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G20 meet to focus on global financial stability
Kleinmond (South Africa), Nov 17 (Xinhua) Finance ministers and central bank governors from the 20 most industrialized and emerging economies started the G20 meeting near Cape Town Saturday to discuss global financial stability.

Saturday, November 17, 2007 5:30:34 PM

EU to open market to African regions
Lusaka, Nov 17 (IANS) The European Union will open its market on a duty-free basis for products from countries in the Eastern and Southern African (ESA) region from Jan 1, 2008.

Saturday, November 17, 2007 3:36:28 PM

AIDS awareness under the mango tree in Congo
Kindu (Congo), Nov 17 (DPA) Asia Kika had no idea what a female condom was until a recent sunny morning when she was taught how to insert one and what it does to prevent sexually transmitted diseases.

Saturday, November 17, 2007 7:19:50 AM

African economies growing faster, steadier: World Bank
Midrand, (South Africa) Nov 15 (IANS) Many African economies appear to be on the path of faster and steadier economic growth, according to the World Bank's Africa Development Indicators 2007.

Thursday, November 15, 2007 3:35:31 PM

Indian origin businessman exposes food cartel
Cape Town, Nov 14 (IANS) A South African food giant has been ordered to pay a fine of 99 million rand ($14.83 million) by the Competition Commission, after an Indian origin businessman exposed a racket to fix the price of bread in the country.

Wednesday, November 14, 2007 11:06:37 AM

Darfur's neighbours meet to begin negotiations
Sirte (Libya), Nov 13 (IANS) Sudan's neighbours will meet in the Eritrean capital Asmara Wednesday to work out a road map for negotiations between the Sudanese government and armed rebels in Darfur.

Tuesday, November 13, 2007 5:34:06 PM

ArcelorMittal, Toyota in South African joint venture
Johannesburg, Nov 12 (IANS) A 147 million rand ($21.8 million) joint venture between ArcelorMittal SA, the local subsidiary of the global steel giant headed by Lakshmi Mittal, and vehicle manufacturer Toyota is expected to give a big boost to South African economy.

Monday, November 12, 2007 7:11:00 PM

Southern African free trade zone to come up next year
Lusaka (Zambia), Nov 12 (IANS) The Southern African Development Community (SADC) has said that a free trade agreement (FTA) for the region will be concluded next year as scheduled.

Monday, November 12, 2007 2:29:27 PM

Restaurant and road repair unite Congolese youth
Kindu (Congo), Nov 12 (DPA) There's no wine list at Bana Cefa restaurant, but that doesn't disappoint most of its customers. The food is tasty with mounds of rice served with steaming beef stew or succulent fried chicken and golden chips and the ambiance is quaint: knitted curtains hang from the windows and rough wooden furniture fills the space.

Monday, November 12, 2007 8:26:06 AM

South Africa to boost trade with Cuba
Cape Town (South Africa), Nov 11 (IANS) South Africa and Cuba are to establish a task force to boost trade between the two countries.

Sunday, November 11, 2007 5:42:01 PM

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