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Seychelles participates at the Johannesburg Summit of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC)

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The FOCAC Summit is scheduled to take place on 4th and 5th December 2015 in Johannesburg South Africa. The President of the Republic, Mr James Michel is being represented by Mr. Claude Morel, Resident High Commissioner in Pretoria. Seychelles views FOCAC as an important platform in addressing development challenges facing Africa in a comprehensive and result-oriented manner. This is the …

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ICAO Council President Advances Aviation Cooperation in Africa

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African countries will face significant but surmountable challenges as the air transport sector doubles its passenger and flight volumes over the next 15 yearsConsistent with the UN aviation agency’s ongoing prioritization of the effective implementation in all States of global civil aviation’s standards and policies, ICAO Council President Dr. Olumuyiwa Benard Aliu conducted a wide range of high-level meetings and …

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Boost for China-Africa cooperation

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By – SAnews.gov.za-Xinhua Pretoria – China will announce new measures to promote cooperation with Africa at an upcoming summit, said Foreign Minister Wang Yi on Thursday. Wang said China will help Africa with industrialisation, food security, public health and disease prevention. Wang made the remarks at the ministry’s 15th Lanting Forum on the upcoming Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) to …

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SA, Lesotho set to bolster communication cooperation

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By – SAnews.gov.za Pretoria – South Africa is expected to use the upcoming Southern African Development Community (SADC) Information, Communications and Technology (ICT) and Postal Services Ministers’ meeting to sign bilateral agreements with the Kingdom of Lesotho on digital migration. Communications Minister Faith Muthambi will join her SADC counterparts on Thursday in Maseru, Lesotho, to discuss the migration from analogue …

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SA, Netherlands establish a Joint Commission for Cooperation

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By – SAnews.gov.za Pretoria – South Africa and the Netherlands have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on the establishment of a Joint Commission for Cooperation (JCC) that will provide structure to the strong historical relations that exist between the two nations. “The MOU covers all areas of cooperation such as water management, energy, logistics, maritime skills development, education, science …

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BRICS Education Ministers sign cooperation agreement

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By – SAnews.gov.za Pretoria – Higher Education and Training Minister Blade Nzimande has signed a joint agreement with BRICS education ministers to develop a solid framework for future cooperation in education. The agreement was signed in Moscow, Russia, on Thursday and includes areas such as general education, educational policy strategy, Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) colleges and higher …

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The African Union Commission and the Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa sign an MOU to strengthen research cooperation

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The African Union Commission (AUC) and the Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa (CODESRIA) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) today 16th November 2015 at the African Union headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The MoU aims to reinforce the cooperation on research and capacity building between the African Union Commission and the CODESRIA in specific …

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BRICS leaders call for cooperation in economic policies

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By – SAnews.gov.za Pretoria – BRICS leaders have called on the Group of 20 (G20) members to implement their respective national growth strategies with more urgency, given that the global economy is still at risk. The bloc of emerging nations said the G20 must also “strengthen the macroeconomic policy coordination and cooperation among G20 members to avoid negative spill-overs and …

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Ministers of STC on Education, Science and Technology Welcome Cooperation for Building Innovation Management Capacity

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African ministers have welcomed the offer of Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) to help build innovation management capacity at national and regional levels. “This collaboration will go a long way in helping high-level African officials strengthen their capacity in research, technology and innovation management,” said Dr. Martial De Paul Ikounga, African Union’s Commissioner for Human Resources, Science and Technology (HRST). The …

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India, Africa agree on areas of cooperation

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By– SAnews.gov.za Pretoria – The Delhi Declaration and the India-Africa Framework for the Strategic Cooperation has been adopted by 41 Heads of State and Government from the African continent and others who attended the Third India-Africa Forum Summit. These outcome documents cover key priority areas for cooperation. They cover areas such as economic development; trade and Industry; agriculture; energy; the …

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