Monthly Archives: December 2016

SOUTH AFRICAN PRESIDENT SENDS CONDOLENCES TO RUSSIA OVER PLANE CRASH KILLING 92

South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma has sent a message of condolence to families of all the victims of the Russian military plane crash.

The TU-154 military plane crashed into the …

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa’s 2016 Christmas Message Fellow South Africans,

I am honoured to share our government’s message with you during this 2016 festive season.

On the 10th of this month, we celebrated the 20th anniversary of the signing of …

SOUTH AFRICA’S ESKOM WELCOMES COURT DECISION DISMISSING WESTINGHOUSE PETITION

South Africa’s State-owned power utility, Eskom, has welcomed the Constitutional Court’s decision this week to dismiss an application by American power generation equipment Westinghouse to review the awarding of a …

SOUTH AFRICAN POLICE DISMISS RUMOURS THEY’RE CLOSED FOR XMAS, NEW YEAR

The South African Police Service (SAPS) has dismissed reports circulating that police stations will be closed on Christmas Day and New Year’s Eve.

The hoax media report, which has been …

GFI Group expands South African footprint with acquisition of Johannesburg-based interdealer broker Micromega Securities

LONDON, Dec. 22, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — GFI Group, Inc. (“GFI” or “the Company”), a subsidiary of BGC Partners, Inc. (NASDAQ: BGCP) (“BGC Partners” or “BGC”) operating as an intermediary in …

3 Killed in Mogadishu Explosion

Somali government officials say two civilians and a government solider were killed after an explosion near one of Mogadishu’s busiest junctions known as Black Sea, late Thursday.

Spokesman for the …

Somali Clerics Warn Women Against Playing Basketball

A group of an influential Somali clerics have warned women against playing basketball, describing it as, unIslamic and a threat to their faith.

The Somali Religious Council (SRC) issued the …