Daily Archives: September 5, 2019

Botswana Issues Travel Warning Over South Africa Unrest

GABORONE, BOTSWANA – The Botswana government has issued a travel warning to its citizens over the growing unrest in South Africa. The attacks, targeting foreign nationals in South Africa, are likely to affect Botswana, which is dependent on its neighbo…

Cameroon Sends Military to Troubled CAR

YAOUNDE, CAMEROON – Cameroon is dispatching more than a thousand troops to help bring peace to its troubled neighbor, the Central African Republic. The troops are leaving as analysts say they are already stretched handling such internal crises as pirac…

PRESS RELEASE BY THE MINISTRY FOR FINANCE: Malta records the highest decrease in the VAT gap

The Minister for Finance welcomes the latest VAT Gap Report published by the European Commission where Malta recorded the highest decrease in the VAT Gap in the EU.The VAT GAP measures the effectiveness of VAT enforcement and compliance measures in eac…

PRESS RELEASE BY THE MINISTRY FOR TRANSPORT, INFRASTRUCTURE AND CAPITAL PROJECTS: Public service garage sector reform – Public consultation begins

Minister for Transport, Infrastructure and Capital Projects Ian Borg announced the launch of a public consultation about a reform in the public service garage sector.I often speak about and stress the importance of multimodality, and how important it i…

Pope Stresses Hope, Peace, Reconciliation in Divided Mozambique

MAPUTO, MOZAMBIQUE – Hope, peace, and reconciliation were the three main pillars of Pope Francis’s message to lawmakers and youth Thursday during his first papal visit to Mozambique.Thousands of young Catholics packed a Maputo stadium to hear that mess…

Flood-Ravaged Nigerian Communities Unprepared for More Rains

ENUGU, NIGERIA – Nigeria will experience torrential downpours and massive flooding this month, the Nigeria Hydrological Services Agency warns.Nigeria is approaching the peak of its rainy season, and flooding is expected to hit 15 out of its 36 states t…