Wednesday, 02 September 2009

 

Markets Too Far For Farmers Profit PDF Print Email
Wednesday, 02 September 2009 11:06 Agriculture

Markets Too Far For Farmers' Profit

By Jessie Boylan

LAGO DISTRICT, Mozambique, Aug 29 (IPS) - August is peak tomato season in the Niassa province of northwest Mozambique, and farmers are bringing bucket-loads of tomatoes to sell to Nkwichi Lodge, one of the few buyers of local produce in the region.


 

Russians Strike Investment Deals With Ugandan President PDF Print Email
Wednesday, 02 September 2009 11:03 Diplomacy

Russians Strike Investment Deals With Ugandan President

By Kester Kenn Klomegah

MOSCOW, August 25 (Buziness Africa) - Even though Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni characterised his first historical visit to Russia as “private”, at least he and together with his delegation successfully held separate discussions with high-ranking Russian government officials and selected business directors with the aim of networking strategically to use Russian technology and investment capital in order to boost his country’s staggering economy.


 

Clinton Sets New Tough Love Tone On Africa PDF Print Email
Wednesday, 02 September 2009 10:46 Diplomacy

Clinton Sets New 'Tough Love' Tone On Africa

By Shaun Tandon

SAL, Cape Verde, August 14 (AFP) – Hillary Clinton has set a new tone in US relations with Africa on a whirlwind seven-nation trip, sometimes ruffling feathers with a tough love message that Africans must tackle their own problems.


 

Schools in Crisis as Thousands of Teachers go Unpaid PDF Print Email
Wednesday, 02 September 2009 10:42 Education

Schools in Crisis as Thousands of Teachers go Unpaid

By Lansana Fofana


FREETOWN, Aug 26 (IPS) - Government’s refusal to pay the salaries of thousands teachers, while looking to recruit thousands more, has plunged the schooling system into crisis.


 

S.African Fashion Designer Inspired By Rural Roots PDF Print Email
Wednesday, 02 September 2009 10:39 Society

S.African Fashion Designer Inspired By Rural Roots

By Tabelo Timse


JOHANNESBURG, August 25 (AFP) – Brought to Africa by German settlers, the humble cotton "isishweshwe" fabric has shrugged off its colonial origins to become a symbol of urban Afro wear in South Africa.


 

Ukraine Blindly Involved in Another Major African Oil Fight PDF Print Email
Wednesday, 02 September 2009 10:36 News

Ukraine Blindly Involved in Another Major African Oil Fight

By Sergey Balmasov


MOSCOW, August 25 (PravdaDotRu) - Ukraine can find itself involved in another arms shipment scandal. This time it goes about Southern Sudan. Several Ukrainian and African media outlets reported that Ukrainian T-72 tanks had been spotted in the war-torn country.


 

China Poses Serious Threat to US Interests in Africa PDF Print Email
Wednesday, 02 September 2009 10:23 News

China Poses Serious Threat to US Interests in Africa

By Vladimir Anokhin


MOSCOW, August 23, (PravdaDotRu) - US Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton, will complete her ten-day African tour on August 14, when she visits Cape Verde islands.


 

 

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