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VIDEO: Budget 2017- word on the street

The Minister of Finance Pravin Gordhan will deliver his budget speech in parliament on 22 February 2017.The Minister’s speech will address the social and...

Infographic: Mining robot can save lives

Safety in mines is a big issue in South Africa, and robots produced by the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research present the perfect solution. Its Mobile Intelligence Autonomous Systems group created and tested robots that can monitor the safety of mines after blasting.

Summit explores Japan’s role in developing Africa’s ‘great economic potential’

The fourth Japan Summit, hosted by Brand South Africa in Sandton this week, highlighted the importance of trade between South Africa and Japan and...

Infographic: Khi Solar One

Khi Solar One is Africa's first concentrated solar power plant. Situated outside of Upington in the Northern Cape, the 140-hectare plant will produce 50 megawatts of power by using 4 200 concave mirrors to reflect and concentratea large area of sunlight onto a small area on a 205 metre tower.

 

22 monuments for 22 years of freedom

There are a significant number of monuments to peace and freedom scattered across South Africa – not surprising given its long history of struggle against oppression. With April marking the 22nd anniversary of South Africa’s freedom, we will showcase 22 monuments that pay homage to those who made this country great.

The languages of South Africa

We're not called the rainbow nation for nothing. South Africa has 11 official languages, and scores of unofficial ones. English is the most commonly...

All people in South Africa are and feel safe

In 2030, all people living in South Africa feel safe, have no fear of crime, are properly served by the police and courts, and know corruption no longer eats away at their livelihoods.

The Free State, South Africa’s heartland

Lying in the heart of South Africa, the Free State's rolling farmlands make it the breadbasket of South Africa. It is a province with...

Mandela: a life in books

There are plenty of books about Nelson Mandela – written by himself, by people who knew him and by historians and journalists. Taken together, they tell a story of a life that towers above others, yet also reveal the more private experiences of the great man.

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South Africa’s Beerhouse has 99 bottles of beer

The founder-owner of the South African restaurant, Beerhouse, aims to have 20 outlets across the country by 2020. The third venue, in Pretoria, opened...

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