Monthly Archives: July 2016

Presidential Summit of the Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders

Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders

Presidential Summit of the Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders

Notice to the Press

Office of the Spokesperson

Washington, DC

July 28, 2016…

Unique Brain Exercise Shown in Study to Lower Risk of Dementia

SAN FRANCISCO, July 27, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Researchers announced breakthrough study results Monday — indicating that a particular form and dose of brain training can reduce the risk of …

“Inclusive and accountable institutions” key to peacebuilding: UN chief

“Inclusive and accountable institutions” are the “cement” that binds governments and citizens together, and they must be strengthened.

That’s according to UN chief Ban Ki-moon, speaking at a Security Council …

South Africa: How Tiny Black Spots Shed Light On Part of the Homo Naledi Mystery

Many questions have been thrown up by the discovery in South Africa of a previously unidentified human relative, Homo naledi. Perhaps the one that’s grabbed people’s attention the most is …

South Africa: Why the Battle for Nelson Mandela Bay Has Captured South Africa’s Attention

Political heavyweights from South Africa’s governing African National Congress (ANC) and the country’s leading opposition Democratic Alliance (DA) have descended on Nelson Mandela Bay in a bid to woo voters …

S. Sudan President Swears In New VP to Replace Machar

South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir has sworn in a new deputy to replace opposition leader Riek Machar, who went into hiding this month after deadly clashes between his forces and …

South Africa: A Look At Port Elizabeth’s Most Closely Contested Ward

At the northern edge of Port Elizabeth, before the stark rows of RDP housing set on waste-strewn land gives way to thorny bush that separates the city from Despatch, is …