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Work begins on South Africa's R84bn smart city

Five African cities of opportunity

The continent's most dynamic and future-focused cities are highlighted in Into Africa - the Continent's Cities of Opportunity. The top five are Johannesburg, Cairo, Tunis, Algiers and Casablanca - they "demonstrate the strengths and weaknesses of Africa's urban future".
ABB secures $23m Eskom order

ABB secures $23m Eskom order

Multinational power and automation technology group ABB has won a US$23-million order from Eskom to provide a plant solution for the Ingula Pumped Storage Scheme, currently under construction on the border of the Free State and KwaZulu-Natal provinces.

Brewery spreads African reach

South Africa-born multinational SABMiller, the world’s second-largest brewery, is to tap into an African market worth over US$3-billion by opening four new brewing plants in Mozambique, Tanzania, Sudan and Angola.  

Africa's biggest supercomputer

Africa’s biggest supercomputer

The government and multinational technology firm IBM have launched the Blue Gene for Africa initiative. Based in Cape Town, the Blue Gene/P will be the most powerful supercomputer on the continent, helping with projects ranging from environmental simulations to complex systems modelling.
Cisco to build R215m innovation centre

Cisco to build R215m innovation centre

Multinational ICT company Cisco Systems is to invest R215-million in the Cisco Innovation Hub Technology Centre in Pretoria. The centre will foster skills, intellectual property, entrepreneurship and solution development capabilities in South Africa's ICT sector.
JSE honours its 'stalwart' companies

British American Tobacco heads for JSE

Swiss luxury goods firm Richemont and local investment company Remgro are to dispose of the majority of their holdings in British American Tobacco, which will see the multinational tobacco giant listing on the JSE. With a market capitalisation of around R560-billion, it will be among the three largest companies on South Africa's exchange.


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