wa ousted as secretary-general of the Confederation of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu), the country’s biggest labour grouping, has chosen Secretary-General of the newly-launched South African Federation of Trade U…

SOUTH AFRICA’S KRUGER NATIONAL NOW HAS ITS OWN COURT TO HEAR CASES AGAINST RHINO POACHERS

PRETORIA, South Africa’s largest game reserve, the Kruger National Park, now houses a court where cases against those charged with rhino poaching will be heard. The park accounted for more than 60 per cent of the more than 1,000 rhinos poached in the w…

SOUTH AFRICAN DEPUTY PRESIDENT SLAMS MONEY CULTURE IN RULING ANC

JOHANNESBURG, South African Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has again expressed his objection to the recent Cabinet reshuffle which resulted in the ouster of former finance minister Pravin Gordhan, saying the move by President Jacob Zuma has heightene…