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Mauritius elects incumbent PM for five-year term

9 November 2019, 8:24 AM

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.

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks during the United Against Nuclear Iran Summit on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly in New York City.

US slaps new sanctions on Chinese entities over Iran oil

26 September 2019, 10:15 AM

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.

Xenophobia attacks not a defining moment for SA: Pandor

23 September 2019, 5:41 AM

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.

UN urges UK to return Chagos Islands to Mauritius

22 May 2019, 9:20 PM

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.

Cyril Ramaphosa

SA is making progress in addressing key issues: Ramaphosa

25 September 2018, 9:31 PM

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.



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