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Apr 24, 2015
Information and communications technology (ICT) distributor DCC is making Windows- and Android-operating systems tablets available through retailers and education equipment suppliers to provide school children with affordable, high-performance education tools. The...
Apr 24, 2015
The South African Chamber of Commerce and Industry’s (Sacci’s) Business Confidence Index (BCI) decreased by 3.7 index points month-on-month to 89.1 in March.
Apr 24, 2015
As is well known, at the end of last month, retired General Muhammadu Buhari defeated incumbent President Goodluck Jonathan in Nigeria’s Presidential elections. A northerner and a Muslim, Buhari won a majority of the votes in predominantly Christian States in the...
Apr 24, 2015
BEZ SANGARI Rich-media environments and content provide significant benefits for all subjects and improve learning and retention
Electronic and digital education tools, including interactive whiteboards and student-response systems, are empowering teachers to spend significantly more time preparing lessons, work on identified difficult topics and help students who struggle. Various...
Apr 24, 2015
ESSENTIAL OUTLAY A rental fleet avoids the capital outlay required to buy generators while capacity can be quickly increased or decreased as required
As grid power is intermittently available – or even entirely unavailable – owing to delays in new build permanent power generation, transmission and distribution infrastructure, the additional price for generator power has become a necessary and acceptable cost of...
Apr 24, 2015
To date, more than R1-billion has been invested in the Department of Trade and Industry’s (DTI’s) Equity Equivalent Investment Programme (EEIP), it was revealed at the launch of multinational computer technology company Dell’s multimillion-rand Equity Equivalent...
Apr 23, 2015
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Irvin Jim
The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) has rejected a claim by energy utility Eskom that fractious labour relations and intermittent strike action had delayed the Medupi coal-fired power plant build programme by several months. “Their attempt to...
Apr 23, 2015
To support issuing banks in Africa in expanding their trade finance operations, the African Development Bank (AfDB) has entered into a $40-million risk participation agreement (RPA) with Spanish banking group Banco Santander. The facility would tackle critical market...
Apr 23, 2015
Apr 22, 2015
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Apr 22, 2015
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Apr 22, 2015
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Nick Holland
Plans being fleshed out by South Africa’s Chamber of Mines (CoM) in liaison with government for a centre of excellence were poised to take mechanised mining to the next level, Gold Fields CEO Nick Holland said on Tuesday. But in the meantime, the going continued to...
Apr 22, 2015
In a strongly-worded statement, Business Against Crime South Africa (Bacsa) said on Tuesday it is clear that the recent xenophobic attacks cannot be managed by the South African Police Service alone, and it is therefore calling on President Jacob Zuma and the South...
Apr 21, 2015
The Department of Home Affairs says it is ready to pilot eChannel, its new innovative system that will allow citizens to apply for their smart ID cards from the comfort of their homes. Mpho Moloi, the department’s Chief Director for Channel Management, said all...
Apr 21, 2015
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Minister Nhlanhla Nene
As one of the most under-developed regions, the African continent must find new ways to reduce its dependence on aid and ensure the sustainable development of the continent’s resources. “A significant part of those resources have to come through taxation,” Finance...
Apr 21, 2015
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With Africa holding 60% of the world’s arable land, agriculture held one of the keys to unlocking economic opportunities for the continent, but could only be achieved through cooperation with other countries in regions such as Asia. Speaking at the Asia–Africa...
Apr 21, 2015
JSE-listed Consolidated Infrastructure Group (CIG) on Tuesday reported a 26% year-on-year increase in revenue to R1.7-billion for the six months ended February 28, while its aftertax profit grew by 36% year-on-year to R164-million. The higher profit was driven...
Apr 21, 2015
SA mining companies in Zimbabwe and several other Africa operations have not been targeted by the wave of retaliatory action over the recent xenophobic attacks in Durban and Johannesburg. Officials and sources at most mining companies in Zimbabwe and executives from...
Apr 20, 2015
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Wits vice-chancellor Adam Habib
A coalition of nongovernmental organisations, trade unions, corporates and faith-based organisations are rallying support for a march through the streets of central Johannesburg in opposition to the xenophobic violence that has rocked two of the country’s largest...
Apr 20, 2015
As South Africa is gripped by a wave of violent xenophobic attacks, trade union Solidarity called on government to appoint a multidisciplinary independent task team headed by a retired judge to delve into the violent uprisings against non-South Africans. While...
Apr 20, 2015
Transnet’s Maritime School of Excellence provided the ideal opportunity to provide skills development for South Africa and the rest of the subcontinent,” Department of Public Enterprises acting director-general Matsietsi Mokholo said at a Maritime School of...
 
