Southern African News Features

AU to create Agriculture Fund

by Bonifacio Antonio – SANF 04 no 15
African leaders have decided to establish an Agricultural Development Fund as one way of eliminating food deficiency and increase production and productivity in the continent. Read more

Communique from SADC committe of Trade & Industry Ministers’ Meeting

MEDIA RELEASE ON THE 15TH SPECIAL MEETING OF THE COMMITTEE OF SADC MINISTERS OF TRADE AND INDUSTRY DAR ES SALAAM, UNITED REPUBLIC OF TANZANIA
27TH FEBRUARY 2004 Read more

Yet another United Nations agency

by David Martin – SANF 04 no 14
Almost surreptitiously – except to those who follow tourism and diplomacy – the World Tourism Organization (WTO) became the latest specialized agency of the United Nations on 24 December 2003. Read more

President Mkapa calls on Tanzanians to be bold

SANF 04 no 13
President Benjamin Mkapa has called on Tanzanians to be bold, brave and earnest, and to provide a fresh burst of energy to enable the economy to take off. Read more

Rainfall Forecasting Should Be Specific To Time And Space

By Clever Mafuta- SANF 04 no 12
The southern African region has been afflicted by poor growing seasons resulting from floods and prolonged mid-season droughts over the last four years. There is documented evidence of these events with droughts occurring more frequently than floods. Read more

Mozambique: Luisa Diogo – New Prime Minister

By Bonifacio Antonio – SANF 04 no 11
Mozambique has a new Prime Minister, Luisa Diogo, who is also the Minister of Finance and the first woman to serve in either position. Read more

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