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Minister Brown leads SA delegation to international defence exhibition

PRETORIA, February 20 (ANA) – Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown will lead a South African delegation to Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates on Monday to attend the International Defence Exhibition and Conference (IDEX). “IDEX is among the world’s leading defence markets with a total of 57 countries and 1235 companies registered to participate,” […]

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Gambia to stay in the ICC

JOHANNESBURG – United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has welcomed the rescission of Gambia’s withdrawal from the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (ICC). According to statement issued by his spokesperson, Guterres “welcomes that the Gambia will remain a State Party to the International Criminal Court’s founding instrument”. “He remains confident that States Parties will continue […]

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Search for a ‘killer app’ to link agriculture and youth unemployment

KIGALI, February 16 (ANA) – Even as he used hi-tech lingo to describe the issues facing Africa, Jean Philbert Nsengimana, Rwanda’s Minister of Youth and ICT, on Thursday put his faith in the agricultural sector to solve the mounting problem of youth unemployment. Welcoming delegates to the Mastercard Foundation’s second annual Young Africa Works Summit […]

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US intelligence withholds sensitive information from Trump for fear of leaks – reports

PORTLAND, February 16 (Sputnik) – US intelligence officers are holding back sensitive information from US President Donald Trump because they are concerned the information may be leaked or compromised, the Wall Street Journal reported citing current and former officials familiar with the situation. According to the WSJ, the officials’ decision to keep information from Trump […]

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China awards Trump valuable new trademark – raises question of ethics

SHANGHAI (AP) – China has awarded President Donald Trump a valuable new trademark. The win comes after a 10-year dispute and raises a host of ethical questions about the president’s foreign intellectual property. China’s Trademark Office posted the registration of Trump’s new mark, which became official Feb. 14, to its website Wednesday. It gives Trump […]