South Africa's mining sector contributes 9% of GDP directly and over 30% in foreign exchange earnings, writes Minister of Mineral Resources Ngoako Ramatlhodi. Now new regulatory reforms are set to boost this contribution even further.
South Africa’s space weather centre, one of 13 in the world, has been opened in the Western Cape. There are hopes the facility will improve the country’s position in the global space sector and enable it to achieve its space-related ambitions.
• SA to take the final frontier
Pharmaceutical giant Adcock Ingram has debuted on the JSE stock exchange amid glittery promises to continue pumping money into the health and medicines sector in South Africa.