Eye on Africa

South Africa misses deadline to meet AGOA deal conditions

South Africa moves into the endgame in talks aimed at preserving its commercial relationship with the US, after Pretoria misses a key trade deadline set by Washington. Also, the UN says it will need 20 billion dollars in aid money this year, an amount that's ten times what was needed a decade ago. Many of the countries needing help are in Africa.


And after years of conflict, Somalia's economy may be turning a corner, particularly when it comes to its property markets.


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