Africa In The News

Kenya tells US it wants trade, not aid

JOHANNESBURG, August 29  – During Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta’s trip this week to meet US President Donald Trump and other American officials, his delegation told their US counterparts that Nairobi wanted increased trade between the two countries, not more aid. Kenyatta arrived in Washington, DC seeking what he described as win-win partnerships, the Daily Nation reported […]

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Afriforum welcomes Trump’s tweet

CAPE TOWN, August 23 – South African advocacy group Afriforum on Thursday welcomed US President Donald Trump’s contentious tweet on land reform and farm killings in South Africa and said it hoped pressure from Washington would make the government reconsider its plans on expropriation without compensation. Afriforum spokesman Kallie Kriel said Trump’s call for US […]

In The News International

UN human rights experts denounce Trump’s attacks against media

New York, Aug. 3 – Experts on free expression has condemned President Donald Trump’s repeated attacks on the media, warning that his rhetoric is eroding public trust in the media and can spark violence against journalists. “His attacks are strategic, designed to undermine confidence in reporting and raise doubts about verifiable facts.” David Kaye, UN Special Rapporteur on Freedom […]

In The News International South Africa

SA trade union federation demands permanent withdrawal of Ambassador to Israel

JOHANNESBURG, May 15 (ANA) – The South African Federation of Trade Unions (Saftu ) on Tuesday congratulated the government for withdrawing its ambassador to Israel, saying that this withdrawal must be made final and permanent. Late on Monday, the South African government announced that it was withdrawing its representative in Israel, Ambassador Sisa Ngombane, “given the indiscriminate and gravity […]