Daily Archives: January 8, 2019

Darkening Prospects: Global Economy to Slow to 2.9 percent in 2019 as Trade, Investment Weaken

Global economic growth is projected to soften from a downwardly revised 3 percent in 2018 to 2.9 percent in 2019 amid rising downside risks to the outlook, the World Bank said on

Congo Opposition Campaign Says It Is Talking With Kabila Camp on Transition

KINSHASA A Congolese presidential candidate's representatives have met with outgoing President Joseph Kabila's camp to ensure a peaceful transfer of power, they said on Tuesday.Kabila's camp denied any such meetings had occurred

President Cyril Ramaphosa sends condolences to victims of Pretoria train accident

President Cyril Ramaphosa has offered his heartfelt condolences to the victims of a train accident in Pretoria at the Mountain View station, which has left three people fatally wounded. I have learned


PRETORIA, Brand South Africa has welcomed South Africa's improvement in the 2018 Index of Economic Freedom.This comes after the Heritage Foundation has ranked South African 77th out of 100 world countries in

Global Campaign Urges People to Run in Refugees’ Shoes

GENEVA A new global campaign aims to sensitize the world to the plight of refugees by urging people to step into their shoes and clock the number of kilometers they need to

SA gears up for PAGE conference

Environmental Affairs Minister Nomvula Mokonyane will host the Partnership for Action on the Green Economy (PAGE) Ministerial Conference at the Cape Town International Convention Centre on 10 and 11 January 2019.South Africa