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Towards a global role for ACP
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Towards a global role for ACP

Staff Reporter - May 15, 2017

Goele Geeraert Brussels - The African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States (ACP) met this week in Brussels for the 105th Session of its Council of Ministers…

EU’s EPA with SADC now operational
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EU’s EPA with SADC now operational

Staff Reporter - Oct 14, 2016

By Mpho Tebele GABORONE-THE Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) between the European Union (EU) and the Southern African Development Community (SADC) came into effect on October 10. The development-oriented…

BREXIT: The sneeze that shook SADC and Africa
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BREXIT: The sneeze that shook SADC and Africa

Staff Reporter - Jul 04, 2016

By Magreth Nunuhe  and Desie Heita Windhoek – It may be too early to calculate the potential damage to SADC, and Africa, from the unprecedented earthquake that…

EU urges SADC to flex muscle in order to benefit from EPA deal
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EU urges SADC to flex muscle in order to benefit from EPA deal

Staff Reporter - Jun 22, 2016

By Mpho Tebele Gaborone - European Union (EU) Commissioner for Trade, Cecilia Malmstrom has implored six southern African member (SADC) states to up their game in order to…

Should Britain leave the EU?
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Should Britain leave the EU?

Staff Reporter - Jun 22, 2016

By Michael J Boskin In this, the 400th year since William Shakespeare’s death, the United Kingdom faces an existential question: To be or not to be “European”. When…

SADC safeguards agri sector as it inks deal with EU
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SADC safeguards agri sector as it inks deal with EU

Staff Reporter - Jun 10, 2016

By Mpho Tebele Gaborone – SADC-EPA members have ensured the safeguard of the agricultural sector ahead of the implementation of the EPA with the EU, allaying fears that…

Nam, Zambia, Zim against EU wildlife trophy ban . . . Yet Botswana government welcomes the move
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Nam, Zambia, Zim against EU wildlife trophy ban . . . Yet Botswana government welcomes the move

Staff Reporter - Apr 19, 2016

By Lahja Nashuuta & Mpho Tebele Windhoek/Gaborone– Governments of Namibia and Zimbabwe have voiced their concern against the European Union (EU) Parliament’s proposed wholesale ban of importation of…

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Significant gains in access to water, sanitation

Staff Reporter - Mar 14, 2016

Sifelani Tsiko The US$39 Zimbabwe Reconstruction Fund (ZIMREF), multi-donor trust fund managed by the World Bank is stepping up efforts to roll out the financing for projects…

EU suspend budget support to Lesotho
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EU suspend budget support to Lesotho

Staff Reporter - Mar 14, 2016

> Moeketsi Shale Maseru - The European Union (EU) has suspended the pending Budget Support payments, totaling to €26.85 million in grant funding to Lesotho. EU say…

US$1,7bn boost – For regional integration
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US$1,7bn boost – For regional integration

Staff Reporter - Mar 03, 2016

> Sifelani Tsiko The 15-member SADC regional economic bloc is set to receive 1,6 billion euros (US$1,7 billion) from the European Union to accelerate the implementation of…

US$1,7 billion boost for regional integration
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US$1,7 billion boost for regional integration

Staff Reporter - Mar 02, 2016

Sifelani Tsiko The 15-member SADC regional economic bloc is set to receive €1,6 billion (US$1,7 billion) from the European Union to accelerate the implementation of regional integration…

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Africa nudged towards economic independence

The Southern Times - Sep 09, 2015

Peter Fabricius It costs almost US$4 500 to transport a container from Brazzaville in the Republic of Congo, across about four kilometres of the Congo River, to…