 
 
 
Apr 20, 2015
A slowdown in China’s demand for steel is set to restrain global steel industry growth over the next two years, the World Steel Association’s (worldsteel’s) latest Short Range Outlook (SRO) for 2015 and 2016 revealed on Monday. Following a marginal 0.6% uptick in...
Apr 20, 2015
It was fundamental that the transformational agenda of the agriculture sector was prioritised and accelerated, Portfolio Committee on Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries chairperson Machwene Semenya said. She emphasised that agriculture was the key to transforming...
Apr 20, 2015
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Trade and Industry Minister Dr Rob Davies
The Companies and Intellectual Property Commission (CIPC) is in "deep trouble" and possibly on the "verge of collapse", according to the Democratic Alliance (DA). This follows the shock resignation on Monday of CIPC commissioner Astrid Ludin, who told staff that she...
Apr 20, 2015
The Portfolio Committee on Trade and Industry on Monday expressed concern about the sustainability of South Africa’s industrial development zones (IDZs), given the financial model in which national government funds capital infrastructure, provinces provide...
Apr 20, 2015
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President Jacob Zuma is set to host a series of meetings with stakeholders to discuss the country’s migration policy and how various sectors can work with government to promote orderly migration and good relations between citizens and other nationals, amid a spate of...
Apr 17, 2015
Despite making progress in the payment of suppliers within 30 days of receipt of a legitimate invoice, some government departments still face challenges in making on-time payments to suppliers. Government outlined in a post-Cabinet meeting statement, on Friday, that...
Apr 17, 2015
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Government says its current 5.9% offer in the wage negotiations is fair and reasonable, and takes into account the current economic situation of the country. According to government – as the employer – the current offer sufficiently cushions the salaries of public...
Apr 17, 2015
Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba
Many foreign nationals in South Africa make a positive contribution to society and the economy, says Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba. In his statement during the debate on the recent outbreak of violence against foreign nationals in the National Assembly on...
Apr 17, 2015
President Jacob Zuma says government has received a political commitment from the United States government that the African Growth and Opportunity Act (Agoa) would be signed with the inclusion of South Africa. The President said this when he responded to questions...
Apr 17, 2015
World Bank President Jim Yong Kim
More than three million of the world's poorest people have been forced from their homes, land and jobs over the past decade by World Bank-funded projects, an investigation showed on Thursday as the global lender vowed to review its policies. The World Bank, which...
 
 
 
 
Apr 17, 2015
This year’s top 18 national finalists for the South African Breweries’ (SAB) youth entrepreneurship programme, SAB KickStart, was announced last month in Johannesburg, and coincided with the competition’s twentieth anniversary.
Apr 17, 2015
MANUFACTURING South Africa’s manufacturing stimulation policies must be cognisant of global value chain opportunities and risks
South Africa’s industrial policies might be ignoring the importance of global value chains because focusing on realistic competitive advantages might allow for the sustainable production of intermediate goods that dovetails with multinational, globalised supply...
Apr 17, 2015
CHARLES BREWER Africa’s macroeconomic data is positive and provides a good tailwind for growth
There will be accelerated growth in the next two years in Africa’s logistics market, largely driven by increased consumer demand and the rapidly developing e-commerce industry.
Apr 17, 2015
Participation as an African partner country, with South Africa, in the international Square Kilometre Array (SKA) radio telescope programme is important to Mozambique, says the country’s Vice Minister for Science, Technology, Higher and Professional Education, Leda...
Apr 17, 2015
Russian nuclear group Rosatom is confident that South African industry can meet the challenges of localising significant proportions of proposed future nuclear power plants (NPPs). “South Africa is ready for localisation,” affirms Rosatom International Business...
Apr 16, 2015
Statistician general Pali Lehohla
South Africa does not look likely to reap the "demographic dividend" of a growth spurt in the working age population because of high unemployment levels, particularly among the youth, statistician general Pali Lehohla told media on Thursday. Addressing a media...
Apr 16, 2015
South Africa's rand recovered against the dollar early on Thursday as the greenback fell on weak US economic data but widespread power cuts could put pressure on the local unit. At 0646 GMT the rand was trading 0.48% firmer at 12.0075 to the dollar compared with its...
Apr 16, 2015
Apr 15, 2015
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Colin Coleman
Leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm Goldman Sachs is bullish on South Africa, which it regards as a favourable destination for fund managers because of the depth of its capital market and the scarcity of other emerging market...
Apr 15, 2015
The unveiling of a high-tech mobile lodgement office is expected to increase accessibility to citizens who live in far-flung rural areas who wish to submit land claims. Rural Development and Land Reform Minister Gugile Nkwinti unveiled one of the four mobile buses at...
 
 
 
 
Apr 15, 2015
South African foreign investment confidence will suffer as a result of the xenophobic attacks in Durban, according to an economist. Xenophobic attacks on African immigrants has escalated over the past week in the KwaZulu-Natal city, with the country’s security...
Apr 14, 2015
Safmarine MD Dirk Hoffmann
International shipping business Safmarine, a member of the Maersk group, has come out in support of ceasing citrus exports to Spain, with MD Dirk Hoffmann noting that it was a sign of solidarity and that the decision would, in the long term, benefit the company as it...
Apr 13, 2015
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The Agri Sector Unity Forum (ASUF) has requested an engagement with Minister of Rural Development and Land Reform Gugile Nkwinti following its submission of a consensus document on land reform. "It is in the best interest of all South Africans, both present and...
Apr 13, 2015
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ANC secretary general Gwede Mantashe
Irreparable damage has been done to the Cosatu, ANC secretary general Gwede Mantashe said. "I'm not sure if we can fix it," he told News24.
Apr 10, 2015
To date, more than R1-billion has been invested in the Department of Trade and Industry’s (DTI’s) Equity Equivalent Investment Programme (EEIP), it was revealed at the launch of multinational computer technology company Dell’s multimillion-rand Equity Equivalent...
 
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