Tag: crisis

Op-Ed: S.A’s public and private sector healthcare woes can be blamed on government

South Africa's NHI White Paper cites a number of public and private sector failures are reasons to implement NHI. But who is responsible for these failures?

South Africa’s Zuma says spate of women and child murders “a crisis”

South African President Jacob Zuma said on Thursday that a spate of violent attacks against women and children represented a national "crisis" as he visited the family of a three-year old girl who was raped and killed.

Nigeria’s Buhari orders corruption probe over humanitarian funds

Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday ordered an investigation into corruption allegations against a senior civil servant related to the use of funds intended for handling a humanitarian crisis in the northeast of the country.

UN to focus more on conflict and crisis prevention

The Secretary-General pointed out that multilateral governance is as important in a multipolar world as in the unipolar system.

Liberia's Johnson Sirleaf to lead mediation mission to Gambia

The mission will meet with both Jammeh and the president-elect and include regional heads of state.

Sierra Leone will cut govt spending by 30 pct

Spending in the 2016 budget was set at 4.65 trillion leones ($831 million).

African Union plans to mediate in Gabon election crisis

"It is an urgent matter and I expect the high-level delegation to be dispatched very soon"

Nigeria's Buhari says monetary policy alone not enough to expand economy

Nigeria will need to combine monetary policies with fiscal and structural policies in order to overcome its worst economic crisis in decades