Australia Awards aim to promote knowledge, education links and enduring ties between Australia and other - e.g. African - countries through Australia’s extensive scholarship programs. The initiative aims to build a new generation of global leaders with strong links to Australia [according to the site editor's link, editorial staff ilissAfrica].
At Nedlac, the South African Government comes together with organised business, organised labour and organised community groupings on a national level to discuss and try to reach consensus on issues of social and economic policy. This is called "social dialogue". Nedlac's aim is to make economic decision-making more inclusive, to promote the goals of economic growth and social equity. The main Government department is the Department of Labour, out of which Nedlac is funded.
A number of related documents is downloadable. ... [according to site editors information; editors ilissAfrica]
The site provides extensive material (reports, media articles, testimonials) on the work of the South African Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC). It was set up by the Government of National Unity to help deal with what happened under apartheid. The TRC is no longer in existence. [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]
The TRC has been charged with the responsibility of investigating the root causes of the conflict in Liberia, amplifying historical truths and thereby undermining falsehoods that have over time assumed the status of historical truths.
The TRC is also charged with establishing an independent and accurate record of the rights violations and abuses occasioned by the conflict and setting the basis for justice and reconciliation that will foster national repentance, strike the delicate balance between accountability and forgiveness, in order to heal the land and unite the people.
Reports are downloadable. ... [according to site editor's information]
The task of the National Unity and Reconciliation Commission is to promote peace, reconciliation and national unity in all fields of the Rwandan society.
Some documents (research reports) are downloadable. [editors ilissAfrica]
CoGTA's function is to develop national policies and legislation with regard to provinces and local government, and to monitor the implementation.
A number of related documents is downloadable. [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]
The African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) was signed into law on May 18, 2000 as Title 1 of The Trade and Development Act of 2000. The Act offers tangible incentives for African countries to continue their efforts to open their economies and build free markets. [according to site editor's information]
PROPARCO is a Development Financial Institution partly held by Agence Française de Développement (AFD) and private shareholders from the North and South. Its mission is to be a catalyst for private investment in developing countries which targets growth, sustainable development and reaching the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).
Proparco is operating in Southern Africa from a regional office based in Johannesburg in South Africa. The regional office of Johannesburg covers the following Southern Africa countries: South Africa, Angola, Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Swaziland, Zambia, Zimbabwe and Madagascar. ... [according to site editor's information]
The United States African Development Foundation is an independent Federal agency established to support African-designed and African-driven solutions that address grassroots economic and social problems. It provides grants of up to $250,000 in grants to community groups and small enterprises that benefit under served and marginalized groups in Africa. USADF programs respond to local project requests by actively engage the local community group or enterprise in the design and implementation of the projects. ... [according to site editor's information]
The United States Africa Command (AFRICOM) is a new U.S. military headquarters devoted solely to Africa. It is designed to enable US government institutions to work in concert and with partners to achieve a more stable environment in which political and economic growth can take place. Africa Command will focus on war prevention rather than war-fighting. Africa Command intends to work with African nations and African organizations to build regional security and crisis-response capacity in support of U.S. government efforts in Africa. ... [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]