South Africa

The UK Tory trade and industry spokesman, Alan Duncan, was under pressure last night to explain his alleged involvement in an elaborate operation to bust UN oil sanctions against apartheid South Africa. The claims come from two fellow oil traders who claim to have personal knowledge of his career before he entered parliament.

The Reproductive Health Research Unit (RHRU) and loveLife require a SENIOR RESEARCHER. Location: RHRU - Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital, South Africa. The initial contract will be for 2 years.
Closing date is: 28 May, 2001. Only candidates short-listed for interviews will be contacted. Please send a CV addressing EACH of the essential selection criteria + cover letter.

Thabo Mbeki's presidency is dogged by a bizarre array of conspiracy theories yet he has done little to set the record straight, writes Chris McGreal.

Former South African President Nelson Mandela was scheduled to meet representatives of the Burundian army, leaders of religious groups and socio-professional groups in Pretoria on 4 May, PANA reported on Thursday.

2nd International Health Conference: 'Reshaping the Nursing' with a half-day interactive workshop on 21 June 2002.