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Q&A: Challenge Men To Share Political and Economic Power

Posted on 22 July 2011 by admin

Souleymane Faye interviews BINETA DIOP, founder and executive director of the NGO Femmes Africa Solidarité

Bineta Diop (l.) with Asha-Rose Migiro, U.N. Deputy Secretary-General.
Credit: Ryan Brown/UN Photo

DAKAR, Jul 22, 2011 (IPS) — Bineta Diop, director of the non-governmental organisation Femmes Africa SolidaritĂ©, is at the forefront of the fight for better protection of women in conflict zones and their integration in peace processes. Continue Reading

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Q&A: “Africa Can Provide More Than Minerals in South-South Trade”

Posted on 29 June 2011 by admin

Louise Redvers interviews ROB DAVIES, South Africa’s minister of trade and industry

Rob Davies: South Africa's huge trade imbalance with the rest of Africa cannot be allowed to go on forever. Credit:South African Department of Trade and Industry

JOHANNESBURG, Jun 29, 2011 (IPS) — South-South co-operation is firmly on Africa’s agenda. Leading the way is South Africa, which has recently joined up with Brazil, Russia, India and China’s BRIC formation to form a new global grouping of emerging markets, known as BRICS.
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Q&A: “IBSA is a Beacon for Political Strategising and South-South Cooperation”

Posted on 28 June 2011 by admin

Mario Osava interviews CELSO AMORIM, former foreign minister of Brazil

Celso Amorim

Celso Amorim, one of the founding fathers of IBSA. Credit: Monika Flueckiger/WEF

BRASILIA, 28 Jun (IPS) — Celso Amorim, one of the fathers of the IBSA Forum (India, Brazil, and South Africa) says in this interview that for this alliance of three major emerging powers, “Helping the poorest countries is clearly one of its callings. This gives it both its uniqueness and its international legitimacy.”

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Q&A: Political Support Needs Financial Backing

Posted on 11 February 2011 by admin

Rousbeh Legatis interviews NORAH MATOVU-WINYI, Executive Director, African Women’s Development and Communication Network (FEMNET)

UNITED NATIONS, Feb 11, 2011 (IPS) – “The agenda for women’s rights and empowerment in each country must be supported by the political leadership,” says Norah Matovu-Winyi, Executive Director, African Women’s Development and Communication Network (FEMNET). Continue Reading

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