Companies in the shipping industry and port authorities are seeking to resolve the challenges that South Africa's high port tariffs represent and to make it easier to do business in the country‚ says Maersk South Africa's Fred Jacobs.
By Ntsakisi Maswanganyi 11 Feb 2014 08:20
International Relations and Cooperation Deputy Minister Ebrahim Ebrahim will continue consultations over the release of the South African hostage, Pierre Korkie, in Yemen, today.
20 Jan 2014 11:18
Syria, Iraq, Egypt most deadly nations for journalists. In South Africa, as and when the contraversial POIB becomes law, journalists could face very stiff penalties.
31 Dec 2013 06:44
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
Mineral Resources Minister Susan Shabangu has come out in full support of the recent actions by the Public Investment Corporation (PIC) in voting against pay increases awarded to the chief executives of various mining companies at annual general meetings held recently.
By Brendan Ryan 29 Aug 2013 10:43
The double tax agreement between Mauritius and South Africa, which came into force in 1997 has been renegotiated.
By Bernard du Plessis - ENS tax department 12 Aug 2013 09:31
Let's get some facts straight on the effective banning of the film, Of Good Report*, which was due to open the Durban International Film Festival - 18-28 July.
By Anton Harber 30 Jul 2013 06:37
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
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
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