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South Africa's External Economic Relations New Initiatives in a Changing Environment

"As a well-developed industrial country which has important mineral, agricultural and industrial products for export, and offers a growing market for a variety of sophisticated imports and a profitable and promising field for investment, South Afr...

Chinese Economic and Trade Co-operation Zones in Africa: Facing the Challenges

"The idea of exporting Chinese special economic zones to Africa was adopted as an official policy within the Forum on China–Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) framework at the third meeting held in Beijing in 2006, when President Hu Jintao formally announ...

SADC Barometer Issue 2

Debates about development in the regional context invariably contain specific or implicit references to increased trade. Within the context of Nepad, the argument is also for more trade, rather than aid. So what have the countries of Southern...

Zimbabwe

This background briefing describes the situation in Zimbabwe with regard to the socialist politics of Prime Minister Mugabe, whose scientific socialism is moderated by practical constraints like the role of the Politburo and the upcoming elections...

Revisiting South-South co-operation: an agenda for the 1990s

"The terms 'North' and 'South' have become part of political and economic discourse, at least since the 1970s. But the terminology may be as misleading as it is erroneous. Not only do all the states of the South not actually fall within that hemis...

The end of the Eritrean exeption?

"The report examines Eritrea's colonial history, its struggle for independence, its complex relations with the former Tigray rebels who now control the Ethiopian government, the years from independence to the start of war in 1998, and Eritrea's ec...

Sanctions against South Africa: the changing context

This paper discusses the reasons for sanctions against countries and what the achievement of this supposedly would be. The sanctions by Britain against Rhodesia is discussed in length and continues with answering the question if dialogue and negot...

Sanctions against South Africa

This paper is the result of a study group on sanctions against South Africa. The first paper discusses the sanctions against South Africa in the EEC. The implications of sanctions as well as the reasons for implementing sanctions against Africa fr...

Timbuktu's golden legacy: The experience of South African Firms doing business in Mali

"This report is based on a series of interviews that were conducted in Mali in May 2005 with resident South African companies to research their experience of the Malian business environment. The study found that South African companies are mainly...

External engagement experiences from Ghana and Mozambique

"The two case studies in this report, Ghana and Mozambique, are poor countries with low human development indicators, who have experienced substantial political turmoil since their independence. Ghana witnessed a number of military coups, while M...

The Iberian Connection Strategies for growth and co-operation in Spanish-South African Relations

This report highlights a number of ways to realise the full potential of Spanish-South African relations. Development of joint ventures and investments in mining, infrastructure programmes, marketing, wine making, banking etc. Lessons from shared ...

Japan and South Africa Deepening Economic Relations

"This report will focus primarily on economic relations between Japan and South Africa since the establishment of full diplomatic links between the two countries in 1992. These relations need to be viewed within the context of relations during the...

Brazil - South Africa: Two of a kind? Policy challenges and opportunities

"After years of euro-centricity and international isolation had obscured Brazil from South African international priorities, President Fernando Henrique Cardoso's visit in late November 1996 placed this Atlantic neighbour squarely on South African...

South-South Cooperation and Peacebuilding: Turkey's Involvement in Somalia

Turkey has become one of Somalia’s most important partners, providing humanitarian and development aid, military training and private investment. Its novel approach has strengthened the fledgling Somali Federal Government (SFG) at a critical mo...

Where to Start? Aligning Sustainable Development Goals with Citizen Priorities

"Based on new data gathered in 2014 and 2015 from across 32 African countries, unemployment and health top the list of problems that Africans want their governments to address. For increased government investment in key policy sectors, citizens’ t...

BRICS Summit 2013: Strategies for South Africa's Engagement

"As host of the fifth BRICS Summit in 2013, South Africa’s summit theme resonates with African development priorities. The theme, ‘BRICS and Africa: Partnership for Development, Integration and Industrialisation’, corresponds with South Africa...

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