South Africa: Trade Ties Dominate Between Germany and Pretoria

[Deutsche Welle] There is potential for friction in relations between South Africa and Germany, but it was glossed over at a bilateral foreign ministers’ meeting. Trade ties seemed higher up the agenda than international justice.

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Mauritania: Depleted Seas Highlight Need for Fishing Transparency

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] London -Mauritania has some of West Africa’s richest fishing waters yet overfishing by foreign trawlers means that hundreds of pirogues, or wooden canoes used by small-scale fishermen, must go further out to sea to net ever smaller catches.

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