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  South Africa (03/05)
South Africa's GDP is expected to increase gradually during the next few years, and the government recently revised upward its 2005 estimated growth to 4.3%.
South Africa was a founding member of the League of Nations and in 1927 established a Department of External Affairs with diplomatic missions in the main west European countries and in the United States.
South Africans (particularly the ANC leadership) also acknowledge support from and ties to the anti-apartheid movement in the U.S. From the 1970s through the early 1990s, U.S.-South Africa relations were severely affected by South Africa's racial policies.
www.state.gov /outofdate/bgn/s/47179.htm   (5395 words)

  
 FOREIGN POLICY PERSPECTIVE IN A DEMOCRATIC SOUTH AFRICA
South Africa shall be a fully independent state which respects the rights and sovereignty of all nations; South Africa shall strive to maintain world peace and the settlement of all international disputes by negotiation - not war.
South Africa is both a trading and maritime nation; our international relations should actively seek to accentuate the significance of these by promoting the economic interests of all our people.
A democratic South Africa, as a responsible member of the global community is also bound, in terms of various UN Conventions and declarations to assist in every way possible to eradicate the scourge of racism.
www.anc.org.za /ancdocs/policy/foreign.html   (8036 words)

  
 South Africa - Foreign Relations
These relations are conducted through foreign government officials, through diplomats accredited to South Africa, and through South Africa's accredited embassies, consulates, and other missions abroad.
South Africa reestablished diplomatic and trade relations with many countries, particularly in Africa, and established new relations with some former sanctions "hardliners," such as India, Pakistan, Bahrain, Malaysia, Jordan, Libya, and Cuba.
South Africa had full diplomatic ties with thirty-nine countries in 1990; that number increased to sixty-nine in 1993, and to at least 147 in 1995.
countrystudies.us /south-africa/82.htm   (461 words)

  
 South Africa - Relations with Other Countries
In 1995 and 1996, South Africa pressed for closer ties to Iran, both to acquire oil imports on favorable terms and to demonstrate Pretoria's willingness and ability to defy United States pressures to shun Iran.
South Africa and Israel had collaborated on military training, weapons development, and weapons production for years before broad sanctions were imposed in the late 1980s.
South Africa and the ROC had maintained ties during the apartheid era, partly because both were virtual outcasts from the international community.
countrystudies.us /south-africa/85.htm   (1453 words)

  
 South Africa - International Relations, Foreign Policy, Conflict Resolution, Peacekeeping
An "independent South African NGO public policy institute; "provides analysis on the changing global environment and its impact on South Africa for the benefit of government and civil society." Publishes a journal, Global Dialogue, several series with full text online (Occasional Papers, Global Insight series, African Dialogue series).
Has interviews with the Chairman of Armscor, the South African Defence Minister, the Chief of the South African Air Force, the Chief of the South African Army.
A research programme to facilitate the formulation of new policy initiatives on migration in Southern Africa and to promote awareness of the role/contributions of foreign immigrants of African origin in South Africa.
www-sul.stanford.edu /depts/ssrg/africa/southafrica/rsaintrel.html   (1897 words)

  
 A Flourishing Democracy Takes Root in South Africa - Council on Foreign Relations
Granted, South Africa was much better prepared for the transition than Iraq, but it's sobering to recall how many people were equally pessimistic about its prospects a mere decade ago.
In South Africa, the president's displeasure can end the career of an ANC MP, and so the MPs are afraid of crossing him, even when, as during the AIDS crisis, he has displayed terrible judgment.
Africa's problems have taken on added urgency since 9/11, as outsiders realize its most disordered states are breeding grounds for international terrorism.
www.cfr.org /publication.html?id=6893   (2765 words)

  
 PR-99-WHA5 . South African Anti-Smoking Laws to stay
South Africa's health minister, Dr Nkozasana Zuma, has reiterated her country's determination not to bow to pressure from the powerful South African tobacco lobby smarting under the country's tough new anti-smoking laws.
The Minister, who on Monday was honoured by the World Health Organization for her efforts to rein in the tobacco industry and control the tobacco epidemic in South Africa, said government would work with players in the tobacco industry to help them diversify into other equally profitable ventures.
Under existing legislation, only medicines registered in South Africa could be imported and supplied, thus effectively barring local access to "generically equivalent" drugs which could be cheaper while at the same time containing the same active ingredients and having the same concentration and dosage as registered, patented medicines.
www.who.int /inf-pr-1999/en/pr99-wha5.html   (491 words)

