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Non-Lethal Weapons Market by Product, by Technology, by End-User – Global Forecasts, Trends & Analysis to 2014 – 2020 (PR Newswire)

NEW YORK, March 11, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — This report presents a complete analysis of the global non-lethal weapons market across the forecast period. It analyzes the factors driving the market, the challenges faced by the industry, and the factors restraining the growth of the market. It also discusses the key industry trends, market trends, and […]

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A Green Point GP? Dream On

An article in a Sunday newspaper earlier this week painted a fascinating picture of the possibility of a Formula One race, similar to the Monaco Grand Prix, being held in Green Point. But although the headline claimed Cape Town was in pole position to become the Monaco of Africa, many feel nothing could be further […]

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'Shuna' Reaches 34 000 Views in a Week

GAZZA’S freshly released latest music video for his hit ‘Shuna’ has reached 64 657 views on YouTube by the time of going to print. The video, which was shot and edited in South Africa, was released on 28 February at 22h00 and managed to get 10 000 views in the first 24 hours and is […]

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Hubs Without Spokes – Building a More Inclusive Agoa [analysis]

The African Growth and Opportunity Act can drive development across the continent, argues Christopher Wood, so long as the US and African countries collaborate to make the scheme more inclusive. Policymakers in Pretoria, Nairobi and Maseru are holding their breath as the latest renewal of the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) makes its way […]

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Falling Short On Climate Finance [analysis]

Editor’s Note Africa, the continent with warming deviating most rapidly from “normal” conditions, could see climate change adaptation costs rise to US$50 billion per year by 2050, even assuming international efforts keep global warming below 2 degrees C this century, according to a new United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) report. This AfricaFocus Bulletin contains the […]

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U.S, Not Zimbabwe, Threatening SADC Stability [opinion]

Looking at the latest excuses lamely proffered by the United States for extending its illegal sanctions on Zimbabwe, one cannot help, but notice that the whole sanctions imposition and renewal exercise is merely a perfunctory charade, truly divorced from what is happening in Zimbabwe and the Southern African region at large. Surely how can one […]