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Application for PE fish farm referred back to DEA
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...

28 Aug 2015

Look who's on Ashley
Look who's on Ashley

For seven years South African government officials, doctors, vets and thousands of other cheating spouses may have spent over a quarter of a billion rand...

24 Aug 2015

Legal action threat on R6m paid for 2010 bus system publicity
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...

24 Aug 2015

Deputy President in Japan
Deputy President in Japan

PRETORIA: Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa is in Japan on an official visit to promote South Africa as a preferred destination for foreign direct investment...

24 Aug 2015

Prasa heading off track
Prasa heading off track

The embattled Passenger Rail Agency of SA (Prasa) is again in crisis following the derailment of one of its controversial Afro4000 locomotives...

20 Aug 2015

Coega welcomes Transnet operating license for Manganese container terminal
Coega welcomes Transnet operating license for Manganese container terminal

The cabinet's decision to issue Transnet Port Terminals with a permanent operating license for operating the manganese terminal at the Port of Ngqura...

18 Aug 2015

US rebukes SA over trade rules
US rebukes SA over trade rules

Constantly changing trade requirements imposed by SA on US goods undermine beneficial opportunities for agricultural producers and consumers...

By Reitumetse Pitso 17 Aug 2015

Acsa raises alarm over proposed sharp cut to new tariffs
Acsa raises alarm over proposed sharp cut to new tariffs

The Airports Company SA (Acsa), which manages nine major airports, says it will default on debt of R11bn and will have to ask the...

14 Aug 2015

Cape tolls will be three times Gauteng's
Cape tolls will be three times Gauteng's

Western Cape commuters would pay toll tariffs nearly three times higher than Gauteng's e-tolls should the plan to toll segments...

13 Aug 2015

Industrial policy is working
Industrial policy is working

The Industrial Policy Action Plan (IPAP) is working, President Jacob Zuma said on Tuesday. "What government has achieved, so far, through the implementation...

13 Aug 2015

Department promotes tourism products in Botswana
Department promotes tourism products in Botswana

It is evident that the Republic of Botswana remains an ideal hub for broad marketing and luring lucrative Tourism investment in the North West Province...

7 Aug 2015

SA aims to increase exports to Vietnam
SA aims to increase exports to Vietnam

CAPE TOWN: Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa says the South African government aims to narrow its trade deficit with the Socialist Republic of Vietnam...

6 Aug 2015

Over 4,000 De Doorns families benefit from govt support
Over 4,000 De Doorns families benefit from govt support

PRETORIA: Government has come to the aid of 4,021 families living in De Doorns in the Western Cape, whose breadwinners...

4 Aug 2015

Auditor-general to probe Prasa tender irregularities
Auditor-general to probe Prasa tender irregularities

Transport Minister Dipuo Peters has asked the auditor-general to investigate allegations of financial and tender irregularities...

3 Aug 2015

SAA launches direct flight from Accra to US
SAA launches direct flight from Accra to US

ACCRA: South African Airways (SAA) has launched a new direct flight from Accra to Washington DC, beginning on Monday...

3 Aug 2015

Is South Africa ready for smart cities?
Is South Africa ready for smart cities?

The concept of the 'smart city' is growing in popularity as more and more connected technologies emerge. The term has many definitions...

By Paul Divall 29 Jul 2015

Arcelor puts plant in care as steel sector reels
Arcelor puts plant in care as steel sector reels

SA's largest steel maker, ArcelorMittal SA, said yesterday that it was putting its Vereeniging long steelworks into "emergency care"

27 Jul 2015

Mobile survey informs Global Entrepreneurship Summit
Mobile survey informs Global Entrepreneurship Summit

GeoPoll the Global Entrepreneurship Network and the U.S. State Department released a survey of 1,000 business owners...

24 Jul 2015

PRASA off track with crucial upgrades
PRASA off track with crucial upgrades

The Passenger Rail Agency of SA (PRASA) is severely behind schedule on upgrades necessary for its new trains procured in a R51bn contract...

24 Jul 2015

SARS unveils high-tech cargo container scanner
SARS unveils high-tech cargo container scanner

CAPE TOWN: The launch of a high-tech cargo container scanner is an "end game" for the trade of illicit goods, says South African Revenue Service...

24 Jul 2015

Work on OSSB at the Port of Saldanha has commenced
Work on OSSB at the Port of Saldanha has commenced

Construction on Transnet National Ports Authority's new Off-Shore Supply Base (OSSB) at the Port of Saldanha has commenced....

23 Jul 2015

Policy poisons farming
Policy poisons farming

The government's failure to assist farmers by not providing competitive subsidies is forcing workers off the land and is putting increased pressure...

23 Jul 2015

Premier: manufacturing key to growing economy
Premier: manufacturing key to growing economy

PRETORIA: The manufacturing sector is still key to growing the economy and contributing to the country's Gross Domestic Product...

23 Jul 2015

Pilot license issued for remote piloted aircrafts
Pilot license issued for remote piloted aircrafts

PRETORIA: The South African Civil Aviation Authority (SACAA) has issued the first pilot's licence for remotely piloted aircraft systems...

20 Jul 2015

Infrastructure plan bears fruit
Infrastructure plan bears fruit

PRETORIA: Minister in the Presidency, Jeff Radebe says the government has taken the advice of the National Development Plan to heart and put in place...

17 Jul 2015

Deputy Minister plants vegetable garden
Deputy Minister plants vegetable garden

PRETORIA: Environmental Affairs deputy minister, Barbara Thompson led the department's commemorations of International Nelson Mandela Day...

16 Jul 2015

Topco Media launches official National Development Plan publication - Vision 2030
Topco Media launches official National Development Plan publication - Vision 2030

The forthcoming Vision 2030 publication is the result of a formal collaboration between the National Planning Commission (represented by the Department of Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation) and Topco Media...

Issued by Topco Media 16 Jul 2015

Transnet announces growth in revenue
Transnet announces growth in revenue

PRETORIA: Transnet's revenue for the financial year ended 31 March 2015 and grew by 8 percent to R61.2 billion...

15 Jul 2015

SA government urged to accelerate networked readiness
SA government urged to accelerate networked readiness

By increasing its investments in information and communications technologies (ICTs) infrastructure, South Africa has the opportunity to realise great benefits which will ultimately...

10 Jul 2015

High demand for SA's crafts, home decor
High demand for SA's crafts, home decor

ATLANTA - There is an increase in demand for South Africa's distinct superior quality handcrafts and an array of elegant home decor products in the American market, according to South African crafters and designers...

By Nthambeleni Gabara 9 Jul 2015

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