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National Treasury publishes proposals

south africa national treasury

National Treasury on Friday published a multi-billion rand request for proposals (RFP) for the provision of an enterprise resource system (ERP). [Read more…]

Moodys downgrades SA


Credit rating agency Moodys Investors Service has downgraded South Africa’s credit rating one notch from Baa1 to Baa2, while also revising the credit outlook from negative to stable, said National Treasury. [Read more…]

Sello Malatji – Humble beginnings to great success

Sello Malatji - Horticulture

They usually say wealth tends to create more wealth and that to succeed quicker in business, one has to come from a well off family or financial background. But a young entrepreneurs from Phalaborwa, a small town in Limpopo, has proven that having a rich background is not the only way to the top. [Read more…]

Innovation key to economic growth


Minister in the Presidency, Jeff Radebe, says BRICS countries must continue to embrace innovation as a key driver for economic growth. [Read more…]

Black industrialists programme to grow SA economy

black industrialists

Trade and Industry Deputy Minister Mzwandile Masina says the department has so far registered 18 qualifying black industrialists in a range of sectors to grow the South African economy. [Read more…]

Dube TradePort gets IDZ status

Dube TradePort

Durban – In a latest effort by government to promote industrialisation, the Dube TradePort in Durban will formally become a special economic zone under the new Special Economic Zones Act 16 of 2014. [Read more…]

Transnet, BHP sign R24-bn coal deal

Transnet Infrastructure

State-owned freight logistics group, Transnet and BHP have signed a whopping R24-billion on a 10-year take or pay export coal deal. [Read more…]

Economic value of trees central to NDP

Sustainable Future

The economic value of trees is central to the objectives of the National Development Plan (NDP) on job creation, building of the rural economy and the fight against security, says Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Minister Senzeni Zokwana. [Read more…]

Development comes to Diepsloot

diepsloot development

The Minister of Economic Development Ebrahim Patel and Small Business Development Minister Lindiwe Zulu will on Friday launch an initiative that is expected to bring development to the area of Diepsloot and create 50 000 permanent jobs. [Read more…]

PetroSA ends Mossel Bay gas terminal plans


PetroSA has decided not to establish a Floating Liquefied Natural Gas (FLNG) import terminal in Mossel Bay, following extensive feasibility research conducted by Worley Parsons. [Read more…]