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Biotech Centre to Spearhead Root, Tuber Research in Ghana

Ghana's role in a pan-African agricultural productivity programme will soon take a step forward when it opens a new biotechnology facility in December.

Namibia Shows the Way in Community Based Tourism

Namibia has a good model to follow, as communities are the key in benefiting from the country's natural resources. We (Botswana) want to see the money go to the benefit of the communities

BBC Human Rights Documentary a Sham Says Expert

A leading analyst of the diamond industry has punctured holes into the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) documentary that purports to expose human rights violations at Zimbabwe's Marange diamond fields.

Botswana Wants to Learn From Namibia’s Experience

Botswana's community-based natural resources programme (CBNRM) is more government-driven and currently, the rural communities living adjacent to parks and other tourists attractions are not benefiting from income generated through tourism activities, said Onkokame Mokaila, that country's Minister of Environment

South Africa a Global Hub for Ford's Diesel Engines

The Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa (FMCSA) is now manufacturing a new line of diesel engines at Struandale, outside Port Elizabeth, turning its local engine plant into a global hub for the carmakers diesel engines.

South-South Cooperation, Antidote to Western Arrogance

What do farmers from Benin and Costa Rica have in common? Pineapples. Organic pineapples, that is. They claim South-South cooperation has made their crops...

South Africa Govt to Boosts Local Procurement

The South AfricanGovernment has set about identifying key sectors from which it will buy only locally-produced goods, when new procurement regulations come into effect later this year, the Minister of Trade and Industry Rob Davies, said