NUMBER OF INTERNALLY DISPLACED REACHED 59.1 MILLION IN 2021: MONITOR

Fri 20 May 2022: The unprecedented figure is the result of new waves of violence and protracted conflict in countries ranging from Ethiopia and Afghanistan to Syria and the Democratic Republic of the Congo. People living in internal displacement due to conflicts or natural disasters worldwide reached a record 59.1 million at the end of 2021, up from 55 million a year earlier, the Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre […]

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KZN RESIDENTS URGED TO EXERCISE CAUTION AS INCLEMENT WEATHER EXPECTED

Thu 19 May 2022:  The KwaZulu-Natal Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs has called upon residents to exercise extreme caution as inclement weather conditions are expected this weekend. This follows a South African Weather Service (SAWS) advisory that a cut-off low pressure system could bring light snowfall, freezing temperatures and severe thunderstorms in parts […]

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SPECTRUM: TELCOS ERECTING NEXT GENERATION 5G NETWORKS

Thu 19 May 2022: Communications and Digital Technologies Minister Khumbudzo Ntshavheni says the release of high demand spectrum has paved the way for telcos, or telecommunications companies, to start building next generation 5G networks. Ntshavheni said this when she tabled the department’s budget vote during a mini-plenary of the National Assembly on Wednesday. “The release […]

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BRICS COUNTRIES TO EXPAND CLIMATE CHANGE COOPERATION

Tue 17 May 2022: The delegates of the BRICS countries had a high-level conference on Tuesday, during which they decided to deepen and extend multilayered cooperation in the subject of climate change, according to the Russian Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment. Under the chairmanship of Chinese Minister of Ecology and Environment Huang Runqiu, delegates […]

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