GENEVA, Nov 22 (BERNAMA-NNN-ENA) -- Ethiopia, Mauritius and Spain have received awards from the United Nations for promoting investment in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) at the 2017 Investment, Enterprise and Development Commission Award of the UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) held here Monday.

PRETORIA, Nov 22 (BERNAMA-NNN-SA NEWS) -- South Africa is hosting a joint meeting of Ministers responsible for Environment and Natural Resources, Fisheries and Aquaculture as well as Tourism from the 15-nation Southern African Development Community (SADC).

BANGKOK, Nov 22 (Bernama) -- Thai embassy in Jakarta warns Thai nationals in Bali to be on alert after Mount Agung eruption, Thai News Agency (TNA) reported.

MAPUTO, Nov 22 (BERNAMA-NNN-AIM) -- Mozambique's main trade union federation, the Mozambican Workers' Organisation, (OTM) has threatened to organize street demonstrations if the government accepts a demand from employers to freeze wages next year.

CARACAS, Nov 22 (BERNAMA-NNN-EFE)-- The government has seized the Makro wholesale chain, one of the world's largest with 37 stores in Venezuela, for allegedly putting unacceptable conditions on the sale of basic goods, generally scarce in this oil-producing nation, state media reported on Tuesday.

LYON, FRANCE, Nov 22 (BERNAMA-NNN-APS) - Algerian police chief Major-General Abdelghani Hamel has emphasized the need for greater security co-ordination among countries in the Middle East-North Africa (MENA) region as part of mechanisms for the security authorities to implement the law.

ACCRA, Nov 22 (BERNAMA-NNN-GNA) ---The government of Ghana has announced that it will abolish THE tax on lotto agents as part of tax policies in the 2018 budget as it continues with the ongoing tax reform of the lotteries industry.