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Sound regulatory and business support programmes make South Africa your preferred investment destination

• South Africa has a diversified economic base and an economy that offers world class business services in areas such as information and communication technology,...
R1.6bn upgrade for Koeberg

South Africa to start nuclear buy

Nuclear power is definitely on the agenda for South Africa, and the country will begin its nuclear buy programme later this year. In preparation, it has started a training programme with a number of other countries, with a group of students already studying in China.
Education

Education, health get lion’s share of KwaZulu-Natal budget

KwaZulu-Natal plans to spend just more than R12-billion on infrastructure projects across the province this year. Schools, hospitals, roads and housing will all get a cash injection to enable construction of much-needed facilities and catalytic projects.
R3bn solar plants unveiled in Northern Cape

Financial benefits for SA from renewables exceed costs

In just one year, the financial benefits for South Africa from using renewable energy sources totalled R5.3-billion, exceeding the costs of wind and solar projects by almost R1-billion, an independent study by the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research has found.
Africa’s mobile money market flourishing

Africa’s mobile money market flourishing

The African continent is experiencing significant growth in mobile money transaction and payment solutions, despite some regulatory bodies being slow in adapting financial inclusion policies as required by their governments.
SA’s FirstRand spreads its investment footprint in Africa

SA’s FirstRand spreads its investment footprint in Africa

Africa’s current economic growth is providing impetus for South African financial services provider FirstRand to invest in real property across the continent.

BRICS to reform the global political and financial architecture

Minister of International Relations and Co-operation, Maite Nkoana-MashabaneNext week will see the leaders of China, India, Brazil, Russia and South Africa gather in Fortaleza,...
Bloomberg launches African media initiative

Bloomberg launches African media initiative

Former New York mayor Michael Bloomberg, in Johannesburg on Monday for the C40 Cities Mayors Summit, announced a $10-million initiative to support pan-African business and financial journalism, focusing initially on Kenya, Nigeria and South Africa.
Special courts key to World Cup success

Crime in SA at 15-year low: index

Crime in South Africa is at its lowest level in 15 years, having dropped by 38% since its peak in the 2002/03 financial year, according to the latest crime index from global analytics company IHS.

Top 50 Brands named

CELLPHONE companies lead the pack when it comes to the country’s most valuable brands. South Africa’s Top 50 Most Valuable Brands 2013 were named by Brand South Africa and Brand Finance Africa on 1 August, with MTN in pole position, followed by Vodacom.

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