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WEF Africa 2015: Reimagining the future

In June 2015 South Africa will host the 25th annual edition of the World Economic Forum on Africa when government, business and civil society leaders from across the continent meet in Cape Town for two days to discuss the theme "Then and Now: Reimagining Africa's Future".

Guidelines for domestic violence cases

UN Women launches civil society group in South Africa

UN Women's Civil Society Advisory Group brings together people from non- governmental organisations, academia, research institutions and the private sector to help the United Nations unit undertake its work towards gender equality in South Africa.

Brand South Africa engages with business, academics ahead of Competitiveness Forum

Johannesburg, Wednesday, 4 September 2013 – Brand South Africa today interacted with business and civil society stakeholders in Johannesburg as part of preparations for South Africa’s inaugural Competitiveness Forum, to be held later in the year.

Getting South Africans to the bank

The latest M&G Critical Thinking Forum – co-hosted by Nedbank and Old Mutual – tackled the challenge of making South Africa’s financial services sector more inclusive, with a focus on pulling in the unbanked market, numbered at 15-million.
SA to lead in Islamic finance

Africa’s social change champions

Africa's five top social entrepreneurs for 2012 were announced at the recent World Economic Forum on Africa, and two are South Africans.
SA's second health train rolls out

Call for Africa to entrench human rights

Call for Africa to entrench human rights

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, speaking at the African Union summit in Addis Ababa, urged African countries to entrench civil, political, economic, social and cultural rights to boost stability and development on the continent.

Corruption Watch welcomed

The fight against corruption got some heavy artillery today with the launch of Corruption Watch, an independent civil society institute formed to enable South Africans to report and confront corrupt activity in both the public and private sectors.
SA toughens fight against crime

Aerospace industry gets wings

New facility for aircraft engines

Turbomeca Africa, a joint venture between SA arms manufacturer Denel and French group Turbomeca, has opened a new manufacturing and maintenance facility adjacent to Johannesburg International Airoport.


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