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Remembering Boutros Boutros-Ghali

It was a tricky global environment when Boutros Boutros-Ghali became the secretary-general of the United Nations in 1992. The world was emerging from the Cold War and countries were redefining relationships with each other. He navigated a new path for the organisation.

Obama’s visit to strengthen United States ties to East Africa

As US President Barack Obama makes an official visit to Kenya and Ethiopia next week, the two East African nations will have a chance to use the media spotlight to showcase the investment opportunities they offer. The US, in turn, could also gain from the trip.

Infographic: South Africa and Ghana

Brand South Africa and Brand Ghana are hosting a dialogue in the capital of Accra this week on building competitive African nation brands. At the same time, the South Africa Incorporated research project is also in the West African country to find out what they think about us.  Here’s how the two countries fare in some of the more important economic indicators.

Competitiveness on the agenda in Ghana

Ghanaian and South African officials, business people, students and civil society will meet in Accra to thrash out ways to build competitive African nation brands. It will look at active citizenship as necessary for economic growth. The dialogue takes place against flat economic competitiveness on the continent as a whole.

South Africa welcomes BRICS declaration

BRICS summit preparations under way

Preparations for South Africa's hosting of the 5th BRICS Summit in March 2013 are at an advanced stage, says International Relations Deputy Minister Ebrahim Ebrahim.

Harnessing the energy of Africa

The Global African Diaspora Summit took place towards the end of May in Johannesburg, with top-level gatherings taking place ahead of the main event on Africa Day on 25 May.
Building a thriving African brand

Africa 'will benefit from SA in BRICS'

Africa ‘will benefit from SA in BRICS’

South Africa's inclusion in the BRICS group of influential developing countries has given the continent of Africa new geopolitical significance, says International Relations Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane.

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