A growing number of migrants are flocking to Yemen, even as its dire humanitarian crisis deepens, with nearly 150 000 expected to arrive in the war-ravaged country in 2018, the United Nations said Tuesday.
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa named Shamila Batohi South Africa's new chief prosecutor on Tuesday, after the Constitutional Court ruled in August that the appointment of the previous prosecutor was invalid.
More than 150 women and girls have come forward in the past 12 days to seek help in South Sudan after they were raped or suffered other forms of sexual violence, the heads of three United United (UN) agencies said Monday.
Labour unions at the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC), the Communication Workers Union and BEMAWU, have come out in defence of Telecommunications and Postal Services Minister, Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams.
The United Nations Yemen envoy sought Tuesday to press forward planned peace talks in Sweden as a key backer of the beleaguered government said they offered a "critical opportunity" to end nearly four years of war.