International relations

News : International relations

Phase Two of Caribbean resources conservation programme launched

Renewed collaboration between the International Union of Conservation of Nature (IUCN) and The University of the West Indies (UWI) is seen as important for the effective management and good governance of protected areas in the Caribbean region,... (

Africa:Measuring Progress in Women's Land Rights

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] On International Women's Day, eyes turn to the need to #pressforprogress towards gender parity in all areas, including women's access to land and property. (

Africa:Liberian Artists Represent Africa At Unesco in Women's Day Art Exhibition

[FrontPageAfrica] Paris, France -In observance of International Women's Day(IWD) at UNESCO, two Liberian artists were selected among several others to represent the Contingent of Africa at programs marking the day at the UNESCO headquarters in Paris, France. (

Africa:Launch of the Women's Economic Imperative (WEI) - Women's Empowerment is the #WEIForward

[WEI] International Women's Day, March 8, 2018 (

Africa:Marking International Women's Day 2018

[IPS] Abidjan -International Women's Day is a call to celebrate the extraordinary achievements of women and a reminder that globally, we are a long way from achieving gender equality. (

Africa:International Women's Day 2018 - Celebrating Acts of Courage and Determination

[This is Africa] March 8 is International Women's Day, celebrated worldwide. This year, the day is commemorated under the theme "The Time is Now: Rural and urban activists transforming women's lives". We celebrate women for just who they are, their achievements and their contributions to the world, whether big or small. (

Chinese government donates to regional Red Cross federations

THE BARBADOS RED CROSS SOCIETY has received over $250 000 to the International Red Cross Federation to be distributed among Red Cross Societies in Caribbean countries devastated by last year’s hurricanes....


Kent sign Kuhn on Kolpak deal

Heino Kuhn has become the latest South Africa international to take the Kolpak route into county cricket after signing a contract with Kent (

Africa:Time is Now: Rural and Urban Activists Transforming Women's Lives

[UN Women] Statement by Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, UN Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director, UN Women for International Women's Day (

Hurricane Irma: MPs say UK's response 'lacked structure'

The lack of an international relief strategy for devastated Caribbean islands was regrettable, MPs say. (

Africa:Investor Appetite for Africa Drives Over U.S.$7 Billion of Debt Issuance

[EA Business] Kampala -Standard Bank raised over USD7bn of debt for African clients from global markets in 2017, driven by strong international investor appetite for Africa. (

Zimbabwe:South Africa-Based Gospel Musician Honzeri Sparkles

[The Herald] South Africa-based Zimbabwean gospel artiste Vincent Honzeri is taking gospel music to another level with his international alternative rock gospel album titled "Trans- formed". The album is already topping radio charts in South Africa barely two months after its release. (

South Africa:International Community Should Not Panic Over Land Reform - Sisulu

[News24Wire] Government has urged the international community not to panic over South Africa's parliamentary processes with regards to the controversial land expropriation policy. (

Government wants regional and international observers to monitor Antigua poll

ST JOHN’S – The Antigua and Barbuda government says it has written to the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretary General Irwin la Rocque as well as the Commonwealth and the Organisation of American States...


Francois Venter: Worcester Warriors sign South Africa centre on two-year deal

Worcester Warriors sign South Africa international centre Francois Venter on a two-year contract. (

East Africa:After Piracy, Is Sailing the Western Indian Ocean Safe Again?

[The Conversation Africa] This year marks the 10th anniversary of the international campaign against Somali piracy. Launched in 2008 following a severe escalation of piracy incidents in the Western Indian Ocean, international navies have operated in the region with a counter-piracy mandate for 10 years. (

Sluggish technological advancements hindrances to economic growth, says ­Shaw

Finance and Planning Minister Audley Shaw says that sluggish technological advancements are hindrances to aggressive economic growth in Jamaica and the Caribbean. He was making a presentation at the 7th International Development Bank (IDB) Annual... (

Australian legend Steve Waugh hails South Africa's retirement-bound Morne Morkel

A shocked Waugh said Morkel's decision to bid adieu to all forms of international cricket is a good news for batters around the world. (

Morne Morkel: South Africa pace bowler to retire from international cricket

South Africa pace bowler Morne Morkel to retire from international cricket after the Test series against Australia. (

Morkel to retire from international cricket after Australia series

South Africa fast bowler Morne Morkel will retire from international cricket at the end of the Australia Test series (

West Africa:Donors Pledge More Than U.S.$500 Million for West Africa's Sahel

[VOA] The European Union and other international donors pledged more than half-a-billion dollars Friday to support a multi-national military operation in Africa's vast Sahel region, which has fallen prey to smugglers, human traffickers and terrorists in recent years. (

South Africa:H2o International Suspends Water Refills Ahead of Day Zero

[News24Wire] Water purification company H2O International has suspended walk-in water refills to prevent water wastage and stockpiling in drought-stricken Cape Town. (

Australia name strongest possible team for tour game against South Africa A

The South Africa A team includes five players with international experience. (

Africa:Statement From Oxfam International Following UK Parliamentary Select Committee Hearing

[Oxfam] Oxfam International Executive Director Winnie Byanyima appeared before the UK Parliament's International Development Committee, with Oxfam GB's Executive Director Mark Goldring and Chair of Trustees Caroline Thomson. (

Police Warns International Commuters Against 'Short-Cuts' Routes

[Nyasa Times] Malawi Police are appealing to people travelling between Blantyre (Malawi) and South Africa among other African countries to desist from using short cut means of travel. (

West Africa:'West Africa Trade, Export Finance Confab to Boost Opportunities'

[Guardian] An international media personality and Senior News Caster at Murhi International Television, Wofai Samuel, known for expertise on Global Trade Review (GTR)has said that the West Africa Trade & Export Finance Conference 2018 will boost business opportunities in West Africa. (

India v/s South Africa 1st T20: For Suresh Raina comeback feels like first time in Indian jersey

Raina played his last T20 International match on February 1, 2017 against England. (

Africa:Airbnb Looks for Tourism Growth Across Africa

[Digital Content Africa] Airbnb is an international shared economy start-up that has built its presence in Africa without a lot of hoopla. At the end of last year, it released a progress report on where it had got to so far and set itself some ambitious targets for working with townships and rural communities. Russell Southwood spoke to its Regional Marketing Consultant (Southern Africa) Velma Corcoran about where it's headed. (

Africa:Tutu Steps Down From Oxfam Role After Scandal

[News24Wire] Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu has instructed his office to write to Oxfam International to inform them of his retirement as their global ambassador. (

Southern Africa:Malawi to Host Tourism Expo 2018 in April

[Nyasa Times] Malawi is scheduled to host second International Tourism Expo 2018 in April as one way of marketing the tourism sector globally. (

Cameroon:Commonwealth - Harriett Baldwin At Minrex

[Cameroon Tribune] The United Kingdom's Minister of State for Africa at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and Minister of State for International Development is on a working visit to Cameroon. (