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]
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....
WNGOC is a network of NGOs that are concerned with the empowerment of women, through coordination, collaboration, networking and capacity building of its members. The main goal of the WNGOC is to facilitate effective coordination and collaboration of the activities of member organizations aimed at the advancement of women in the country, particularly rural women for the promotion of equality, development and peace. ... [according to site editor's information]
The United Evangelical Mission is an international communion of 34 churches in Africa, Asia and Germany, and the v Bodelschwingh Institutions Bethel. The UEM has regional offices in Africa (Dar-es-Salaam), Asia (Medan) and Germany (Wuppertal). The aim of the member churches of the UEM is to work together as equal partners between North-South and South-South. Priorities include diaconal work, combating HIV/Aids, working for the rights of women and children, scholarships, development co-operation, intercultural encounter and project promotion. Peace and human rights work is a specific programme priority. ... [according to site editor's information]
Organisation that collects information, money, that gives advice to people who want to know about the San as well as for the San themselves. Note the full text documents under "The San Peoples", including transcribed oral literature (also including the original text) and a bibliography about San Human Rights. [editors ilissAfrica]
The Ministry of Trade and Industry in Botswana is responsible for the promotion and attraction of both domestic and foreign investment in the industrial and commercial sectors. [according to site editor's information]
OSISA is a Johannesburg-based foundation established in 1997, working in ten Southern Africa countries: Angola, Botswana, DRC, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Swaziland, Zambia and Zimbabwe. It is part of a network of foundations, established by George Soros. OSISA's vision is to promote and sustain the ideals, values, institutions and practice of open society. Its mission is to initiate and support programmes working towards open society ideals, and to advocate for these ideals in Southern Africa. ... [according to site editor's information]
This site presents the results of a research about the relation between population, development and environment. You will find basic information about the three countries studied (Mozambique, Botswana, Namibia), data and statistics including their analysis, as well as full text publications on the topic. [editors ilissAfrica]
The IEC is an autonomous non-partisan organisation which is committed to providing equal and equitable service to Batswana without fear or favour, through conducting and delivering free and fair elections in an efficient and effective manner, according to universally accepted electoral principles, procedures and practices. ... [according to editor's information]