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CARICOM chairman lobbies Chile for development financing

Chairman of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) and Prime Minister of Jamaica Andrew Holness has encouraged Chilean President Sebasti·n PiÒera to use his country's "considerable visibility" on the international stage to assist members of the regional... (

Zimbabwe:Tembo Ready for Africa Vs UK Boxing Tournament

[The Herald] Zimbabwe's super bantamweight boxer, Tapiwa "Shortgun" Tembo, says he is ready to fly the flag high in the upcoming boxing extravaganza dubbed "UK vs Africa" set for next Friday at the Harare International Conference Centre. Tembo, who is based in Cape Town, South Africa, will face off with one of UK's emerging talents, 24-year old Marc Leach, in eight rounds. (

South Africa:Decision to Withdraw from ICC Still Under Discussion - Minister

[News24Wire] International relations minister Lindiwe Sisulu has hinted that South Africa might yet flip-flop on a decision by the governing party that the country should withdraw from the International Criminal Court. (

Dukharan sees contraction

CARIBBEAN ECONOMIST Marla Dukharan is predicting that the Barbados economy is headed for a contraction this year. As teams from Government and the International Monetary (IMF) yesterday started discussions...


Mali:UN Chief Condemns Attack Targeting International Forces in Northern Mali

[Africa Renewal] Walls of a building, which once housed a court, riddled with holes caused by heavy artillery in Gao, Mali. (

South Africa:In Hunt for Clean Jet Fuel, South Africa Swaps Tobacco for Weeds

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Cape Town -When a South African Airways Boeing 737 took off from O.R. Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg two years ago, headed for Cape Town, it was powered by an unusual fuel: tobacco. (

South Africa:MEC Debbie Schafer Congratulates Learners Attending 59th International Mathematics Olympiad

[Govt of SA] Six Cape Town learners to attend 59th International Mathematical Olympiad (IMO) (

Deputy Minister Reginah Mhaule - Brics Stakeholder Engagement

[Govt of SA] Speech by Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Ms Reginah Mhaule, -BRICS in Africa -Working Towards the Realisation of the African Aspirations- In partnership with the Institute for Global Dialogue - University of South Africa- Pretoria (

South Africa:Computer Boffins Claim Third Place at International High-Performance Computing Contest

[News24Wire] South African computer boffins have claimed third place at an international high-performance computer competition in Germany. (

South Africa:Alleged 419 Scammer Denied Bail

[SAPS] Limpopo -Suspected 419 scammer Olga Ndlovu (51) who posed as an agent of fictitious international company was denied bail by the Orlando Magistrate Court for fraud. (

South Africa:South Africa Must Focus On Its Kids to Meet UN Development Goals Targets

[The Conversation Africa] There have been several vast improvements in the lives of South Africa's children in recent years. Close to 90% of children now have access to electricity - up from 72% in 2003. About 12% of children live below the international poverty line of USD$ 1.25 a day, down from 43% in 2003. (

South Africa:Athletics - SA Athletes Pull Out All the Stops in Paris

[Sascoc] Paralympians Charl du Toit and Anruné Liebenberg are maintaining the South African para-athletics legacy on the international circuit, writes MARK ETHERIDGE. (

South Africa:International Relations On Stranded Young South Africans in China Due to Visa Scam

[Govt of SA] The Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Lindiwe Sisulu is aware of South African citizens who are stranded in China as a result of a visa scam and she has instructed the department to work with the Chinese authorities to have their passports released so that they can come back to South Africa as soon as possible. (

Freshworks accelerates international growth with market expansion in South Africa

Freshworks Inc, a provider of cloud-based business software, today announced an aggressive growth strategy to propel the ambitious expansion of its evolving South African footprint. “Our growth plan for South Africa completely leverages the company’s product strengths, financial capabilities, and technology innovation to drive industry-leading returns,” said Arihant Jain, Business Head, Middle East & Africa, [&hellip (

Top Consideration for SMEs Expanding Into Africa

[New Era] Windhoek -In light of Africa Day on May 25, more African Small and Medium Enterprises (SME) owners should be encouraged to look at how they could expand their operations into the rest of the continent. This is according to Mark Paper, Chief Operating Officer at Business Partners International (BUSINESS/PARTNERS), who says that Africa has for long been regarded as a region with untapped economic opportunity. (

Mumbai: International Students' Hostel falling apart, talks on to shift place

Many students from countries like Sweden, Africa and Afghanistan live in the hostel (

Africa:We Must End the World's Cruelty Towards Widows

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] I helped set up International Widows Day after seeing the harsh injustices endured by my mother when she became a young widow (

Africa:CIEL Comments on 'Unwelcome and Ill-advised Withdrawal' Of U.S.

[Center for International Environmental Law] Today the United States announced that it is withdrawing from the United Nations Human Rights Council, the most important international forum for advancing a shared understanding of fundamental human rights and exposing and addressing grave abuses of those rights. The Center for International Environmental Law (CIEL) issued the following statement: (

South Africa:Civil Society Rescues Encounters International Documentary Festival

[Daily Maverick] Encounters, the South African International Documentary Festival, faced a financing deficit that would have discontinued it as an "essential fixture" in the South African film landscape. However, civil society came to the rescue of this important cultural event. (

South Africa:Here Are Cities Facing Biggest Threat From Climate Change

[News24Wire] Major South African centres are at risk from the effects of climate change, says an international report. (

Fourteen CARICOM countries prepare projects to mobilise Green Funds (

Chorus Against Swazi Election Grows

[Swazi Media] Action for Southern Africa (ACTSA) has joined the growing chorus of international observers to declare elections in Swaziland / Eswatini undemocratic. (

South Africa:Minister Siyabonga Cwele Elected Chairperson of the International Telecommunications Satellite Organisation

[Govt of SA] The Minister of Telecommunications and Postal Services, Dr Siyabonga Cwele has been elected as the Chairperson of the International Telecommunications Satellite Organisation (ITSO). South Africa is chairing ITSO for the first time and will hold the position for two years. (

Africa:'Blue Is The New Green' - Debut Africa Blue Economy Forum Hits The Mark

[Blue Jay Communication] Launch event attracts international experts to debate ways to harness Africa's oceans (

Africa:NoVoFoundation Announces Grant of USD 1,240,000 To International Network to End Violence Against Women and Girls

[NoVo Foundation] The NoVoFoundation has announced a Grant of USD 1,240,000 over four years to the International Network to End Violence Against Women and Girls (INEVAWG), hosted by Masimanyane Women's Rights International (

South Africa:Brazil and South Africa Tech Hubs Launched to Drive International Growth

[PR Newswire] London -Global network of tech hubs will help to grow digital economies in emerging markets and drive growth in tech investment. (

Africa:Locally Rooted, Globally Connected - Masimanyane Women's Rights International

[Masimanyane Women's Rights International] Masimanyane has 14 offices in the Eastern Cape, with our largest footprint in Buffalo City, where we have 10 service offices. (

Africa:Who's Saying What As Kenyan Referee Captured Receiving Bribe

[Nation] Kenyan referee Aden Marwa was captured on camera receiving a Sh60,000 bribe in order to influence the outcome of an international football match involving Ghana in the 2018 Africa Nations Championship (Chan). (

‘Tackle bullying in the home’ (

Watch: Kapp dismisses England captain Knight

England captain Heather Knight is trapped lbw for four by South Africa's Marizanne Kapp, as the hosts make a bad start to the first one-day international. (

England v South Africa: Heather Knight is dismissed by Marizanne Kapp

England captain Heather Knight is trapped lbw for four by South Africa's Marizanne Kapp, as the hosts make a bad start to the first one-day international. (