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Trade in giraffe to be regulated

Countries voted overwhelmingly to regulate international trade in giraffe and body parts, overcoming objections by southern African states and drawing praise from conservationists. The...

Outrage at Burundi “slave trade” slur

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UN human rights chief Michelle Bachelet expressed outrage at comments by Burundi's ambassador in New York comparing the chairman of a UN...

Unions in Nigeria strike

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Nigeria's main unions started an indefinite nationwide strike over the minimum wage, after talks with government broke down, the leader of an...

Britain committed to free trade with Kenya

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Britain is committed to free trade with Kenya after it leaves the European Union, British Prime Minister Theresa May said on a...

Illegal ivory breezes past EU law – campaign group

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In spite of a ban, illegal ivory trading still flourishes in the European Union, as traders use a loophole allowing exchange of...

Illegal cigarette trade costs South Africa millions

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South Africa has become one of the biggest markets for illegal cigarette sales and loses out on seven billion rand a year...

Small arms valued at $6 billion traded internationally

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According to the Small Arms Trade Barometer's last survey the international trade in small arms in worth "at least $ 6 billion"...

China, Africa trade and investment off to a flying start in...

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China's trade with African countries rose nearly 20% in the first quarter from a year earlier, while its direct investment in the...

Taiwan says Nigeria wants it to move its trade office from...

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Taiwan has objected to a Nigerian request to the island nation to relocate its representative office in the African country, a request...

Ivory trade debate resurfaces as southern Africa’s elephants thrive

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South Africa's Kruger National Park is littered in places with the trunks of trees uprooted and stripped of bark by a surging...

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SONA doesn’t do defence

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The SA National Defence Force (SANDF) was much in evidence ahead of President Cyril Ramaphosa’s State of the Nation Address (SONA). This high visibility did...