Mauritius’ ruling Militant Socialist Movement (MSM) has won more than half of parliamentary seats, securing incumbent Prime Minister Pravind Kumar Jugnauth a five-year term, interim election results showed on Friday.
The United States is imposing new sanctions on certain Chinese entities and people who it accuses of knowingly transferring oil from Iran in violation of Washington’s curbs on Tehran, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Wednesday.
International Relations Minister Naledi Pandor says the recent attacks mostly on foreign nationals must not become a defining moment for South Africa. Pandor was speaking in New York upon her arrival for the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly.
The United Nations General Assembly has demanded that the United Kingdom give up control of the Chagos Islands in the Indian Ocean back to Mauritius within six months.
President Cyril Ramaphosa has told the United Nations General Assembly in New York that South Africa is making progress in addressing key issues in the country, including the land question and weak economic growth.