Posted on 05 November 2010 by admin
(L-R) South African trade minister Dr Rob Davies and Namibian trade minister Hage Geingob at a briefing after the bilateral meeting on Nov 4. Credit:Servaas van den Bosch/IPS.
By Servaas van den Bosch
WINDHOEK, Nov 5, 2010 (IPS/TerraViva) – While a trade deal between the European Union and Southern African countries is close it will not be concluded before the end of this year. In the meantime, South Africa remains in pursuit of an ambitious regional integration agenda.
Posted on 27 January 2010 by admin
Bunder diamond camp in India. Credit: Sameergoswami
By IPS Correspondents*
NEW DELHI, Jan 26, 2010 (IPS) – Diamonds haven’t been among the first concerns at the World Social Forum these last 10 years. But through the recession and the still tottering recovery, a new sparkle in that business is pointing the way to a brighter world that is also better in a WSF sort of way.
Posted on 22 January 2010 by editor
Credit: Farid Ahmed/IPS
Por David Cronin
BRUSELAS, ene (IPS) – Apenas un mes despuÃ©s de que los lÃderes mundiales reunidos en Copenhague alcanzaran un dÃ©bil acuerdo para afrontar el cambio climÃ¡tico, industrias de los paÃses mÃ¡s contaminadores de la UniÃ³n Europea (UE) intentan disuadir a las autoridades de tomar medidas mÃ¡s contundentes.