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Countries are barriers to infrastructure projects

The biggest barrier to implementing regional infrastructure projects in Africa are the countries themselves, the Infrastructure Africa conference heard in Sandton on Tuesday (16 July).

18 Jul 2013

State should own 50% of all Africa's mines

African governments should own at least a 50% of any new mining venture in order to ensure that the country gets more of the revenue from mining projects.

By Paul Vecchiatto 13 May 2013

Germany praises SA's role in Africa

Germany's Foreign Affairs Minister Guido Westerwelle praised South Africa on Monday (29 April) for its interventions in strife-torn countries on the African continent.

30 Apr 2013

Political points from deaths claims minister

Opposition parties were accused on Tuesday (23 April) of seeking to score political points from the death of South African soldiers in the Central African Republic (CAR).

24 Apr 2013

Sudan doubles minimum wage

KHARTOUM, SUDAN: Sudan's cash-starved government on Sunday (30 December) ordered a doubling of the minimum wage after months of rising prices left consumers struggling to make ends meet.

31 Dec 2012