Category Archives: Sports

Blitzboks on track for 2020 � Powell

The end goal for their 2019/20 season is the Olympic Games in Japan, but for the Blitzboks there are also some very real challenges and objectives in the coming months.…

‘Revitalized Africa Policy’ to Guide Sri Lanka’s Engagement with Africa

Foreign Secretary Ravinatha Aryasinha has said the operationalization of the recently developed 'RevitalizedAfrica Policy',seeks to enhance Sri Lanka's cooperation in the political, economic and cultural spheres across Africa. Among the …

Security Council’s South Sudan Sanctions Committee Discusses Interim Report of Panel of Experts, Chair’s Visit to Region

On 18 November 2019, the Coordinator of the Panel of Experts on South Sudan briefed the members of the Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 2206 (2015) concerning South …

African Development Bank approves $5 million grant to scale up Tony Elumelu Entrepreneurship Programme

The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank (www.AfDB.org) has approved a grant of $5 million to enable the Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship Programme to scale up its outreach …

Malware variety grows by 13.7% in 2019 due to web skimmers

In 2019, the number of unique malicious objects detected by Kaspersky's (www.Kaspersky.co.za) web antivirus solution rose by an eighth, compared to last year � reaching 24,610,126. This growth was mainly …

Innovative solutions needed in agriculture to respond to climate change

Madrid - FAO Director-General, QU Dongyu, said today innovation was vital to build resilience and competitiveness in agriculture and to meet the urgent challenges presented by climate change.

The Director-General …

The Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Receives Support to Strengthen Continental and Regional Infectious-Disease Detection and Response Systems

The World Bank provides $250 million to Ethiopia, Zambia, and the African Union to combat epidemics and advance critical public health priorities

WASHINGTON, December 10, 2019 The Board of the …

Imbokodo don’t just want to be ‘present’ � Mpupha

The Springbok Women's Sevens squad are grateful and honoured to be part of the HSBC World Rugby Women#39;s Sevens Series for the first ever event and hope to take in …