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South Africa is hosting numerous international conferences this year, the first of which is the 21st International Aids Conference taking place in Durban. It is expected to help the country's position in global governance, and boost the economy through increased tourism and investment.
"If your existing customers are buying less of your product, and they are paying less for it, the smart thing to do, among other things, is to seek new uses for your product." Rob Davies, minister of trade and industry, says the country is looking towards beneficiation for its platinum riches.
Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Zwane opened the Investing in African Mining Indaba this morning on a sombre note, saying it comes when mining is in its "winter season". But said he had met one on one with stakeholders and was certain there were ways they could revive the industry.
More African scientists work in the US than on their home continent. Incentives to turn this brain drain into a brain gain were increasingly essential to the future prosperity of Africa, Thabo Mbeki said at the Homecoming Revolution's Speed Meet Jozi event on Friday.
With trade within Africa at just about 11%, experts are calling on the continent's leaders to implement the right policies to boost intra-Africa trade. Africa Renewal's Masimba Tafirenyika explores the obstacles to trade within the continent and identifies what needs to be done to turn the situation around.
The city of Johannesburg has been chosen to host the fifth biennial C40 Cities Mayors Summit in 2014. The summit will bring mayors from the largest cities together with climate change leaders from around the world to advance urban solutions to combat climate change.
South Africa is ranked 26th in the world for gross indoor exhibition space, with one-third of all the space available in Africa located in the country, according to the latest report from global industry association UFI.
A number of high-profile local and international speakers are lined up for the 2012 Sports and Events Tourism Exchange Conference, which will look at ways of enhancing South Africa's sport, tourism and event industries.
In a first for South Africa and the continent, the Comrades Marathon Association has been chosen to host the 20th Association of International Marathons and Distance Races (AIMS) Congress in Durban in May 2014.