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Polity – News this week

By: Bradley Dubbelman     7th October 2010 A roundup of news this week. 

World Bank attributes Africa's post-crisis resilience to good policy choices

By: Terence Creamer     7th October 2010 The World Bank believes the rapid return to growth of African economies following the financial and economic crises of 2008 and 2009 is indicative... 

SA committed to intra-Africa trade – Davies

By: Creamer Media Reporter      6th October 2010 South Africa would continue to be an important source of new foreign investment in Africa, Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies said on Tuesday. 

More African News

African recovery not benefitting majority

By: Sapa     6th October 2010 The majority of Africans are not benefiting from the continent's economic recovery, women and child rights activist Graca Machel said on Wednesday.  

No prize for African leadership — again

By: Sapa     4th October 2010 No African leader qualified this year for an exceptional leadership award, the Mo Ibrahim Foundation said at the release of its annual governance... 

Infrastructure deficit deters foreign investment in Africa 

By: Loni Prinsloo     1st October 2010 Economic growth in Africa is expected to reach 6% in 2011, but the continent continues to battle to attract foreign investment, a World Bank... 

Congo minerals ban puts stress on firms, workers

By: Sapa     30th September 2010 A ban on mining activity and exports in the east of Democratic Republic of Congo has left millions of dollars' worth of tin ore stuck in the... 

Global organisation to support Sacu in customs reform

By: Christy van der Merwe     30th September 2010 Southern African Customs Union (Sacu) executive secretary Tswelopele Moremi has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with World Customs... 

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