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New Study shows how TIR, the World’s only Universal Customs Transit System, can Radically reduce Trade Costs in Africa

Since 1949, TIR has made international freight transits faster, more efficient and more secure, helping increase trade, boosting economic growth and making communities stronger The International Road Transport Organisation (IRU) (IRU.org) report, “Transit costs in East and Southern Africa” clearly demonstrates how African countries implementing the TIR Convention can reduce the …

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The 2016 L’Oréal-UNESCO for Women in Science Sub-Saharan Africa Regional Fellowships: Honouring Women in Science

More than 2,500 researchers from 112 countries have been distinguished for their extraordinary discoveries and supported at key moments in their careers For the past 18 years, the L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science (ForWomenInScience.com) programme has encouraged, promoted and honoured women scientists all over the world. More than 2,500 researchers from …

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Agility Announces Winners of Africa 2016 Photo Competition

Record number of entries offer riveting images and capture the rapid pace of change Agility (Agility.com), a leading global logistics provider, today announced the winners of its Africa 2016 Photo Competition (Africa-2016.com), a series of photographs that show how quickly Africa is modernizing, growing and even leading the way in …

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Project Information Memorandum (PIM) to be announced at the South Africa: Gas Options Conference in Cape Town this October

540 participants are confirmed to attend the meeting, which will focus on the strategic implementation of the programme which has global players eager to participate The Minister for Energy of South Africa, the Hon. Tina Joemat–Pettersson MP, is to exclusively present the much anticipated ‘Project Information Memorandum (PIM)’ at EnergyNet’s …

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U.S. Mission to South Africa Awards Grants to Community Organizations Partnering in the Fight Against HIV/AIDS

Through this community grants program, PEPFAR (the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDs Relief) will contribute $800,000 to projects led by 23 organizations seeking to combat HIV/AIDS in their communities The U.S. Mission to South Africa hosted a HIV/AIDS Community Grants Program Awards Ceremony, culminating a multi-day workshop for 23 non-governmental organizations (NGOs) …

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The Government has appointed Mr Anthony Ang Meng Huat as Singapore’s Non-Resident Ambassador to the Republic of Tunisia

The Government has appointed Mr Anthony Ang Meng Huat as Singapore’s Non-Resident Ambassador to the Republic of Tunisia The Government has appointed Mr Jai Sohan Singh as Singapore’s Ambassador to the State of Qatar and Mr Anthony Ang Meng Huat as Singapore’s Non-Resident Ambassador to the Republic of Tunisia. Mr …

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The United States Strongly Condemns the Assassination of Somali Journalist

The United States extends sincere condolences to Mr. Ali’s family, friends and colleagues and salutes the courage of Somali journalists The United States strongly condemns the September 27 assassination of Somali journalist Abdiaziz Mohamed Ali in Mogadishu.  Mr. Ali worked for Radio Shabelle and Shabelle Media Network.  The United States …

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South Africa’s Mining Industry continues to Face Tough Times in the Wake of Subdued Commodity Prices, Mounting Cost Pressure and Regulatory Uncertainty: PwC Report

Companies had no choice but to cut back on new developments, re-focus on profitable production rather than maximum production and to save costs 2016 marked another challenging year for SA’s mining industry in the wake of subdued commodity prices, an increase in short-term volatility, increased pressure on operating models and …

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Lombe commends UN for mobilising int’l support to LLDCs

Mr. Lombe said over the past 15 years, there had been increased visibility and international recognition of the challenges and special needs of the LLDCs Ministry of Foreign Affairs Permanent Secretary Ambassador Chalwe Lombe has commended United Nations Office of the High Representative for the Least Developed Countries, Landlocked Developing …

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Readout of the Secretary-General’s meeting with H.E. Mr. Ramtane Lamamra, Minister of State and Minister for Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of the People’s Democratic Republic of Algeria

The Secretary-General further stressed the importance of implementing the Libyan Political Agreement, and of pursuing efforts for national reconciliation The Secretary-General met today with H.E. Mr. Ramtane Lamamra, Minister of State and Minister for Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of the People’s Democratic Republic of Algeria. The two leaders agreed …

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