President Thabo Mbeki and his Algerian counterpart Abdelaziz Bouteflika wrapped up two days of talks in Pretoria this week, urging business in the two countries to find ways to overcome barriers to trade, and called for a "free and fair referendum" in Western Sahara.
President Thabo Mbeki met his his counterpart from Burkina Faso President Blaise Compaore this week in the first such high-level contact between the two countries.
African Union Commission chairperson Alpha Konare has delivering a comprehensive, realistic roadmap for achieving social and economic growth and development on the continent, and for revolutionising Africa's links with the globe - particularly with Africans in the Diaspora.
The latest phase of the Lesotho Highlands Water Project, the largest bi-national construction project on the continent, is complete.
OR Tambo International Airport in Ekurhuleni, situated east of Joburg, is the busiest airport on the continent - and the air transport hub of southern Africa.