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Budget 2020 means doing more with less

Health Minister, Dr Zweli Mkhize, says amid a difficult period for the fiscus, the department will focus on revitalising the health sector with the resources that are available. [Read more…]

Chambers Club launches in Durban

Durban: Chambers Club, a members’ club for South Africa and Africa’s business and professional community located in the iconic Professional Quarter in the heart of the city, launches formally recently. [Read more…]

What Africa needs to attract foreign investment

President Cyril Ramaphosa says for African countries to be on the rise and attract investment, they need to address governance issues, root out corruption and improve the ease of doing business. [Read more…]

SA Growth outlook revised downwards

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South Africa’s growth outlook has been revised downwards to 0.7% in 2018, said National Treasury on Wednesday. [Read more…]

SA provides fertile ground for investment

President Cyril Ramaphosa has assured potential investors that South Africa is working hard to provide a conducive environment for investors. [Read more…]

Strategic Investment in Africa’s ports

 

Durban Harbour - SSA Port

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa – April, 2018 – Africa needs to take advantage of the economic potential of its ports and shipping sector if it is to realise its growth ambitions. Globally, ports are gateways for 80% of merchandise trade by volume and 70% by value. Investment in ports and their related transport infrastructure to advance trade and promote overall economic development and growth is therefore vital – particularly in emerging economies that are currently under-served by modern transportation facilities. [Read more…]

Diversification to grow regional economy via SADC

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“The diversification of our economies and industrialisation will ultimately put the region on its rightful path as a global economic player,” said President Jacob Zuma, who is also the chair of the SADC regional bloc, on Tuesday. [Read more…]

SA seeks bigger benefits for Africa in global economy

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South Africa – With Africa beset by the double scourge of illicit financial outflows and the disparity of the global economy, President Jacob Zuma says the United Nations must play a central role in tackling both issues. [Read more…]

President Zuma returns from 9th BRICS Summit

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President Jacob Zuma is back in the country after his successful working visit to Xiamen, China, where he attended the ninth BRICS Summit. [Read more…]

Medium-Term Budget Policy Statement delivered

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Pretoria – Business has welcomed the Medium-Term Budget Policy Statement (MTBPS) delivered by Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan. [Read more…]