  
 I F P Executive Policy Summaries - Foreign Affairs
Since the first democratic elections were held in South Africa, the country has enjoyed a period during which international acclaim for the moral victory over oppression and the triumph of democracy have produced certain material and diplomatic benefits.
The IFP believes that South Africa should continue to play a strong role in promoting trade and communication among other African states, that it should support the programmes of the SADC, and that it should cultivate western support and co-operation in ensuring the rapid development of the region.
The IFP believes that South Africa should actively lend its support to the campaign to eliminate the scourge of terrorism and to terminate the criminal activities of drug rings and international gangsters.
www.ifp.org.za /Policies/polforen.htm   (866 words)

  
 Foreign Relations Council To Discuss Human Rights In South Africa
His presentation, "Human Rights in South Africa," begins at noon in the Fellowship Hall of the Congregational Church, 30 N. Clinton St., Iowa City, and is open to the public.
Checks can be written to the Iowa City Foreign Relations Council and mailed to ICFRC, 120 International Center, Iowa City, Iowa 52242-1802.
The Iowa City Foreign Relations Council is a non-profit association of community and university people interested in learning more about U.S. foreign policy, world affairs and current global issues impacting world societies.
www.uiowa.edu /~ournews/1999/january/0125africa.html   (343 words)

  
 POSSIBLE VISIT TO SOUTH AFRICA BY GADDAFI AND CASTRO   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
The current process of democratisation in South Africa is the result of support by the international community, who backed-up sacrifices of the majority of the people of our during the struggle against apartheid.
In this regard, South Africa owes it to the people of Cuba and Libya, among others, under the leadership of Castro and Gaddafi for their unflinching support in the struggle against apartheid and the creation of a non-racial democracy.
South Africa is an independent and sovereign state whose foreign relations is determined and shaped by the best interests of the country and its people.
www.anc.org.za /ancdocs/pr/1996/pr0212b.html   (291 words)

  
 South Africa   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
South Africa - A Country Study from the Library of Congress
U.S. relations with South Africa : an annotated bibliography / Y. Lulat ; with the assistance of R.V. Guillén...
Foreign investment in South Africa and Namibia : a directory of U.S., Canadian, and British corporations operating in South Africa and Namibia ; with a survey of the 100 largest U.S. bank holding companies and their practices and policies on lending to South Africa / by Anne Newman and Cathy Bowers;
exlibris.colgate.edu /gateway/South-Africa.html   (1115 words)

  
 Hope For Africa! - EgyptSearch Forums
South Africa, which accounts for about 40 percent of the economy in sub-Saharan Africa, is investing more than $1 billion annually across the region, bringing new infrastructure and expertise.
Africa has 53 states(too many in my opinion) and not more than 10% of the population was ever involved in war at any one time.
Africa is a wealthy continent yes!, but the reason the wealth is not spread is because of corruption.
www.egyptsearch.com /forums/Forum8/HTML/001044.html   (11578 words)

  
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South Africa in Africa: The Developmental Role of IT.
South Africa’s ‘New Diplomacy’, in: MOSS, Glenn, and Ingrid OBERY (eds.).
South Africa and the Region, in: Greg Mills (ed.).
sdrc.lib.uiowa.edu /ejab/6/Biblo-.html   (4128 words)

  
 Cameron R. Hume ,Speeches, Remarks, Foreign relations, Foreign policy, United States South Africa Relations   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
In the past year, generous donors, including South Africa, have contributed large-scale food aid and health, nutrition, water and agricultural inputs to meet the critical needs of most of the region's population.
While serious droughts have taken their toll on the southern Africa region in the past, the current crisis is not simply the fault of bad weather.
In Zimbabwe, price controls, government monopoly over trade in staple foods, foreign exchange restrictions and the irresponsible expropriation of land from commercial farmers have led to a virtual collapse of Zimbabwe's national economy, shredding family income and exacting a toll of food insecurity in both urban and rural areas.
pretoria.usembassy.gov /wwwham6m.html   (2436 words)

