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Four cadets return from nuclear training programme

South Africa's need to develop its nuclear power plant operations knowledge was reiterated by a group of delegates returning from the South African Civil Nuclear Energy Training Programme, held in China earlier this year...

Conference to re-energise Africa

The upcoming International Renewable Energy Conference (IREC) is expected to re-energise Africa by finding solutions to accelerate the global scale-up of renewable energy...

Gauteng MEC meets with Tembisa shopkeepers

The Gauteng MEC for Economic Development, Environment, Agriculture and Rural Development, Lebogang Maile, recently convened with township shopkeepers in Tembisa to discuss a dispute over municipal rates and service charges...

New machinery regulations launched

The Department of labour's Electrical and Mechanical Engineering Directorate has launched the new Driven Machinery Regulations (DMR)...

Medupi to empower SA's economy

The completion of Medupi is expected to grow South Africa's Gross Domestic Product (GDP) by about 0.35% a year, says President Jacob Zuma...

Application for PE fish farm referred back to DEA

BEE Molewa, the minister of environmental affairs, announced that the application by the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (DAFF) regarding the development of a fish farm in Port Elizabeth...

DTI director: improving policy environment will benefit SA

SA should aspire to having an enabling policy environment to attract foreign direct investments, green economy director at the Department of Trade and Industry...

[SA Innovation Summit] Reimagining the future

"It ain't about us, it's about creating a space for our children to flourish. We have a responsibility to the future," says Gavin Mageni, Head of the SABS Design Institute...

By Nicci Botha

[SA Innovation Summit] Emerging companies insights: Where do we stand?

In a good news, bad news scenario, people would rather hear the bad news first. And in the case of emerging entrepreneurial businesses in South Africa, local is not so lekker, say Maija de Riijk-Uys and Alexandra Fraser of PwC Accelerator and Silicon Cape respectively...

By Nicci Botha

WWF-SA concerned about government's INDC to the UNFCCC

WWF South Africa has expressed its concern about the vague and defensive position taken by the South African government in its Intended Nationally Determined Contribution (INDC) to the 21st United Nations Climate Change Negotiations Conference (UNCCNC)...

Free trade agreement to offer limitless opportunities

PRETORIA: Once established, the Continental Free Trade Agreement (CFTA) will offer "limitless opportunities" to world markets such as Japan...

R1m windfall for Lavender Hill school library and hall

Levana, an impoverished primary school in Lavender Hill, has received a gift of R1m to build a library and school hall...

Help-for-farmers plan withers on vine

After promising to revitalise Gauteng's economy by helping small-scale farmers, the provincial department of economic development, agriculture...

Legal action threat on R6m paid for 2010 bus system publicity

City manager Mpilo Mbambisa and five other Nelson Mandela Bay municipal officials have been given an ultimatum...

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