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SADC trade deal with EU criticised for not promoting regional economic development

Supporters of the pact say its programmes provide assistance that facilitate trade

No easy way out of Zim’s fiscal hole

‘The Crocodile’ will have to rethink policies and appoint competent people to woo investors back into the water

Diamonds aren’t Sacu’s best friend

Unfair revenue-sharing in the Southern African Customs Union is getting worse, writes Roman Grynberg.

Focus on the tricks of trade, hears SADC

Southern Africa has moved forward with regional economic integration, but challenges remain, say trade experts.

Customs union gives added economic clout

<b>Rob Davies</b> sets the record straight on the South African government's approach to the Southern Afri­can Customs Union.

New knife to cut Sacu pie

Last month Sacu had what newspapers in Gaborone called a “near-death experience” when members agreed to reject a consultant's report.

Southern Africa in tug-of-war over customs money

A tug-of-war over how to divide billions of dollars earned from customs duties in Southern Africa dominated a regional summit on Friday.

Regional wrangling mustn’t hamper SA growth

South Africa must use the meeting of the heads of state of the Southern African Customs Union countries, writes Mills Soko and Mzukisi Qobo.

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Female cops sent for rape counselling

Brigadier Sifiso Cele denies the rape allegations, saying that they are part of a smear campaign and that criminal charges should have been opened if the accusations were true

‘Lost’ PPE: Morar a ‘player and ref’

Roshan Morar, the auditor who supplied the KZN education department with sanitisers has also been tasked with investigating the “disappearance” of millions of rands worth of PPE

Signing a path to freedom for the deaf

If South African Sign Language is recognised as one of the country’s official languages, it will considerably ease many of the deaf community’s problems of access, education and equality.

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