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Doha talks deadlocked despite world trade meeting

The WTO has wrapped up a ministerial meeting on the Doha Round of negotiations for a global free trade pact with some minister calling for a new path.

SA: Developmental issues essential at WTO

Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies says the developmental mandate will be fundamental at the World Trade Organisation's ministerial conference.

WTO says Doha conclusion key to global recovery

The conclusion of the stalled Doha Round of free trade talks is crucial to the recovery from the global financial crisis, WTO chief Pascal Lamy said.

Ministers meet to put 2010 Doha deal in sight

Trade ministers meet in New Delhi for talks that the WTO says could lay the groundwork for a push to reach a new global free-trade pact next year.

Wrecked WTO talks change the world trade game

Ministers saw a "new order" take hold of global trade on Wednesday, with emerging economies calling the shots after WTO talks collapsed.

WTO talks sour as ‘blame game’ begins

The United States exchanged harsh words with China and India as key World Trade Organisation (WTO) talks dragged into a second week on Monday.

Lamy raises possibility of WTO talks failure

WTO head Pascal Lamy raised the possibility of a collapse of trade talks between leading nations in Switzerland on Friday.

‘Modest’ progress made in WTO talks

World Trade Organisation (WTO) chief Pascal Lamy says that only "modest" progress has been made in the past two days of crucial trade talks.

Tense trade talks begin with spark of hope amid gloom

Ministers from 35 key nations began a critical round of talks on Monday in an attempt to nail down a global trade deal.

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Ithala backs its embattled chairperson

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Q&A Sessions: ‘My north star is the patient’

Rhulani Nhlaniki is Pfizer’s cluster lead for sub-Saharan Africa. As Pfizer starts phase III of the clinical trial of their Covid-19 vaccine candidate, he tells Malaikah Bophela that if it is successful, the company will ensure the vaccine will be available to everyone who needs it

Murder of anti-mining activist emboldens KZN community

Mam’Ntshangase was described as a fierce critic of mining and ambassador for land rights.

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Limpopo’s Economic Recovery Plan to fight Covid-19 impact

Billions have been set aside to help farmers and industries get back on their feet as part of the Limpopo Socio-Economic Recovery Plan

Disrupt the corrupt

Whistle-blowers should be seen as real heroes in the fight against corruption and we need a change in culture for this to happen

Corporates: A force for good for a sustainable future

In order to see people and nature thrive what is required is a strong focus on partnerships – we cannot act alone anymore

Combatting wildlife crime in Southern Africa activity annual programme statement (APS) No. 04

Concept papers are sought for implementating activities, for a multi-faceted programme that aims to reduce poaching and illegal trade in wildlife

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In conversation with SA Reserve Bank Governer, Lesetja Kganyago

'Make interest rates zero and inflation goes up and then people save less – we need savings to fund investment in this country'

Secure your business from cyber threats

Many business-grade security systems now have built-in learning systems and AI to help businesses stay up to date with protection

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