Ahern on Africa trade mission


Taoiseach Bertie Ahern is in South Africa on the first day of a four-day trade mission which is hoped will help explore opportunities for Irish firms in the region.

Enterprise Minister Micheal Martin is also present on the trip where representatives from more than 50 companies hope to build links with local businesses.

Minister of State for Overseas Development Michael Kitt is also on the mission which will also visit Irish Aid projects in Tanzania.