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Infrastructure a catalyst for increasing inter-regional trade in Africa, says Davies

JOHANNESBURG, August 21 – The development of infrastructure was an essential and absolutely fundamental catalyst for regional integration for increasing inter-regional trade and for industrialisation in Africa, Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies said on Monday. “As the government of South Africa we categorically stated that the development of infrastructure is an essential and absolutely […]

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White farmers launch ‘international’ legal action against Zimbabwe

JOHANNESBURG, August 21 – White farmers whose farms were forcibly taken over by supporters of President Robert Mugabe in Zimbabwe say they have “launched a new international legal initiative to seek justice and compensation”.   “Dispossessed Zimbabwean commercial farmers have launched a new international legal initiative to seek justice and compensation for the loss of […]

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Kenyan elections: Journalists assaulted and intimidated says CPJ

JOHANNESBURG, August  18 – Authorities in Kenya should credibly investigate incidents of harassment against journalists covering the aftermath of disputed elections and should reform the Firearms Act to lower barriers on journalists’ ability to wear protective gear, the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) said on Thursday. In the week following Kenya’s national election on 8 August, CPJ […]