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Initiative to deal with 'illness-poverty trap'

4th November 2002 Although caring for one’s health is a basic human need, many people who live on less than US$1 a day don’t have access to essential... 

Annan urges consolidation of peace in DRC

4th November 2002 While congratulating the leaders of Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) for recent positive moves in the region, United Nations... 

Two Nats appointed as deputy ministers

4th November 2002 President Thabo Mbeki will swear in deputy ministers for health and social development at the Union Buildings in Pretoria today. 

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Donor agencies set up web-based analysis-sharing alliance

1st November 2002 Twenty-four multilateral and bilateral donor agencies have launched a joint website to share information on country analytic work, the World Bank... 

Leaders to meet on Africa's development strategy

1st November 2002 African leaders are to meet in the Nigerian capital to discuss putting into practice the continent's own plan to escape the poverty trap, AFP... 

Small arms trafficking curbs needed

1st November 2002 Gravely concerned at the harmful impact of small arms and light weapons on civilians in armed conflict, the UN Security Council today called for... 

UN condemns Ivory Coast coup attempt

1st November 2002 Members of the United Nations Security Council today strongly condemned the attempt to overthrow the democratically elected Government of C 

Security Council plans to send strong message to Iraq

31st October 2002 The United Nations Security Council is working to send a “strong and unanimous” message to Baghdad regarding the return of UN weapons... 

Moral regeneration charter on the cards

31st October 2002 Deputy President Jacob Zuma says efforts are underway to formulate a moral regeneration charter that will focus on building communities. 

Greece's EU leadership will bolster relations with Africa

31st October 2002 President Thabo Mbeki has expressed confidence that Greece's assumption of the European Union (EU) leadership next year would strengthen relations... 

Efforts to combat climate change shifting into action - Annan

31st October 2002 Global efforts to combat climate change are shifting towards realizing existing international goals, Secretary-General Kofi Annan said today in a... 

Three global trade bodies in cooperation pact

31st October 2002 Heads of the three global trade agencies pledged to enhance their relationship across a range of activities including trade-related technical... 

Govt probes ex-military officers following Gauteng bombings

31st October 2002 Government has widened its investigative net to include suspects with military background and expertise, in its bid to crackdown on suspects... 

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