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IFAD provides $13m to assist Niger with its food crisis

By: Petronel Smit     8th February 2011 The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) said on Tuesday that it would provide $13-million in loan and grant facilities to the... 

Sudan's Bashir vows freedoms and open government

By: Reuters     7th February 2011 Sudan's president promised a future of freedom and open government on Saturday in a strikingly conciliatory speech following a week of small... 

Polity – News this week

By: Bradley Dubbelman     3rd February 2011 South African consulting engineers have expressed deep concern about the quality of capital-project planning within the public sector; South Africa... 

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SA is Zim's 'all weather friend' – envoy  

By: Sapa     3rd February 2011 Zimbabwe's new High Commissioner to South Africa praised this country as an "all weather friend" when he handed his letters of credence to... 

Upheaval in Egypt could affect South Africa for both good and bad

By: Keith Campbell     2nd February 2011 The turmoil in Egypt could have contagion effects which would affect South Africa. “There could be a number of direct and indirect impacts,” said... 

Zuma impartial in Ivory Coast deadlock

By: Sapa     2nd February 2011 South African president Jacob Zuma on Tuesday said South Africa remained a neutral mediator in Ivory Coast's political deadlock, SABC radio news... 

Sudan leaders working together – Mbeki

By: Sapa     1st February 2011 Sudanese leaders have taken the vitally important decision that they will work together to build two viable African states, chairperson of the... 

News this week

By: Bradley Dubbelman     27th January 2011 Government’s New Growth Path (NGP), unveiled late last year, does not speak to the issues that would boost real economic growth; US policy towards... 

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