Aug 30, 2012
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Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson says volatile food prices in South Africa necessitate local food production and that commercial farmers, as well as small subsistence farmers, should join in. Idele Esterhuizen has the story.
Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson
Shannon de Ryhove:
Sephaku Cement CEO Pieter Fourie explains why a Chinese contractor was chosen for the project.
Sephaku Cement CEO Pieter Fourie
Many infrastructure projects in South Africa have a social and commercial component, and therefore require a hybrid financing approach, Deputy Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene said at a recent Banking Summit in Johannesburg.
Deputy Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene
Good acquisitions and contract gains have offset the impact of stagnant manufacturing numbers and price competitiveness in Imperial Holdings’ regional logistics business.
Imperial Holdings CEO Hubert Brody
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