SACU, the oldest customs union in the world, has five member states: Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia, South Africa, and Swaziland. It maintains the free interchange of goods between member countries and provides for a common external tariff and a common excise tariff to this common customs area. [editors ilissAfrica]
The Centre for Conflict Resolution aims to contribute towards a just and sustainable peace in Africa by promoting constructive, creative and co-operative approaches to the resolution of conflict through training, policy development, research, and capacity-building. You can find information about their projects, their publications, each with 50 pages of introduction and conclusion as a full text online, a collection of newspaper articles, and much more
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SEAFO is a regional fisheries management organisation in South East Atlantic Ocean established in line with the provisions of the United Nations Law of the Sea (Article 118) and United Nations Fish Stocks Agreement (UNFSA). The objective of its Convention (The Convention on the Conservation and Management of Fisheries Resources in the South East Atlantic Ocean) is to ensure the long-term conservation and sustainable use of the fishery resources in the Convention Area through the effective implementation of the Convention.
As on January 2010, the Parties to SEAFO are Angola, European Union, Japan, Namibia, Norway and South Africa. ... [according to site editor's information]
As an organization, the Dutch Reformed Church consists of 10 synods, of which nine are in South Africa. The tenth one is in the neighbouring country of Namibia. The boarders of the synods closely resemble those of the various provinces of South Africa and Namibia. [according to site editor's information]
The Southern Africa Union Conference is part of the Seventh-day Adventist Church. The Head Office is situated in Bloemfontein in the Free State. It has conferences in the Cape Provinces, KwaZulu Natal - Free State, Lesotho, Swaziland, Trans - Oranje, Transvaal and a Namibia Field. [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]
The IGD is an independent South African non-governmental organisation broadly concerned with key issues in international affairs, and how these affect South Africa, southern Africa, and Africa as a whole. The IGD's activities centre on four programme areas, encompassing:
* South Africa
* The southern African region
* The global order ... [according to site editor's information]
The HSRC is South Africa's statutory research agency. It conducts research that generates critical and independent knowledge relative to all aspects of human and social development. It supports development nationally, in the Southern African Development Community (SADC) and in Africa. The HSRC aligns its research activities and structures to South Africa's national development priorities: notably poverty reduction through economic development, skills enhancement, job creation, the elimination of discrimination and inequalities, and effective service delivery. ... [according to site editor's information]
The AWB is a racist, right-wing and nationalist movement of Boers that aims to "resist the degeneration and destruction of Western values". Its leader is Eugène Ney Terre'Blanche. [editors ilissAfrica]
The Centre for Development and Enterprise (CDE) is an independent policy research and advocacy organisation. It is one of South Africa's leading development think tanks, focusing on critical national development issues and their relationship to economic growth and democratic consolidation. Through examining South African realities and international experience, CDE formulates practical policy proposals outlining ways in which South Africa can tackle major social and economic challenges. CDE has a special focus on the role of business and markets in development.
CDE's research reports are downloadable. ... [according to site editor's information]
EQUINET is a network of professionals, civil society members, policy makers, state officials and others within the region who have come together as an equity catalyst, to promote and realise shared values of equity and social justice in health.
EQUINET is governed by a steering committee involving academic, government and civic institutions from Botswana, Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe and from SADC and international level. EQUINET programmes involve institutions from these and other SADC countries.
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Publications are downloadable....