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Sachs talks on the threats, opportunities of urbanisation

12th December 2002 More than half the world’s population lives in urban areas and by 2050, the world’s population is expected to grow by three billion... 

Annan makes good-governance appeal

12th December 2002 To make progress in building a better world, the international community will need to pay much more attention to democracy, public administration... 

Initial Iraq arms assessment next week - inspector

11th December 2002 The chief United Nations weapons inspector has predicted that an initial assessment by UN experts currently examining Iraq's declaration on its... 

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Asmal unveils higher-education plan

10th December 2002 Asmal's statement on the transformation and restructuring of the higher education system. 

Security Council lifts sanctions against Unita

10th December 2002 The Untied Nations Security Council yesterday lifted the sanctions it had imposed on the National Union for the Total Independence of Angola... 

Only some UN members to see Iraq arms report

10th December 2002 With Iraq’s 12,000-page declaration on its arms programme having arrived at United Nations Headquarters in New York, the Security Council... 

SA to spend over R3bn to restructure higher education

10th December 2002 Government has announced the new landscape for higher education system, heralding a new era for education in the country. 

DRC's peace and economic progress lauded

9th December 2002 A delegation of the government of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), led by H.E. Matungulu Mbuyamu, Minister of Finance and Budget, met with... 

Developmental boost for San people

9th December 2002 The National Development Agency (NDA) is to spend R2.5 m in an effort to improve the lives of the San communities of the Kalahari and... 

New UN experts arrive in Baghdad

8th December 2002 With new United Nations weapons experts arriving in Baghdad, teams from the UN Monitoring, Verification and Inspection Commission (UNMOVIC) and the... 

Mbeki wants detailed talks on role of traditional leaders

6th December 2002 President Thabo Mbeki maintains that there is a need for wide consultation between government and traditional leaders, so as to define the role of... 

Cabinet appoints new Foreign Affairs officials

6th December 2002 The Cabinet meeting held on Wednesday, 4 December, approved the appointment of Mr Ndumiso Ntshinga; Dr Anil Sooklal and Mkhuseli Apleni as Deputy... 

Mbeki's Eid-ul-Fitr message

6th December 2002 On the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr, the South African government joins together with our fellow citizens in wishing all Muslims of South Africa Eid... 

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