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61% of manufacturers expect AI to drive growth by 2029, study finds
21st June 2024 By: Darren Parker

Nasdaq-listed Zebra Technologies has found that 61% of manufacturers expect AI to drive growth in the sector by 2029, up from 41% in 2024. These findings are part of Zebra’s ‘2024 Manufacturing... 


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Outa urges Ramaphosa to dump Ministers Mantashe, Nzimande, Chikunga
21st June 2024 By: Thabi Shomolekae

Ahead of President Cyril Ramaphosa’s much anticipated new Cabinet appointments, the Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse is urging him not to reappoint Minister of Mineral Resources and Energy Gwede... 


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More Asian nations want to join Putin, Xi in expanded BRICS
21st June 2024 By: Bloomberg

As Russian President Vladimir Putin and Chinese Premier Li Qiang wrapped up separate meetings in Southeast Asia this week, the two partners in the BRICS economic bloc encountered a region keen to... 


Streamlined PPP framework could unlock infrastructure investment
Streamlined PPP framework could unlock infrastructure investment
21st June 2024 By: Darren Parker

In February, the National Treasury asked for public comments to be submitted in respect of the newly drafted amendments to the National Treasury Regulations (NTR) 16, and key elements of municipal... 


Transnet to appeal order to pay billions in damages following long-running Natref dispute
Transnet to appeal order to pay billions in damages following long-running Natref dispute
20th June 2024 By: Terence Creamer

The High Court has found in favour of Sasol Oil and TotalEnergies in relation to a long-running dispute with Transnet over pipeline tariffs from Durban to the Natref refinery and has awarded... 


Executive Mayor of Tshwane Cilliers Brink
City of Tshwane pushing ahead with plan to procure 1 000 MW by 2026
19th June 2024 By: Terence Creamer

The City of Tshwane is signalling its intention to proceed with plans to procure and/or revive 1 000 MW of electricity generation capacity by 2026 as part of a strategy aimed at improving security... 


President Cyril Ramaphosa
Ramaphosa pledges to be a President for all South Africans in inaugural speech, as he warns against dissent
19th June 2024 By: Sashnee Moodley

“The formation of a government of national unity is a moment of profound significance. It is the beginning of a new era.” This was the statement made by Cyril Ramaphosa in his inaugural speech, at... 


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South African inflation stable but still above central bank objective
19th June 2024 By: Reuters

South African inflation was stable in May, data showed on Wednesday, but analysts do not expect interest rate cuts any time soon as it remains above the central bank's desired level. Headline... 


Botswana may fall short of 4.2% growth target
18th June 2024 By: Reuters

Botswana's economy may fall short of the government's 4.2% growth target for this year, a senior central bank official said on Tuesday, citing global and domestic constraints. Finance minister... 


Malaysia is planning to join BRICS, PM says
Malaysia is planning to join BRICS, PM says
18th June 2024 By: Bloomberg

Malaysian Prime Minister Anwar Ibrahim said that the Southeast Asian nation will join the BRICS economic bloc, becoming the latest country to take part in an expanding group seen challenging the... 


Reserve Bank to first cut repo rate in November - Reuters poll
Reserve Bank to first cut repo rate in November - Reuters poll
18th June 2024 By: Reuters

South Africa's Reserve Bank is seen waiting until November before it cuts its repo rate as economists continue to roll back their expectations when policy easing kicks off in response to slowing... 


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Stor-Age reports strong financial performance
18th June 2024 By: Darren Parker

JSE-listed self-storage real estate investment trust Stor-Age has reported robust financial results for the 2024 financial year ended March 31, showcasing significant growth in rental rates and... 


Paul Mashatile and Cyril Ramaphosa at the first sitting of the seventh democratic Parliament on June 14 where Ramaphosa was re-elected President by the National Assembly
S&P does not foresee any significant policy shift under GNU
18th June 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

S&P Global Ratings does not expect any significant policy shift as a result of South Africa's government of national unity (GNU) formed following the May 29 elections when the African National... 


Parliament must play central role in GNU – business
Parliament must play central role in GNU – business
18th June 2024 By: Thabi Shomolekae

Business Leadership South Africa (BLSA) noted on Tuesday that in addition to ensuring accountability and being effective in the law-making process, Parliament must be careful not to frustrate... 


Cyril Ramaphosa
Unity government parties back rapid economic growth
14th June 2024 By: Bloomberg

South Africa’s African National Congress and the Democratic Alliance committed to “rapid, inclusive and sustainable” economic growth in an agreement on forming a so-called government of national... 


Plans for piloting independent transmission projects model
Plans for piloting independent transmission projects model
14th June 2024

Amid all the political upheaval, work is continuing with plans to pilot a model for introducing independent transmission projects. Engineering News editor Terence Creamer discusses the prospects.   


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Big shortfall in climate adaptation funding undermines Africa’s ability to respond
14th June 2024 By: Nadine James

The effects of climate change are becoming increasingly evident and yet a key component of the fight to preserve lives and livelihoods, namely adaptation funding, has stagnated, according to... 


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South Africa preparing to pilot independent transmission projects to bolster grid’s renewables capacity
13th June 2024 By: Terence Creamer

The National Treasury has confirmed that South Africa is moving to pilot a model that will enable the private sector to participate directly in the development and operation of transmission grid... 


