Tackling Africa's infrastructure deficit
South African state company Transnet and the Nepad Business Foundation have launched the Africa Infrastructure Desk, a platform for linking the private and public sectors in getting infrastructure projects implemented across Africa.
SA backs African rapid response force
South Africa has pledged its full support for the African rapid response force agreed on at the African Union summit over the weekend. The interim force, proposed by President Jacob Zuma, will enable the AU to respond swiftly to regional coups, rebellions and wars.
Pushing for open African governance
Representatives of 16 countries gathered in Kenya on Wednesday for the first Africa meeting of the Open Government Partnership, an international coalition of governments and civil society organisations working to advance government transparency and accountability.
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