News in Brief 2 May 2017 (PM)

Nuclear science and technology playing “significant role” in development

Expanding membership of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) shows a “growing appreciation of the immense value” of nuclear science and technology.

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UN expert says developments in Zimbabwe threaten peace and democracy in Africa

A United Nations human rights expert today voiced outrage over the deterioration of the rule of law in Zimbabwe and called on the international community to pressure the country’s Government for the sake of regional stability.