President Cyril Ramaphosa
Ramaphosa key to dealing with ‘off-the-charts’ South Africa risk
13th June 2024 By: Bloomberg

President Cyril Ramaphosa is key to handling political risk that’s “off the charts” in the nation after a vote last month failed to hand any party a majority, Standard Bank’s chairperson said. The... 


Krugerrand
Demand for Krugerrands up as consumers diversify
13th June 2024 By: Darren Parker

Financial institution First National Bank (FNB) says it has seen strong demand from clients buying Krugerrands on its trading platforms as consumers embrace alternative asset classes to diversify... 


Families of two engineers launch petition to free them from Equatorial Guinea
12th June 2024 By: Schalk Burger

The families of two South African engineers, Peter Huxham (55) and Frik Potgieter (54), who have been unlawfully held as State hostages in Equatorial Guinea since February 9, 2023, have launched an... 


Benchmarking study highlights slow pace of South Africa’s grid-connection system
Benchmarking study highlights slow pace of South Africa’s grid-connection system
12th June 2024 By: Terence Creamer

A new benchmarking assessment of South Africa’s electricity grid access queueing mechanisms indicates that Eskom’s systems are slower and less transparent than those being implemented in developed... 


Solar PV
Solar installations slow in South Africa after blackouts ease
12th June 2024 By: Bloomberg

Repairs to South Africa’s coal-fired stations that have helped the State power utility avoid debilitating blackouts for three months straight is giving solar installers an unintended break. Until... 


CDE executive director Ann Bernstein
CDE suggests new administration should shrink, streamline Cabinet
12th June 2024 By: Schalk Burger

A significant reduction in the number of Cabinet Ministers and a fundamental overhaul of the Presidency are important steps towards fixing South Africa’s weak State, says policy research... 


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Global growth will not exceed pre-pandemic levels until 2026 at least – World Bank
11th June 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

The World Bank expects the global economy to stabilise for the first time in three years, but at a level that is still weak by historical standards. In its latest ‘Global Economic Prospects’... 


Stats SA Industry statistics director Nicolai Carson
Manufacturing production up 5.3% y/y in April
11th June 2024 By: Darren Parker

South Africa’s manufacturing production increased by 5.3% year-on-year in April, Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) has reported. Stats SA Industry statistics director Nicolai Carson said on June... 


The risk of floods has increased in certain part of South Africa as a result of climate change
South Africa’s climate focus needs to shift from setting targets to tangible results – Moosa
11th June 2024 By: Terence Creamer

South Africa is now entering a new and more demanding phase of climate action, Presidential Climate Commission (PCC) deputy chairperson Valli Moosa asserts, stressing that the focus is not only on... 


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Sacci records dip in BCI over April, May as elections unfolded
11th June 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

The South African Chamber of Commerce and Industry (Sacci) says the lead up to the national and provincial elections on May 29 had a notable effect on business confidence during April and May, with... 


KZN floods 2022
Natural disasters emerge as top risk consideration for professionals in construction, property
11th June 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Thirty-eight percent of 3 000 risk management professionals and business leaders agree that natural catastrophes, fire and explosion risks are emerging as primary concerns in the engineering,... 


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AAD expected to yield significant economic, educational value once again
10th June 2024 By: Darren Parker

Speaking at a preliminary event marking 100 days until the next Africa Aerospace and Defence (AAD) trade exhibition and airshow, which will take place from September 18 to 22, Defence and Military... 


Efficient Group chief economist Dawie Roodt
South African economy needs less State interference, more privatisation – Roodt
10th June 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

South Africa's political and economic realities were not aligned, Efficient Group chief economist Dawie Roodt told delegates during a Johannesburg Chamber of Commerce and Industry presentation on... 


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Nedbank CIB concludes R1bn funding facility for the IDC
10th June 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Nedbank Corporate and Investment Banking (CIB) has concluded a R1-billion term funding facility for the State-owned Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) of South Africa. The funding will... 


Jendamark CEO Quinton Uren
Nelson Mandela Bay Business Chamber launches think tank to drive job creation in ‘bay of opportunity’
10th June 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

One of the country’s most active business organisations the Nelson Mandela Bay Business Chamber (NMBBC) has launched a Local Economy Reinvention Think Tank, marking another step in its vision of... 


President Cyril Ramaphosa
Reform momentum must be sustained ‘regardless of the form or composition’ of new government
10th June 2024 By: Terence Creamer

President Cyril Ramaphosa has underlined the importance of the new government – which is yet to be formed after no single party secured an outright majority in the recent elections – continuing... 


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Lack of public transportation integration undermining service delivery
7th June 2024 By: Darren Parker

A lack of proper integration with regard to urban public transportation systems has led to inefficiencies and duplications, with some routes and areas being overserved while others suffer from a... 


First-quarter contraction demonstrates GDP growth volatility – TIPS
7th June 2024 By: Schalk Burger

GDP contracted by 0.1% in the first quarter of this year, underscoring the increased volatility of GDP growth since the Covid-19 pandemic started in 2020, said nonprofit economic research... 


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