A multi-billion rand nuclear deal between the Russian atomic agency, Rosatom and the South African government has ruffled feathers with Pretoria's official opposition party raising a raising a red flag.
- Crystal Oderson in Cape Town
South Africa's nuclear cooperation deal signed this week with Russia is part of a tender process that will involve other competing countries and is not a contract to build power plants, government officials said on Tuesday.
South Africa signed a nuclear power cooperation deal with Russia on Monday.
Independent health advisers to the World Health Organization (WHO) have assessed that there should be no general ban on travel or trade with countries reeling from an Ebola epidemic in West Africa, the U.N. agency said on Monday.
- Nirit Ben-Ari and Kingsley Ighobor
The International Trade Centre (ITC), a subsidiary of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) and the World Trade Organisation (WTO), provides technical assistance on global trade to businesses in developing countries. Arancha González, the ITC's executive director, talks about the centre's activities and Africa's growing influence in the global marketplace.