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US sets $5bn aside to reward good governance

By: Terence Creamer     12th December 2002 African countries will be chief beneficiaries of an annual $5 billion US government programme to reward emerging markets that meet its criteria of... 

Zuma concerned about Burundi fighting

12th December 2002 The Facilitator in the Burundi cease-fire process, Deputy President Jacob Zuma, has expressed concern at the fighting that is reported to have... 

Inter-Congolese Dialogue resumes in Pretoria

12th December 2002 The long running Inter-Congolese Dialogue that seeks to end the four-year conflict in the war-ravaged Democratic Republic of Congo continues in... 

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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... 

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... 

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