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20 Nov 2002
Mbeki, Erwin to visit Moz tomorrow
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President Thabo Mbeki, accompanied by Minister of Trade and Industry Alec Erwin, will pay a working visit to Mozambique on Thursday, 21 November 2002, where he will hold bilateral discussions with...
Putin may visit SA next year
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Government and private sector delegations from Russia and South Africa are set to wrap up their bilateral talks on trade relations, investment and mutual co-operation in Pretoria tomorrow.
SA-Russia in bilateral trade talks
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Bilateral talks between Russia and South Africa focusing on economic and trade relations between the two countries entered the second day at the Presidential Guesthouse in Pretoria this morning.
World Bank to increase agricultural and rural lending
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The World Bank’s new rural development strategy, recently endorsed by the Board of Executive Directors, aims to increase support for agriculture and rural development, with a specific focus...
19 Nov 2002
Court rules against ANC on floor crossing
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The Constitutional Court has dismissed with costs an application by the African National Congress (ANC) and the Minister of Justice for a further extension of the freezing order with regards the...
UN report says poor coutries can gain from e-commerce
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Developing countries stand to gain great economic benefits from advances in information and communications technology, particularly in traditional sectors such as publishing, according to the...
18 Nov 2002
Djibouti being used as US military hub
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For the first time since American troops withdrew from Somalia after a bloody firefight in the streets of Mogadishu, the United States military is rebuilding its combat power in the Horn of Africa,...
Sierra Leone grows in post-conflict era
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Sierra Leone has established a unique track record for a post-conflict country. Less than a year after the war ended, the country has achieved a growth rate of six percent while inflation has...
UN advanced team lands in Iraq
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An advance team of United Nations arms inspectors has travelled to Iraq to prepare for the arrival of the full complement of monitors and the restart of investigations into the country’s...
WTO talks hailed as productive
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Trade ministers who gathered in Sydney last week for an informal meeting of the WTO say the talks were very productive, reports the Australian Broadcasting Corporation.
17 Nov 2002
Rwanda seeks UN help for elections
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President Paul Kagame of Rwanda has requested that the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) help to ensure efficiency and transparency in the country's upcoming elections, the first national...
Test kit to determine HIV status in seconds
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Eastern Cape Premier Makhenkesi Stofile has endorsed a saliva-based HIV test kit set to determine one's HIV status in approximately five seconds, in the privacy of one's home.
WTO mini-ministerial reaches consensus on TRIPS
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A deal to open up poor countries' access to cheap drugs looks within reach in Australia, boosting the fight against Aids and a range of other killer diseases, reports BBC Online.
15 Nov 2002
Health Ministry strikes partnership on Aids drug
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The health ministry and drug company Pfizer have agreed to extend the Diflucan Partnership Programme indefinitely, to benefit more people living with HIV/AIDS in the country.
SA welcomes Iraq's decision to allow UN weapons inspectors back
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The South African government has welcomed a decision by the government of Iraq to comply with United Nations Security Council resolution to allow the UN inspectors back into the Gulf state.
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