South Sudan: SSOMA Recommits to Rome Process

South Sudan: SSOMA Recommits to Rome Process

JUBA, 24 January 2021 – The South Sudan Opposition Movements Alliance (SSOMA)has reiterated its commitment to the Rome Peace Process and denied allegations that it has splintered. In a press statement published Saturday, SSOMA dismissed as false a claim by a...
Mozambique: Four Killed in Cyclone Eloise

Mozambique: Four Killed in Cyclone Eloise

BEIRA, 24 January 2021 – Four people have been killed in Beira, Mozambique’s second biggest city, and dozens are missing or injured in the aftermath of Tropical Cyclone Eloise. Officials say most of Central Mozambique, where the city of Beira is found, is heavily...
South Africa: Minister Dies of COVID-19

South Africa: Minister Dies of COVID-19

JOHANNESBURG, 21 January 2021 – South Africa’s minister in the presidency, Jackson Mthembu, has died of complications from the new coronavirus, President Cyril Ramaphosa announced Thursday. Mthembu was 62. He was a long-serving member of South Africa’s governing...
South Africa: Schools Reopening Delayed

South Africa: Schools Reopening Delayed

JOHANNESBURG, 15 January 2021 – State-run schools in South Africa will not reopen for another two weeks as the country battles a second wave of the new coronavirus. Schools will now resume next February 15. The revised reopening date was announced Friday by Deputy...
South Africa: Ramaphosa to Speak on COVID-19

South Africa: Ramaphosa to Speak on COVID-19

JOHANNESBURG, 11 January 2021 – South African President Cyril Ramaphosa will Monday night address fellow South Africans on actions taken by his government to tackle the new coronavirus pandemic. The address will focus on “the unfolding pandemic in the country and on...
South Africa: 1.5m COVID Vaccine Doses

South Africa: 1.5m COVID Vaccine Doses

JOHANNESBURG, 10 January 2021 – South Africa will receive 1.5 million COVID-19 vaccine doses by end February, the country’s health ministry said Thursday in a statement. The intial one million doses from the Serum Institute of India (SII) will become available this...
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