LIBYAN MUSLIM BROTHERHOOD CONVERTS INTO NON-GOVERNMENTAL ORGANISATION

Tue 04 May 2021: The Libyan Muslim Brotherhood announced Sunday that it has converted into a non-governmental organization. In a written statement, the organization said it has changed its name to the Resurrection and Reform Society. “We declare to all Libyans that, with the grace and help of Allah, the community has turned into an […]

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NICD: NEW COVID-19 VARIANT IN INDIA NOT DETECTED IN SA (WATCH)

Mon 03 May 2021: The National Institute for Communicable Diseases is refuting claims that the new COVID-19 variant in India has been detected in South Africa. This as COVID-19 infections in India continues to rise sharply. The institute says South Africa has not reported the B.1.617 variant. The NICD’s Professor Adrian Puren has the latest […]

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PFIZER VACCINE HITS SA SHORES

Mon 03 May 2021: The country’s vaccination programme on Sunday reached a welcomed milestone with Health Minister, Dr Zweli Mkhize, announcing the arrival of the first batch of the Pfizer vaccination doses. The 325 260 doses arrived at the OR Tambo International Airport at 11.45pm. “The National Joint Operational and Intelligence Structure (NATJOINTS) has considered all […]

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CHAD’S MILITARY NAMES NEW GOVERNMENT, LIFTING OF AN OVERNIGHT CURFEW

Mon 03 May 2021: The military council that took power in Chad last month after the shock death of veteran leader Idriss Deby has named a 40-person transitional government. the army spokesman said. The new government came after consultations with the transitional prime minister, Albert Pahimi Padacke who was tasked to propose a list of […]

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SOMALIA’S PM PROMISES FAIR ELECTIONS, ORDERS ARMY TO RETURN TO BARRACKS

Sun 02 May 2021: Somali Prime Minister Mohamed Hussein Roble has vowed to hold transparent elections in the country and has ordered the National Army to return to their bases and not get involved in politics. “I applaud our people for their patience and ask them to stand by the Government in maintaining law and […]

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125 CHILDREN RESCUED OFF LIBYA COAST HEADING TO EUROPE

Sat 01 May 2021: The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has announced that Libyan authorities have rescued 125 children destined for Europe via boat off the Libyan coast, confirming that most were placed in detention centres. UNICEF disclosed in a statement that among the rescued children fleeing war and poverty via the dangerous sea route […]

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SOUTH AFRICA: PRESIDENTIAL YOUTH EMPLOYMENT INITIATIVE COMES TO AN END

Sat 01 May 2021: The Presidential Youth Employment Initiative implemented through the basic education sector comes to an end today. In a statement on Friday, the Department of Basic Education (DBE) said the initial duration of the programme, which started in December 2020, was four months but this was extended by one month until the […]

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