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South Africa: Justice and Correctional Services Committee concerned about ‘Human Factor’ aiding escapees

The Portfolio Committee on Justice and Correctional Services has noted with grave concern comments by the executive today that the “human factor” aided the recent spate of escapes from correctional facilities. The Department of Justice and Correctional Services today briefed the committee on its 2018/19 annual performance plan. The committee heard that the initial investigation […]

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The UK announces further support in the fight against malaria

During the Commonwealth Heads of Government meeting in London, the UK’s International Development Secretary Penny Mordaunt has announced a £100 million fund to be matched pound for pound by the private sector, to help boost the fight against the malaria. The money will be used to support Global Fund work in priority countries with mosquito […]

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Attacks by Sudanese government forces on civilians in Jebel Marra in South Darfur

From 9 March – 2 April 2018, the African Centre for Justice and Peace Studies (ACJPS) has documented a number of attacks perpetrated against civilian targets in East Jebel Marra in South Darfur state by the Sudanese Armed Forces, Rapid Support Forces and other government sponsored militias. The attacks took place in the villages of: […]

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Statement by International Monetary Fund (IMF) Deputy Managing Director Tao Zhang on Angola

Statement by International Monetary Fund (IMF) Deputy Managing Director Tao Zhang on Angola: Mr. Tao Zhang, Deputy Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), issued the following statement today: “We have received a letter from the Angolan authorities for IMF staff to initiate discussions on an economic program that could be supported by the […]

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