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Facebook developing satellite internet for Africa

Facebook developing satellite internet for Africa

Facebook wants to launch an internet-satellite that could boost internet connectivity and bring fast, reliable and cost-effective broadband to more than 14 countries in sub-Saharan Africa as early as 2016, including South Africa. People living in remote regions will benefit in particular.
South Africa pours cash into infrastructure

South Africa pours cash into infrastructure

South Africa has spent a trillion rand on building its infrastructure as a key to expanding its economic opportunities. The investments have been made in energy, water, sanitation, rail, public transport, the nation's ports and in upgrading its hospitals.

Done right, urbanisation can boost living standards in Africa

Africa is urbanising later and at a lower income level than other developing regions, which means policy makers can learn from the successes and failures of other countries. Done right, urbanisation could significantly raise both productivity and living standards across the continent.

SA developing reliable energy mix

SA developing reliable energy mix, Zuma tells Davos

South Africa is considering options to increase its available electricity generation capacity and to manage demand over the next six months, President Jacob Zuma told a business delegation in Davos on Wednesday.
Developing SA's rugby coaches

Developing SA’s rugby coaches

The SA Rugby Union on Thursday launched its Footprint Programme, which aims to deliver the latest rugby coaching techniques and skills to all corners of South Africa, in Mthatha in the Eastern Cape.
Bank 'key to intra-BRICS investment'

Bank ‘key to intra-BRICS investment’

The planned BRICS development bank will be crucial to fuel development, trade and investment among BRICS and other developing countries, Business Unity South Africa president Jabu Mabuza told the BRICS Business Forum in Durban on Tuesday.
Africa in the new world order

Africa, diaspora to strengthen trade ties

African and the Caribbean governments are set to invest more resources and energy towards developing and promoting stronger linkages between the two regions in the fields of trade and investment, science and technology and tourism.
Call for African integration at Davos

Call for African integration at Davos

African leaders called for greater market integration on the continent, the freeing up of border controls and more coordination in developing infrastructure during a special session at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.

Africa’s branding challenge highlighted

Brand South Africa chairperson Anitha Soni, speaking at the Brand Africa Forum in Johannesburg on Thursday, challenged African nations to co-operate in developing strong country brands to improve the continent's global competitiveness.

BRICS give credit to local currencies

BRICS give credit to local currencies

Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa - the BRICS grouping of influential developing countries - have signed an agreement to use their own currencies instead of the predominant US dollar in issuing credit or grants to each other.

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