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Press release: South Africa ranked among top countries for FDI and remains an attractive...

Brand South Africa welcomes South Africa’s performance in the 2017 A.T. Kearney Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) Confidence Index, as well as in the Africa...
BRICS Development Bank officially opens for business

BRICS Development Bank officially opens for business

The New Development Bank (NDB), operated by the BRICS grouping of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa, has formally opened for business. According to the National Treasury, the country's role in the bank will strengthen its position as a financial centre for the continent.
Halaal food park on cards for South Africa

Halaal food park on cards for South Africa

The government of the Western Cape has plans to establish a R1-billion halaal agri-processing food park to capitalise on the multitrillion-dollar global halaal market. The park will be a cluster of manufacturing and service firms in the halaal industry.
Gibela on track for South African factory

Gibela on track for South African factory

Construction on the Gibela industrial complex in Gauteng is to begin later this year, says the rail transport consortium. Once fully operational, it will produce 62 trains a year. Local suppliers are crucial, and the facility will help to spark industrial growth in the region.
South Africa moves to unlock 'blue economy'

South Africa moves to unlock ‘blue economy’

Teams of representatives from the government, business, labour, civil society and academia have begun working on plans to unlock the economic potential of South Africa's oceans, in the first activation of a new initiative, dubbed Operation Phakisa, that was launched by President Jacob Zuma on the weekend.
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Free wi-fi for South Africa’s taxi commuters

South African commuters using the country's most popular form of public transport - the minibus taxi - will now be able to update their Facebook status, check their e-mail and surf the internet through a free wi-fi connection on their way to work.
Mobile data 'revolution' in Sub-Saharan Africa

Mobile data ‘revolution’ in Sub-Saharan Africa

Mobile broadband is the primary way sub-Saharan Africa consumers access the internet, Swedish company Ericsson points out in its latest report on mobility in Sub-Saharan Africa. It predicts that there will be 930-million subscriptions in the region in just five years time.
Ekurhuleni hub to drive business

Increased confidence in govt support for SMEs

South African government support programmes for small and medium enterprises (SMEs) are receiving better approval ratings from their users, according to a new survey by technology market researchers World Wide Worx.
SA comedian signs movie deal at Cannes

SA comedian signs movie deal at Cannes

South African comedian David Kau clinched a deal with US company Archstone Distribution the Cannes Film Festival on Tuesday for his upcoming movie Sekwankwetla, about a South African township superhero who can fly - but no more than 10 centimetres high.
SA fares well in emerging markets study

JSE equity market data now available via Google

South Africa's Johannesburg Stock Exchange - one of the top 20 exchanges in the world in terms of market capitalisation - has teamed up with Google Finance to enable local and international and investors to track JSE equity market data online.

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