President Jacob Zuma says South Africa and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) must explore ways to stimulate trade and investment between the two countries.
31 Oct 2013 06:07
The apparel manufacturing‚ brand‚ and retail industries in Africa and the US have joined forces in an effort to lobby for the immediate renewal of the African Growth and Opportunity Act (Agoa)‚ which is due to expire in 2015.
By Bekezela Phakathi 23 Oct 2013 08:39
South Africa launched an online, 24-hour radio station on Thursday, 17 October that aims to showcase its foreign policy and shore up its position as a continental economic and political powerhouse.
18 Oct 2013 09:08
Tax authorities are being more aggressive in challenging companies' tax practices, but this is leading to a disparity over what tax practitioners and politicians consider aggressive tax planning.
By Amanda Visser 11 Oct 2013 11:37
A series of damning military reports highlights alleged multimillion-rand tender irregularities said to have endangered thousands of South African troops battling rebels across Africa.
2 Oct 2013 10:27
The biggest barrier to implementing regional infrastructure projects in Africa are the countries themselves, the Infrastructure Africa conference heard in Sandton on Tuesday (16 July).
18 Jul 2013 09:48
Public Enterprises Minister Malusi Gigaba has called for greater scrutiny of funding that comes from Brics countries such as China when it comes to infrastructure investment in Africa.
By Nicky Smith 17 Jul 2013 13:01
Africa will not rely on funds from former colonial powers to support the establishment of an interim rapid reaction force to respond to coups on the continent, President Jacob Zuma said on Wednesday (19 June).
20 Jun 2013 10:33
Tight security has been thrown around the deployment of more than 1,000 heavily armed South African troops to the Democratic Republic of Congo.
By Graeme Hosken 18 Jun 2013 08:59
Defence Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula confirmed last week that South Africa had deployed troops to countries neighbouring the Central African Republic to assist with the withdrawal of SANDF forces in the CAR. She was speaking to journalists at the Cape Town Press Club.
27 May 2013 09:45
The South African Tourism Indaba should expand its platform by attracting even more exhibitors and buyers from the African continent, Tourism Minister Marthinus Van Schalkwyk said on Sunday (12 May).
14 May 2013 11:56
African governments should own at least a 50% of any new mining venture in order to ensure that the country gets more of the revenue from mining projects.
By Paul Vecchiatto 13 May 2013 14:21
Germany's Foreign Affairs Minister Guido Westerwelle praised South Africa on Monday (29 April) for its interventions in strife-torn countries on the African continent.
30 Apr 2013 10:02
Opposition parties were accused on Tuesday (23 April) of seeking to score political points from the death of South African soldiers in the Central African Republic (CAR).
24 Apr 2013 10:12
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