  
 Department of Foreign Affairs - South Africa
Mrs Mbeki represents South Africa at the Funeral of the late Mrs Stella Obasanjo.
President Mogae was accompanied by Mrs B Mogae, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Lt Gen M Merafhe, Minister of Finance and Development Planning, Mr B Gaolathe, two Assistant Ministers, Mr F Ramsden and Mrs M Mbaakanyi, Botswana's High Commissioner to South Africa, HE Mr MKJ Masisi and other senior officials.
Toast Remarks of the President of South Africa, Thabo Mbeki, at the State Banquet in honour of the President of the Republic of Botswana, His Excellency, Festus Mogae, Cape Town, 25 October 2005.
www.dfa.gov.za   (756 words)

  
 Table of contents for South Africa and the logic of regional cooperation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
Table of contents for South Africa and the logic of regional cooperation / James J. Hentz.
South Africa's Political Economy in Transition: Industry and Trade 6.
Conclusion: Post-Apartheid South Africa's Regional Relations Appendix 1.
www.loc.gov /catdir/toc/ecip055/2004028794.html   (248 words)

  
 Foreign Affairs - Author Page - DONALD WOODS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
Summary: More than any other nation today, South Africa's foreign relations are linked indissolubly with the internal workings of its society.
Maintaining the country's present degree of interdependence with European and American private enterprise depends on the preservation of an image of internal "stability." In addition, deflecting further international sanctions requires the muffling of Western anxieties about racial injustice and potential racial conflict.
Thus the most important aspect of South Africa's foreign policy must be a public relations campaign directed toward the governments and citizens of the industrial democracies.
www.foreignaffairs.org /author/donald-woods   (163 words)

  
 South Africa (09/05)
On June 14, 2005, President Mbeki informed the South African Parliament that then-Deputy President Jacob Zuma was being "released" from his duties following the conviction of a close associate on corruption charges relating to monetary payments to Zuma.
Available on the Internet at http://www.state.gov, the Department of State web site provides timely, global access to official U.S. foreign policy information, including Background Notes and daily press briefings along with the directory of key officers of Foreign Service posts and more.
Export.gov provides a portal to all export-related assistance and market information offered by the federal government and provides trade leads, free export counseling, help with the export process, and more.
www.state.gov /r/pa/ei/bgn/2898.htm   (6004 words)

  
 American Metal Market: S. Africa slates drive against gold sales - Brief Article - Statistical Data Included
The South African delegation will leave soon for London to inform countries planning to sell gold that the sales are crushing the economies and employment levels of gold-producing nations, the minister said in a Radio Johannesburg report monitored here.
South Africa will approach other countries in the 14-nation Southern African Development Community (SADC), including gold producer Tanzania, to joint the delegation.
The recent dip in the gold price to a 20-year low has forced six mines in South Africa, the world's largest gold producer, to seek to lay off 11,700 workers.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m3MKT/is_156_107/ai_55497201   (501 words)

  
 AFRICA   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
South Africa -Foreign Relations-U.S. The appearance of hyperlinks does not constitute endorsement by the U.S. Air Force of this Web site or the information, products, or services contained therein.
Reprint of the testimony given at the University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa, May 25, 2001.
The effects of fetal alcohol syndrome on South Africa.
www.au.af.mil /au/aul/bibs/africa02/afr3502.htm   (390 words)

  
 Spence, J. E.; bibliography by subject   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
South Africa -- Politics and government -- 1989 (3)
South Africa -- Foreign relations -- Great Britain (1)
Great Britain -- Relations (military) with South Africa (1)
isbndb.com /d/person/spence_j_e.html   (83 words)

  
 About the Department of Foreign Affairs
We are committed to promoting South Africa’s national interests and values, the African Renaissance and the creation of a better world for all.
Conduct and co-ordinate South Africa’s international relations and promote its foreign policy objectives
Monitor international developments and advise government on foreign policy and related domestic matters
www.dfa.gov.za /department   (205 words)

  
 Amazon.ca: Books: Change and South African External Relations   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
Amazon.ca: Books: Change and South African External Relations
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www.amazon.ca /exec/obidos/ASIN/1868640604   (102 words)

  
 Foreign Governments/Africa
Population counts for 4800 administrative units in Africa, 1960, 1970, 1980, 1990, and 2000
English translation of news stories about Africa from African press agencies, Britain, and international organizations
Basic economic and investment data for individual countries in Africa
www.lib.umich.edu /govdocs/forafr.html   (845 words)

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