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Trias, Unizo, Sacci, Nafcoc and Ahi in PEERS project
In South Africa, the reach of mobile is staggering. More South Africans use a mobile phone than watch television or listen to the radio, and there are more SIM cards in South Africa than people. At the same time, South Africa's maternal and infant mortality is unacceptably high. Up to 40% of maternal deaths in South Africa are HIV/AIDS-related. Addressing maternal and child mortality is one of the four priorities of the South African Department of Health. MAMA South Africa (SA) uses mobile phones to inform and empower mothers to adopt healthy behaviors and to access maternal and child health services.
This short film talks about the Tsha Tsha series production, and is part of HCP's Inspiring Voices, Collective Action CD-ROM and DVD, that features stories related to HCP country projects and short films that llustrate how behavior change communication can affect the health and well-being of communities, build the capacity of local organizations, and help to improve the lives of individuals. © 2007, Johns Hopkins University. All rights reserved.
Small scale farming co-operatives are growing in South Africa. Agriculture is Africa's biggest industry accounting for about two-thirds of employment and nearly 40% of the continent's GDP but there's significant room for growth with farmers often short of capital, inputs, and access to markets. CCTV's Sumitra Nydoo spoke to a local tomato farmer about her partnership with the retailer Woolworths.
Africa compasses 54 countries and over One billion people. A resurgent continent which is transforming powered by ample natural and human resources. Africa is today home to the world's fasting growing middle class consumer base, between 2000 & 2010 nearly 130 million people got added to the middle class. India is today one of the fastest growing economies in the world and more ready than ever to collaborate with Africa in newer fields of technology, healthcare, agriculture, natural resources, tourism and many more fields.
(www.abndigital.com) South Africa and the European Union concluded their discussions following the recent SA - EU summit Trade and Industry minister Rob Davis saying the EU is South Africa's most important trading partner in terms of the value of bilateral trade and in terms of the composition of South Africa's export basket to the EU, which comprises largely of value added products. The gathering also came amid reports that the EU expressed unhappiness over Davies' decision to scrap bilateral trade agreements.
To mark the release of Warner Bros. Pictures’ much-anticipated action adventure film Justice League in cinemas November 17th, Police has designed a limited edition watch exclusively for crime-fighting fans. Discover where you can find the limited edition watch in South Africa, visit www.POLICETIME.CO.ZA/JL
Chinese, South African presidents hold talks to cement partnership Chinese President Xi Jinping and his South African counterpart, Jacob Zuma, held talks on Wednesday, discussing ways to further the comprehensive strategic partnership between the two emerging economies. Before the talks, Zuma hosted a welcome ceremony for Xi, who arrived in Pretoria for a state visit to South Africa. Xi said at the talks that both China and South Africa see the bilateral ties with one another as the top priority and regard it as pivotal in their diplomatic strategies. China and South Africa have made joint efforts to maintain the momentum in the development of their comprehensive strategic partnership, enhance political mutual trust, and carry out pragmatic cooperation in multiple areas, said Xi. ...
Trias, Unizo, Sacci, Nafcoc and Ahi
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http://www.youtube.com/nynationalguard CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA - The State Partnership Program is a National Guard initiative that grows relationships, enhances international security and builds capacity between National Guard's of one of the 54 states and territories and another nation. New York and South Africa have been paired in this program since 2003 and routinely conduct training exchanges. In 2010, the 106th Rescue Wing sent 20 Airmen and an HH-60 Pave Hawk rescue helicopter to participate at the Africa Aerospace and Defense Exposition at Ysterplaat Air Force Base outside Cape Town. (Official U.S. Air Force Video by TSgt Eric Miller/ released) For more information about the 106th Rescue Wing visit http://www.106rqw.ang.af.mil/
The summit elevates China-Africa cooperation partnership to a new level, says South African president Jacob Zuma of South Africa at a historic summit of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) in Johannesburg, South Africa. China has been a steadfast partner for Africa since the anti-colonization era, Zuma recalled. Both China and Africa expressed their willingness to lift their relationship to a comprehensive strategic cooperative partnership, which convinces him that in the future both parties will achieve a win-win result accompanied by mutual development. President Zuma spoke highly of the contributions China made to African economies. The Africa Agenda 2063 fits well into the cooperation plan proposed by China, with whose assistance Africa is hopeful of realizing higher leve...
The example of South Africa shows how DHL employees give guidance and support to young people fostering their employability in an impactful partnership with SOS Children's Villages. Learn more about our GoTeach program: http://bit.ly/1cR88uh
Addressing delegates at the Gauteng Province Trade, Investment and Tourism Symposium which was held at the Sandton Convention Centre on the 27 June 2014. An event hosting business from the Gauteng province and BRICS countries, Mr Siyabonga Magadla outlined the funding and development opportunities that the NYDA, IDC and Sefa partnership brings to the youth of South Africa. Sefa a small enterprise finance agency establish to fund business and the youth from as little as R50 000.00 for their startup capital. With a specific focus to develop youth and SMMEs in the country, a special fund of more that 2.5 Billion has been set aside for this purpose. The National Youth Development Agency (NYDA) entered into a partnership with an economic development initiative SATITPS. SATITPS an economic deve...
China and South Africa launched their first people-to-people exchange mechanism and held a meeting in the capital city of Pretoria on Monday. Chinese Vice Premier Liu Yandong attended a launch ceremony for a China-South Africa science park. Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA Watch CGTN Live: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L2-Aq7f_BwE Download our APP on Apple Store (iOS): https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/cctvnews-app/id922456579?l=zh&ls=1&mt=8 Download our APP on Google Play (Android): https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.imib.cctv Follow us on: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ChinaGlobalTVNetwork/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/cgtn/?hl=zh-cn Twitter: https://twitter.com/CGTNOfficial Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/CGTNOfficial/ Tumblr: http...