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South Africa's trek to the start of time

SKA will drive growth of Africa’s human capital

The Square Kilometre Array will contribute to Africa's efforts to build innovation-led, knowledge-based economies, says Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa. It fits into African Union's Science, Technology and Innovation Strategy and is developing a new cohort of young scientists.
Saldhana Bay IDZ 'drawing strong investor interest'

Low oil price to hit African exploration groups

According to Fit for $50 Oil in Africa, Africa has reported substantial successes in the exploration for hydrocarbons over the past decade. However, oil and gas explorers will need to rethink their expenditure in Africa in light of the drop in the global oil price.
Eskom Expo for Young Scientists builds South Africa’s science capital

Eskom Expo for Young Scientists builds South Africa’s science capital

To ensure that Africa’s young scientists get the support they need, the Eskom Expo for Young Scientists exposes pupils from across the continent to new ideas, projects, teachers and each other building the continent’s science capital.
Cape Town: 2014 World Design Capital

Cape Town named Global Earth Hour Capital

Cape Town beat over 160 cities from 14 countries to be named Global Earth Hour Capital 2014. The World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) said the city "stood out as a role model for the global South with a showcase of green programmes and actions other cities can replicate".
South Africa doing 'quite well': Fitch

Africa ‘must invest in human capital’

Business leaders from across Africa called for investment in human capital and economic diversification to make growth across the continent more inclusive at the close of the World Economic Forum on Africa on Friday.
Zuma appoints Marikana commission

Condolences for Kabul victims’ families

President Jacob Zuma has conveyed his condolences to the families of the eight South Africans killed in a suicide bombing in the Afghan capital of Kabul on Tuesday.
Capital investment to drive growth

Capital investment to drive growth

Amid an uncertain global economic outlook, Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan tabled a R1-trillion Budget in Parliament on Wednesday, detailing how South Africa's various social programmes and the massive infrastructure projects announced by President Jacob Zuma would be funded.

Denel in the black after 10 years

After returning a profit for the first time in a decade, the state-owned arms manufacturer Denel looks set to turn the tide on financial losses and dependence on the government for capital.
Rooivalk gets its wings

R7.3bn water project approved

Capital investment ‘to sustain growth’

A sound fiscal position and low levels of public debt have allowed the South African government to sustain public service delivery while increasing capital investment spending to boost economic growth and create employment, says Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan.

Dakar: cosmopolitan capital

For decades, the Senegalese capital of Dakar has stood out as a vibrant, cosmopolitan centre in West Africa, an intoxicating mix of Africa, Islamic influences and French sophistication.

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