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ECDC puts millions into provincial projects
ECDC puts millions into provincial projects

The Eastern Cape Development Corporation (ECDC) has provided funding of R2,5m for two pilot projects for testing the development of furniture from polyfibre.

24 Oct 2014 07:36

Current account deficit grows
Current account deficit grows

South Africa's current account deficit has increased to about 5.5% of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) over the past two years.

23 Oct 2014 08:55

Higher profit pressure faces state-owned enterprises
Higher profit pressure faces state-owned enterprises

Members of Parliament have responded to Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene's inaugural Medium Term Budget Policy Statement (MTBPS), which he tabled in Parliament on Wednesday (22 October).

By Neo Semono 23 Oct 2014 08:26

The tablet computer that understands isiZulu
The tablet computer that understands isiZulu

South Africans can now use a tablet computer that understands Zulu. The Smart Tab 3G, which sells for R999 (on a prepaid deal) was designed as a low cost device for emerging markets...

22 Oct 2014 10:30

DTI registers 18 industrialists for future development
DTI registers 18 industrialists for future development

So far registered 18 qualifying black industrialists in a range of sectors have been registered by the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) according to Deputy Minister Mzwandile Masina.

22 Oct 2014 08:00

Nxesi says built environment needs urgent transformation
Nxesi says built environment needs urgent transformation

Public Works Minister Thulas Nxesi says it's high time the built environment sector picks up the pace of transformation.

22 Oct 2014 07:32

Research investment needed for small businesses
Research investment needed for small businesses

Small Business Development Minister Lindiwe Zulu has called for investment in research for the small business sector.

22 Oct 2014 07:14

Bakos Brothers acquires Gordon Fraser
Bakos Brothers acquires Gordon Fraser

Bakos Brothers has acquired Gordon Fraser, which positions Bakos Brothers as one of the biggest manufacturer and retailer of high-end furniture on the African continent. The company had a 21% growth in 2013, which to date this year has increased to 48%.

17 Oct 2014 13:15

State may sell Vodacom stake to fund Eskom
State may sell Vodacom stake to fund Eskom

Crushing financial pressure on Eskom has compelled the government to consider selling its R26bn stake in Vodacom and to assess its other listed holdings‚ such as Telkom to raise the cash that Eskom needs.

By Thabiso Mochiko and Andiswa Maqutu 17 Oct 2014 11:17

Manamela tells youth to 'seize opportunities'
Manamela tells youth to 'seize opportunities'

The Deputy Minister in the Presidency, Buti Manamela, says young South Africans must make the most of the opportunities government has offered them and must take personal control of improving their lives

17 Oct 2014 08:29

Mining, manufacturing remain marooned
Mining, manufacturing remain marooned

Dismal data‚ showing that both mining and manufacturing output contracted on an annual basis in August‚ highlight the continued vulnerability of SA's productive sectors.

By Claire Bisseker 10 Oct 2014 10:58

Gauteng commissions township economy study
Gauteng commissions township economy study

The Gauteng Provincial Government will commission a baseline study on the township economy to understand its size, spread and strength as well as innovative ways of measuring its social and economic importance.

10 Oct 2014 09:08

Ellies shares fall 20% to R1.13
Ellies shares fall 20% to R1.13

Shares of electrical goods maker Ellies collapsed to a five-year low as uncertainty mounted around its upcoming rights issue and asset sale.

By Fifi Peters 9 Oct 2014 11:01

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