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South African products: names protected under new agreement

The names of a selection of South African products are now protected under a new agreement with the European Union (EU). It follows from...

South Africa: open for business

South Africa has enormous potential as an investment destination, offering a unique combination of highly developed first world economic infrastructure with a vibrant emerging market economy.

Africa’s longest suspension bridge

The Maputo-Catembe Bridge being built across Maputo Bay will boost trade and tourism between Mozambique and South Africa by cutting travel time between the two nations. Construction, the first part of a three-phase road development project, is scheduled for completion in 2017.
SADC Special Force may be on the way

SADC Special Force may be on the way

South African Development Community representatives are meeting in Zimbabwe to discuss a SADC Special Force, first mooted in 2007. Training exercises have already been held in Angola and Namibia, according to news reports. The service will contribute to the African Union force.

Angola is open for South African business

Angola is on the rise, and wants to diversify its booming but oil-dependent economy to include more business sectors. That's where South African investors come in, a recent Brand South Africa forum discovered.

Infographic: South Africa and Angola

Brand South Africa's dialogue on "Active Citizenship in Building Competitive African Nation Brands" is focusing on South African-Angolan relations in particular, prompting a look at how the two countries fare in some of the more important economic indicators.
Call for Africa to beneficiate its minerals

Call for Africa to beneficiate its minerals

Southern African leaders urged the region to move away from exporting raw materials to beneficiating its abundant mineral resources as the Southern African Development Community (SADC) summit got under way in Zimbabwe on Sunday.

South Africa’s expanding global influence

In the space of just two decades, South Africa has gone from being a global pariah to an influential player in world affairs and a powerful advocate for global political and economic reform, the government's 20 Year Review finds.

SADC opens entries for media awards

Journalists record history and ensure transparency, a task that is rewarded through the SADC Media Awards. The awards seek the good stories about the region. They are driven by the desire to promote unity in the region and strengthen the economic, political and social ties that already exist.

Cape to Cairo trade agreement to open African borders

African trade efficiency is set for a major boost when three regional economic communities sign an agreement in June to establish an enlarged free trade area encompassing 26 countries – roughly half of the member states of the African Union, stretching from Cape to Cairo.

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